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Are Smartphones Underutilized?

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I was just reading an article the other day over on Consumerist that linked to an article over on The Washington Post where they reported on a Gallup poll that 62% of Americans own smartphones  but less than 5% really…

iPhone 5S Rumor Roundup

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All Apple products go through a long period of rumors and speculation before the eventual reveal. We’ve got precisely the same story for the iPhone 5S, and right now the news headlines are flying furiously – let’s take a look…

What exactly is Samsung’s Tablet Strategy?

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Let me set the stage. The year is 2011. The tablet wars are just now heating up, with Apple being the conqueror to date, and every target manufacturer has the iPad – or rather the iPad 2 – in sight,…

Modern Mobile Devices Need a Decent Speaker

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Does anyone remember the transistor radio? You know, the rectangular one with the manual and slightly inaccurate dial at the top, and the remainder of the device dedicated to the speaker grill? If you follow the basic concepts of engineering,…

The 13 Coolest Male Nerds On TV… Today

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As a continuation to an earlier article on the coolest female nerd characters on TV, I couldn’t leave out the guys. As I stated in the previous article, being a “nerd” is a hip and happening (although, I don’t think…

The 11 Coolest Female Nerds on TV… Today

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There’s no better time to be a nerd. It is the “in” thing to be. There isn’t anything sexier than “smart”, right? And one of the first things that pops into your mind when you hear the words “nerd” or…

Keeping Your Kids Safe On Facebook

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For those 5 people out there that have never used Facebook, it’s a social network service where users can create a profile with photos, contact information, personal interests and just about any personal information you can think of, really. And…

Mobile Internet Safety For Kids

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Many responsible parents try to make sure that their children access the web in a safe manner, away from the threats of online predators. But how about that smart phone, tablet, or even the popular iPod Touch – are they…