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  • CES 2018: Tech for Healthy Living

    Technology for the mind and body! Take a look at some of the latest advances in healthy living at CES 2018. What started out as a gadget show has evolved into much more. This year at CES in Las Vegas we’re seeing technology take over just about every aspect of our lives – including how we get and stay healthy. “We’re … seeing more robotics, more health care, more sports technology and of course, artificial intelligence,” explained Gary Shapiro, president […]

  • CES 2018 preview

    CES is the biggest technology show in the world! Here’s what to expect from this week’s event happening in Las Vegas. Every year, CES happens in Las Vegas and impacts the year’s tech trends. Thousands of companies exhibit the latest and greatest gadgets – big and small. There is so much to see, you can walk the floors all day long and still not discover it all. Follow KTLA Tech Reporter Rich DeMuro on Facebook or Twitter for cool apps, tech tricks & tips! Big […]

  • Tips to being mindful in 2018

    Putting down your electronic device to enjoy your surroundings is one thing that can help you be more mindful and increase your focus.  There are a few ways to get started and tips to increase consciousness and awareness without having your smartphone in hand.

  • Here’s how smart speakers handle the holidays

    Here’s how smart speakers are connecting kids with Santa in a high tech way! Back in the day, you might have written a letter to Santa or visited him at the mall. Thankfully, these are still valid ways to get in touch with the big guy – but there are a few new ways too, thanks to smart speakers from Amazon and Google. Follow KTLA Tech Reporter Rich DeMuro on Facebook or Twitter for cool apps, tech tricks & tips! We tried calling Santa […]

  • High tech coffee mug keeps your drink warmer, longer

    If you follow my Tech Smart report, you might remember the Ember Temperature Controlled Travel Mug I showed you a while back. It’s an amazing device that keeps your coffee at the perfect temperature for up to two hours. The downside is that it’s pricey at $150. For starters, the mug looks like your typical coffee mug. The difference is that the bottom of the mug hides a bunch of electronics – Bluetooth and a heating element to name a few. You start […]

  • Viewers are ready for YouTube’s 2017 rewind of most epic videos

    YouTube is the place for just about every kind of video you can imagine – everything from how to chop an onion to music videos and vlogs from everyday people. Tech Smart reporter Rich Demuro talked to YouTube Trends expert Nina Knight about what videos were the hottest in 2017! Here’s the full list: 1.      Until We Will Become Dust – Oyster Masked (ตราบธุลีดิน – หน้ากากหอยนางรม) | THE MASK SINGER 2 2.      ED SHEERAN – Shape Of You | Kyle Hanagami Choreography 3.      Ping Pong […]

  • These shopping assistants apply automatic coupon codes at checkout

    Stop searching for coupon codes when you’re shopping online – these three shopping assistants will do the work of finding and trying codes for you!  We’ve all been there – you get to the checkout screen and stop at the little box labeled PROMO code. Then you wonder if you should be using one to save money. Next thing you know, you embark on an epic search through various sites, hunting and finding codes, trying various combinations that never seem […]

  • Top smartwatches from Apple, Samsung compared

    There are some great choices for smartwatches whether you have an iPhone or an Android. Here’s a look at the top offerings from Apple and Samsung. Follow KTLA Tech Reporter Rich DeMuro on Facebook or Twitter for cool apps, tech tricks & tips! More information: Apple Watch Series 3 Samsung Gear Sport NOW WATCH: Check out this life-saving emergency iPhone feature.

  • 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 […]