January means the beginning of a new year, resolutions and the International Consumer Electronics Show, or CES. Las Vegas recently welcomed throngs of reporters and video bloggers as manufacturers unveiled what’s to come this year and beyond. Computers, smartphones and tablets attract the eye of every passing technophile, but television makers wouldn’t be outdone this...

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Several decades ago, it was uncommon for every household to have a personal computer. Now, households have desktops, laptops, smartphones and tablets. Devices like iPods, iPhones and iPads are as common as Walkman players once were, and they don’t seem to stick around long. Phone manufacturers release dozens of new models every year, while Apple...

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Whether you’re feeling the pinch of an economy in recession or you’re concerned about the environment and contributing to global warming, switching to energy-efficient light bulbs just makes sense. As companies continue to improve upon lighting technology, there’s really no reason to continue using your old light bulbs, but there are plenty of reasons to...

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What to Make of the Epic #Instafail

January 9, 2013 | 0 Comments

If you’ve been around the Internet for more than a few days, and any of your friends use Instagram, then you’ve heard all the outrage at the service that recently changed its terms and conditions. If you haven’t, let’s back up and get you filled in. Instagram is a photo storage site with an app...

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If you think that smartphones, tablets and other recent developments in computers have been impressive, just wait until you see what IBM has in store for you. According to Bernie Meyerson, IBM’s vice president of innovation, computers will be able to perceive things much the way senses do. In fact, a recent “5 in 5...

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Looking for a tablet that won’t break the bank this year? Maybe a touch screen tablet for a child in your family or a simple web browser for your grandma? Here is a nifty way to turn an old Kindle Fire e-reader into a much more versatile tablet that runs Google’s new Android Jelly Bean...

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Amazon and Facebook are both incredible powerhouses in their fields. Facebook holds immense influence with the sheer weight of social media and its impact on everyone’s daily lives. Amazon brought e-commerce to the foreground and has made it the default method of purchasing for millions of people. Now they have partnered up to create a...

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Finally, the Truth: Female Gamers Love Sex

December 29, 2012 | 0 Comments

The old stereotype of video games being just for young teenage boys is over. New studies are showing how varied this audience is, and that women rather enjoy playing games, both online and in the bedroom. Gaming has always been a passion for all ages and genders. The gaming industry caters to a variety of...

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5 Productivity Apps to Avoid Being Overworked

December 29, 2012 | 0 Comments

It’s no secret that Americans are among the most miserable people on the planet. We’re some of the most overworked, also, and the two are probably related. It just makes sense to manage your work in a way that leaves enough time to kick back and relax with loved ones. It’s time to reclaim weeknights...

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Hulu Has a New Treat for Gamers

December 28, 2012 | 0 Comments

Hulu has been a crowd favorite for some time because the service provides convenient online streaming to your computer, television and mobile devices. Hulu’s paid subscription service might be one that you see as more convenient than cable or satellite TV, and, now the company is offering a video game hub. Of course, you’re not...

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Square has taken the retail world by storm, first with its credit card reader that you can easily install on your tablet, and now with virtual gift cards that the company hopes will become more popular. This is why Square unveiled the new development just before the holiday shopping season. The first week of December...

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Angry Birds Movie Coming in 2016

December 27, 2012 | 0 Comments

When Angry Birds first came out, there were only a few people who could imagine its success today. Addictive as ever, Angry Birds is one mobile game that has transcended all platforms and now finds itself in the center of Hollywood. Rovio Entertainment originally created Angry Birds for Apple iOS devices exclusively in 2009, but since its release, it has...

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For many years, Microsoft had the upper hand in the computer world. However, when Steve Jobs MacOS appeared, it spelled trouble for the PC giant. With seamless virus-free software, an endless array of iPods, iPhones and iPads, Apple began to dominate in certain markets, specifically in tablets. With Windows 8, Microsoft is trying to regain...

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Whether your brother loves first-person shooting games, your niece is a fan of the Sims or your best friend loves multiplayer online games, video games make great holiday gifts. Ultimate editions offer the above-and-beyond experience, while a used game is the perfect stocking stuffer. Don’t drive yourself crazy as you shop at multiple stores this...

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The Best Games of 2012

December 5, 2012 | 0 Comments

If the year 2012 is the end of the world, it has been a good year for gamers to go out on. Sequels to popular games were released with much fanfare and much well-deserved praise. A few new franchises arrived on the scene, and a wealth of indie games hit the market. So what are...

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Are you feeling frustrated at how frequently you have to charge your phone? You’re not alone, especially as phones become larger and more powerful. It just makes sense that they have to use more power. While manufacturers are trying their best to make batteries more powerful, it seems like they can’t keep up. However, there...

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Green is the way to go When it Comes to Vehicles

December 5, 2012 | 0 Comments

At some point down the road fossil fuels will no longer be available, which is why more and more manufacturers are using an alternative means for fueling their vehicles. Since traditional fuels place damaging effects on our environment, many people want to put an end to them as quickly as possible. Manufacturers have listened to...

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Is Amazon a Netflix Killer? Maybe Not

December 5, 2012 | 0 Comments

Netflix has long held the position as the leading by-mail entertainment service, and the shift to streaming content has worked well for the company. In fact, streaming movies and television actually make up the bulk of online activity around the world, so any time a company can, they’re going to break into the market. This...

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If you are searching for the latest appliances that are energy efficient, look no further than green appliances. Once you choose to go green in your kitchen, you will do your part to help minimize the amount of impact you are making on the environment. Living green does more than just protect your environment; it...

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While Microsoft holds back on delivering Office to iOS and Android, a horde of other developers are sneaking in to their space and offering “office-like” apps that are steadily weaning loyal Office users off their application of choice and teaching them to make do with other tools.   Apple’s iWork is getting close to being...

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