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You will rarely hear me as the harbinger of Bad News, however, not enough people are talking about the dangers of the Heartbleed Virus which has left much of the information on the internet vulnerable. If you are a casual user of the web or if you own a blog or a website, it's important to take notice. I am not an expert although I will have an expert on NEXT week but we can at least go over the information out there so that you can make some educated decisions. Even if your don't listen, start changing your passcodes NOW. You can listen to a previous show here on passcodes as to why you should change them every six months but please pay attention because now in many cases it is not a suggestion but a necessity.

 

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How to know your antioxidant scores and what they mean. Special guest Sunita Pandit, Mrs. Cardiology will talk about the anti-oxidant scanner as seen on the Dr. Oz show. Why you need to know your scores, how it works, and how you can use the information to improve your health, well being and energy. In addition to being the host of the Mrs. Cardiology Show, Sunita is the practice manager for Cardiologist, Dr. Santosh Pandit in the North Hills of Pittsburgh. He is the only medical doctor in the Greater Pittsburgh Area with the ability to perform a non-invasive anti-oxidant scan on the surface of the skin. that will give the patient their results in 90 seconds. Find out how the Antioxidant Scanners reveals your body's ability to absorb nutrients.

 

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What happens when four award winning authors get together to write a mystery novel about a small island off the coast of Texas? This is not an anthology but a mystery novel with the same story line throughout and four uniquely distinct authors with their own brand of story telling. | Well you might think it got a little scrambled but not so, the result is a mesmerizing story filled with some fictional and some real characters, many real spots and businesses on the island and a platform for a fun tourist season treasure hunt. Guest today are c-authors of "Paragraphs, Mysteries of the Golden Booby" | Hear the story behind the book from the authors themselves. Bob Doerr| Pat Mc Grath Avery | Joyce Faulkner | David Harry | The story behind "Paragraphs, Mysteries of the Golden Booby" just might be even more interesting than the novel itself.

 

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Saroj Gopal Kulkarni came to the United States over 40 years ago with two toddlers and could read but not speak English. In her upcoming book she tells her story to Joanne Quinn-Smith about being a soccer mom who learned to speak English from American soap operas and whose kids often interpreted for her. Expected release date May, 2014

 

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When I googled "Popularity of Sexting with Teens" I came up with About 1,930,000 results (0.32 seconds) and the topics ranged from therapy group and research studies to a popular app that Teens are using that facilitates sexting. The disturbing trend involves pictures being exchanged by youngsters, often using mobile phone apps such as Snapchat or social networks such as Facebook, Flickr and Imgur. I even found an article on what are supposed to be "safe sexting" sites where you can't get caught because messages self destruct supposedly after your "timer" goes off. THIS IS NOT A JOKING MATTER. ........ According to new research published in theArchives of Pediatric & Adolescent Medicine in July 2012, one-fourth of teens admitted to having sent a sext. The results showed that over one-fourth of the teens admitted to sending a sext, but more girls (68.4 percent) were asked to send a sext more than boys (42.1 percent). Teens between the ages of 16 and 17 were more likely to be propositioned for a sext, and the requests declined in those 18 and older. Find out about a disturbing article on PAGE 8 of Search Results on the Dangers of Tween Sexting......

 

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Most of us are so used to using Wikipedia for answers that we haven't paid attention to its own disclaimers: "We may be wrong Гc?? Use at your own risk Гc?? We are not doctors Гc?? We can't help with law Гc?? You may disagree with what we include......Wikipedia is an encyclopedia on the Internet that is edited by anyone who wants to help. The way it works means that anyone with who can view the Internet can change what is written. When you read Wikipedia, you should remember that we cannot make sure that our information is checked by people who can make it complete, accurate or reliable......Today Techno Granny Will Give You Twelve Tips that may help you determine the validity of Wikipedia information or that on any other website.

 

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HTML or HyperText Markup Language is the main markup language for creating web pages and other information that can be displayed in a web browser.....There are many other markup languages to use so find out from a designer's point of view why html is still so popular..... Susan Newman of Susan Newman Design and Suzy Brandtastic TalkCast answers the big questions of "Why should you choose html for your email marketing rather than plain text?" As an award winning graphic designer she is well qualified to explain why adoption of HTML-capable email clients is now nearly universal, with less than 3% reporting that they use text-only clients.[

 

Publish Date: 02-23-2014 12:40:00
 

Developments in technology have altered more than just the way children learn and play, it has also altered the way we need to parent.  Raising children in our ever more technolological society can seem overwhelming at times, but navigating the digital world can be made easier via a few simple tips. 

One good tip is that if you have iPad or a computer that your child has regular access to, you should turn on parental controls.  The parental controls on the Ipad imits the websites that can be accessed and also puts an age restriction onto the apps that can be downloaded or even turn them off completely. When your children are online, ask them to demonstrate what they are doing.

This is a screenshot of a Parental control Page.  




How to Turn On Parental Controls for the iPad
The first step is going into the iPad settings by touching the settings icon. It looks like a bunch of gears and is one of the default icons for the iPad.
Once in settings, choose the general settings from the left-hand menu. You should reach a screen like the one shown above.
Next, choose Restrictions to go into the iPad settings for parental control.

The next step for enabling parental controls on the iPad is to turn on the iPad restrictions. Simply touch the top of the screen where it reads Enable Restrictions.
You will be prompted for a four digit passcode. Choose something you will remember, but not something your child can guess like a birthday or the last digits of a driver's license. If there is a significant date your like to remember in your past besides birthdays and anniversaries, that would be perfect.
The passcode for the iPad's restrictions will need to be entered twice to make sure you don't accidentally tap a different number than intended.
Once you have the iPad's parental controls enabled, you will be able to set different restrictions and even restrict some of the default applications that came with the iPad. This includes the Safari browser, YouTube and iTunes, so you can restrict your child's ability to view websites, watch videos and purchase music from their iPad.
You can also turn off the ability to install apps. You can still get apps on the iPad by installing them to iTunes and syncing them to the iPad, which will allow you to have complete control over which apps are on the iPad.
However, you also need to be careful not to go overboard when it comes to safety.  The internet is a normal part of life in the 21st century and your children should make use of it in a way that is both productive and safe.

