Science
Jul 9, 2014 4:16pm

Severe Weather Apps

When it comes to severe weather – the watches and warnings are out there – it is your responsibility to make sure you get them. On top of NOAA weather radios and WEA alerts on your phone – there’s an app for that!   Many… Read More »

Technology Review
Jul 9, 2014 11:18am

‘Red Alert Israel’ Will Send a ‘Yo’ for Every Predicted Rocket Attack

The “Yo” app is being used to alert followers of the user “RedAlertIsrael” every time a rocket attack is predicted within Israeli territory. The app, which has raised millions of dollars of funding, has been called everything from pointless to amazing for its simple premise… Read More »

Technology Review
Jul 7, 2014 5:56pm

Don’t Ditch Your Broken Smartphone, Fix It: ‘Real Money’ Tells You How

From spills to cracked screens, damage to a cellphone can be costly. ABC News recently put a few popular cellphone cases to the test but what do you do when your cell phone case fails? Related: How good is your cellphone case? Related: How to… Read More »

Science
Jul 7, 2014 4:35pm

Isis the App to ISIS the Militant Group: You Can Have the Name

Isis, the digital wallet app created by Verizon, T-Mobile and AT&T, said today it is shedding its name to avoid confusion with the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria militant group, which is commonly referred to as ISIS.  “We wanted a name that brought to life… Read More »

Science
Jul 2, 2014 4:44pm

How to Avoid Being Scammed On Your Phone Bill

Those little charges on your phone bill can add up — but do you know what they’re for? The Federal Trade Commission announced Tuesday that it was suing T-Mobile US. The mobile provider is accused of billing customers for services they never authorized, such as celebrity… Read More »

Technology Review
Jul 1, 2014 1:53pm

Vine Can Now Measure Your Addiction to Looping Video

Vine, the six-second looping video platform owned by Twitter, has figured out a way to let you know if your videos are “popular and interesting.” Or, conversely, if you have the (understandable) habit of being mesmerized by looping videos, like Norman, the dog that can… Read More »

By Gillian Mohney

Science
Jun 29, 2014 7:45pm

Astronauts Lose World Cup Bet and Get Heads Shaved in Zero Gravity

World Cup fever is even hitting space. Two American astronauts bet a German astronaut that if the U.S. lost the World Cup game to Germany, they would both shave their heads. Unfortunately for Steve Swanson and Reid Wiseman, the U.S. team may have survived the… Read More »

Nature and Environment
Jun 27, 2014 11:32am

Newly Discovered Mouse-Like Mammal and Elephants Are Long Lost Cousins

Imagine the family reunion: In one corner, a three-ton elephant, in the other, a mouse-like mammal weighing in at about one ounce. The small creature, which was discovered in Namibia, looks like a mouse at first glance. However, it is more closely related genetically to… Read More »

Science
Jun 26, 2014 4:31pm

‘Patriotic’ Putin Phone Costs $4,300

We all show our adoration for people in different ways. For Vladimir Putin super fans, there’s now a $4,300 gold-plated “Supremo Putin” iPhone 5S they can buy to show off their affection for the Russian leader. 5 Things You Didn’t Know About Vladimir Putin’s Personal Life… Read More »

Science
Jun 26, 2014 2:33pm

This ‘Smartphone’ Will Zap You

Careful or this “smartphone” may zap you. The Royal Canadian Mounted Police have seized two stun guns disguised as smartphones over the course of 24 hours. While the gadgets may seem like something out of a spy movie, authorities said they are “prohibited weapons.” The… Read More »