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Consumer Reports Can’t Recommend iPhone 4

July 13th, 2010 · Comments Off · Hardware, News, Reviews, Software

The news came out yesterday (July 12).  Consumer Reports has stated that it cannot recommend the iPhone 4.  Consumer Reports says that they have “confirmed that there is a problem with its reception.”  They tested three different iPhone 4 models that were purchased from three separate retailers.  They are not convinced that the AT&T network [...]

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Do You Want To Be A Star?

June 10th, 2010 · Comments Off · News, Programs, Reviews, Software

Most of us sing in the shower.  And in the car.  And, we always sound great, right?  If you have an iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch, you can now purchase two apps ($3 each) that will allow you to record your voice over Taylor Swift’s music or over three songs from Glee.  The Glee app [...]

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More New Phones!

May 27th, 2010 · Comments Off · Hardware, News, Reviews, Software

It seems that the selection of new phones grows faster than weeds!  Here is David Pogue’s article on Microsoft’s Kin phones and the new HTC Incredible.  The competition among vendors is bringing many new items and features to the marketplace.  If only we could take the best features from each of the many choices and [...]

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Palm Pre Plus Coming to AT&T

May 18th, 2010 · Comments Off · Hardware, News, Reviews, Software

The Palm Pre Plus will soon debut on the AT&T network and that’s good news for such a positively reviewed phone that came close to the end of its funding.  Mobil Tech Review’s write-up is quite favorable and the Palm-HP deal should give the phone the support it deserves.  I’m happy with my Verizon version of the phone and Verizon’s [...]

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Display Technology: LCD and Plasma Basics

May 13th, 2010 · Comments Off · Hardware, Reviews

Although I’m probably one of two people in the United States who has not yet purchased a fancy flat screen TV, I get many questions on how to choose a display (LCD vs. plasma).  This article from Nick Mediati at PC World answers many of those concerns and you can refer back to it when [...]

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New iPhone???

April 20th, 2010 · Comments Off · Hardware, News, Reviews, Software

You have probably heard about the Apple employee who lost a prototype of the as yet unveiled iPhone 4G in a bar–a nightmare of major proportions. Gizmodo tells what they learned after they came into possession of the phone.

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Is Your Phone The Best?

March 30th, 2010 · Comments Off · Hardware, News, Reviews

Do you have the best cell phone?  Do you want to know what other people think the best cell phone is?  Check out March Smart Phone Madness from Laptop Magazine and vote for your favorite model!  Laptop Magazine has some nice buying guides–if you are in the market for a smartphone, check them out!

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Is Kindle Dying?

March 25th, 2010 · Comments Off · Hardware, News, Reviews

There is an interesting article by Jeff Perlow of ZDNet that talks about the demise of the Kindle due to the unveiling of the new iPad.  Because the iPad is a multi-function device, he questions how the Kindle can remain a viable and profitable one-function product.  I don’t think a one-function product is a bad [...]

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The iPad is Unveiled!

January 28th, 2010 · Comments Off · Events, Hardware, News, Reviews

The announcement was made!  It will begin shipping in late March and April.  It looks really cool.  But, who named it?  This will be the butt of jokes for a long time to come.  The iPad looks like a bigger iPod Touch.  And, it runs most of the apps available for the iPhone and iPod [...]

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Palm Pre Plus Available Through Verizon

January 26th, 2010 · Comments Off · Hardware, News, Reviews, Software

The Palm Pre Plus and the Palm Pixi Plus smartphones became available on Monday, January 25, through Verizon.  I have seen the Palm Pre Plus and think it’s a pretty terrific item.  Check out Matthew Miller’s article on ZDNet which gives links to more helpful information in case you’re in the market for a new device.  [...]

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