<![CDATA[NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth - Tech News]]> Copyright 2014 http://www.nbcdfw.com/news/tech http://media.nbcbayarea.com/designimages/NBC+5-KXAS+Logo+for+Google+News.png NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth http://www.nbcdfw.com en-us Sat, 25 Oct 2014 05:18:07 -0500 Sat, 25 Oct 2014 05:18:07 -0500 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Company Paid Workers $1.21 An Hour]]> Thu, 23 Oct 2014 13:47:49 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/1022-2014-EFI.jpg
A California based tech company has been slapped with a fine and ordered to pay thousands of dollars in back wages after a United States Department of Labor investigation revealed the company paid workers $1.21...

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<![CDATA[OLED-TV, the Next Big Thing]]> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 13:50:45 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/CR+OLED+TV+101914.jpg
The latest in television technology is called OLED. It stands for organic light-emitting diodes.

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<![CDATA[Apple Event: New iPads Announced]]> Thu, 16 Oct 2014 14:11:17 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/new-ipad-AP903945536056_0.jpg
Check out the newest products and programs tech giant Apple announced on Oct. 16, 2014.

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<![CDATA[Report Links GoPro to Brain Injury]]> Tue, 14 Oct 2014 19:12:17 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/AP886669197394.jpg
GoPro shares tumbled after reports linked the sports-camera maker to the ski accident of retired Formula 1 race car driver Michael Schumacher, sparking safety questions about the use of the

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<![CDATA[Teens Develop Brain-Teaser App]]> Fri, 10 Oct 2014 08:13:56 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/216*120/impossible+rush+app.jpg
Fifteen-year-old Chicago teen, Austin Valleskey, partnered up with an Australian teen of the same age to develop a popular brain-teaser app called “Impossible Rush.” With over 500,000 downloads at its peak, the...]]>
<![CDATA[Tesla to End Speculation Over "The D"]]> Thu, 09 Oct 2014 14:12:54 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/209*120/10-09-2014-tesla-model-s-470486031.jpg
Tesla CEO Elon Musk is expected to make an announcement Thursday night that should clear up a week of speculation that put "the D" in dramatic and a bump in the electric carmaker's stock price. The electric car...

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<![CDATA[College Bans App Over Bullying]]> Wed, 24 Sep 2014 10:54:05 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/214*120/Yik+Yak+Norwich+University.jpg
Concerns over cyberbullying led a Vermont university to block users of the school's servers from accessing a social media app. The app, Yik Yak, allows users to post anonymous blurbs, including rants, gossip, or...]]>
<![CDATA[WATCH: Man Buys iPhone 6, Drops It on Sidewalk]]> Mon, 22 Sep 2014 11:27:55 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Screen+Shot+2014-09-19+at+11.13.16+AM_edited-1.jpg
Jack Cooksey, 18, was the first person to leave the Perth, Australia Apple store with an iPhone 6. He then promptly dropped it.

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<![CDATA[iPhone Users Could Face Battery, Wi-Fi Issues From Latest Update]]> Fri, 19 Sep 2014 11:00:45 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/tsiphoneupdatepic.jpg
A tech expert advises consumers to wait before downloading the iOS 8 update.]]>
<![CDATA[Do You Need the iPhone 6?]]> Fri, 19 Sep 2014 10:47:14 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/AP501921875874.jpg
The question that's been buzzing: do you need the new iPhone 6? Tech reporter, Mike Wendland, shows what IOS 8 features are available for older iPhones.

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<![CDATA[Take the Phone Quiz: iPhone 6 or Android? ]]> Mon, 22 Sep 2014 09:46:44 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/pile+of+phones1.jpg
With the release of the iPhone 6 and a slew of other new phones now on the market, we've developed this guide to help you determine which phone is right for you. All you have to do is answer a few...

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<![CDATA[Apple Releases Tool to Remove U2 Album]]> Tue, 16 Sep 2014 11:14:07 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/455053622.jpg
Some iPhone users are not happy that U2's new album, "Songs of Innocence," was automatically added to their iTunes music library, free of charge. In response, Apple has released a special tool that lets people...

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<![CDATA[Twitter Investigating Threats with Possible Links to ISIS]]> Wed, 10 Sep 2014 08:17:09 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/TWITTER-ISIS-THREATS-SOT-TZ---18281826.jpg
Twitter says its security team, along with relevant law enforcement officials, is investigating the veracity of apparent death threats made against its employees by radical

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<![CDATA[The Apple Watch: What You Need to Know]]> Wed, 10 Sep 2014 06:51:26 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/edt-apple-watch-thumb-new.jpg
Rumors of the Apple Watch have been swirling since 2012, and while Apple is not the first to debut a smartwatch, it has arguably designed the most elegant wearable yet. Here are the top features to know...

