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Percentage Of App Users Deemed ‘Mobile Addicts’ Growing Rapidly

Is there such a thing as mobile app addiction? If you base your answer on the results of some new data, the answer seems to be a resounding yes.

04/24/2014

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This App Will Plan Your Entire Trip

Instead of spending hours tabbing through travel sites, hit Rome2Rio: an oracle-like web/app that maps out the exact planes, trains, and automobiles (with fares) to take between any two places on the planet.

04/16/2014

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3 On Your Side: Digital Spring Cleaning

3 On Your Side consumer reporter Jim Donovan has some advice that can help protect privacy and keep devices running smoothly.

04/04/2014

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3 Travel Apps You Need To Download Right Now

Because a smartphone should help you do more than kill time at the airport, here are three handy travel apps to ensure your next trip goes off without a hitch.

03/12/2014

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Report: Spy Agencies Have Eye On Angry Birds, Other Phone Apps For Personal Data

The latest revelations from NSA leaker Edward Snowden show that government spies have an eye on smartphone and tablet apps.

01/27/2014

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Website Offers Insight Into Data-eating Smartphone Apps

Data plan disappearing before your eyes each month? Now, a new website aims to tell you which apps are hogging your data.

12/31/2013

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3 On Your Side: Apps For Back-to-School Shopping

3 On Your Side’s Jim Donovan has some smart ways to cash in on savings, with the help of your phone.

08/02/2013

ShopSmartSept

Blog: 6 Apps For Extra Supermarket Savings

By Jim Donovan:  Bad shopping habits can be tough to break – just ask the 63 percent of Americans in ShopSmart’s new national grocery shopping survey who admitted to buying things they don’t need because […]

07/16/2013

iPhone

Showboatr App

If you and your friends like to stay competitive, even though you live in different parts of the country, the Showboatr app can help keep you in the game.

05/27/2013

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Apps That Keep Parents In The Dark

You may think you’re good at monitoring your teen’s texting activities, but there are new apps and texting lingo designed to keep parents in the dark.

03/20/2013

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Pinterest Unveils Subtle New Changes

After a three month test period, the online bulletin board site is sharing its redesign with its 48 million users.

03/19/2013

Money Saving Apps

3 On Your Side: Smartphone Apps That Save You Money

3 On Your Side consumer reporter Jim Donovan rounds up apps to save you cash from the supermarket to the gas pump.

03/04/2013

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SEPTA Police Begin New Initiative To Prevent Cell Phone Thefts

Thirty-nine cell phones, on average, were lost or stolen each month last year throughout SEPTA’s mass transit system according to SEPTA transit police.

03/01/2013

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.

03/01/2013

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‘Showrooming’ Via Smartphone Grows In Popularity, But What Does It Mean For Local Businesses?

New research takes a look at how brick-and-mortar stores can keep customers from pointing-and-clicking their way out the door.

02/28/2013

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