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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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Late Night Snacking Done Right

It happens to all of us, tip-toeing into the kitchen for a midnight snack and while you may feel regret in the morning, nutritionists say you can make late night snack choices that a better than others. While we've known for some time that it's not great to eat right before bed, you should eat if...
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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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The Most Successful People Are Also The Most Lucky

Rich people. Successful people. Many feel hard work, smarts, talent, beauty and some luck are needed to be on top. But come to find out that luck is all you need. The world's most successful people are simply the luckiest says a new study based on a simulation of a thousand 40-year careers. While...
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Things You Shouldn't Clean With Vinegar

While vinegar is a great cleaning solution around the house, it isn't the best on certain items. While it is a safe alternative to chemical cleaners it is still an acid which can damage certain finishes in your home. For instance, if you have granite or marble countertops or natural stone floor...
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Smart Underwear To Keep Monitoring You

2018 may be the year that your undergarments go high tech! At the Consumers Electronics Show in Las Vegas (CES) a company by the name of Skiin demonstrated electronic underwear for men and women. Actually it's smart underwear that keeps track of your health. Rechargeable sensors are hidden in tops...
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Air Filter Alerts You When It's Time To Change It

Let's face it, you never wake up in the middle of the night, all covered in sweat wondering if you forgot to change the AC filters! But a clean filter not only improves the air quality it protects your unit. But when is it time to change the filter? 3M, the company that makes those super snazzy...
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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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