Our Favorite Android, iOS, and Windows Phone Apps of the Week

The best thing about smartphones is that they're always improving thanks to developers looking for ways to make our pocket computers even better. This week we have lots of great downloadables for Android, iOS, and Windows Phone. Take a look and see if any strike your fancy. » 12/07/14 6:00pm 12/07/14 6:00pm

Breathometer: A Tiny Breathalyzer That Plugs Into Your iPhone

It's always better to be safe than sorry if you've had too many drinks to get behind the wheel. Breathometer is a new breathalyzer that works with your smartphone to make absolutely sure you're clear. And it's a whole lot cheaper than a DUI. » 3/13/13 9:14am 3/13/13 9:14am

mPING Weather-Reporting App: Now Anyone Can Be Al Roker

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) can't be everywhere at once, so it's crowd-sourcing the weather report with a new app called mPING. » 2/06/13 12:40pm 2/06/13 12:40pm

Deko: These iPhone Wallpapers Didn't Come From a Gallery

A photo of your dog? A generic picture of a sunset? Get the hell out of here. The wallpaper of your iOS device can be much more beautiful, and the reason is a wonderful little app called Deko. » 1/15/13 6:00pm 1/15/13 6:00pm

Can't Go to D.C. Next Week? Follow The Inauguration From Your Phone

You want to go to the presidential inauguration so badly. But it's going to be crowded, cold, and you just can't afford that vacation day. Good news—you can follow along with the new official inauguration app for Android and iOS. » 1/14/13 12:20pm 1/14/13 12:20pm

Painting a Building With Your Smartphone

If you happen to find yourself at the ARS Electronica Center in Linz, Austria thinking, "that facade could do with a bit more color," you're in luck—a special smartphone application lets passersby paint the building in real time. » 9/03/10 11:00am 9/03/10 11:00am

At This NFL Stadium You Can Watch Replays On Your Phone

When it opens this fall, the New Meadowlands Stadium will be the NFL's most state of the art facility. That means queuing up replays on demand on your smartphone (or just checking how long the concession lines are). » 7/29/10 10:40am 7/29/10 10:40am

Now You Can Stream Adam Carolla on Your Smartphone

Downloading his podcasts every morning and loading them onto your phone is one way to listen to Adam Carolla on the way to work, but it's such a 2005 way of doing things. » 7/20/10 9:04pm 7/20/10 9:04pm

Here's The Most Popular Apps On Android, iPhone And BlackBerry

Here's an interesting set of charts from Nielsen analyzing the most popular apps on each smartphone platform. » 6/10/10 10:40pm 6/10/10 10:40pm