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New Carrier Offering Unlimited Smartphone Service For $19 A Month

Just $19 a month can get you unlimited calls, texts, and data for your smartphone and you don’t have to sign a contract.

02/21/2013

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Tuesday’s KDKA Afternoon News: Super Bowl, Boy Scouts And The Vine App

Tuesday’s edition of the KDKA Afternoon News featured more updates from the Super Bowl, the Boy Scouts’ possible policy change on gays and who could turn out to be the next head of the Port Authority.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–01/29/2013

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Skin Cancer Detection Apps Prove Unreliable

Can skin cancer be diagnosed over the phone? A study at the University of Pittsburgh says be wary.

01/17/2013

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A Few Things Will Cost Less In 2013

As soon as that ball drops, a lot of folks can’t help but think about all that money they spent over the holidays. The good news is, you will save money on some things in 2013, without really trying.

01/15/2013

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New App Aims To Thwart Terrorism

Pennsylvania State Police have released a new smartphone app to help people report suspicious activity that may be linked to terrorism.

01/11/2013

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Consumer Reports Tests Out New Smartphone Camera Features

Are you tired of taking lousy photos? One of many new smartphones could snap up your game because many are coming up with incredibly innovative camera features.

01/08/2013

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The Very Best of Everything in 2012

As the end of year nears it is time to take a moment to look back to see what made the top of the best of lists for 2012. Other than the presidential election there have been many other battles this year to score a number one spot in the United States. Companies, writers, public relation experts and cities have all been vying for the golden top spot.

12/01/2012

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Best Ways To Save During The Holiday Sales Rush

The race is on to be first in line for this year’s best deals on holiday gifts: Black Friday is almost here. Every year, the stores open earlier in the wee hours of the morning, some even open at midnight after Thanksgiving Day, while other stores start the Black Friday sales on Turkey Day itself. If you’re going to get up that early (on a day off, no less), it is important to be prepared.

11/13/2012

First Sight App Set To Launch

If you enjoy playing games on your smartphone or other mobile device, listen up. There is a new family-friendly game with a strong Pittsburgh connection.

10/26/2012

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2 Local Men Develop New Game App With Pittsburgh Ties

If you enjoy playing games on your smartphone or other mobile device, listen up. There is a new family-friendly game with a strong Pittsburgh connection.

10/26/2012

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Apple Set To Release Newest iPhone

Apple’s new iPhone 5 rose up onto the stage on a pedestal as a company executive showed off the smartphone’s new features.

09/12/2012

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World Taxi Challenge Breaks Guinness Record

A London cab made a stop in Pittsburgh this morning during its trip around the world in attempt to set the Guinness Record for longest taxi journey in history.

03/16/2012

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Online Retailers Upping Ante To Get In On Black Friday Action

Millions will join the crowds at retail stores on Black Friday, but now online stores are trying to poach.

11/23/2011

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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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Consumer Reports Looks At Benefits Of Mobile Banking

Remember when banking on your computer was a big innovation? Now, it’s all about banking on the move. Consumer Reports recently sized up the benefits of mobile banking.

03/09/2011

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