For more tips on Online Safety Listen to these TechnoGranny Shows:





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Joanne Quinn-Smith is the Creative Energy Officer of Dreamweaver Marketing Associates in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and an expert on Web 2.0 Branding.2009 National SBA Small Business Journalist of the Year, Author "Folly of Marketing Plan in Your Head, 101 Compelling Reasons to Write One." Available at:http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00DHKVJOG


 

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Yes, you heard me say it. So you had no Valentine or a disappointing one and are ready to see what's out there. You already spend hours bent over your computer and rarely have fun time, mostly it's work or you are addicted to Facebook and need a change? Really hadn't even thought about dating apps, only websites and then Ellen Degeneres cast out her app dating jokes on Valentine's Day and TechnoGranny's inquiring mind wanted to know. So we recently investigated seven dating apps that you can download to your mobile devices and that can help you "prowl" for dates wherever you are. Sound swarmie, maybe not? You decide if the love of your life is waiting in the palm of your hand on your Iphone or if dating apps will become one more time sucking hobby like your Facebook account? Would love to have you all weigh in on this one.

 

Publish Date: 02-11-2014 17:00:00
 

Techno Granny Talks 02-10-2014
Secrets Revealed on Winning Awards for You, Business, or Organization

Blue Ribbon Award Winning Writing Tips
By: JoAnn R. Forrester, The Empress of Biz

Awards are an excellent way to position a client, business associate or oneself for recognition and FREE publicity.   The publicity received is often worth hundreds of thousands of dollars.  The following tips will give you an overview of writing a nomination that will stand out and shout, Pick me.

1.  Preparation: Knowing the RIGHT steps to take, people to nominate and what awards to nominate your nominee for saves time, frustration and losing submission.

2.  READ, know and follow the guidelines exactly for the nomination.  If you have questions¦ ASK the organization sponsoring the award.

3.  Nominee's Permission: It is essential to ask the intended honoree's permission to nominate him or her for an award.     Explain the award and let the nominee know up front if financial data is required.  Some nominees are uncomfortable with disclosing financial information and will elect not to continue.

4.  Supporting material: If there are supporting documents required, start gathering them immediately.  The supporting documents and letters can be referenced in the nomination write-up to illustrate strong points of the candidate.

5.  Writing: Give yourself plenty of time to write.  Figure at least 10 hours for each nomination.  This covers research, interviewing, verifying material and writing.  List each criteria and answer that only.  Use short and brief sentences with strong follow-up points.   Long sentences and narratives are boring.  The committee soon gets tired of reading and will start to skim over material.

6.  Editing: Have the nominee review and verify what you have written.  If you are unsure of a fact, do not use it.  If it states no more than 5 pages, stick to that!

7.  Submission: Make sure All information requested is enclosed.  Do not guess on postage if mailing.  Get proof of mailing or delivery verification of nomination.  Make sure you have the name of the person who received it.

8.  Congratulate Yourself.   You did it!  Pat yourself on the back!  You deserve it and when your nominee wins¦it will be a great time for all.

** Listen to Techno Granny's Interview with more Great Tips from JoAnn Forrester HERE **

Have a Nomination to Write?
JoAnn Forrester, of S. I. Business Associates, is an award winning business consultant, teacher, lecturer and writer. JoAnn has written over 300 award winning profiles for her clients, including the U.S. Small Business Administration National Small Business Journalist of the Year, U.S Small Business Administration National Small Business Person of the Year Award, YWCA Racial Justice Award, YWCA Tribute to Women, SBA Minority Business Advocate, Athena Awards, Stevie Awards and the PA Best 50 Award.

If you do not want to write your nomination she does.
JoAnn can be reached at 412-440-6969 or selfimagebz@aol.com. 

About the Author and Guest:
JoAnn R. Forrester is co-host of the Empress of Biz Talkcast and co-founder, president and partner in S. I. Business Associates, Small Business Solutions, LLC and Celebrate and Share.  She is an entrepreneur, writer, business growth specialist, teacher, columnist and award winning writer.  JoAnn specializes in helping small businesses grow and prosper.  She is the co-developer of the PRICE IT PERFECT„c cost management system for small business, and has secured over 40 million dollars in loans and investment for her clients.

JoAnn is a celebrated business author of two well received business books:  "Steps to Owning Your Own Successful Business©", and the "David vs Goliath Marketing Handbook©."  Her current project is "52 Dangerous Mistakes Entrepreneurs Make©."  JoAnn has been a featured business columnist for the Pittsburgh Business Times writing on Business Finance and for PPLMag.com.  In 2008, JoAnn started the Empress of Biz Talkcast Show, Listen, Learn, Prosper!  The goal of the show is to provide inspiration, guidance and practical advice to business owners.

She is co-founder of The Women of Achievement Awards Dinner which has recognized over 250 prominent women in Pittsburgh while raising funds for Cribs for Kids®and other not for profit organizations.  JoAnn is also co-founder of the Pennsylvania Women's Hall of Achievement and was elected President in June of 2012.The goal of the PA Women's Hall of Achievement is to honor and highlight the accomplishments and achievements of the women of Pennsylvania.

In recognition of her contributions and championing of small and woman owned businesses, JoAnn has been recognized twice by the U. S. Small Business Administration as the Pennsylvania Women Business Champion (1989 and 2000). In addition she has been recognized as a Pennsylvania Best 50 Women in Business, an Honoree in the Pennsylvania Honor Role of Women, awarded the Greater Pittsburgh Chapter of the National Association of Women Business Owners Founder's Award, and recognized by the National Women's Hall of Fame. In 2010, she was honored by the Greater Pittsburgh YWCA in their Tribute to Women Awards in the entrepreneur category.

© Joanne Quinn-Smith 2014 All rights reserved.

 

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Guest, JoAnn R. Forreste of Blue Ribbon Profiles has written over 300 successful award profiles. Awards are an excellent way to position a client, business associate or oneself for recognition and FREE publicity. The publicity received is often worth hundreds of thousands of dollars. The following tips will give you an overview of writing a nomination that will stand out and shout, "Pick me."......Today JoAnn will give you 8 tips on doing awards the right way so that you have a great chance at winning. So Listen in as we explore the Secrets Revealed on Winning Awards for You, Your Business or Organization. Awards are an excellent way to position a client, business associate or oneself for recognition and FREE publicity. The publicity received is often worth hundreds of thousands of dollars. The following tips will give you an overview of writing a nomination that will stand out and shout, "Pick me!"

