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.
Verizon, the nation’s largest cellphone company, is phasing out nearly all of its existing phone plans and replacing them with pricing to encourage customers to connect non-phone devices.
The digital assistant known as Siri that’s built into the iPhone 4S has plenty of celebrity friends showing her off. But not everyone likes Siri. In fact, some have accused Siri as being “not as advertised” and filed a lawsuit against her.
Ever send a text message you wish you shouldn’t have or place a phone call when you’ve had a few too many?
There could soon be another way to take advantage of those Groupon deals. Groupon is testing a payment service that will allow merchants to accept credit card payments from an iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch.
About 16 percent of Americans have gym memberships. But how many people actually use them? A new app aims to help you reach your weight loss goals, or pay for failing.
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.
Almost 74 percent of smartphone users enable location-based services to get real-time information, with 18 percent using the technology to share their location with friends.
Police in Prosper filed criminal charges against Deion Sanders for allegedly trying to destroy evidence related to the domestic disturbance at his home.
Smartphone technology is helping clean up neighborhoods in one local city. “Fix it Plano” has become one the most government friendly tools in the new age of apps.
AT&T said it will sell the Lumia 900, its first Nokia smartphone that runs Windows Phone software, on April 8, for $100 with a two-year contract.
If you ever wanted to know whether the restaurant you’re walking into has a clean kitchen, all you have to do in Plano is carry a smartphone.