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A US Customs officer (R) is on duty as cars line up to pass through the customs station to enter Surrey, Canada. (Photo credit JAY DROWNS/AFP/Getty Images)

CBP Launches Border Wait Time App

The U.S. Customs and Border Protection have launched an app for travelers wondering just how long they’ll be waiting in line to cross the border.

12/16/2014

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New App Allows Users to See What Person They’re Texting is Typing

Privacy may become even more of a thing of the past with a new app.

11/12/2014

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D.C. Tech Company Develops ‘Dorothy’ App

It may not be the ruby-red slippers seen in “The Wizard of Oz,” but one D.C.-based tech company created a phone app based on the premise of those magical shoes.

10/29/2014

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How Strong Is That Drink? New App Helps Calculate

How strong is that pina colada? Depending on how it’s made, it could contain as much alcohol as two glasses of wine.

07/03/2014

Satellite image provided by NASA of Hurricane Sandy. (Photo by NASA via Getty Images)

App Shows Va. Residents Dangers of Not Evacuating During Hurricane

A mobile application and website created by Old Dominion University is designed to encourage tourists and residents in Virginia to evacuate during a major hurricane.

07/03/2014

Developer Alain Hanash says his StorkDiet/Girl includes scientifically-based diet recommendations that help couples who want baby girls. (Getty Images)

DC Developer: App Helps Parents Give Birth To Girls

Alain Hanash says the app includes scientifically-based diet recommendations that help those who want baby girls.

04/17/2014

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50 Cents, $1 or $2? Starbucks Adding App Tips

Starbucks will soon let customers leave tips with its mobile payment app, which raises the question — how often do people tip their baristas?

03/12/2014

New Android app lets you see exactly how often you use your smartphone. (Getty Images)

Smartphone App Tells You If You’re Using Your Smartphone Too Much

Free Android app called Menthal gives you detailed information about your smartphone usage.

01/29/2014

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Snapchat Suffers Security Breach

Snapchat, the disappearing-message service popular with young people, has been quiet following a security breach that allowed hackers to collect the usernames and phone numbers of millions of its users.

01/02/2014

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Maryland Students Win Verizon’s App Challenge

A team of high school students from South River High School in Edgewater is one of 10 winners of a national competition to develop mobile applications that address a need or problem in their schools or communities.

04/26/2013

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