Entre"pee"neurs create bathroom-sharing app

New Orleans' Mardi Gras parades attract close to a million visitors each year, but it's not all glitz and glamour -- arrests for public urination, often due to a lack of facilities, are common.

Tuesday - 03/25/2014, 04:17am EDT

'Anti-social network' backlash taking hold

The popularity of social networks -- where people share much of their lives online with friends and acquaintances -- has spawned the growth of alternative "anti-social networks."

Monday - 03/24/2014, 05:23am EDT

Not by a TV? Websites, apps help with March Madness viewing

March Madness is underway, which may mean a drop in productivity at workplaces around the country - and technology is facilitating in the process. Smartphone applications and websites are making it easier than ever to follow all the NCAA tournament games.

Thursday - 03/20/2014, 08:14am EDT

An app that can help develop better vision

UltimEyes gives the user a series of trains the brain to adapt to vision changes, just like the body exercises.

Wednesday - 03/12/2014, 08:01am EDT

New hearing aid is first 'made for iPhone'

A recently-released hearing aid is the first compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch. ReSound LiNX streams any sound from the iOS devices directly into the user's hearing aids.

Wednesday - 03/12/2014, 04:36am EDT

Miracle Machine: Device makes wine at home (Video)

Wine lovers can rejoice: a new device is bringing convenient wine making to the kitchen.

Tuesday - 03/11/2014, 06:53am EDT

Police urge parents to monitor their teen's mobile apps

Police say a sexting case in Prince William County is an example of a growing problem and that parents need to take a greater role in monitoring their children's online and mobile activity.

Monday - 03/10/2014, 04:35pm EDT

App lets bacon-lovers wake to their favorite smell

The folks at Oscar Mayer have developed an iPhone app and dongle that will make sizzling sounds and release a bacon scent when your alarm goes off.

Thursday - 03/06/2014, 08:18am EST

Potholes? Parking? Mexico, LA mayors compare apps

Potholes? Parking? Mayors of Mexico City, Los Angeles compare apps on their smartphones

Thursday - 03/06/2014, 05:26am EST

Cycloramic app takes hands-free 360-degree imagery (Video)

Cycloramic just may be the app that you never knew you needed. See video of how it works to give you 180-degree or 360-degree panoramic photo images or video, hands-free.

Tuesday - 03/04/2014, 08:40am EST

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Tuesday - 03/04/2014, 08:12am EST

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Hands-free iTunes in car gets test drive

Starting this week, Apple is testing its new CarPlay system, which allows drivers to access iTunes hands-free. See which cars will have the service initially.

Tuesday - 03/04/2014, 05:32am EST

Snowcrew.org matches willing volunteers with snowed-in residents

Shoveling this we,, heavy snow can be difficult for people who are healthy -- it can be impossible for those who are disabled or injured. A new web service aims to match up people who need to be shoveled out with people who can help.

Monday - 03/03/2014, 09:47am EST

Disney launches digital movies app

Disney launches digital movies app, coinciding with release of 'Frozen'

Wednesday - 02/26/2014, 07:08am EST

Super-secure Blackphone unveiled, still not NSA-proof

A newly unveiled smartphone offers encrypted communications, but even its developer says there is no such thing as an NSA-proof phone.

Wednesday - 02/26/2014, 04:43am EST

App will help fight parking tickets

There seems to be an app for everything these days, and soon there will be one to fight bad parking tickets.

Tuesday - 02/25/2014, 04:58pm EST

Who are your children hanging with in the cyberworld?

Parents can keep tabs on what their children are doing online, and with whom they're doing it, with a web-based monitoring system developed by a Northern Virginia company.

Tuesday - 02/25/2014, 07:43am EST

Hackers are setting their sights on your iPhone

Apple announced a major security flaw in iPhones and iPads that also appears in notebook and desktop machines running Mac OS X.

Sunday - 02/23/2014, 07:10am EST
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Mapping the long and short of sex

A new study ranks the duration of sex by state. Locally, which jurisdiction do you suppose would have the most loving?

Friday - 02/21/2014, 05:11am EST

$19 billion for WhatsApp? Not so crazy

When Facebook paid a sum that could end up totaling $19 billion - yes, with a "b" - for WhatsApp, a lot of people thought that was an eye-popping amount of money. But Amir Efrati, senior reporter for TheInformation.com, tells WTOP it wasn't such an unbelievable price - in fact, someone else was offering more.

Thursday - 02/20/2014, 10:17pm EST
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