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Name Of GPS Application Stirs Controversy

KDKA Radio’s Mike Pintek was joined on NewsRadio1020 KDKA by Sarah Chinn, a professor of English at Hunter College in New York.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–01/12/2012

Carnegie Mellon University researchers created the free app, which is only available on iPhones for now with a version for Android soon to come.  (Credit: KDKA)

New App Helps Riders Track Port Authority Buses

We hear it a lot from Port Authority riders who get stranded at stops waiting for their bus, but now there is some new technology that lets you know when your ride is coming, and it’s free.

07/27/2011

Consumer Reports ShopSmart dug deep to find new tools that can help you cut your food bills.  (Credit: KDKA)

Consumer Reports Finds New Tools To Cut Food Bills

Grocery bills are soaring with prices for staples like bread, eggs and coffee up more than 30 percent in the last five years, and that’s why it’s more important than ever to sniff out savings. Consumer Reports ShopSmart has lots of new and easier ways to save.

07/27/2011

The Tabbed Out app allows customers to pay for their meals.  (Credit: KDKA)

Pay Restaurant Tab With New App

It’s a cashless world we’re living in these days. Paying with cash is falling out of favor as more people turn to credit cards and debit cards. Now, there’s a high-tech way to pay the tab the next time you go to a restaurant.

07/25/2011

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New Sports Mobile App From CBS Pittsburgh!

Anxious about your brackets? Watching every game? Check into games, score points, root for your team and talk smack to your buddies with CBS Pittsburgh’s latest mobile application: Shout Sports!

03/16/2011

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App Allows Children To Alert Tooth Fairy

The tooth fairy is taking her tooth collecting business digital.  With the help of Michael Leedy, Bill Marcotte and Brian Franks, children now can alert the tooth fairy via an application for Apple’s iPhone, iPod […]

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–02/24/2011

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“Drive Safe.ly” With New App

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Accidents can happen at any time; but texting while driving can dramatically increase those odds. Now a new app is promising to help stop distracted driving. DriveSafe.ly reads text messages and emails […]

01/10/2011

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