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Consumer Reports Calls Sprint’s “Cut Your Bill In Half” Deal “Complicated”

A new promotion by Sprint aims to lure customers away from other carriers, but is it too good to be true?

02/05/2015

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Consumer Reports Compares, Ranks Cell Phone Chargers

Nothing says misery like being out and about, away from a power source, and your phone goes dead.

02/04/2015

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New Ransom-Ware Scam Locking Victims Out Of Their Own Smartphones

The Better Business Bureau is warning people about a scam where your cellphone isn’t merely infected, it’s frozen, and the scammers demand ransom to unlock it.

01/30/2015

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FTC Says AT&T Misled Customers Over Unlimited Data, Lawsuit Filed

AT&T is being sued by the government over allegations it misled millions of smartphone customers who were promised unlimited data plans but instead experienced slow speeds while browsing the Internet or watching streaming video.

10/28/2014

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Apps Make Shopping As Easy As Point, Shoot, Buy

PITTSBURGH (CBS) — Shopping in a store or even online could soon be a thing of the past. Imagine being able to buy whatever you want simply by taking a picture of it from a […]

10/22/2014

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Restore Your Old iPhone’s Factory Settings Before Upgrading

Now that the new iPhones are here, you may be one of the many hoping to leave your old phone behind and upgrade.

09/23/2014

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Apple’s New Operating System May Have Bugs

Just as a car cannot run without an engine, so also a smartphone cannot run without something called an operating system, Carnegie Mellon University professor Anind Dey told KDKA money editor Jon Delano on Friday.

09/19/2014

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Apple iPhone 6 Creates Market Stir

People lined up outside Apple stores Thursday night and even during the day on Friday just to get Apple’s latest smartphone — the iPhone 6.

09/19/2014

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Taxi Service In Pittsburgh May Soon See Better Days

Drive anywhere around Pittsburgh and you’ll be hard-pressed to find a taxi — unless you pass a downtown hotel.

05/22/2014

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Best Mobile Network In Pittsburgh

Ads for Verizon Wireless say it has the most reliable mobile network in the nation, and that’s true according to a new report.

03/05/2014

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Verizon Wireless Unveils New Options For Customers

The competition for your wireless business is heating up.

02/13/2014

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CMU, Yahoo Joining Together In New Partnership

CMU and Yahoo team up for a new $10 million partnership.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–02/12/2014

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New Study Highlights Dangers Of Distracted Driving

There is no doubt, distracted driving is a major problem.

01/02/2014

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Consumer Reports Tests Cell Phone Mounts For Vehicles

GPS sales are tanking as more and more people use their cell phones for driving directions. If you’re considering making the switch to cell phone navigating, you’ll need a phone mount for your car.

09/13/2013

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A Look Back To 1992, The Last Time The Pirates Had A Winning Season

If you were like many Pirates fans last night, after the Bucs won their 81st game of the season, you got on social media. Maybe you posted a tweet or texted a friend. But what if none of that existed?

09/04/2013

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