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Smartphone Applications Bettering our Lives

By Connected Nation

Written by: Zach Gerhardt You might remember the 2009 Apple Commercial, “There’s An App For That” that described how there is essentially an application on an iPhone for everything. Since then, all smartphones now carry “apps” consumers can utilize for many reasons. Whether it is the hottest game or a ledger to help manage your finances, you can access and download apps on your smartphone and use them a minute later. According to Business Insider, Apple launched the App Store on July 10, 2008. Users of iPhones during the launch of the store had access to nearly 500 applications. Now they have access to hundreds of thousands. PhoneSaber, New...

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Connect South Carolina Joins Governor to Highlight Work of The Foundation

By Lyndsey Kleven

The Original Six Foundation was founded by Governor Nikki R. Haley to unite private support to solve public challenges. The Foundation's mission is to empower communities to reach their potential through facilitating and collaborating in the areas of education, quality of life, community service, and workforce readiness. Connect South Carolina helped support the Foundation's mission by participating in the individual community events around the state, as well as providing data on broadband adoption in South Carolina for the Original Six Foundation's most recent Board meeting.  An event held on August 18 was a celebration to...

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