Forty-three teams from 10 countries entered the App Quest 3.0 competition. Eight were awarded prize money ranging from $5,000 to $10,000.
So far, they’ve received more than 100 complaints. The app, called SOConnect, allows people to remain anonymous and is easy to use, officials said.
New Jersey’s Montclair State University recently started offering students the free “Guardian” app. It comes with an emergency button that triggers an alarm at the campus police station.
New anti-distraction apps are taking safety up a notch and keeping pedestrians alert when out on busy streets.
A growing number of banks are now offering a variety of the “credit lock” apps in an effort to combat the stealing and hacking of card numbers.
For a lot of people, shopping means having to make too many decisions. But not anymore.
A handful of new smartphone apps are allowing people to appear prettier, younger, even thinner in photos.
Beth Blecherman, founder of TechMamas.com, said there are a growing number of apps that not only track children, but can also restrict which apps kids can use.