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Are You Ready for a $70,000 TV?

January 6th, 2014 · Comments Off · Hardware, News

And you thought TV prices were coming down?  Check out this Mashable article by Pete Pachal about LG’s 105-inch television!
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In the Market for an Android Tablet?

January 5th, 2014 · Comments Off · Hardware, News, Reviews, Websites

If you didn’t receive the tablet of your dreams during the holidays or you are enthralled by all the new tablets your friends have, check out this article by Adrian Kingsley-Hughes for ZDNet.com on the Top Android Tablets (January 2014 edition).  He lists a number of exciting devices along with details and prices.  Check it [...]

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Are You Backing Up?

January 2nd, 2014 · Comments Off · Hardware, Software

Many of us are using smartphones, tablets, computers, etc., to store important and vital information.  Do you know what you would do if that device breaks or otherwise stops working?  Without a backup, your information might be gone forever.  Hard work, priceless photos and the like can be gone in the blink of an eye. [...]

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What To Do When Your Android Or iPhone Is Stolen or Lost

August 23rd, 2013 · Comments Off · Hardware, News, Software

Many of us have become very dependent on our smartphones as a place to store all of our valuable information.  And, since many apps allow us to simplify our lives with online banking, online shopping and more, these devices are immensely important to us.  Guarding the safety and security of your smartphone is paramount and [...]

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Douglas C. Engelbart, Inventor of the Mouse

July 4th, 2013 · Comments Off · Hardware, News

Dr. Douglas C. Engelbart, the computer visionary who invented the mouse we all use today, has died.  In 1968, he took the computer world by storm with his demonstration on a 22-foot high screen showing how a “networked, interactive computing system would allow information to be shared rapidly among collaborating scientists.  He demonstrated how a [...]

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New Apple iOS, Mac OS, and Streaming Radio

June 11th, 2013 · Comments Off · Hardware, News, Software

Apple had some major announcements yesterday including a completely redesigned iOS 7 for iPhones, iPod Touches, and iPads.  New swipe features, easier to read typeface, easier multitasking capability and photo options make this an eagerly anticipated upgrade for Apple users.  A newly designed Mac OS is also coming.  These upgrades will be free and are [...]

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Blackberry’s New Model May Save the Day!

January 30th, 2013 · Comments Off · Hardware, News, Software

Blackberry fans have something to be happy about.  The new model (Blackberry 10) appears to be a winner.  Read David Pogue’s review and decide for yourself.  It would be terrific for the great number of Blackberry fans if this is the turnaround they were hoping for.  For their sake, I hope it is and that [...]

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Apple to add 128GB iPad to lineup

January 29th, 2013 · Comments Off · Hardware, News

This article from Digital Trends will interest you if you are running out of space on your iPad.  Apple has announced that it is adding a 128 GB iPad to its lineup.  That doubles the capacity of the current 64 GB top of the line model.  It won’t come cheap but the $799 may be [...]

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Undo Typing on iPhone

February 26th, 2012 · Comments Off · Hardware, Software, Websites

The lessons we often remember best are those we learn when we most need them!  I was editing a document on my iPhone and accidentally deleted much more than I planned to.  The good news was that I had a hard copy of the document and I retyped the deleted paragraph.  Then, I did a [...]

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iPad 3 with 4G?

January 16th, 2012 · Comments Off · Hardware, News

The rumors are flying about an iPad 3 (and possibly an iPad 4) in 2012.  These are only rumors, but . . . check out this ZDNet article by Jason D. O’Grady that tells us why an iPad 3 could have “LTE (Long Term Evolution) radio capable of 4G data speeds – and that it’s [...]

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