Looking for work? There may be an app for that

Looking for a promising career in a lousy economy? A new study suggests you're apt to find it in apps _ the services and tools built to run on smartphones, computer tablets and Facebook's online social network.

Wednesday - 02/08/2012, 03:20am EST

Virginia State Parks launching app

Virginia State Parks has launched a smartphone application that will help guide visitors to a park nearest them and help them navigate trails and other attractions.

Wednesday - 02/01/2012, 05:59am EST

Gettysburg battlefield to install 'smart' parking

There are iPhone apps that map out the Battle of Gettysburg A climate-controlled system at the visitor center in Gettysburg is so precise it will detect the change of a few degrees And soon parking lots at the Gettysburg battlefield will also be equipped with the latest technology

Saturday - 01/28/2012, 12:14pm EST

New app helps kids complete their chores

A new website app may provide help with the age-old parenting battle of getting kids to do their chores and do them well.

Friday - 01/27/2012, 07:54am EST

iPhone, iPad app rewards being a couch potato

Want to earn stuff by watching TV? A free app for that debuted Wednesday.

Wednesday - 01/25/2012, 06:35pm EST

Apps map out where radar detectors are

The next wave of smartphone technology shares where police have radar detectors set up.

Tuesday - 01/24/2012, 02:03pm EST

App wakes you up earlier if weather is bad

The "Winter Wake-Up" app keeps you from being blindsided by snow and ice that add time to your morning commute.

Friday - 01/20/2012, 08:18am EST

How to access blacked-out Wikipedia site

There are ways to access Wikipedia's content, even though the site is blacked out.

Wednesday - 01/18/2012, 11:05am EST

'Avoid Ghetto' app: Racist or resourceful?

Microsoft is facing accusations of potential racism related to its patent for a new pedestrian-friendly map application.

Wednesday - 01/18/2012, 04:47am EST

'Angry Brides' takes aim at illegal dowries

Move over "Angry Birds" and make way for "Angry Brides."

Tuesday - 01/17/2012, 10:48am EST

With this app, it'll cost you to skip the gym

A new app is designed to make you go to the gym by making it hurt financially if you don't.

Monday - 01/02/2012, 03:44am EST

Police: iPhone app helps solve crime spree

A quick-thinking victim of a stolen iPhone helped Montgomery County Police not only recover his smartphone, but apparently also solve a string of thefts from autos.

Thursday - 12/22/2011, 06:34am EST

Skype to offer free Wi-Fi at airports

Dulles International Airport, Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport and Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport are included in Skype's plan.

Tuesday - 12/20/2011, 10:10am EST

'Uber' gets a car to your door with an app

A new smartphone app called "Uber" may give D.C. cab drivers a run for their money.

Sunday - 12/18/2011, 06:27am EST

Apps help save you money on auto repair

RepairPal will let you know of a shop's estimate of repair work is reasonable.

Wednesday - 12/14/2011, 08:26am EST

New app helps you find nearby public transit

Transit Near Me takes sometimes confusing and hard-to-use transit maps and combines them into a single interactive map.

Saturday - 12/10/2011, 12:23pm EST

Forget guns, iPhones may be best crime-fighting tools

Soon, agents may have smart phones with a new app called Mobile One, which plugs into their phone and allows them to scan fingerprints in the field and plug them into the national criminal database.

Friday - 12/09/2011, 04:04am EST

Fairfax Co. app shows visitors what to do while in town

With the holiday season in tow, many people may be looking for new activities to entertain their guests -- and Fairfax County would like to help them.

Sunday - 12/04/2011, 06:12am EST

Creepy app tracks every piece of your data

Your smartphone may contain a program that records every bit of data your phone creates, and there is very little you can do about it.

Friday - 12/02/2011, 05:58am EST

Want to track Santa? There's an app for that

Want to keep track of Santa this Christmas? There's an app for that.

Friday - 12/02/2011, 04:14am EST
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