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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: Swipe Gestures and Switches

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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 swipe gestures and switches.



BitLock: Use Your Phone to Unlock Your Bike

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A friend of mine recently bought a new car. To unlock the doors, she just walks up to the car with her key tag and it automatically unlocks when she is close enough. Mesh Motion Inc., is using this same idea to turn your iPhone into a key for a high-tech bike lock. 

The BitLock is touted as the world's first keyless bike lock. It can be used for individual purposes or for community bike sharing.



3 Apps That Honor Veterans

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Veterans Day is a day to honor men and women who have served in the military. The U.S. federal holiday, observed on November 11 every year, also marks the anniversary of the end of World War I. There are several apps available from the App Store to help celebrate the service of military veterans.



iOS 7 Tips & Tricks: Notifications, Passcodes, and Restrictions

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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 Notifications, Passcodes, and Restrictions.



Scosche Limited Edition Camo Headphones

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Combining Scosche's award-winning audio with a new digital camouflage look, the RH656's (99.99) combine crisp highs, tight mids, and powerful bass to produce lively and energetic sound.



iOS 7 Tips & Tricks: Ringtones & Sounds

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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 Ringtones and Sounds in iOS 7.



Totally Stoked For Tags

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I was totally stoked to try out Outdoor Technology's Tags, wireless earbuds ($64.95). "Stoked" isn't a word I usually throw around. I'm more of a "cool" or "awesome" type of person. But, stoked, I was.



Thinksound's ts01 Earbuds Have Sporty Design

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Thinksound's ts01 Sport earbuds ($70.66 on Amazon) look and sound great.

The real wood housing on the earbuds enhances the sound quality by delivering a rich natural sound. The 10mm dynamic drivers offer plenty of bass.



Find Your RHYTHM with Scosche Heart Rate Monitor

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I'm not a big fan of working out. One thing that can motivate me though, is having proof of how hard I've exercised.

That's why I love Scosche's RHYTHM ($79.99). It's a Bluetooth armband heart rate monitor for women that attaches to your forearm. I wore it during a workout and hardly noticed it was there.



iOS 7 Tips & Tricks: Maps

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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 Maps in iOS 7.



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