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911 dispatchers struggle to find cellphone callers

(FOX NEWS) –  There’s apparently a deadly flaw in 911’s response system if you’re calling from a cellphone. A new report shows there is no guarantee that dispatchers will know your exact location. That’s because most 911 centers determine a mobile caller’s location based on technology that was adopted two decades ago — before cellphones were equipped with GPS. So, instead…

Apple AirPods finally go on sale

(WFXB) – Apple’s much-hyped AirPods are finally available, but if you’re looking to get them by Christmas…yeah…probably not happening. The tech company opened up online orders today, about two months later than the original release date. The estimated shipping time for the wireless headphones is about four weeks. Apple says they’ll be available in stores by sometime next week. Tech…

Sleep deprived?

Your smartphone may lead to poor sleep, study says

CNN – Using your smartphone especially near bedtime could affect how much and how long you sleep. University of California at San Francisco researchers studied data on more than 650 adults enrolled in an internet-based health study. Participants’ smartphones were provided with an app that recorded the number of minutes that the phone screen was on every hour. Everyone was monitored…

Selfie-mania

Taking more smiling selfies can increase happiness, new study says

Whether you’re an A-list celebrity or just feel like one, selfie-mania is everywhere, but according to a recent study, this could be a good thing. A new selfie study from the University of California-Irvine says that taking more smiling selfies increases your chances of happiness. Forty-one students spent four weeks taking selfies and then reporting their moods. Over time, they…

Seven Unveiled

Apple announces the release of the iPhone 7 with new features and one missing component.

wfxb, fox, news, now apple, iphone   Apple CEO Tim Cook took the stage yesterday to reveal the company’s latest release- the iPhone 7. The new device comes in newer colors, is water resistant, and has a more powerful camera. However, the phone is missing a longtime technological staple- a 3.5mm headphone jack. Instead, the new device will come with…

FBI Denied Access to Apple

A federal judge has denied the FBI in its case against Apple to unlock an iPhone used by one of the San Bernadino shooters.

  The head of the FBI and Apple’s top lawyer are facing off on Capitol Hill as the battle continues over privacy vs public safety. Following a federal ruling against the government in New York yesterday, there will be a hearing held by the House Judiciary Committee. A number of heavy hitters- including FBI Director James Comey and Apple General…