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Stamp Show APP-titude

The Stamp Collecting Report, I'm Lloyd de Vries.

If you visit the American Philatelic Society's Stamp Show in Milwaukee, you may see a lot
of people walking around looking at their phones and tablets. Not all of them will be
texting their friends  many will be checking the new mobile app for the show.

A-P-S Stamp-Show is the biggest stamp collecting show in the U-S each year, and draws
thousands of people.

As far as I know, this is the first app for a stamp show, and it's well done. It contains
the show's schedule, a list of exhibits, a list of dealers and a floor plan so you can
find those dealers and exhibits. There's even a map, presumably to help you find your way
back to the convention center each day.

The schedule allows you to select events you want to attend, and get notifications that
they're about to start. If I have a quibble, though, it's that you can't transfer events
you want to attend to your regular personal calendar, and you can't add your own events,
such as a get-together with friends... at least not that I found on my i-Phone.

I'm Lloyd de Vries of The Virtual Stamp Club. For more on stamps and stamp collecting,
visit virtual-stamp-club-dot-com.

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