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  • Puptimize app helps you train your dog

    A new app aims to help you train your dog using your phone along with guided lessons crafted by an expert. Follow KTLA Tech Reporter Rich DeMuro on Facebook or Twitter for cool apps, tech tricks & tips! Learn more: Puptimize (Free, iOS only)

  • Apps to Know: TV time, simple habit & Halide camera

    These Apps to Know can help you keep track of your TV shows, meditate when you have a few minutes and take professional level photos on your iPhone. Follow KTLA Tech Reporter Rich DeMuro on Facebook or Twitter for cool apps, tech tricks & tips! Mentioned: TV Time I love this app because it helps you keep track of the TV shows you’re watching – or want to watch – no matter what channel or streaming service they are on. […]

  • Masks, effects & frames: Fun with Facebook’s new camera feature

    We think of Facebook as a place to share photos, but now the social network has a fun new camera feature to help you create them! There are several new ways to create and share with Facebook’s new camera feature, which was recently quietly introduced. Access the camera To access the new Facebook camera, open the Facebook app and click the little camera icon in the upper right-hand corner of your screen (Android) or at the bottom left hand of […]

  • E3 2017: A gamer’s dream come true

    For the first time, E3 is allowing the public inside. Now, everyday video game fans can get experience what industry insiders have flocked to for years! E3 is a yearly event that gamers can’t wait for. It’s when video game companies show off their latest hardware and games. But until now, only industry insiders and journalists were allowed in. But this year, the public was invited in! The Entertainment Software Association, who organizes the show, sold 15,000 tickets to the general […]

  • These Solar Panels Generate Drinking Water From the Air

    A company called Zero Mass Water has created a special solar-like panel that creates clean, drinkable water from the air. You can now install them on your home or office. I’ve drank a lot of water from bottles, but it was never created like this. I’m on the rooftop of a building in Santa Monica on an overcast day, checking out solar panels from a company called Zero Mass Water. These are not just your typical energy creating panels – […]

  • Secret deals on your smartphone

    We love our smartphones for many reasons, but they can also help us nab deals on a variety of things. Here’s how to find them. There are many ways to save money and get free stuff just by using your smartphone. Here are a few of the tools you might find useful! Follow KTLA Tech Reporter Rich DeMuro on Facebook or Twitter for cool apps, tech tricks & tips! Samsung Pay “Deals” If you have a newer model Samsung phone, look […]

  • Say hello to Apple HomePod

    Apple is holding their Worldwide Developers Conference this week in San Jose, California where they announced some new products and updates to their services including a HomePod.

  • Tips for safe, smart screen time for kids

    Summer is a great time for kids – no school, no homework and lots of opportunities to have fun. It also means they’re probably watching more shows on TV or the iPad. Here are a few ways to make sure the experience is a good one. Watch out for “Evil Peppa” Videos on YouTube There is a disturbing trend in kids’ YouTube videos. It happens on searches for popular kids’ shows including Peppa and Thomas the Tank Engine. If you […]

  • GoPro Karma Drone: Easy to fly, captures amazing cinematic video

    After a brief setback, GoPro’s first drone – called the Karma – is back in the sky. It’s fun and easy to fly and captures super stabilized video. The first batch of GoPro’s Karma drones had an issue that caused them to lose power in flight. That has been fixed and now the Karma is back on store shelves – and back in the air. At a recent outing at the Valley Flyers Club I got to fly the Karma. I […]

  • BlackBerry KEYone Android phone brings back the keyboard we used to love

    I have very mixed feelings about the BlackBerry KEYone. First off, TCL built a really nice phone here. It feels substantial in your hand, the screen is a nice size, the camera is solid, the battery lasts a long time and the software feels refined. But it’s a BlackBerry – with a physical keyboard! I’m feeling transported back to a time before the iPhone, when I couldn’t wait to get my hands on the latest BlackBerry Pearl with the little […]

  • Pioneer’s new receivers can upgrade any car with Android Auto, Apple CarPlay

    Pioneer’s new lineup of 2017 NEX receivers can now add Android Auto and Apple CarPlay to any car at about half the price from before. The company has three new receivers with model numbers AVH-3300NEX, AVH-2330NEX, AVH-2300NEX. Each one includes Apple CarPlay and Android Auto at a price between $400-$600. It is also the first time Pioneer has made Android Auto and Apple CarPlay available in smaller size known in industry terms as single-DIN. They accomplished this with a retractable […]

  • Pioneer’s new receivers can upgrade any car with Android auto, Apple CarPlay

    Pioneer has three new in-car receivers that can add Android Auto and Apple CarPlay to any car, even those with smaller in-dash compartments. Pioneer’s new lineup of 2017 NEX receivers can now add Android Auto and Apple CarPlay to any car at about half the price from before. Follow KTLA Tech Reporter Rich DeMuro on Facebook or Twitter for cool apps, tech tricks & tips! The company has three new receivers with model numbers AVH-3300NEX, AVH-2330NEX, AVH-2300NEX. Each one includes […]