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Experts: Keep Your Smartphones Safe, Hackers Love Them

If you own a smartphone, then you are a target and may not even realize it. Smartphones are increasingly popular not only with consumers, but also with thieves who see the devices as another way to tap into bank accounts and other sensitive information, experts say.

CBS Miami–05/15/2013

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The Hidden Cost Of Some Free Apps

Sure they are free, but some of the most popular mobile apps could be tracking your every move and revealing your personal and financial data.

CBS4–05/03/2013

The HTC First will cost $99 from AT&T. (Credit: CNET)

First “Facebook Phone” To Be Released April 12

Facebook just pulled the wraps off of a new and specially branded smartphone today. Crafted in partnership with mobile hardware manufacturer HTC, the HTC First will run the Facebook Home, a custom version of Google’s Android software tied in tightly with the Facebook social networking service.

CBS4–04/04/2013

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Need Tax Help? There’s An App For That

There are lots of websites and software available, but you may not have thought of smartphone apps for doing your taxes.

03/01/2013

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Defense Dept. Drops Blackberry For Apple, Google Phones

The U.S. Department of Defense announced today that it was further dropping its exclusive BlackBerry contract and opening all of its mobile communications networks to Apple, Google, and other device makers.

CBS4–02/27/2013

Google Chrome Zone section of PC World on London's Tottenham Court Road.
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Report: Google To Open U.S. Retail Stores This Year

Google plans to open its own retail stores across the United States, according to a new report, giving the increasingly hardware-focused company a place to show off its growing number of physical products.

CBS4–02/16/2013

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Free Florida State Parks App Helps Visitors Plan Trips

A free app from Florida State Parks can help you find a nearby camp site, track your trails and warn you of imminent bad weather.

CBS4–02/13/2013

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FCC To Measure Quality, Speed Of Mobile Broadband

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has announced a new measurement program focused on mobile broadband.

CBS Miami–09/08/2012

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AT&T Upgrades 45 South Florida Cell Sites

AT&T customers, get ready for faster web browsing and more reliable cell phone service.

CBS Miami–09/07/2012

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Study: Google Passes Apple For ‘Top Global Brand’ Title

Google led global industry in attracting “media value” — a measure that attempts to put a dollar value on buzz — in the second quarter of 2012.

CBS Miami–08/02/2012

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