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  • By NAPS,
    North American Precis Syndicate

(NAPSI)—To make your next BBQ bash, pool party or summer celebration a smash in time for Fourth of July—just phone it in. That is, use your smartphone to not only take great pictures of all the fun but also to project movies, play music and more.

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(BPT) - Writer Leigh Hunt once said, “The groundwork of all happiness is good health.” It’s a mantra you heed because nothing is more important than your health. That’s why you watch what you eat, you exercise at least three times a week and you avoid tobacco or excessive alcohol use. You’re…

  • By NAPS,
    North American Precis Syndicate

(NAPSI)—Smartphones have become a bodily extension for most Americans. U.S. World & News Report found that nearly a quarter of the population of the U.S. has a smartphone—fourth in the world. We take our devices with us everywhere—work, home, even on vacation-but the devices in our pocke…

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(BPT) - Sick of carrying that heavy laptop around? Do you want the functionality of a laptop but the flexibility of a touch screen? Today’s tablets are fully functioning computers that have the firepower to match a laptop and provide the best of both worlds when partnered with a detachable k…

  • By NAPS,
    North American Precis Syndicate

(NAPSI)—Although moving is one of the most stressful life events—according to the Employee Relocation Council—it doesn’t have to be. If you’re one of the 40 million people estimated to move this year, these five steps can make moving easier:

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(BPT) - Smartphone technology may seem complicated and flashy, but don’t believe anyone who says it’s only for the young. In fact, 73 percent of those 50 to 59 years old now own a smartphone, according to a 2016 survey from AARP. Going one step further, a recent study of smartphone user habi…

(StatePoint) Whether you use a landline, mobile phone or both, you’ve likely received those pesky robocalls -- phone calls that use a computerized auto-dialer to deliver a pre-recorded message. As a consumer, here is what to know about this common annoyance to your home or personal line.

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(BPT) - What drives you in the search for the perfect PC? Is it premium design and the high-end components? Or are you a performance person where nothing but the best specs will do? And what about price? Do you worry that you'll have to sacrifice some of the things you want simply because th…

  • By NAPS,
    North American Precis Syndicate

(NAPSI)—E-mail security is not the problem—it’s how we use e-mail that is the problem. There has been no lack of press and attention regarding the insecurity of e-mail and the consequences of account hacking. Look no further than the latest elections, the Sony Pictures hack, the latest Yahoo…

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(BPT) - Every day, people use data to influence their decision making — from where to go for dinner, to selecting stocks in which they should invest, to where to live. Every Google search we perform, every Yelp review read or written, each item of clothing, houseware or electronic device we …

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(BPT) - Times have changed. It’s no longer enough to protect your physical home, it’s also vital you stay safe from cybercrimes. It has become increasingly easier for criminals to gain access to financial accounts, email and even hack internet-connected devices in the home.

  • By NAPS,
    North American Precis Syndicate

(NAPSI)—Social media is a popular pastime for work and play for nearly 70 percent of Americans.1 For job seekers, social networking sites can be useful tools to share professional experience, network with peers and employers, and seek job openings, but the content that individuals post on so…

(StatePoint) Taking good care of your smartphone should be a priority all year long. However, in summer, doing so may seem like more of a challenge, as you find yourself on-the-go and frequently in situations that may compromise your device.

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(NewsUSA) - In the age of nonstop news and often limited fact-checking, a new digital news publication, Rantt, is moving in the other direction, focusing on slowing the story down, and getting the facts right, even if it means not being the first to publish a seemingly hot story.

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(NewsUSA) - America's economic engine is fueled by innovation. The ideas and inventions that emerge from researchers' labs or the garages of budding entrepreneurs have spawned powerhouse companies, even new industries.

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(BPT) - Tax season is a busy time for everyone. From accountants and small business owners to families and individuals, especially as more people choose to file their taxes themselves. Unfortunately, it’s also a busy time of year for cybercriminals who use the flurry of activity to swindle s…

  • By NAPS,
    North American Precis Syndicate

(NAPSI)—The next time you need a ride in Chicago, you may be glad to learn there's a new way to get around the city. Whether it's a night out at Entente or Smyth, a trip to Lake Geneva for the weekend or a game at Wrigley Field to cheer on the World Series champs, a new on-demand car sharing…

  • By NAPS,
    North American Precis Syndicate

(NAPSI)—There's a new car sharing option in Washington, D.C. that makes it easier to travel if you don't have a car or if the car you have just isn't the one you need. Whether it's meeting friends for brunch at Le Diplomate, a relaxing weekend out of the city or using it when the Metro is do…

  • By NAPS,
    North American Precis Syndicate

(NAPSI)—The 2017 Identity Fraud Study by Javelin Strategy & Research revealed that the number of identity fraud victims increased by 16 percent in the last year, a record high. The study found that despite the efforts of the industry, fraudsters successfully netted 2 million more victims…

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(BPT) - Smartphone? Check. GPS? Check. Seed, fertilizer and tractor? Check. Welcome to the world of modern agriculture, where high-tech is the rule and savvy millennials are in demand as U.S. agriculture embraces the many challenges of feeding a growing world.