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With laptops open and pen to paper, more than a dozen high school junior and senior girls are learning to write software code at a special seminar in downtown Miami.  (Source: CBS4 Brian Andrews)

Learning To Code Can Lead To Big Money In South Florida

With laptops open and pen to paper, more than a dozen high school junior and senior girls are learning to write software code at a special seminar in downtown Miami.

07/23/2014

A female mosquito. (Photo by Tom Ervin/Getty Images)

Smartphone Apps Are Helping Users Avoid Mosquitoes

Next time you’re having issues with mosquitoes the problem can be solved as easily as pulling out your smartphone.

07/23/2014

iPhone with iOS 7. (Source: CBS4)

Go High Tech To Fight Speeding Tickets

Nothing can put a kink in a driver’s day than getting a traffic ticket. From a speeding ticket to red light running or even a parking violation, we’ve all probably gotten one or two from time to time and then went through the hassle of paying them or the even bigger hassle of fighting them.

07/22/2014

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Apple To Refund $400 Million After Digital Books Settlement

Refunds are coming to Apple users ensnared in a plot to raise the prices of digital books.

07/17/2014

Gemini USB A/C Power Adaptors/Chargers (Photo: CPSC.gov)

Recall Issued For Adaptor Used To Charge Electronics

A voluntary recall was issued for a USB to AC power adapter due to the possibility it could be a burn hazard.

07/14/2014

Miami-Dade's 911 dispatch call center. (Source: CBS4)

Text-To-911 Coming To South Florida

Using a phone to call 911 is the most efficient way to reach emergency help but what if you can’t talk on your phone? What if you can only text and you need emergency police help?

CBS Miami–07/11/2014

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CBS4 Weather App Keeps You Updated On The Go

A new app will allow CBS4 Weather to keep you up to speed when you’re on the go.

07/02/2014

Source: CBS4

Wearable Devices That Help To Keep You Safe

Start-up companies are creating fashionable gadgets that will sound the alarm if you find yourself in trouble.

06/29/2014

The U.S. Supreme Court building June 27, 2012 in Washington, DC.  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Supreme Court Rules In Favor Of Broadcasters Over Aereo

Internet start up company Aereo Inc., which takes television programs from the airwaves and allows subscribers to watch them on smartphones and other portable devices, will have to pay broadcasters for their programming if they want to continue.

06/25/2014

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Relationship Cyber-Counseling On Your Smartphone

We’ve all heard of technology, like dating websites or apps that bring people together but now some says it’s also helping people stay together too. Relationship apps promise conflict resolution with just the touch of a smart phone.

CBS Miami–06/20/2014

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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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