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3 Delivery Services That Will Make You Never Want To Leave Home Again

There’s so many new delivery services popping up around the Bay Area — so which ones are the most useful? CNET Senior Editor Jessica Dolcourt takes them on a test drive.

04/28/2015

Screen image of  the Enlighten mobile app. (CBS)

Mobile App Linked To Traffic Signals Unveiled In Walnut Creek

Walnut Creek has unveiled a mobile app for drivers that is tied into the city’s traffic lights, providing drivers with audible cues on how long before the lights will change.

04/24/2015

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Long-Lost Brother, Sister Flirt With Each Other On Tinder Before Realizing They’re Related

More than a decade after two Dutch siblings were split-up by divorcing parents, they both swiped right and began flirting with each other on Tinder before realizing they were related.

04/23/2015

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Facebook Unveils ‘Hello’ App To Integrate Phone Callers With Their Shared Info

Facebook is rolling out a new app that integrates phone callers with their shared Facebook information.

04/22/2015

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App That Helps Patients Sing Their Favorite Songs Slows Dementia, Alzheimer’s Disease, Improves Memory

The positive affect of music on the mind and memory has been documented time and again. Researchers have found that singing show tunes can ward off dementia and Alzheimer’s. Now, there’s an app that turns music into medicine, called SingFit.

04/13/2015

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YouTube’s New Kids Mobile App Criticized Over Ads Featuring Children’s Products

The new YouTube Kids mobile app targets young children with unfair and deceptive advertising and should be investigated, a group of consumer advocates told the Federal Trade Commission in a letter Tuesday.

04/08/2015

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The New IRS2GO App Can Help You Track Your Tax Return

The new feature of the IRS2Go app makes it easy to track your refund.

03/30/2015

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Chosen: New App Puts Singers, Musicians, Dancers In American Idol-Like Nationwide Star Search

For anyone who’s ever dreamed of being on “American Idol” or “The Voice” as a performer or judge, a new app seeks to make their fantasy come true.

03/26/2015

Puppy receives identification microchip via hypodermic needle (AP)

Protecting Lost Pets Sometimes Means Tracking Them With Your Phone App

Most pet owners would agree that one of the worst possible nightmares is losing your animal. According to the SF SPCA, about 10 million pets are lost in the United States every year.

03/09/2015

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Apple Watch Event: Rumors, Previews & Where To Stream

Apple CEO Tim Cook got in some extra sleep before he’s expected to unveil the company’s newest device and make the case for why it’s a must-have gadget.

03/09/2015

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