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July 31, 2013
by Gadgetress
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Mobile Travel Apps that still work Offline

When you have a kid, you either want to get vacation travel over as soon as possible — or you extend it and make it part of the trip. And extending the trip means taking a road trip, which I’ve … Continue reading

May 24, 2013
by Gadgetress
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About 50 percent of U.S. still doesn’t have a smartphone

I’ve tried and tested many, many mobile apps. And I’ve written several round ups. But at some point this year, I wondered how many people care about mobile apps and smartphones? It always surprises me when a friend pulls out … Continue reading

December 20, 2012
by Gadgetress
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New ways to find lost things

I lost my keys on a recent road trip. Last decade, this would have just meant a temporary inconvenience as I had new keys made. Today, it means paying a small fortune to have keys made plus the inconvenience. Who … Continue reading

December 14, 2012
by Gadgetress
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Tech to help you avoid gift returns

Nobody looks forward to the holiday shopping season return lines. So, make sure you get the right gift the first time. My latest story is about web sites, apps and other tech that help consumers find the right gift, purchase … Continue reading

November 26, 2012
by Gadgetress
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Mobile apps to help you shop smarter

It’s hard to remember life before mobile apps. Especially my ShopSavvy and other price-checking apps. They really do help you shop a bit smarter by searching for lower prices elsewhere. Of course, if the store is blocking mobile signals, you’re … Continue reading

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