Failing Slow

This Month in Seattle Tech: A ‘Genius’ Debuts a Personal Assistant App

The rollout of Yoky Matsuoka's new wellness company, Yohana, and robot food delivery at Sea-Tac highlight Seattle tech news this September.

09/28/2021 By Benjamin Cassidy

Home (Page) Run

How the Garages Became Seattle’s Biggest Band

The 80-or-so-member international music collective, forged in the video game ‘Blaseball,’ is one of the best-selling Seattle artists on Bandcamp.

09/13/2021 By Stefan Milne

Wish You Were Here

With Music Venues Open Again, Will Livestreaming Keep Its Place?

Two Seattle tech startups—LiveMo and LoudSwell—are betting on the longevity of this Covid-era trend.

09/07/2021 By Stefan Milne

Downlocal

8 Homegrown Apps to Help You Navigate Life in Seattle

From dining to the dating scene.

03/15/2021 By Christy Carley

SWIPING, UNLEASHED

Inside the Dog-Eat-Dog World of Seattle Dating Apps

Wowzer, Seattle's promising dating app for dog lovers, didn't make it through Covid-19. But two other local dating apps are keeping humans connected.

02/12/2021 By Zoe Sayler, Christy Carley, and Erin Wong

Tech Flex

A Seattle Startup’s AI Designs Your Workout

From the U.S. Department of Defense to a rugby team in Senegal, Volt Athletics users aren't just work-from-homers.

01/15/2021 By Erin Wong

Tech Tracing

What You Need to Know About Washington’s New Covid-19 Exposure App

To start: You won’t find it under “Apps” on iPhone.

12/01/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Deliverance

How to Help Restaurants (Instead of Delivery Apps) When You Order In

A few extra clicks can mean the restaurant pays about a 10 percent commission—instead of 15 to 30 percent.

05/14/2020 By Allecia Vermillion

Snap Judgment

Does Seattle Need Its Own Dating App?

The city notorious for icy demeanors might need some extra help in the relationship department.

10/22/2019 By Courtney Cummings

Puppy Love

A Dating App for Dog Lovers Is a Real Actual Thing and It Launches This Month

When Wowzer goes live on October 23, romance with a fellow dog owner is just a swipe away.

10/17/2019 By Nicole Pasia

Desperately Seeking Somebody

Will a New Seattle-Specific Dating App Help You Find Love?

It launches today for the not-so-hopeless romantics out there.

09/19/2019 By Courtney Cummings

Explainer

Seattle Spends More Money on Takeout Than Any Other U.S. City

As far as food movements go, we’ve nailed farm-to-table and we’re leading the way in app-to-table dining, too.

08/20/2019 By Sam Jones

Pavement Problems

Can Project Sidewalk Use Crowdsourcing to Help Seattleites Get Around?

Its goal: make navigating our streets safer and easier for the mobility impaired.

07/23/2019 By Lily Hansen

NEWSMAKERS

Perfect Party June 2019

Here’s who we’d invite if we could entertain this month’s most interesting visitors, locals, and newsmakers.

05/29/2019 By Seattle Met Staff

Side Dish

Tock Adds Extra Risk—and Reward—to Dinner

The online reservation platform has changed the way some Seattle restaurants are booking dinner guests.

02/26/2019 By Allecia Vermillion

End of the Line

Two New Seattle Apps Promise Shorter Wait Times

But do they really spell "death" to the traditional queue?

11/20/2018 By James Ross Gardner

Outdoor Tech

Seattle Parks Launches New Trails App

Find an urban trail—and help fix it—from your phone.

10/21/2016 By Jack Russillo

Appy Meals

Seattle’s Food App Boom Turns Restaurant Meals into Spontaneous Flings

"If a restaurant meal is romance by candlelight, these apps might be the Netflix and chill of dining."

06/23/2016 By Allecia Vermillion

Critic's Notebook

Healthy Restaurant App Tasteful Comes to a Phone Near You

Craving paleo tonight? They got you.

02/18/2016 By Kathryn Robinson

Critic's Notebook

Sweet Parking Hack Comes to Seattle

Where to park for a restaurant on Capitol Hill? How to get home after too many adult bevs? Problems solved.

07/23/2015 By Kathryn Robinson