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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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Smartphone Apps May Be Convenient, But They Can Also Be Addicting

Some apps can be lifesavers, but others can be time wasters that leave you disconnected from the world.

06/03/2014

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Thieves Hack iPhones, Demand Ransom To Get Them Unlocked

Thieves have now figured out a way to freeze your smartphone, demanding that you pay up to get it unlocked.

05/28/2014

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Police Arrest Suspect After Alleged iPhone Thieves Send Selfie To Victim’s Mom

Police have arrested one of two suspects who allegedly stole an iPhone from a Hell’s Kitchen venue, and sent a photo of themselves to the victim’s mother.

05/26/2014

Stolen iPhone Selfie

Police: Suspects Stole iPhone, Sent Photo Of Themselves To Victim’s Mom

Police on Friday were searching for two suspects who allegedly stole an iPhone from a Hell’s Kitchen venue, and sent a photo of themselves to the victim’s mother.

05/23/2014

Police say Karl Sholder was caught taking 'upskirt' pictures of women at the Union Square subway station. (Credit: Facebook)

L.I. Man Allegedly Took ‘Upskirt’ Pictures Of Woman At Union Square Subway Station

The Union Square station is a huge target for opportunistic predators because it is so busy. Their activity is as sick and simple as following a woman from behind with a smartphone.

04/29/2014

Counterfeit iPhones can include toxic chemicals and catch fire, experts say. (credit: CBS 2)

Seen At 11: Counterfeit Electronics Can Be Dangerous, Fund Illegal Activity

Counterfeit electronics are flooding the market. While the items might be more affordable, they also can be dangerous and their sales could help fund terrorism and gangs.

03/31/2014

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3 Travel Apps You Need To Download Right Now

Because a smartphone should help you do more than kill time at the airport, here are three handy travel apps to ensure your next trip goes off without a hitch.

03/12/2014

After a man's iPhone was stolen in a robbery, this photo of his alleged muggers was uploaded to his Photostream. (credit: NYPD)

Alleged Muggers Arrested After Taking Photo Of Themselves With Stolen iPhone

In all, Tyquan Solomon, 19, of Fort Greene, and Terrance Sistrunk, 16, also of Fort Greene, were each arrested and charged with five robberies Wednesday.

02/13/2014

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Must-See US Technology Conventions In 2014

Among the must-see technology conventions to visit are the Cloud Expo in New York, E3 2014 in Los Angeles, MacWorld/iWorld and Dreamforce in San Francisco and South by Southwest in Austin.

02/04/2014

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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

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Boomer & Carton: Craig Has Issues With Siri

Not to be disrespected, Sir was feeling ‘her’ oats Thursday morning and fought back…

WFAN–01/02/2014

Morningside Heights Theft Suspect

Police Search For Suspect In Morningside Heights iPhone Theft

Police on Saturday were asking for help from the public in finding a suspect who stole a woman’s iPhone near Columbia University.

12/28/2013

Police are looking for two suspects wanted in connection with a pair of muggings in Queens. (Credit NYPD)

Cops Seek Suspects Wanted In Connection With Pair Of Queens Muggings

The NYPD has asked the public for help in locating two suspects wanted in connection with a pair of robberies in Queens.

11/23/2013

An Apple Store customer looks at the new Apple iPhone 5C and 5S on Sept. 20, 2013. (credit: Getty Images)

Seen At 11: Some Smartphones Dialing Up Motion Sickness

Experts say the advanced graphics can make the brain think you’re moving when you’re not, causing motion sickness.

10/08/2013

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