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6 apps that will help you survive your last-minute shopping

Rushing around the get those final gifts? TODAY’s Digital Lifestyle Expert® Mario Armstrong joined TODAY’s Erica Hill to round up the best apps (all free!) to make your last-second shopping easier, and cheaper! Read more at today.com

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TODAY: Devices to help you find lost items

If you’re someone who is routinely misplacing or losing things like the TV remote, your keys, wallet, or smartphone, I’ve got good news: there’s technology that can help! Read more on the TODAY show blog.

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TODAY: Using tech to keep in touch with your kids

So the kids have headed off to college! Are you an empty nester now or just feeling blue as you look into that empty room that was once a sea of clothes and dirty dishes? Well, fret no more! We have some fun ways for you to stay connected to your kids while they are […]

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Mario’s Top 3: Put your old Apple devices back to work!

Have some old Apple devices hanging around? Time to put them to work. This week on the TODAY show, I ask, “Do you always wonder what you are going to do with that old iPhone or iPad when you purchase the latest and greatest model?”

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Stay Safe on Public Wi-Fi! Here are my tips! (TODAY Show)

Ever wondered how you can stay safe while browsing the web on public Wi-Fi when at a coffee shop, airport, or other unsecured network? I set up a decoy network at a hotel in New York city and see how many people I can trick into signing on to the fake network. You need to […]

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Safe Browsing and Parental Controls (TODAY Show video)

(Having problems with the video above? Click this link and try and view this video directly on NBCnews.com) Apps Mentioned in this piece: Private WiFi – Encrypts your data so anything you transmit online (usernames, passwords, credit cards) aren’t visible to anyone else using the same WiFi network. Private Browsing – A feature on many […]

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The Coolest Tech at the NY Auto Show

Visit NBCNews.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy On special assignment this week at the New York Auto Show, I took a look at all of the coolest technology that’s being integrated into cars. Check it out!

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Mario’s Top 3: March Madness, Groupon, Street View [TODAY show video]

(On a mobile device and can’t see the video above? Try clicking this link to watch instead.) 1. March Madness Live App Watch all of the games LIVE on your smartphone or tablet. Plus, check scores, watch highlights from past games, and find out which channels are showing which games right now. Apple iOS Devices: […]

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Is buying refurbished electronics a good idea? (TODAY Show video)

The week on his “Ask Mario” segment, Digital Lifestyle Expert® Mario Armstrong answers viewer questions about refurbished electronics, wireless sound systems, and more! Check out the video above.

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Mario’s Top 3: Smartwatches, Snapchat, and $2500 in Apps

Check out the video above to see my take on the three hottest things in tech this week! Sorry mobile viewers, TODAY show video embeds are not currently available on your devices. But here’s the three pieces of tech and news I discussed, with links for you to learn more: 1. Martian Watches: the first […]

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