"Remind" App Helps Teachers Keep Students Posted About Homework And TestsA smartphone app has been touted as a great communications tool for teachers, and could get a lot more use now that schools are getting back in session.
New App Offers On-Demand Lawn CareIf all the rain we’ve had so far this summer has made it difficult to keep up with mowing your lawn, there’s a new app that promises to help.
Rollout Of Ventra App Delayed Until FallCTA spokesperson Tammy Chase said the area's transit agencies are going to bring in between 20 and 30 experienced beta testers from the Smart Chicago Collaborative's Civic User Testing Group to iron out those problems that exist.
Smartphone App Could Speed O'Hare Passport LinesThe free Mobile Passport Control app was developed for U.S. Customs and Border Protection. It allows travelers to plug in their passport information and submit customs declaration forms before arrival.
South Shore Line Taking Tickets Via SmartphoneThe South Shore Line — which runs from South Bend to Chicago — beat the Chicago Transit Authority and Metra to the punch in becoming the first major rail line in the Chicago area to feature mobile ticketing.
'Yik Yak' App Disabled In Chicago After Schools Warn Of Cyberbullying Danger Some local schools have begun warning parents of a new smartphone app that kids can use to anonymously post vicious and nasty comments about each other.
New App Allows Commuters To Pay By Smartphone At CTA Park & Ride LotsPaying for parking at several CTA stations is about to get much easier – there’s now an app for that.

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