Category Archives: Technology

New Android phones give iPhone competition

Android made tremendous inroads against Apple with the Galaxy and Droid mobile phones lines, but two new flagship releases hope to apply even more market pressure.

Released this spring, Samsung’s Galaxy S4 and HTC’s One devices offer a wide featureset … Hit the jump to read the rest

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Twitter #music combines tweets and tracks

With Facebook pushing its presence further into users lives via an integrated mobile platform and expanded communication options, social competitor Twitter has been looking to bolster its offerings.

This week, Twitter rolled out #music, a new music service aimed at … Hit the jump to read the rest

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In the market for a router? Consider these speed, spec and research tips.

Internet users with more than one computer or networked device should be familiar with the concept of a router, a machine designed to deliver data to devices across a network.

While most consumers use routers to allow their household’s many … Hit the jump to read the rest

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New Android products show platform’s wide reach

Though the Android operating system is successful in the mobile arena, it’s long term health could rely on its ability to diversify into other markets.

Android is already popular in the tablet space and is starting to make inroads in … Hit the jump to read the rest

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Spring cleaning is for computers, too

Just as spring cleaning helps keep a tidy home, decluttering computers can ensure they are running at their best.

Spring is also a good time to perform other routine computer maintenance, like taking stock of your data backup situation and … Hit the jump to read the rest

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Note-taking apps help organize your life

Mobile devices, like tablets and phones, have transformed the way interact with our daily lives.

While games and multimedia apps for these devices are fun, the most valuable apps are often those that make our lives easier and help us … Hit the jump to read the rest

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Evolution of digital content distribution

Traditional video content distribution models are in the midst of possible disruption, thanks to upstart services that allow content creators to bypass television and deliver straight to digital.

Before digital, content was creator for television and film and then sent … Hit the jump to read the rest

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Facebook introduces “new” news feed

Facebook updates are generally met with equal parts excitement and skepticism.

While the social networking website’s new features are often forward thinking and unique, they’ve also swapped familiar, functional design for awkward layouts and had issues with privacy concerns settings.… Hit the jump to read the rest

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Facebook Graph Search makes your social network searchable

Having passed the one billion active user mark in 2012, Facebook’s goal in 2013 is to keep those users engaged and involved in the Facebook ecosystem.

Facebook isn’t a perfect service, but they do make an effort to address areas … Hit the jump to read the rest

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Trends from CES 2013

The 2013 Consumer Electronics Show concluded this week, giving big players in the tech industry a chance to show off new products and services.

CES has lost some of its luster over the years, with companies withdrawing to hold their … Hit the jump to read the rest

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