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What’s The Hype About WhatsApp?

February 22nd, 2014 · Comments Off · News, Reviews, Software

If you want to know what the deal is about WhatsApp, check out this review from CNET.com.  Nineteen billion dollars is quite a number to pay for an application so I wanted to know what the hype is about.  According to Whatsapp.com, “WhatsApp Messenger is a cross-platform mobile messaging app which allows you to exchange [...]

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Miniaturized Controller for iOs Games!

January 23rd, 2014 · Comments Off · Hardware, News, Reviews

Entrepreneurs are bringing gaming controllers to the iOs (iPhone/iPad) world!  The Stratus wireless game controller from SteelSeries will become available today.  It is designed along the lines of controllers used with Xbox and PlayStation.  A full charge is purported to give 10 hours of battery life.  Check out Gregory Schmidt’s review from The New York [...]

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Control Your Home WiFi

January 15th, 2014 · Comments Off · Hardware, News, Reviews

David Pogue tweeted a link to an article at Yahoo Tech by Dan Tynan about the Skydog Smart Router.  If you need to control access in your home by time, by device, by site, and more, this may be the device for you.  Check it out!
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Buying a Tablet?

January 11th, 2014 · Comments Off · Hardware, Reviews

I read a great article this morning on Mashable by Lance Ulanoff on How to Buy a Tablet.  People often ask me “what is the best tablet” and my answer is that it is a personal choice based on what they intend to use it for.  This article explains the different types of tablets, prices, [...]

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Wearable Fitness Bands

January 9th, 2014 · Comments Off · Hardware, Reviews

If you are one of the many people trying to become fit this year, you may be interested in this article from the Wall Street Journal comparing three fitness bands:  Jawbone’s UP24, the Nike+ Fuelband SE, and Fitbit’s Force.  The article also contains a video review.  Best wishes on reaching your goal!
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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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Fastest Mobile Networks 2013

August 22nd, 2013 · Comments Off · News, Reviews

Sooner or later, those important mobile phone contracts come to an end and the big question is whether to simply renew or shop for a new carrier.  Recommendations from friends can be helpful but an objective study can give you additional authoritative information that results in a better choice in the long run.  Click on [...]

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More Apps To Help With Lifestyle Changes

December 27th, 2012 · Comments Off · News, Reviews, Software

We are fast approaching January 1, the day when we will tackle new goals, become more healthy, more fit, and perhaps even better organized.  This article from Mashable.com lists five apps to help us successfully achieve our goals.  If you are planning to quit smoking, save money, or exercise more, this article is for you!  [...]

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The 10 Worst Tablets of 2011

December 19th, 2011 · Comments Off · Hardware, News, Reviews, Websites

Buying a laptop, cell phone, eReader, or tablet is a very personal choice.  The look, feel, weight, and size matter in different ways to each of us.  It’s also important to read reviews on these products as they can be rather expensive and you want to make the best choice possible in your price range.  [...]

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Are You In The Market For An eReader?

November 20th, 2011 · Comments Off · Hardware, Reviews

Many people ask us at the Library “Which is the best eReader?” Or, “Which eReader do you recommend?”  Although I have definite thoughts on the different products out there, there is no right or wrong answer.  It is a very personal choice and it is important to hold one in your hands before you buy.  [...]

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