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Bill Nye the Science Guy Connects With Techie Kids With New App

Bill Nye the Science Guy Connects With Techie Kids With New App

ABC News(NEW YORK) — Twenty years ago this fall, Bill Nye came into homes across the U.S. with his TV show, Bill Nye the Science Guy, and struck a chord with curious children.
There were segments on volcanoes, the science behind the human heart and ev…

Apple’s App Gap May Disappear

Apple’s App Gap May Disappear

Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Apple faces challenges on two fronts in the near future — from Google and in the courts. The tech company’s big competitive advantage may soon disappear. Within months, Apple may no longer be …

At SXSW, New Sex App Focuses on that Other Type of Festival Networking

At SXSW, New Sex App Focuses on that Other Type of Festival Networking

Hemera/Thinkstock(AUSTIN, Texas) — At SXSW Interactive this year one sex-related start-up knows their audience, and they are marketing to the techie and social media savvy, yet carefree and sexually amped crowd.    The service doesn&rsq…

Google Updates iPhone Maps So You Can Find Places, Friends

Google Updates iPhone Maps So You Can Find Places, Friends

Google(NEW YORK) — Have you ever gone to a new city and had trouble finding your way around, cursing as you look at pages upon pages of search results to find a restaurant for dinner or just a quick place to grab a cup of coffee and a Danish?Google ho…

CDC Turns from Zombies to ‘Outbreak’ with iPad App

CDC Turns from Zombies to ‘Outbreak’ with iPad App

David Paul Morris/Bloomberg via Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the folks who brought the world a controversial zombie apocalypse campaign, has launched a free iPad app that lets users play a game to stem a f…

Tweeting After Death? There’s an App for That

Tweeting After Death? There’s an App for That

Oli Scarff/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — For those who feel their daily musings merit a global audience, there’s Twitter.  But for those who feel the world couldn’t spin on without their 140-character pieces of genius if some tragedy should befall the…

Girl Scouts Go Mobile with Cookie Finder App

Girl Scouts Go Mobile with Cookie Finder App

Girl Scouts(NEW YORK) — Girl Scout cookie sales have gone high-tech with a new cookie finder app for iPhone and Android devices.The free app allows cookie aficionados to find the nearest cookie booth and meet the 16 cookie varieties for sale. It also …

Smartphone Apps Can Fall Short in Detecting Skin Cancer, Study Finds

Smartphone Apps Can Fall Short in Detecting Skin Cancer, Study Finds

(PITTSBURGH) — Relying on health-care smartphone apps to detect skin cancer can postpone diagnosis and cause harm, a new study has found.When researchers at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center tested four popular apps for detecting melanoma –…

A Facebook Phone? Company Testing Voice Apps Now

A Facebook Phone? Company Testing Voice Apps Now

Peter Foley/Bloomberg via Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Facebook is building a phone right in front of our faces. Maybe not a real phone, but all the apps and features you’d expect one to have.Facebook has just added a voice message feature to its Messenge…

Facebook Poke App: Messages Self-Destruct Within 10 Seconds

Facebook Poke App: Messages Self-Destruct Within 10 Seconds

ABC News(NEW YORK) — Sometimes, for some people, a text message can just be too permanent. It’s for those times and those people that Facebook has put out its new Poke app.The standalone app for the iPhone lets you log in with your Facebook account an…

New Flickr App for iPhone Goes After Instagram

New Flickr App for iPhone Goes After Instagram

Yahoo(NEW YORK) — Eighty-five million photo sharing users just got some new tools.On Wednesday, Yahoo released an update for its Flickr iPhone and iOS apps with several new features, including new ways to find and view photos, apply filters to photos,…

Yahoo Buys Justin Bieber-Backed Start-Up

Yahoo Buys Justin Bieber-Backed Start-Up

Daniel Acker/Bloomberg via Getty Images(NEW YORK) — New Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer has given a Justin Bieber-backed company her stamp of approval.  In fact, Mayer liked it so much, she bought it — her very first acquisition since taking the reins i…

LovePalz App: A Sex Toy with Wi-Fi

LovePalz App: A Sex Toy with Wi-Fi

WINZZ, Inc.(NEW YORK) — When Oni Chen went off to the London College of Communication where he did his dissertation on apps, he said he missed his girlfriend terribly — especially their sex life. So Chen, a 27-year-old marketing major from Taiwan, ca…

Exercise Apps Don’t Always Work Out, Study Says

Exercise Apps Don’t Always Work Out, Study Says

Fitocracy(NEW YORK) — Need to sculpt your abs, drop a few pounds or run a marathon? There’s an app for that. On iTunes alone, there are more than 1,500 fitness software applications or “apps” from which to choose. In 2011, nearly 10 percent of cell ph…

Mitt Romney’s VP Pick? There’s an App for That!

Mitt Romney’s VP Pick? There’s an App for That!

MittRomney.com(WASHINGTON) — Mitt Romney’s campaign said Tuesday it will announce the presumptive Republican presidential nominee’s running mate via a new smartphone application.The app, appropriately named “Mitt’s VP,” allows …

Facebook Camera: New Camera App for iPhone, iPod Touch

Facebook Camera: New Camera App for iPhone, iPod Touch

Facebook(NEW YORK) — The world might be focused on the issues surrounding Facebook’s stock price and Mark Zuckerberg’s relationship with investors, but the social media giant is trying to move ahead with business as usual. And today’…

Ethnic Profiling by TSA? ‘Fly Rights’ App Made for Complaints

Ethnic Profiling by TSA? ‘Fly Rights’ App Made for Complaints

FlyRights.org(NEW YORK) — Thanks to smartphones, airline passengers have been able to pay for baggage, check in for flights and pull up boarding passes all with the swipe of a touch screen. Now, with the tap of an app, they can also fire off complaint…

Worried About Bus Safety? Now There’s an App for That

Worried About Bus Safety? Now There’s an App for That

Hemera/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — Ever want to monitor the bus you’re riding in up-to-the-minute fashion? There’s a new app for that, and it allows you to check the safety record of a bus company before booking that summer trip.The National …

Phone App Uses Men to Remind Women of Breast Cancer Checks

Phone App Uses Men to Remind Women of Breast Cancer Checks

DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images(TORONTO) — A sexy smartphone app that reminds women to check their breasts has raised eyebrows and cancer awareness too. The app, called Your Man Reminder, lets users pick the “hot guy of their choice” to remind them to che…

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