Pokémon Go Players Feel Real-World Pain Hunting SF Developer's Virtual MonstersA San Francisco-developed game app, featuring cute Nintendo characters in "augmented reality" settings, can be harmful to your health.
UC Berkeley Scientists Develop Smartphone App To Aid Quake-Warning SystemEarth scientists at Cal want to turn thousands of people's cellphones into earthquake early-warning sensors.
Muni Riders Can Pay For Fares With New Smartphone AppThe San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency has launched a new smartphone app that allows passengers to pay for transit fares online.
Lake Tahoe Smartphone App Lets Casual Beach-Goers Do Science ResearchResearchers at Lake Tahoe are enlisting tourists and other beach-goers to record their observations and photographs on a new smartphone app to help scientists better understand the lake's environmental conditions.
Bay Area Company Rolling Out Free Early Earthquake Warning AppA Bay Area company is about to roll out a free earthquake alert app that could give users precious seconds of lead time before the shaking starts.
No-Nonsense DUI Smartphone App Calls Attorney, Records ArrestDueyDialer is a new, no-nonsense smartphone app for drivers to use when they are stopped by the police for DUI/DWI.
App Leads Police To Suspect In Santa Cruz Smartphone Robbery A robbery victim in Santa Cruz used a smartphone app Thursday to help police track a stolen phone to a man who was walking out of a donut shop with the phone beeping in his pocket.
New Smartphone App To Reveal History of Contra Costa Co. Restaurant Health Code InspectionsIf you’ve ever wondered about the cleanliness of a particular food establishment in Contra Costa County you will soon have access to that information in the form of an app.
SF Taxi Drivers File Suit Against Car Sharing Company UberSan Francisco cabbies have accused a startup that allows customers to hail limos and cabs with a smartphone app of violating both city and state taxi regulations.