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New Smartphone App Identifies Symptoms

When you feel sick, you want help fast. And now there’s an app for that.


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Pasadena Convention And Visitors Bureau Provides Free Smartphone App

Looking for even more information about the Rose Parade?


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Apple Will Likely Unveil iPhone 5 On October 5

LOS ANGELES (CBS News) — Apple’s marketing meisters must be trading high fives today with the iPhone 5 about to make that magical transition from “Everyone’s Favorite Rumor” to the new “it” device of 2011. Earlier […]

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Your Smartphone: A New Frontier For Hackers

Security experts say attacks on smartphones are growing fast — and attackers are becoming smarter about developing new techniques.


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Verizon Rolls Out Limited Data Plans For Smartphone Customers

Verizon Wireless is rolling out limited data plans that include monthly usage caps.


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Microsoft Agrees To Buy Skype For $8.5B

Microsoft Corp. said Tuesday that it has agreed to buy the popular Internet telephone service Skype SA for $8.5 billion in the biggest deal in the software maker’s 36-year history.


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Uploading Images From Smartphones Can Reveal Your Child’s Exact Location To Strangers

If you’re like many folks, posting pics of your kids on line is no biggie. It might seem harmless, especially if you don’t print any information along with the photo on various social media, right?

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Privacy Watchdogs Raise Questions About iPhone, iPad Tracking Capabilities

Privacy watchdogs are demanding answers from Apple about why iPhones and iPads are collecting location data about their users.


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A Warning: Why Holiday Robbers Are Targeting You

Facebook users: make Kent Shocknek your friend Twitter: follow KentShocknek Your cellphone. Apparently there’s a global spike in the number of cellphone thefts, committed by robbers who aren’t afraid of using violence to get them… […]



Tech Minute: Cool iPhone Games For 99 Cents

Angry Birds? Slingshot? There are some great apps for that long subway ride or wait at the doctor’s office, and they only cost 99 cents!