Finding a sober ride with the click of a button

If you are worried about your college student finding a safe ride home after a night of partying, there could soon be an app to quell parental fears.

Monday - 09/02/2013, 07:27am EDT

Gaga opens iTunes Festival, video streaming available

The month-long iTunes Festival London 2013 is underway. Lady Gaga opened the festival, which can be watched live, for free on a mobile app.

Monday - 09/02/2013, 06:59am EDT

'Smart sock' soothes nervous new parents

Most parents can recall bringing a newborn baby home, nervously thinking "I don't see his chest moving - is he breathing?" A new "smart sock" sends heart rate and oxygen levels to a parent's smartphone.

Thursday - 08/29/2013, 10:00am EDT
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New site records readings of MLK's 'Dream' speech

National Park Foundation, Google launch site to record readings of MLK's 'Dream' speech

Tuesday - 08/27/2013, 08:32am EDT

Govt. warns Android vulnerable to mobile hacks

A memo by the Department of Homeland Security shows most mobile malware targets the popular Android operating system.

Tuesday - 08/27/2013, 07:08am EDT

A lost pet? There's an app for that

Those who have ever lost a pet know a missing four-legged family member can cause great heartache. But now, there's an app for that.

Monday - 08/26/2013, 01:25pm EDT

IKEA furniture app lets you try before you buy -- virtually (Video)

Thinking about buying some new furniture? Now you can try before you buy -- at least virtually.

Thursday - 08/22/2013, 04:29am EDT

Smartphone apps that help you get a good night's sleep

The conventional wisdom says that using your smartphone before going to bed will keep you awake at night, and that's true. But there are a few ways your phone can help you get a good night's sleep.

Tuesday - 08/20/2013, 04:52am EDT

D.C. launches app for reporting sexual assault

Smartphones could be the answer to connecting victims of sexual abuse to the help they need.

Thursday - 08/15/2013, 09:57am EDT

Smartphone cradle, app detect toxins, bacteria

Using smartphone cradle and app, researchers develop handheld biosensor to detect toxins

Saturday - 08/03/2013, 04:16pm EDT

App will let you pay restaurant check

WTOP's Kyle Cooper reports.

Thursday - 08/01/2013, 07:32am EDT

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Smartphone app sends breakup texts for you

A new smartphone app will compose your breakup text for you.

Tuesday - 07/30/2013, 08:31am EDT
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Apps, services that block robocalls (Video)

There's nothing stopping all pesky robocalls from reaching phones, but some apps and number-blocking services can help.

Friday - 07/19/2013, 07:56am EDT

The top iPhone and iPad apps on App Store

This week's top 10 paid and free apps for iPhone and iPad on the App Store

Tuesday - 07/09/2013, 07:20pm EDT

Patience is a virtue: Catch last-minute hotel deals with smartphone apps

There are lots of discounts for travelers who have the stomach to wait until the day of their stay to make reservations.

Tuesday - 07/09/2013, 05:47am EDT

Teens prefer newer social media sites over Facebook

Teenagers aren't as crazy about Facebook as they used to be. So what's hot now?

Thursday - 07/04/2013, 05:02am EDT

Apps mix history with technology at Gettysburg

Apps mix history with technology at the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg

Saturday - 06/29/2013, 04:12pm EDT

Fitness tracker finds out how active your dog is (Video)

Want to track your dog's activity and health? Well now there's an app for that.

Tuesday - 06/18/2013, 04:22am EDT

A new app that lets you share the things you hate

Hate being stuck in traffic? Hate waiting at a restaurant for a table? Hate the weather? What else do you hate? Now, there's an app for that.

Friday - 05/17/2013, 12:56pm EDT

Increasing the likelihood of faulty medical device reporting with new app

Got a problem with a medical device, drug, or vaccine? Now, there's an app for that.

Friday - 05/17/2013, 09:06am EDT
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