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September 5, 2014
by Gadgetress
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How recruiters think and other job tips

If you’ve ever applied for a job you spotted online, you know the agony. Did I have the right key words? Am I one of hundreds, no, thousands of applicants? Did someone even look at my resume? And then the … Continue reading

December 6, 2013
by Gadgetress
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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
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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 17, 2013
by Gadgetress
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Gadgets Geared Toward Seniors

AARP wants to make sure seniors aren’t left out of developing technologies so last spring, the organization held a fast-pitch session and invited companies from all over to tell judges and an audience of mostly seniors what they were doing … Continue reading

September 11, 2013
by Gadgetress
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Back-to-School for Grownups: The MOOC Option

Getting my kid ready for kindergarten made me wonder if parents were feeling nostalgic during this back-to-school season. Me? Not so much. My memories of school were me inadvertently sleeping in and rushing to my college chemistry lab an hour … Continue reading

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