Several Convenient Heat-Beating Apps Now Available On Major Platforms

CBS New York

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NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Some are turning to technology to help beat the heat.

Your smartphone can actually help you stay safe and cool in these sweltering conditions, CBS 2’s Dick Brennan reported Thursday.

“I think people should know when to get out of the sun,” Judi Jordhal said.

But if you don’t, there’s an app for that. For example, there’s “Sun Safe” for the iPhone. It gets information on UV conditions and calculates just how long it’s okay for your skin. And then the app alerts you when it’s time to go inside or cover up.

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But that’s a tough sell for a guy like the West Side’s Greg Miller, who…

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