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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

Phone Hackers

3 On Your Side: Hackers Attacking Cell Phones And Tablets

More and more people are having their mobile devices hacked by viruses, malware and things you’ve probably never heard of. 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan reveals how it’s done so that you don’t become a victim.

02/13/2013

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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.

02/13/2013

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Google Thinks It Has ‘Key’ To Password Problem

If you have too many passwords to remember or, worse, if you use the same one across every website, Google might have the answer for you.

01/22/2013

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New Mobile App Teaches Men How To Propose

Didn’t get that engagement ring you were hoping for this holiday season? Send your significant other a hint and download this app.

01/10/2013

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The Very Best of Everything in 2012

As the end of year nears it is time to take a moment to look back to see what made the top of the best of lists for 2012. Other than the presidential election there have been many other battles this year to score a number one spot in the United States. Companies, writers, public relation experts and cities have all been vying for the golden top spot.

12/01/2012

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STUDY: Philadelphia Among Worst In Country For Stolen, Lost Phones

Better hold on tight to that smartphone. A study shows Philadelphia ranks the worst among big cities in this country when it comes to stolen and lost devices.

11/25/2012

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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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Police Investigating Content Of Phone Stolen From Radnor High School Student

Radnor police say within the next 24 hours they should know for sure if private and possibly explicit images were sent to others from a Radnor High School student’s cell phone.

11/15/2012

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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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Galaxy S3 takes #1 Spot In Smartphone Market

Strategy Analytics announced Thursday that the Samsung Galaxy S3 became the world’s best-selling smartphone during the third quarter of 2012.

11/08/2012

Identity Theft

3 On Your Side: Protect Your ID Shredder Events

The Federal Trade Commission estimates that as many as 9 million Americans have their identities stolen each year.

10/17/2012

lookout app

Popular Mobile App Gets Update That Helps Find Phone

There are plenty of programs that help you locate your device, but they don’t work if your battery has no juice.

10/14/2012

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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.

09/30/2012

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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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