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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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Philadelphia Region Reports Highest Number Of Citations During First 6 Months Of Texting-While-Driving Ban

AAA reports that there were a total of 796 citations issued across Pennsylvania during that period, and nearly half were written in Philadelphia, Bucks, Chester, Delaware and Montgomery counties together.

11/23/2012

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I-TEAM: Distracted Drivers Flying Under The Radar?

Distracted drivers. You see them all the time. They’re on the road with a smartphone in one hand and the steering wheel in the other. It’s dangerous and there are laws against this. But not many people in Pennsylvania are getting in trouble for driving and texting. CBS 3’s I-Team reporter Ben Simmoneau hit the street to find out why.

11/20/2012

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Using Technology To Track Disease

Use of technology to track the flu and other illnesses is in its infancy, but it is the wave of the future.

10/24/2012

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Perils Of Texting While Parenting

While child injuries had been declining since the 1970’s, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention noted a 12% rise in non-fatal injuries of kids under five since 2007. Could technology be to blame?

10/24/2012

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Study: New Jersey Drivers Speed, Text While Driving And Think NY Drivers Are Worst

A new study out of a northern New Jersey university shows that drivers in the Garden State continue to disregard the speed limit and text while behind the wheel—among other bad habits.

08/06/2012

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MyScript Memo App

The MyScript Memo app lets you handwrite your notes on your iPhone or iPad, then translates those to digital text for you.

07/30/2012

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The Dangers Of Sexting

There is a disturbing report about an issue with teenagers that was not even on the radar a decade ago – sexting.

07/10/2012

Stigall Show Log 5.23.12

Chris discusses the debate about private equity firms and the impact they will have in the election and a lawsuit that could charge people that send texts to drivers as accessories. He talks to Phillies Play-by-Play Announcer Scott Franzke about their recent struggles and the Editor of Philadelphia Magazine, Tom McGrath, about the latest issue of the magazine and Ed Rendell’s new book.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–05/23/2012

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Kids And Texting

I think we all know that teens love to text and this is a key form of communication but it can be a deadly choice as well.

05/01/2012

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Philadelphia Police Monitoring Their New Texting Address: PPDTIP

There’s a new way to get in touch with Philadelphia police: you can let your fingers do the talking.

04/26/2012

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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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Distracted Driving Among Teens

If you have not done it already you should talk to your teens about the consequences of distracted driving.

02/07/2012

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As World Shifts From Talk To Text and Beyond, Cellular Companies Adjust Charges

We’re doing less talking and more texting on our cell phones. But there are signs that’s changing, too.

01/03/2012

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Dragon Dictation

The Dragon Dictation app for iPhones or iPads lets you speak text or email messages into your smartphone mic and then turns it into words.

12/01/2011

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