Cell Phones

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New Study Highlights Dangers Of Distracted Driving

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

01/02/2014

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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

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Consumer Reports Tests Cell Phone Mounts For Vehicles

GPS sales are tanking as more and more people use their cell phones for driving directions. If you’re considering making the switch to cell phone navigating, you’ll need a phone mount for your car.

09/13/2013

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Cricket Store Robbed At Gunpoint In East Liberty

Police are investigating after a cell phone store was robbed in East Liberty Friday evening.

09/06/2013

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A Look Back To 1992, The Last Time The Pirates Had A Winning Season

If you were like many Pirates fans last night, after the Bucs won their 81st game of the season, you got on social media. Maybe you posted a tweet or texted a friend. But what if none of that existed?

09/04/2013

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Heat Posing Challenges For Many, Including Firefighters & Cell Phone Carriers

Problems are exactly what Verizon is trying to head off in the hot weather.

07/18/2013

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A New Phone Means New Technology

The Samsung S4 brings a new touch screen and new camera to its many updates.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–03/15/2013

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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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