Category Archive for: ‘Tech News’

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9 Tech Giveaways That Are Being Held Right Now Around The Web

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So, you want some new tech to play with, but you’re broke.  No problem – by devoting a couple of minutes to clicking links and tweeting out articles, you can enter yourself to win things like smartphones, iPads, and software!  No WAI!  Just check out these 9 tech giveaways that are going on around the web as I type, but move quickly, because most of them close by the end of April, 2012.  Sorry, people from the future who found this page. …

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Kia Rio and Spotify Looking For Submissions To Best Songs With Your Windows Down Playlist

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This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Kia Rio. All opinions are 100% mine. Think you’ve got a good taste in music, my friend?  If you feel like today is your day to prove that your style is superior to everyone else’s, then the Best Songs With Your Windows Down Playlist is definitely for you!  Or, if you’re a normal, non-egomaniac, this is still a cool Facebook app on which you can share your favorite songs to play …

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Why Project Glass Is Bad And How It Will Ruin Your Life and Relationships

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Yes, I’ve decided to put together a post on all of the terribly funny things that could go wrong (remember the ostrich sleeping pillow?) with project glass.  How will project glass will ruin your life and relationships?  Why will the launch mean death to society as we know it?  Well, I guess you’ll have to read a little bit to find out.  Not like those scavenger hunt games where you just wait for a kid to come back with all of the answers, knock …

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Will Google’s Project Glass Be A Success Or A Flop? [Reader Response]

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Hi gang – here’s a new reader response post for you guys to interact with – I’m really hoping to get some strong responses in the comments below on this one.  Google just recently announced Project Glass, which is a pair of augmented reality glasses that will be able to do all sorts of cool things. If you don’t know what Project Glass is, check out a post that I wrote on its features.     What do you guys think – …

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How Patent Trolls Stifle the Creative Process

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Steve Jobs enjoyed taking chances and making things unpredictable not only with his life, but with his technological breakthroughs. Steve enjoyed a ridiculous amount of creativity given to him and his team because Apple could afford a legal department with a caliber that compared to no mere mortal group of lawyers. Small tech firms and start-ups on the other hand are afraid to release their new ideas, devices, and software because of patent trolls who seek to profit on the hard work …

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Google Android Now Used on Over 135 Million Devices Worldwide

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One of the key points for Google the first half of 2011 has definitely been Google Android, a mobile platform they claim to now be used on over 135 million devices. Data from Google indicates 550,000 devices are being activated with Android each day, and over 6 billion Apps have been downloaded.     Google Android Google is classifying Android to be a very successful consumer product, along with Chrome and YouTube. Larry Page observed that Google has been putting a lot …

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3D SmartPhones: New Technology Trend or Passing Fad?

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Sometimes, when you take two pieces of technology and combine them, you get brilliance. See, for example, automobile GPS systems. Other times, you get something profoundly dumb, like the idea that someone would want to watch 3D movies on a four inch screen – 3D smartphones.     3D came touted as the “next big thing.” The trend started at movie theaters decades ago, then fizzled out. Next, it reemerged at theaters in the 21st century and then in home television sets …

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Steve Jobs Resigns, Tears Shed Around The World

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Yes, you read it correctly, Steve Jobs has resigned. Every gadget blog that I know of has made fun of Steve Jobs at some point in time, giggling about his iconic black turtleneck sweater. Despite this fact, we will all miss the man who gave us all of those awesome tech goodies. He has brought Apple to the top of its game, kicking Microsoft in the face repeatedly. (Note the metaphorical nature of the previous phrase.) I’m surprised he didn’t wait until …

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