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Popular Phone Apps and Games Designed in Charlotte

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Popular Phone Apps and Games Designed in Charlotte It didn't take long for smart phones to catch on - and why not? They are, after all, more than phones. They're mini computers that let us surf the web, check our stocks, the news, the weather, sports scores, play games, shop, find a restaurant, calculate the waiter's tip. In short, if there's something you want to do with your smart phone - there's an app for that. But who creates these apps? We'll meet some local people doing just that. Guests Jeremy Olson - UNC Charlotte Senior who has created a popular iPhone app called Grades 2 (and has started his own app design business, Tapity) Eve Powell - Doctoral student in Computer Science at UNC Charlotte who is developing a game for iPhone called "Final Reality" and has already released a game called Snag'em. She's also a National Science Foundation Fellow Dr. Mohamed Shehab - Assistant Professor of Software and Information Systems at UNC Charlotte Jim Eskew - Senior Developer of Mobile Applications and Shared Services at TIAA-CREF. He created the CLT Light Rail App and others. Add and read comments WFAE App for iPhone and Android The free WFAE App allows you to listen to all three WFAE live streams, plus pause and rewind the live audio. You can also explore On Demand content, search for your favorite stories, and even bookmark a story for later.