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Jessica Oaks

Jessica Oaks is a freelance journalist who loves covering technology news and the ways that technology can make life easier. Follow her on Twitter @TechyJessy.

4 Ways to Turn Your Home Into a Smart Home

The Internet of Things is transforming how we interact with the world around us. Everyday appliances, tools, and consumer items are now smart devices. Though you may still think in terms of smartphones or smart watches when it comes to Internet connectivity, the truth is that we now live in a “smart” ecosystem – and this is just as true …

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Why You Should Consider a Trip to Cuba

President Obama recently lifted many travel restrictions for U.S. citizens and permanent residents interested in traveling to Cuba. If you have ever wanted to visit one of our closest international neighbors, or have family who lives in Cuba, there has never been a better time to go. Europeans and Latin Americans have been traveling to Cuba for decades to experience …

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T-Mobile Helps Note7 Customers

It’s hard to believe that there’s anyone who hasn’t heard about the Galaxy Note7 recall that was prompted by combustion incidents resulting in both injuries and fires. Apparently, however, numerous reports of phones bursting into flames haven’t been enough to push Note 7 owners to take the recall seriously.   As of now a majority of Note 7 owners have …

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Summer Road Trip Must-Haves

If a good old summer road trip is in the near future, there a few items you’ll want to bring to ensure the best time ever. Pack your bags with this list of must-haves and pave your way to summer fun on the road.   Sunglasses Drive with the top down and enjoy the wind blowing through your hair, but …

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The Best Time to Start Using Anti-Aging Products


If age is just a number and you’re only as old as you feel, why is it skin hasn’t gotten the memo? For every smooth-skinned 55-year-old there is a 25-year-old with crow’s feet wailing “I’m too young for the anti-aging aisle!” What’s a girl to do? The quick answer is that you need to rethink what anti-aging means. Think Skin …

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5 Tips for a Stress-Free Move to San Diego

Ah, San Diego. The beaches. The mountains. Balboa Park. The gateway to Baja California and Mexico. And (nearly) perfect weather, year-round. What’s not to like? Well, ask residents and they might tell you “traffic” and “cost of living,” but all in all, there are worse places to settle down. But moving to San Diego, particularly if you’ve never been or …

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Top 5 Ways to Enhance March Madness

March Madness

March is finally here, and with it comes March Madness! For some, the annual NCAA tournament is the sporting highlight of the year – forget the Super Bowl, forget the World Series, forget the NBA Finals… March Madness breeds intense loyalties and a dedicated following. If you’re one of those people already, you know what we’re talking about. If you’re …

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Brunch Is the Word!

Faddish as brunch might seem to us today, there’s plenty of history behind this hybrid mid-morning buffet. In 1896 a newspaper column declared that the latest fad was “to issue invitations for a meal called ‘brunch…a repast at 11 o’clock a.m.” Now brunch is trending across demographics and across the country, and for good reason. There’s something for everyone and …

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