Mobile Apps

After Iowa Dems' caucus app mess, election officials distance themselves

by • 8 months ago

As a malfunctioning app delayed results of Iowa's presidential caucuses, state and local election officials reminded people that they were not involved.

Californians can now get earthquake warnings on their phones

by • 11 months ago

The new system, which Gov. Gavin Newsom called the first of its kind in the U.S., will notify residents up to 20 seconds before the shaking starts.

Hacking attempt reported against West Virginia's mobile voting app

by • 12 months ago

The FBI is investigating an "attempted intrusion by an outside party" to access the Voatz mobile app the state used in 2018.

Kansas' digital services app has reached one-third of eligible users, IT chief says

by • 1 year ago

Kansas Chief Information Technology Officer Lee Allen said the state's iKan mobile app has been downloaded by more than 350,000 of the state's residents since its April 2018 launch.

'Road Vision' traffic metrics app wins D.C. app challenge

by • 2 years ago

The app, which uses mobile-phone and surveillance-camera footage to analyze traffic, won $25,000 and a beta-testing opportunity with the D.C. government.

A Twitter bot is trying to fix D.C.'s parking problems

by • 2 years ago

The Washington, D.C. license plate lookup tool is seeing early success on Twitter. Now its creators want to develop it into a fully fledged mobile app.

Los Angeles launches earthquake detection app

by • 2 years ago

ShakeAlertLA runs on data collected by a network of seismic sensors designed to give residents precious seconds to brace themselves for major tremors.

Kansas launches its first mobile app for government services

by • 2 years ago

Residents will be able to access official documents and register vehicles on the app.

SeeClickFix celebrates 10 years with new version of app

by • 2 years ago

The company has spent a decade helping local governments understand the needs of their communities.