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Ever wondered how many calories a Fantastic Frank has? Or what the fastest route on foot from Surge to McComas is? Well, now you can get all that information and much more with Hokie Helper! With a few taps, you can check the forecast for Blacksburg, find out what is going on in Hokie Twitterverse, and keep track of your diet at Virginia Tech dining halls.


Features:
Dining: Includes hours of operation, location, contact information and prices for all the dining halls. Provides nutritional information for almost every item available at D2, Deets, DXpress, Hokie Grill, Owens Food Court, Shultz, Shultz Express and West End. Allows you to keep track of your diet so you can be more prepared to avoid the dreaded Freshman Fifteen!

Maps: Includes sidewalk walking directions around the campus of Virginia Tech. The campus directory includes every building on campus and provides easy-to-follow directions for walking or biking.

Twitter Feed: Provides a feed of most recent tweets by Twitter accounts related to Virginia Tech. Get up-to-the minute news and information about what's happening on campus and around Blacksburg.

Information: Includes a list of important contacts to which every student should have easy access (eg. Safe Ride, VT Police, Student Affairs etc.). Also includes the academic calendar for the current school year.

Weather: Provides current conditions for Blacksburg, Virginia and a 7-day forecast. Weather information is provided by WeatherBug.

This app was designed, developed, and tested by the Virginia Tech Mobile Application Development Club.

For questions or concerns please email: [email protected]

Recent changes:
Added Turner Place dining places
New layout for dining
4.0 Look and feel
Twitter feed layout changed
Weather back-end changed
Bug fixes
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File size
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About HokieHelper
Ever wondered how many calories a Fantastic Frank has? Or what the fastest route on foot from Surge to McComas is? Well, now you can get all that information and much more with Hokie Helper! With a few taps, you can check the forecast for Blacksburg, find out what is going on in Hokie Twitterverse, and keep track of your diet at Virginia Tech dining halls.


Features:
Dining: Includes hours of operation, location, contact information and prices for all the dining halls. Provides nutritional information for almost every item available at D2, Deets, DXpress, Hokie Grill, Owens Food Court, Shultz, Shultz Express and West End. Allows you to keep track of your diet so you can be more prepared to avoid the dreaded Freshman Fifteen!

Maps: Includes sidewalk walking directions around the campus of Virginia Tech. The campus directory includes every building on campus and provides easy-to-follow directions for walking or biking.

Twitter Feed: Provides a feed of most recent tweets by Twitter accounts related to Virginia Tech. Get up-to-the minute news and information about what's happening on campus and around Blacksburg.

Information: Includes a list of important contacts to which every student should have easy access (eg. Safe Ride, VT Police, Student Affairs etc.). Also includes the academic calendar for the current school year.

Weather: Provides current conditions for Blacksburg, Virginia and a 7-day forecast. Weather information is provided by WeatherBug.

This app was designed, developed, and tested by the Virginia Tech Mobile Application Development Club.

For questions or concerns please email: [email protected]

Recent changes:
Added Turner Place dining places
New layout for dining
4.0 Look and feel
Twitter feed layout changed
Weather back-end changed
Bug fixes

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Android Market Comments
A Google User
Dec 17, 2013
Essential App Great for finding info like what dining halls are open!
A Google User
Sep 14, 2013
Pretty good..some fixes needed Great app, much better than the hokie mobile for iPhone, needs to update though that qdoba in Turner Place closes at 9 on Fridays now, not 10...other than that solid
A Google User
Mar 1, 2013
Good, not great Food isn't updated as much as it should be, and force closes all the time Galaxy Note 2.
A Google User
Mar 1, 2013
Good, not great Food isn't updated as much as it should be, and force closes all the time Galaxy Note 2.
A Google User
Feb 3, 2013
Every VT student should have this This app has almost everything you could need to know as a student at Virginia Tech. I use the dining hall open/closed screen all the time! Some things I would suggest adding in future updates are gym hours, more in depth nutrition info, and the academic calendar.