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No Phone Friday Urges Families To Unplug

This year, Needham Unplugged included a new challenge: urging families to put away their cell phones and spend more time relaxing and talking – face to face.

03/19/2014

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Cell Phones May Accelerate New Jersey Online Gambling

Internet gambling is growing slowly in New Jersey, less than three months after it started.

02/17/2014

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Police Searching For Brass Knuckle-wearing Robbery Suspect

The Philadelphia Police Department is searching for a suspect wearing brass knuckles who robbed a mobile phone store in Lawndale.

01/30/2014

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Police: 2 Masked Suspects Rob Verizon Store

Police are investigating after a Verizon Wireless store was robbed on New Year’s Eve morning.

12/31/2013

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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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Airline Says It Will NOT Allow In-flight Calls, Regardless Of Potential FCC Ruling

In a memo from the CEO, Delta notes that “a clear majority” of travelers and company employees polled in a 2012 survey made it clear that voice calls on flights “would detract from – not enhance – their experience.”

12/18/2013

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OMG: Adults Far More Likely Than Teens To Use Phones, Text While Driving

The report, done by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety, reveals that adult drivers are by far the likeliest age group to admit to using their phone while driving.

12/12/2013

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3 On Your Side: Smartphone Trade-In Programs

Other than gathering dust in a closet, what can you do with an old mobile device? 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan looks at the options.

09/11/2013

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Study: Texting Accounts For 39% Of Distracted Walking Among Teens

Teens between 16 and 19 years old now account for half of all pedestrian deaths among those under 19.

09/03/2013

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When Cell Phone Companies Fight, You Win… Sometimes

The big wireless companies are doing very public battle these days for your cell phone business, but the price war doesn’t always end in your favor.

07/18/2013

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SEPTA Police Ramp Up Measures To Catch Cell Phone Thieves

Calling all cell phone thieves: SEPTA police “got your number.”

07/08/2013

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T-Mobile Makes Potential Game Changing Move Away From Cell Contracts

T-Mobile may be the smallest major wireless provider but it’s just made a big move to shake up how most of us pay for phones and cell service.

03/27/2013

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3 On Your Side: Best Cell Phone Service Providers

3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan tells us about a new survey that ranks the best performers for a variety of tech needs.

12/17/2012

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3 On Your Side: Apple Unveils iPhone 5

It’s the day that iPhone users have been waiting for.

09/12/2012

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3 On Your Side: Tween Cell Phone Use On The Rise

These days, everyone seems to have a cell phone. As 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan tells us, children ages eight to twelve—or “tweens”—are now the new growth market for the wireless industry.

08/20/2012

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