electronics

All Electronics must be recycled in New York State beginning in 2015. (Credit: CBS2)

New NY State Law Requires Recycling Of Most Home, Personal Electronics

The electronics covered in the new law include computers, televisions, fax machines, VCRs, DVD players, printers/scanners, video game consoles, MP3 players, tablets and small servers.

01/01/2015

All Electronics must be recycled in New York State beginning in 2015. (Credit: CBS2)

Electronics Must Be Recycled Effective Jan. 1, 2015 Under NYS Law

As the dawn of 2015 arrives, New York state residents are reminded that new rules will be enacted for the disposing of electronics.

12/31/2014

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Expert: ‘Scarcity Principle’ — Not Discounts — Is What Drives Black Friday Mania

Two-thirds of American consumers plan to hit the stores next week for Black Friday with one mission — big savings. But that’s not the only thing that compels them to hit the stores.

11/20/2014

Retailers are offering Fourth of July sales (Credit: CBS 2)

Retailers Ramping Up Fourth Of July Sales

While many will flock to the beach, retailers want people to head indoors this holiday weekend, so “sale” signs are popping up everywhere.

07/02/2014

College Point serial burglary suspect (Credit: CBS 2)

Police: One Suspect Behind 25 Burglaries In College Point

According to police, the suspect has broken into 25 homes, stealing jewelry, money and electronics.

06/21/2014

FILE -- An iPhone and an Android tablet (credit: Getty Images)

Seen At 11: How Effective Are Gadget Cleaning Products?

There are a lot of products that claim to do a thorough cleaning, CBS 2’s Maurice DuBois reported. But do they really work?

04/08/2014

iPhone With iOS 7

Blast Of Arctic Temperatures Could Put Your Electronics On Thin Ice

The arctic blast has a lot of people tired of bundling up, but even worse many of those people have been surprised to learn that the extreme cold can do damage to electronic devices.

01/08/2014

There are post-holiday shopping deals all over. Retailers are eager to dump their latest products. (TIMOTHY CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

What To Buy Now? Experts Say Post-Holiday Deals Are Everywhere

After the busy holiday season you’re probably feeling a little shopping fatigue. But if you’re avoiding stores and malls you might be missing out on some steep deals.

01/06/2014

A welcome sign - Fair Lawn, NJ - File / Photo: Borough of Fair Lawn

Recent Burglary Spree Has Fair Lawn, N.J. Residents On Edge

In May a rash of break-ins bothered homes and businesses in Fair Lawn along the Route 208 corridor. Now, thieves have started to target homes. They have been grabbing anything they can find to sell or trade online, according to authorities.

08/09/2013

Staten Island Target Thieves

Police: Thieves Stole Electronics, Stuffed Them In Filing Cabinet They Bought At Target

Police on Wednesday said they were searching for three women who stole electronics from a Target store on Staten Island, and concealed their theft by stuffing the items in a file cabinet that they legitimately bought.

04/10/2013

2013 Consumer Electronics Show Highlights Newest Technology

New Gadgets On Display At The Consumer Electronics Show

The Super Bowl for techies is the Consumer Electronics Show, and the event kicked off Tuesday in Las Vegas.

01/08/2013

Hofstra Arrests

Police: Hofstra Basketball Players Admit To Dorm Room Burglaries

Authorities said four Hofstra University men’s basketball players have made admissions of guilt after being arrested on burglary charges

12/01/2012

Police say these two men robbed a woman on May 6, 2012. (credit: NYPD)

Duo Suspected Of Robbing Woman Of Phone, Cash At Lorimer Street Subway Station

The robbery comes on the heels of a stepped-up NYPD initiative to combat the theft of electronic devices in the subway system.

06/11/2012

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CNET’s Holiday Gift Guide Comes To Life At Downtown NYC Pop Up

Got a techie in your life? Not to worry. This year, CNET brings its annual Holiday Gift Guide to life at the downtown Openhouse Gallery.

11/08/2011

Metro-North Railroad station - Westport, CT - Aug 30, 2011 (credit: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880)

Electronics Thefts Up On Metro-North Railroad

While major crimes like robberies and assaults are down, Metro-North is reporting a jump in the theft of electronics.

10/18/2011

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