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App Reminds You When To Water Plants

To those with a green thumb may not need this help but for the rest of us who a serial plant killers, either by forgetting to water them or over-watering plants, the Waterbug app is a game-changer. With the app, simply snap a picture of your houseplants and then set a watering schedule for them. To...
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Beware Of The Black Dot Of Death That May Pop Up In Your Message App

We all know the peril of your computer's blue screen of death that usually indicates your CPU has gone to that big hard drive in the sky. The smart phone equivalent is being dubbed the black dot of death and it arrives through a text message. A bug discovered in Apple's Messages app can paralyze...
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App Automatically Finds Cash Back Rewards On Stuff You Already Buy

There's always room to save money and although there are a lot of apps out there that hunt down coupons or discount codes, it's usually when you are standing in the checkout line you remember to search for them and it's a race to find them before the total button s pushed. So a new app for Android...
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Resolve To Use Your Smart Phone Less In 2018

The struggle is real! The average person checks their phone at least 85 times a day! So if your New Year resolution is to break the electronic device habit, then we can help with some suggestions. Set your phone to grayscale. Instructions are simple enough and usually are in the settings and...
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Tools To Help You Permanently Delete Old Social Media Updates

While Facebook, Instagram and Twitter are fun ways to keep in touch with friends and family, watch cat videos and even catch up on news, more employers are doing background checks on current and future employees. So an embarrassing tweet from 2010, Facebook rant from 2014 or the drunk Instagram...
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App Covers Bank Overdraft Fees With Free Loan

As good of recordkeeping as you do, sometimes you find out that your checking account is overdrawn. While you cringe, the bank dances in delight as overdraft fees are a big revenue generator. However you've got a friend in Dave. While Dave sounds like your former roommate, it's actually an app for...
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Use Amazon Echo And Google Play To Find Your Lost Phone

There is nothing more frustrating then losing your mobile phone. Back in the days of widely used landlines, a simple call to it would alert you to its whereabouts. Although most homes do not have a landline phone, many do have an Amazon Echo or Google Home and now there's a way for those items to...
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The Easiest Shopping Rewards App

We always look for ways to save money and time but the two sometimes conflict with each other. For instance rewards program, where you provide your phone number or scan a card. Then there are apps that require you to take pictures, check in, write reviews and answer survey questions for discounts,...
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App Forces Kids To Respond To Texts

Parents battle a common foe, the child who never acknowledges or replies to your texts. Well now there’s an app that forces your child to respond to you, if they wish to continue to use their phone. The app is called ReplyASAP and it allows you to send text messages that your kids will have no...
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The Sweet Android Oreo Software Update

Android phones are in for a sweet update with the new Oreo software update released this week. In keeping with the tradition of sweet names, Android 8.0, better known as Android Oreo, has some pretty sweet new features, such as picture-in-picture which lets you see two apps at once. So you can...
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