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What do military armor, your grandmother’s jewelry box, and your next smartphone screen have in common? The answer — which may surprise you — is sapphire. The second hardest natural substance after diamond, sapphire has...

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Brick-and-mortar stores have a tough time competing with the Internet shopping experience these days. Consumers can read product reviews online, find other sites where products are cheaper, search for other colors, and possibly even get...

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We live in a social media world. Nothing illustrates that more clearly than how we respond in a disaster, and where we go to access our information when the need is dire. According to statistics...

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If you are a music and technology lover, you’re in luck. There’s no lack of options when it comes to online music subscription services. That said, there are some established names in the marketplace and...

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Anyone who has ever seen an episode of Star Trek has likely dreamt about the possibilities of telemedicine – the remote diagnosis and treatment of ill or wounded patients. And yet, you may be surprised...

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The Check’s in the Gmail

June 6, 2013 | 0 Comments

Telling people who you owed money to that “the check’s in the mail” used to be a great way to buy yourself some time before paying the debt. Now, Google has made it easier and...

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We’ve all heard the stories about entrepreneurs who came up with a great idea and cashed in big time after taking the startup public. Apple, Amazon, Google and Facebook are just some of today’s corporate...

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In 2010, Royce Nicholas’ wife wanted to create a dry-erase board that was waterproof so that she could jot down notes while in the shower. We all get great ideas while lathering up, so Mrs....

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We all know teens are all about the latest fad. Now, they’re walking away from Facebook and shifting to Twitter. Nearly 25 percent of teens now use Twitter to stay up to date with friends...

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Does your television set inspire more fights over what to watch than viewing pleasure? If so, then you’ll be happy to hear about the new Netflix family plan that allows four shows to be simultaneously...

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As more and more people rely on texting to communicate and share info, texting security has become a growing concern. Once a text is sent, it can be stored on the recipients’ phone indefinitely. If...

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Google is always coming out with interesting and often fun new features. A new feature the company released in April isn’t necessarily fun, but it does provide some protection for recently inactive – or should...

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Start Ups Gain Steam in South America South America has been the focus of business potential for some time now. In particular, Brazil’s booming economy has earned it a spot as a BRIC (Brazil, Russia,...

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Google Reader to Shut Down July 1

May 8, 2013 | 0 Comments

In the evolving world of the Internet, strides and innovations are made rapidly and adapted instantaneously. However, for these advancements to be made, developers need to be able to keep their attention on the newest...

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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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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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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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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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The Web is Abuzz with Coachella Rumors

April 2, 2013 | 0 Comments

The upcoming Coachella Valley Music and Arts festival has stirred up a storm of gossip and buzz on the Web. With its artist lineup including more than 170 musicians, bands and DJs, Coachella brings forth...

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