 

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Some old some new, these are TechnoGranny's website picks for 2014, some also even have apps to go with them. To decipher med speak--MayoClincHealthSystem.com......For a new twist on internet dating mysinglefriend.com......To keep up with your android phone and apps--Google Play website.....Keep up with technology gadgets and consumer electronics-endgadget.com.... And because inquiring minds want to know and get information.....ted.com...There you have it, TechnoGranny's Five Websites Worth Searching in 2014

 

Publish Date: 01-20-2014 19:39:00
 
Techno Granny Talks 01-20-2014
Secrets Revealed! How Hypno Dining Helps Weight Loss
Featured Guest: Sanna Carapellotti

Sanna Carapellotti is a clinical hypnotherapist with a specialty in the energy approach for helping you change your life. She uses Hypnotherapy, EFT. Hellinger Constellion work and guided imagery. Sanna has been in private practice since 1993 and makes hypnotic audios. Her clients come to her for eating issues, surgery empowerment and stress reduction.



1. Eating issues is a specialty of yours. How did this come about? Did you ever have eating issues of your own?

Eating is ultimately within our control when we become more conscious of what we are doing when food is present.

It is also important to know that there are pushes and pulls that reinforce our habits, and we can change them when they no longer serve us.

2. Talk about Eating Habits, How are they formed? Reinforced?

Eating habits begin in early infancy, even in utero. And our immediate environment and culture support how we behave around food, until we or someone close to us increases our consciousness.

3. How do you help your clients with their eating struggles? You created two techniques to help clients. Please explain them.

I created HypnoDining and The Family Table to help with long standing rhythms and speeds and patterns of how we eat.

4. Explain HypnoDining? How did it come about? What is it?

HypnoDining is a structured eating experience designed to connect us with the gifts food offer. It is an actual eating experience.

5. HypnoDining has a special NEW YEARS bonus offering. Tell us about that:

Extended small group times with me between 9:30 and 10:00
Personalized half an hour phone consult with Sanna after HypnoDining to help you.

Hypno Dining class is held on every third Wednesday of the month at Orbis Caffe.
M-Powered over Junk Food... is every other month and through private sessions. Bring it on!


Sanna Carapellotti's Life Changing Hypnotherapy
Emotional Freedom Technique  |  Family Constellations  |  Quantum Touch
412.344.2272  |  sanna@pahyp.com
Sanna-Carapellotti.com  | Sanna on PPLmag.com

© Joanne Quinn-Smith 2014 All rights reserved.




 

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Find out the issues behind your lack of success with weight loss and how hypno-dining can help.......Sanna Carapellotti, MS, CHt is a clinical hypnotherapist with a specialty in the energy approach for helping you change your life. She uses Hypnotherapy, EFT. Hellinger Constellion work and guided imagery. Sanna has been in private practice since 1993 and makes hypnotic audios. Her clients come to her for eating issues, surgery empowerment and stress reduction. .....Today she discusses how her Hypno-Dining Class can help you with eating issues and TechnoGranny will tell you how it has helped her to shed 23 pounds including during the Thanksgiving and Christmas Holidays.....Secrets Revealed TODAY "Why Hypno Dining Helps Weight Loss."

 

Publish Date: 01-16-2014 16:15:00
 


Techno Granny, Handyman Tells You

 How to Protect Pipes in Winter



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Pittsburgh Area Handyman Brian Fallet of "He's Pretty Handy will give you chapter and verse today to keep you from experiencing the damage that can be caused by frozen pipes. .....From deterrents to freezing to things NOT to do to unthaw them whether you are a homeowner or renter you should not miss this on "How to Protect Your Water Pipes in Winter." Build Zoom--He's Pretty Handy is a handymen in Pittsburgh, PA. Rated in the top 30% of 21,136 contractors in Pittsburgh. 

Frozen water pipes are a serious risk during extremely cold weather. When water freezes, it expands and can put enough pressure on any pipe to cause it to burst. When a pipe bursts it can spill hundreds of gallons of water per hour and cause thousands of dollars of damage to your home.

To prevent frozen pipes:

Drain and store outdoor hoses. Close the inside valves that supply the outdoor hose bibs. Open the outdoor hose bib to allow water to drain and to allow any remaining water to expand without breaking the pipe.

Keep garage doors closed if there are any water supply lines in the garage.

Open kitchen and bathroom cabinet doors to allow warmer air to circulate around the plumbing.

Leave the faucet open so you get a slow drip. The dripping water will help keep the water in the pipe from freezing. 

If you are going away during cold weather keep your thermostat set to a temperature no lower than 55 degrees.

Insulate any exposed pipes.

If you turn on the water and get no water or only a trickle, you can suspect a frozen pipe. Likely areas are any pipes on exterior walls or pipes coming into the house. If you are unable to locate the frozen pipe, contact a plumber or your local handyman.

When working to thaw a pipe, work from the side nearest the faucet and work towards the frozen area, this way any water can flow out and pressure from the water supply can push the ice out as it melts.|

You can uses several methods to unfreeze a pipe,
Wrap  the area of the pipe with towels soaked in hot water.
Wrap the area of the pipe with a heating pad.
Use a hair dryer or small portable heater. If the pipe is near a wall, use a cookie sheet behind the pipe to reflect the heat to the back of the pipe.
Do not apply any open flame such as a blow torch to the pipe, this can cause a pipe to explode or worse start a house fire.

Keep the faucet open, as you treat the frozen pipe and the frozen area begins to melt, water will begin to flow through the frozen area. Running water through the pipe will help melt more ice in the frozen area.

Know where your water main is, if the frozen pipe bursts, you will want to shut off the water as soon as you can.

