Smart phones

Traveler (credit: Stephen Morton/Getty Images)

Tips On Packing Lightly For Vacation

For the first-time traveler hoping to avoid baggage fees to the experienced globetrotter, the following 10 tips will help teach you how to pack more efficiently and maybe even more safely.

02/25/2014

A Research In Motion BlackBerry device. (Scott Olson/Getty Images)

BlackBerry Loses 1M Users Over 3 Months As Apple, Google Gain Ground

Research In Motion’s stock plunged in after-hours trading Thursday after the BlackBerry maker said it plans to change the way it charges fees.

12/21/2012

iPhone

New iPhone To Have Thinner Screen

A published report said the new iPhone will have a thinner screen. That could leave more room for a larger battery.

07/17/2012

(CBS)

San Francisco Company Using Social Gaming To Help Job Seekers

A free educational platform that uses social gaming to teach job seekers the basics of how to use the Internet to land employment will soon be available at libraries in San Francisco and Santa Clara County.

07/05/2012

A Research In Motion BlackBerry device. (Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Struggling BlackBerry To Focus On Business Customers

BlackBerry maker Research in Motion said it had a net loss in the latest quarter because of writedowns for the declining value of its brand and its PlayBook tablet inventory.

03/29/2012

Google Nexus One Smartphone. (CBS)

Tech Report: Android Has An Edge In Battle With iPhone

A research firm is projecting that Google’s Android technology is going to become the platform of choice for smart phone users over the next year.

01/24/2012

Text messaging, texting

Tech Report: The Smartphone’s Social Secret

A recent study tracking people’s cellphone habits revealed something researchers might not have expected. The Pew Internet & American Life Project found that 13% of adults have faked being on the phone to avoid someone they didn’t want to talk to.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–08/16/2011

Apple iPhone 4. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Tech Report: Debt Debate Could Help The Smartphone Industry

The debt ceiling debate in Washington could benefit the smartphone industry.
One of the provisions in Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid’s plan would be to raise million-of-dollars for debt reduction by auctioning off some of the airwaves.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–07/30/2011

The Verizon version of the Apple iPhone. (Don Emmert/AFP/Getty Images)

Tech Report: New Photo App Raises Privacy Concerns

A new application called Color allows you to do something similar with your phone, by sharing your images, videos and comments with anyone who comes within 50 feet of you.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–03/24/2011

(CBS)

Qualcomm Buys Santa Clara Wi-Fi Firm Atheros For $3.2 Billion

Qualcomm Inc. is making a $3.2 billion bet on the continuing spread of Wi-Fi-connected gadgets—think tablet computers, smart phones or even TVs—into every corner of life in the 21st century.

CBS San Francisco–01/05/2011

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