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New App Makes Searching For Lenten Fish Fry Simpler

The start of Lent means hundreds of Pittsburgh-area churches are also starting the long-time tradition of the Lenten Fish Fry.

02/20/2015

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New Wearable Technology May Help Prevent Attacks

A physical attack can happen at any moment and anywhere, but some wearable technology might prove useful in such a situation.

02/16/2015

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Use Smartphone Apps For Last-Minute Gift Ideas

Christmas is still a week away and that leaves plenty of time to pick up last-minute gifts.

12/17/2014

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PrivacyGrade Ranks Most Secure Smartphone Apps

Have you ever wondered about the privacy of apps on your smartphone?

12/08/2014

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Local Man Invents Smartphone Mount As Cheaper Alternative To GoPros

More and more people are using GoPro cameras to capture action video.

11/12/2014

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New For 2014: The Best Apps For Holiday Shopping Deals

Use your smartphone to truly maximize your holiday shopping. From coupon finders to shopping lists, these apps have everything you need to get the best savings.

11/10/2014

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Reports: iPhone 6 May Bend In Your Pocket

Apple sold a record 10-million units of the iPhone 6 the first weekend the smartphone was offered.

09/23/2014

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Consumer Reports’ Tips To Extend Smartphone Battery Life

For those times when you can’t plug in, Consumer Reports checked out some smart new ways to keep your phone alive.

08/07/2014

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Geocaching Takes Kids On High-Tech Treasure Hunt

Camp is over. The trip to the beach is done. Are your kids saying they’re bored yet? In less than a month, most kids will be back in school. Until then, here’s something to keep them entertained — Geocaching.

08/01/2014

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Amazon Releases Fire Smartphone With New Features

Move over iPhone and Android. There’s a new smartphone out there.

07/25/2014

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Steelers Launch New Video App

The Steelers are launching a new app that allows you to watch all the big plays.

07/10/2014

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PUC Cites Local Drivers In Lyft’s Ride-Sharing Program

They’re hard to miss — cars with a pink mustache mounted on the front.

04/25/2014

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Consumer Reports: Tips To Protect Your Smartphone

Based on a new survey, Consumer Reports estimates the number of stolen phones nearly doubled in the past year to more than three million. More than a million smartphones were lost and never found.

04/17/2014

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Allegheny County Unveils New Alert System

Rapid fire communication via texts and emails on a cell phone is a hallmark of Generation X and the Millennials, those born between 1965 and 1995.

04/10/2014

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How To Never Lose Your Luggage Again

While fewer bags are being lost by the airlines these days, people are still stealing them! Which is why Air France and KLM have spent the last year developing two gadgets that help prevent luggage from being lifted.

04/09/2014

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