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Memorial Day Shopping Sale Dos and Don'ts

Memorial Day weekend is here and if the weather predictions hold true, it will be a wet one. Perfect for shopping as stores historically seek your bring you in to score a few deals. Consumer analyst say this weekend is the perfect time to book your flight and hotels for early to mid-summer...
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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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Prevent Aggravation And Wrap The Bottom Of Your Apple TV Remote With Tape

Apple hasn't had a stellar record with remote controls. On its first and second generation Apple TV, the small silver remote routinely get lost and while the latest model remote isn't much bigger, it is causing headaches for many trying to use it. If you find yourself constantly grabbing it by the...
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Fitness Trackers May Be The Reason You Can't Sleep

Many depend on their fitness tracker to keep them motivated for better health but there is growing concern these pieces of technology are responsible for restless nights. Dubbed 'orthosomnia', the anxiety of knowing how much sleep you are getting is real and being hyper-alert is horrible for your...
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Keep Apple Slices From Browning With A Rubber Band

Apples and pears are healthy snacks kids love, that is until the fresh slices turn brown. One mother has come up with a simple hack that keeps freshly cut slices of fruit from turning brown and without using lemon juice. Eleanor Hill says all you need is a pairing knife and a rubber band. First,...
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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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This Map App Delivers The Need For Speed

When it comes to traveling, we generally want to get to our destination as soon as possible. If that's the case you may want to skip the already installed driving maps on your phone and aim for the Waze app. An engineer with some time on their hands decided to do a travel time comparison between...
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What To Do About Meltdown and Spectre

By now you've learned that virtually every single computer you own has two major design flaws that send shivers down your spine. The two bugs were discovered by researchers from Google's Project Zero team whose job is to test security and flaws. The two issues have names. Meltdown, which breaks...
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How To Tell If Your iPhone Has Been Slowed Down Due To Its Battery

If you think your older iPhone isn't as spy as it once was, you're right! Apple unveiled that it intentionally slows down the processing speed of your phone based on the condition and age of its battery. Apple says it is needed to smooth out the power draw on the batteries to prevent them from...
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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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