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Tech Gifting: The Hidden Cost Of The Return

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During this holiday season, many of us will be buying cool tech gifts for those on our shopping lists. While no doubt we try to make sure that we get the perfect gift, there are nonetheless times that a misunderstanding…

Who Would Use The Google Chrome Operating System?

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If you use the Internet, chances are you know about Google (if not, get out from under your rock!). From their search engine giant status to their release of their Android operating system for Smart Phones, Google has invested much…

What Windows Phone 7 Needs NOW!

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Microsoft and its partners have just released the version of the venerable Windows mobile device, this time around dubbed Windows Phone 7. While Microsoft has been in the mobile device business for almost a decade, this version represents a completely…

The Facebook UID – A Threat To Your Privacy?

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In today’s world, identity theft is a very real and potential threat to one’s economic well-being. It is only sensible to keep track of our social security numbers and account numbers in order to prevent potential malicious use. Such information…

16 Awesome Nerd Halloween Costumes

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Show off your inner nerd this Halloween by dressing up in one of these classic nerdy costumes that will always be in style… and there’s something for everyone. Let’s start with Star Wars. With so many great characters to choose…

The Multi-Touch Cost: Mac Simplicity?

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There is no doubt that Apple is selling more MacBooks than ever before. In fact, Mac sales are triple what they were just 5 years ago. And with 50 million Mac users in the wild, Apple must be doing something…

FaceTime Alternatives – Yahoo Messenger And Tango

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When the iPhone 4 launched, one of the big draws was mobile video calling. Labeled “FaceTime”, Apple introduced a new standard with its release, and FaceTime works quite well. Integrated with the phone contacts, it has never been easier to…

When Are Tablets Better Than A Smartphone?

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Tablets are becoming quite the rage on the technical market, with seemingly everyone releasing their own version (and with a variety of operating systems). But in a lot of the cases the buyer of a new tablet device already owns…

How iOS 4 Has Changed My iPhone Habits

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When Apple released iOS 4 for the iPhone, it matured the device into a multi-tasking tool handy for a lot of different applications. While there is a lot to be said for the elegant simplicity of running one app at…