Cell Phone Apps

Many people now look to their phone for quick information about their location, bank account or the nearest restaurant. Explore some of the most popular cell phone apps and the best ways to use them.


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10 Mobile Apps for Music Lovers

Taking our music everywhere with us has become a way of life. But what music apps are the best for your mobile device?

10 Mobile Apps for Film Buffs

While we'd never advocate using your cell phone in the theater, we do love a bunch of apps geared at movie maniacs. Here are 10.

10 Mobile Apps for Fashionistas

A fashionista always looks her (or his) best at every occasion. But for the times when you just can't make it to the mall for the latest looks, check out these 10 mobile apps that allow you to shop anytime, anywhere.

10 Mobile Apps for Bookworms

Thanks to the digital age, people who love the written word have more options than ever. Which apps should book lovers download to get their literary fix?

What does the Google mobile app do?

The Google mobile phone app was designed to make life just a little bit easier, and its functionality doesn't disappoint.

5 Mobile Weather Apps

Not all mobile weather apps are created equal. Whether you're a curious onlooker or a thrill-seeking storm enthusiast, there's a mobile weather app option for you.

How the Facebook Mobile App Works

No matter which device you have, Facebook's likely got you covered. Find out how to get (and how to get the most out of) the Facebook mobile app.

How the Netflix Mobile App Works

A great way to watch flicks on the fly, the Netflix mobile app has all of the features you'd find on its Web site. Are there any drawbacks?

What's the best mobile anti-virus app?

In this day and age of all things digital, it's more important than ever to protect yourself. These mobile anti-virus apps can help do just that.

5 Mobile Dating Apps

When dating and the latest in mobile technology are combined, the result is a whole new way to meet people -- right in the palm of your hand. Here are five mobile dating apps to help you in quest for love and lust.

5 Apps to Organize Your Life

There are thousands upon thousands of apps out there -- some even claim to help you organize your life. But is finding one that works just another chore to add to your to-do list?

5 Restaurant Apps for Serious Foodies

Gone are the days of reading restaurant reviews in the newspaper -- even going online is old-hat. Now you can download a cool restaurant app to help you make a selection. We feature five that foodies love.

Can you turn your phone into a universal remote?

It seems that smartphones are capable of just about anything these days. But is it possible to use them to turn on our televisions or lower the volume on our stereos?

5 Multitasking Apps

Remember when phones just made phone calls? Now, thanks to some clever apps, they can also make our lives a lot easier by increasing our productivity and organization skills.

5 Reasons We're Excited About the HowStuffWorks Android App

When we launched our iPhone app in late 2010, Android fans came out in droves to ask for one of their own. Being able to say "It's here!" is just one reason we're excited our Android app is launching.

You Decide: HowStuffWorks App -- Android or iPhone?

In late 2010, HowStuffWorks released an iPhone app into the wild -- and immediately heard from Android users that they'd like to have one, too. With an Android app launching, which one is right for you?

5 Time Management Apps for the iPhone

Time management is considered to be both a science and art. But can a few simple iPhone time management apps really help you make better use of your time?

What are the best free iPhone apps for children?

As the iPhone and its apps have grown in popularity, so has the use of educational apps for children. What are some options for free apps that parents can use to let their kids learn and play at the same time?

Top 10 iPhone Food Apps

The iPhone is a versatile device. It can help you find your way when you're lost, connect to the Web and even make phone calls. But what are the best applications to help you fill your growling belly?

10 Off-the-wall iPhone Apps

There are thousands of apps for the iPhone, and they let you do everything from play games to keep up with stock prices. Some of them are real head-scratchers, though. Do you use any of these weird apps?

5 Questionable iPhone Applications

Apple has sold more than 1 billion applications through its App Store. Many of them are useful, but some of them are strange -- or even offensive.

10 Great iPhone Apps

It wasn't so long ago that Apple sold its one billionth iPhone application. What are some of the best applications that run on Apple's smartphone?

10 Free iPhone Applications

Are you looking for new iphone applications? Check out this article to find great explanations of free iphone applications!

Top 10 BlackBerry Add-Ons

A variety of add-ons are available for the BlackBerry that'll help make it more dynamic. Learn about the top 10 BlackBerry add-ons in this article.