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ShowScoop app lets you review, share concerts

A new app on the scene -- called ShowScoop -- aims to do for concerts what Yelp does for restaurants, bars and nightclubs.

Friday - 03/15/2013, 04:45am EDT

Tags: backstage, tim bracken, ShowScoop, concert reviews, iphone

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D.C. commuter develops bus app to fill recent void

When a popular app that predicted Metro's train and bus times mysteriously stopped working in December, many D.C. area commuters were left in the dark -- and out in the cold -- at bus stops.

Tuesday - 02/26/2013, 12:27pm EST

Tags: Jason Rosenbaum, Rachel Nania, Metro, bus, WMATA, BusTrackDC

Android app turns phone into tiny weather station

Newer Android devices, including the Galaxy S III smartphone and the Nexus 10 tablet, are equipped with atmospheric pressure sensors that could lead to better forecasts.

Tuesday - 02/12/2013, 04:38am EST

Tags: michelle basch, pressurenet, weather, Android

Fighting local crime is in your hands, literally

Those too busy to talk with neighbors or attend community meetings with local police officers can still team up to fight crime where they live.

Thursday - 12/27/2012, 04:01am EST

Tags: michelle basch, crime, nixle, next door,

'App economy' isn't slowing down

Around the world, the consumer appetite for apps seems to be insatiable.

Wednesday - 11/28/2012, 04:18am EST

Tags: Jeanne Meserve, smartphones, jobs, technology

Shopping apps changing the game this holiday

Cyber Monday is expected to see major sales this holiday season, beating Black Friday experts say because of comparison shopping apps.

Monday - 11/26/2012, 12:38pm EST

Tags: shopping apps

TSA app estimates delays, security lines

Other than checking in online - there is now more you can do to speed things up at the airport thanks to the Transportation Security Administration.

Wednesday - 11/21/2012, 04:50am EST

Tags: Megan Cloherty, iphone, TSA

Red Cross finds apps popular in emergencies

Mobile apps are becoming an important part of emergency preparedness and management, a new survey shows.

Monday - 09/17/2012, 04:12am EDT

Tags: emergencies, Rosemary Frisino Toohey, Red Cross

Red Cross app offers help in severe weather

A new app from the Red Cross allows users to let friends and family know they're OK in the event of a severe weather emergency, among other features.

Tuesday - 08/28/2012, 06:39am EDT

Tags: michelle basch, Red Cross, hurricane isaac,

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