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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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Charities Hope #GivingTuesday Will Spur Donations

Most people have heard about Black Friday and Cyber Monday. But what about #GivingTuesday?

CBSDFW.COM–11/27/2012

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Apps Can Help Improve Your Holiday Photos

The holidays bring out the photographer in everyone. But you don’t need a fancy camera to get great images. Most phones, with the right apps, can help your photos shine.

11/21/2012

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Black Friday Shopping Survival Guide

Toys, televisions, laptops — oh, my! The flurry of Black Friday ads are enough to make your head spin. What to buy? Where to shop? And when to get in line?

11/20/2012

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Pandora Refreshes Its Mobile Apps

Internet radio company Pandora is adding more functionality to its mobile apps, as companies intensify efforts to lure mobile advertising dollars.

10/30/2012

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Restaurant App Helping Feed Hungry In North Texas

The technology most North Texans can’t seem to put down is now helping feed those in need. The charitable giving is thanks to the Plano-created Tango Tab app.

CBSDFW.COM–10/04/2012

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September’s Activity Of The Month: Geocaching

Go on a treasure hunt the whole family can enjoy — geocaching! Geocaching takes your child’s love for technology into the great outdoors.

09/01/2012

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DFW Airport Wants Travelers To Test App

Do you have a smartphone? Do you travel a lot? If you answered ‘yes’ to both of those questions, then DFW International Airport wants your help.

08/03/2012

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New App Monitors Status Of State’s Electric Grid

ERCOT has released a free app that provides updates on the status of the state’s electric grid and tips on how to conserve power when conservation efforts are needed most.

06/13/2012

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LinkedIn App Quietly Transmitting Personal Data?

LinkedIn’s iOS app is collecting information from calendar entries, including passwords and meeting notes, and transmitting it back to the company’s servers without their knowledge, according two mobile security researchers.

06/06/2012

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Google Buys Plano App Maker Quickoffice

Google is escalating its rivalry with Microsoft with the purchase of Quickoffice, the maker of a mobile app for working on documents created in Microsoft Office programs.

06/06/2012

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Fitness Tracker Wristband A High-Tech Way To Stay Fit

If you’re trying to lose weight or simply improve your overall health, studies show tracking your activity may help you reach your goals. A recent report shows that people who use a pedometer nearly double the number of leisure steps they take on a daily basis.

05/22/2012

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