 He's Pretty Handy Website412-431-1498
 




 

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Frozen water pipes are a serious risk during extremely cold weather. When water freezes, it expands and can put enough pressure on any pipe to cause it to burst. When a pipe bursts it can spill hundreds of gallons of water per hour and cause thousands of dollars of damage to your home. ...... Pittsburgh Area Handyman Brian Fallet of "He's Pretty Handy will give you chapter and verse today to keep you from experiencing the damage that can be caused by frozen pipes. .....From deterrents to freezing to things NOT to do to unthaw them whether you are a homeowner or renter you should not miss this on "How to Protect Your Water Pipes in Winter." Build Zoom--He's Pretty Handy is a handymen in Pittsburgh, PA. Rated in the top 30% of 21,136 contractors in Pittsburgh.

 

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Wherever you live, NOA is broadcasting the expectation of the coldest weather since 1994 especially on the East Coast. That means many twenty years olds have never seen weather this cold and have no concept of how to stay safe in it. So it might be a good idea to forward this on to the younger generation. Today tips from National Weather Organizations and also places known for cold weather like Minnesota......and the Red Cross who deals in weather emergencies......Tips to keep your car functioning in low temperatures.....Tips to keep you safe in your home.....Driving Safety Tips.....Pet Safety Tips.....Emergency Road Kit Check List....Tips for Walking on Snow and Ice.....Also foot cleats that TechnoGranny uses and her special trick for walking across her brick street on ice. All in all 60 Safety Tips for Extreme Cold Weather

 

Publish Date: 12-13-2013 00:00:00
 




Last minute shoppers want to wow your techie friends? Here are 14 Tech Gift Ideas from the Techno Granny. She does not have time to do your shopping for you, but she has done your research and from Wacky to Wonderful she has found 14 Tech Gift Ideas for the techies in your life. Also some hints for what to buy the TechnoGranny.



Fitbit Force Wireless Activity + Sleep Wristband

Fitbit's new Force tracker is one of the best fitness gadgets we've seen and sure to make a great stocking-stuffer for you or someone you care about.

Tracks steps, distance, calories burned, stairs climbed, and active minutes
Monitor how long and how well you sleep
Wake up with a silent, vibrating alarm (that won't disturb your partner)
Get instant access to your stats with a real-time digital OLED display
Sync stats automatically to your computer and leading smartphones

4.0 stars
CNET Editors' Rating
Average User Review 4 stars out of 4 user reviews
Starting at: $129.95 thru $176.00 so do comparison shopping

The good: The Fitbit Force makes it easy to track steps, sleep, and calories. Its wrist strap design is lightweight, comfortable to wear, and also functions as a watch.The Force syncs wirelessly over Bluetooth, and Fitbit's solution provides plenty of ways to sift through fitness data.

The bad: Closing the Fitbit Force's strap shut is a challenge. Direct syncing is only available with newer iPhones, the Samsung Galaxy S3, S4, and Note 2 handsets.

The bottom line: The Fitbit Force leaps to the top of the fitness tracker heap, with a bright screen, comfortable fit, and a bevy of slick features.




Tocky Runaway Alarm Clock with MP3 - Kiwi 


The $69 Tocky by Nanda Home will never let you sleep through a meeting again. This alarm clock not only wakes you on time, but it also rolls off the bedside table and across the floor so you can't hit the snooze button. The device also lets you record custom sounds or upload MP3s.





USB Heating Gloves

It can get cold in offices on those windswept winter days. Keep the special someone on your list warm at all times with these toasty USB-powered heated mittens. ($25, Perpetualkid.com)




Violight Cell Phone Sanitizer

Cell phones can collect more bacteria than a toilet seat, studies show. An ultraviolet sanitizing dock will zap those germs into the ether and preserve your health through the holiday season. Available from Brookstone for $49.95. [via AOL
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LP-2020A+ Lepai Tripath Class-T Hi-Fi Audio Mini Amplifier with Power Supply by Lepai
Who said a stereo amplifier had to be expensive? If you want a "cheap but good" stereo for the a bedroom or den, just add a pair of speakers to this little digital amp -- which costs less than $25. Given the bargain-basement price, it actually sounds pretty good, too.

3.5 stars

CNET Editors' Rating
4.0 stars


Average User Review out of 17 user reviews

Starting at: $14.55

The good: The Lepai LP-2020A+ is an ultracheap mini amplifier that offers 20 watts per channel, two inputs, and bass and treble controls.

The bad: There's no remote control, and the blue illuminated ring surrounding the volume control is glaringly bright in a dark room. The amp is so light (if not fastened down) that it slides around when the controls are used.

The bottom line: As long as you're realistic about the capabilities and limited features set of the Lepai LP-2020A+, you can't go wrong with this little $25

Lepai Tripath-based mini audio amplifier is ideal for both home and car audio applications.

The TA2020 is a 20W/ch continuous average two-channel Class-T Digital Audio Power Amplifier IC using Tripath's proprietary technology.



Freehands Gloves


Keep your hands toasty while you text with Freehands gloves for men and women. From $16





Panasonic RP-HTX7-W1 Stereo Headphones

For whatever reason, Panasonic seems to have become the go-to choice for cheap-but-good headphones. The full-size but lightweight RP-HTX7s do a good job of blocking out external sounds, and they sound great for the price. They're available in at least three colors (black, white, and green) for as little as $25.00 Shop around a bit

Headphones
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Average User Review out of 1 user reviews



Starting at: $34.68

The good: The Panasonic RP-HTX7s are affordable entry-level over-the ear headphones that fit comfortably, are relatively lightweight, and sound very good for the money. They also don't leak sound, and their retro styling is more hit than miss.

The bad: They're slightly brash; there's no integrated microphone for making cell phone calls.

The bottom line: While their sound and design may not appeal to everyone, the Panasonic RP-HTX7s are excellent entry-level over-the-ear headphones that are a good bargain.




The lightweight Pivothead Durango eyewear puts a video camera in between your eyes


Pivothead 1080 HD 8MP Video Recording Camera Polarized Hand-Free Sunglasses, Durango Chameleon
$349.00 $299.00





Google Glass may still be $1,500, but if you're just looking for sunglasses that have a discreet embedded video camera, the $299 Pivothead Durango is arguably a better alternative.

