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Apple iOS9

From Apple

IOS 9 makes the iPhone a smarter smartphone

The trope used to be that Android was for nerds and iPhones were for technophobes.

Philae on Comet 67P

ESA/Rosetta/Philae/CIVA

Primordial soup of compounds found on comet

Could life on Earth have been kick-started by a comet strike? A startling discovery by the Rosetta comet-chasing mission has added fresh evidence to suggest that it is possible.

Facebook Lite easy app

From Facebook

Facebook is now the world's most-used tech product

Think Facebook is passé? Think again.

At the end of June, nearly 1.5 billion people used Facebook at least once a month, the company reported on Wednesday. That's more than any…

Galaxy S6 Edge smartphone

Anthony Kwan/Getty Images

Samsung misjudged high demand for its smartphone

Oops! Samsung hasn't been making enough of their flagship Galaxy S6 Edge smartphones.

Samsung experienced "supply difficulties from higher-than-expected market demand for the…

Amazon Prime Air, drone

Courtesy Amazon

Amazon wants air space designated for drones

Amazon wants a piece of the sky.

wait times google maps

Google via CNN

Google Maps will help you avoid waiting in line

Don't you hate waiting in long lines? Google knows how you feel.

Cassidy Wolf

JP Yim/Getty Images

YouTube's 'RAT,' or webcam slaving problem

It's never been easier to learn how to hack, according to a new report.

Digital Citizens Alliance, a nonprofit advocacy group, has uncovered thousands of YouTube videos teaching…

Jack Dorsey's beard

Michael Kovac/Getty Images

Twitter's Jack Dorsey: We know we must be easier to use

Twitter's main problem has been, in a nutshell: People who know how to use it, love it. Everyone else kind of scratches their heads.

Stoned App

Courtesy Bells Farm

How stoned are you? This app has the answer

You smoked and you're stoned. But how high are you? Now there's an app for that.

INSIDE YOUR TOWN

Violent home invasion in Chester County

Home invasion
WEST VINCENT TWP., Pa.

The search is on for the guy behind a violent home invasion robbery in Chester county.

LVPC executive director finds governor’s advisory board “impressive”

LVPC meeting
ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Calling it a “real honor” to serve on Governor Wolf’s newly formed advisory board on economic development, Lehigh Valley Planning Commission (LVPC) Executive Director Becky Bradley described her first meeting with the governor and fellow advisory board members earlier Thursday in Harrisburg as an “interesting and refreshing collaborative effort with an impressive broad-based group of professionals”.

Montco Health Department to distribute free potassium iodide tablets

NORRISTOWN, Pa.

The Montgomery County Health Department will provide free potassium iodide (KI) tablets to Montgomery residents who live, work or attend schools within a 10-mile radius of the Limerick Generating Station, on Thursday, August 6 from 9:00am to 3:00pm, at the Pottstown Health Center, 364 King Street, Pottstown, PA. 

A&H Sportswear closing Nazareth plant Sept. 1

NAZARETH, Pa

A&H Sportswear Company permanently is closing its Nazareth plant on Sept. 1.

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On this Day

  • Apollo 15 Lunar Rover on moon, astronaut Jim Irwin

    NASA

    On this day: July 31

    Mt. Fuji erupts, the Apollo 15 astronauts go for a ride, major-league baseball players end their strike, and Michael Phelps swims into Olympic history, all on this day.

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