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    • Apps to Block Annoying Robocalls

      If you think robocalls (automated telemarketing phone calls) are getting more annoying, you’re not alone. According to the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC), complaints about illegal telemarketing calls have risen dramatically lately. The good news is that apps can help you block robocalls so you can avoid the annoyance of having to answer calls that are nothing more than an ...

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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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  • Tantalizing Tech from the 2018 Consumer Electronics Show

    … Last week the tech world showed off its future at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas. This convention has brought the world innovative tech for over 50 years and this year we saw amazing new gadgets and impressive updates to existing gadgets. While the show was plagued by a record-setting flood and a massive power outage…

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  • How to Watch a Live Stream Church Service

    … to others’ germs. Or maybe some are traveling far from their home church. Or perhaps the roads near them are icy and treacherous. You still may be able to attend your home church by watching a live streaming video. Church services are available to watch live online and through apps. Not all churches live stream their services, but you may be able…

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  • Google News – Your Personal News Service

    … wanted to read so I wouldn’t have to sift through stories that held no interest for me. See, Zite – My Go-To App! I checked multiple apps but none of them seemed to hone in on articles I was interested in. Flipboard bought Zite in 2014 but never seemed to integrate its skills for figuring out what readers liked. But now I’ve found my go-to news app…

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  • Tunity: Listen to Any TV – Even If It’s Muted

    … location permissions in Settings after you’re done using Tunity. => See, How to Know Which Apps Are Tracking Your Location After you’ve registered your account, and given location permission, you’ll see a screen with a window. Align the TV screen in the window so Tunity can scan it to see which show you are watching. It doesn’t have to be precise…

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  • Bitmojis — Emojis Starring You!

    … start using it and sharing it with others. Changing your Bitmoji is easy, at the website or on the app. Using Bitmojis After you’ve created your Bitmoji, you’ll want to start using it. You can use your Bitmoji by logging into your account on your computer and in the app. Using Bitmoji Apps After you download the app, log into your Bitmoji…

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  • How to Know Which Apps Are Tracking Your Location

    … Do you know which apps on your phone are tracking your location? You may be sharing your location with apps, not realizing you’re doing it. If so, you may be giving up both privacy and battery life on your phone. When you load a new app onto your phone, it may ask for some permissions. In your eagerness to start using the app, you may agree…

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  • Amazon Expands Alexa with More Devices and Skills

    …. This new version of Echo has a smart home hub that finds compatible devices in your home and connects them automatically. Just say, “Alexa, discover my devices.” Alexa will find them and connect to them. After they’re connected to the Echo Plus, you can use your voice to command Alexa to control your home. No more fumbling through different apps…

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  • Apple Announces 3 New iPhones and More!

    … for a faster and smoother experience. Gaming can be more sophisticated, as shown by a demonstration of a new game called Sky that was played on the new Apple TV using the remote that’s included with the device. This version will also alert you to sporting events and breaking news. You can get notifications when your favorite teams are playing…

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