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Precision Farming: Phone Apps That Help You Farm

By Len Wilcox, Contributing Writer

Whether a person loves them or hates them, cell phones are an integral part of our lives now.  They have become so much more than a phone that we need to find a new name for these devices; cell phone just doesn’t cover it any more.  These are super-computers that put tremendous power right in the palm of our hand.   There’s been an explosion of programs or apps that take advantage of all that computing power.  They put all of the world’s knowledge within reach of anyone who asks for it, at a moment’s notice.  Taking advantage of the things this amazing device can do is becoming second nature for all of us.   In the past, apps were developed for either Android or Apple devices, since they use very different operating systems (it’s like the difference between gas and diesel engines).  However, now apps are usually developed for...

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