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Bay Area Company Rolling Out Free Early Earthquake Warning App

A Bay Area company is about to roll out a free earthquake alert app that could give users precious seconds of lead time before the shaking starts.

08/06/2015

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Which Smartphone Apps Drain Your Battery The Fastest?

When it comes to cell phones, battery life is often the most frustrating feature for most users, but it might be the apps running on the phone draining that battery so quickly.

06/15/2015

An app from the ACLU of California allows users to send videos of encounters with police to their local chapter. (CBS)

Smartphone App Allows Californians To Send Encounters With Police To ACLU

The Mobile Justice app allows users to record encounters with police that will be automatically submitted to their local chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union.

04/30/2015

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

Athos Compression Shorts. (CBS)

High-Tech Smart Shorts Tell You If Your Workout Is Slacking

Where did Steph Curry get the moves to do insane crossover dribble on Chris Paul? The secret may be in his high-tech smart shorts.

04/02/2015

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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