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September 4, 2014
by Gadgetress
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Confused about cloud security? Start with common sense

When I spotted the weekend’s headlines of female celebs’ private photos unleashed online by hackers, I thought, here we go again. I didn’t plan to dwell much further on celebrity nude photos. Then on Tuesday, the Denver Post business editor called, asking … Continue reading

December 7, 2013
by Gadgetress
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Tech Gifts for the Rich and the Poor(er)

Every year, I’m asked to do a tech gifts guide. Or, wait, do I volunteer to do it? Well, the important thing is that I do my best to approach the guide differently than I’ve done before. This collection of … Continue reading

December 6, 2013
by Gadgetress
Comments Off on A Kickstarter that doesn’t end well doesn’t mean it’s a flop

A Kickstarter that doesn’t end well doesn’t mean it’s a flop

Crowdfunding and, in particular, Kickstarter, are still going strong. But in reality, success evades many projects. And you may not know that from, ahem, all the positive media. “What about the failures,” my editor asked me. This San Diego business launched … Continue reading

November 15, 2013
by Gadgetress
Comments Off on Don’t Buy a New Smartphone unless it’s truly Smart

Don’t Buy a New Smartphone unless it’s truly Smart

It seems like every month or so, there’s something new to look forward to having in your next smartphone. Such advances makes techies like me anxious about buying a new phone because we don’t want to settle for last-generation’s tech. … Continue reading

October 25, 2013
by Gadgetress
Comments Off on 11 Household Objects That Just Got Smarter

11 Household Objects That Just Got Smarter

When technology works for you, there’s no way of going back to your previous life. It’s like me and my Prius. Ya, ya, the Prius gets great gas mileage. But that keyless entry and start button is something I will … Continue reading

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