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App Smart: Weather Apps to Download and Store Up for Winter

LIKE it or not, winter is coming. Apart from layering up, you can turn to your phone to help you brave the rain, wind or snow ahead. Weather apps are abundant in mobile app stores, and my new favorite is ...

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App Smart: More Fun on Your Wrist With New Apps for the Apple Watch

APPLE this month released a faster, smarter Apple Watch and also sped up its first-generation smartwatch with a faster chip. The speed increase will help watch apps run more smoothly, and plenty of great software is available to take the ...

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App Smart: Here Come the iPhone 7 and iOS 10 Apps: What to Try First

Photo Cosmic Watch is a rich app that can show off your new smartphone. APPLE released the iPhone 7 last week along with iOS 10, a major upgrade for its popular mobile operating system. What better time to download some ...

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Elizabeth Smart: porn ‘made my living hell worse’

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Updated: Saturday, August 20, 2016, 3:47 PM The man who kidnapped Elizabeth Smart when she was a teen frequently looked at “hardcore pornography” that drove him to repeatedly rape the captive girl, she said in a ...

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App Smart: Apps That Help Take the Guesswork Out of Grilling

COOKING with fire is a technique dating to our prehistoric ancestors, but today it can feel high tech with the many apps that take the guesswork out of grilling. Cooking starts with a recipe, and one of the most sumptuous ...

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App Smart: Recipe for the Home Bartender: Scroll, Tap, and Pour

ON a warm summer evening, there’s no better way to unwind than sipping a nice cold cocktail, made with the help of an app. A great one to start with is 8,500+ Drink & Cocktail Recipes, which, as its name ...

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App Smart: Checklists and Tips to Help Streamline Spring Cleaning

SPRING is my favorite time of year. The weather improves, and it’s time to clean, sort and tidy up. O.K., I actually hate that last part. This year, however, I’m softening the blow with spring cleaning apps, starting with the ...

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App Smart: Mobile Games to Make Time Fly

WHAT are the best mobile games to play these days? I decided to find out recently when a train I was riding came to an unexpected stop between two stations and there was no cellphone signal. That meant no Internet ...

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‘Smart People’ hobbled by script and Joshua Jackson

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Thursday, February 11, 2016, 9:00 PM As the comedy-drama “Smart People” covers the combustible subject of racism, it delivers a couple of other undisputable truths. First, a play that’s topical isn’t necessarily illumininating. Second, an actor ...

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App Smart: Filters That Add a Dash of Dazzle to Smartphone Photos

Photo The Colorburn app, $ 1 on iOS, includes more than 1,000 filters and effects. When I learned about photography years ago, one of my favorite tricks with the camera was to use a filter — perhaps a color gel ...

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