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Mole-Checking Apps Do Have Limitations

One in 5 Americans will develop skin cancer by the age of 70 . That's a lot of people! The good news is with early detection, many skin cancers can be removed before they cause major problems. That's lead to a slew of phone apps to check moles for any signs of cancer. The apps claim to analyze your...
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Older Americans Are Spending Too Much Time In Front Of Computer Screens

Younger generations get a lot of heat about spending too much time staring at computer screens from older generations. But a new study finds that Americans 60 and older are spending more time in front of their screens than a decade ago. Screen time is up 27%. It makes sense though with the...
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Nope! Mosquito Repelling Apps Do Not Work

The sales pitch sounds good. Ultrasonic technology omitted from your phone's speak creates a barrier to prevent mosquitoes from bothering you. Both the iTunes and Google Play app stores have dozens of listings for mosquito repellent apps, boasted by glowing reviews and logo soup from appearances on...
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Mistakes To Avoid When Cleaning Your Phone

It's no surprise that your phone is probably the grossest item in your possession! Not to mention your laptop keyboard, your TV remote control and anything you touch on a regular basis. The problem is that some cleaning methods can permanently damage your device (maybe even render it unusable), so...
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The Most Wanted Father's Day Gift Is A Phone Call

Father's Day is this Sunday (June 16th) and for the most part, Dad really just wants to hear from you! A new survey found the most widely desired Father’s Day Gift was indeed a phone call from you, with 47% of dads saying it was top of their list. However enjoying a big, juicy steak came in second...
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Most Young People Have Never Read A Paper Map

A new survey has found that 1 in 7 Millennials have never read a paper map! That means millions of young adults may end up completely lost without a working digital device. The survey of 1,000 millennials (adults ages 23 thru 38) and 1,000 middle-aged adults at least 39 years old revealed that...
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Triggers That Cause Us To Grab Our Phones And How To Break That Habit

Reaching for your phone in moments of silence, or because you simply struggle to disconnect, can be socially rude and emotionally tiring. Researchers believe they have identified four common triggers that prompt us to take our phones out and regardless of age, we all apparently to have the same...
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App Detects A Child's Ear Infection

Generally speaking, using an internet connection to diagnose a medical condition is rarely recommended. But technology is getting better and can better help you identify problems you should discuss with your doctor. The most recent example is an app that promises to identify one of the key symptoms...
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Game Of Thrones Wireless Phone Charger

Although we have our own theories as to who will sit in the iron throne at the conclusion of Game of Thrones, there is one throne your phone can rest. Phone-Thrones is a charger inspired by the hit HBO series that looks like it belongs at King's Landing, with dramatic lines and a dragon-print quick...
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Using Your Phone In The Grocery Store is Making You Fat And Broke

Texting is a double-edged sword. While being a convenient and fun way to communicate with friends and family, it can be dangerous behind the wheel. Last week the Florida legislature approved a bill to make texting and driving a primary offense and if signed by Governor DeSantis, would become law...
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