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A PEEK INTO AMAZON’S FUTURE: A NEW KIND OF BOOKSTORE

Join me in a tour of Amazon’s new brick and mortar store experience – Amazon Books.  With some .com twists, Amazon Books is bringing the bookstore experience back. The future of digital retail involves bricks. My quick take: Last week

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Why I Will Skip the iPhone 7 Upgrade

Ding dong. Are you ready for your wired headphones to be gone? Apple’s new iPhone 7 pushes the masses to ditch wired headphones. But for health concerns and hassle, I will skip the upgrade for now. The headlines out of

Google Headache Doctor
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Is It a Headache or Cancer? Just Ask Dr. Google

Because turning to Google to self-diagnose ailments like a headache is so common,  it released new, more medically accurate features to aid you in your quest for medical answers and treatment on the internet (sounds silly when you put it

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Capsule Pharmacy App Delivers Easy Way to Get Meds

The Capsule App proves that filling a prescription need not be miserable. Snap a photo of your prescription refill and wait for it to arrive in 2 hours.  It can be that simple. On the horizon: Simply click and wait

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New Uber Service Drives Focus on Female Safety First

A new rideshare competitor launches with early praise as a service for women, by women driving as Uber’s female safety record tarnishes. Rolling out nationwide, SafeHer delivers safety and opportunity for greater numbers of women. My Quick Take: It is

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It Might Be Time to “Amazon and Chill” Tonight, Netflix

“Netflix and chill” could get reclaimed by true movie watchers.  Amazon unveils news that shakes up the game again. For those of us who actually plan to watch a movie, “Amazon and chill” may be the way to go. Catch

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Nike Unveils Crazy Cool Self-Tying Shoes

New Nike shoes revealed have technology so adaptive, it automatically ties your shoes to the perfect tightness.  Want to tighten or loosen? Simply push a button on the HyperAdapt sneaks. One less thing to teach a 5 year-old these days.

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Stick on UV Patch Warns About Sunburns and Skin Damage

Mega-beauty brand, L’Oreal unveils a groundbreaking stick on UV patch to monitor your sun exposure. Via an app, track just how much sun you’ve been exposed to, so you can make safer choices and keep looking youthful (can I get

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New iPhone Could Let You Wirelessly Charge While You Talk

New reports signal that Apple could have a game-changing new feature up its sleeve for 2017: the ability to ditch charging cords forever and wirelessly charge your phone! Imaging being able to charge your iPhone while in your pocket or

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New Google Glass for Cyclists Drives a Safer Ride

Garmin’s Varia Vision created big buzz with cycling enthusiasts at this month’s Consumer Electronics Show. The new wearable puts performance, safety and navigation data all in the cyclist’s line of sight. Which means, eyes are always on the road. A