(Photo by Atsushi Tomura/Getty Images)

Study: Smart Phones Accurately Detect Depression

To determine symptoms of depression, doctors may only need to look no further than a patient’s smart phone.


(Photo by Atsushi Tomura/Getty Images)

Smart Phone App To Be Tested As Universal Fare Card For CTA, Metra And Pace

If it works as anticipated, the app will mark the realization of a 40-year search for a fare card good anywhere on Chicago area mass transit.


Smart phone (CBS)

Some Marketers Offer Cash For Your Smart-Phone Pictures

CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker explains how regular folks are converting their selfies into cash.


Megan Boken, 23, of Wheaton was shot and killed in an apparent botched robbery in St. Louis, where she was planning to play in an alumni game for former St. Louis University volleyball players. (Photo courtesy St. Louis University)

Family Backs ‘Kill Switch’ Requirement For Smart Phones, To Deter Thefts

Megan Boken left home to visit St. Louis in 2012. She was shot and killed in broad daylight for her cell phone. CBS 2’s Courtney Gousman reports.


Smart phone user (CBS)

Expert: Be Careful When Choosing Health-Related Apps For Your Smart Phone

Experts say most people have no idea what they are getting themselves into when it comes to keeping their information private. CBS 2’s Rob Johnson reports.


(Photo credit: Thinkstock)

Police Chief: Don’t Let Smart Phone Track Trick-Or-Treaters; Do It Yourself

A suburban police chief said Tuesday that smart phone apps allowing parents to track their kids as they go trick-or-treating is all well and good, but the best way to keep kids safe is a lot simpler: go with them.


Smart Phones

Smart Phone Users Over Pay For Data Plans: CUB

Smart phone users may want to take a closer look at their data plans.


The iWatch app allows smart phone users to send tips about crime to authorities, including photos. (Credit: CBS)

Cook County Getting High-Tech Crime Tip App

A new crime-fighting tool in Cook County might soon be in the palm of your hand.

CBS 2–01/09/2013

Delshun and Dion Rutledge. (Credit: Chicago Police Department)

Victim Tracks Smart Phone; Officers Arrest Robber Armed With Gun

Chicago Police have arrested and charged an armed robbery suspect and an accomplice who held an 18-year-old man at gunpoint while taking his smart phone, cash, and wallet on Friday.


A man is seen typing on his laptop

Experts: Cyber Attackers Could Strike During NATO Summit

Warnings are being issued about using wireless services within the NATO security zone between downtown and McCormick Place.

CBS Chicago–05/17/2012

Smart phone (CBS)

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.


Northwestern University

Teens Snatch Northwestern Student’s Smart Phone On Porch

Northwestern University issued an alert over the weekend, after a student was robbed of his smart phone.

CBS Chicago–11/07/2011

Shelves Filled With The Apple iPad (Ian Gavan/Getty Images)

Motorola Takes A Bite Out Of Apple Patents

Motorola’s mobile division is suing Apple for alleged patent infringements in the iPhone, iPad, iTouch and in some computers.