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The North Korean Arirang smartphone.  (AP Photo/KCNA via KNS)

Smartphones seen tripling to 5.6 billion by 2019

  STOCKHOLM (AP) — The number of smartphones is forecast to triple to 5.6 billion globally by 2019, accounting for more than 60 percent of cellphones. Sweden’s Ericsson AB, the world’s largest maker of telecommunications […]

11/11/2013

Christian Wheel Let's Talk Tech 300

Solve your computer problems with ‘Let’s Talk Tech’

Christian Wheel is the host of “Let’s Talk Tech,” Saturdays at 5pm on KFWB. Topics this week include: Microsoft released Windows 8.1 on Thursday, we’ll talk about what’s new and whether or not you should […]

10/19/2013

(AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis, File)

BlackBerry ad campaign seeks to reassure customers

TORONTO (AP) — BlackBerry is publishing an open letter in major publications around the world in a bid to reassure customers that they can count on the distressed smartphone company. The letter was released Monday […]

10/14/2013

A handheld biosensor was developed by researchers at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)

FDA lays out rules for some smartphone health apps

WASHINGTON (AP) — Food and Drug Administration officials say they will begin regulating a new wave of applications and gadgets that work with smartphones to take medical readings and help users monitor their health. With […]

09/23/2013

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BlackBerry to lay off 4,500 employees

TORONTO (AP) — BlackBerry says it will lay off 4,500 employees, or 40 percent of its global workforce, as it reports a nearly $1 billion second-quarter loss in a surprise early release of earnings results. […]

09/20/2013

Christian Wheel Let's Talk Tech 300

Solve your computer problems with ‘Let’s Talk Tech’

Christian Wheel is the host of “Let’s Talk Tech,” Saturdays at 5pm on KFWB. Topics this week include: The IFA conference is kicking off in Berlin next week, which means we’re in store for new […]

08/31/2013

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Apple offers iPhone trade-in ahead of unveiling

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Excited about the new iPhone expected to be unveiled Sept. 10? Apple will now join others in allowing you to trade in your old model. The company said starting Friday that […]

08/30/2013

This photo provided by AT&T shows the Samsung Galaxy Mega. With a screen measuring 6.3 inches diagonally, the Galaxy Mega is almost as big as a 7-inch tablet computer. The difference: It makes phone calls. (AP Photo/AT&T)

New Samsung ‘Mega’ phone nearly tablet-sized

NEW YORK (AP) — Smartphones are getting bigger as people use them more to watch movies and play games. A new one from Samsung is beyond big. With a screen measuring 6.3 inches diagonally, the […]

08/19/2013

Christian Wheel Let's Talk Tech 300

‘Let’s Talk Tech’ – simple explanations about your technology

“Let’s Talk Tech” has the information you can use concerning the latest developments in the tech industry and taking listener technical-support calls. Join host Christian Wheel to get the latest in the world of technology, from […]

08/17/2013

Christian Wheel Let's Talk Tech 300

Solve your computer problems with ‘Let’s Talk Tech’

Deciding on a smartphone is a tough thing to do. A lot of the decision revolves around YOUR personality, but in order to make the right choice, you have to know what’s out there. So […]

08/10/2013

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