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.
Bandsintown app helps keep track of concerts in the area so you never miss a show from your favorite band.
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.
A new smartphone app, "Drinking Mirror," shows how excessive drinking can ruin your looks.
Need help preparing for a disaster in Virginia? There's an app for that.
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.
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