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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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Technology Is Causing Parent To Ignore Kids And Leads To More Tantrums

As parents know, you want to be the best mom or dad to your child. So child experts warn you not to fall into the technoference trap. That's the term created for those who are distracted by your smartphone when you’re with your children. Parents and caregivers who spend a lot of time on their...
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You Should Be Cleaning Your Phone At Least Once A Day

Nothing does with us quite as much as our mobile phones. From the night stand to the car and even to the bathroom, it is no surprise that many refer to our phones as a mobile petri dish. Illness-causing germs—including the types that cause food poisoning, common colds and other infections—can only...
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Take A Photo Of Your Stove Before Vacation

Vacation season is here and for all the planning, saving, packing and booking you done, you should take a picture of your stove before you depart. Add to that, snap a picture of your thermostat and even your iron. A recent survey of 200,000 people found that 33% said they worry at least once a week...
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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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New App Alerts You Of Loud Bars And Restaurants

There is nothing like having a wonderful meal with some great friends and family. However it can quickly turn sour if the noise level in the restaurants raises to the point you can no longer hear each other in conversation and for those with hearing difficulties, it can be intolerable. In fact...
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A 15 Minute Phone Call Could Save You $2,500

Is 15 minutes of your time worth saving up to $35? It pays to call your credit card company if they’re trying to hit you with a fee. A recent survey found that most creditors will back down if you simply call them out. A CreditCards.com survey found that 84% of major credit card holders who asked...
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App Works To Free You From Mobile Phone Addiction

Sometimes you need to show some tough love with a phone addiction. Enter the Lock Me Out app which will lock your phone and prevent you from scrolling through Instagram, playing games and more. The free app for Android lets you set the lock out features, which ranges from 15 minutes to three hours...
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Signs Your Device Has Been Hacked

How do you know if your accounts and devices have been hacked? It's not like they leave you a note saying your identity has been stolen. But there are some tell-tale signs you can easily identify so that you can stop the hack before it ruins your digital life! One of the biggest red flags likely to...
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Selfies Make Your Nose Bigger

Taking the perfect selfie is an art. The right place, the proper arm length and that face. But your selfie is adding a bit to your nose. A recent study found that our selfies add up to a 30% larger nose. It found that most smartphone cameras, particularly the ones on the front of the phone, distort...
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