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Spectrum Crunch Slows Down Smart Phones

If you use your smart phone a lot, you may have noticed more dropped calls or slower speeds on your smart phone. With so many people using iPhones, Droids, iPads and similar devices, the nation is running out of bandwidth.

02/21/2012

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Concerns Growing Over Smartphone App & Bullying

Some local teens say they’re depressed, even suicidal because other kids are using a free phone application called “SimSimi” to harass them. It’s supposed to make you laugh, but it has some teenage girls crying and worse.

02/10/2012

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Secrets To Extending Your Electronic Device’s Battery Life

Texting, calling and surfing the Internet – could we be more attached to our electronic leashes? Every connection takes juice. So, what’s the secret to making your battery last longer?

02/09/2012

Carnegie Mellon University researchers created the free app, which is only available on iPhones for now with a version for Android soon to come.  (Credit: KDKA)

New App Helps Riders Track Port Authority Buses

We hear it a lot from Port Authority riders who get stranded at stops waiting for their bus, but now there is some new technology that lets you know when your ride is coming, and it’s free.

07/27/2011

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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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Could Upgrading To 4G Be A Waste Of Money?

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — You’ve heard the term 4G, it’s in just about every cell phone ad you see. All the companies are claiming to have the newest, fastest technology wanting you to upgrade and spend […]

02/24/2011

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Verizon Bringing 4G Technology To Pittsburgh

Local internet technology experts gathered to hear firsthand about Verizon Wireless’ 4G LTE, their latest in wireless technology. Those with a wireless laptop or a new smart phone like a Blackberry or Android will soon […]

KDKA-TV–10/28/2010

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