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Use Amazon Echo And Google Play To Find Your Lost Phone

There is nothing more frustrating then losing your mobile phone. Back in the days of widely used landlines, a simple call to it would alert you to its whereabouts. Although most homes do not have a landline phone, many do have an Amazon Echo or Google Home and now there's a way for those items to...
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What Smartphone Insurance Plan Is Best For You?

Cell phones have evolved into mini computers that can be dropped easier than ever! Consumer Reports say about 15% of us get new phones because the old ones break, and around 2 percent of us because of a theft or loss. Considering most carriers require you to pay full price for your smartphone, you...
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Smart Tattoo Ink Changes Color To Alert You Of Health

Tattoos are spiritual, fashionable and now a potential lifesaver! Researchers at Harvard and MIT have created "smart ink" technology that can alter its color based on your body's health. In essence, it's a mood ring for your health. The ink works by interacting with the body’s chemistry, changing...
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The Smartphone That Repels Mosquitoes

Considering the vast majority of Americans have a smartphone, manufacturers are always looking for ways to make their smart phone stand out. LG is no exception. The Korean corporation has launched the "Mosquito Away" K7i phone which is said to repel mosquito by emitting ultrasonic waves inaudible...
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Ways To Fill Up Your Calendar Smartly To Avoid Unnecessary Interruptions

With the convenience of your phone's calendar syncing up with your work calendar, you may find it hard to get your job done as you navigate through the meeting requests that digitally chime in on your calendar. But rather than blocking out your workday with the "busy" or "do not disturb," which can...
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People Spend More Money When Online Shopping Through A Phone

Love to online shop using your smart phone? Good, say retails as you are more likely to spend much more money using a mobile device. Researchers have released the results on a study that found people are more likely to make more frivolous, impulsive purchases if they’re shopping on their phones...
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Are Smart Door Locks Safe?

The smart home has become reality with locks, lights and cameras can be control form your phone anywhere in the world! Like anything new, there are some glitches, one of which affected about 500 customers of the LockState internet-enabled door lock. A firmware update glitch rendered their locks...
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Personal Devices Are Costing Companies Nearly Five Hours A Week In Lost Productivity

Could you image life without your smart phone? It seems our love affair with our personal devices is interfering with our jobs. A survey of professionals by staffing firm OfficeTeam found that we waste an average of 56 minutes a day using their mobile devices for non-work activities in the office...
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Enraged Man's Questions About Calling Police Is Answered By Home Automation System

Amazon's Alexa, Google Home and soon to enter Apple's Siri and Samsung are automating everything from opening blinds and curtains to turning off overhead fans an ordering us pizza! Now you can add calling for help when you are being assaulted! A woman and her daughter was housesitting last week...
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Ease Your Eye Strain On Computer Screens

On average, we spend 10-14 hours a day staring into a lighted screen. Whether it’s the TV, a computer monitor or a smart phone, it's almost impossible to avoid them and all that staring can stress out your eyes. Although there is no current data that suggest long term damage to our eyes from...
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