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Awards Season Continues With the Oscars!

January 16th, 2014 · Comments Off · News

The Oscar nominations have been announced!  Check out the nominees, view trailers, synopses, and more.  Watch the show at 7 pm on March 2 on ABC.
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Control Your Home WiFi

January 15th, 2014 · Comments Off · Hardware, News, Reviews

David Pogue tweeted a link to an article at Yahoo Tech by Dan Tynan about the Skydog Smart Router.  If you need to control access in your home by time, by device, by site, and more, this may be the device for you.  Check it out!
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Thinking About Switching Your Cell Phone Carrier?

January 14th, 2014 · Comments Off · News

If you are thinking about switching your cell phone carrier, you should read this article by Jennifer Waters of MarketWatch (which I discovered in a Tweet from Jean Chatzky).  There are many things to think about–you don’t want to make a decision you will soon regret.  Check it out!
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Protect Your Mobile Devices

January 8th, 2014 · Comments Off · Hardware, News, Software

It’s important to take care of yourself during extreme cold weather (see yesterday’s post) but do you know that your cell phone or mobile device needs special care too?  This December 21, 2013, article from Dustin Jones of Harvest Cellular tells how to protect your phone and at what temperatures it can fail.  Stay warm!
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Baby, It’s Cold Outside!

January 7th, 2014 · Comments Off · News, Websites

At 5 am, it was 8 degrees and dropping.  Wind chills make it feel even colder.  These extreme temperatures can quickly cause frostbite and hypothermia.  Click here for the CDC’s Extreme Cold Guide to see what you can do to protect yourself, your home, and your car.  Stay warm and safe.
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Are You Ready for a $70,000 TV?

January 6th, 2014 · Comments Off · Hardware, News

And you thought TV prices were coming down?  Check out this Mashable article by Pete Pachal about LG’s 105-inch television!
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In the Market for an Android Tablet?

January 5th, 2014 · Comments Off · Hardware, News, Reviews, Websites

If you didn’t receive the tablet of your dreams during the holidays or you are enthralled by all the new tablets your friends have, check out this article by Adrian Kingsley-Hughes for ZDNet.com on the Top Android Tablets (January 2014 edition).  He lists a number of exciting devices along with details and prices.  Check it [...]

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Are You the Proud New Owner of a Smartphone or Tablet?

January 4th, 2014 · Comments Off · News, Software, Websites

Are you the proud new owner of a new smartphone or tablet?  Are you wondering how to find great apps?  I find new apps by reading magazines and newspapers, chatting with friends, and watching television.  You may find this recent article from The New York Times a good starting point.  Congratulations on your new device!
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Use iPhone or iPad as a Scanner

January 3rd, 2014 · Comments Off · News, Software, Websites

I just discovered Scanner Pro by Readdle in the iTunes App Store.  It easily turns your iPhone or iPad into a portable document scanner.  It was named App of the Week so I was able to download it for free instead of paying $7.00 (move quickly; I don’t know how long the free offer will [...]

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Consumer Reports On Your Device

November 20th, 2013 · Comments Off · News, Websites, Wilton Library Resource

Do you know that you can access Consumer Reports for free on your device (laptop, tablet, etc.) through Zinio with your Wilton Library Card)?  Enjoy many other magazines as well.  Click here to get started.

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