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September 19, 2013
by Gadgetress
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Yes, there was iPhone 5s coverage

Catching up from a busy week, here are a few stories I wrote about last week’s iPhone 5S announcement. Ever since smartphones popped up everywhere, I’ve struggled with typing in passwords on tiny virtual keys.  I’ve wondered, must the password … 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

May 13, 2013
by Gadgetress
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Stagnant Disruptors — What happened to these tech trendsetters?

As a nod to TechCrunch’s Disrupt series, I got to thinking about tech companies that changed my life but then slunk away (and, yes, I know there’s already a backlash against the word). TiVo, Vonage, Movable Type and others all … Continue reading

February 11, 2013
by Gadgetress
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Secrets of saving money: Try MyRatePlan says new president

I’m all about saving money, especially when it comes to mobile service. Now that my own mobile service 2-year-contract is winding down, I discovered MyRatePlan.com, a site that takes a few personal details and spits out which phone company best … Continue reading

November 26, 2012
by Gadgetress
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Gift Guide 2012: Tech gadgets that do a bit more

Researching the new batch of tech gadgets would get any gadgetress excited. But you wouldn’t want just any iPad case or portable charger. Here are more than a dozen gadget ideas that offer that much-needed technology and a little bit … Continue reading

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