Smartphone app could help save Australian Aboriginal language from extinction
The Iwaidja language is currently spoken by fewer than 200 people.
New iPhone app allows users to follow roaming great white sharks
The Marine Conservation Science Institute launched an app this week that lets users track 12 of the predators as they roam around the Pacific Ocean.
New app gives early warning of mean messages
The app predicts the tone of incoming messages before a user reads them so that they’re not caught off guard by angry or hostile words.
What makes a good weight-loss smartphone app?
Smartphone apps have potential for tackling the obesity crisis, according to new research finding that many apps use science-based methods to encourage weight loss.
Facebook unveils ‘social energy’ app
Facebook, in partnership with the Natural Resources Defense Council and Opower, unveils a new home energy efficiency app that lets FB users
kill time interact and engage in the most beneficial way possible.
App promises free Starbucks coffee
An experiment in social sharing has coffee drinkers donating money to a Starbucks card that can be used by anyone.
Powerful scientific 3-D scanner is now a 99-cent iPhone app
An app called Trimensional from a scientist at Georgia Tech allows users with an iPhone 4, iPad 2 or recent iPod Touch to take 3-D scans of faces or other objects and share them via e-mail.
I SciSpy with my little iPhone eye…
Using the Science Channel’s SciSpy mobile app, anyone who wants to can help advance scientific research of the natural world. So head to the backyard, iPhone in hand, and snap photos of the living creatures that you share space with.
U.S. develops ‘panic button’ for pro-democracy activists
The ‘panic button’ is an app developed by the State Department that will wipe out a phone’s address book and emit emergency alerts to other activists.