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Experts Say Android Phone Users At Risk For Malicious Apps

Experts are warning Android phone users about a security issue. It’s called Fake ID, and could allow malicious apps to access the other programs on your phone.

08/01/2014

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Tips For Your Next Road Trip

Going on a road trip? Here’s a list of great tips to make your outing that much better.

05/20/2014

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Consumer Reports: Tips To Protect Your Smartphone

Based on a new survey, Consumer Reports estimates the number of stolen phones nearly doubled in the past year to more than three million. More than a million smartphones were lost and never found.

04/17/2014

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What’s New Dr. Frank: Finding The Right Tablet

PITTSBURGH (NewsRadio 1020 KDKA) How do you know what to look for when searching for a tablet this holiday season? Does price equal quality? Dr. Frank joined Larry Richert to give his expert opinion on what Tablets to get if you have some money to spend and even if you don’t what good ones are out there for a modest price.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–11/29/2013

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CMU Researchers Claim To Have Created Messaging App Even NSA Can’t Crack

Carnegie Mellon University researchers claim they have created a smartphone messaging app with security that not even the National Security Agency can break.

10/08/2013

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Consumer Reports: Smartphone Security Apps

As the use of mobile devices keeps growing, the need to protect your information is becoming a bigger concern.

08/06/2013

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New App Lets Commuters Complain Directly To Politicians

Every single day tens of thousands of Americans get stuck in traffic, subways and planes because of outdated and collapsing infrastructure, too many cars, detours, repairs and poor mass transit.

07/30/2013

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Need Tax Help? There’s An App For That

There are lots of websites and software available, but you may not have thought of smartphone apps for doing your taxes.

03/01/2013

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Popular Pet Apps

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Apps aren’t just for people anymore. Here is a roundup of popular pet apps for mobile devices. The cost of apps ranges from free to a few dollars. For the iPhone, […]

KDKA-TV–12/11/2012

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Consumer Reports Compares iPhones & Androids

In a TV commercial, Samsung makes fun of Apple fans, claiming that Android phones have had better features and capabilities than the iPhone 5 for ages. Back in the labs, Consumer Reports puts all the phones through their paces, assessing each one’s features and options.

10/05/2012

Educational Apps

5 Best Educational Apps To Download

Education and technology are becoming increasingly integrated, and keeping up on all of the new educational applications for kids is important. One of the biggest struggles is not finding an app; it is finding the appropriate app.

08/01/2012

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Cyber Security Expert’s Tips On Protecting Personal Info On Your Smartphone

Phone numbers, passwords, bank account information. You know how to put all that stuff on your smartphone, but do you know how to get your personal info off? Even if you think you’ve wiped your smartphone clean before you get rid of it, it’s probably not enough. So what can you do?

06/28/2012

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Liquor Control Board Develops App For Android Phones

As state lawmakers wrestle with whether to privatize the sale of bottled alcohol in Pennsylvania, the Liquor Control Board (LCB) is trying to convince consumers that it is one of the most technologically savvy state agencies around.

06/18/2012

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Google’s New Privacy Settings Concern Some Users

New privacy settings for all Google related services went into effect today. From Youtube to Gmail to Andriod phones – should users be worried about the changes?

03/01/2012

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Mt. Lebanon Grad Helps Develop Popular App

- “Where’s My Water?” is a new iPhone app from Disney Mobile, featuring a character called “Swampy the Alligator.”

02/01/2012

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