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Google Reportedly Planning To Sell Wireless Phone Service To Consumers

Google is planning to sell wireless phone service directly to consumers using the networks of Sprint and T-Mobile, according to reports published Wednesday.

01/22/2015

A passenger boards a San Francisco Muni bus on June 3, 2014 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

San Francisco’s Muni Unveiling Pay-By-Phone App Later This Year

Riders of San Francisco Muni buses, trains and world-famous cable cars will be able to purchase fares through their smartphones during a pilot program later this year, the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency said Monday.

01/05/2015

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CA Attorney General Warns Smartphone Location Apps Can Expose Consumers To Thefts, Other Crimes

With certain apps, once a picture is shared online, it reveals exactly where the photo was taken and can expose the consumer or their family to the risk of theft or physical harm, particularly for stalking or domestic abuse victims

12/23/2014

U.S. Postal Service mail truck. ( Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Fremont Postal Worker Accused Of Stealing Smartphones, Other Items

A U.S. postal service worker in Fremont is facing mail theft charges, according to court records.

12/04/2014

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Don’t Get Bent Out Of Shape; New Jeans Have Supersized Pockets For Supersized Smartphones

Congratulations. You’re the owner of a shiny brand new super-sized Smartphone, with every app, every bell, every whistle you could possibly imagine. There’s just one problem. Where do you carry it?

11/20/2014

Apple Unveils iPhone 6

Apple Reports Record 39.3M iPhone Sales In 3rd Quarter, iPad Sales Down 13 Percent

Excitement for Apple’s new iPhone 6 and 6 Plus models drove sales of a record 39.3 million iPhones in the last quarter, boosting the company’s earnings and revenue well above expectations.

10/20/2014

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iPhone 6 Screen Too Big To Swipe? There’s A Fake Thumb For That

Tokyo-based company Thanko designed a finger extender that gives tiny hands an extra 15 millimeters of reach, allowing easy access to every corner of a smartphone display.

09/24/2014

Apple Inc. CEO Steve Jobs holds up the new iPad as he speaks during an Apple Special Event at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts January 27, 2010 in San Francisco. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Apple Founder Steve Jobs Limited His Kids’ Use Of Technology At Home

There was no Apple a day for the kids in the Jobs household, according to a New York Times article.

09/15/2014

A T-Mobile store in Glendale, California, on August 1, 2014. (Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty Images)

Larry Magid: T-Mobile Rolls Out Wi-Fi Calling

Smartphones will have a built-in feature that taps into Wi-Fi networks to make phone calls and send text messages when customers can’t connect to the carrier’s cellular network.

09/11/2014

A screenshot of the BART Watch app. (CBS)

BART Watch App Makes It Easier For Riders To Report Crime, Suspicious Activity

The app allows riders to report crime or any suspicious activity in stations and on trains in a safe and discreet manner.

08/28/2014

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