MOBILE, Ala. - Can you imagine charging your cell phone in 30 seconds? Now it's possible, thanks to a California teenager.
The 18-year-old high school student won Intel's science fair, for her cell phone breakthrough. She invented a "super-charging" device that can put a large amount of energy into a small space. The gadget fits right into a cell phone, charging it quickly and holding its charge for long periods of time.
The student won a $50,000 prize for her invention, which she says is going toward a Harvard Education.
More teenagers say Twitter is their preferred social media site. Because Facebook has too many adults and too much drama. That's according to a new PEW Research Center poll. Also, to them, Facebook just isn't cool anymore.
Instagram, Snapchat, Tumblr and Vine are some other sites snatching teens away from Facebook.
Parents of toddlers, you no longer have to feel guilty about throwing away all those doodlings and pictures that your kids make for you! An IOS and Android app archives the brilliant artwork, and even lets you print a book of it.
It's called Artkive . The app lets you take pictures of the art, and also tag them with comments, a date, and a name. People are using the app to scrapbook, including things like report cards, and pregnancy updates.
The printed books make great gifts. They start at $25 for 20 pages. Eventually, the company plans to expand to other gifts like calendars and mugs.
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The trial for Giuseppe Pino LoPorto continues today in Baldwin County. LoPorto, now 80-years-old, faces several sex abuse charges against a child dating back to the early 90s.
FOX10 News has learned William "Eddie" Patrick, captain of Mobile's First police precinct, has been demoted following an internal investigation.
The Mobile Jaycees announce the members of the 2014-15 Azalea Trail Court.
Pastor of Lifeway Community Church Mike McPherson says thieves stole presents that would have been given to needy children.
A man who bought a bicycle three weeks ago finds out it was originally stolen, according to the original owner who reported it missing in October.
If you were in the Foley area Thursday, you may have seen a helicopter, police and K-9 units. That’s because a store in Foley was robbed this morning at gunpoint. Eventually, the search was called off. The suspect is still on the loose.