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  • An earthquake early warning app is ready: Here’s why you can’t have it yet

    There is an app that can give you a heads up before the shaking from an Earthquake starts, but there is one thing holding it back from public release – and it isn’t funding. Imagine if you got a notification to your phone about a minute before the next big earthquake hits. What would you do with that time? It sounds like a far-fetched scenario, but the technology is actually available right now. “I think a lot of people assume […]

  • OnePlus 6 smartphone review: Great features for the price

    You’ve heard of Apple and Samsung, but a relative newcomer named OnePlus is consistently producing flagship style devices at a price that can’t be beaten. Here’s a look at their latest, the OnePlus 6. Follow KTLA 5 Tech Reporter Rich DeMuro on Social Media for useful tech news, apps & gadgets: Facebook: http://facebook.com/RichOnTech Twitter: http://twitter.com/richdemuro Instagram: http://instagram.com/richontech If you’re looking for a new smartphone packed with features at a great price, take a look at OnePlus. The four-year-old company has consistently produced feature-packed […]

  • YouTube is revamping their subscription services — and Xbox creates a user-friendly controller

    YouTube is revamping their subscription services — and Xbox creates a user-friendly controller. Rich DeMuro joins FOX6 WakeUp with the scoop.

  • Kindle Oasis: Pricey, but perfect for summer poolside reading

    Amazon’s latest Kindle has a feature the e-reader has never had before – it’s water resistant! The Amazon Kindle Oasis is the latest addition to the family and it’s Amazon’s thinnest, lightest and most feature-packed Kindle yet. It’s also perfect for the summer since you can easily read it in the sun and it doesn’t mind a dip in the pool. The biggest downside is the price – it’s $250, which is just $80 shy of an iPad. But, you […]

  • What parents need to know about Fortnite

    Fortnite Battle Royale has been around for a few months and has really taken off with video gamers. Rich Demuro spoke with Fortnite fans to see why it’s such a hit and what parents can do to avoid addiction. Follow KTLA Tech Reporter Rich DeMuro on Facebook or Twitter for cool apps, tech tricks & tips!

  • Google announces new features to come at developers conference

    Google held it’s annual developers conference this week and made lots of big announcements. Rich Demuro shows us a look at some of the new features coming soon. Follow KTLA Tech Reporter Rich DeMuro on Facebook or Twitter for cool apps, tech tricks & tips!

  • Apps to know: Drop, Everlance & Forensic Detective

    These apps can help you earn effortless reward points, track your mileage and business expenses and turn you into an armchair detective! I’m always on the lookout for new, unique and useful apps. Here are a few I found! Drop lets you link your debit and credit cards so you can earn rewards for your everyday spending. If you’re curious to hear more about it before you sign up, check out my podcast interview with the founder, Derrick Fung. Everlance is a […]

  • Snapchat Spectacles are a fun way to capture life’s little moments

    We go hands-on with the new and improved version of Snapchat’s Spectacles – sunglasses with a tiny camera built into them! Snapchat is selling a new and improved version of their Spectacles with a slimmer profile, better audio and video, faster transfers to your phone and water resistance. Snap lent us a pair for 48 hours to try out – here’s my conclusion. For more of my thoughts on Spectacles, please check out my entire review here. On the web: https://www.spectacles.com/

  • Fitbit Versa review: A great smart watch for all

    The Fitbit Versa is a good looking smartwatch that works with both iOS and Android to bring you informative fitness and health stats without being overly complicated with unnecessary features. Rich DeMuro reviews the Fitbit Versa, the company’s latest smartwatch. It sells for $200 and is available now. More information: https://www.fitbit.com/shop/versa Follow KTLA 5 Tech Reporter Rich DeMuro on Social Media for useful tech news, apps & gadgets: Facebook: http://facebook.com/RichOnTech Twitter: http://twitter.com/richdemuro Instagram: http://instagram.com/richontech

  • Here’s why you’re getting those ‘Terms of Service’ emails

    Email users have been receiving emails from large companies titled “Terms of Service” which is due to the Europe’s new pending law, the General Data Protection Regulation. If you’ve checked your inbox lately, you’ve seen them: emails explaining that a company you’ve done business with is updating their terms of service. In recent weeks, online companies big and small have been sending them out. You might have opened one from Yahoo, Google, Twitter or Facebook. Follow KTLA 5 Tech Reporter Rich DeMuro on Social […]

  • Don’t make these 5 big airfare booking mistakes

    We talk to the folks at the travel app Hopper about some of the biggest mistakes people make when booking flights – and how small changes could save you big money! Hopper is a great little travel app. It’s a bit different from other travel sites in that it analyzes billions of fares and searches each day in order to “predict” when fares are at their best prices. Pop in some search dates and it will tell you the cheapest […]

  • Gmail is changing soon – here’s a look at the new features

    Google is giving Gmail a fresh new look and adding lots of useful features. Here’s a look at them and how you can get the new Gmail right now. Google is giving Gmail a revamp with new features including a snooze button, nudges to reply, smart replies, tasks and self-destructing emails. We talked to Google’s LaToya Drake about the changes. “This is the biggest Gmail update in history. There are about 1.4 billion users around the world and it was really time […]