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Are Smartphones Underutilized?

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I was just reading an article the other day over on Consumerist that linked to an article over on The Washington Post where they reported on a Gallup poll that 62% of Americans own smartphones  but less than 5% really…

iPhone 5S Rumor Roundup

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All Apple products go through a long period of rumors and speculation before the eventual reveal. We’ve got precisely the same story for the iPhone 5S, and right now the news headlines are flying furiously – let’s take a look…

What exactly is Samsung’s Tablet Strategy?

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Let me set the stage. The year is 2011. The tablet wars are just now heating up, with Apple being the conqueror to date, and every target manufacturer has the iPad – or rather the iPad 2 – in sight,…

Modern Mobile Devices Need a Decent Speaker

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Does anyone remember the transistor radio? You know, the rectangular one with the manual and slightly inaccurate dial at the top, and the remainder of the device dedicated to the speaker grill? If you follow the basic concepts of engineering,…

The 13 Coolest Male Nerds On TV… Today

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As a continuation to an earlier article on the coolest female nerd characters on TV, I couldn’t leave out the guys. As I stated in the previous article, being a “nerd” is a hip and happening (although, I don’t think…

The 11 Coolest Female Nerds on TV… Today

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There’s no better time to be a nerd. It is the “in” thing to be. There isn’t anything sexier than “smart”, right? And one of the first things that pops into your mind when you hear the words “nerd” or…

Keeping Your Kids Safe On Facebook

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For those 5 people out there that have never used Facebook, it’s a social network service where users can create a profile with photos, contact information, personal interests and just about any personal information you can think of, really. And…

Mobile Internet Safety For Kids

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Many responsible parents try to make sure that their children access the web in a safe manner, away from the threats of online predators. But how about that smart phone, tablet, or even the popular iPod Touch – are they…

How to survive the Gawkpocalypse

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If you are a reader of the Gawker blogs such as Gizmodo, Kotaku, io9, etc like myself, then today you were greeted by their media wide site redesign.  To say that it is awful does not do it justice.  The…

The Daily Should Not Forget The App

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The Daily, the much-anticipated daily magazine designed specifically for the iPad (and soon other tablets) has launched, and the app based publication has been met with general good praise. The writing and photography is strong for the most part, and…

Why Doesn’t Your Office Have A Recycling Bin?

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Offices across the globe are one of the major contributors to waste that could otherwise have been recycled. Paper products, inherent to the operation of a typical office, can easily be put aside for recycling once their usefulness is over.…

Think Before You Buy 4G

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If there is any single truth about modern life, it is the fact that our smart devices just keep getting more powerful. As the devices get more powerful, they develop a hunger for more bandwidth and bigger chunks of data.…

Is the Verizon iPhone Too Little, Too Late?

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Recently Verizon announced that they will soon start selling a version of the iPhone 4 that is designed to run on their CDMA network. Previously, if you wanted an iPhone, you had to do business with AT&T, the exclusive carrier…

Cutting The Home Phone Cord Is Not Always Easy

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Cellphones – today almost everyone has one. Not only are there cellphones, but there’s also smartphones – smarter than just a mere phone, and getting even smarter… is only an app away. And the phones are getting smaller almost as…

Using VNC With Your iPad

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When Apple released the iPad, it was met with strong sales and a receptive buying audience. Soon there were a large number of apps designed for the iPad on the App Store, and sales climbed to multiple millions. Almost anything…

The 5 Worst Tech Products of 2010

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In many ways, 2010 was a great year for technology products. We saw the tablet finally find a strong market, and the Android operating system burst free from its humble start to take the mobile world by storm. But not…

Tech Gifting: The Hidden Cost Of The Return

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During this holiday season, many of us will be buying cool tech gifts for those on our shopping lists. While no doubt we try to make sure that we get the perfect gift, there are nonetheless times that a misunderstanding…

Boreas Announces Echo and Monterey Waterproof Series Bags

Boreas Announces Echo and Monterey Waterproof Seri…

Kristofer Brozio
I’ve always had a thing for good bags, maybe it’s because most of my life I carried a back pack arou…
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Turtle Beach Stealth 500X Fully Wireless Gaming Headset for the Xbox One Now Shipping

Turtle Beach Stealth 500X Fully Wireless Gaming He…

Kristofer Brozio
Turtle Beach has just announced the Stealth 500X which is the first fully wireless headset for the X…
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Divoom Launches Airbeat-10 Bluetooth Speaker for the Shower and Biking

Divoom Launches Airbeat-10 Bluetooth Speaker for t…

Kristofer Brozio
Well here’s what I thought was an odd combination, a Bluetooth speaker that can go from the shower t…
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4 days agoDivoom Launches Airbeat-10 Bluetooth Speaker for t…
FTC Says AT&T Has Misled Consumers with 'Unlimited' Data Promises

FTC Says AT&T Has Misled Consumers with ‘Unlim…

Kristofer Brozio
Wow, so they’re just realizing this now after how many years that AT&T has been throttling us?&n…
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3 days agoFTC Says AT&T Has Misled Consumers with ‘Unlim…
WWE 2K15 Now Available on PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360

WWE 2K15 Now Available on PlayStation 3 and Xbox 3…

Kristofer Brozio
I didn’t think wrestling was still popular, then again I just don’t pay attention to that stuff anym…
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2 days agoWWE 2K15 Now Available on PlayStation 3 and Xbox 3…