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Paula is a freelance media broadcaster and journalist. She enjoys life at home with her husband, two kids, two dogs, two cats and a parrot. Her iPhone is never more than two feet away from her and she can't imagine life without it.

iOS 7 Tips & Tricks: Music

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Our iPhones and iPads are capable of amazing things, but most of us only use a small percentage of their abilities. In this weekly column I share tips and tricks for beginners, or anyone who wants to harness the full power of their iDevice. This week, I'm going to give tips for the Music app on your iPhone.



iOS 7 Tips & Tricks: Assistive Features

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Our iPhones and iPads are capable of amazing things, but most of us only use a small percentage of their abilities. In this weekly column I share tips and tricks for beginners, or anyone who wants to harness the full power of their iDevice. This week, I'm going to give tips for using assistive features for those who have disabilities.



One-Of-A-Kind Gifts for iPhone Lovers

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Are you in a bind because you just can't think of a gift to buy that person that seems to have everything? There's still time to do some shopping and there are several unique gifts out there for an iPhone user in your life.



iOS 7 Tips & Tricks: Phone and FaceTime

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Our iPhones and iPads are capable of amazing things, but most of us only use a small percentage of their abilities. In this weekly column I share tips and tricks for beginners, or anyone who wants to harness the full power of their iDevice. This week, I'm going to give you tips for making calls and using FaceTime like a pro.



Phiaton PS 20 Noise Canceling Earbuds Review

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Phiaton PS 20 Noise Canceling Earbuds ($49.99 on Amazon)

4 out of 5 stars

These earbuds are not only attractive, but they also block 95 percent of outside noise.

I received a review unit and was surprised at how well these earbuds worked. I never thought a pair of earbuds could accomplish almost the same thing as a pair of over-the-ear headphones.

Granted, I didn't get the same amount of noise cancellation as I do whenever I listen to my husband's pair of Bose headphones, but the PS 20 NC's were impressive nonetheless.



iOS 7 Tips & Tricks: Saving Battery Life

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Our iPhones and iPads are capable of amazing things, but most of us only use a small percentage of their abilities. In this weekly column I share tips and tricks for beginners, or anyone who wants to harness the full power of their iDevice. This week, I'm going to give you some tips for saving battery life.



W/Me: A Fitness Band to Monitor Moods and Help You Relax

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W/Me by Phyode ($169.99) 

3 out of 5 stars

W/Me by Phyode is another wristband, like Fitbit Flex and Up by Jawbone, that monitors your health. What sets W/Me apart, is its ability to inform you of your mood and your body's vitality level. This fact alone was enough to inspire me to try out W/Me, but it also has some other really cool features. I received a free evaluation unit from Phyode, the company that produces W/Me. 



iOS 7 Tips & Tricks: Settings

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Our iPhones and iPads are capable of amazing things, but most of us only use a small percentage of their abilities. In this weekly column I share tips and tricks for beginners, or anyone who wants to harness the full power of their iDevice.

My family celebrates Thanksgiving with many different kinds of delicious foods. This week, I'm going to give you a smorgasbord of helpful tips.



iOS 7 Tips & Tricks: Siri

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Our iPhones and iPads are capable of amazing things, but most of us only use a small percentage of their abilities. In this weekly column I share tips and tricks for beginners, or anyone who wants to harness the full power of their iDevice. This week, I'm going to give you some tips for Siri. She (or he, depending on your preference) can do more than you may realize.



Save Time and Money With These 5 Black Friday Apps

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The day after Thanksgiving, known as Black Friday, is the biggest shopping day of the year. Here are some apps to help you plan those holiday saving shopping excursions.

 

1. TGI Black Friday (free)

Maybe the name is a little overboard, but TGI Black Friday leaks ads ahead of time to your iPhone or iPad. Get instant alerts for new Black Friday ads from favorite retailers such as Walmart, Target, Best Buy, and more. Download PDFs or just browse ads page by page. You can make a shopping list, get coupons, price compare, and even buy the Black Friday deals from your iDevice.



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