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Smart Ways To Enhance The Holiday

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Posted: November 22, 2017

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Smart Ways To Enhance The Holiday

(NAPSI)—This year, you may be thankful for something extra amidst the holiday chaos: smartphone technology that offers an extra helping hand.

Updated: November 23, 2017 - 4:34 am
How to Save on Mobile Devices this Holiday Season
Posted: November 21, 2017
How to Save on Mobile Devices this Holiday Season

(StatePoint) Holiday spending is expected to rise this year over last, according to the National Retail Federation. While you may be budgeting for a more expensive season in some ways, keep in mind that when upgrading mobile devices for yourself o...

Updated: November 21, 2017 - 4:34 am
Smarten up your holiday wish list with these must-have gadgets

(BPT) - With the hectic pace of today's busy lifestyles, is it really all that surprising that people everywhere are craving new smart technologies? After all, life basically demands that you save time and money wherever you can, and smart technol...

Updated: November 23, 2017 - 4:34 am
5 tips for scoring the best Black Friday electronics
Updated: November 23, 2017 - 4:34 am
5 tips for scoring the best Black Friday electronics

(BPT) - If you’re already looking forward to scouting out the best Black Friday deals, you’re clearly far from alone. Each year, many Americans look forward to the thrill of the hunt when it comes to securing the best bargains retailers can offer.

Updated: November 23, 2017 - 4:34 am
Tips For Keeping Your Home And Family Safe

Protect your presents with a few extra precautions at holiday time. (NAPS)

Posted: November 20, 2017
Tips For Keeping Your Home And Family Safe

(NAPSI)—The holiday season is a joyous time of year for millions of Americans across the country. Within the next month, online orders will be made, packages will arrive on doorsteps, and families will leave town to visit relatives or take a holid...

Updated: November 21, 2017 - 4:34 am
How To Protect Your Data

To fight phishing and the like, get your computer checked regularly. (NAPS)

Posted: November 17, 2017
How To Protect Your Data

(NAPSI)—Chances are your data, whether personal or at work, has been compromised. Even before half the adults in America had their information stolen from a major credit-reporting agency, there were about 178 million personal records exposed in 20...

Updated: November 18, 2017 - 4:34 am
4 things you might not know about DIY home security
Updated: November 21, 2017 - 4:34 am
4 things you might not know about DIY home security

(BPT) - With the holiday season approaching, you may be thinking about giving your family the gift of home security — especially if you know you’ll be traveling over the holidays.

Updated: November 21, 2017 - 4:34 am
Aerospace Industry Uses 3D Printing to Make Parts Safer, Stronger

PrintRite3D is now being used in the aerospace industry to ensure parts are stronger, safer.

Posted: November 16, 2017
Aerospace Industry Uses 3D Printing to Make Parts Safer, Stronger

(NewsUSA) - A revolution is brewing in manufacturing, especially in high-tech industries such as aerospace.

Updated: November 16, 2017 - 4:30 pm
Managing Technology To Keep Mobile Workers Happy
Posted: November 15, 2017
Managing Technology To Keep Mobile Workers Happy

(NewsUSA) - Walk into any coffee shop and there you'll see them - the freelancers, hunched over their laptops at corner tables, talking furtively into their earphones, fingers flying across their keyboards. They might be employees working remotely...

Updated: November 15, 2017 - 4:30 pm
Time-saving tricks that save hours each week
Updated: November 22, 2017 - 4:37 am
Time-saving tricks that save hours each week

(BPT) - When you look at your to-do list, does it seem a mile long? From running errands, returning emails and making hurried trips to the ATM, modern life has never been busier for Americans.

Updated: November 22, 2017 - 4:37 am
Reassessing Office Culture - The Demise of The Desk Phone
Posted: November 14, 2017
Reassessing Office Culture - The Demise of The Desk Phone

(NewsUSA) - People used to just pick up the phone and resolve work issues on the spot. Today, employees have to choose from among many different communication channels - emails, texts, video calls, chat windows, messenger apps and many more, espec...

