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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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New App Offers Designated Drivers For Drunk Bergen County Residents

Feeling a little tipsy and need a way to get you and your car home safely? There’s an app for that.

08/21/2012

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Crime-Fighting Smartphone App Unveiled To The Public

State Senator Eric Adams likened the app to having a community watch group right on your cell phone.

08/12/2012

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New App Allows NYC Riders To Hail A Taxi With Their Smartphone

Software developer Martin Heikel said that by using GPS technology on smartphones, it will allow you to send a signal to cruising cabs with one push of a button.

08/08/2012

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5 Best Educational Apps To Download

Education and technology are becoming increasingly integrated, and keeping up on all of the new educational applications for kids is important. One of the biggest struggles is not finding an app; it is finding the appropriate app.

08/01/2012

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Ask Asa: Your Old Smart Phone’s Memory Could End Up Your Headache

You wouldn’t sell a file cabinet loaded with your personal information to strangers. But that may be exactly what happens when you trade in or sell your used smart phone.

07/03/2012

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ACLU-NJ Launches Smartphone App That Lets Users Secretly Record Police Stops

The app lets users record audio and video discretely with a stealth mode that hides the fact that the recording is happening.

07/03/2012

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New Android App Lets You Record, Report NYPD Stop-And-Frisks

If you are involved in a stop and frisk conducted by a member of the NYPD, you can now easily record and report it, WCBS 880’s Marla Diamond reported.

06/06/2012

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Sen. Schumer Wants Apple, Android Phone Investigation

“While they are telling you what movies are playing nearby they are also going through your files and using it for other purposes,” Schumer said.

03/04/2012

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New App Helps Users Find Parking In NYC

A new App could make finding a parking spot in the city a whole lot easier.

01/22/2012

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Tis The Season To Be Mobile, Smartphones And Tablets Make Shopping A Breeze

The clock is ticking if you still have holiday shopping left to do. New apps can help you get your shopping done on time.

12/11/2011

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GroundLink Lets You Book Your Black Car Via Smartphone App

Need a black car to pick you up? Just pick up your smartphone. GroundLink Car & Limo Service has a new app for Android and iPhone that you can use to book a reservation.

10/17/2011

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Smartphone Apps for Parents and their Students

Every student needs help with school sometimes, and these apps might just be the answer.

07/13/2011

Happy Valentine’s Day: ‘NYC Condom Finder’ App Launched

Health officials have released a mobile phone application to help New Yorkers find free condoms. The phone app is designed to locate the five nearest venues that distribute free NYC Condoms.

02/14/2011

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