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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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Heat Posing Challenges For Many, Including Firefighters & Cell Phone Carriers

Problems are exactly what Verizon is trying to head off in the hot weather.

07/18/2013

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Experts Expose Some Of The Top Tech Myths

You’ve heard them all: leaving your laptop plugged into the charger will harm your computer, or the more the mega pixels – the better the picture. In this technology age, there are so many new gadgets out there and there are so many myths that go along with them. KDKA’s John Shumway talks to some experts to exposes some of the “top tech myths.”

05/21/2013

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A New Phone Means New Technology

The Samsung S4 brings a new touch screen and new camera to its many updates.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–03/15/2013

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Consumer Reports: Prepaid Phone Plan Can Be Smart Way To Save

What’s the best cell phone service? Verizon and two smaller companies, Consumer Cellular and U.S. Cellular, just earned top ratings in Consumer Reports’ latest survey. But if you’re trying to save money, Consumer Reports says a pre-paid service can be a better option.

11/29/2012

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Consumer Reports Tests Smartphone Camera Add-On Lenses

Taking a picture with your smartphone is incredibly convenient. Smartphones don’t take close-ups or wide-angle shots though, but new add-on lenses aim to change that. Consumer Reports wanted to see if they’re picture perfect, so they put them to the test.

08/03/2012

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Feel Like You’re Getting More Email? You Are

Does it ever feel like you can’t keep up with your inbox, that the email just keeps coming and coming? It might not be your imagination. Retailers are sending 20 percent more email than they did a year ago.

07/26/2012

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Cyber Security Expert’s Tips On Protecting Personal Info On Your Smartphone

Phone numbers, passwords, bank account information. You know how to put all that stuff on your smartphone, but do you know how to get your personal info off? Even if you think you’ve wiped your smartphone clean before you get rid of it, it’s probably not enough. So what can you do?

06/28/2012

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Verizon Set To Roll Out New “Share Everything” Plan

If you’re looking to simplify your mobile life, Verizon may have the answer. The phone carrier has announced a single plan that covers multiple devices.

06/13/2012

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