A Twitter chat is a real-time, informal conversation between people interested in a topic. It can be difficult to understand how to be part of a Twitter chat, so here are a few basics.
A new study shows 84 percent of smartphone owners use at least one app first thing in the morning. Tasks accomplished before leaving in the house range from checking the weather to checking-in on dating sites.
Twitter is changing one of the ways users communicate. In the past two users had to follow each other before sending a direct message - now you can get a DM from any follower.
One of the reasons people share photos on Snapchat is because they know they disappear after viewing for 10 seconds or less -- a new app lets the recipient permanently save the Snapchats, without the sender's knowledge.
A new iOS app that mimics handwriting offers a solution if you hate the tedium of writing thank-you cards, but it comes with an embarrassing glitch.
Participants in 4-H National Youth Science Day have hands-on experience in one of the fastest growing occupational fields in the country - spatial technologies, including GIS and GPS mapping.
Twitter is making millions selling information about what's being tweeted about.
Most people seek privacy in the restroom, but one Washington Capitals star wanted anything but alone time when he got locked in a bathroom stall, turning to Twitter for help.
Trying to figure out how to split a restaurant bill often puts math skills and friendships to a test. Google has applied for a patent of a system that helps groups calculate and pay for joint expenses.
Sickweather.com uses social media updates to follow outbreaks of the flu, allergies and other illnesses around the country. Sickweather scans Facebook and Twitter for posts about sickness and gathers the data to form an interactive map showing the areas with the most statuses about infections.
Many iPhone and iPad users are reporting a pesky bug that's making it difficult to use iMessage and other features. Apple is promising an operating system update, but here's a quick fix.
The company known for its digital invitations and free e-cards is turning back technological time - Evite is offering hard copy invitations, to supplement its free e-cards.
Microsoft Bing is at it again, announcing another social media integration to its image search.
Facebook and Maryland Attorney General Doug Gansler announce a new mechanism to provide state educators with a direct line to the social networking giant, to head-off potential cyberbullying involving students.
A simple tool helps determine if the in-demand gold or silver iPhone 5S is available in stock at a local Apple store. By plugging in a ZIP code, users can see which stores have gold, silver, or gray models on hand.
Buying a computer can be overwhelming. With so many choices, finding the right device for you is a challenge. Data Doctor Ken Colburn has five things to remember
Marky Ramone, sole survivor of the longest-running lineup of punk pioneers The Ramones plays 9:30 Club Wednesday night. He is embracing the digital age to better connect with fans.
Coffee shops and WiFi go together. Most coffee houses offer a free connection to the Internet, but some customers abuse the perk. Now some cafe owners are fighting back.
Facebook has introduced a new feature that allows a person to edit his or her own status update. In the past, a poster would have to delete and recreate an update, losing Likes and comments. Available Friday online, the feature will soon be included in Android and iOS.