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Seen At 11: Merging High Tech & High Style In Wearable Technology

We use our smartphones for just about everything. But soon, they may be a think of the past.

09/03/2014

Devices like the iSwimband can connect to smartphone apps and make it easier for parents to monitor children while they swim. (Credit: CBS 2)

Potentially Life-Saving App Gives Parents Peace Of Mind During Summer Swimming Season

Swim season is in full swing, but taking your eyes off of your children for even a second can lead to tragedy.

07/16/2014

Industry insiders got a look at the latest and greatest gadgets during Consumer Electronics Week. (Credit: CBS 2)

Industry Insiders Check Out The Latest And Greatest Gadgets At Consumer Electronics Week

The event gives industry insiders a chance to check out the latest and greatest gadgets and electronics.

06/25/2014

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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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How To Never Lose Your Luggage Again

While fewer bags are being lost by the airlines these days, people are still stealing them! Which is why Air France and KLM have spent the last year developing two gadgets that help prevent luggage from being lifted.

04/09/2014

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Seen At 11: A Look Inside The New ‘Smart Home’

It’s no secret that many people are attached to their smartphones to the point that they almost can’t live without them. Now, technology has enabled smartphones to direct the way that people live.

03/18/2014

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Study: Smartphone Obsession Leading To More Examples Of ‘Distracted Parenting’

Children trying to get their parents’ attention have some serious competition. You could call it “distracted parenting,” when mom and dad pay more attention to their smartphone than their kids.

03/10/2014

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Some Call For Reforms To Blaring Smartphone AMBER Alerts

A blaring AMBER Alert alarm on smartphones woke up people early Friday morning in New Jersey. The alert was issued around 6:45 a.m. after two children were abducted Thursday night more than 100 miles away in Lancaster, Penn.

02/07/2014

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Seen At 11: The Secret To A Good Night’s Sleep

Discovering the secret to a good night’s sleep can mean something different for everybody.

12/02/2013

Smartphone apps help shoppers save time and money. (Credit: CBS 2)

Need A Hand With Holiday Shopping? There Are Apps For That

CNet technology editor Bridget Carey highlights some of the best apps to use while getting your holiday shopping done.

11/26/2013

Gregory Rocco, of Brooklyn, NY, looks at an iPhone 5C on display at the Fifth Avenue Apple store on September 20, 2013.   (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

‘Kill Switch’ Technology Could Deal Death Blow To Smartphone Thefts

A hidden battle is being waged over smartphones. Last year, more than 1.5-million Americans had their devices stolen but some companies are against a simple solution.

11/19/2013

Sen. Charles Schumer announces deal to let customers opt out of location tracking via smartphones in retail stores, Oct. 22, 2013. (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

Schumer: Deal To Protect ‘Consumer Privacy’ Lets Shoppers Opt Out Of Wireless Tracking

Eight of 10 leading analytics companies have agreed to measures that will let shoppers nationwide know when retailers are using their smartphones to track their movements through a store.

10/22/2013

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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AT&T Pulls Tweet Showing Smartphone With 9/11 Memorial

AT&T elected Wednesday to take down a Twitter post showing smartphone snapping a photo of the “Tribute in Light” memorial to the 9/11 attacks.

09/11/2013

A woman uses her cellphone on a subway platform in Chelsea. (credit: Getty Images)

Seen At 11: Ways To Turn Your Smartphone Into A Self-Defense Weapon

In the latest — and also controversial — mobile craze, phones are being used as stun guns or pepper spray dispensers for self defense.

09/09/2013

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