Posts tagged Apple

We tried gluten-free candy for Valentine’s Day

   February 5, 2014 4:43 am    0

Natural, gluten- and GMO-free candy? With a name like The Lovely Candy Company, you gotta love it. The company makes delicious, caramels, chocolate chews, licorice drops, super fruit chews and fruit chews. In 2013, Chicago’s Mike and Jackie Nakamura wanted an all-natural candy line, so they made their own. Mike is also the CEO of Bem Wireless…


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New words, a tuneup for parents

   December 6, 2012 7:21 am    0

Last year, my son used the word donk, and I had no idea what a donk was. It’s a butt — an ample one. It is not in Merriam Webster’s version of a dictionary. But it’s in songs, even country songs. It was not among the new NPR words. I found donk and more contemporary jargon…


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Siri-ously speaking of age and pod bay doors

   August 9, 2012 7:12 am    0

The recent commercial with Martin Scorsese talking to Siri — see it here — gave me a reason to try to talk to Siri again. I had given up before on both Siri and Samantha (I swear its her sister), the assistant in my Ford. Well, I asked Siri to look up a number on the…


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My car speaks to me

   June 10, 2012 8:55 am    0

It also beeps, buzzes and has cameras in places I didn’t know existed. It may not fly, but the Jetsons have arrived.  An article that talks about futuristic cars that prevent crashing into one another is online at Read it here. I have a Ford Edge that automatically slows down when it needs to…


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