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  • BeatsX vs AirPods: Apple Wireless Headphones Compared

    Apple has two unique bluetooth wireless headphones options for its iPhone –  and other devices – here is how AirPods compare to BeatsX. By now you know that the latest iPhone doesn’t have a headphone jack. You’ll find a set of wired headphones in the box but if you want to step up your experience, now is a great time to go wireless. Follow KTLA Tech Reporter Rich DeMuro on facebook and twitter for cool apps, tech tricks & tips! Apple has two […]

  • Smartphones help a new generation hang out online

    Move over mall! New smartphone apps let people to hang out online with multiple friends at once. Unlike FaceTime, there is no set agenda. Some are calling the trend “live chilling.” New group video chat apps let you virtually hang out with friends. There is no set agenda and you can watch videos, listen to music and more – all from your phone. Follow KTLA Tech Reporter Rich DeMuro on facebook and twitter for cool apps, tech tricks & tips! “Facebook and Instagram […]

  • 6 things to know about the LG G6 smartphone

    The LG G6 has a screen like you’ve never seen before! Here are 6 things you need to know about the new smartphone. LG’s last flagship phone – the G5 – wasn’t exactly a success. Now the company is ditching last year’s modular design for sleek, smooth and uncomplicated aesthetics on the G6. LG provided me with a preview unit – this is not the final device – but here are 6 things to know. 1 – The Screen! It takes […]

  • Price drops after you buy? This app helps you reclaim your cash

    Many of us look for the best price when we’re shopping for a product – but once we hit that buy button we rarely look back. Now a new app can help you reclaim the difference if the price drops after you purchase. It’s called Earny and it’s being developed by a small team of engineers in Santa Monica. It is backed by Science, the same firm that helped build the startups Dollar Shave Club (bought by Proctor and Gamble) and FameBit […]

  • How to put emergency contact info on your phone’s lock screen

    In an emergency, every second counts – here is how to put crucial contact information on your phone’s lock screen. The latest iPhone, Samsung and Android devices make it easy to put critical emergency contact information right on your phone’s lock screen. This way, first responders can access useful information about you or your family without having to unlock your phone first. Here’s how to do it. Follow KTLA Tech Reporter Rich DeMuro on Facebook or Twitter for cool apps, tech […]

  • YouTube to offer major broadcast networks with new subscription service

    YouTube is taking a step toward being a major player in the world of television programming. The company said it will be offering a new live TV service in the next few months. It will reportedly offer the four major broadcast networks, ESPN, regional sports networks, and several cable channels. But at $35 a month, well above streaming services like Netflix, is it worth the price tag? Tech expert Rich DeMuro has all the details you need to know about YouTube […]

  • Hands on with the Nintendo Switch

    Rich takes a look at the much anticipated Nintendo Switch which cost $300. Follow KTLA Tech Reporter Rich DeMuro on Facebook or Twitter for cool apps, tech tricks & tips!

  • Why people are rediscovering the record

    In a world of satellite and Spotify, here is why people are still discovering an age-old format called the record. There are many ways to listen to music these days and most of the time we’re going digital, but there is a growing segment of the population that is rediscovering the record. To find out why, I headed to a whimsical little place called The Last Bookstore in Downtown Los Angeles. There, I chatted with Henry Polk, the manager in […]

  • Gadgets to Know: Digital frame, versatile laptop & portable speaker

    Here are a few neat gadgets to know about – including a digital picture frame, an inexpensive and versatile laptop plus a portable speaker that clips to your clothes. NixPlay Iris Digital Picture Frame, $200 Free your photos from your phone and show them off in a WiFi digital frame from Nixplay. The Iris features a beautiful design, a big 8-inch screen and lots of easy to use features. There’s no fumbling with memory sticks since everything is controlled from your computer […]

  • Hollywood brings holograms to life in real time

    A Hollywood company called ARHT Media is creating super realistic holograms in real time at a fraction of the cost of conventional methods. Follow KTLA Tech Reporter Rich DeMuro on Facebook or Twitter for cool apps, tech tricks & tips! When you think hologram – I know what comes to mind: an 80’s fad that never really took off. Still, there are a bunch of companies working to bring this amazing technology to life. One of them is ARHT Media […]

  • Edit video on your phone with these 3 quick and easy apps

    These apps can help you edit the photos and videos you take on your phone into something more shareable. Google Photos – I highly recommend backing up all of your photos and videos to this free app. It can also help you create movies from your media. Just select a few items, then click the “plus” sign in the upper right-hand corner of your screen and select “Movie.” Adobe Premiere Clip – This is a like a tiny version of the program […]

  • These 4 apps make tax time less stressful

    Follow KTLA Tech Reporter Rich DeMuro on Facebook or Twitter for cool apps, tech tricks & tips! When it comes to taxes, the more organized you are, the easier it is to file. Here are 4 apps that can help. Mentioned: TurboTax Take a snapshot of your W2 and quickly file your taxes. Use the new SmartLook feature to video chat with a live tax pro about your questions. IRS2Go Mobile App Check the status of your refund or pay […]