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More area school systems move to mobile apps

Area school systems are responding to a growing number of adults with smart phones.

Wednesday - 10/30/2013, 08:36am EDT

Tags: mcps, FCPS, ACPS, schools, Dick Uliano

How parents can monitor, protect children with smartphones

Most children want their own smartphones and if they get one, parents better be prepared.

Tuesday - 10/29/2013, 04:30am EDT

Tags: nanny, parenting, Leonard Sax, Megan Cloherty

Can't find a date? Try a bribery app

A new bribe-for-a-date app called Carrot Dating allows those looking for love to peddle everything from flower bouquets to a tank of gas in exchange for a real, live date.

Tuesday - 10/22/2013, 08:46am EDT

Tags: dating, bribery, Andrew Mollenbeck, Carrot Dating

Shower, shave, smartphone: How we use our phones in the morning

A new study shows 84 percent of smartphone owners use at least one app first thing in the morning. Tasks accomplished before leaving in the house range from checking the weather to checking-in on dating sites.

Thursday - 10/17/2013, 06:21am EDT

Tags: statista, soasta, Facebook, Twitter, Neal Augenstein

Smartphone apps that help you get a good night's sleep

The conventional wisdom says that using your smartphone before going to bed will keep you awake at night, and that's true. But there are a few ways your phone can help you get a good night's sleep.

Tuesday - 08/20/2013, 04:52am EDT

Tags: sleep, smartphone, android,

Smartphone app sends breakup texts for you

A new smartphone app will compose your breakup text for you.

Tuesday - 07/30/2013, 08:31am EDT

Tags: break ups by text, breakup, Breakup Text app, relationships

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Patience is a virtue: Catch last-minute hotel deals with smartphone apps

There are lots of discounts for travelers who have the stomach to wait until the day of their stay to make reservations.

Tuesday - 07/09/2013, 05:47am EDT

Tags: New York Times, veronica robinson, WTOP Saves You Money, hotels,

Fitness tracker finds out how active your dog is (Video)

Want to track your dog's activity and health? Well now there's an app for that.

Tuesday - 06/18/2013, 04:22am EDT

Tags: veronic robinson, dogs, Whistle, Ben Jacobs, fitness app for dogs,

Montgomery wants you to help create phone apps

Montgomery County is hoping its recently made public databases lead to phone apps for finding food trucks, reporting dangerous potholes or keeping up-to-date on public transportation schedules.

Tuesday - 05/14/2013, 02:04pm EDT

Tags: montgomery county, food trucks, National Day of Civic Hacking

'Poople Maps' aims to shame some pet owners

Tired of seeing doggy droppings accumulate in your neighborhood? There's a new app to the rescue.

Thursday - 03/28/2013, 09:27am EDT

Tags: Poople Maps, dog poop, david burd, mobile application

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