Apps

What exactly is the Google Escape Bus?

Escape rooms have gone mobile thanks to Google.

Your newest emoji obsession is ... you

Instantly morph your face into an emoji, thanks to a new app called Memoji.

Record your heartbeat, and this company will tell you what music to listen to

A new startup is measuring the benefits of using music to treat all sorts of problems, from insomnia to Alzheimer's.

Power nap or power through? New sleep tool solves the dilemma

When midday fatigue strikes, technology swoops in and helps you recharge your battery.

A new way to lose weight without worrying about the scale

Behavioral economist Dan Ariely developed a new kind of scale that uses science, not numbers, to help you lose weight.

Tired of your overloaded inbox? Science just fixed it

A behavioral economist was tired of being flooded with emails 24 hours a day. So he studied it, and created an app.

Waze for wildlife: GPS app is looking out for animals

New initiative will create maps and seek safer alternative routes for traveling herds.

Waze for walkers: A new way to navigate a city on foot

Park your car and get on your feet. SideKix is a new app just for pedestrians.

How many calories are in that sundae? New phone can tell you

Point this phone at anything, and it'll tell you its chemical makeup – food, medicine, liquids, even your own body.

Your smartphone could be making your job harder

Economist Dan Ariely shows that notifications are making us more distracted and less efficient.

The best food podcasts to get your juices flowing

Warning: What you are about to read may make you extremely hungry.

Eye-opening facts about how we get to work every day

Where do you have to live to enjoy faster commutes? A new report by Moovit shows some fascinating trends in public transit.

Here's how to cure your fear of flying

SkyGuru offers the same reassurance as a pilot sitting next to you on the flight, telling you what to expect and calming your fears.

Sit up straight! New device helps improve your posture

The newest development in wearables is a posture trainer that keeps you from slouching.

This game-changing invention has suddenly made the Apple Watch useful

'It's something science fiction has imagined for over half a century,' says the man behind it.