Apps

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Restaurant App Helping Feed Hungry In North Texas

The technology most North Texans can’t seem to put down is now helping feed those in need. The charitable giving is thanks to the Plano-created Tango Tab app.

CBSDFW.COM–10/04/2012

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September’s Activity Of The Month: Geocaching

Go on a treasure hunt the whole family can enjoy — geocaching! Geocaching takes your child’s love for technology into the great outdoors.

09/01/2012

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DFW Airport Wants Travelers To Test App

Do you have a smartphone? Do you travel a lot? If you answered ‘yes’ to both of those questions, then DFW International Airport wants your help.

08/03/2012

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New App Monitors Status Of State’s Electric Grid

ERCOT has released a free app that provides updates on the status of the state’s electric grid and tips on how to conserve power when conservation efforts are needed most.

06/13/2012

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LinkedIn App Quietly Transmitting Personal Data?

LinkedIn’s iOS app is collecting information from calendar entries, including passwords and meeting notes, and transmitting it back to the company’s servers without their knowledge, according two mobile security researchers.

06/06/2012

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Google Buys Plano App Maker Quickoffice

Google is escalating its rivalry with Microsoft with the purchase of Quickoffice, the maker of a mobile app for working on documents created in Microsoft Office programs.

06/06/2012

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Fitness Tracker Wristband A High-Tech Way To Stay Fit

If you’re trying to lose weight or simply improve your overall health, studies show tracking your activity may help you reach your goals. A recent report shows that people who use a pedometer nearly double the number of leisure steps they take on a daily basis.

05/22/2012

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App Scans Faces To Guess Age & Gender

A new app, developed in Austin, arrived on San Francisco’s night scene to scan the faces of patrons at 25 bars, trying to determine their ages and genders.

05/22/2012

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Company Offers Chance To Fund Your App/Technology Idea

Think you’ve got an idea for the next best app? A North Texas business is willing to help you make it a reality. And who knows — you just might strike it big.

05/10/2012

CBS Sports, Fantasy, Baseball

CBS Sports To Open Fantasy Platform To Developers

This move will allow developers to create and sell just about any fantasy sports-related apps they can think of to users of CBSSports.com, one of the world’s three largest fantasy sports websites.

01/17/2012

The word game app Words With Friends is shown being played on an iPhone. (credit: Phil Stauskas/KTVT/KTXA)

‘Words With Friends’ Helps Save Man’s Life

Words With Friends, the online word game, provided a lifeline for one man living on the opposite side of the world.

01/16/2012

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‘Is My Son Gay?’ Google Android App Stirs Controversy

Some parents and gay advocates are upset with an app, available on the Google Android network, that promises parents it will help them determine whether their son is gay.

09/28/2011

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