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Not by a TV? Websites, apps help with March Madness viewing

March Madness is underway, which may mean a drop in productivity at workplaces around the country - and technology is facilitating in the process. Smartphone applications and websites are making it easier than ever to follow all the NCAA tournament games.

Thursday - 03/20/2014, 08:14am EDT

Tags: NCAA basketball, college basketball, march madness, apps, live stream, games

Spike seen in cellphone thefts on Metro lines

Metro passengers may want to limit their cellphone use after new data shows an increasing number of crooks lurking the trains waiting to steal phones.

Friday - 02/21/2014, 08:11am EST

Tags: Nick Iannelli, Metro, cellphone thefts,

Mikulski wants all cellphone makers to offer 'kill switch'

Sen. Barbara Mikulski has introduced legislation that would require all cellphones sold in the U.S. to have a kill switch that would allow users to delete data from their device remotely if it is lost or stolen.

Thursday - 02/20/2014, 08:57pm EST

Tags: kill switch, Barbara Mikulski, mike murillo, Metro, WMATA, Congress

Your car's GPS could be invading your privacy

People concerned about their smartphone intruding on their privacy may have something else about which to worry: the car.

Wednesday - 02/19/2014, 05:17am EST

Tags: privacy, Congress, dick uliano, GPS

Are you addicted to your phone?

Researchers are trying to determine how much time phone users spend engaged with their devices. And, a new app attempts to quantify why many have a "phone jones."

Thursday - 02/06/2014, 04:16am EST

Tags: Alexander Markowetz, University of Bonn, addiction, Neal Augenstein, Menthal

Mobile devices at risk in extreme cold weather

The frigid weather isn't just miserable for people, animals, cars and heating bills. Mobile devices can take a beating when the temperatures plummet.

Tuesday - 01/07/2014, 05:23am EST

Tags: Ryan Joyce, at&t, mobile devices, Neal Augenstein

Convenience, anonymity among trends for smartphone apps in 2014

If you like using social apps on your smartphone, some new trends may define the way you communicate in 2014.

Thursday - 01/02/2014, 04:53am EST

Tags: CNET, smartphone app, Whisper, Tinder, Snapchat

Holiday Survival Guide: Ways your smartphone can make holiday travel more tolerable

Being stuck at the airport is a drag, but there are apps, devices and games that can make your travel delay a little less painful.

Wednesday - 12/04/2013, 05:20am EST

Tags: dick uliano, Holiday Survival Guide, Travel

Smartphone/camera hybrid zooms in on better pictures

As companies battle to stand-out in a crowded smartphone world, the Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom melds phone and camera technology in a single device.

Monday - 12/02/2013, 06:15am EST

Tags: camera, Samsung Galaxy S 4, optical zoom, Neal Augenstein

Tips for taking black and white photos with your phone

In a world where everyone is taking and sharing smartphone photos, black and white images often stand out for their starkness, contrast, and classic look. A local photographer offers tips on shooting in black and white.

Monday - 10/28/2013, 06:22am EDT

Tags: Cedric Terrell, iPhone, photography

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