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Mobile Apps May Not Be Child’s Play

Do you have a kid who uses your phone to play games? The FTC has information you need to know.

01/11/2013

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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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Music Fans Finding Way To Peek Into Sold-Out Concerts Via Live Streams

You’ll probably have to deal with shaky video, plus a sound track of fans screaming and singing along, but it’s a growing trend.

12/24/2012

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Camden County To Begin Accepting 911 Calls By Text With New System

Officials announced Friday that Camden County has approved the purchase of a next generation 911 system that allows people to call 911 by text.

12/21/2012

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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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Army To Show Some Of Latest Military Technology To Those With Tickets To Saturday’s Game

They may be enemies on the gridiron, but after the Army/Navy game is over, both sides join a team of service to the nation.

12/07/2012

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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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The Skitch App

It’s easy to shoot photos on your Smartphone, but if you want to add comments, arrows, circles or other notes, you generally need to get pretty familiar with Photoshop. Skitch, though, simplifies the process.

11/13/2012

iPhone 5

3 On Your Side: Selling Your Old iPhone

For those looking to upgrade to the new iPhone 5, the question will be what to do with their old phone. 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan takes a look at your options to make some money.

09/12/2012

iPhone 5

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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New Apple iPhone 5 Is Smarter, Slimmer, Taller

Apple has unveiled a faster, slimmer iPhone. So, is it worth the hype?

09/12/2012

Tweens Cell Phones

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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The ThruTu App

This app adds an extra layer of interactivity to calls, letting you use your iPhone to see the location of the person you’re speaking with, snap and share photos during the call.

08/06/2012

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3 On Your Side: Hard To Wipe Smartphones Clean

As 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan finds, when it comes time to ditch your old phone, the safeguards many of us take to protect our information just aren’t good enough.

07/26/2012

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The Onavo App

Onavo is an app that can let you know as you approach the data usage limit on your cellphone.

07/16/2012

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