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Digital Scavenger Hunt for Parents and Kids at Grand Rapids Public Museum

The Grand Rapids Public Museum is  introducing an entirely new way for parents and kids to enhance their experience at the Museum, using state-of-the-art mobile technology.

It's a digital, app-based scavenger hunt replacing the traditional paper style hunt through the Museum’s “Collecting A to Z” exhibit. The idea was developed through a partnership with GeLo, a West Michigan based technology startup.

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A Good Salesman Can Sell Anything

You'll have to admit, you appreciate a good salesman.  Yes, you may get suckered in with his pitch, but companies are screaming for people like this.

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Need Help With Holiday Gift-Giving? Try an App!

Holiday gift shopping is a daunting task and can completely overwhelm you.  What to get?  How much to spend?  Where to find it?

Oh, my!

App's to the rescue!  Phone Apps!

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Microsoft has it’s “Apple” Moment

We knew it was coming.  They just had to play the game and keep up with the competition.  And, Monday, they did it.

Microsoft finally had its Apple moment.

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Weird Apps for Valentine’s Day

Apps for your phone, apps for you iPad/tablet, they're everywhere.  Games, maps, gps, dating, music, anything you can think of probably has an app for it.

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Do You Have A New Baby? There’s An App For that!

My wife and I are out of the baby business.  After 7 kids, mine and ours, we've 'been-there/done-that."

Now, our 'kids' are having their own kids, and it is fun to watch them go through the same things we went through

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(Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
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Seniors getting updated in technology

Isn't it a bit overwhelming to try to keep up with technology today. Even the most astute of us are finding it difficult. Smart phones, iPads, e-readers, etc., etc., etc!

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The Apple iPhone 4S Is Finally Here

Are you one of the millions who can't wait for the 'latest and greatest' in communications?  Your wait is over.  Preorders for the 4S begin October 7.

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New App Reminds Kids To Take Asthma Meds

WZZM 13's news partner, the  Grand Rapids Business Journal, has an article about a cool new way to make sure your kids are taking their meds.

Today, in the age of social media,  when it comes to effective r

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Chinese Teenager Sells Kidney For An iPod And An iPhone[video]

This goes to show you how some young people are just not "fully cooked" yet.  They just don't think long term.  What I want to know is 1) How can this even happen and 2) Where were his parents?

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Your iPhone secretly tracks you

Uh-oh...Big Brother...errrrr...Big Apple is watching!

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Watch out! The Angry Birds are back!

Are you really "into" your cell phone?  Do you download apps, play games, etc.

I have to admit, I have "phone envy."  My cell phone gets calls, answers calls and texts.  That's it.  Seriously basic stuff.   Maybe one day I'll grow up an

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