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Data Usage Leading To Big Bills Due To “Phantom Usage”

With the explosion in smartphones and apps people are using more and more data from watching videos to playing games and uploading pictures but all that data can lead to some big bills and angry customers

07/08/2015

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Amazon Offering A New Way To Shop

Years ago buying things over the internet and your phone was unheard of. Now almost everyone does it. So what’s next? Getting your purchase delivered within minutes.

07/01/2015

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Twitter Launches New Feature To Fight Abusive Tweets

Twitter launched a new feature this week meant to fight abusive tweets.

06/11/2015

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Warning On Websites Offering Cash For Gadgets

An online company is offering top dollar for old laptops, tablet and phones but the checks people are getting after sending their gadgets are far less than quoted.

06/03/2015

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Keeping Connected When A Big Storm Hits

The 2015 hurricane season is officially underway. In recent years the internet has become vital to communication, banking and business. Without it, much of our economy would come to a halt.

06/02/2015

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - MAY 28:  Google senior vice president of product Sundar Pichai delivers the keynote address during the 2015 Google I/O conference on May 28, 2015 in San Francisco, California. The annual Google I/O conference runs through May 29.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Google Unveils Android’s Latest Technological Tricks

Google unveiled its next generation of the Android operating system which boasts new ways to get information, more privacy protection and a way to pay merchants.

05/28/2015

Liberty Mutual Insurance's home gallery app lets consumers to log their possessions in case of a burglary. (Source: CBS4)

New App Helps Log Possessions In Case Of A Burglary

Somebody breaks into your home and they take your stuff. Would you know what to report to the insurance company? A new study shows most people do not have a good record of what they own.

05/26/2015

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State Launches Effort To Honor WWII Vets

With the nation marking the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II, the Florida Department of State has launched a campaign called “Victory Florida” aimed at highlighting the accomplishments of Florida veterans.

05/11/2015

MIAMI, FL - FEBRUARY 19:  People look at a Tesla Motors vehicle on the showroom floor at the Dadeland Mall on February 19, 2014 in Miami, Florida.  Tesla said today it earned $46 million in the fourth quarter on a non-adjusted basis, or 33 cents a share, causing shares in the company to jump 12 percent.  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Tesla CEO Plugs Into New Market With Home Battery System

Car maker Tesla is hoping the world will disconnect from power plants by using the company’s solar panel-connected batteries in homes and businesses.

05/02/2015

Smart Sports Equipment (Source: CBS)

New Smart Sports Gadgets Can Improve Your Game

They can help everyday athletes improve their skills like the pros – smart gadgets designed to help your golf game, baseball swing, basketball dribble, soccer kick even your running stride.

05/01/2015

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iPhone 5 Fever Rages Around The Globe

It’s a familiar scene whenever Apple unveils the latest version of a popular product — and it played out again Friday Sept. 21, 2012 around the world. There have been long lines outside Apple stores in Asia, Europe and North America, as people try to be among the first to get their hands on the new iPhone.

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Mission To Mars

NASA says It’s getting images from its Curiosity rover on Mars. Curiosity is a roving laboratory about the size of a compact car. It landed Sunday night, August 5, 2012 after an eight-month, 352-mile journey. Its mission is to analyze a crater region near the equator.

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First-Of-Its-Kind Spaceship Blasts Off For Int’l Space Station

A commercial rocket has blasted off with a load of supplies for the International Space Station. The SpaceX company’s Falcon 9 rocket took flight at 3:44 a.m. Tuesday, May 22, 2012 from Cape Canaveral, opening a new era of spaceflight. It carried a capsule named Dragon that is packed with 1,000 pounds of space station provisions.
This is the first time a private business has launched a vessel to the space station.

2012 Consumer Electronics Show Showcases Latest Technology Innovations

What’s Hot At The Consumer Electronics Show

At the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, there are plenty of high tech happenings. Of course there are plenty of computers, cameras and televisions but there are also a lot of novel, bizarre and downright quirky items as well.

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