3.5 stars
CNET Editors' Rating
5.0 stars
Average User Review out of 1 user reviews

Starting at: $299.00

The good: The lightweight Pivothead Durango eyewear puts a video camera right between your eyes for easy and reasonably discreet hands-free capture of full HD video.

The bad: The Durango design isn't for everyone and while the video quality is very good for this type of device, it might not be good enough for some considering its $350 price.

The bottom line: Pivothead's pricey Durango video-recording eyewear is a fast, easy way to shoot Web-friendly POV movies.

Kingston DataTraveler SE9 
Everyone can use a spare USB flash drive, and the Kingston DataTraveler SE9 is rugged enough to live on your keychain while storing a whopping 16GB of data (almost two DVDs' worth). The 16GB model costs only about $11, the 32GB around $21.
Starting at: $10.98


Lacie Petite Key USB drive
You'll pay a bit extra for the Lacie Petite Key compared to other USB drives, but it's worth it for the metal design, which is said to be waterproof to 100 meters. The 16GB model will run you about $20, the 32GB about $10 more.

AmazonBasics HDMI cable
Whether you're unwrapping a new game console, Blu-ray player, Apple TV, Roku, or pretty much any other home video gift, you'll need one of these to connect it to your TV. Rather than pay $50 or more at your local Best Buy for a so-called "premium" cable, get the AmazonBasics two-pack for just $9 -- they'll work just as well, and you'll have a spare, too.
Anker USB Car Charger

Chances are that you'll need to charge more than one gadget in your car -- and the Anker USB Charger can handle two at once, including a tablet. Not bad for under $12.

4.5 stars
CNET Editors' Rating

The good: The unobtrusive Anker USB 24W / 2.4A + 2.4A (4.8A max) Car Charger packs two high-speed USB charging ports into a device the size of a standard single-port charger. Dedicated Android and Apple charging ports ensure maximum charging speed for tablets and large smartphones and can be used simultaneously.

The bad: Users who want to, for example, charge two iPhones will be stuck trickle-charging one of them. The white color scheme stands out in most cars' interiors.

The bottom line: If you find it at a discount, the Anker 24W USB charger is an excellent option for powering multiple smartphones or tablets while on the road.


Gboard, The Gmail Keypad
Your life could be so much easier if you were to master Gmail's time saving shortcuts. Luckily, ThinkGeek is offering a $19.99 USB keypad designed to execute 19 of Gmail's common shortcut functions at the press of a single button. [via Switched]



'Cooking For Geeks'
With O'Reilly Media's Cooking for Geeks recipe book, aspiring chefs and scientists alike can learn how to create great-tasting dishes while exploring the chemical changes that food undergoes in the process. From $27.99.



'Flirtexting: How To Text Your Way To His Heart'

Flirtexting, the woman's guide to sending flirty text messages, is available at Amazon from $7.50 (new and used).



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Lat minute shoppers want to wow your techie friends? Here are 14 Tech Gift Ideas from the Techno Granny from an alarm clock that rolls off the nite stand so you can't hit the snooze button to convertible top gloves that keep your hands war, while you are texting waiting for the bus. There are USB heating gloves that hook to your computer for warehouse workers and your loved ones who work in drafty offices. Also there is a nifty phone sanitizer because you know that cell phones get more germs than a toilet seat, another reason you should not use them in a restaurant.....Also neat tech gifts under $50.00 and stocking stuffers uner $20.00, even under $10.00....... TechnoGranny does not have time to do your shopping for you but she has done your research and from Wacky to Wonderful she has found 14 Tech Gift Ideas for the techies in your life. Also some hints for what to buy the TechnoGranny.

 

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Many consider podcasting an alternative to commercial radio and TV, because the low cost of producing a podcast allows more voices and viewpoints to be heard. Also, unlike TV and radio, which produce programs for mass consumption, podcasts are "narrowcasts," where only those interested in a certain topic seek out programs and sign up to listen......Here are six great reasons to listen to podcasts like the TechnoGrannyShow. ......1. You can listen/watch whenever......2. The content not available elsewhere 3. Podcasts are portable. You can listen/watch wherever. .....4. You the listener or watcher have more control over content.....5. Fewer commercials and the ones there are uniquely targeted.......6. You can access shorter content and move on if you are bored. .....Listen in for TechnoGranny, Joanne Quinn-Smith and the EmpressofBiz, JoAnn Forrester as they give you more in depth info on Six Great Reasons to Listen to Podcasts and also some hints on where and how to find them.

 

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Air Force veteran, Linda D. Swink is an award winning three time author and professional speaker......2013 Gold Award Winner for Biography, "Life on a Five Dollar Bet" is a true story. .....When Ed Mechenbier retired from the United States Air Force Reserve in June 2004, he held the distinction of being the oldest former Vietnam POW and Air Force general still in uniform on flying status......."Life on a $5 Bet" tells how he survived those dark days and went on to become a general officer by holding to values learned at the Academy: Integrity First, Service Before Self, and Excellence in All We Do......This interview is the back story of the author, Linda Swink.....As a member of the United States Air Force for fifteen years and an Army wife for ten, Linda learned to appreciate the sacrifice those in uniform made for this country. .....With a deep understanding and respect for military veterans, she honored those who fought and died for our county in her book, "In Their Honor: The Men Behind the Names of Our Military Installations." .....LInda Swink, 2013 Military Writer's Society of America for the Biography, "Life on a Five Dollar Bet."

 

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Back by suggestion of TechnoGrannyShow listeners, Environmental Activist Susan Newman and Environmental Attorney, Tamar Cerafici..... Third in a series on the environment......Topics for discussion by environmental activist Susan Newman: Effects of pesticides on water, soil, humans, animals.....Atrazine..... Chlorothalonil....Alternatives to pesticides and Environmental awareness organizations........... Environmental Attorney Tamar Cerafici will discuss: Governmental decisions on pesticies; .....Government requirements on in home chemical use;...... Community management of household chemicals and wase; ......Getting involved in community decisions; ....... Keeping nasty chemicals out of your personal ecosystem.......And the environmental discussion continues on 12 Facts Your Should Know About Pesticides in the Environment

 

Publish Date: 11-05-2013 12:16:00
 

TechnoGrannyShow, Ten Ways to Feng Shui Your Landscape

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Title: Techno Granny, Ten Tips to Feng Shui Your Landscape
Time: 08/21/2013 10:00 AM EDT

Episode Notes: Yvonne Phillips is an innovative Feng Shui color and design consultant, author, speaker As a 20-plus-year Feng Shui advisor and educator, she is a veritable font of knowledge and inspiration on how to live in total harmony within oneГc??s environment for health, wealth, wellness, creativity and happiness. Through Creative Color & Design, Yvonne and her staff provide Feng Shui analysis, training and consulting for businesses and corporations.......Today Yvonne will give ten tips to Feng Shui Your Landscape and a bonus offer to listeners. Starting with removing clutter and weeds to adding candles or a fire pit, she will give ten plus tips on creating beauty and abundance in your landscaping.

