Technology

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Consumer Reports Tests OLED TVs

The head of Consumer Reports’ television testing says OLED is the best display technology out there, combining the best features of plasmas and LCDs.

11/19/2014

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Local Man Invents Smartphone Mount As Cheaper Alternative To GoPros

More and more people are using GoPro cameras to capture action video.

11/12/2014

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New For 2014: The Best Apps For Holiday Shopping Deals

Use your smartphone to truly maximize your holiday shopping. From coupon finders to shopping lists, these apps have everything you need to get the best savings.

11/10/2014

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School District Turns To Biometrics For Students Paying

There few things more frustrating than that phone call from your credit card company’s security department letting you know your account has been compromised and they need to cancel your card.

11/04/2014

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Baldwin Family Falls Victim To Scary Cyber Invasion Attack

It all started with a phone call in the middle of the night.

10/30/2014

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Tech Issues Hurt Auto Reliability Scores

Lexus finishes tops in Consumer Reports reliability study, followed closely by Toyota. Buick is top domestic brand.

10/29/2014

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Consumer Reports: Exploring Advantages Of Apple Pay

Apple has released its virtual mobile wallet Apple Pay. It allows you to buy things at participating stores with the tap of one of the new iPhones – the Apple 6 or 6 Plus.

10/23/2014

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Police Seize Cell Phones From Norwin High School Students

About a dozen cell phones were seized from Norwin High School in Westmoreland County students last week.

10/22/2014

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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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Pittsburgh’s New Police Chief Embraces Technology To Reverse Murder Rate

It seems hardly a day goes by without another killing in Pittsburgh.

10/17/2014

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New Technology Making Its Way Into The Classroom

In the past, teachers gave lessons using chalkboards, filmstrips and overhead projectors — methods that had limited interactivity. Teachers now have multiple ways of presenting content. Students can now demonstrate their learning in ways other than pencil-and-paper tests.

10/06/2014

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Consumer Reports’ Survey Looks At Tech Support Services

You know that dreaded moment when your hard drive crashes. If you’re like most people, you can’t fix it yourself. Do you know where to turn?

09/23/2014

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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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