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The Cat Treadmill That Works Like A Hamster Wheel

You may have seen the video on social media of a ring-shaped treadmill for cats. Looking like a hamster wheel, The Little Cat Smart Teadmil l uses a built-in LED laser light to entice your cat to chase it while on the wheel and getting some much needed exercise. The Little Cat understands your cat'...
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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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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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You Should Be Restarting Your Phone More Often Than You Think

Nothing seems to work so hard for you as your smart phone. It's a mini super computer that is always working to keep you connected. But jus like any computer, from time to time it needs a refresh. Experts say that knowing simple care tips, such as how often to shut it down, can drastically affect...
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Clean Your Phone Using a UV Light Sanitizer

On average we touch our phones 2,617 times a day. That's a lot of types, swipes and taps! All this touching of phones in bathrooms, gyms, offices, and the house and it is rarely we clean our phones beyond rubbing it on our pants thigh. The problem for many is how to clean them. Being such an...
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Phone Battery Myths Debunked

Our smartphones may be too smart for our own good but there is some old data out there about its battery. For instance, you may have heard it is a bad idea to charge your phone for a long period of time, such as overnight, saying it will overcharge and diminish the quality of the battery. Not true...
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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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98.5 KTK Gainesville Ocala People Trading Their Smart Phone For "Dumb" Feature Phones

Everything that is old will eventually become new again. For instance, 20 years ago, our mobile phones were just that; a phone you talked into from just about anywhere you could get a signal. Then came the smart phone that was more than just a device to speak in to. In fact, many people preferred...
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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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