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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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New Law To Require Old Electronics Be Recycled

On Jan. 24, 2013, a new Pennsylvania law will require your old electronics to be recycled.

09/24/2012

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Consumer Reports Tests Protective Bags For Beachgoers

Are you heading the beach this summer? Chances are you may bring along your smartphone, camera or i-Pod. So, what’s the best way to protect those gadgets from water, sand and sun? Consumer reports checked out bags designed to keep you connected and protected.

07/20/2012

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Ikea Venturing Into Electronics Business

If you don’t mind building it yourself, Ikea can save you big bucks on furniture.

04/18/2012

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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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What’s New Dr. Frank: Giving The Gift Of Electronics!

Looking for some cool electronics for the gadget-lover on your holiday gift list? The “Gadget Guru,” Dr. Frank Viggiano put together his list for some of the best holiday gift ideas this season!

12/06/2011

Consumer Reports On “Energy Wasters”

Cutting your energy costs – it’s a relentless pursuit.

09/07/2011

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Consumer Reports Offers Tips For Cutting Your Energy Costs

Cutting your energy costs – it’s a relentless pursuit. The average American household spends $2,200 a year on home energy bills, and plenty of people pay more.

09/07/2011

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Technology Helping To Diagnose & Treat Children

Julie Jarosinski, 3, had two weeks of flu-like symptoms and repeated fevers. She made several trips to the emergency room, where her parents were told it was a virus and they would just have to wait.

08/11/2011

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More Major Retailers Selling Refurbished Items

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Buying gently-used items to save money is not a new concept. Thrift stores and consignment shops have been at it for decades, but more and more major retailers are starting to offer […]

12/27/2010

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