Monthly Archives: "April 2013"

Dropbox is a free cloud storage service that allows users to automatically sync files with multiple computers, mobile devices and tablets. With Dropbox, users can take their files anywhere. But what makes Dropbox even more...

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Today’s video game graphics are so vivid and realistic that they could almost pass for real life. If you’re of a certain age and remember playing Mario and Sonic in 8-bit graphics, you may wonder...

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Every year, hundreds of millions of computer printer ink cartridges are dumped in trash cans and end up in landfills across the United States. What’s worse is one small ink cartridge will sit in a...

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There are many reasons people might want to use a fake phone number. For instance, when  buying or selling items on Craigslist, giving your phone number to a stranger, or any other situation in which...

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It seems like no one is stoked about the new Redbox Instant. In late March, the kiosk-based DVD-rental service that essentially killed Blockbuster with their 99-cent rentals rolled out their online video service to Xbox...

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We’ve gone way beyond the era of the rabbit-eared television set, folks. However, even cutting-edge services like Netflix and Hulu, while enhancing the digestion of digital programming, have been limited to use through a console....

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A hot issue in the world of consumer electronics right now is the concept of “unlocking” cell phones. Unlocking a cell phone allows users to get around the restricted carrier limit, meaning they can use...

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It seems that teens aren’t the only ones texting while driving. A recent survey released by AT&T found that  almost half (49 percent) of adult drivers admitted to sending texts while driving, compared to only...

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If you love going to concerts but hate having to pay top dollar for the best seats only to have other concertgoers talking or taking photos on their cell phones the whole time (seriously, how...

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Five Apps Mac Users Own, or Should

April 17, 2013 | 0 Comments

Whether you’re a fan of Apple or not, it cannot be denied that its lineup of computers has skyrocketed in popularity over the last few years. From its former days as a niche product, Macs...

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Have you ever had a friend bail on you at the last minute because they said they didn’t want to leave their dog home alone? Well, now it’s time they come up with some other...

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Q1 2013 Tech Business Roundup

April 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

With the numbers for Q1 2013 now in, we are seeing tech business trends for the coming year. New devices and updates to current software will be affecting the marketplace. Here is a roundup of...

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Summer is just around the corner and many people are eager to start sculpting their beach body. But the weather isn’t ideal for everyone to head outside and workout. Video games offer a great solution....

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Anyone who has seen the 1982 classic comedy “Porky’s” remembers the infamous locker-room shower scene. Well, Peeping Toms who enjoyed that movie will soon get a chance to relish in some behind-the-scenes footage direct from...

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The Best Tax-Preparation Software and Apps

April 10, 2013 | 0 Comments

Tax season is coming to an end soon. You still have time to file your income taxes, but time is running out (federal income taxes are due to the Internal Revenue Service on or before...

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New devices have transformed this decade into the technological age. But it looks like tech users are having separation anxiety. Even though billions of text messages are sent each day, it’s not the same as...

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Must-Pack Survival Gadgets for Coachella

April 8, 2013 | 0 Comments

Coachella can be the adventure of a lifetime or an absolute disaster depending on how well prepared you are. The sold out 2013 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival is just around the corner and...

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Texting With Mom Gone Wrong

April 5, 2013 | 0 Comments

This is for all of you who love it when texting goes horribly wrong. One of our Freshly Techy editors got this gem from a Facebook friend and we thought it was so funny, we...

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T-Mobile Now Taking Pre-Orders for iPhone 5

April 5, 2013 | 0 Comments

T-Mobile customers, rejoice: You can finally join the iClub. The nation’s fourth-largest carrier is now accepting online pre-orders for the iPhone 5 before it hits stores in a week. According to Mashable: “While the device...

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With Coachella’s first weekend looming near, fans all over the country are starting to get a little antsy. It’s time to start packing bags, picking outfits, arranging rides and preparing for a three-day desert extravaganza....

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