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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

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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