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Your iPhone Knows When You Arrived And When You Left

Maybe this is common knowledge to most folks, but I just discovered this little nugget over the weekend while trying to find out why my phone was using so much data.

For three consecutive months, I've had to increase my data plan and I've noticed a higher than normal battery drain (I usually charge twice during a typical day and now I'm charging three)

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Facebook Turns 10 Today

Mark Zukerburg launched his vision for connecting the world on this day in 2004. "thefacebook", as it was called when it started, was a way for Harvard University students to easily meet or"connect" to other students.

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An ‘Ugly Baby’ Joke on Google Chromecast

I got a cool device from Google for Christmas. The Chromecast. It allows you to 'cast' certain apps from your phone to your HDTV. Seeing as how Google owns YouTube, I've been casting a lot of YouTube videos. I landed on a channel featuring old comedians.

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Texts with Mom: Ebay

Texts With Mom: Ebay

I'm concerned my mother's recent discovery of eBay may encroach upon the hours devoted to Candy Crush.


FYI: she bought them.

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An Hour of Code – Be Inspired


Today, while taking a second look at Google's doodle honoring Grace Hopper, I noticed a link at the bottom of Google's home page called Hour of Code. I clicked the link and watched a YouTube video and was amazed.

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Is Facebook Losing it’s Cool Factor?






According to Facebook CFO David Eberson, "We did see a decrease in daily users, specifically among younger teens". This is part of a statement made after the recent earnings call that was lead with the news of major growth in their ad revenue on mobile.

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Fire Burns Over 600 Acres In Los Angeles Griffith Park

Morning Minute – November 6th, 2013

November 6th, 2013

FORECAST: Mostly Sunny. 75F/54F

LOCAL:  Agent says Coach Saban would only consider leaving Alabama for Texas.

STATE: Coyotes becoming a concern in Hoover.

NATIONAL: President O

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Muscle Shoals Los Angeles Special Screening

Morning Minute – November 5th, 2013

November 5th, 2013

FORECAST: Mostly Sunny. 72F/48F

LOCAL:  Suspicious package discovered at Rose Administration building on University of Alabama campus cleared by officials

STATE: Jailed Evangelist Matt Pitt promises 'lots of beautiful women' to Shel

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2013 YouTube Music Awards

Morning Minute – November 4th, 2013

November 4th, 2013

FORECAST: Sunny. 70F/43F

LOCAL:  Tuscaloosa District Attorney Tommy Smith retires after 14 years.

STATE: Birmingham International Airport evacuated after unspecified threat.


Morning Minute – October 31st, 2013

October 31st, 2013

FORECAST: Storms. 82F/63F

LOCAL:  Hearing set to address custody of dogs after Tuscaloosa K9 camp raid. .

STATE: Hoover mom found dead inside car discovered in Tuscaloosa County.

NATIONAL:  Act like it, Google: search giant 'outraged' by NSA snooping.

TECH:  Facebook fesses up: young teenagers

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