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Philadelphia Police Ask Cell Phone Users To Download ‘Find My Phone’ App To Curb Criminals

SEPTA officials say, on average, 39 cell phones were lost or stolen each month last year throughout their system. So they kicked off an imitative Friday to remind riders about steps they can take to protect themselves.


Tax App

Need Tax Help? There’s An App For That

There are lots of websites and software available, but you may not have thought of smartphone apps for doing your taxes.


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New App Aims To Make Your Facebook Newsfeed Ex-Free

You’ve ripped up the old photos and donated the borrowed clothes. Now, all that’s left to clean up is your Facebook account.


NEW YORK, NY - JANUARY 30: BlackBerry Chief Executive Officer Thorsten Heins displays the new Blackberry 10 smartphones at the BlackBerry 10 launch event by Research in Motion at Pier 36 in Manhattan on January 30, 2013 in New York City. The new smartphone and mobile operating system is being launched simultaneously in six cities. (Credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Tech Critic: New Blackberry Excels On Favorite Features; Camera, Apps Need Work

But even with these new devices, Seifert believes BlackBerry will have a problem winning over iPhone or Android users.


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Beset By iPhone and Android, Blackberry Reinvents Itself

Research In Motion now will be known as the device it creates. “RIM becomes Blackberry,” said CEO Thorsten Heins. The company is offering its first touchscreen device.


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Experts: Google Security Service Needs More Training To Protect Android Devices

Security experts say Google has a lot more more work to do when it comes to keeping harmful software out of it smartphones and tablets.


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Michael Vick’s Poorly Timed Release Of His V7 App

Michael Vick releases his new app, the day after the team loses their 7th straight game.


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Whats App Messenger

You’ve got an iPhone. Your friends have Android. That doesn’t stop you from sending text messages, but every time you do so, you risk increasing your bill. WhatsApp Messenger can help.


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The Problem With Passwords

It’s the way we get into our phones, email, social networks, and just about everything else on the web, but there are big problems with passwords and even innovations aren’t immune from being compromised.


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Philadelphia Launches 311 App

Now available for download, a free app that makes it simple to put Philadelphia government to work for you.


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Sony, Samsung Show Off New Gear

Sony and Samsung took the wraps off some drool-inducing products at a big tech show in Berlin, Germany.



Red Cross Launches App For Hurricane Information

By Hadas Kuznits PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - The American Red Cross has rolled out a new app for iPhone and Android. Dave Schraeder with the southeastern Chapter of the American Red Cross says it’s all about hurricanes. […]


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5 Best Educational Apps To Download

Education and technology are becoming increasingly integrated, and keeping up on all of the new educational applications for kids is important. One of the biggest struggles is not finding an app; it is finding the appropriate app.


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Facebook Rolls Out App Center To Attract Mobile Users

Facebook officially launched its mobile App Center, this week.


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New Kind Of Virus Attacking Android Phones

The most popular mobile platform in the country is the target of a virus that experts say is a new kind of attack. It’s a reminder that our smartphones and tablets aren’t immune from computer criminals.