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Are You Better off Keeping Verizon Contract Plan?

PERSONAL TECH | By Anick Jesdanun | Aug 11
Verizon is doing the unthinkable: Starting Thursday, the nation's largest wireless company will eliminate two-year service contracts, along with the practice of offering discounted phones at prices of $100 or $200.

Nine Must-Have Apps for Your Smartphone

PERSONAL TECH | By Mike Halterman | Dec 20
Who isn't glued to their smartphone nowadays? I have some apps that you should try, and I bet that once you do, you'll wonder how you survived without them!

Phones Offer Standout Features, But What Do You Really Need?

PERSONAL TECH | By Anick Jesdanun | Dec 13
The novel features in these phones aren't going to be necessities for everyone (especially at these prices). But if you're in need of that particular feature, you're going to love it.

Google Hangouts App Lets Friends Track Your Location

Convenient, or just plain creepy? The updated app will even prompt you to share your location on a map. CNET tech reporter Bridget Carey joins CBSN to discuss.

AT&T Drops Smartphone Tracking Codes

NATIONAL | By Jack Gillum | Nov 16
AT&T Mobility, the nation's second-largest cellular provider, says it's no longer attaching hidden Internet tracking codes to data transmitted from its users' smartphones.

Bigger is Better for Personal Tech

PERSONAL TECH | By Rhuaridh Marr | Aug 2
It's official, people: Bigger is better. It's something we can no longer ignore - our smartphones are swelling to ever-greater sizes following years of shrinkage, and we're lapping up these behemoths in droves.

The 'Buzz' Says The kGoal App Makes Kegel Exercises Fun and Rewarding

PERSONAL TECH | By Winnie McCroy | Jul 28
Concerned about your pelvic floor muscles? The creators of kGoal, a revolutionary new Kegel training system, are on the final week of their Kickstarter campaign to raise funds for its creation.

Amazon Launches Firephone

CORPORATE | By Rhuaridh Marr | Jun 22
Following in the footsteps of its Kindle Fire tablets and Fire TV streaming device, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos took to the stage in Seattle to announce the Fire Phone, Amazon’s first smartphone.

Review: Slick iOS 7 shines on Apple’s new iPhones

PERSONAL TECH | By Michael Liedtke | Sep 11
Although the iPhone 5C is less expensive than its predecessor, the iPhone 5, iOS 7 almost made it look fancier than previous generations.

Second iPhone App Decried as ’Anti-Gay’

NATIONAL | By Kilian Melloy | Feb 17
An iPhone app called Confession: A Roman Catholic App has drawn the ire of GLBT advocates, who say that it is "promoting anti-gay spiritual abuse" by directing users to ask themselves, "Have I been guilty of any homosexual activity?"

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