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Smartphone App Helps Frustrated Drivers Find Parking In LA

A new iPhone app aims to help frustrated drivers find an open parking spot in downtown Los Angeles.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/11/2012

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The Very Best of Everything in 2012

As the end of year nears it is time to take a moment to look back to see what made the top of the best of lists for 2012. Other than the presidential election there have been many other battles this year to score a number one spot in the United States. Companies, writers, public relation experts and cities have all been vying for the golden top spot.

12/01/2012

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Best Ways To Save During The Holiday Sales Rush

The race is on to be first in line for this year’s best deals on holiday gifts: Black Friday is almost here. Every year, the stores open earlier in the wee hours of the morning, some even open at midnight after Thanksgiving Day, while other stores start the Black Friday sales on Turkey Day itself. If you’re going to get up that early (on a day off, no less), it is important to be prepared.

11/13/2012

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Apple’s $1B Patent Verdict Could Corner Market

It was the $1 billion question Saturday: What does Apple Inc.’s victory in an epic patent dispute over its fiercest rival mean for the U.S. smartphone industry?

08/25/2012

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Can Working Less Mean More Productivity?

If you feel like it’s impossible to get away from work, you’re not alone. But an intriguing experiment – the brainchild of Harvard Professor Leslie Perlow and author of the book, “Sleeping with Your Smartphone” – found that it may be possible to work less and get more done at the office.

05/22/2012

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AT&T To Launch New Data Plans For Tablets, Smartphones

Millions of AT&T customers across the Southland may soon be paying more to use their smartphones and tablets.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/19/2012

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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.

01/05/2012

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Pasadena Convention And Visitors Bureau Provides Free Smartphone App

Looking for even more information about the Rose Parade?

01/01/2012

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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 […]

CBS Los Angeles–09/27/2011

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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.

08/07/2011

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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.

07/06/2011

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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.

05/10/2011

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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?

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/09/2011

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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.

04/21/2011

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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… […]

12/20/2010

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