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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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BLOG: Five Free Apps to Help Manage a Busy Life

By Jim Donovan: Whether you’re a habitual “to-do” list creator or are notorious for being late, getting organized may be right at your fingertips. The March 2013 issue of ShopSmart magazine, from Consumer Reports, identifies […]

02/11/2013

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Instagram Rolls Out New Terms Of Service Saturday, But Is It Too Late?

After an outcry on social media last month, Instagram apologized to its users for what it called “confusing language.” It has now revised its terms of service, but may have already lost half of its Instagrammers.

01/18/2013

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Facebook App Helps Users Determine Who To Blame For That Nasty Flu Bug

First, it was dog shaming. Now, there’s an app that allows for sick shaming.

01/10/2013

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Philadelphia Shoppers Among The Country’s Most ‘Mobile Savvy’

Using apps to help you shop this holiday season? You’re not alone.

11/20/2012

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Apps Help Navigate Holiday Deals

There are a number of apps available to help shoppers navigate deals, leave tips and advice for other shoppers, compare prices and find family members after a long day of shopping.

11/16/2012

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App Lets You Find Who Is Buried In Local Cemetery

A local cemetery wants visitors to know who is buried in it’s hallowed ground, and yeah, there’s an app for that.

09/29/2012

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