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    • 10 Top Valentine’s Day Tech Gifts for Your Sweetheart!

      If the thought of getting a Valentine’s Day gift for your sweetheart leaves you flustered, you can calm down right now. The Wonder of Tech has you covered. Don’t even think about getting the boring traditional gifts of chocolates or flowers. Nope, what your sweetie really wants is a tech gift. Even non-tech fans will be delighted with these fun and useful tech gifts that are b ...

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    • Happy 7th Anniversary to The Wonder of Tech!

      Tomorrow marks the seventh anniversary of The Wonder of Tech, which first published on January 23, 2011. Once again, thanks to you dear readers, The Wonder of Tech has continued to thrive. I’m often asked if I run out of topics to write about after all these years, but I can assure you that tech does not stand still.

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    • eero – A Device to Rid Your Home of Wi-Fi Dead Spots

      If you live in a home with dreaded Wi-Fi dead spots, you know the frustration of slow or unusable Wi-Fi connections. Maybe that dead spot is in your family room, making you unable to stream videos. Or perhaps the dead spot is in your kid’s bedroom, making it more difficult for them to finish their homework. Or maybe that dead spot is in the backyard, where you wanted to escape to stream music.

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  • HomePod: A Siri-ous Speaker with Potential

    … Apple’s HomePod smart speaker arrived on Friday, after a delay from December. This speaker, that was first announced in June at Apple’s WWDC conference, has been highly anticipated since it was revealed. But the question for many Apple fans is whether the HomePod lives up to its potential. Design of the HomePod The HomePod is a cylinder…

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  • Echo Spot – Alexa Now Comes with a Smaller Screen

    … Amazon is continuing to expand its Echo line of smart speakers with the Echo Spot, a round device with a screen. The Echo Spot is smaller than its older sibling, the Echo Show, and takes up less room on a table top. Those who enjoy the convenience of the screen on an Echo Show, but want a smaller device to fit in tight spaces…

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  • Tantalizing Tech from the 2018 Consumer Electronics Show

    …, exhibitors were still able to dazzle the world with a glimpse of what’s ahead for tech. Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant Digital assistants, such as Alexa and Google Assistant, are coming to more smart home devices. Companies beyond Google and Amazon are using these assistants to make their tech smarter and more interactive. Speak Music Muse If you want…

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  • The Most Intriguing Tech of 2017

    … to the home screen to make Echo Show a digital picture frame. See, Echo Show Review – How a Screen Makes Alexa More Useful to learn more about Echo Show. Apple Watch Series 3 For those who leave their phones behind, the Apple Watch became much less useful. Apple fixed this issue with the Apple Watch Series 3. This fourth generation Apple Watch…

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  • 14 Fun Holiday Tech Gifts for 2017!

    … and lets you charge up to five devices at once. Connect up to four USB cables and one traditional plug to power almost anything. No more fighting over who gets to charge their devices. That alone is a gift that will make everyone smile! The Energizer Cup Inverter is available from Verizon Wireless for $39.99. ChargeTech Plug If you have heavy-duty…

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  • Amazon Expands Alexa with More Devices and Skills

    … Last week Amazon had a surprise event where it announced new devices and places where its digital assistant Alexa will be. If you’re a fan of Alexa, you’ll be pleased to use her in more places than ever before. If you’re not yet a fan yet, these new places may be compelling enough for you to check out Alexa. At the event last week, Amazon showed…

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  • How Buying Tech Products May Not Be Your Wisest Investment

    … The Wonder of Tech is pleased to welcome James Taylor as a guest author. James explains how people, even fans of tech, may do better financially if they don’t get the latest and greatest tech. His article shows how money spent on tech could have grown if invested in stock, instead of used to purchase a device that loses value quickly. As autumn…

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  • 5 Favorite Tech Tools to Help You Plan the Best Vacation Ever

    … Learning English If you are learning the English language, check out my weekly personal technology column at Voice of America Learning English. This week’s article is: US Company Is Putting Microchips in Its Employees. Be the first to comment... Related Posts: Happy 6th Anniversary to The Wonder of Tech! Pinterest Place Pins – Your…

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  • 25 New Tech Tools I Use in My Daily Life

    … Two years ago I answered a reader’s question about the tech tools I use in my daily life in Top 25 Tech Tools I Use in My Daily Life! Since that time, many of the tech tools I use daily have changed leaving that article a bit outdated. As I consider what tech I use, I realize that much had changed in two years in my tech world. Sometimes updates…

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  • 8 Excellent Father’s Day Tech Gifts for 2017!

    … an Android phone and has been wanting to get a smart watch, check out the Wear24 watch. This smart watch can connect directly to the Internet, even if you leave your phone behind. Stream music, use GPS and mapping and get phone calls and text messages without your phone being connected to the watch. Choose from different interactive watch faces…

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  • The Apple News You Need to Know from WWDC 2017

    …://younginnovatorsfair.com/ VIP tickets available starting at $34. Free admission for children age two and under. Voice of America Learning English If you are learning English and enjoy tech, check out my personal technology column at Voice of America Learning English, including a podcast to help with pronouncing words. This week’s article is Dubai Gets Its First…

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