Technology

A student studying online
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Mike DeNardo
August 06, 2020 - 4:02 pm
Less than a month before an all-virtual start to the school year, the city has announced a plan giving free internet access to low-income families. Read more here.
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Student taking a class online
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Jim Melwert
August 03, 2020 - 5:01 pm
As school districts wrestle with the decision of how to reopen schools in the fall, some are already opting for an all-virtual start. This has working parents exploring options, and some of them carry a hefty price tag. Read more here.
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Philadelphia in Landlord GO video game
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Justin Udo
August 03, 2020 - 3:54 pm
Thanks to a new mobile game, you can purchase LOVE park, the Philadelphia Museum of Art and other iconic places as you explore the city while social distancing. Read more here.
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Eldis Sula
August 02, 2020 - 12:26 pm
Netflix users seeking playback speed options are in for a treat. The streaming platform is rolling out a new feature that allows viewers to speed up or slow down the playback speed of whatever they’re watching.
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Apps on a phone
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Mike DeNardo
August 01, 2020 - 4:00 am
With the crush of ever-changing coronavirus information for Philadelphia school parents to digest, would a smartphone app help them to keep up? The district has thought about developing one. Read more here.
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Person using social media
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KYW Staff
July 31, 2020 - 2:30 pm
One of the most concerning aspects of COVID-19 has been the fact that it has left many with a great deal of time on their hands, time that far too many spend with social media. Read more here.
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Philadelphia school board meeting
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Mike DeNardo
July 30, 2020 - 8:10 pm
The Philadelphia school board has signed off on the revised plan to start the academic year completely online because of concerns over the coronavirus. Read more here.
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Someone using a dating app
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Shara Dae Howard
July 30, 2020 - 7:48 pm
Dating during a pandemic can seem limiting, but researchers say online dating may have it’s long-term benefits. Read more here.
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Superintendent William Hite
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Mike DeNardo
July 29, 2020 - 4:40 pm
One day after pivoting to an all-digital start to the school year, Superintendent William Hite is pledging that all students will have internet access. Read more here.
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Surgery instruments
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KYW In Depth
July 28, 2020 - 9:03 pm
Since elective surgeries were given the green light to resume in New Jersey, Dr. Steven Davis has seen some interesting trends in the procedures his patients have been asking him about. Read more here.
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