Technology Trends

IRL: Why I got my mom a Nexus 9 for Christmas

My dad called me up a few weeks ago saying he wanted to get mom a tablet for Christmas, one that might be good enough to replace the laptop she hated. It wasn't the hardware causing angst; it was the software: Windows 8.

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All I Want Out of New Year’s Eve Is a Swingin’ Party

I listened to "Swingin' Party" by Kindness more than any other song in 2014. It's not really party music, and it's certainly not swing music

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Hottest Tech to Toys with Andrea Smith

Andrea Smith, Tech Expert

The Consumer Electronics Association has found that 3 in 5 adults are expected to give the gift of technology this year.  Not sure where to start? Tech Expert Andrea Smith worked with the following companies to help people find tech gifts for everyone on their list! This cool gadget makes it easy to catch your favorite TV shows, movies and more! …

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Hot Holiday Tech with Andrea Smith

Andrea Smith, Tech Expert

According to the Consumer Electronic Association’s holiday outlook, total tech spending during the holidays will reach a record $33.76 billion during the 2014 holiday season. But with so many tech gift options, it can be tough to decide what to buy.  Tech Expert Andrea Smith has some of the hot items that would even make Santa jealous! Whether you’re looking for the …

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Holiday Travel with Mario Armstrong

Holiday Travel with Mario Armstrong

It’s hard to believe, but winter holiday travel is almost here and, with that, the busiest travel days of the year. Travelers across the country are starting to plan trips to see family and friends, or even just to get away for a nice vacation! The holidays are among the busiest long-distance travel periods of the year!  Nearly 30 percent of Americans …

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Back to School Gadget Guide 2014

Andrea Smith, Tech Expert

With summer vacation winding down, the U.S. Census Bureau expects 78 million children and adults to head back to the classroom.  Back to School spending is targeted at over $8 billion just for electronics…a 7% increase over last year! If you’re like most parents, you want to ensure your child has an educational edge…and in order to do that, you …

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Our “Connected Life” with Smart Gadgets

Connected Life with Andrea Smith 2014

The connected world is changing the way people experience information and entertainment. Now we can even control and monitor our home, cars and more…everything from appliances and security systems to air conditioning, lights and keeping tabs on our vehicles from anywhere using our mobile devices. Award-winning Tech Expert Andrea Smith took a look at some of the smart technology making …

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