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Helping College Freshman Avoid The Biggest 3 Mistakes

August is in full swing and that means school is about to start. As incoming freshman and parents experience new situations, there’s an increased likelihood of making mistakes. Check out the big 3!

CBSDFW.COM–08/07/2013

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Benefit Of Mobile Apps For Toddlers Questioned

Can a mobile app really teach a baby to find her nose? Or learn to recognize letters and numbers? Not according to an advocacy group that filed a complaint Wednesday with the Federal Trade Commission.

08/07/2013

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Messaging App Tied To Crimes Against Kids

In just the past week, there have been two high-profile North Texas cases — an alleged sexual assault and an alleged child abduction — in which the victim and the suspect used Kik.

05/10/2013

iPhone 4 - 2010

Richardson Launches App For Mobile Devices

The City of Richardson introduced its own app for mobile devices on Wednesday. Programmers designed and created the app internally and integrated it with city services.

04/10/2013

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Fort Worth ISD Launches Mobile App

Do you want to know your child’s grades, or find out what is happening at their school today? There’s an app for that, at least if you live in the Fort Worth ISD.

03/26/2013

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Texas Big Box Store Testing Mobile Checkout Program

A Wal-Mart store in Plano is one of the first in the country that will allow customers to scan items with their iPhone or iPad so that a prepared receipt is ready when they reach checkout.

CBSDFW.COM–03/21/2013

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American Red Cross Offers New Tornado Warning App

As North Texans prepare for storm season, the American Red Cross today launched its official Tornado App. The free app, available in English or Spanish, offers access to local and real-time weather information.

CBSDFW.COM–03/04/2013

Tax App

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

BlackBerry CEO Thorsten Heins as he officially unveils the BlackBerry 10 mobile platform as well as two new devices on January 30, 2013 in New York City. (credit: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

New BlackBerry Models & Software Announced

Research in Motion changed its name to BlackBerry on Wednesday, and launched a makeover of its mobile operating system along with two new smartphones.

01/30/2013

iPhone 4 - 2010

Apple Says Over 40 Billion Apps Downloaded

Apple said that people have downloaded more than 40 billion apps on for the iPhone, iPad and the iPod Touch, nearly half of them in 2012.

01/07/2013

iPhone 5 - 2012

Google Maps Return To iPhone With New App

After three months, the world’s most popular online mapping system returned to the iPhone late Wednesday night with the release of a Google Maps app.

12/13/2012

A child plays with an iPad and an apptivity app. (credit: Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)

Government Investigating Makers Of Kids Apps

The government is investigating whether companies that make apps have violated the privacy rights of children by quietly collecting personal information and sharing it.

12/10/2012

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