Yvonne Phillips

President  | Creative Feng Shui Color & Design
Yvonne Phillips is an innovative Feng Shui color and design consultant, author, speaker and featured media guest with expertise in visual merchandising and promotional marketing. As a 20-plus-year Feng Shui advisor and educator, she is a veritable font of knowledge and inspiration on how to live in total harmony within one's environment for health, wealth, wellness, creativity and happiness. Through Creative Color & Design, Yvonne and her staff provide Feng Shui analysis, training and consulting for businesses and corporations.

Yvonne's career includes working nationally in the hospitality industry, with both the French-owned corporation Sodexo USA and US conglomerate Compass Group USA. Her clients have spanned a variety of industries, such as colleges and universities, retail establishments, hospitals and healthcare companies. Projects of note include the Feng Shui landscape design for a 40-acre conference-equestrian-yoga-retreat center, for which she received professional acclaim, and the incorporation of Feng Shui concepts into the South Side Works corporate-retail complex along Pittsburgh's riverfront.
Here is my take on a recent trip to Mexico as a Feng Shui  & Foodie expert.




The entrance to your home brings in the good, healthy chi energy.

It will also give the same results if you pay special attention to the area.

On my way to the registration area, a lovely lady met me with several cocktails of my choice.  I didn't want to be rude, so of course, I helped myself to a cool looking Mohito.  Yes, it was just a perfect start of the holiday vacation!  This was a gracious, hospitable beginning and I was eating it up as I have worked in the hospitality business for a long time.

I am a very visual person and all the sights and colors and sounds captured me immediately and I couldn't wait to explore the resort.  All of my Feng Shui senses were at full attention.  The seating areas in the open gathering spaces were colorful and had uplifting music to help weary travelers start the transition from home to vacation.


All of the elements of Feng Shui, water, earth, metal, fire and wood were present everywhere I looked.  The beautiful, well designed swimming pools, the well maintained tropical forests were just wonderful and made me smile immediately. But then there was a big surprise waiting for me on the other side of a curved walk way.  Right in the middle of my path was the most extraordinary peacock I had ever seen and for some reason I was shown the glorious color display

Landscaping that is energized with the flow of chi will bring life to your home, and attract an abundance of birds, butterflies and a feeling of wellbeing. By incorporating representations of the elements, you can make your garden a retreat oasis in alignment with the wisdom of Feng Shui.



  • Remove clutter, weeds, dead plants, objects to trip on such as tools and hoses, and other strewn debris in order to clear the space and let the energy (chi) flow.
  • Don't overwhelm the environment with every dazzling color in the book, but choose a selection of uplifting colors such as orange and yellow, and calming colors like blue, purple and white.
  • Steer clear of items with sharp and pointed angles; rather choose smooth rounded corners to all objects, decorative pieces, flower pots and furniture.
  • Avoid placing a fence or large object in the middle of your yard or garden, as it will block the flow of energy and disrupt the positive chi.


Elements of Feng Shui in your landscaping:

  • Earth - Keep the soil fertile and the flowers, trees and grass well maintained, as this enhances the earth element. Place round stones as a border around spaces, or as appealing and calming decoration to enhance the grounding balance of the earth element. 
  • Wood Choose wooden planting boxes, or adorn your landscaping with decorative wooden pieces such as a carving, bench or bamboo pieces. As a lucky Feng Shui cure, bamboo is used to attract health, abundance and happiness.
  • Metal - Place something metal in your landscaping to encourage the properties of that important element, such as wind chimes or planters.
  •  Water - Include still or slow flowing water such as a fountain, bird bath, pond or pooled water from a stream. It's not encouraged to have a fast moving stream or river through your property, as this carries the positive energy away from your home, akin to peace or abundance flying out the door . Instead, have pooled or slower flowing water which can collect beneficial chi to stay in your yard.
  • Fire - For the final touches of balancing the elements, fire can be represented in various ways such as candles or lanterns, or a fire pit.


You can easily create a feel-good and ambient garden patio with pillows, blankets on your patio furniture and outdoor music.


Just a few extra touches and working with the surrounding landscape brings restorative benefits and balance to the energy flow around and through your home. You'll feel the difference and savour your time in the yard even more.  



Talking Points:

1. Feng Shui design and landscaping of your home or building impacts your energy before you walk in the door.  It is a subtle energy/chi that can be a positive experience or negative experience.

2.  All of the key elements of FS are water, earth, metal, fire and wood and can enhance your well being or deplete it depending on the positioning of the elements.

3.  The ancient philosophy anchors in your goals for the day week or year if used correctly.  Different schools have the same results.

4. The real estate moguls have it right by saying your home must have curb appeal.  Creating the right "outside" dГ©cor in combination with your landscaping can make the difference of a sale or no sale!

I just need the time to call in and the phone number.

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Joanne Quinn-Smith is the Creative Energy Officer of Dreamweaver Marketing Associates in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and an expert on Web 2.0 Branding.
2009 National SBA Small Business Journalist of the Year, Author "Folly of Marketing Plan in Your Head, 101 Compelling Reasons to Write One."  Available at:  http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00DHKVJOG


 

Publish Date: 11-04-2013 21:06:00
 


One Environmental Attorney, One Environmental Activist

Ten Plus Green Technologies

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As promised last week, Environmental Attorney, Tamar Cerafici and Environmental Activist Susan Newman combine forces to give you 10 Plus Technologies that will help you go green and conserve the environment. Find the answer two burning questions: Can techology really help you go green?Can an attorney really be an environmental advocate?  Listen in as Tamar Cerafici and Susan Newman match wits to give you 10 plus technological ways to conserve the environment.

