Android app turns phone into tiny weather station

Newer Android devices, including the Galaxy S III smartphone and the Nexus 10 tablet, are equipped with atmospheric pressure sensors that could lead to better forecasts.

Tuesday - 02/12/2013, 04:38am EST

Bandsintown app helps music lovers track concerts

Bandsintown app helps keep track of concerts in the area so you never miss a show from your favorite band.

Friday - 02/08/2013, 03:56am EST
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Porn controversy prompts NC-17 rating for Vine

The popular new Twitter-owned video-sharing app, Vine, now requires users to promise they're at least 17 years of age, because the app has become a popular venue for pornography.

Wednesday - 02/06/2013, 09:43am EST

Drink a lot, for 10 years, and you'll look like this ...

A new smartphone app, "Drinking Mirror," shows how excessive drinking can ruin your looks.

Tuesday - 02/05/2013, 11:11am EST

Va. disaster information? There's an app for that

Need help preparing for a disaster in Virginia? There's an app for that.

Friday - 01/18/2013, 04:03am EST

Fighting local crime is in your hands, literally

Those too busy to talk with neighbors or attend community meetings with local police officers can still team up to fight crime where they live.

Thursday - 12/27/2012, 04:01am EST

Va. Tech researchers develop an app to ID trees

Researchers at Virginia Tech have developed a smartphone app to help hikers and others identify trees.

Friday - 12/21/2012, 03:28am EST

Pet apps make clutter-free gifts for owners

Apps aren't just for people anymore. Here is a roundup of popular pet apps for mobile devices. The cost of apps ranges from free to a few dollars.

Tuesday - 12/11/2012, 08:18am EST

More TV apps come to Xbox Live as usage grows

Microsoft is rolling out dozens of new apps for the Xbox 360, building on statistics that show members of its paid online subscription service spend more time on it watching video than they do playing multiplayer games over the Internet.

Tuesday - 12/11/2012, 06:38am EST

Alicia Keys: I want to cut my hair even shorter

Alicia Keys recently chopped off most of her hair, and the singer is looking to go even shorter.

Monday - 12/10/2012, 01:15pm EST

Instagram sent up in the style of Nickelback (VIDEO)

For better or for worse, Instagram and Nickelback are seemingly ever-present in our culture.

Wednesday - 12/05/2012, 10:39am EST

Holiday apps track shopping lists, spending

Savvy shoppers know they can use their smartphones to comparison shop, but a series of new apps can also make the holidays a lot easier by helping users keep track of shopping lists and budgets.

Monday - 12/03/2012, 01:16pm EST

Cars going even more high-tech in the future

A decade or so ago, the most important features in a car for many people were horsepower and the number of seats, but now there are more high- tech things to consider, with even more in the testing stages.

Monday - 12/03/2012, 09:05am EST

How you can save on your electric bills

D.C. offers an app aimed at making the Public Service Commission more transparent. In Maryland, there's a website that lets you comparison shop for electric suppliers.

Wednesday - 11/28/2012, 04:43am EST

'App economy' isn't slowing down

Around the world, the consumer appetite for apps seems to be insatiable.

Wednesday - 11/28/2012, 04:18am EST

Shopping apps changing the game this holiday

Cyber Monday is expected to see major sales this holiday season, beating Black Friday experts say because of comparison shopping apps.

Monday - 11/26/2012, 12:38pm EST

TSA app estimates delays, security lines

Other than checking in online - there is now more you can do to speed things up at the airport thanks to the Transportation Security Administration.

Wednesday - 11/21/2012, 04:50am EST

App keeps drivers from texting

Texting while driving is prevalent and few would argue that it's dangerous and even deadly. Now, a mobile phone app might be putting some at ease.

Wednesday - 11/21/2012, 02:53am EST

App serves as parking space scout

Parker uses real-time information to show drivers available metered spaces and garage parking. It also includes the parking rates in the given spot.

Thursday - 11/15/2012, 06:08am EST

Macy's unveils new GPS app

Yes, really. There's even an app for that.

Friday - 11/09/2012, 12:34pm EST
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