News tagged with mobile apps

Ag Students Embrace New Broadband Technologies
The face of agriculture is changing with the advancement of internet technology, and Illinois' future farmers appear to be more than willing to embrace it.
Fishin' Buddies App Connects Chicago Youth With Nature
Fishin’ Buddies, a non-profit organization dedicated to introducing urban children to the outdoors through conservation and environmental education programs was awarded $49,000 through the Illinois Broadband Innovation fund to further its mission through mobile technology.
Vote to Find Wi-Fi in Rural Illinois

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. - July 17, 2012.  Broadband Illinois has applied for a grant to help rural residents find Wi-Fi Hotspots in their area. 

CTA Discover, the Chicago Transit Authority's new app, tracks riders, not busses or trains

CHICAGO | In the past, if you wanted to use the CTA app, you had to know what line you needed and where the closest stop was located. Now, you don't even have to know where you are.

By opening CTA Discover, the Chicago Transit Authority's new app, with a smart phone or a computer with Wi-Fi connection, users will instantly know their location — and all the buses and trains that are coming to the stops nearby.