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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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Clean Your House By Using Your Personality Type To Your Advantage

Housecleaning isn't a chore many enjoy doing but perhaps you'd enjoy organizing and keeping the house tidy if you cleaned based on your personality. Katie and Kelly McMenamin have run a professional cleaning business in NYC called Pixies Did It [ and just published a book on the subject ]. For 30...
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Scooter Stopped For Using Smartphone Flashlight As Its Headlight

While smartphones can be useful, using them as the headlight of your scooter is not only dangerous, it is illegal. Tuesday night, a Pasco County Sheriff Corporal stopped a yellow scooter on highway 19 because the scooter's headlight was out. However the driver improvised by switching on his phone's...
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Science Says These Traits Are Shared By Intelligent People

You see IQ test online and I'm sure you've taken a Cosmo quiz now and then about your smarts. While many times they're just fun little games, scientists say they've come up with a list of a few traits which are linked to high intelligence. For instance, you learn from your mistakes. A study by...
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Eww! Using Your Phone While On The Toilet Can Make You Sick

Admit it, you take your phone into the bathroom. Not only do take it into the bathroom, you use it while on the toilet. While it's a great way to pass time during one of life's necessities, it is turning out to be a haven for germs and potentially dangerous bacteria. But wait, the horror continues...
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