— Cassie Slane

Cassie Slane is a technology and consumer products expert and appears as an electronics guest on QVC and Philly's Fox 29 Channel. She has been a producer and writer for major media outlets including Bloomberg News, CNBC, and CNN.

ThirdLove Told Me I Should Be Wearing a Bigger Bra (And They Were Right)
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ThirdLove Told Me I Should Be Wearing a Bigger Bra (And They Were Right)

I had no idea.  I mean, I always thought I was wearing the right sized bra, but according to ThirdLove's app to help women accurately measure their bra size, I was way off.  And I'm not alone.  Approximately 80 … [Read more...]

Handybook’s Bet on Home Services is A Winning One
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Handybook’s Bet on Home Services is A Winning One

When it comes to industries like travel, food, and retail, there are literally hundreds of sites and apps where you can book flights, make restaurant reservations or buy a shirt.  But when it comes to booking services … [Read more...]

URX is Revolutionizing Mobile Ads By Using Something Called Deep Links
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URX is Revolutionizing Mobile Ads By Using Something Called Deep Links

If you've never heard of deep linking, then I'm sure you've experienced the frustration of an app that doesn't have deep linking.  Let me give you a familiar example:  LinkedIn sends you an email about a new … [Read more...]

whodoyou Mashes Up Yelp and Angie’s List To Offer Recommendations
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whodoyou Mashes Up Yelp and Angie’s List To Offer Recommendations

If you want a recommendation for a plumber, you usually take to Facebook to hear what your friend's have to say.  After all, the best recommendations come from friends.  Now, a new platform aims to collect those … [Read more...]

Dish Limits Ad Skipping Feature in Deal with ABC and Secures Rights to Launch Internet TV Service
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Dish Limits Ad Skipping Feature in Deal with ABC and Secures Rights to Launch Internet TV Service

Dish's ad skipping feature, which lets you skip over ads while watching your favorite TV show, will not be available on its latest digital video recorders for ABC shows, the companies confirmed as part of a new … [Read more...]

WhatsApp to Add Voice Calls Later This Year
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WhatsApp to Add Voice Calls Later This Year

What's up with WhatsApp?  Well, besides the mega $16 billion purchase by Facebook announced last week, the popular messaging service announced it will add voice calls later this year. WhatsApp announced during a … [Read more...]

SocialWire Knows What You Want to Buy on Facebook
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SocialWire Knows What You Want to Buy on Facebook

The way that brands used to advertise on the Internet is that they would throw millions of dollars at major sites like AOL and Microsoft and hope their ad  got noticed.  Now, social media advertising is where brands … [Read more...]

EasyPost Raises More Capital To Disrupt Shipping API
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EasyPost Raises More Capital To Disrupt Shipping API

If you are a developer, then you know that integrating shipping into an e-commerce site can be a huge pain in the neck.  Many of the major carriers like FedEx and UPS use complex APIs like SOAP and XML that many … [Read more...]

Apple Files Patent For Smart Charging Pad
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Apple Files Patent For Smart Charging Pad

A number of charging pads exist to charge and sync your mobile device, but Apple is taking it a step further.  The company has filed a patent for a smart charging pad that will actually sync or charge your mobile device … [Read more...]

‘Paper’ Maker FiftyThree Wants Facebook To ‘Stop Using Our Brand Name’
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‘Paper’ Maker FiftyThree Wants Facebook To ‘Stop Using Our Brand Name’

FiftyThree, which makes the award-winning sketchbook app called Paper, is "ripping" into Facebook for naming its new storytelling app "Paper." In a blog post on FiftyThree's site today, the company asked Facebook to … [Read more...]