SocialRadar: Who's nearby and how do you know them?

The just-launched SocialRadar app, developed by a DC-based company, is a real-time way to identifies people nearby and remember how you know them.

Thursday - 01/30/2014, 04:54am EST

Detecting Super Bowl threats like finding needle in haystack

Sunday's Super Bowl poses an immense challenge for security officials, particularly in analyzing the flood of available data to discern a legitimate threat.

Wednesday - 01/29/2014, 08:27am EST

Declutter your tablet, phone in 5 easy steps

It's too cold to think about it, but it's nearly time for spring cleaning and that applies to your phone and tablet, too.

Tuesday - 01/28/2014, 02:33pm EST

Chastity belt-like bra only unhooks for true love

A new high-tech bra will only unhook when the smartphone-connected device is convinced the wearer is in true love.

Tuesday - 01/28/2014, 04:12am EST

Coffee, nap, or exercise? Gadget targets drowsiness

Three college graduates are developing a wearable computer to track whether a user is lacking energy or drowsy, and offers suggestions on staying awake.

Monday - 01/27/2014, 04:13am EST

App Watch: Will you be my Between? App for lovers

App Watch: Will you be my Between? App creates private space for you and your special person

Friday - 01/24/2014, 08:10pm EST

Creating bike lane for riding at night.

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Thursday - 01/23/2014, 09:12am EST

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Ted Leonsis' vision on tech and sports: Wow fans

Ted Leonsis, CEO of the company that owns Washington Capitals, Wizards, Mystics and Verizon Center, believes exposing fans to groundbreaking techhnology is an important way to "make sure people want to continue to come to arenas, and that they're wowed."

Thursday - 01/23/2014, 08:35am EST
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Employers can wipe your personal device of data

Wiping employees' personal devices is becoming more common among a growing number of companies.

Thursday - 01/23/2014, 06:33am EST

Smartphone-controlled paper airplane ready to soar

Folding a paper airplane so it will fly takes skill and patience. A new smartphone-controlled paper airplane kit is close to hitting the market.

Wednesday - 01/22/2014, 04:10am EST

Reston-based company rolls out Push-to-Talk app for iPhones

Reston-based NII Holdings, which sells a Nextel-branded wireless service in Mexico and Latin America, is expanding its reach stateside, launching an iPhone app that mimics Nextel's once popular Push-to-Talk service.

Tuesday - 01/21/2014, 02:05pm EST

Need an answer? Turn to Jelly

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Monday - 01/20/2014, 08:43am EST

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Starbucks storing mobile passwords in clear text

Starbucks executives confirm the company's mobile app, the most used mobile-payment app in the United States, has been storing usernames, email addresses and passwords in clear text, according to Computerworld.

Saturday - 01/18/2014, 08:33am EST

Amid debate, Google Glass app wakes drowsy drivers

As the debate continues over whether a driver should wear Google Glass behind the wheel, a new app for the wearable computer helps keep drowsy drivers awake.

Friday - 01/17/2014, 04:50am EST

Wireless Registry launches, could power Internet of Things

A D.C.-based start-up has launched the first global wireless registry, letting people and businesses own their unique WiFi SSIDs. It paves the way for mobile proximity services.

Thursday - 01/16/2014, 04:12am EST

Red Cross launches pet emergency app

For pet owners who worry they'll need help on hand if their pet is suddenly injured or ill, the Red Cross is offering a First Aid app that helps diagnose and treat some common pet injuries.

Wednesday - 01/15/2014, 11:17pm EST

Courtney Love defends tweet in first Twitter libel trial

Controversial rock star Courtney Love's defense against an allegedly defamatory tweet is the first time a Twitter libel case has gone to trial in the U.S. It could answer questions of how defamation law applies to social media.

Wednesday - 01/15/2014, 04:09am EST

Brown thumb? Wireless plant monitor app can help

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Tuesday - 01/14/2014, 08:09am EST

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Decline in texting shows move to instant message apps

Texting is so 2012. At least that's what researchers say as more people favor instant message apps.

Tuesday - 01/14/2014, 08:04am EST

Image pro: Produce great video with your phone

With the growing importance of social media in business and personal communication, video is a key way of getting a message across. Professional video production can be very expensive. A local image strategist offers tips on how to do great video on a smartphone.

Tuesday - 01/14/2014, 07:43am EST
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