Author Archive for Salmons

16 Awesome Nerd Halloween Costumes

PrincessLeiaSlave

Show off your inner nerd this Halloween by dressing up in one of these classic nerdy costumes that will always be in style… and there’s something for everyone. Let’s start with Star Wars. With so many great characters to choose…

The Multi-Touch Cost: Mac Simplicity?

MultiTouchMacBook

There is no doubt that Apple is selling more MacBooks than ever before. In fact, Mac sales are triple what they were just 5 years ago. And with 50 million Mac users in the wild, Apple must be doing something…

FaceTime Alternatives – Yahoo Messenger And Tango

FaceTimeAlts

When the iPhone 4 launched, one of the big draws was mobile video calling. Labeled “FaceTime”, Apple introduced a new standard with its release, and FaceTime works quite well. Integrated with the phone contacts, it has never been easier to…

When Are Tablets Better Than A Smartphone?

TabletvsAndroid

Tablets are becoming quite the rage on the technical market, with seemingly everyone releasing their own version (and with a variety of operating systems). But in a lot of the cases the buyer of a new tablet device already owns…

How iOS 4 Has Changed My iPhone Habits

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When Apple released iOS 4 for the iPhone, it matured the device into a multi-tasking tool handy for a lot of different applications. While there is a lot to be said for the elegant simplicity of running one app at…

The Hard Work of Leisure Devices

RelaxEnjoyDevice

When we work, hopefully we like to work hard and get the tasks at hand done, or at least keep them under control. And, when we relax, it is nice to have our favorite gadget handy to help us unwind…

The Challenge Ahead For The HP WebOS Tablet

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HP has announced to the world, plans to release a WebOS based tablet early next year, and it would seem to be a promising product. After all, HP bought Compaq, one of my favorite tablets ever sold to date, the…

What’s Wrong with 5 inch Tablets?

DellStreak5InchTablet

With the impending release of the 5 inch Dell Streak and other rumored similar tablets, it begs the question – is there a market for them? Will the buying public find that a 5 inch tablet is the perfect tablet…

The Mobile Broadband Money Trap

CellTower

Staying connected today is almost a necessity, and in order to get work done and stay efficient… that often means a laptop with a mobile connection. The telecom companies are all too happy to provide a means of staying online…

Why HTML5 Is Not Enough – For Now

html5

The web has grown by leaps and bounds since its inception, and technology has struggled to keep up with the demand. The rule of the day appears to be a series of quick fixes and patches to keep everything together,…

Free iPhone 4 Cases – What Are Your Choices?

BumperCase

Chances are if you have an iPhone 4, want an iPhone 4, or can spell iPhone 4, then you’ve heard all about AntennaGate. The synopsis is this: Touching both sides of the external antenna that cleverly wraps the phone is…

Stop It! How To Do A Quick Stop Motion Movie

Actors

Today’s laptops are amazing machines, and even a modest unit typically includes audio recording, a camera, ample storage, and the ability to run a lot of varied software. So, when my 7 year old son asked about how they did…

Mac Money – Financial Software for your Mac

MoneyDance

Earlier we looked at financial packages for the Linux Operating System, and as a follow up we would like to take a look at some solutions for the Mac user. After all, Macs are a very popular alternative to a…

5 Tips For Using A Virtual (On-Screen) Keyboard

VirtualKeyboard

Let’s face it – the DNA of the average smart device is changing, and the physical keyboard is being replaced by a virtual on screen one. Residing completely within the realm of the touch screen and its coding, the new…

Anatomy of a Fanboy

AnatomyFanboy

Whether it’s on a technology forum or a sporting event, we’ve all met those rather enthusiastically one sided fans that could be described as a fanboy. While not as much of a derogatory title as it used to be, the…

Sideshow Collectibles Taking Pre-Orders for Amazing Looking 1/4 Scale Boba Fett Figure

Sideshow Collectibles Taking Pre-Orders for Amazin…

Kristofer Brozio
I have to admit this collectible figure looks just amazing and if I had the extra cash I’d love to g…
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Archie Comics Relaunches with New ARCHIE #1 Next Year

Archie Comics Relaunches with New ARCHIE #1 Next Y…

Kristofer Brozio
I never got into Archie comics, I was more into sci-fi and fantasy and super heroes and such but I d…
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Dish Network Integrates Netflix Into Set-Top Boxes

Dish Network Integrates Netflix Into Set-Top Boxes

Kristofer Brozio
Now this is cool, Dish has become the first pay TV or cable company as it were to integrate Netflix…
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21 hours agoDish Network Integrates Netflix Into Set-Top Boxes
Shazam for Windows Phone Gets an Update with Cortana Support and More

Shazam for Windows Phone Gets an Update with Corta…

Kristofer Brozio
I do miss my Windows Phones, I had two of them, but I went back to Android because there’s just more…
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Atari Fit Let’s You Unlock Classic Atari Games for Exercising

Atari Fit Let’s You Unlock Classic Atari Gam…

Kristofer Brozio
So it seems Atari is coming out with their own fitness app called Atari Fit in early 2015. The cool…
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19 hours agoAtari Fit Let’s You Unlock Classic Atari Gam…