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As much as we try to not be materialistic, the sinking feeling you get from losing a $600 iPhone is inevitable. The smartphone “kill switch” bill proposes a standardized installation of antitheft software in all...

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With smartphone cameras getting better and better, many of us have ditched our actual cameras for the convenience of our phones. Another perk to taking photos with your smartphone is the availability of photo editing...

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Ways to Save You From a Tech Oops

May 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

The more advanced we get with technology, the more immune we think we are to total breakdowns of our systems. But one thing we have to realize is that no matter how good our technology...

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There has been quite a bit of pomp and circumstance surrounding the upcoming release of the Samsung Galaxy S5. Many technology critics are lauding the phone as the most complete phone ever and there are...

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Which Smartphones Take the Best Pics?

March 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

Sure, smartphones are so much more to us than just handy pocket cameras. They are part phone, part computer and virtually required for modern life. Still, for many consumers, a camera is a major factor...

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Attending college can be one of the scariest yet most exciting times of your life. You’ll develop new relationships, experience new things, and prepare to enter the workforce. But getting through college can be a...

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Options for Backing Up Data

October 31, 2013 | 0 Comments

We all know the scenario too well – the dreaded “I’ve lost all my data!” Whether the tragedy is the result of a stolen phone, a fried laptop or a mishap near water, it is...

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When is the last time you memorized someone’s phone number? How about an address? If you’re wracking your brain trying to remember, you’re not alone. With continued reliance on cell phones, tablets and other technology,...

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How to Virtually Tour a Museum From Your Phone

September 12, 2013 | 0 Comments

Forget about renting that clunky handheld device and headset at your next museum visit—smartphones make touring museums easier than ever. More and more museums around the world are offering apps to compliment and enrich the...

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The 5 Hottest Smartphones for Fall 2013

August 28, 2013 | 0 Comments

It’s that time of year again. While kids are obsessing over what their back-to-school outfit will be, techies are wondering what hot gadgets will accessorize their fall. Most importantly, what cell phones are set to...

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Ever since the passing of Steve Jobs in 2011, the future of Apple has come into question. Many wonder if the tech giant will ever regain the once seemingly insurmountable lead over the competition. Strong...

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Networks Getting Into Live Streaming Shows

August 12, 2013 | 0 Comments

TNT and TBS made a big splash when the networks announced they would soon begin live streaming their content. Turner Entertainment Networks President Steve Koonin revealed the news at the Turner Upfront presentation, held in...

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If you’ve ever experienced the frustration of losing your car or house keys and had spent minutes (or hours) wracking your brain and retracing your steps looking for them, there are more effective solutions  than...

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Summer is winding and school is almost back in session. Parents are cramming in as much fun time as possible. Amusement parks, the beach, museums, and splash parks are all hot spots for summer fun...

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New mommies would agree that taking their new bundle of joy home for the first time is both exciting and terrifying. Mother’s intuition will help with most things like feeding, soothing, and bonding with baby....

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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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Nothing gets the adrenaline going like a really good car racing game. With so many games out there, it can be hard to figure out which ones to spend your time and money on. To...

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Most Comic Con Fans Use iPhones!

July 24, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Freshly Techy street team braved the chaos at the 2013 San Diego Comic Con to ask fans hard-hitting questions. After four crazy days at Comic Con, we finally have the burning answers you’ve been...

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Summertime in San Diego means one thing for thousands of people across the globe: Comic-Con International. Whether you’re lucky enough to be going or wish you were going, here’s a compilation of some of the...

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Second Screen Industry Set to Explode

July 10, 2013 | 0 Comments

There’s a new way of watching TV and it’s not surprising that it involves using your smartphone or tablet in conjunction with your traditional television set. It’s called “second screen,” and it’s taking off as...

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