Beleaguered caregivers getting help from apps

Apps and online tools make tough life a bit easier for Alzheimer's, autism caregivers

Tuesday - 04/23/2013, 01:50pm EDT

'Poople Maps' aims to shame some pet owners

Tired of seeing doggy droppings accumulate in your neighborhood? There's a new app to the rescue.

Thursday - 03/28/2013, 09:27am EDT

ParkMe app offers parking locations and availability

The app itself is not new, but it's just been upgraded to include real-time parking information for more than 100 Colonial Parking locations around the area.

Tuesday - 03/26/2013, 06:06am EDT

Civil War Trust out with new Va. Battle App

Civil War Trust rolls out its Appomattox Battle App, the latest of 10 smartphone apps

Monday - 03/25/2013, 06:18pm EDT

Cherry blossom app puts events at your fingertips

Can't wait for the Cherry Blossom Festival to start? Good news - there's an app for that.

Wednesday - 03/20/2013, 09:24am EDT

ShowScoop app lets you review, share concerts

A new app on the scene -- called ShowScoop -- aims to do for concerts what Yelp does for restaurants, bars and nightclubs.

Friday - 03/15/2013, 04:45am EDT

D.C. commuter develops bus app to fill recent void

When a popular app that predicted Metro's train and bus times mysteriously stopped working in December, many D.C. area commuters were left in the dark -- and out in the cold -- at bus stops.

Tuesday - 02/26/2013, 12:27pm EST

CDC app lets you solve disease outbreaks at home

Centers for Disease Control releases free iPad app so you can play disease detective at home

Thursday - 02/21/2013, 11:22am EST

Quincy Jones launches music education application

Music legend Quincy Jones launches new music education application, Playground Sessions

Wednesday - 02/20/2013, 05:07am EST

'Honk' app helps find parked cars, tracks meters

The two biggest parking pains are remembering your spot and keeping track of the meter. Now, there's an app for both.

Monday - 02/18/2013, 08:22am EST

Tamagotchi returns: Electronic pet reborn as app

Tamagotchi returns: Electronic pet reborn as mobile app, lifestyle brand

Saturday - 02/16/2013, 10:44am EST

Smithsonian creates app for presidential portraits

Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery launches new app to showcase US presidential portraits

Friday - 02/15/2013, 10:11am EST

How secure is your cellphone?

WTOP's Del Walters reports.

Friday - 02/15/2013, 08:28am EST


Health care app innovator attends State of the Union

A doctor who helped developed a medical application for smartphones attended the State of the Union in the presidential box. He was being honored for his work as an innovator in the health care industry.

Wednesday - 02/13/2013, 06:23am EST

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

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
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