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Thursday 04/17/2014
Stopping the drain: Innovative technology helps conserve water throughout the house
Updated: April 22, 2014 - 1:33 am

(BPT) - Four hundred gallons – that’s how much water the average American home uses in a day, according to the Environmental Protection Agency. Is it any wonder? You turn on the tap to get a drink and run the water until it feels cool, or let the shower pour until the water is hot enough. The toilet or irrigation system runs a bit too long, and your dishwasher dates to the Clinton administration.

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Wednesday 04/16/2014
Parents: How to pick the right cost-effective technology device for your child's learning
Updated: April 22, 2014 - 1:33 am

(BPT) - When it comes to education, Americans may hotly debate testing, grading and teacher accountability, but one topic that finds wide-spread support among educators, parents, legislators and students is the value of technology in the classroom. With a majority of teachers reporting in a PBS Learning Media survey that they use technology to reinforce and expand on lessons and motivate students to learn, it is only a matter of time before your child will use technology in the classroom.

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Turn your home into a smart home with these simple technology upgrades
Updated: April 22, 2014 - 1:33 am

(BPT) - Homes are more technically advanced than ever before, providing homeowners with sophisticated sound systems, high-tech security capabilities and interactive entertainment systems. The good news is that you don’t have to be a techie to turn your home into a smart home.

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Tuesday 04/15/2014
New tech devices make the perfect gift for your grad
Updated: April 22, 2014 - 1:33 am

(BPT) - Years of hard work have all led to this moment; your loved one is graduating. This is a special time in his or her life. It marks an end to past successes and the doorway to new challenges and opportunities. As you celebrate this wonderful event, you may be wondering how to find the perfect gift for your grad. If you want something that showcases the importance of your loved one’s accomplishment but also sets him or her up for the future, then new technology is a great choice.

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Sunday 04/13/2014
Thinking of Buying a New Cell Phone? Four Things to Know Before You Do
Updated: April 14, 2014 - 1:34 am

(StatePoint) Buying a cell phone, despite all the options for models and stylish cases, is no easy task. Endless questions crop up about calling plans, data plans, voicemail and insurance. Getting a new phone may be a task that happens more often than you like -- as one in three smartphones are damaged within the first year of purchase.

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Modern technology rescues backyard pool-time fun
Updated: April 21, 2014 - 1:33 am

(BPT) - Technology  has made the world a very different place than it was just one, five or 10 years ago. Film cameras, handwritten letters and portable CD players, all have been replaced by newer, more efficient inventions.

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Thursday 04/10/2014
To-do list 2.0: How high-tech is making household chores easier than ever
Updated: April 18, 2014 - 1:33 am

(BPT) - Each week, the average person spends between 10 and 20 hours doing yard work and other tasks around the home, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. While necessary, these routine tasks don’t exactly fit neatly into today’s busy, on-the-go lifestyles, which is why technology is stepping in.

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Now You Can Join A Google Hangout With A Phone Number
Updated: April 11, 2014 - 1:33 am

(NAPSI)--With many businesses moving into the cloud to streamline and simplify their workday, the idea of an “office” is quickly becoming a state of mind. Meetings are happening remotely, and technology is relied on to connect people and replace traditional conference rooms.

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Should graduations return to the Grape Bowl?

Lodi Unified leaders are moving Lodi and Tokay high school graduations from the Grape Bowl to the Spanos Center at UOP in Stockton. They cite limited seating, costs and unpredictable weather at the Grape Bowl. But others say graduations at the Grape Bowl are an important Lodi tradition, and one reason many supported renovating the stadium. What do you think?

Total Votes: 186


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