Susan Newman,

Branding and brand visibility designer who specializes in your global visual presence, creating brand consistency and ROI for your business. Susan's studio creates clean, cutting-edge branding and successful business marketing solutions to help YOU attract your exact target clients. Creating on target branding everyday for start-ups, small businesses, entrepreneurs, and corporations.


With more than 20 years and more than 1000 books created, Susan is an experienced award winning book designer who loves to work with authors. Thinking of the BIG picture, Susan loves to create the book and then build the branding and buzz around it to make that author successful.


Susan is a speaker, panelist and host of an educational webinar series on branding and marketing strategies to build successful small businesses, entrepreneurs, and professional creatives (BroadcastLouder.com) She is also the host of the internet radio show, Suzy Brandtastic (Interview Series) on Talkshoe.com, and streaming on iTunes podcasts.


Susan publishes a "brand interview" series (73 and counting) to feature artists, creatives, small business owners and entrepreneurs. http://brandingyoubetter.com/brand-interviews/.


Susan is co-founder of Frogs Are Green, LLC, an awareness organization helping to save frogs from extinction. 
an organization spreading awareness and engaging kids around the world. To learn more about this cause Visit:  


From Susan


Technologies that Help You Go Green

1- Printing all materials on FSC certified paper, business cards, posters, etc.

What is FSC-certified paper?
FSC-certified paper typically is composed of virgin tree fibers but it can be just as eco-friendly as recycled paper. Find out why.
More info about FSC paper? visit: https://us.fsc.org


Pick up the book: The Little Book of Shocking Global Facts by Fiell
Also: Greening Your Small Business by Jennifer Kaplan


2- Printing t-shirts using green technologyand locally, not overseas.

3- I always power down all equipment at night, and believe it has helped sustain them.

4- Facebook & LinkedIn do a really great job of helping me reach people all over the world which has led to more people entering contests and creating buzz, finding guest bloggers or interesting biologists, herpetologists and more... to collaborate with or interview.

5- We recycle everything here.

Susan environmental awareness site :  Frogs are Green is at http://frogsaregreen.org


Tamar Cerafici
Attorney Cerafici is an internationally recognized leader and legal specialist in the often complex and challenging nuclear regulatory industry. She has been at the forefront of the industry in building regulatory and policy framework for a new generation of nuclear plants. She was a major contributor to the first Early Site Permit granted under 10 CFR part 52, successfully implementing alternative site analyses that have become the general standard.

She's also an internationally known expert on marketing techniques for lawyers, and other billable-hour professionals, speaking around the world to delighted audiences everywhere.

Specialties:Expert Witness: In nuclear regulator practice Cerafici resolved disputes with the NRC and defended environmental challenges for new plants . She has testified as an expert witness before the Atomic Safety Licensing board as well as NRC public meetings.
Environmental lawyer: Cerafici has worked closely with legislators, regulators and owners to develop unique management strategies for hazardous materials, including high-level nuclear waste cleanup.

1. Practicing in the Cloud

Ross Kodner - RIP July 31 2013 - Got me started on the idea of practicing in the Cloud

   A. Storing data on a data center that is not in your office
     Evernote
     Google Apps
     iCloud
     Gmail

   B. Paperless office

According to Reuters, Managers and staff spend 50% of their time searching for  information"
     Portability
     Available on any device
     Nothing to maintain

   C. Reduction in office cost & hassles
     Backups are done for you
     My computer experience

2. Courtroom technology

   A. E-filing
   B. Courtroom presentation all on iPad - Tablets
   C. Ability to manipulate and present exhibits
   D. Jurors love it, because it's like watching TV,   and they don't have to shuffle papers
   E. Online Jury Consultation!

3. Availability of training online

   A. Reduces travel costs & impact

   B. Reduces paper work for governing boards

3. APPS!!!!!

     A. Allow use of tablet tech in courtrooms
     B. Reduction in papers you have to haul into court
     C. Actually make notes on tablet and save them in   your Cloud office 

--Great blog for law office tech, brought to you by the American Bar Association:  http://www.lawtechnologytoday.org/

Tamar's main website is a blog: www.legalshoe.blogspot.com
tnelaw@gmail.com

4.  Using Social Media and online tools for advertising

Some shows on Green Technology from TechnoGranny

Techno Granny, Can You Really Make Ethanol at Home for $1.00 Per Gallon?

Author, Author Shine Out Loud!Joyce Faulkner on Author Research Tools (mostly Evernote)http://www.talkshoe.com/talkshoe/web/audioPop.jsp?episodeId=765861&cmd=apop

 Techno Granny, 9 Types of E-Books That You can Publish  http://www.talkshoe.com/talkshoe/web/audioPop.jsp?episodeId=704087&cmd=apop


Techno Granny, Get Paid for Your Expertise, Teach Online with Udemy  http://www.talkshoe.com/talkshoe/web/audioPop.jsp?episodeId=731081&cmd=apop


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Joanne Quinn-Smith is the Creative Energy Officer of Dreamweaver Marketing Associates in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and an expert on Web 2.0 Branding.
2009 National SBA Small Business Journalist of the Year, Author "Folly of Marketing Plan in Your Head, 101 Compelling Reasons to Write One."  Available at:  http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00DHKVJOG

 

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As promised last week, Environmental Attorney, Tamar Cerafici and Environmental Activist Susan Newman combine forces to give you 10 Plus Technologies that will help you go green and conserve the environment. Find the answer two burning questions: Can techology really help you go green?......Can an attorney really be an environmental advocate?......Listen in as Tamar Cerafici and Susan Newman match wits to give you 10 plus technological ways to conserve the environment.

 

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Environmental Attorney, Tamar Cerafici, who has practiced environmental law from Utah to Pennsylvania and Vermont and also internationally will discuss why environmental attorneys can often be the "good guys." ......FIVE WAYS THEY KEEP OUR WORLD SAFE: Help KEEP our habitat safe for humanity...... Keep Rivers from catching on fire...... Butterfly effect...... China Example...... The triple bottom line, economics of environmental law..... Technology forcing compliance because of software advances for tracking......So listen in as the Author of "Legal Shoe" blog and the book, "Dominate, How Smart Lawyers Crush the Competition" explains the six ways that Environmental Attorneys Keep Our World Safe for future generations.

