January 9, 2013

* 4iiii Innovations Announces Viiiiva at CES 2013
This is one for the athletes! It’s a heart monitor that can talk to your iPhone without an adapter. Many more details are given in the blog. I wrote this for Geek News Central.

* Glympse Safely Lets You Share Your Location While Driving
Ford announced a partnership with Glympse at CES 2013. Glympse works with Ford SYNC to let your friend know where you are at. I wrote this for Geek News Central.

* Waterproof and Interchangeable Battery Cases by iBattz at CES 2013
That’s exactly what this new line from iBattz does. More details about these iPhone 5 cases can be found in the blog. I wrote this for Geek News Central.

* Check the Balance on Your Gift Card
Just how much was on that Gift Card you got for Christmas? Find out! There are links in this blog that will take you to where you can check the balance of gift cards from several stores. I wrote this for the How to Save Blog at FreeCoupons.com.

* Tons of Coupons and Deals for Glad Products
Need a quick and easy way to freshen up your home? Check out these coupons and deals for Glade scented products. I wrote this for the Deals Blog at Families.com.

* Wendy’s Franchise in Nebraska Cuts Hours
A Wendy’s franchise owner in Nebraska has decided to cut his employees down to 28 hours so he won’t have to offer them employer sponsored health insurance in 2014. This is going to end just as badly for this franchise owner as it did for Darden Restaurants. Tip: People don’t want to eat at restaurants where the workers lack access to health care! I wrote this for the Insurance Blog at Families.com.

* What Apps are You Using for Genealogy?
Google Play has a list of the Best Apps of 2012. One is a genealogy app, and a few others are ones that would be useful with some aspects of genealogy research. I wrote this for the Genealogy Blog at Families.com.

* Press the “Bully Button”
A school in California added a “Bully Button” to their already existing school app. This allows students (and parents and other adults) to report instances of bullying anonymously. It would be nice to see more schools creating a “Bully Button”. I wrote this for the Special Needs Blog at Families.com.

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