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Consumer Reports: Prepaid Phone Plan Can Be Smart Way To Save

What’s the best cell phone service? Verizon and two smaller companies, Consumer Cellular and U.S. Cellular, just earned top ratings in Consumer Reports’ latest survey. But if you’re trying to save money, Consumer Reports says a pre-paid service can be a better option.

11/29/2012

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How To Fix A Cracked Cell Phone Screen

Ever drop your smart phone or iPad, cracking the screen? If you don’t have insurance and your upgrade is months — or possibly years away — fixing it can be very costly.

11/21/2012

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Consumer Reports Offers Tips For Turning Old Gadgets Into Cash

Are you tripping over electronics you no longer use but can’t seem to get rid of like computers, printers and cell phones? Well, Consumer Reports ShopSmart says you just might be able to turn that electronic trash into treasure.

04/06/2012

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Cell Phone Companies ‘Throttling’ Largest Data Users

It’s called throttling — deliberately slowing down your access to the internet from your smart phone.

02/13/2012

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Concerns Growing Over Smartphone App & Bullying

Some local teens say they’re depressed, even suicidal because other kids are using a free phone application called “SimSimi” to harass them. It’s supposed to make you laugh, but it has some teenage girls crying and worse.

02/10/2012

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Secrets To Extending Your Electronic Device’s Battery Life

Texting, calling and surfing the Internet – could we be more attached to our electronic leashes? Every connection takes juice. So, what’s the secret to making your battery last longer?

02/09/2012

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Are Cell Phones & Other Handheld Devices Ruining Your Health?

KDKA AM’s Larry and John talk to Dr Tom Muzzinigro about how handheld devices are causing serious health issues.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–01/25/2012

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Is Using a Cell Phone While Driving Really That Distracting?

KDKA AM’s Larry and John talk to psychiatrist Dr Patton Van Nickel to find out how our brain works when driving and using a cell phone.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–12/15/2011

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Are Cell Phones Damaging Our Brains?

Chris Moore talks with Dr. Devra Davis, author of The Secret History of the War on Cancer, about whether cell phones and the countless other electronic devices that surround us on a daily basis are killing brain cells and contributing to cancer.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–07/26/2011

Cell Phone Radiation

The Environmental Working Group has put together a list of cell phones that emit the most and least radiation. To find out where your phone ranks, click here.

06/01/2011

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Expert Suggestions On Prolonging Your Smartphone Battery

How many times have you picked up your smartphone only to find the battery on its last leg? These days, we count on our phones for doing way more than just making calls. We use them to get directions, shop online and even play games. That’s just to name a few things. But a dead battery really stops us in our tracks. So, what can you do to keep the battery from always dying?

06/01/2011

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Could Your Cell Phone Be Harming You?

KDKA Radio’s Chris Moore spoke with Dr. Devra Davis about the effects of cell phone radiation.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–05/22/2011

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Experts Weigh In On Privacy Rights In High-Tech World

In your car, in the park, waiting for a bus or just walking down the street, you never know who might be looking at you.

05/19/2011

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Could Upgrading To 4G Be A Waste Of Money?

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — You’ve heard the term 4G, it’s in just about every cell phone ad you see. All the companies are claiming to have the newest, fastest technology wanting you to upgrade and spend […]

02/24/2011

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Answers To 6 Myths About Cancer

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – With the constant flow of information about things that might cause cancer, you almost begin to wonder if just about everything does. Cancer cells randomly multiply inside the human body. Researchers have […]

02/15/2011

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