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Apple's iPhone 5. (Photo: Apple)

Seen At 11: Is That Hot New App Stealing Your Personal Information?

There are a dizzying array of apps available and many of them can be downloaded for free. But those harmless looking apps could be tracking your every move and selling your personal information, according to experts.

08/26/2013

CalCutter app (credit: Apple Store)

City Launches CalCutter App For Home Cooks

The free mobile app announced Wednesday will let cooks enter the ingredients of a recipe and it will calculate the number of calories per serving.

08/21/2013

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NYC Health Dept. Officially Rolls Out Teen Reproductive Health App

The “Teens in NYC — Protection” mobile app was quietly made available in early spring before getting a more public rollout Wednesday at a health care center in the Bronx.

05/08/2013

Teens in New York City Protection+

City Launches New App Directed At Sexually Active Teens

The City of New York has launched a new free app providing advice to teens who are sexually active – and if parents don’t like it, it’s too bad for them.

03/30/2013

NYC Taxi  (file/credit: Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

Cabbies, TLC Discount App That Lets Riders Track Shortest Route

The free app, called Taxi Turvi, uses GPS technology to let riders see if the cab driver took the shorter, cheaper route at the end of the fare.

03/26/2013

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Transit Advocacy Group Urges MTA To Launch Interactive Technology

The MTA’s Permanent Citizens Advisory Committee released its report Tuesday, saying the mass transit agency needs to share more information to provide riders with better data.

03/19/2013

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iPhone Stolen On Subway, But Found With Help From App

A thief cut a sleeping man’s pocket and stole his iPhone on the subway this week, but police succeeded in getting it back thanks to an anti-theft app.

03/09/2013

FILE - A taxi is viewed on September 4, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

TLC Approves Plan To Allow ‘Virtual Hails’ From Smartphones

Need to hail a cab in New York City? There could soon be an app for that.

12/13/2012

iPhone 5 (file / credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Red Cross Creates App For Dealing With Hurricane Sandy

As the Hurricane Sandy “Frankenstorm” approaches, the American Red Cross has set up an application with instructions for what to do in preparation for a storm, as well as during and after the storm passes through.

CBS New York–10/27/2012

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MTA To Release App Providing Info From Subway Countdown Clocks

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority said that by the end of the year riders on numbered-lines will be able to get next-train arrival times by downloading a smartphone app or going to the agency’s website.

10/25/2012

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Google’s Field Trip App Helps NYC Tourists, Residents Learn Quirky Trivia

A new Google app is helping New Yorkers discover some famous wonders in our own backyard.

10/02/2012

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Port Jefferson To Let You Pay For Parking By Phone

The only catch is that drivers will drivers will have to pay a 40-cent surcharge each time they use the app.

09/12/2012

Marlboro, NJ - Aug 28, 2011 (credit: CBS2 Viewer Michael Mollica)

Post-Irene JCP&L Innovations To Improve Communications, Prevent Power Loss

In the year since Irene, JCP&L has been working to improve communication with customers.

08/22/2012

StearClear App (credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

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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