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The Very Best of Everything in 2012

As the end of year nears it is time to take a moment to look back to see what made the top of the best of lists for 2012. Other than the presidential election there have been many other battles this year to score a number one spot in the United States. Companies, writers, public relation experts and cities have all been vying for the golden top spot.

12/01/2012

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Best Ways To Save During The Holiday Sales Rush

The race is on to be first in line for this year’s best deals on holiday gifts: Black Friday is almost here. Every year, the stores open earlier in the wee hours of the morning, some even open at midnight after Thanksgiving Day, while other stores start the Black Friday sales on Turkey Day itself. If you’re going to get up that early (on a day off, no less), it is important to be prepared.

11/24/2012

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Google Unveils New Phone & Larger Nexus Tablet

Google is adding a few more gadgets to holiday shopping lists, including the latest in Google’s line of Nexus smartphones.

10/29/2012

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Smartphones To Soon Double As DART Tickets

DART passengers will soon be able to use their smartphones to board buses and trains.

10/08/2012

Apple's Phil Schiller announces the new iPhone 5 during a special event at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts on September 12, 2012 in San Francisco, California. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Apple Starts Taking Orders For New iPhone

Delivery times climbed quickly as Apple started taking orders for their new iPhone 5 on Friday. Initial shipments sold out within one hour, suggesting stronger demand than expected.

09/14/2012

Apple's Phil Schiller announces the new iPhone 5 during a special event at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts on September 12, 2012 in San Francisco, California. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Apple Announces New iPhone 5

Apple is holding an event in San Francisco during which it is announcing a new iPhone, capable of faster data speeds and sporting a taller screen.

09/12/2012

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AT&T Boosts Q2 Profit On Falling Phone Sales

AT&T is seeing declining smartphone sales in its latest quarter, leading to the best profitability ever in its wireless arm as it saves on smartphone subsidies.

07/24/2012

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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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Verizon Phasing Out Existing Phone Plans

Verizon, the nation’s largest cellphone company, is phasing out nearly all of its existing phone plans and replacing them with pricing to encourage customers to connect non-phone devices.

06/13/2012

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Lawsuit Filed Against Apple’s Siri Technology

The digital assistant known as Siri that’s built into the iPhone 4S has plenty of celebrity friends showing her off. But not everyone likes Siri. In fact, some have accused Siri as being “not as advertised” and filed a lawsuit against her.

06/12/2012

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Smartphone Apps Helping Ease Pain Of Regret

Ever send a text message you wish you shouldn’t have or place a phone call when you’ve had a few too many?

05/29/2012

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Groupon Testing Smartphone Payment Processing

There could soon be another way to take advantage of those Groupon deals. Groupon is testing a payment service that will allow merchants to accept credit card payments from an iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch.

KRLD–05/28/2012

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