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Night Cap App

The cameras in mobile phones have gotten a bit better about taking nighttime shots, but they’ve still got a ways to go. The NightCap app tries to bridge that gap.

09/18/2014

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Who Owns A Group ‘Selfie’?

Does whomever pushes the button own the selfie?

09/16/2014

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3 On Your Side: New Apps Let You Pay Bills By Snapping A Picture With Your Smartphone

3 On Your Side consumer reporter Jim Donovan takes a look at how it works.

09/09/2014

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3 On Your Side: Thanks To Mobile Devices, Many Are Working On Vacation

A recent survey finds that even if you did take some time off, many of us still couldn’t leave the office far behind. 3 On Your Side consumer reporter Jim Donovan says thanks to electronic devices, many of us were still checking in.

08/29/2014

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3 On Your Side: Smartphones As Important As Deodorant To Most People

Are you a compulsive phone checker? 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan finds you’re not alone.

07/01/2014

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New App Helps Users Avoid Their Friends

Our smartphones are not only tracking us, but helping us track others.

05/28/2014

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Septa Urges Commuters To Be Careful Near Bus, Rail Facilities

This year, the transit agency’s Safety Awareness Day event puts a focus on the dangers of distracted commuting.

05/21/2014

iPhone

Tidy App

Organizing your digital photos can be a nightmare. Tidy makes the job easier.

04/30/2014

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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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Study Measures How Well Smartphones Handle Real-World Problems

A new study focuses on real-world problems like dropping and dunking devices to see how durable they are.

04/14/2014

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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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F L T R App

FLTR is a smartphone photography magazine that not only keeps you up to speed on the latest advances, but highlights the best pictures from subscribers.

02/18/2014

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3 On Your Side: Hoarding Old Electronic Gadgets

Do you have a growing collection of old smartphones, laptops and other devices you don’t use? You just might be a gadget hoarder and as 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan finds, you’re not alone.

01/29/2014

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Montgomery County Wants Drivers To Put Down Those Phones

The Montgomery County Health Department today kicked off a yearlong campaign to cut down on distracted driving.

01/29/2014

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Psychologist: Selfies Will Impact ‘Kids’ Ability To Wait For Gratification’

While the barrage of images may keep distant grandparents happy, it’s not yet clear how such a steady diet of self-affirming navel-gazing will affect members of the first truly “smartphone generation.”

01/28/2014

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