Aug 14 2012

Male Model Search for 'The Price is RIght'

'The Price is Right' launches first search for a male model. CNN 

Maybe Scott could be the first male model for 'The Price is Right.'

Have you always wanted to show off flashy cars and cozy new living room sets on national television? "The Price is Right" may be famous for Bob Barker (and now Drew Carey)'s lovely ladies, but now "The Price is Right" is holding a contest to find its first male model.

In the game show's nearly 40-year history, the prizes have almost always been displayed by female models, but now one guy will get to try out the gig for a week on the CBS show, which is currently hosted by Drew Carey.

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Aug 14 2012

Restaurant Wait Time, There's An App For That

App estimates wait times at Portland Restaurants. KPTV

If you're tired of waiting in line at your favorite restaurant, a new app made by a Portland developer could solve the problem.

"Tables Up" launched this month in Portland.

The app estimates the wait time to get a table at some of Portland's most popular restaurants. 

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Aug 14 2012

Back To School, There's An App For That

Kids ease back to school with playful learning apps. USA TODAY

Many apps provide kids with playful ways to approach learning. Some are so stealthy about their educational agenda that kids don't initially realize they're learning. Here are four apps that your kids will want to play because they're fun, but which also deliver some solid learning.

DragonBox

From WeWantToKnow AS, best for ages 7-up, $2.99, iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android

Rating: 4 stars (out of 4)

Noodle Words HD - Action Set 1

From NoodleWorks, best for ages 4-7, $2.99, iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad

Rating: 4 stars

Rounds: Franklin Frog

From Nosy Crow, best for ages 3-6, $4.99, iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad

Rating: 4 stars

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