Windows 10 Gets iPhone-Like Notification Area

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A new Action Center area for tracking notifications is joining the new Start Menu in a new update for the Windows 10 Technical Preview. Microsoft revealed its first significant update to the Windows 10 Technical Preview that users can download for free earlier today at Blogging Windows. In that post, company representatives talk a bit about […]

Is Apple Pay Safe and Secure?

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Apple Pay was launched earlier this week alongside the release of iOS 8.1, allowing users to buy goods with their iPhones at a number of stores, but where exactly can iPhone users take advantage of Apple’s new digital payment platform? Apple Pay is essentially the company’s own digital wallet service to take on the growing […]

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 Review

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This Galaxy Note 4 Review will focus on the three most attractive features of this big Android phone: the S Pen, 5.7″ display and great camera. The Samsung Galaxy Note 4 is one of the best, and unique, Android phones available and one that every big-phone shopper should at least consider. Samsung gave me a Galaxy […]

iPad Air 2 vs Surface 2: Which to Buy

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It’s fair to say that together Apple’s iPad Air 2 and Microsoft’s Surface 2 represent the future of computing. That being said, they’re two different versions of what the tablet computer can be. Ever since it started making tablets back in 2012, Microsoft has maintained that what users need is a way to stay productive […]

iOS 8.1 Update: 11 New Features & Fixes

Here's whats new in the iOS 8.1 release.

The iOS 8.1 update is finally here with a lot of changes and fixes. Here’s a look at what’s new in iOS 8.1 on the iPhone and iPad, and why you’ll want this if you installed OS X Yosemite or own an iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus. Apple’s free iOS 8.1 update arrived for all […]

11 iPad Air 2 Release Date Tips for Buyers

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With an iPad Air 2 release date near, consumers are starting to prepare for its arrival. With the iPad Air 2 release date getting closer, we want to share some release date tips with those of you that are either already committed to buying Apple’s latest 9.7-inch tablet or are still on the fence just […]

Nexus 9 Accessories Arrive Early from Amazon

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Google’s brand new HTC Nexus 9 tablet release date isn’t until November 3rd, but Google and many other retails have already started taking pre-orders ahead of the release. However, the official Nexus 9 accessories announced last week have yet to become available, until today. Last week Google quietly announced the all-new HTC Nexus 9 tablet, […]

iOS 8.1 on iPad mini 2: Impressions & Performance

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Yesterday, as promised, Apple released the iOS 8.1 update for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. With the iOS 8.1 release date finally here, we want to take a look at how the iOS 8.1 update is performing on the iPad mini 2, the device formally known as the iPad mini with Retina Display. This is […]

Nexus 6 vs Nexus 4: What Buyers Need to Know

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The Nexus 4 was released nearly two years ago and was an extremely popular smartphone, but last week Google officially announced a phone that may have Nexus 4 owners wanting to upgrade. The Motorola-made Nexus 6 smartphone. Buyers have a lot of choices, and with the Nexus 4 getting a bit old these days many […]

New Galaxy Note Edge Release Date & Price Details

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New Samsung Galaxy Note Edge release date and Galaxy Note Edge price details have emerged today and these new details help to paint a more specific picture of Samsung’s highly anticipated, yet mysterious, Galaxy Note Edge release. In September, Samsung took the stage at its Unpacked 2014 launch event and announced a slew of new […]

Where iPhone Users Can Use Apple Pay

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Apple Pay was launched earlier this week alongside the release of iOS 8.1, allowing users to buy goods with their iPhones at a number of stores, but where exactly can iPhone users take advantage of Apple’s new digital payment platform? Apple Pay is essentially the company’s own digital wallet service to take on the growing […]

Verizon Galaxy Note 4 Release Date Nears

Verizon Galaxy Note 4 pre-orders are shipping out today.

The Verizon Galaxy Note 4 release date has moved closer as Verizon Galaxy Note 4 pre-orders are now shipping out ahead of the device’s mysterious release date. Back in September, shortly after Samsung took the stage to confirm the Galaxy Note 4, U.S. carriers made confirmations of their own. Among them, Verizon, one of the […]

OS X Yosemite Problems Plague Users

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Apple released OS X Yosemite for Macs last week, adding new features and connectivity to the iPhone and iPad as part of an update for Apple computers. This impressive update unlocks exciting new features but it also brings a number of OS X Yosemite problems that should make some users think twice about updating, at […]

How to Send & Receive SMS Text Messages in OS X Yosemite

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OS X Yosemite comes with a really cool new feature that lets you send and receive SMS text message on your Mac. Here’s how to set it up. Previously, you were only able to send and receive iMessages on your Mac, while SMS text messages had to be handled on your iPhone. However, you can now […]

Apple Black Friday 2014 Deals: What to Expect

Shoppers can look forward to Apple Black Friday 2014 deals across product lines and at many stores.

Black Friday 2014 kicks off in just over a month and it remains one of the most anticipated shopping days of the year. Here is a look at the Apple Black Friday 2014 deals so you know what to expect from Apple and other retailers like Walmart and Best Buy later this year. Apple Black Friday deals […]

iOS 8 Jailbreak Release: Future Up in the Air

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It’s been a month since iOS 8 has been released to the public, but an iOS 8 jailbreak is nowhere to be found. Ever since the initial announcement of iOS 8, the jailbreak community has been rather curious as to when an iOS 8 jailbreak would hit the public. Of course, we could rely on […]

New Xbox One Update Brings Backgrounds & More

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A new software update for the Xbox One is coming and after months of users requesting it, Microsoft says it’s added the ability for users to assign images and colors as their Start Screen background. Microsoft announced the new background customization options among other things, in an update on its Xbox Wire news blog late […]

Giants vs Royals World Series Game 1 Live Stream Details

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The 2014 World Series is here, and it’s the Giants vs Royals this time around. Here’s how you can keep up with all of the action and live stream all the games. The San Francisco Giants won the World Series in 2012 and 2010, and they look to continue the every-other-year pattern with a victory […]

iOS 8.1 on iPad 3: Impressions & Performance

IOS 8.1 performance on the iPad 3 is better.

The iOS 8.1 update delivers bug fixes for many iOS 8 problems and a much-needed performance boost to the iPad 3. It’s still early, but after using the iPad 3 for a few hours it feels snappier and delivers faster switching between apps and the home screen even with iPad performance enhancements turned off. The […]

11 Common iPad Problems & How to Fix Them

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Apple’s iOS 8.1 update was released to fix lingering iOS 8.0 problems and iOS 8.0.2 issues on the iPad. However, there’s a good chance that Apple’s latest iOS 8 update will deliver some problems of its own. With that in mind, we take a look at some of the most common iPad problems and offer […]