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Tired Teens

Expert Reveals Biggest Concern About Youngsters And Social Media

CBS 2’s Erin Kennedy speaks with an expert who says parents may be missing the biggest concern facing teens and preteens today.

09/22/2014

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Safe Trek App Gives Users Peace Of Mind When They Feel Unsafe

Most people know the feeling, walking in an area and getting the sense that something isn’t quite right.

07/29/2014

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This App Will Plan Your Entire Trip

Instead of spending hours tabbing through travel sites, hit Rome2Rio: an oracle-like web/app that maps out the exact planes, trains, and automobiles (with fares) to take between any two places on the planet.

04/16/2014

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3 Travel Apps You Need To Download Right Now

Because a smartphone should help you do more than kill time at the airport, here are three handy travel apps to ensure your next trip goes off without a hitch.

03/12/2014

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

Verizon iPhone

Concerns Mount About Smartphone Apps That Draw Others’ Personal Information

When you go on a social networking site to tell your friends where you’re eating or playing, don’t think perfect strangers aren’t seeing that as well.

CBS Chicago–07/18/2012

Experts say blue lights emanating from computer devices could be over-stimulating your brain and causing sleep disruptions.

Computer Devices Could Be Stealing Your Sleep

Experts say blue lights emanating from computer devices could be over-stimulating your brain and causing sleep disruptions. CBS 2’s Kris Gutierrez reports.

06/28/2012

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Apps Lead Police To Stolen Smart Phones

Want to find your stolen iPhone? There’s an app for that, and Chicago Police are using it.

CBS Chicago–05/01/2012

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Experts Review The Best Free Apps For Smart Phones

CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker’s got the scoop on the top free apps to help you with food, fitness, finance and fun.

02/06/2012

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Are Tablet Computers, Phones OK For Young Kids?

How young is too young to use a smartphone, video iPod or an iPad?

01/11/2012

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Need Money? Try These Offbeat Ways To Make Cash

Do you drive a car, send texts or listen to music? CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker has the inside scoop on how to make some extra cash without much effort.

10/06/2011

CNET’s Top 100 Android Apps

We all know there’s an app for just about everything. But how do you know which apps are the best?

07/13/2011

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Best iPhone & iPad Apps For Chicago Living

Access to the digital world has opened up Chicago, spreading news and information about nearly every aspect of city life via mobile devices, such as the iPhone and iPad.

CBS 2–10/04/2010

Iphone Kids App

Tech Minute: How Tech Toys Can Teach Kids

SAN FRANCISCO (CNET) – Young kids parked in front of so called learning DVDs like Baby Einstein and Brainy Baby actually have more limited vocabulary than kids who don’t watch. The researchers who documented that surmised that educational content alone, isn’t enough.

10/03/2010