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Granny Tech Part 2, This Week The Couple Tackles Facetime [VIDEO]

Their struggle with a webcam made inadvertent YouTube stars. Last week I published a post on Granny Tech Siri. Now we watch grandparents Bruce and Esther Huffman learn how technology can work for them. Today The Daily shows how they try video chatting with FaceTime.

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Best Buy Will Try Not to Ruin Christmas Again This Year

Last year, Best Buy made a bunch of their customers angry when they were unable to fill the orders taken on Black Friday and Cyber Monday due to a lack of inventory. The company then failed to make its customers aware of this until just days before Christmas. Needless to say, Best Buy’s customer-service practices have not been held in very high regard ever since.

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Rolling Stones Release ’82 Show + iPhone App

The Rolling Stones have released the latest in their Stones Archive series of classic concerts. Last month saw the group put out a 2005 club date from Toronto, and the newest show available for download is their July 25, 1982 performance at Roundhay Park in Leeds.

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People With Vision Problems Encouraged to Read on an iPad

As we age, our eyesight often fails us to the point we have great difficultly reading. While glasses and some surgeries will help, often doctors tell patients to use a magnifying glass for reading as a last resort. Now The Daily says help has come by using a iPad.

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The 6 Top Places People Hide Their Passwords at Work

People hide passwords in safe places (or so they think.) Passwords to on-line sites, bank cards, bank accounts, and more. People feel their passwords are secure, and the hiding places are known only to them. Their wrong! According to Lifehacker,  these are the top six password hiding places.

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Famous YouTube Grandparents Learn How to Use Siri [VIDEO]

I saw this video this morning before i came to the studio. I thought it was cute as all get out, so I wanted to share it with you. If your having trouble adapting to some of the  new technology, or figure maybe it's passed you by, and it's too late to learn, you'll love this video

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How To Make A Winter Survival Kit

Winters here in the Northland can be brutal. Last year was an exception I'll agree, but with winter fast approaching, I felt the timing was perfect for info on a winter survival kit.

I've done much research and found a person can purchase a ready made kit, or, make one yourself. The latter is preferred because you probably already have most of theses items in your home or garage.

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Category: Tech, Weather
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VOTE! The Best Reminder Commercial For The Nation

Vote, Vote often, that's what my friend Scott says. There are a few issues up for a vote and, um, I think President too. Anyway, watch this and see if it doesn't remind you to vote.

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A Look Back At The Great Hurricane of 1938 [VIDEO]

Like most of us, I too am concerned about Hurricane Sandy, and the devastation going on in the Northeast. I always sleep with the radio on, and as I drifted in and out of sleep last night, I marveled at today's technology, for the information I was receiving was up to the second.

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Steve Jobs Designed His Own “Dream Boat” Before His Death [VIDEO]

The latest Steve Jobs-designed product is sleek, minimalistic and fast, but it isn’t an iPad or iPhone — it’s the late Apple co-founder’s yacht.

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Neil Young Becomes a Twitter Sensation

Legendary rocker Neil Young might not be the first guy you'd think of in terms of social media trendsetters, and with cheerful little ditties like 'The Needle and the Damage Done,' he might not make anyone's list of the funniest guys in the music business, either. But the Rock and Roll Hall of Famer proved to be both on Wednesday afternoon (Oct. 24), when he took to Twitter for an hour-long online chat that displayed his unusual sense of humor, becoming a worldwide trending topic in the process.

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What Are the Worst Passwords Being Used This Year?

You would think that by now people would be utilizing stronger passwords to protect themselves from unsuspecting hackers. However, a recent study indicates that a lot of us are still as careless as ever and using the same weak, highly hackable passwords.

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