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Google Nexus One Smartphone. (CBS)

Survey Suggests We’re Not As Cyber-Security Conscious As We Think

A new survey out from a San Francisco-based mobile security company says we’re not as cyber-security and privacy conscious as we like to think we are.

03/24/2015

Aristocrat, a Saint Bernard, sits at a press conference kicking off the 137th Annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show on February 7, 2013 in New York City. (Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Smartphone Battery Firm To Send St. Bernards Carrying Battery Packs To SXSW Attendees With Dead Phones

A smartphone accessory firm has a plan to save battery-drained attendees at the South by Southwest 2015 festival by sending them a rescue St. Bernard dog carrying a reserve battery pack.

03/10/2015

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton discusses her new book, 'Hard Choices: A Memoir,' at the Lisner Auditorium on the campus of George Washington University June 13, 2014 in Washington, DC. Clinton is on a nationwide tour to promote the new memoir with media interviews and book signings but has said she would not decide whether to run in the 2016 presidential race before the end of the year.  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Larry Magid: Clinton Opted For Email Convenience, But Is Her Argument Technologically Sound?

Hillary Clinton said she opted for convenience as the reason why she used her personal email account and only wanted to carry one mobile device when she served as Secretary of State, but does her argument hold up from a technological standpoint?

03/10/2015

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SF Woman’s Stolen Smartphone Leads Police To Robbery Suspects

A robbery victim’s phone was tracked to SF’s SOMA neighborhood where 3 suspects were detained.

02/25/2015

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Want To Fight Cancer & Alzheimer’s? Stanford Professor’s App Lets You Help

A new app developed by a Stanford professor is giving smartphones the power to help fight Alzheimer’s disease and cancer.

01/13/2015

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BlackBerry Classic Keeps The Keyboard Despite Most Having Moved On To Touchscreen

The newly unveiled Blackberry Classic features a keyboard that hearkens back to the old days of cell phones, but they may have missed the boat on marketing this to the masses.

12/17/2014

New style driver's licenses for undocumented immigrants in California. (CBS)

Should We Digitize Driver’s Licenses? Iowa Residents Will Soon Have That Option

Iowa residents will soon have the option of having their driver’s license digitized and available on their smartphones, one analyst says privacy issues could arise in the case of a routine traffic stop.

12/16/2014

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5 Apps For Hacking Black Friday And Finding The Best Deals

If you prefer a more orderly experience compared to door-mobbing crowds, look no further than your smartphone to help save you a few bucks and keep your sanity.

11/27/2014

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SoCal Company Begins Marketing First Personal Earthquake Warning Device

By now you may have heard that voice that warns earthquake researchers of coming quakes, but in the future the heads up may be coming out of your own phone.

11/14/2014

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New For 2014: The Best Apps For Holiday Shopping Deals

Use your smartphone to truly maximize your holiday shopping. From coupon finders to shopping lists, these apps have everything you need to get the best savings.

11/10/2014

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