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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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Taxi Service In Pittsburgh May Soon See Better Days

Drive anywhere around Pittsburgh and you’ll be hard-pressed to find a taxi — unless you pass a downtown hotel.

05/22/2014

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App On Stolen iPad Helps Greensburg Police Track Down Suspected Burglars

Police in Greensburg say an iPad app is responsible for helping them track down two suspected burglars.

05/07/2014

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This App Will Plan Your Entire Trip

Instead of spending hours tabbing through travel sites, hit Rome2Rio: an oracle-like web/app that maps out the exact planes, trains, and automobiles (with fares) to take between any two places on the planet.

04/16/2014

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3 Travel Apps You Need To Download Right Now

Because a smartphone should help you do more than kill time at the airport, here are three handy travel apps to ensure your next trip goes off without a hitch.

03/12/2014

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CMU, Yahoo Joining Together In New Partnership

CMU and Yahoo team up for a new $10 million partnership.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–02/12/2014

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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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State Police App Hopes To Thwart Terrorism

In response to the Boston Marathon bombings, Pennsylvania State Police are reminding people about one of their programs.

04/24/2013

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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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Tuesday’s KDKA Afternoon News: Super Bowl, Boy Scouts And The Vine App

Tuesday’s edition of the KDKA Afternoon News featured more updates from the Super Bowl, the Boy Scouts’ possible policy change on gays and who could turn out to be the next head of the Port Authority.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–01/29/2013

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Skin Cancer Detection Apps Prove Unreliable

Can skin cancer be diagnosed over the phone? A study at the University of Pittsburgh says be wary.

01/17/2013

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New App Aims To Thwart Terrorism

Pennsylvania State Police have released a new smartphone app to help people report suspicious activity that may be linked to terrorism.

01/11/2013

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Consumer Reports’ Study Rates Best Ways To Lose Weight

At the top of many New Year’s resolutions is the dreaded “D” word – diet. Consumer Reports’ just-released survey of 9,000 subscribers rates more than a dozen of the most popular diets to see which ones are most successful.

01/04/2013

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New Grocery Store Apps Make Saving Money Easy

We all know we can save money with coupons, but most of us just can’t find the time to clip and use them. Now, some new, free apps let you skip the clipping and instead bring the coupons, specials and even recipes right to your phone.

11/09/2012

Trick Or Treating App

A major concern for parents each Halloween is safety, especially when children are trick-or-treating after dark.

10/16/2012

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