Smartphones

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Next Samsung Smartphone May Allow Finger-Free Scrolling

You won’t quite be able to put your finger on one of its brand-new features.

03/04/2013

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SEPTA Police Begin New Initiative To Prevent Cell Phone Thefts

Thirty-nine cell phones, on average, were lost or stolen each month last year throughout SEPTA’s mass transit system according to SEPTA transit police.

03/01/2013

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Cell Phones On Airplanes

A traveler in Denver was kicked off a Southwest flight last month when he refused to turn off his cell phone. Is it really illegal to use a cell phone on a flight? The answer is yes.

02/22/2013

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Sexting Laws For Teens

Other than the social consequences, if you are a minor who sends explicit pictures of yourself, you face legal consequences as well.

02/21/2013

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Disappearing Photo Apps May Be Misleading

Thanks to new apps like snapchat or poke, people are able to send what they believe to be self-deleting photos of themselves that disappear in 5 seconds. But those photos could come back to haunt them.

02/06/2013

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Beset By iPhone and Android, Blackberry Reinvents Itself

Research In Motion now will be known as the device it creates. “RIM becomes Blackberry,” said CEO Thorsten Heins. The company is offering its first touchscreen device.

01/30/2013

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DataMan Pro App

Avoid costly cellphone overages. DataMan Pro will track your data usage, giving you an alert when you start to get close to your limit.

01/29/2013

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bSafe App

When you are in danger, bSafe lets you alert predefined contacts with the press of a button.

01/28/2013

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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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