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Smartphones are popular holiday gifts for kids but come with responsibility

There will be lots of smartphones under Christmas trees and Hanukkah bushes this year, but if you plan to get one for a teen or pre-teen, consider first having “that talk” with your child. By “talk,” I don’t mean the birds … Continue reading

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Holiday Gift Guide: Wearables and fitness bands

CNET’s Wearable Tech section $50 Jawbone Up Review by Scott Stein (CNET) CNET’s Pebble Steel review (also consider the less expensive plastic Pebble) LifeTrak Fitness Watch Is Inexpensive, Always-On and Never Needs Charging Click below for Larry’s 1 minute CBS News segment … Continue reading

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How to keep your gadgets running during a power outage

Power failures can happen at any time, whether its a major rainstorm in California, a hurricane in Florida, tornado in Kansas or just a random occurrence. And when they do happen, many of our tech gadgets stop working. So here’s … Continue reading

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Tech Check List To Prepare For a Power Failure Or Major Storm

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Safety & civility advice for anonymous apps

Update: Recode reports that After School has been banned by Apple for the second time. A growing number of apps allow people to post anonymously. Some of the better known ones include Ask.fm, Whisper, Secret and Yik Yak but there … Continue reading

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Safe holiday online shopping tips

When you see a great deal online, make sure you examine the fine print. The biggest “gotcha” is usually shipping costs. Many online merchants will offer free shipping during the holidays, but some will add substantial fees that could wipe … Continue reading

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Google ditching CAPTCHA for ‘I’m not a robot’ checkbox

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Twitter Improves Abuse Reporting And Blocking

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Sexual harassment victim’s secret weapon — ‘telling their mothers’

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Amazon robots help fulfill your holiday orders

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