 

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On any day of the week you can go to Google Trends online and check the Hot Search Topics of the Day. Here are TechnoGranny's top pics out of the top ten for 10-21-13. Microsoft release Windows 8.1 update in reaction to customer complaints | Science & Tech | News | Daily Express (Links will be posted on TechnoGrannyTalks Blog).....AND the Prenumbral Lunar Eclipse October 2013: If you missed it. Watch The Celestial Show Online (Links will be provided on TechnoGrannyTalks blog)

 

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"Captain Edward Zellem is the award-winning author of eight bilingual books of Afghan Proverbs. He is a trained Dari speaker who worked every day for a year and a half with Afghans in Afghanistan, including a year inside Afghanistan's Presidential Palace. He has served as a United States Navy officer for 26 years. While in Afghanistan, Captain Zellem became fascinated with the way Afghans use Proverbs in their daily conversations. He began collecting and translating them, and used them every day with Afghans in his professional and personal life. After students at a local Kabul high school offered to create illustrations, he decided to publish his collection to share with the world. Net proceeds from his books go to support Afghan literacy programs."....... 2013 MWSA Gold Medal Award for 1st book, Zarbul Masalha: 151 Afghan Dari Proverbs....... 2013 21st Annual Writer's Digest Self-Published Book Awards, 1st Place Winner for 2nd Book, Afghan Proverbs Illustrated (has also been published in six additional languages)

 

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From not being an egghead with no profile picture to twitter etiquette, there are tips here from basic to advanced, but most is just plain common sense. For instance is it ever okay to forget the same manners that you use in the real world when you are operating in the cyber world? Consider the life of a tweet or a social media post and let's talk about exactly that. Today you can call TechoGranny, the Emily Post of Tweeting and you can add your ideas or questions at: infoattechnogrannyshowdotcom.

 

Publish Date: 10-14-2013 13:59:00
 


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Title: Techno Granny, 20 Tips to Keep You From Being a Twit on TwitterTime: 10/14/2013 10:00 AM EDT
Episode Notes: From not being an egghead with no profile picture to twitter etiquette, there are tips here from basic to advanced, but most is just plain common sense. For instance is it ever okay to forget the same manners that you use in the real world when you are operating in the cyber world? Consider the life of a tweet or a social media post and let's talk about exactly that. Today you can call TechoGranny, the Emily Post of Tweeting and you can add your ideas or questions at: infoattechnogrannyshowdotcom.

 

Publish Date: 10-14-2013 13:59:00
 


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Title: Techno Granny, 20 Tips to Keep You From Being a Twit on TwitterTime: 10/14/2013 10:00 AM EDT
Episode Notes: From not being an egghead with no profile picture to twitter etiquette, there are tips here from basic to advanced, but most is just plain common sense. For instance is it ever okay to forget the same manners that you use in the real world when you are operating in the cyber world? Consider the life of a tweet or a social media post and let's talk about exactly that. Today you can call TechoGranny, the Emily Post of Tweeting and you can add your ideas or questions at: infoattechnogrannyshowdotcom.

 

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What would McGiver have been like if he had some modern technology to supplement his ingenuity. Would the series Quark have survived in spite of its two blonde twin bombshells? How about Star Trek, without the campy equipment would we have Trek conventions. Would Godzilla movies be pop icons today? And how about the Jetsons, the cartoon has inspired many current technologies. Today TechnoGranny takes a look at four retro productions and how technology of today might have affected them. The broadcast may suffer for lack of pictures, but you can find those later today at: http://technogrannyshow.com It's worgh going there to see pictues of how Todays Technology May Have Been Used in Old Movies and TV.

 

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Today's Guest is a Pittsburgh Area Professional Organizer who is going to give you tips on how to get those kids out the door for school in the morning without pulling out your hair and theirs.......Deirdra Gross (a.k.a. the "Personal Trainer for Your Life", is the Founder/President of MAKK Strategies, a Personal Productivity consulting firm specializing in Professional Organization and Time Management tools, solutions and training for both business and residential clients.....Deirdra is an award-winning entrepreneur, speaker, talk show host, columnist and author. .....Deirdra is the host of several internet radio talk shows on Talkshoe.com- "Juggling the Demands of Your Life", "Juggling the Demands of Your Business", "The Organizing Minute" and "The Time Management Minute.".....Deirdra has been a columnist in publications such as "Inspiring Times and "Women's Independent Press." In print, she has been featured in the Pittsburgh Post Gazette, Pittsburgh Business Times, Washington Observer-Reporter, The Almanac, Pittsburgh Boomers and Westmoreland Kids Directory. On television, she has been featured on Lifequest and on the radio, she has been featured on both WPTT's American Entrepreneur as well as KDKA's Small Business Report...Deirdra is also the inspiration for all of TechnoGranny's internet Radio shows. We will tell you about that along with the Top 10 Tips for Juggling Demands of Getting Ready for School.

 

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Do you ever hear about a new technology and say to yourself, "I saw Bones do that on the old Star Trek series." Or do you watch a medical procedure on a documentary and find yourself realizing it looks like something out of Star Trek. These five technologies will prove to you that yesterdays science fiction is today's technology. TechnoGranny reports on: Smart Phones that do Kidney Tests.....Sprayble Energy.....Surgery with Google Glasss......New echo friendly building material and Digital Autopsies.... She hopes that you are paying attention to science fiction because the future of science is today and its rooted in the science fiction of yesterday.

 

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Pat Avery is an author and publisher who writes about animals and in the case of her Military Writer's Society of America Award Nominated Book, uses an animal mascot for her third person writing. "Changing History One Dog (& Cat) at a Time" is a finalist for an MWSA Award y and the award will be presented at the MWSA Conference on September 27, 2013. Luke, the Bichon puppy, is Luke the Detective, Reporter and Author Dog.......Pat has authored and co-authored several books, many about animals and children travel and is the founder of Red Engine Press, an independent author publishing house.