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What’s Wrong with 5 inch Tablets?

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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

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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

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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?

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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

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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

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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…

Hands on With the Droid X

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So a little bike messenger dropped something special off to me today, and yeah I’m excited about it, it’s the Droid X from Motorola and Verizon.. This isn’t the full review of course as I’ve only had it for a…

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

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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…

2010 Pepcom DIGITAL EXPERIENCE Recap

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This past Wednesday was the 2010 DIGITAL EXPERIENCE show in New York City where I was able to check out several of the latest offerings from such companies as Synology, Logitech, Samsung, SoundID, HP among others. This seasonal show provides…

Apple iPhone 4 Unboxing – Quick Look

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So the fated day has come, actually it came a day early.  Apple and AT&T realized that Thursday’s activation frenzy will lead to equal frustrations equal to the ordering process fiasco so they let the folks who pre-ordered the iPhone…

Anatomy of a Fanboy

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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…

The iPad Facebook Experience

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The iPad as been heralded (by Apple) as the best way to experience the web. If you’re like a lot of people, you may visit Facebook on a more or less regular basis. So, more than likely, if you use…

The Android Achilles Heel

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The Android Operating system is quickly becoming a very popular platform of choice for smartphones… with literally millions flocking to devices built upon it. In fact, research firm Gartner has predicted that 75 million Android phones will be sold in…

10 Linux Alternatives to Songbird

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As we’ve mentioned earlier, Songbird has left the Linux flock and gone on to perceived greener open source pastures. But what are the Linux faithful to use to replace this one time music player gem that was heralded as the…

WeTab – The Linux iPad Alternative

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At this point practically everyone has heard of the iPad, and its “magical” effect on sales. But there’s another slick tablet that you may not have heard of that’s making waves, and it has a similar name. That tablet is…

Hollywood Is Now In Total Control

This is bad… very bad for us. I don’t see how this can be a good thing at all for the average consumer. The FCC has granted Hollywood and it’s cronies the MPAA full control over what you can watch…

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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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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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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3 days agoDish Network Integrates Netflix Into Set-Top Boxes
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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3 days agoSideshow Collectibles Taking Pre-Orders for Amazin…
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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3 days agoShazam for Windows Phone Gets an Update with Corta…