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Smartphones

Apple Introduces iPhone 5

Colorful Apple Invitations Fuels Speculation Of Colored iPhones

Apple has sent a colorful invitation for an event next week amid speculation that it may debut new colors for the latest iPhone.

09/03/2013

The iPad mini is displayed. (Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Larry Magid: Finding Appropriate Technology For School Kids

As more and more technology makes its way into classrooms, schools and educators are having to determine what is appropriate for students to use.

08/26/2013

Surveillance video shows a group of thieves stealing a woman's iPhone on a San Francisco Muni bus. (CBS)

2 Out Of 3 San Francisco Robberies Involve Cellphones

Chief Greg Suhr said two out of every three robberies that occur in San Francisco involve a cellphone. For the first time he can remember, Suhr said his department is arresting more people for robbery than narcotics.

08/22/2013

Outside Lands Music Festival 2013 - Day 1

Lost & Found Items From Outside Lands Available For Pickup

Organizers of the music festival held in Golden Gate Park are allowing people to come by the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium this week to claim lost & found items…

08/13/2013

The new iPhone 5 is displayed during an Apple special event at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts on September 12, 2012 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

London Mayor Joins San Francisco, NYC In Smartphone Theft Fight

The top prosecutors in San Francisco and New York said that the mayor of London is joining their effort to stop the surge of stolen smartphones.

08/07/2013

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

Security Experts In San Francisco To Test Phone Anti-Theft Locks

The top prosecutors in San Francisco and New York say they are bringing in state and federal security experts to test the newest anti-theft features designed to thwart the surge of stolen smartphones nationwide.

07/18/2013

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

Larry Magid: Americans Addicted To Smartphones

A new survey found that Americans use their smartphones in some very strange places and at very strange times.

07/11/2013

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

Surveillance video shows a group of thieves stealing a woman's iPhone on a San Francisco Muni bus. (CBS)

SF’s Gascon Urges Smartphone Makers To Curb Thefts, Add ‘Kill Switch’

Law enforcement officials nationwide, including San Francisco District Attorney George Gascon, are demanding the creation of a “kill switch” that would render smartphones inoperable after they are stolen.

06/13/2013

Larry Page, Google co-founder and CEO speaks during the opening keynote at the Google I/O developers conference at the Moscone Center on May 15, 2013 in San Francisco. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Google Shares Reach $900 Amid New Product Unveilings

In the latest display of its technological prowess and sweeping ambition, Google is rolling out another wave of products and services that will test how much more people want computers to control their lives and enhance their perceptions of reality.

05/15/2013

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