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    Apps to Measure Stuff

    Our smartphones and tablets are useful tools for tackling a lot of tasks, but did you know that they can be used as actual measuring tools for distance and dimension? It’s true, as PC Mike Wendland shows you this week in his report. AirMeasure lets users measure everything from small items, to room dimensions, to faraway buildings and structures. It has laser levels that can be added to any wall or surface, brushes for drawing or marking things in 3D, and a catalog filled with virtual furniture that can be previewed in a room. The app is 99 cents for iOS and a beta version is available for Android. Planimeter…