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  • 5 affordable tech stocking stuffers at Bed Bath & Beyond

    I’m scouring the tech section at Bed Bath & Beyond for affordable stocking stuffers for everyone on your list! If your family is anything like mine, chances are you will be getting some gifts from Bed Bath & Beyond this holiday season. I decided to check out what they offer in their tech section to find some affordable techy things everyone can use. Follow KTLA Tech Reporter Rich DeMuro on Facebook or Twitter for cool apps, tech tricks & tips! Here’s what I found: iPlunge, […]

  • Tech tools for parents

    The technology that can make you an all-star parent! Monitor your kids’ social media, find a trusted sitter and more. Parenting can be a challenge, but these tech tools can help! We talked to mommy blogger Jennifer Brandt, who runs the website Perfectly Disheveled. “I think the hardest part of being a mom is letting the guilt go. We’re not perfect, it’s never easy, it never looks great but it’s very rewarding at the end of the day when your kids […]

  • Yahoo Mail adds coupon clipping and travel alerts

    Millions of people around the world rely on Yahoo Mail – now the company is helping them organize their email in two new ways when it comes to coupons and travel. Can you believe Yahoo Mail has been around for 20 years now? I was one of the first to sign up when the service offered way more storage and features than the then-frontrunner Hotmail. Follow KTLA Tech Reporter Rich DeMuro on Facebook or Twitter for cool apps, tech tricks & tips! Times have […]

  • This backpack doubles as a bulletproof vest

    A company touts the world’s safest backpack since it can also stop bullets. It looks like a typical backpack, but it does much more than hold your laptop. The Leatherback Gear backpack doubles as a bulletproof vest. Follow KTLA Tech Reporter Rich DeMuro on Facebook or Twitter for cool apps, tech tricks & tips! It was invented by a law enforcement professional who saw the need, after so many “active shooter” scenarios. The backpack contains two removable, reinforced kevlar shields that can stop bullets up to a […]

  • Five tips To maximize your Cyber Monday savings

    While Black Friday is centered around doorbusters and in-store deals, Cyber Monday is a day dedicated to online deals. Just about any website you can think of will be running some kind of special offer – here are some techniques to make sure you get the best possible deals for the least amount of money. These days, retailers are really promoting app downloads as a way to build customer loyalty. If there is a store you’re really interested in for Cyber […]

  • 5 tips to maximize your Cyber Monday savings

    Cyber Monday is a great day to shop online because retailers big and small are having specials. Here are tips for finding the best deals and maximizing your savings! While Black Friday is centered around doorbusters and in-store deals, Cyber Monday is a day dedicated to online deals. Just about any website you can think of will be running some kind of special offer – here are some techniques to make sure you get the best possible deals for the least […]

  • Best Black Friday deals 2017

    Black Friday is one of the top shopping times of the year. Just about every retailer is vying for your attention with doorbuster deals that make you want to pull out your wallet immediately. Here are some websites and tips to help you find the best deals AND verify they are as good as they sound. Slickdeals.net I like Slickdeals because it uses the wisdom of the crowds to both surface and verify deals. The website is made up of […]

  • Hottest tech toys: Interactive toy doll, glove-controlled inside drone, Lego robot to teach coding skills

    Tech toys are always a hot item during the holiday shopping season – here are four your kids will be sure to love. Technology has always been a big part of the toy industry. Remember Teddy Ruxpin and Laser Tag? Follow KTLA Tech Reporter Rich DeMuro on Facebook or Twitter for cool apps, tech tricks & tips! Rich Demuro recently chatted with Marissa DiBartolo, Senior Editor of The Toy Insider, to see some amazing tech toys your kids will love. Luvabella/Luvabeau Interactive Toy Doll, $100 Kids […]

  • Speedier internet for your phone

    The evolution of our cellular signal continues – we’ve seen it go from 2G to 4G LTE. Now, connections are getting even faster thanks to something called Gigabit LTE. If you’ve had a cell phone for a while, you know that the internet just keeps getting better on it. I remember the days when streaming radio from my phone was asking a lot! Today, we stream TV, surf the web, download music and broadcast live from our phones. Follow KTLA […]

  • 5 car lease hacks you need to know

    A website called Leasehackr breaks down lease deals so you get the best car deals – now they’re sharing their top 5 car leasing tips you need to know. Leasing is a popular way to drive off in the exact car you want. A website called Leasehackr breaks down popular deals and helps users get the absolute best drive off price on that brand new car. Follow KTLA Tech Reporter Rich DeMuro on Facebook or Twitter for cool apps, tech […]

  • Simple app helps you sell stuff around the house for extra cash

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Need some extra holiday cash? A new shopping app makes the process of buying and selling as easy as posting to Facebook or scrolling through Instagram. There are many ways to buy and sell online, including popular sites like Ebay, Craigslist and Poshmark. Now, an app that started in Japan is making a name for itself in the U.S. It’s called Mercari and the company’s goal is to make buying and selling as easy as posting […]

  • Solid home security camera for just $20

    Home security cameras are super popular these days. The little devices connect to your WiFi network and keep an eye on your home, kids or pets, 24/7. The most popular internet-connected models cost upwards of $100 or $200, but a startup called Wyze Cam is making their brand new unit available for just $20. I’ve been testing out the Wyze Cam for some time now and I’m impressed. For just $20, you get a lot of useful features. There are […]