One-button lockdown could head-off future school tragedies

New technology can enable a school to accomplish all the tasks involved in instituting a security lockdown with the press of a single button or touch of a mobile device.

Friday - 04/11/2014, 01:14pm EDT

Got acne? There's an app for that

Acne sufferers have a new tool -- a smartphone app that provides information on foods that may impact their skin conditions.

Thursday - 04/10/2014, 07:17pm EDT

7 tips for great cherry blossom phone photos

It's hard to take a bad photo of the beautiful cherry blossoms, but it's difficult to take phone photos that stand out. Photographer Cedric Terrell explains how. Add your best cherry blossom photos here. (Photos courtesy of Cedric Terrell)

Thursday - 04/10/2014, 06:51am EDT

FireChat ignites new way to communicate on phones

No Internet connection required: New mobile messaging app enables 'off-the-grid' conversations

Sunday - 04/06/2014, 04:00am EDT

App happy: wedding help in the palm of your hand

From ring-shopping to the reception, a look at some phone and tablet apps for weddings

Wednesday - 04/02/2014, 06:02pm EDT

Don't worry: Smartphone app reduces anxiety

Playing a smartphone game for 25 minutes can greatly reduce a person's anxiety, according to research published in a journal of the Association for Psychological Science.

Tuesday - 04/01/2014, 04:06am EDT

The 7 minute workout...and the 4 minute workout

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Monday - 03/31/2014, 08:56am EDT

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Smartphone app helps alcoholics stay sober: Study

Sober smartphone app helps recovering alcoholics stay sober; its GPS keeps them away from bars

Friday - 03/28/2014, 07:56pm EDT

New mobile app, e-cash payments come to Nats Park (Video)

Nationals Park is upping its tech game for baseball fans this season with new mobile apps, redesigned Web portals and cashless transactions for season-ticket holders.

Friday - 03/28/2014, 03:38pm EDT

Apple sends email offering refund for app purchases without parental consent

Apple has sent an email to some iTunes users, offering a chance for a refund on App Store purchases made by children without the permission of a parent.

Friday - 03/28/2014, 04:21am EDT

Orient-app.com helps you take straight smartphone photos

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Wednesday - 03/26/2014, 08:28am EDT

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Whispers, secrets and lies? Anonymity apps rise

Secrets, whispers and lies: Mobile apps bring back online anonymity, with a twist

Tuesday - 03/25/2014, 09:14am EDT

Entre"pee"neurs create bathroom-sharing app

New Orleans' Mardi Gras parades attract close to a million visitors each year, but it's not all glitz and glamour -- arrests for public urination, often due to a lack of facilities, are common.

Tuesday - 03/25/2014, 04:17am EDT

'Anti-social network' backlash taking hold

The popularity of social networks -- where people share much of their lives online with friends and acquaintances -- has spawned the growth of alternative "anti-social networks."

Monday - 03/24/2014, 05:23am EDT

Not by a TV? Websites, apps help with March Madness viewing

March Madness is underway, which may mean a drop in productivity at workplaces around the country - and technology is facilitating in the process. Smartphone applications and websites are making it easier than ever to follow all the NCAA tournament games.

Thursday - 03/20/2014, 08:14am EDT

An app that can help develop better vision

UltimEyes gives the user a series of trains the brain to adapt to vision changes, just like the body exercises.

Wednesday - 03/12/2014, 08:01am EDT

New hearing aid is first 'made for iPhone'

A recently-released hearing aid is the first compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch. ReSound LiNX streams any sound from the iOS devices directly into the user's hearing aids.

Wednesday - 03/12/2014, 04:36am EDT

Miracle Machine: Device makes wine at home (Video)

Wine lovers can rejoice: a new device is bringing convenient wine making to the kitchen.

Tuesday - 03/11/2014, 06:53am EDT

Police urge parents to monitor their teen's mobile apps

Police say a sexting case in Prince William County is an example of a growing problem and that parents need to take a greater role in monitoring their children's online and mobile activity.

Monday - 03/10/2014, 04:35pm EDT

App lets bacon-lovers wake to their favorite smell

The folks at Oscar Mayer have developed an iPhone app and dongle that will make sizzling sounds and release a bacon scent when your alarm goes off.

Thursday - 03/06/2014, 08:18am EST
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