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Company Introduces ‘Panic Button’ For Cell Phones

The Panic Button, only available to Android users, works by selecting three contacts you trust who are able to act quickly in an emergency.

06/24/2014

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Are Self-Driving Cars Legal?

Autonomous vehicle developers are testing self-driving cars on public streets, but don’t expect to buy your own just yet.

06/23/2014

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Tips For Your Next Road Trip

Going on a road trip? Here’s a list of great tips to make your outing that much better.

05/20/2014

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Map My Tracks App

Map My Tracks acts as a real time GPS, showing you – and anyone who you’d like to share with – exactly where you are at any given moment.

03/12/2014

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Smartphone Apps Force GPS Companies To Get Creative

Sales of those GPS units you stick in your car have taken a hit, thanks to smartphone saturation.

02/23/2014

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New Jersey’s Second-Largest City To Track City Vehicles

New Jersey’s second-largest city will be tracking city vehicles to eliminate personal use by employees and reduce fuel expenses.

08/14/2013

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Authors Craft ‘GPS’ For Food Shopping

There’s a difference between eating the right amount of calories and eating the right foods.

03/24/2013

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City Maps 2Go App

CityMaps 2 Go lets you download thousands of maps for areas around the world which can then be viewed offline, when your phone’s GPS can’t connect.

01/15/2013

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No Cellphone Privacy

A US Court of Appeals ruled just this past year that Americans have no reasonable expectation of privacy when carrying cell phones, allowing police to track GPS signals without a warrant or probable cause.

12/31/2012

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Best Ways To Save During The Holiday Sales Rush

The race is on to be first in line for this year’s best deals on holiday gifts: Black Friday is almost here. Every year, the stores open earlier in the wee hours of the morning, some even open at midnight after Thanksgiving Day, while other stores start the Black Friday sales on Turkey Day itself. If you’re going to get up that early (on a day off, no less), it is important to be prepared.

11/13/2012

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Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: The Limits of Electronic Navigation

Apple’s new mapping app had a hard time finding the Brooklyn Bridge, among other well known landmarks.

10/18/2012

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SecuraFone App

SecuraFone uses GPS technology to track a phone’s location and, it can also disable texting in a moving car or send alerts when the car is moving to fast.

03/07/2012

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Car Locator App

With the Car Locator app you’ll never wander through a parking lot looking for your car again.

12/27/2011

Stigall Show Log 7.5.11

Chris wants to know why Philadelphia isnt featured more prominently on the Fourth of July. He talks to Jeff Roe and Michael Bronstein on a special Tuesday edition on the Monday Morning Matchup and to Phillies Manager Charlie Manuel about the series against the Marlins.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–07/05/2011

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Upper Darby Police Use Technology To Nab Robbery Suspect

Police in Upper Darby were able to make a high-tech arrest by utilizing technology inside the same cell phone that a suspect had stolen from a homeowner.

01/04/2011

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