Smartphones offer added healthy motivation

Most consumers have heard the phrase, "There's an app for that" in commercials. But in some cases the apps that offer healthy tips in a mobile form are really improving the health of their users.

Tuesday - 04/03/2012, 08:23am EDT

Controversial iPhone app pulled off the market

An iPhone app downloaded tens of thousands of times has been voluntarily pulled off the market after a popular website called it "creepy" and raised privacy concerns.

Tuesday - 04/03/2012, 08:00am EDT

Virginia DMV launches mobile application

The Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles is going mobile.

Monday - 04/02/2012, 07:18am EDT

New GM phone app may replace car navigation system

General Motors soon will sell a $50 smartphone application that could replace your dashboard navigation system.

Thursday - 03/29/2012, 09:43am EDT

Lost phone? Need a bathroom? There's an app for that

Free apps can take the guesswork out of finding a lost phone or locating a clean toilet.

Monday - 03/26/2012, 06:40pm EDT

Service makes it easy to use social media to find a job

TweetMyJobs is the high-tech way to use an old tried and true method to get a job -- being referred to a company or government agency by someone who already works for them.

Saturday - 03/10/2012, 09:46am EST

Children's publisher developing app for e-reading

A leading publisher of children's books is taking a big step into the electronic market.

Tuesday - 03/06/2012, 07:23am EST

Budweiser app highlights Williamsburg brewery

Beer drinkers can now trace their Budweiser back to the company's Williamsburg brewery.

Friday - 03/02/2012, 10:09am EST

Tour Frederick with touch of a finger

Learning Frederick's rich history is now as simple as a swipe of the finger with the new Frederick Walking Tour smartphone application.

Thursday - 03/01/2012, 06:00am EST

George Harrison fans, see his guitars up close

The son of the quiet Beatle now has an iPad app that lets people see 360-degree studies of George Harrison's guitars and multi-media presentations.

Thursday - 02/23/2012, 07:46am EST

Tired of being put on hold? There's an app for that

It happens to everyone and can eat up precious minutes -- even hours -- of a day: being put on hold on the phone for what seems like forever.

Wednesday - 02/22/2012, 05:36am EST

New app helps caffeine drinkers optimize their intake

A new app created by doctors helps those in need of caffeine optimize their intake to get the most energy -- without losing any sleep.

Tuesday - 02/21/2012, 07:48am EST

Twitter downloads and stores your address book

Twitter recently acknowledged the company downloads the entire address book of its mobile users, including email addresses and phone numbers, when they use the "Find Friends" app.

Thursday - 02/16/2012, 08:08am EST

iPad and iPhone usage differs

Did you know that iPad usage spikes at 8 p.m. and iPhone consumption peaks at 8 a.m., noon and 6 p.m.?

Wednesday - 02/15/2012, 06:35am EST

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
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