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Doctor: Blue Light From Electronics Can Wreak Havoc On Children’s Sleep

Doctors are warning parents about something their kids are increasingly exposed to and it may be playing a key role in disrupting their sleep. The latest research shows that nighttime exposure to blue light – mainly from computers, smartphones, tablets and e-readers — is particularly harmful.

09/15/2014

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Tips On Packing Lightly For Vacation

For the first-time traveler hoping to avoid baggage fees to the experienced globetrotter, the following 10 tips will help teach you how to pack more efficiently and maybe even more safely.

02/25/2014

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FAA To Allow Air Passengers To Use Gadgets On Planes

Government safety rules are changing to let airline passengers use most electronic devices from gate-to-gate. The change will let passengers read, work, play games, watch movies and listen to music.

10/31/2013

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Doctors Warn Against Too Much ‘Screen Time’ For Kids

They’ve been called electronic babysitters. All of that technology we love, our kids love too. But you can have too much of a good thing. A report from the American Academy of Pediatrics found kids spend, on average, eight hours using some type of “entertainment media” each day. Doctors say one to two hours a day is plenty. That screen time, experts warn, can add up to health and behavior problems. Excess use of cell phones, tablets and TVs is linked to violent behavior, cyberbullying, obesity, lack of sleep and other health problems.

10/28/2013

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Farmington Schools Providing iPads For All Students, Teachers

Apple’s tablet will soon be an everyday necessity for students in Farmington schools. By the end of the school year, the district will provide an iPad2 or iPad Mini to all of its 7,330 students and their teachers.

12/13/2012

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CNET Editor Brian Cooley Hot Tech Gifts On WCCO

Dave Lee was able to get a head start on holiday gift giving when he talked Wednesday morning with CNET technology editor Brian Cooley.

11/23/2012

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App Reminds People To Get Up And Move

On average, people sit for 10 hours each day, more than most people sleep in a night! That’s why a St. Paul man created an app to get people up and at ‘em.

07/18/2012

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Tech Minute: What Sets The iPad 3 Apart

Apple’s new iPad is having perhaps the strongest launch yet, with 3 million sold right off the bat.

04/03/2012

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Tech Minute: ‘Ultrabooks’ The Hot New Gadget

This year’s Consumer Electronics Show featured plenty of cool, new gadgets. But among the biggest hits were ultrabooks, which basically combine laptops and tablets into one device.

02/21/2012

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Kindle Fire Vs. Nook Tablet: CNET Weighs In

It seems everyone wants a tablet this year. The question is: Which one should you buy?

12/21/2011

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Best Buy 3rd-Quarter Net Income Declines

Electronics retailer Best Buy said Tuesday that its third-quarter net income fell 29 percent as it cut prices in popular categories such as tablets and TVs to drive sales and traffic during the busy holiday season.

12/13/2011

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CNET Tech Expert Shares Holiday Gift Advice

CNET editor Brian Cooley joined John Hines on the WCCO Morning News with clear advice on the best technology gifts for the holidays.

12/07/2011

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Tech Gift Ideas: New Tablets And Smartphones

Finding the right holiday gifts can be a challenge, but tech gifts are at the top of many lists. With the new iPhone out, it’s easy to assume that would be the best option. If you’re thinking about a laptop as a gift, you may want to consider a tablet.

11/15/2011

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