Carolyn Nicander Mohr

  • Apple Announces New iPad, iPhone, App and More

    This week Apple announced new products, updates to products, new accessories and a new app. If you’re looking to buy an Apple product, your choices may have just changed. New iPad Apple introduced a new 9.7″ iPad that is not only less expensive than the previous iPad, it’s less expensive than the iPad Mini.

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  • Netflix Updates Make Finding and Watching Shows Better

    Netflix is bringing changes to make it easier for you to rate shows and find ones that are a good match for you. You also may be able to save time while binge-watching your favorite shows! Netflix User Rating Update No longer will you be able to rate what you watch on Netflix with stars *****. After the update, Netflix will only let users vote Thumbs Up or Thumbs Down on vide ...

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  • How to Use Your iPhone to Find Your Parked Car

    Q. I heard that I can use my iPhone to find my parked car. Can you tell me how that works? I don’t like to admit this, but sometimes I forget where I parked my car. If I’m shopping in a big mall, forgetting where my car is parked can be a big problem. My friends and family make fun of me because I just don’t pay attention to where I park my car.

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  • Facebook Update Battles Fake News

    Getting the truth is challenging enough without seeing fake news stories in your Facebook News Feed. If your friend posts a fake news story, it may be an innocent mistake. But if you share that story with others, you may be spreading information that just isn’t true. Facebook has started rolling out a program that shows an alert when the truth of a news story has been dispute ...

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  • Nowait: Never Wait Around for a Restaurant Table Again

    Tech is at its best when it solves an annoying problem. Waiting for a table at a popular restaurant isn’t the worst problem in the world…unless you have a fussy toddler, have other things to do, or are very hungry. Or your Significant Other refuses to go to your favorite restaurant because of the long wait for a table. Then waiting for a restaurant table can seem like a very annoying problem.

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  • How to Use Your Phone as a Magnifying Glass

    Whether you’re squinting trying to read a menu in a dark restaurant, the warning label on your medication, or the fine print on a contract you probably shouldn’t be signing, a magnifying glass can come in very handy. One with a light would be even better. Good news! That phone in your pocket is filled with handy tools, including a magnifying glass.

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  • 8 Sites to Help You Find Free Ebooks

    Q. I just read your post on how you don’t need a Kindle to read an ebook. I’m interested in trying out ebooks to have some books handy to read when I’m stuck in line somewhere, waiting for an appointment or traveling. I’d like to download some free books to my tablet and phone and am very interested in learning where I can find free ebooks.

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  • Why You Should Explore Twitter’s New Explore Tab

    Twitter once again is changing the way you find tweets. The Moments tab has been replaced by the Explore tab, designed to make it easier for you to find information on Twitter. The Explore tab is filled with features, making it important for you to explore it. In fact, if you don’t explore Explore, you may wonder where Search, Trends and other sections are in Twitter.

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  • Happy 6th Anniversary to The Wonder of Tech!

    Today The Wonder of Tech turns six years old. Thanks to you, dear readers, this blog continues to grow and thrive. Tech continues to change and I delight in learning about what’s the latest and greatest tech for your life. I truly appreciate you letting me share my passion with you. I truly believe fun and useful tech can make our lives better.

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