Apps

Free apps can cost you your privacy

Everyone loves free. If it doesn't cost anything, someone will likely take it. But, as we know, nothing is actually free. And with smartphone and tablet apps the cost is usually personal information.

Monday - 11/17/2014, 02:25am EST

Bethesda's Spotluck partnering with food nonprofit

The people behind a phone app that provides discounts to Bethesda restaurants are partnering with a nonprofit that delivers excess food to those in need.

Wednesday - 11/12/2014, 04:20pm EST

Know before you go: Take the guesswork out of barhopping

Barhopping can be fun, but it can also be a waste of time. Here are some good ways to find where the party is, before investing your time and money.

Tuesday - 11/04/2014, 02:22am EST

Taylor Swift yanks music from Spotify after sniping

Singer Taylor Swift's music has been pulled from Spotify, after the popular music streaming service criticized Swift for not making her new album immediately available to stream.

Monday - 11/03/2014, 12:06pm EST

How often do you check your phone? There's an app for that too

The first step to correcting a behavior is knowing how often you are doing it. That's where the app Checky comes in.

Monday - 11/03/2014, 07:14am EST

How smart does a lightbulb need to be?

In the age of smart, many people take the intelligence of light bulbs for granted. Men's Health's Gregg Stebben takes a dim view of such shortsightedness.

Friday - 10/31/2014, 04:50am EDT

Social Rank: Smarter Twitter interactions

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Thursday - 10/30/2014, 11:16am EDT

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iPhone 6 Plus owners complain of mysterious crashes, reboots

Some users of the new iPhone 6 Plus are reporting a persistent and mysterious problem -- their new mobile device, in some cases, continually crashes and reboots itself.

Wednesday - 10/29/2014, 12:09pm EDT

How does your food score? App ranks grocery favorites

How does one go about choosing the healthiest products at the grocery store? A new database can help.

Tuesday - 10/28/2014, 12:25pm EDT

Why one taxi app is leaving D.C.

Hailo, a London-based taxi app that last year sought to break into the D.C. market with a regulator-friendly approach, is pulling out of D.C. and all of North America.

Tuesday - 10/14/2014, 02:54pm EDT

Leaked Snapchat videos, pictures posted on web

Thousands of Snapchat images have been posted online, after apparently being leaked.

Tuesday - 10/14/2014, 06:34am EDT

Can a football stadium be as 'smart' as a phone?

Get a beer without leaving your seat - San Francisco 49ers' new stadium has an app for that

Monday - 10/06/2014, 02:28pm EDT

App teaches kindergartners basic computer coding

App teaches kindergartners basic computer programming, lets them craft interactive stories

Thursday - 10/02/2014, 04:56am EDT

Column: Should you install iOS 8 at all?

With all of the issues iOS 8 has had, is there any reason to take the update? Ken Colburn with Data Doctors has the answer.

Friday - 09/26/2014, 07:01am EDT

Messaging app seeks to bring voices back to phones

Should voices be used more on smartphones? Former Microsoft exec Ray Ozzie has an app for that

Thursday - 09/25/2014, 07:20am EDT

The 6 best bill splitting apps

Dividing the check doesn't have to be complicated and cause a fuss.

Wednesday - 09/24/2014, 09:15am EDT

Why you might want to wait to download iOS 8

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Friday - 09/19/2014, 09:31am EDT

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iOS 8 rolls out: What to expect? Worth the risk?

Apple rolls out its much-anticipated iOS 8 mobile operating system. Here's a roundup of the new features.

Wednesday - 09/17/2014, 08:19am EDT

Column: Should I trust my phone as a wallet?

The unveiling of Apple's new mobile payment system is reigniting questions about the safety of morphing from traditional credit cards to mobile payments by phone.

Friday - 09/12/2014, 04:19am EDT

Apps that will help you take control of your health care (and save everyone money)

Lawyers, insurance companies, bureaucratic inefficiency, flawed regulation, corporate greed I listened while pedigreed panelists at a conference in St. Paul, Minn., rattled off reasons why U.S. health care costs were skyrocketing.

Thursday - 09/11/2014, 10:28am EDT
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