Mary Liebermann

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5 more apps that make you say 'Wow!'

There are approximately 1.3 million apps available for our smartphones and tablets. Many are simply a bad idea. Most are average in use or scope. Fortunately, some very innovative developers have changed the way we used to do things for the better. Here are five mind-boggling apps that I know …

12 best iPhone apps of 2014

Between iOS 8 and the iPhone 6, 2014 may have been one of the best years yet for iPhone users.<p>But killer updates from Apple aside, there was no …

25 tips for visiting a person with Alzheimer's

<i>This article originally appeared on MariaShriver.com.</i><p>Many people simply don’t know how to interact with or entertain people who have Alzheimer’s. The following 25 tips will help you improve the quality of your visits.<p><b>1. Make Eye Contact:</b> Always approach them face-to-face and make eye contact. It is …

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How 1.7% Social Security raise impacts retirees

Many retirees and preretirees are unaware of their Social Security claiming options, a recent survey showed.<p>Social Security recipients will get a 1.7% cost-of-living adjustment starting in January, according to the Social Security Administration.<p>For the average retired person receiving Social …

Mario Armstrong reveals his tech must-haves, from Kindles to sleep headphones

<i>Mario Armstrong stopped by TODAY on Sunday to share three of the most important new tech items and apps to simplify your life. From sharing e-books with your family to headphones that help you sleep better, here's his recommendations:</i><p><b>Kindle’s Family Library</b><p>If your family uses Kindle e-readers, …

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From lips to lashes: 10 Glammy Award-winning beauty products

It's the 10th annual Glammy Awards!<p>Each year, Glamour magazine reveals its list of Glammy Award winners — everything from foundations to moisturizers — voted on by magazine readers.<p>Glamour executive beauty director Ying Chu revealed the magazine's list with Kathie Lee and Hoda Thursday</b> …

She's America's youngest female billionaire - and a dropout

America's youngest self-made female billionaire is 30 years old and a college dropout. The company she founded has the potential to change health care for millions of Americans.<p>Elizabeth Holmes left Stanford University at 19 with a plan to start her own company. For money, she cashed out the funds …

'I'm here for you': What to say (and not say) to a cancer patient

<i>For someone diagnosed with cancer, certain words can be comforting or hurtful. Dr. Dale Atkins and cancer survivors shared advice on talking to people facing the disease. Keep in mind, everyone is different. What may work for one person may not work for others.</i><p><b>Let them know you care</b> <br>You can't keep …

Middle School Makeover , a Must-Read for Parents of Tweens and Teens

Since I am a Family Connection Coach, I read a lot of books and blogs on the subject of parenting and I recommend very few. Many leave me frustrated because they are short on the "how to" and even shorter on the "why?" when it comes to making the case for adjusting your parenting communication …

How a Half-Century-Old Exercise Plan and 12 Minutes a Day Could Make You Your Fittest Yet

Everything new is old. And everything old is new.<p>The talk these days is of new research saying you need to exercise for just five minutes a day. No …

Women can improve their odds against heart disease

Worried about cancer? Many women are. It's true that cancer kills a lot of women — four out of every 10 women who die between ages 45 and 64 die of cancer — but there's a bigger threat.<p>"Heart disease is the No. 1 killer of women and is more deadly than all forms of cancer combined," says Dr. …

3 ways crooks attack on public Wi-Fi

When you're on the go and running out of data on your cellular plan, finding free public Wi-Fi is like getting a fantastic present on Christmas morning<p>But unlike a Christmas present, free public Wi-Fi comes with a cost. No, not your firstborn child (although some people in London agreed to do just …

15 Things All Dads of Daughters Should Know

"I feel sorry for you when they become teenagers." "Dude, you're surrounded by women." "What did you do to deserve that?"<p>Being a dad of four daughters (we also have one son), I hear stuff like this almost daily. And honestly, I'm the one who feels sorry for people who think this way.<p>Having …

Julian and Kelly McMahon on Parenting and Their App for Kids Encouraging Positive Visualization

On one hand, Julian and Kelly McMahon are a Hollywood glamour couple, on the other, they are a couple concerned with finding the best ways to parent. Julian, from <i>Charmed</i>, <i>Nip/Tuck</i> and <i>Fantastic Four</i> fame has been with author and former model Kelly McMahon for 12 years. Recently, the two were …

