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Will You Try Facebook Home?

At the end of last week Facebook released a new app that pretty much takes over your phone (if you have an Android). According to them the average smart phone user spends 20 percent of their time on their phone on Facebook. So the app, Facebook Home, makes it so you can instantly access your friends and your feed the […]

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How to Remember Your Wi-Fi Password

I think one of the modern signs of friendship is having the password to your friends’ Wi-Fi network saved in your phone, but I also have those friends that just can’t seem to remember their Wi-Fi password (not to mention my parents!). So I’m going to encourage everyone to use this tip from Apartment Therapy Tech: Write your password on a […]

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Double-Duty Tablet Cases

The smartest case for your tablet? One that doubles as an accessory when it’s not on tech duty. Check out these options that are cute enough to be a clutch or crossbody bag (whether your feeling girly, mod, or minimal) on those days when you can disconnect.       See more fashionable tech cases.

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10 High Tech Bathroom Gadgets from Huffington Post Home

Even the creators of Back to the Future 2 could not have imagined these latest devices, apps, and gadgets for the bathroom. That’s right – not the media room or the kitchen, but the bathroom. You’ve got to check out this list of 10 high tech bathroom enhancements from our friends at Huffington Post Home. From apps that control lighting […]

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Wednesday Trivia: Overheard Cell Phone Chatter

When you’re on a train or a bus, which would you prefer: Overhearing one side of your seatmate’s cell phone conversation, or two sides of a face-to-face chat? Most people would rather hear the in-person conversation. Two new studies shed light on the reason why. First, a study in the journal Behavior & Information Technology reveals that people speak louder […]

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Why Your Mother’s Maiden Name is No Longer a Good Security Question

Frequently when you’re signing up for a new online account, you’ll be asked to choose a couple of security questions and answers to protect your account in case you lose your password. But in the days of Facebook, it’s time to think twice before selecting your mother’s maiden name as one of your security questions. Because so many people use […]

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Does Your Phone’s Battery Last All Day?

Since I upgraded my phone last fall, I no longer have problems with the battery lasting all day—on a normal day that is. But on a day when I’m attending a conference or just using Instagram or Twitter a lot, my battery drains quickly. So, testing out the Mophie Juice Pack has been life-changing for me. It’s only slightly larger […]

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National Day of Unplugging: Turn Off Your Gadgets for 24 Hours

Back in January, Kathleen posted about a family who lives completely tech-free. Now, given the fact that my job is almost exclusively based on the internet (and I like Twitter and Instagram quite a lot), I could never go tech-free full time. Instead, I try to unplug from time to time. The last time I did so, was the weekend […]

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Have You Heard About the New iPhone App Mailbox?

There’s been a lot of buzz recently about the new iPhone app Mailbox. It’s a new way of thinking about e-mail on your smart phone from the makers of the Orchestra to-do list app. Basically, they realized that most people look at their e-mail inboxes as a type of to-do list. So they wanted a way to help people organize […]

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50 Things Technology Has Made Obsolete

There are so many great things about technology (such as seeing my friends’ new baby shortly after she was born, even though we live on opposite coasts), but as with all progress there are many things and behaviors that we have abandoned due to new technologies. Mozy (an online backup company) recently put together this infographic of 50 things that […]

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