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A T-Mobile store sign. (Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)

Larry Magid: T-Mobile Makes It Easier To Upgrade Phones

T-Mobile has created a new program that allows its customers to upgrade to a new smartphone every six months. According to Mashable, the program is called JUMP or “Just Upgrade My Phone.”

07/10/2013

An Apple iPhone 5. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Larry Magid: Obama’s Order May End Spectrum Crunch For Cellphone Users

President Barack Obama signed a memorandum Friday that frees up wireless spectrum that the government is not using for private sector use.

06/14/2013

A man using two smartphones. (Indranil Mukherjee/Getty Images)

San Francisco Gives Up Battle For Cell Phone Radiation Labels

San Francisco appears to be giving up its battle for an ordinance that would require retailers to warn customers about cellphone radiation and its health effects.

05/08/2013

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SF Supes Faced With Tough Decision Over Fate Of Cell Phone Disclosure Law

The San Francisco Board of Supervisors is poised Tuesday to make a decision about its ongoing defense of the city’s cell phone disclosure law.

05/07/2013

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Daily Madden: Remembering The Old Days Of The Draft

Coach Madden reminisces about the days of the NFL Draft as the Oakland Raiders coach long before it was such a hyped event and before cell phones and the internet helped spread the word on all the top picks.

04/25/2013

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About The Bay: San Francisco DA’s Plan To End Rampant Cellphone Thefts

The theft of cellphones is becoming a rampant problem in San Francisco. District Attorney George Gascon said he has a plan to help solve the issue.

04/22/2013

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San Francisco Homeless, Seniors May Qualify For Free Cell Phone Plan

Phone company workers will be at various San Francisco homeless shelters and senior centers this week signing people up for free cell phones under a new program launched in California.

04/17/2013

A runner uses his phone as others gather near Kenmore Square after two bombs exploded during the 117th Boston Marathon on April 15, 2013 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Alex Trautwig/Getty Images)

Cellphone Overload At Boston Marathon Bombings Highlight Reliability Concerns

The bombings at the Boston Marathon highlight growing concerns in the Bay Area over cellphone service in major emergencies, such as a natural disaster.

04/17/2013

Apple iPhone 5. (CBS News)

Tech Report: Navigation On Cellphones May Violate Calif. Hands-Free Law

Our technology analyst takes a look at a recent decision by a Fresno court that prevents use of hand-held navigation devices while driving.

04/09/2013

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg speaks during an event at Facebook headquarters where he announced a new product for Android smartphones called Home. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Facebook Unveils ‘Home’ Android Software For Smartphones

Facebook has introduced software that makes the social network the hub of any smartphone running Google’s Android operating system.

04/04/2013

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