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The best apps to ride out the second round of the polar vortex

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If you’re going to be riding out this winter wonderland with your smartphone, tablet or other device, make sure you have the best apps. Temperatures are expected to stay below freezing until Saturday, with wind chills dipping below zero, according to the National Weather Service. Here are our suggestions:

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Smartphone apps for last minute pre-shopping

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Attention, shoppers: If you just decided to join the Black Friday shopping crunch but didn't prepare well, don't despair: Just pick up your smartphone. It could be your new best friend.

Even if you haven't invested a week or more reading sales circulars, you can play catch up with the latest mobile shopping applications.

Loaded properly, your phone can help you ensure that the "deal"...

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