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.
Researchers at Virginia Tech have developed a smartphone app to help hikers and others identify trees.
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.
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.
Alicia Keys recently chopped off most of her hair, and the singer is looking to go even shorter.
For better or for worse, Instagram and Nickelback are seemingly ever-present in our culture.
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.
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.
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.
Around the world, the consumer appetite for apps seems to be insatiable.
Cyber Monday is expected to see major sales this holiday season, beating Black Friday experts say because of comparison shopping apps.
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.
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.
Parker uses real-time information to show drivers available metered spaces and garage parking. It also includes the parking rates in the given spot.
Yes, really. There's even an app for that.
Parkmobile users listen up: You're about to be charged more.
These apps can help keep you safe in disaster or emergency situations
A lost phone with a dead battery is no problem if the phone is equipped with a new app by San Francisco-based Lookout Mobile Security.
The government is launching a new mobile app to provide access to the president's public documents and activities.
The brain that revolutionized physics now can be downloaded as an app for $9.99. But it won't help you win at Angry Birds.
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