Updated: November 14, 2017 - 4:31 pm
Tips for staying sane while planning your next family event
Updated: November 22, 2017 - 4:37 am
Tips for staying sane while planning your next family event

(BPT) - Ah, the family get-together. A time to throw courtesy to the wind and gather together a bunch of people who aren’t afraid to share their opinions.

Updated: November 22, 2017 - 4:37 am
Despite Increases In Cybercrime And Growing Skills Gap, Most Americans Aren't Interested In Cybersecurity Careers, Survey Finds

Anyone looking for a new or alternate career should be glad to learn cybersecurity is a field with many job openings for those with the skills and knowledge to fill them. (NAPS)

Posted: November 14, 2017
Despite Increases In Cybercrime And Growing Skills Gap, Most Americans Aren't Interested In Cybersecurity Careers, Survey Finds

(NAPSI)—The United States has experienced a constant uptick in personal and business data breaches in recent years, according to a report by Symantec.1 Consequently, companies are increasing cybersecurity spending, which is expected to grow to nea...

Updated: November 15, 2017 - 4:36 am
The benefits of interactive technology for your child and you
Updated: November 21, 2017 - 4:34 am
The benefits of interactive technology for your child and you

(BPT) - Interacting with your children is one of the best parts of being a parent and it’s no surprise that many people report looking for toys this holiday season that incorporate interactive technology. Are you one of them? If you are, then you ...

Updated: November 21, 2017 - 4:34 am
4 tips to make the most of basketball season
Posted: November 10, 2017
4 tips to make the most of basketball season

(BPT) - The basketball season has tipped off! While this is an exciting time for fans everywhere, the non-stop action can be a lot for even league experts to follow, and it can be tough to know where to look for the content you want. Unexpected tr...

Updated: November 11, 2017 - 4:33 am
How Bluetooth hearing aids are transforming the way we live
Updated: November 10, 2017 - 4:34 am
How Bluetooth hearing aids are transforming the way we live

(BPT) - Bluetooth technology is steadily expanding the role of modern hearing aids from tiny marvels that make use of artificial intelligence to process sound into true, state-of-the-art multimedia hubs now capable of two-way communication.

Updated: November 10, 2017 - 4:34 am
Step-by-step game plan to save the most on Black Friday
Updated: November 16, 2017 - 4:35 am
Step-by-step game plan to save the most on Black Friday

(BPT) - Pretty much every American knows that Black Friday and Cyber Monday are big days for sales. But for many, Black Friday is more than just a chance to save big; it’s a tradition in its own right.

Updated: November 16, 2017 - 4:35 am
How Parents Can Have A Device-Free Meal with the Tap of A Button

How Parents Can Have A Device-Free Meal with the Tap of A Button

Posted: November 08, 2017
How Parents Can Have A Device-Free Meal with the Tap of A Button

(NewsUSA) - Technology, the pletho- ra of devices, such as smart phones and tablets, and social media have brought convenience to our finger- tips today in ways that we didn't know were possible just a few years ago.

Updated: November 09, 2017 - 3:30 pm
Four Apps To Run Your Business More Efficiently

New apps can make running a business easier, more efficient and perhaps more profitable. (NAPS)

Posted: November 08, 2017
Four Apps To Run Your Business More Efficiently

(NAPSI)—Big news for many of America’s businesses: An easier way to manage your customer relationships and build your business has arrived in a single online solution. Microsoft has introduced four new apps in its Office 365 service that streamlin...

Updated: November 09, 2017 - 3:31 pm
What You Need To Know About Applying To College

It's now easier than ever for students to show their best work on the SAT. (NAPS)

Posted: November 08, 2017
What You Need To Know About Applying To College

(NAPSI)—Many students and their parents may be surprised to learn it but college application season doesn’t have to be stressful. Here are some things students should know that can help.

