Some fans dressed in Star Wars costumes gather in a market in Santiago de Compostela, northwestern Spain, on May 21, 2010, to conmemorate the 30th anniversary of "The Empire Strikes Back" film. AFP PHOTO/MIGUEL RIOPA (Photo credit should read MIGUEL RIOPA/AFP/Getty Images)

Star Wars Fans: This Is The App You’ve Been Looking For

The Force is strong in the new Star Wars app released Wednesday by Disney.


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Apple Unveils New Music Streaming Service, Operating System Upgrades

Apple unveiled a new music streaming service, and updates to the operating systems of its most popular products, Monday at a conference.

CBS Detroit–06/08/2015

Periscope, which is owned by Twitter, launched Thursday and allows users to broadcast live from their smart phone. (Source: Twitter)

Live Stream Apps Come To Android Devices

Android users can now download live-streaming apps Meerkat and Periscope to their smart phones.

CBS Detroit–05/27/2015

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Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day Digitally

Those looking to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day virtually, and avoid the bar scene, can use their smartphones to be Irish for a day.

CBS Detroit–03/16/2015

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Possible iOS Security Flaw Revealed On Apple Devices

Security firms have discovered a pair of attacks on Apple iOS users in China through unapproved apps.

CBS Detroit–11/11/2014

A Baker College student has used his classroom knowledge to create a popular download on the iTunes stores. (Source: Baker College.)

College Studies And Technology A Family Affair For Baker Student

A Baker College student has applied his studies to create a popular game on Apple’s iTunes app store.

CBS Detroit–06/16/2014


3 Travel Apps You Need To Download Right Now

Because a smartphone should help you do more than kill time at the airport, here are three handy travel apps to ensure your next trip goes off without a hitch.



Detroit-Built App Wins CES Award

The home audio-visual system control app iRule won the Consumer Electronics Association’s Mark of Excellence Award as “Control Product of the Year” at this week’s International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/09/2014

Redesigned version of FlightTrack for iOS and Android.  (PRNewsFoto/Mobiata)

Mobiata Celebrates Five-Year Anniversary with New FlightTrack 5 App

The travel app developer Mobiata Thursday announced a redesigned version of its FlightTrack app for iOS and Android.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/21/2013

Visitors look over vehicles during the media preview at the North American International Auto Show on January 15, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. The auto show will be open to the public January 19-27. (Credit: Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

New Auto Show App Brings Vehicle Photos From Auto Shows Worldwide

To get us all ready for the North American International Auto Show in January, show organizers have come out with a new smartphone app featuring pictures of plenty of hot new cars.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/12/2013