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Android Phone Cameras–Which One is Best for Coaches?

In the June 2012 issue of Wired Magazine, they did a test of a number of Android phone cameras.  They rated the HTC One X as the best especially for “rapid-fire sports shots.”  The HTC One X has a burst mode–the only Android phone with it–that allows it to shoot four frames per second.  While …

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New Red Cross First Aid Smartphone App–Great for Coaches

The American Red Cross has come out with a free First Aid iPhone app.  This new app features: • Simple step-by-step instructions guide you through everyday first aid scenarios. • Fully integrated with 9-1-1 so you can call EMS from the app at any time. • Safety tips for everything, from severe winter weather to …

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Smartphone Technology for Coaches Part 5

At the recent National Coaching Conf in Colorado, I had the pleasure of meeting the Dartfish CEO who briefed me on their iPhone app–EasyTag (also available or soon to be available on Android platforms).  Even if you don’t use Dartfish software to analyze your video, you can use their free EasyTag app to help you …

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Smartphone Technology for Coaches Part 4

Just a short note about Dragon Dictation’s free iPhone app.   I use it to compose emails, texts and to just create a reminder to myself about something.  You also can send your notes straight to Facebook or Twitter.  Tips on how to fully use its capabilities are available online. I think this is a good …

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Smartphone Apps for Coaches Part 3

With the spring outdoor sports season well underway and with the summer season looming, it is a good time to think about ways to keep safe during thunderstorms particularly from the threat from lightning strikes.  There are a few iPhone apps out there providing the means of warning coaches, officials and parents of nearby dangerous …

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