Updated: November 09, 2017 - 3:31 pm
Top Five Things To Do At Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex

Space shuttle Atlantis is just one of the memorable things you can encounter at the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex. (NAPS)

Posted: November 08, 2017
Top Five Things To Do At Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex

(NAPSI)—Each year, millions of people head to Cape Canaveral, Florida to visit an iconic American landmark where history has been made and innovation continues today. Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex brings to life the epic story of the U.S. s...

Updated: November 09, 2017 - 3:31 pm
Despite Increases In Cybercrime And Growing Skills Gap, Most Americans Aren't Interested In Cybersecurity Careers, Survey Finds

Anyone looking for a new or alternate career should be glad to learn cybersecurity is a field with many job openings for those with the skills and knowledge to fill them. (NAPS)

Posted: November 08, 2017
Despite Increases In Cybercrime And Growing Skills Gap, Most Americans Aren't Interested In Cybersecurity Careers, Survey Finds

(NAPSI)—The United States has experienced a constant uptick in ransomware attacks, malware occurrences, and personal and business data breaches in recent years. Consequently, companies are increasing cybersecurity spending, which is expected to gr...

Updated: November 09, 2017 - 3:31 pm
Ready, Set, Grow: Four Tips For New Product Success

Many small-business owners feel like they need to crack a code to know what will attract customers.In fact, they do need to know the best ways to go about using a UPC barcode.

Updated: November 16, 2017 - 4:35 am
Ready, Set, Grow: Four Tips For New Product Success

(NAPSI)—You've got a great product—now what? As a small-business owner, you likely get only one opportunity to launch a product successfully and set your brand up for growth. Here are four practical ways to prepare your product for liftoff.

Updated: November 16, 2017 - 4:35 am
Tablets and Kids: What to Know
Posted: November 08, 2017
Tablets and Kids: What to Know

(StatePoint) If you’ve handed over your tablet to your children more than once, it may be time to consider getting them their own device. There are a lot of great children’s tablets that offer so much more than passive games and videos.

Updated: November 09, 2017 - 3:31 pm
Give Yourself the Gift of a Smart Home this Holiday Season
Posted: November 08, 2017
Give Yourself the Gift of a Smart Home this Holiday Season

(StatePoint) You can make this holiday season a bit merrier by giving your family the gift of a smart home. A gift that keeps on giving, connected devices can add security and convenience to your home easily. Start with a few basic smart home prod...

Updated: November 09, 2017 - 3:31 pm
Florida Continues High-Tech Boom with Biotech Business

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Updated: November 09, 2017 - 3:30 pm
Florida Continues High-Tech Boom with Biotech Business

(NewsUSA) - If you're in the biotech industry and wondering what state is first in class for medical device and pharmaceuticals manufacturing, as well as research and development (R&D) in this industry, the answer doesn't lie in the west o...

Updated: November 09, 2017 - 3:30 pm
Miller is Dare Employee of the Month

Kelli Miller, Leisure Activities Specialist with the Department of Parks...

Friends of Youth reach out to Harmony Café

Mentors and youths from the Dare County Friends of Youth mentoring progr...

NHES students experience pioneer life

The Nags Head Elementary School Literacy Team spearheaded the One School...

New FOBHC board members

The Friends of the Outer Banks History Center recently added three new m...

Chamber welcomes Outer Banks Anglers Club

The Outer Banks Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting for the Outer ...

Aquarium hosting Santa Paws Pet Supply Drive

The annual Santa Paws Pet Supply Drive is underway at the N.C. Aquarium ...

Fearing, Brady-Daniels receive Order of the Long Leaf Pine Award

Lib Fearing and Angie Brady-Daniels, both of Manteo, recently received t...

1st Annual Dare to Scare 5k & Fun Run Raises Over $3,000

The 1st Annual Dare to Scare 5k Race and Fun Run was a huge success rais...

Hatteras schools say goodbye to Wallis

Cape Hatteras Schools are sending off their maintenance man, Bo Wallis, ...

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