App lets you check if kids are sexting

Eye Guardian looks for graphic phrases in your child's text messages and on his Facebook page and alerts you.

Wednesday - 09/07/2011, 08:51am EDT

Top mobile apps to relieve your gas tank, wallet

Improving your vehicle's gas mileage can help save money and cut expenses.

Monday - 09/05/2011, 03:52pm EDT

Window shopping, with your phone

If you're the type who likes to look around a bit before buying a new purse or a new pair of shoes, you might like the recently introduced free app called Snapette.

Thursday - 09/01/2011, 04:23am EDT

App will read traffic lights, map driving times

Red lights are not only a nuisance when you're running late for work, they're also bad for the environment. Now, there's a smartphone app that will help drivers map out driving times, based on traffic signals.

Wednesday - 08/31/2011, 08:43am EDT

Red cross creates apps to find shelters from Irene

Starting Friday, the Red Cross set up dozens of shelters in the regions in Irene's path.

Saturday - 08/27/2011, 08:07pm EDT

App steers passengers through airport security

A new smartphone application could help speed up trips through security by guiding travelers through the airport security process.

Monday - 08/15/2011, 05:46am EDT

Where to get big league discounts on baseball tickets

Fans can find great deals at the ballpark, this year, where the cheap seats are cheaper than ever.

Tuesday - 08/09/2011, 11:47am EDT

Busch Gardens launches iPhone application

Busch Gardens in Williamsburg is offering a new smartphone application that will help tourists find information such as wait times for roller coasters, restaurant menus or restroom locations.

Friday - 08/05/2011, 06:07am EDT

Surveillance system catches car dingers

Intel Research has developed an on-board surveillance system that can capture video of culprits who damage parked cars, then drive away. It can even send real-time video to a driver's smartphone.

Wednesday - 08/03/2011, 06:36am EDT

AOL launches personalized magazine app for iPad

Internet company AOL is trying to snatch a larger portion of the tablet computer audience by launching free iPad software that presents a customized, daily e-magazine that draws in content from all over the Web.

Wednesday - 08/03/2011, 03:57am EDT

Add baby monitor to your list of apps

When your baby cries, the app can alert you with a text, email or phone call.

Monday - 08/01/2011, 08:46am EDT

ERs turn to apps to let you know wait times

Inova's hospitals are among those offering wait time information that is updated every 10 minutes.

Thursday - 07/28/2011, 08:02am EDT

App figures out how you'd do with electric car

The Virtual Vehicle Company has designed a Smartphone app that logs data about a driver's regular habits and then produces hypothetical results of how an electric car would handle the same trip.

Thursday - 07/28/2011, 06:12am EDT

Planning a wedding? There's an app for that

Some say that planning a wedding can be as stressful as moving into a new home or dealing with a death in the family. But it doesn't have to be.

Thursday - 07/21/2011, 06:01pm EDT

New Civil War app to guide visitors to Manassas

A smartphone application providing a guided tour of Manassas battlefield is making its debut this month, just in time for the 150th anniversary of the Civil War's first great battle.

Thursday - 07/14/2011, 04:58am EDT

The apps that eat your wireless data

If you have a cellphone with a monthly limit on how much data you can use, here are some tips on what types of phone use will gobble up your precious megabytes:

Tuesday - 07/12/2011, 10:59pm EDT

Stick it to a frustrating company -- 'confirm' or 'ignore'? describes itself as a "much better, Better Business Bureau for the Twitter-age." The app, available for free on iPhone and Droid, harnesses the user's Twitter, Facebook and email accounts, combining their respective networks ("Followers" or "Friends") and disseminates "gripes" or "cheers" for companies.

Tuesday - 07/12/2011, 12:16pm EDT

New apps: Meet your mate, then cheat on them

It's a good time for the social media savvy to be making moves. Two new apps make it easier to meet your partner, then cheat on them.

Friday - 07/01/2011, 04:20am EDT

Apps for surviving the Great American Backyard Campout

Saturday marks an excellent opportunity to take to the great outdoors (or backdoors), and join in on the Great American Backyard Campout.

Friday - 06/24/2011, 10:45am EDT

Smartphone apps provide car accident relief

A car accident is never pleasant for anyone involved. Several major auto insurance companies are making the fallout easier by offering smartphone apps that allow drivers to document information on the spot.

Thursday - 06/16/2011, 10:53am EDT
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