3 Tips for Sending the Perfect Thank You Card

"Thank you" means much more than two words. The significance behind putting pen to paper can make or break how people view your wedding.<p>While the big day may be over, your duty is not done. Trust me, people are waiting on that one last final element. So here are three tips to make sure you are …

Where are my iPhone photos? How to use the new photo management features in iOS 8

While there are many new features that have been added to both the camera and the photos app on iOS 8 (flagging favorite photos, additional filters, …

HealthKit support added to WebMD, Carrot Fit, Yummly, more

In addition to FitPort and MyFitnessPal, a few more app updates with HealthKit support have become available on the App Store. These updates allow you to share health and fitness data with Apple’s new Health app on iOS 8 now that Apple has enabled HealthKit with the release of iOS 8.0.2 after …

5 Facebook settings to change now

If you missed the news, Facebook was recently valued at $201.6 billion. That's enough to slip it in at number 22 on the list of the largest companies in the world.<p>The dirty secret is that most of that value comes from ads, and to attract advertisers, Facebook sells them your information. It also …

How To Delete Your Own Nude Photos From Apple's iCloud: A Step-By-Step Guide

You probably heard by now about the nude celebrity photos circulating the internet, with the hacker allegedly responsible saying he got the photos from Apple's iCloud.<p>You may be thinking, "I'm not a celebrity. No one would be interested in my naked or otherwise embarrassing photos."<p>That could be …

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Tech Now: These gadgets can keep your kids safe

It doesn't matter if your child is heading off to kindergarten or college, it's perfectly natural for us, as parents, to worry when we send our kids off to school. From cyberbullies to guns and violence, what more can we do to keep our kids safe? Here are some of the latest gadgets and tech tools …

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25 Ways To Ask Your Kids How Was School Today

<b>NOTE: This Post is now an APP that is available for purchase for 99 cents. Every weekday all year round it will provide you with a different question</b> …

25 Ways to Ask Your Kids 'So How Was School Today?' Without Asking Them 'So How Was School Today?'

This year, Simon is in fourth grade and Grace is in first grade, and I find myself asking them every day after school, "So how was school today?"<p>And every day I get an answer like "fine" or "good," which doesn't tell me a whole lot.<p>AND I WANT TO KNOW A WHOLE LOT!!!!<p>Or at least get a full sentence. …

Life-Saving Crowdsourcing App Expands Reach to Stop Cardiac Arrests

Los Angeles County is the latest area to adopt an app designed to help people in need of CPR.<p>Off-duty firefighter Scott Brawner was working out in a suburban Portland gym this spring, listening to Pandora, when suddenly the music stopped.<p>An app on his phone warned him that someone nearby needed …

Tom Hanks typewriter app tops iTunes store chart

Paul Newman mixed salad dressings, David Lynch does a mean cup of Joe, now Tom Hanks has proven himself the daddy of celebrity sidelines after a typewriter app he helped develop hit No 1 on Apple's iTunes Store.<p>Titled Hanx Writer, the app comes in three versions for the iPad, with the basic model …

6 tips for Facebook Messenger: Talking Tech

LOS ANGELES — If you've been on social media lately, you've seen the latest grumbling about Facebook: Many in the 1.3 billion Facebook community are upset they can no longer receive their Facebook messages on a mobile phone without first downloading the separate Facebook Messenger app.<p>I've seen …

The Real Reason Facebook Is Forcing You To Download Messenger

A little over a year ago, Facebook launched Facebook Home, software designed to take over some smartphones completely. It was a huge flop, but the message was clear: Facebook was on a mission to dominate the time you spend on your phone.<p>The company's recent controversial move to force iPhone and …

Change This iPhone Setting To Stop Closed Apps From Tracking Your Location

Foursquare users who play hooky from work to go see a movie may not “check in” for fear of colleagues seeing their whereabouts, but the app still knows they’re there. Last week, the Wall Street Journal confirmed an earlier report that Foursquare “tracks your every movement, even when the app is …

10 Things You Didn't Know Your iPhone Could Do

From the editors of PopularMechanics.com, You may be missing out on some of its most powerful features.<p><b>1) Take Siri to School</b> <br>Tired of Siri pronouncing things wrong? Next time she screws something up, tell her "That's not how you pronounce X," and then pronounce it for her. She'll give it another …

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Healthy Weight, Healthy Choices

Americans are preoccupied with dieting -- but weight loss isn't just about what to eat and what not to eat. It's about paying attention to how and why we make our choices.<p>"You need to notice what you're doing and be present with what is happening before you can make changes," says Aruni Nan …