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Crime Data Shows iPhone ‘Kill Switch’ Cuts Thefts

Apple’s addition of a “kill switch” to its iPhones last September has sharply reduced robberies and thefts, authorities said Thursday.

06/19/2014

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Tips For Your Next Road Trip

Going on a road trip? Here’s a list of great tips to make your outing that much better.

05/20/2014

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MetroNap App Seeks To Wake Up Subway Riders Who Could Miss Their Stops

Falling asleep on the subway can lead to frustrating and embarrassing consequences. But the makers of a new app hope to make sure you never sleep through your stop again.

09/16/2013

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Seen At 11: Don’t Remember Sending That Text? You Might Have Been Asleep

Sleep texting has become more common and in addition to being embarrassing it could also have some serious health consequences.

08/21/2013

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Sree Tips: Summer Travel Apps

If you’re going on a trip, there are plenty of useful apps for both Apple and Android smartphones.

07/10/2013

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Schneiderman, San Francisco DA Announce Plan To Fight Smartphone Thefts

The top prosecutors in San Francisco and New York have announced the formation of a nationwide initiative and coalition to battle a surge in smartphone thefts.

06/13/2013

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Schneiderman To Host ‘Smartphone Summit’ To Combat Rise In Thefts

San Francisco District Attorney George Gascon and New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman on Wednesday announced the June 13 meeting with some of the nation’s largest smartphone makers. The meeting will be held in Schneiderman’s New York City office.

06/05/2013

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Sree Tips: Taking Better Photos With Your Smartphone

If you only use your built-in camera, you are missing the opportunity to shoot better photos.

05/15/2013

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Sree Tips: Keeping Your Smartphone Battery Going

Smartphones have gotten so much smarter these days, with all kinds of cool new features. They are really mini computers. But the battery life continues to be awful.

04/24/2013

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Stay Healthy On-The-Go: 7 Best Medical Apps For 2013

From snoozing to drinking, these apps help you to stay healthy. Dr. Yael Varnado joined us on The Couch to show us the top doctor-approved mobile medical apps.

01/31/2013

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Sree Tips: Favorite Apps From Viewers

With millions of apps to choose from, it’s hard to keep up with ones worth trying.

12/05/2012

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Sree Tips: Best Apps For Black Friday Shopping

Black Friday now starts on Thursday night. So, it can be even more confusing as to where and how to get the best deals. Smartphones and some new-fangled apps can help.

11/21/2012

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Sree Tips: Best Apps For Kids

Parents and grandparents these days happily hand over their smartphones, iPads, and other tablets to the kids in their lives, most times as a babysitter or way to keep the little ones occupied.

10/24/2012

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Sree Tips: Best Smartphone Apps

There are millions of smartphone apps to choose from, but it’s hard to know which ones are worth trying.

10/17/2012

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Poll: Which Will You Pick: White or Black iPhone 5?

Hey Apple fanboys and fangirls, CBS New York needs to know which color handset you’ll be walking out of the store with. Take our poll and make your wisecracks inside…

09/20/2012

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