Author and Journalist Shibani Joshi

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Best Virtual Assistant Apps For Busy People

Some of the best taskmaster apps to help you chip away at that expanding to-do list of yours. Thanks to virtual personal assistant apps, you can practically clone yourself and get stuff done! I was recently talking to a close

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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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Waze App Now Finds You The Best Parking Spot, Too

All praise Waze! Its updated “Where to Park” feature drives you directly to that primo parking spot closest to your destination. It’s not about the journey, but about your parking spot, as every driver knows! My Quick Take: My love

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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

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3 Must-Have Apps for New Parents

New parents need all the help they can get! Let technology and apps aid you in ways you didn’t know you needed. From a sick and totally redesigned baby monitor to a savvy feeding app that delivers a daily report,

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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


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