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<![CDATA[Apple's New Watch, iPhones]]> Wed, 10 Sep 2014 13:22:58 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/edt-iwatch-1.jpg
Apple announced two new iPhone models, the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus, and its new Apple Watch at an event in Cupertino on Sept. 9.

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<![CDATA[Apple Unveils Sleek New Watch]]> Tue, 09 Sep 2014 19:26:34 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/edt-apple-lead-455042032.jpg
Apple unveiled a sleek new smartwatch dubbed the Apple Watch and two new, bigger iPhones on Tuesday, marking its much-heralded entry into wearable technology and signaling its intentions to keep innovating three...

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<![CDATA[How to Sell Your iPhone for the Most Money]]> Tue, 09 Sep 2014 13:06:03 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/tlmd_iphone_edited.jpg
Looking to sell your iPhone before the new model is released? The longer you wait can affect the value of your phone dramatically.

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<![CDATA[Live from Cupertino: Apple Will Live Stream Sept. 9 Event]]> Mon, 08 Sep 2014 09:54:32 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/179*120/tim+cook+2.jpg
All eyes will be on Cupertino Tuesday for Apple's next big announcement. Apple announced it will be live-streaming the "special event" on Apple.com starting 10 a.m.

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<![CDATA[Versatile Blu-Ray Players]]> Fri, 05 Sep 2014 14:13:23 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/cr_versatile_blu_ray_players_1200x675_325732419635.jpg
Consumer Reports just finished testing the latest Blu-ray players and says they are another great option for streaming video to your television.]]>
<![CDATA[Apple to Unveil New Products ]]> Fri, 29 Aug 2014 05:58:46 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/2014-08-28-apple-invitation-thumbnail.jpg
Apple has made it official: The next gadget event will be September 9th. The Cupertino company sent out official invitations to the press Thursday morning, with a date (September 9th), time, and place...

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<![CDATA[Wearable Tech]]> Tue, 02 Sep 2014 14:20:53 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/CR+Wearable+Tech+083114.jpg
Wearable tech is still very new, but Consumer Reports thinks it's going to take off.

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<![CDATA[HP Recalls Computer Power Cords for Burn Hazard]]> Wed, 27 Aug 2014 12:31:11 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/20140826+PowerCord.jpg
Hewlett-Packard is recalling almost 5.6 million power cords in the U.S. for notebook computers because they can overheat and catch fire. Two people have reported they suffered burns and 13 people...]]>
<![CDATA[Apple Rolls out iPhone Battery Replacement Program]]> Thu, 28 Aug 2014 14:40:37 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/180*120/tlmd_iphone_5_nuevo_12.jpg
If you have an iPhone 5 with a short battery life, you may be eligible for a new, free battery, thanks to Apple’s new iPhone battery replacement program.

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<![CDATA[Online Tool Provides Car Recall Information]]> Wed, 20 Aug 2014 17:13:47 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/WomanComputerPic_1200x675_300608067571.jpg
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration launched a new online tool — safercar.gov — in which car buyers and owners can use a vehicle identification number to identify open or unrepaired...

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<![CDATA[Ballmer Leaves Microsoft Board]]> Tue, 19 Aug 2014 21:58:14 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/216*120/Steve+Ballmer+Clips+1.JPG
Steve Ballmer on Tuesday left Microsoft's Board of Directors, citing new commitments as owner of the Los Angeles Clippers, a day after publicly stepping into his role with the]]>
<![CDATA[Finding Good Tech Support]]> Mon, 25 Aug 2014 09:16:25 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/CR+Computer+Keyboard+081914.jpg
Do you know where to turn when your computer crashes? Consumer Reports can tell you where to find the best tech support.

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<![CDATA[Community Health Systems Targeted by Hackers]]> Tue, 19 Aug 2014 17:35:55 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/87507117.jpg
Hackers have hit one of the biggest hospital groups in the United States and North Texans may be at risk.

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<![CDATA[ Amazon's 1st Smart Phone]]> Tue, 19 Aug 2014 10:22:21 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/amazon+smart+phone.jpg
Amazon has just released its first smart phone, the Fire. Consumer Reports has started checking out the phone in its labs.

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<![CDATA[Consumer Reports: Amazon's 1st Smart Phone]]> Tue, 19 Aug 2014 10:20:03 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/amazon+smart+phone.jpg
Amazon has just released its first smart phone, the Fire. Consumer Reports has started checking out the phone in its labs.

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