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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.

11 hours ago

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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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Mayor Peduto Throws Support Behind Ride-Sharing Services

The battle between traditional taxi cabs and new ride-sharing services is heating up.

02/18/2014

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New App Lets You Pay For Parking On Your Phone

Something big could be coming to Pittsburgh this year, something that promises to forever change your daily experience in the city.

02/17/2014

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App Helps De-Clutter Your Mailbox Of Junk Mail

Is your mailbox cluttered with catalogs and credit card offers? Well, if you feel like you are drowning in junk mail, there is hope.

02/11/2014

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Ride-Sharing Service Launch Causing Controversy With Local Cab Drivers

Look out Yellow Cab, there’s a new kid in town with a pink mustache on the front grill. “Lyft” is an on-demand, ride-sharing company that responds to an app on your smartphone.

02/06/2014

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Consumer Reports Puts Smartphones To The Test

Smartphones are getting smarter and smarter and they’ve added a long list of features, like wireless sharing and advanced cameras.

12/18/2013

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CMU Researchers Claim To Have Created Messaging App Even NSA Can’t Crack

Carnegie Mellon University researchers claim they have created a smartphone messaging app with security that not even the National Security Agency can break.

10/08/2013

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Apple Introduces 2 New iPhone Models

Apple’s latest iPhones will come in a bevy of colors and two distinct designs, a cheaper one made of plastic and another that aims to be “the gold standard of smartphones” and reads your fingerprint.

09/10/2013

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Consumer Reports: Smartphone Security Apps

As the use of mobile devices keeps growing, the need to protect your information is becoming a bigger concern.

08/06/2013

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Angie’s List: Should You Repair Or Replace Your Cell Phone?

Angie’s List has some advice for when it pays to consider repairing your cell phone instead of replacing it.

08/01/2013

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Becoming A ‘Tech Dinosaur’ Could Hurt You In The Job Market

When it comes to computers and smartphones, are you up to date or are you on your way to becoming a “technology dinosaur?”

07/10/2013

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State Police App Hopes To Thwart Terrorism

In response to the Boston Marathon bombings, Pennsylvania State Police are reminding people about one of their programs.

04/24/2013

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New Apps Allow Consumers To Leave Wallets At Home

Over the last year, more people are paying for items by waving, sliding, or tapping their smartphones, thanks to some new apps.

04/11/2013

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