Cell Phones

(Photo Credit KDKA)

Consumer Reports Calls Sprint’s “Cut Your Bill In Half” Deal “Complicated”

A new promotion by Sprint aims to lure customers away from other carriers, but is it too good to be true?

02/05/2015

(Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Consumer Reports Compares, Ranks Cell Phone Chargers

Nothing says misery like being out and about, away from a power source, and your phone goes dead.

02/04/2015

(Photo Credit: David Ryder/Getty Images)

New Ransom-Ware Scam Locking Victims Out Of Their Own Smartphones

The Better Business Bureau is warning people about a scam where your cellphone isn’t merely infected, it’s frozen, and the scammers demand ransom to unlock it.

01/30/2015

cell-phone-texting

T-Mobile Offering Refunds For “Cramming”

T-Mobile is paying more than $67 million in refunds to customers who were billed for text message services they didn’t order.

12/19/2014

(Photo Credit: KDKA)

Police Search For Suspects In Brazen Downtown Robbery

Police are searching for two men who held a mother and three young girls at gunpoint during a brazen robbery in downtown Pittsburgh.

12/01/2014

(Photo Credit: KDKA)

Police Seize Cell Phones From Norwin High School Students

About a dozen cell phones were seized from Norwin High School in Westmoreland County students last week.

10/22/2014

Photo Credit Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

Restore Your Old iPhone’s Factory Settings Before Upgrading

Now that the new iPhones are here, you may be one of the many hoping to leave your old phone behind and upgrade.

09/23/2014

(Photo Credit: KDKA)

Cigarettes, Cell Phones Taken In Point Marion Family Dollar Break-In

State Police in Fayette County are searching for suspects after a Family Dollar store was burglarized in the overnight hours between Thursday and Friday.

07/19/2014

(Photo Credit: KDKA Photojournalist Ken Murray)

Ruffsdale Woman Shaken Up During Brazen Home Invasion

A local grandmother is still reeling after a man with a gun barged into her home and threatened her life if she didn’t hand over her prescription medication.

05/09/2014

cell-phone-texting

Best Mobile Network In Pittsburgh

Ads for Verizon Wireless say it has the most reliable mobile network in the nation, and that’s true according to a new report.

03/05/2014

(Photo Credit: KDKA)

Cell Phones Not Immune From Telemarketers

Even if you have put your phone number on the Do Not Call List, the calls may be coming through. And not just on your home phone; your cell phone is not immune from the telemarketers reach.

02/11/2014

(Photo Credit: KDKA)

AT&T Wireless Cuts Prices To Win Subscribers

It’s a real battle out there, as the nation’s major wireless service providers want to capture more of the market by luring you away from your current network.

02/03/2014

(Photo Credit: KDKA)

Cold Weather Drains Your Cell Phone

Snow, ice, cold, and wind are making life miserable — and you may have noticed it’s also taking a toll on cell phones and other electronics used outdoors.

01/27/2014

(Photo Credit: KDKA)

New Study Highlights Dangers Of Distracted Driving

There is no doubt, distracted driving is a major problem.

01/02/2014

(Photo Credit: KDKA)

KD Investigation Gets Results: State Calls For FBI Probe Of Charter School

There was some action Friday evening in the wake of KDKA exposing out-of-control spending at a local charter school. Now, the State Auditor General has turned this same information over to the FBI for criminal investigation.

11/08/2013

more