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Sleep Texting Is A Real Thing And You May Be Doing It Without Knowing it

If you check your phone in the morning to see a text you don't remember sending, you are not alone. New research suggests that sleep texting is on the rise, especially in young people. Researchers took a look at a group of university students and found nearly 26% of them reported texting in their...
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How To Keep Targeted Ads From Following You

It's a creepy world where products you review tend to stalk your online presence for weeks at a time! Not as creepy but annoying is targeted advertising, in which your online habits are feed to advertisers who ensure ads of whatever you were searching for, follow you from web site to web site. As...
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Find Out Where To Vote With Help From Daryl Hall & John Oates

Unless you've taken advantage of early voting, Tuesday, November 6th is Election Day. If you are unfamiliar of where to go to cast your vote, Daryl Hall and John Oates want to help. Well, John Oates anyways. The band partnered with Twilio to create Getting Out the Voates, a Hall & Oates hotline...
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An Airline Pilot Speaks Out About Your Phone's Airplane Mode

When you think about it, there are hundreds of special rules you most follow only when flying in an airplane. From placing liquids in quart-sized baggies to viewing a safety video that still shows people how a seat belt works! But one rule that many pilots consider outdated is the rule that forces...
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New Family Link Feature Allows Parents To Control Device Time Of Their Kids

It's a real struggle between kids who seem to always been their smartphone and the parents who are trying to limit that time. So if your child has an Android phone, listen up and learn about the new Google feature. Last year Google Family Link was launched as a way for parents keep track of what a...
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Smart Power Strip Lets You Control Each Outlet Individually

Our home is getting smarter and at the very least more convenient. While we now can control the thermostat, lights and even see who is knocking at the front door with our smartphones, now there's the Kasa Smart Wi-Fi power strip. Not only does it let you remotely control your lights, fixtures, and...
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Easy Ways To Get Your Younger Child To Remember Your Phone Number

There was a time in America where you had to remember the ten-digit number that would connect you via the telephone to your friends and family. Nowadays we just store them in our phones. But when it comes to younger kids who have yet to own a phone, knowing how to call for mom and dad in an...
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Safety Apps For Students Who Feel Unsafe While Walking Alone

With school back in session and the reality of the modern era is that our kids aren't as safe as we want them to be, especially when they are waking to and from class, the library or a friend’s house by themselves, it can add anxiety to know if your loved one is safe. Fortunately there are many...
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Students Perform Better in Classrooms Without Cell Phones

As we prepare for the start of a new school year, it wouldn't be surprising if more classrooms implement a ban on mobile devices. While schools that have tried to enforce a "no electronics" policy only to have it backfire with angry parents who want their kids to have access to a phone in case of...
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Help To Block Spam Calls On Android Phones

It seems like the battle to prevent robocalls is futile. Even after signing up on the national Do Not Call list, which you must re-sign every three years, unwanted calls from sales people and scammers continue. If you have an Android phone, you can set your phone up so that whenever Google detects...
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