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.
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.
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:
Gri.pe 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.
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.
Saturday marks an excellent opportunity to take to the great outdoors (or backdoors), and join in on the Great American Backyard Campout.
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.
While it's already possible to grab a grande latte along with the rest of your grocery list, virtually everyone will soon be able to pay for coffee without opening their wallet.
If you've ever been to a restaurant only to find the coupon you had been hanging onto had expired, there's an app for you.
If you've ever wondered what type of tree was nearby but didn't have a guide book, a new smartphone app allows users with no formal training to satisfy their curiosity and contribute to science at the same time.
If you've ever wondered what type of tree was nearby but didn't have a guide book, finding the answer is now as easy as a snapshot.
The next tool in the campaign against concussions might be your smartphone.
New mobile apps make the car-buying process easier by placing cost-saving information at your fingertips.
"Most people have a cellular phone with them and once you've signed up it's very easy to pay for parking using your phone or even using a mobile app," says D.C. Department of Transportation spokesman John Lisle.
Food and drink selections seem to be getting bigger and bigger these days. A new iPad application gives customers a quick and easy way to find the perfect pick.
Ryan and Hays Holladay, the brothers who form the group Bluebrain, says this is the first ever location-aware album. The music changes as you move around the National Mall.
Think it takes too much effort just to get off the couch? This app's for you.
If you tour the battlefield at Fredericksburg, Gettysburg or soon, Bull Run, you can download your own historian in the form of an "Battle App" for $1.99.
Maryland horse racing fans can now turn to their smartphones for the latest Preakness updates and other racing news.
Doctors are getting information on their smartphones quickly, enabling them to make decisions in near real-time.