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Need Motivation? There’s An App For That

Ever suspect you do more housework than your spouse? Or that certain tasks at work raise your blood pressure? Maybe you wonder why you’re sneezing more, or if carbs really make you tired after lunch? Turns out, there’s an app or gadget to test all of that.

10/16/2013

A person using a mobile phone touch screen keypad to write a text message. (credit: Oslan Rahman/AFP/GettyImages)

Experts Seeing More Instances Of Sleep Texting

You’ve heard of sleep walking? Try sleep texting. No joke — experts say they’re seeing more and more people complaining about it.

CBS 11–09/18/2013

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City Of Dallas Debuts New 311 App

People who live or work in Dallas that have a complaint about potholes or high weeds have a new weapon in reporting those kinds of offenses. It’s a new Dallas 311 Application for smart phones.

09/10/2013

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New 6.3-Inch Samsung Phone Approaches Tablet Size

Smartphones are getting bigger as people use them more to watch movies and play games. A new one from Samsung is beyond big.

08/19/2013

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Smartphone App Lets Rangers Fans Upgrade Seats

Ever get to a ballgame and think, “I wish I had a better seat?”

08/14/2013

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Study: Americans Watching More Online & Mobile Media Than TV

There was a time you couldn’t imagine not having a landline telephone in your home. Now it seems those same American homes could soon be shedding their traditional television sets.

CBSDFW.COM–08/02/2013

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AT&T Introduces Option For Faster Phone Upgrades

AT&T is making it easier for customers to upgrade their cellphones more frequently, as long as they’re willing to pay more.

07/16/2013

A technician at work near a circuit board. (credit: REMY GABALDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Motorola Opening Fort Worth Plant For First US Assembled Smartphone

Cellphone pioneer Motorola is opening a Texas manufacturing facility that will create 2,000 new jobs and produce the first smartphone ever assembled in the U.S.

05/30/2013

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Nordstrom No Longer Tracking Customer Phones

Nordstrom is no longer collecting information from the smart phones of its customers.

05/09/2013

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Nordstrom Using Smart Phones To Track Customers Movements

The CBS 11 I-Team has learned the retailer is using software to track how much time you spend in specific departments within the store.

05/07/2013

Samsung's new Galaxy S4 is seen during its unveiling on March 14, 2013 at Radio City Music Hall in New York. (credit: Don Emmert/AFP/Getty Images)

Samsung Challenges iPhone With New Galaxy S4

Samsung Electronics is ratcheting up its rivalry with Apple with its new Galaxy S 4 smartphone, which has a larger, sharper screen than its predecessor, the best-selling S III.

03/15/2013

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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

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