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Apps Help Customers Shop Using Their Camera

It is the lastest in shopping trends: apps that let you buy items with a simple click of your camera. But as CBS4’s Cynthia Demos warns, be cautious about giving up your privacy.

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Dania Beach Tech Company Raises $542 Million In Funding

Virtual reality has been heralded as the next step in technological advancement. Companies have promised the seamless integration of the real and unreal. But is VR ready to make the leap?

10/21/2014

The airbag unit for the passenger seat of a Toyota Motor Corp. vehicle is seen at the company's showroom in Tokyo, Japan, on Thursday, April 11, 2013. Takata Corp. faces its biggest recall crisis in almost two decades after defective airbag inflators led Toyota Motor Corp., Honda Motor Co. and Nissan Motor Co. to call back more than 3 million vehicles. (Source: Koichi Kamoshida/Bloomberg via Getty Images)

Millions Of Drivers Affected By Defective Air Bag Warning

More than 20 million vehicles in the U.S. are on the road with defective air bags which could possibly kill or injure drivers or passengers if they are involved in a crash.

10/21/2014

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Falling Gas Prices Fueling Delight For Drivers

Have you filled up your gas tank lately? You’ve probably noticed that prices at the pump are falling and that’s great news for your budget.

10/21/2014

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Staples Investigating Possible Credit Card Data Breach

Another major retailer has launched an investigation into whether they’ve been cyber hacked. On Tuesday the Massachusetts-based Staples said they are looking into a potential credit card data breach.

10/21/2014

An example of costume contact lenses often worn on Halloween. (Photo by Jemal Countess/Getty Images)

Decorative Contact Lenses Can Be Dangerous Addition To Halloween Costume

Wearing decorative contact lenses could be a dangerous accessory to your Halloween costume. While they may seem fun, they can permanently damage vision.

10/18/2014

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Publix Recalls Snack Mix Over Missing Warning Label

Publix is recalling a snack mix they sold which is missing its warning label saying it contains peanuts.

10/17/2014

CUPERTINO, CA - OCTOBER 16:  Apple CEO Tim Cook speaks during an Apple special event on October 16, 2014 in Cupertino, California.  Apple unveiled the new iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3 tablets and the iMac with 5K Retina display.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Apple Shows Off New Gadgets, But Pay Is Bigger Bet

Apple debuted it’s thinner iPads and new iMac on Thursday.

10/16/2014

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iTunes Leaks New iPad Pictures Before Big Reveal

Apple fans may have gotten a glimpse of the company’s future iPads. The company inadvertently put out pictures of its new tablets on iTunes.

10/16/2014

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Insider Tips On Store Markdowns

Does it feel like every time a store has a sale, you’re the last one in on it? With clearance racks cleared out, before you even have a chance to browse? Well pull out a calendar! There are ways to maximize savings and get first dibs just by shopping on the right day.

10/13/2014

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2013 Consumer Electronics Show Highlights Newest Technology

Gadgets & Gizmos Galore At CES 2013

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AAA’s Safest Cars For Teens

Safety, style and reliability make this list of cars top picks by AAA Car Buying experts.

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Hot Holiday Toys 2011

Here’s a look at the top 10 holiday toys. Toys on this list were featured by popular stores like Toys “R” Us, Amazon.com and Target.

Lufthansa's Airbus A-380, the world's largest airplane, taxis in after landing for the first time at MIA on Friday, June 10, 2011. (CBS4)

World’s Largest Passenger Plane Arrives At MIA

The largest passenger airliner in the world is coming to Miami. Lufthansa has announced that it will be the first airline to offer scheduled Airbus A380 service to Miami with daily flights between Frankfurt and Miami beginning June 10, 2011.

Airport body scans are seen by agents in a separate room, who do not see passengers’ faces. (credit: Michael Nagle/Getty Images)

What Not To Wear In The TSA Security Line

Everyone bundled up, ready to go for an airplane ride to Grandma’s house? You might want to double check your family before you get in line at the airport. With 42.2 million Americans projected to take to the skies for Thanksgiving, the public outcry over intrusive body scans and invasive pat downs by the TSA could make the security line even more long and frustrating. Want to avoid setting off the security alarms and a TSA pat down? Just look over your traveling clothes one more time.

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