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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.

5 Apps to Help You Find the Right Halloween Costume

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Halloween is sneaking up on us like a ghost in a haunted house. Don't be unprepared for the fun.

Here are five apps to help you pick a costume, scary or cute, for party wear or trick or treating.

1. Halloween Costumes Ideas Free Costume Fashion Fun for Kids (free)

This app boasts over 5,000 costumes ideas for kids. If you find one you like, there is also an option to buy the costume and have it shipped to you.



iOS 7 Tips & Tricks: Making the Most of Your Keyboard

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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 the Keyboard.



Support Breast Cancer Awareness With These Five Products

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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and several companies are donating proceeds from their iPhone- and iPad-compatible products.

Here are five products you can buy to support Breast Cancer Awareness.



Boost 4200 Pocket-Sized Battery Pack

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Boost 4200 by Eton ($54.99) is a pocket-sized backup battery pack for your iPhone or iPad.

 

It measures, 5 inches by 2.5 inches and its slim design allows the Boost to easily fit into a pocket or purse while you're charging your device or just by itself for some power peace of mind.

What I like about the Boost is it's ability to let you know how much juice is left in it. When you pick up the Boost and shake it, it has an LED charge indicator to monitor the battery charge level. That way, you know when you plug your phone in it's going to get charged. 



Find the Best Fall Colors With These 5 Apps

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Now is the time to take a drive to view the fall colors. Here are five apps that will help you plan that weekend getaway or Sunday drive to enjoy all the beauty that autumn has to offer. 



Apple offers new iPhone Tips and Tricks Page

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Apple recently updated it's website to include Tips and Tricks for iOS 7.

Although most of tips can be used for all iPhone models, Apple lists the tips as phone specific for the 5s, 5c, and 4s

Apple advertises the Tips and Tricks as making "the things you do every day even easier."



iOS 7 Tips & Tricks: Mail

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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 Mail in iOS 7.



Netatmo Urban Weather Station Monitors Your Environment

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The Netatmo Urban Weather Station ($179) allows you to monitor your surrounding environment through the use of an app.

The Weather Station comes with an indoor and outdoor module to show you conditions in each location.

Through the Netatmo app (or website on your computer), you can view the weather, temperature, outdoor and indoor air quality, CO2 levels, humidity, barometric pressure and even sound levels.



Waterfield's iPhone Wallet Combines Style and Function

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The Waterfield iPhone Wallet ($49) is a compact, leather case designed to hold almost everything you need. Your iPhone is inserted into one side of the wallet, while cash and credit cards fit on the other side of the Ultrasuede divider. The front window on the iPhone Wallet lets you both see and use your iPhone without needing to take it out every time someone texts or calls.



iOS 7 Tips & Tricks: Calendar

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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 the new Calendar.



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