Pets in the City

5 Apps That Make Pet Ownership Safer and Simpler

It takes a village—and technology—to raise a pet nowadays.

06/22/2018 By Laura Furr Mericas

Control Yourself

You Can Get a Free Lyft Ride on Cinco De Mayo

A new initiative aims to reduce drunk driving, starting on May 5.

05/04/2018 By Gwendolyn Knapp

How Urbane

Young Professionals Kick Off Exclusive Foodie Phone App with a Rooftop Party

The Urbane Society celebrates its launch with 250 of Houston's PYTs.

04/12/2018 By Abby Ledoux

But First...

Google's Selfie Matching Portrait App Doesn't Work in Texas. Here's How to Fix That.

You've seen your friends' fine art dopplegangers, so how do you find yours?

01/16/2018 By Abby Ledoux

Ice House

Houston’s Creepy, Crawly, Chompy Critters

The surprising species tagged by our local iNaturalist community

08/21/2017 By Morgan Kinney

Get Out

Texas State Parks Get Even More Accessible with a New App

Find a swimming hole near you, book your campsites online and always travel with a trail map in your pocket with the recently released TPWD app.

03/02/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Q&A

Can Upstart Poshare Take On Rent the Runway?

Poshare's Zhanna Babchuk on her clothing rental company, how access to wholesalers could change the rental game and why Houston is good for entrepreneurs.

02/22/2017 By Amber Tong

Ice House

Looking for Love in All the Right Places

Forget Tinder and OkCupid. These niche dating sites are where you need to be.

01/23/2017 By Marianella Orlando

Kawaiiiii

Welcome to Meitu, Your Creepy New App Addiction

This viral app turns your selfies into super-kawaii anime alien portraits.

01/20/2017 By Javier Garza

Everyone's a Critic

“Yikes!” These Yelp Reviews of Houston Restaurants Leave Much to Be Desired

We don't choose restaurants based on the popular app, but we do enjoy the spelling choices.

12/08/2016 By Joanna O'Leary

Coffee Meets Pascal

The 17 Best Reasons to Swipe Left

Dead fish, the USA network and other fatal ingredients to dating app profiles.

12/06/2016 By Alice Levitt

Travel Tips

7 Handy Camera Phone Hacks for Travelers

Ditch the DSLR and save space in your luggage with these useful apps and more.

11/30/2016 By Bill Wiatrak

Transportation

Uber Stays in the Picture, Promises Mayor Turner

Can you imagine a Super Bowl weekend in Houston without Uber? Thankfully you don't have to.

11/16/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

Soul Searching

Five Killer Wish Lists to Add to Our Gastronaut App

Eating your way through Houston has never been more fun.

11/03/2016 By Houstonia Staff

Digital Dining

Have You Downloaded the Gastronaut App Yet?

Win a year of free dining when you try our new app.

09/27/2016 By Houstonia Staff

Connected Cuisine

Why You Should Download Houstonia's Gastronaut Dining App Today

We'll do things for you other restaurant apps won't. Tasty things.

09/19/2016 By Houstonia Staff

Fitness Friday

Looking for On-Demand Fitness Training? There's an App for That

Meet TRN, the Uber of getting you in shape.

08/19/2016 By Ayshe Tayfun

Augmented Reality

The 10 Worst Places to Play Pokémon Go in Houston

Or: how not to get mugged or hit by a car while catching them all.

07/18/2016 By Miranda Proctor

Dating

Tinder Is the Night

Online dating has become a game. Here's how to win.

07/06/2016 By Liz Hardaway

The Friendly Skies

We’ll Always Have Paris—Thanks to This App

How one phone application convinced a couple to fly to Paris for the weekend…six days before takeoff…for dirt cheap.

06/13/2016 By Jeanne Lyons Davis