BlackBerry 10 Right on Schedule – RIM Stocks Soar

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Investors still have some faith left in RIM. Shares of Research in Motion Ltd. leapt to more than 4% to $8.90 as the company finally announced the debut date of its long-awaited and almost-forgotten new BlackBerry 10 OS. The launch event, which RIM …continue reading

The Ability to Root Your Android Device is Awesome – and Unimportant

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I am the proud owner of a rooted Samsung Galaxy Nexus with CyanogenMod installed. I initially decided to root my device not because I needed more flexibility or “control” over my Android experience, but because there was a limitation on the phone’s volume that made …continue reading

Why Linux is Hip

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As a modern teenager, much of what I do requires money — movies, gas, and food aren’t free. However, I am frugal. Probably too frugal. I have way more money than I could possibly need any time soon (all of which I have earned on …continue reading

Memoto Wearable Camera Promises to Capture and Catalog Your Life

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Imagine wearing a camera that wasn’t entirely suspicious looking and having a 5 MP photo taken of whatever it is you’re facing twice a minute, every minute of every day. That might sound a little creepy, or perhaps even a bit Orwellian, but the makers …continue reading

Questions to Ask Before You Buy a Handheld Device

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There’s a handheld device out there that can specifically cater to your needs. All you need to do to find it is to be aware of your needs and wants and look hard enough. Even if you do buy the best or the …continue reading

How to Resolve Problems with Android Gingerbread

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For those of you who are using a smartphone powered by Google’s Android version known as Gingerbread, you are most likely aware of some of the issues that may plague this older operating system. Gingerbread was first introduced several years ago by Google and is …continue reading

Final Cut Pro X Audio Tips

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Final Cut Pro X is a powerful video editing tool used by video makers both amateur and professional alike. We’ve used Final Cut Pro X (FCP X for short) extensively to edit the daily vlogs and have found it to be a fairly intuitive and …continue reading

intellipaper Promises to Digitize the World of Paper

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Imagine being able to hand someone a business card that has all the contact information and supporting documents you’d like someone you’re hoping to do business with to have. What if you were able to rip off a piece of that business card and …continue reading

Apple’s Website Mistakenly Claims New iPad is Thinner Than a Credit Card

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In what is obviously an oversight by Apple’s website team, a graphic showed that the iPad is just 0.37 mm thin, a thickness that would make the iPad thinner than a credit card. How much thinner? Considering a typical credit card measures …continue reading

Dropbox Reaches 100 Million Users – is It Worth It?

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Dropbox announced this week that it reached the 100 million user mark, a milestone for any cloud service, especially when that service’s usefulness depends so greatly on user numbers. The more people use Dropbox, the more likely Dropbox’s folder sharing and collaboration features …continue reading

Skype Vulnerability Lets Anyone Take over Accounts with Email Address

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A Russian blogger posted a step-by-step guide on how anyone can take over a Skype account in six easy steps. All you need to know to get started is the primary email address on the account.

In the guide, the process of requesting …continue reading

iPad or Galaxy Tab?

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The iPad and the Galaxy Tab are the two most popular tablets available today that give the best range of functionality and design. Most of the time, you’re simply choosing between the two — not based on the operating systems, but …continue reading

The Future of IT is Not Behind a Desk

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This is a sponsored post written on behalf of GoToAssist. All opinions are 100% my own.

Being the on-call IT support professional for your company once meant being tied to a PC back at home. Going anywhere you couldn’t readily plug in a …continue reading

Top Eight Compromises when Considering the Samsung Galaxy S III or the Apple iPhone 5

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Buying a smartphone these days usually comes down to a list of compromises. It is up to you to choose which set of compromises is more acceptable to your daily life. The decision can be difficult. Smartphone owners have to consider several factors including carrier, …continue reading

Living in a Mobile World

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We’re living in a world that is constantly going mobile; as much as we geeks might be scared about this fact, it’s still true. I didn’t think I was, until recently. I sat down at my desktop computer and had trouble using it because it …continue reading

Feedback on Surface RT Review

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I’ve said it dozens — if not hundreds (if not thousands!) — of times: My preferences in tech may not match your preferences in tech. It should never degenerate into a matter of vitriolic contention. If you want to see someone disagree with me without …continue reading

Widespread Display Issue on the New Mac minis

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Sometimes, I get emails asking simple questions that I’m able to answer. And then other times, well, it helps to bring in the community. Has anyone else experienced what our friend Farhan encountered here?

Hello, Chris. I hope you are doing well. …continue reading

Free Website Protection and Acceleration by Incapsula

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This is a sponsored post written on behalf of Incapsula. All opinions are 100% my own.

Every day, websites are subjected to a vast array of malicious scripts and attempts of subversion intended to break through any layer of security you’ve implemented. These …continue reading

The Biggest Changes in Technology That Will Shape Our Future

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There are a group of companies scattered throughout the world that are going to make major changes to the way we live and play. These companies are going to be building machines that were once only fictionalized in futuristic novels or comic books that many …continue reading

iConji Connects the World

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I don’t mind it when you flip me the bird. I know I should be offended by it — chances are you’re telling me you don’t like me or you don’t like something I’ve done — but honestly, I’m a bit tickled by the gesture. …continue reading

Cyberbullying Can Happen at Work

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We are all familiar with the unfortunate fact that children, teens, and young adults have been known to treat their peers nastily in voice and actions. Known to us as bullying, this age-old problem has surfaced on social networking sites and now a new survey …continue reading

Four Stylish Headphones for a High-rolling Audiophile

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A lot of people look at function over form, but there are also others who take form over function seriously. It’s never a sin to want to look good and have a lot of cool factor sprinkled over one’s head — especially if that someone …continue reading

How to Add a Network Printer in Windows 8

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Adding a printer in Windows 8 is very similar to Windows 7. Unfortunately, this process still isn’t quite automatic, and a number of driver issues (especially with older printers) can present themselves to those switching from Windows XP or older versions of the operating …continue reading

Is This the Credit Card of the Future?

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Could the next credit card you receive from your bank contain a keyboard and LCD display? It may if you are using a MasterCard for either credit card or debit card purchases in the very near future. The newest type of credit card and debit …continue reading

Switching from Android to iOS: Helpful Tips

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If you’re a long-time Android user considering making the switch to iOS, there are some thing you can do to make the process a little easier. We received email recently from one of our readers asking some questions regarding the process of making the switch.

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moneto Adds Easy NFC Payments to iPhone and Android

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This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of moneto. All opinions are 100% my own.

It seems like every time I read a review of the iPhone, I’m faced with the same criticisms: The iPhone doesn’t support NFC, and it …continue reading

My Picks for Best Gadgets of 2012

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As another year is coming to a close as we head quickly into a busy holiday season. This has been a very busy year for the tech industry. Advances have put more powerful computers in our pockets, better cameras in our bags, and another wave …continue reading

LG Optimus G Review (AT&T)

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The LG Optimus G is a powerhouse of a smartphone. I’ve had the privilege of being able to use the phone for a little over a week now, and the contrast between using it and the Galaxy Nexus is astonishing. LG spared …continue reading

Jelly Bean 4.2 To Offer “Bouncer” Malware Protection

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As president, Ronald Reagan always had a welcoming jar of jelly beans on his desktop and there was never any doubt that the President enjoyed the nostalgia that these candies brought to his mind. This type of desktop offering is already available to those of …continue reading

Five Free Must-Have Medical Applications

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Like the Visa commercial on TV suggests, there are many things that money can buy; but the one thing that we cannot buy is health. However, there are some things that we can do to improve it. One of these is to take advantage of …continue reading