<![CDATA[NBC 10 Philadelphia - Tech News]]> Copyright 2015 http://www.nbcphiladelphia.com/news/tech http://media.nbcbayarea.com/designimages/NBC10_40x125.png NBC 10 Philadelphia http://www.nbcphiladelphia.com en-us Mon, 27 Apr 2015 05:12:47 -0400 Mon, 27 Apr 2015 05:12:47 -0400 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Apple Watch Hits the Streets]]> Fri, 24 Apr 2015 10:47:25 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/NC_applewatch0423001.jpg
The first customers to sign up for the new Apple Watch will begin receiving their devices today.]]>
<![CDATA[Google Launches Wireless Phone Service]]> Wed, 22 Apr 2015 16:15:36 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/AP125290752356.jpg
Google is offering a wireless phone service designed to pressure major carriers such as AT&T and Verizon Wireless into lowering their prices.]]>
<![CDATA[New App Helps Drivers Find Parking in Philly]]> Wed, 22 Apr 2015 08:52:47 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/202*120/AP380968501889.jpg
A new app called Spot Park is coming to Philadelphia. It's purpose is to help drivers find a place to park by renting someone's personal parking space as an alternative to feeding the meter or paying to park in...

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<![CDATA[Discover App Allows You to Freeze Lost Credit Cards]]> Mon, 20 Apr 2015 12:04:05 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000010080532_1200x675_430816835834.jpg
"Freeze It," a new app from Discover, allows you to freeze a lost or stolen card. You can unfreeze it when the card is recovered.]]>
<![CDATA[Women in Tech Conference]]> Sat, 18 Apr 2015 20:26:10 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Women-in-Tech-Event-Renee.jpg
NBC10s Renee Chenault Fattah particpated in Saturday's Women in Tech Conference in Center City.]]>
<![CDATA[Are Students Addicted to Texting?]]> Thu, 16 Apr 2015 23:27:19 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/apptext.jpg
Researchers at Penn State University looked at college students' texting habits and found while most participants said they considered texting while taking a shower to be socially inappropriate, 34 percent...

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<![CDATA[DA Warns Teens About Sexting Dangers]]> Thu, 16 Apr 2015 20:44:29 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Seth-Williams-on-Garner-Fer.jpg
District Attorney Seth Wiliams spoke about the dangers of sexting at a Philadelphia school.

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<![CDATA[Man Tears Tendon Playing "Candy Crush": Medical Journal ]]> Fri, 17 Apr 2015 09:24:35 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/candy-crush.jpg
Spending too much time playing “Candy Crush Saga” really can have consequences. According to a new case report, a San Diego man was recently treated for a thumb injury after spending many weeks playing...

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<![CDATA[Prank Targets Lawmaker Trying to Take Down Swatting]]> Wed, 15 Apr 2015 01:51:11 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Paul+Moriarty+911+Swatting.jpg
A South Jersey lawmaker said he recently became the victim of a modern-age crime he's trying to fight with tougher penalties.

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<![CDATA[What Tech Experts Are Saying About the Apple Watch ]]> Fri, 10 Apr 2015 10:41:06 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/465696900.jpg
Pre-orders for the highly anticipated Apple Watch start online today, two weeks before the high-tech time piece hits the stores.

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<![CDATA[Camden Police Using New High-Tech Crime Fighting Tool]]> Fri, 10 Apr 2015 00:32:37 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/214*120/Camden+crimefighting+tool.PNG
Camden's police chief is touting a new high-tech crime fighting tool. He thinks it will help other officers all over the region take guns and criminals off the street. NBC10's Drew Smith explains how it...]]>
<![CDATA[Apple's Racially Diverse Emojis]]> Thu, 09 Apr 2015 06:05:23 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Apple-Emojis.jpg
Apple has released its latest iOS update with plenty of new features, including the highly-anticipated racially diverse characters.
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<![CDATA[Top Cars at 2015 New York Auto Show]]> Fri, 03 Apr 2015 15:52:08 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/car+show+new.jpg
A collection of photos taken at the 2015 New York Auto Show.

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<![CDATA[Smartphone Livestreaming App]]> Fri, 03 Apr 2015 09:41:12 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/0402-2015-Periscope.jpg
Add Periscope as the latest company allowing people to broadcast live from their smartphones.

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<![CDATA[Cops: Teen "Catfishes" 20 People]]> Fri, 03 Apr 2015 10:38:35 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/4601103451.jpg
A Connecticut high school student is facing charges after "catfishing” nearly two dozen people online, many of them teenagers, posing as a young girl in order to convince them to send naked pictures and...

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<![CDATA[2015 April Fools' Day Pranks: Selfie Car, Twelfie Stick and More]]> Thu, 02 Apr 2015 04:29:49 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/selfie+car.JPG
Celebrities and companies did not disappoint this April Fools’ Day. Some unique pranks surfaced this year that consumers may not have noticed. Here's a look at some of the most creative.
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<![CDATA[Google Maps Introduces Pac-Man Feature ]]> Wed, 01 Apr 2015 04:51:01 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/photoGoogle+Maps+PAC+MAN.jpg
Let the office productivity fall even more. If March Madness wasn’t enough of a distraction, people can now play Pac-Man from the convenience of their desks.]]>
<![CDATA[Tesla Branching Out Beyond Cars, Says CEO]]> Mon, 30 Mar 2015 21:03:58 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/elonmuskmarch.jpg
Social media is speculating on what Tesla Motors' next invention might be; CEO Elon Musk says it's not a car.

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<![CDATA[Jay Z's Tidal Set to Relaunch]]> Mon, 30 Mar 2015 16:00:04 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/jay-z-454627193.jpg
Music streaming service Tidal is set to officially relaunch Monday under new ownership by rapper Jay Z.

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<![CDATA[Apple's Tim Cook: "Religious Objection" Laws Are "Very Dangerous"]]> Mon, 30 Mar 2015 13:22:16 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/tim-cook-apple-fortuna.jpg
Apple CEO Tim Cook slammed Indiana's new "religious objection" legislation over the weekend, penning a Washington Post piece warning that “there’s something very dangerous happening in America.” The piece, which...

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<![CDATA[PlayStation's Spotify-Powered Music Service Starts Today]]> Mon, 30 Mar 2015 06:54:19 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/214*120/72271665.jpg
Spotify's music service is coming to PlayStation game consoles and replacing Sony's own Music Unlimited.

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<![CDATA[Preventing Potholes: Fiber-Infused Asphalt Being Tested in Bucks County]]> Sat, 28 Mar 2015 00:11:09 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/fiber-infused+asphalt.PNG
Jesse Gary explains the pothole prevention plan to fix the roads.]]>
<![CDATA[Apple Store Employees Learn How to Be Fashion Stylists]]> Wed, 25 Mar 2015 16:19:26 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/apple-watch-new-event.jpg
Apple Store employees are learning how to recommend Apple Watches based on fashion and lifestyle cues.]]>
<![CDATA[Ban on Flying Drones Over State Parks]]> Thu, 26 Mar 2015 09:02:31 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/drone+generic.jpg
Officials warned drone enthusiasts that they aren't allowed to get a spur-of-the-moment bird’s eye view of state parks in one state.

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<![CDATA[Driverless Car Starts Journey from San Francisco to New York]]> Mon, 23 Mar 2015 00:44:09 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/180*120/autonomous-driving-vehicle-turning-into-traffic-for-delphi-drive-cross-country-road-trip.jpg
A driverless car took off from the foot of the Golden Gate Bridge for its cross-country trip to New York.

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