How to Setup Parental Controls in Windows 8.1  

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We were all children once. There’s not a single person who didn’t read a book they shouldn’t have or watched a television show they knew wasn’t allowed by their parents. We’ve all been there. Modern operating systems, with their web browsers, app stores and built-in search, make finding anything and everything you shouldn’t have access to pretty easy. Microsoft’s […]

5 Things to Do With Your New Nexus 9

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If you just unboxed a shiny new Nexus 9 and want to know about everything it can do and all the cool features it has to offer, as well as get it all setup and ready for use, we have you covered. Below we’ll go over five or so things you can do right out […]

5 Things to Do with Your New Samsung Galaxy S5

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With all the Android deals this holiday season many users may be opening a brand new Samsung Galaxy S5 for Christmas, and you’ll want to know a few things to get the most of your new smartphone. Now that you’ve unboxed your new Galaxy S5 there are a few tips to getting the most of […]

How to Set Up Your New Surface Pro 3

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Maybe Microsoft’s entertaining holiday themed commercials enticed you to buy a Surface Pro 3 or maybe a very generous family member gifted one. Now it’s time to set it up and get ready to use this versatile and fun tablet/laptop. We’ll share with readers some basic steps that will help users get the most out […]

How to Setup the iPad Air or iPad Air 2

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One of the most coveted tech items is usually the Apple iPad Air or iPad Air 2. They’re arguably the two best tablets money can buy. If you just received one as a gift, or bought one yourself and don’t know what to do next, we’ll show new iPad Air or iPad Air 2 owners […]

Top 10 Settings to Change on Your iPhone 6

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If you received a shiny new iPhone 6 for Christmas, it’s really easy to set up and get going, but if you’re looking to for the optimal experience, there are some settings you’ll want to change in order to achieve that. The iPhone 6 comes with features and settings that no one really needs to […]

7 Things to Do with Your New Windows Notebook

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That laptop you purchased this holiday may look similar to notebooks you’ve purchased in the past. It isn’t. The Windows notebooks we have to today are more agile, more media centric and more productivity driven. Some of the new features of notebooks are hardware focused. There are new hinges that allow buyers to flip the […]

6 Things to Do with your New iPhone 6

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You just unboxed your new iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus and you want to know how to use all the cool new features. We’ll show you 7 things you can do with your new iPhone 6 right out of the box. This will help you learn more about what the iPhone 6 can do and […]

How to Get Better Surface Pro 3 Battery Life

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Microsoft’s Surface Pro 3 is a Windows 8 device in a league all its own. The entire line of Surface devices were born out of necessity. Microsoft’s Windows 8 operating system focused on bringing the PC into the device age. It was Microsoft’s hypothesis that people didn’t want a laptop and tablet. Instead, the company bet […]

Auxo 3 Releases for iOS 8 Jailbreakers

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The developer behind the popular jailbreak tweak Auxo has officially released an iOS 8 version of the tweak, known as Auxo 3, and it’s available for download in Cydia for both iPhones and iPads running iOS 8. We were told earlier this month that we would see the release of Auxo 3 later in December, […]

5 Things to Do with your New iPad

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If you received a new iPad for Christmas, here are five things that you should do with it soon after you set it up. The iPad is one of the most popular tablets on the market right now, with the new iPad Air 2 as the flagship slate, while the iPad mini 3 takes over […]

How to Set Up the iPhone 6

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If you received an iPhone 6 for Christmas from Santa, here’s how to set it up and get started with your new smartphone. The iPhone 6 is one of the most popular smartphones on the market right now, so it makes perfect sense that Santa would gift a lot of them. However, if you’ve never […]

Xbox One & PS4 Setup Tips for Parents & Gift Givers

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You weren’t alone. Thousands, maybe even millions of adults around the world spent an untold amount of time waiting in lines and calling video game stores hoping to score an Xbox One or PS4 entertainment console for their family. The PS4 and Xbox One are video game consoles first, but they each have features that the entire family will love. Here’s the problem […]

How to Set Up the Amazon Fire HD, Fire HDX & Fire HDX 8.9

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This guide will show you hoe to set up your new Amazon Fire HD, Amazon Fire HDX and Amazon Fire HDX 8.9 tablets. We’ll walk you through the steps to get your new Amazon Fire tablet up and running and the best things to do after you get through the regular setup that appears when […]

EA PC Games Sale Has Huge Discounts on Big Titles

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In celebration of the New Year, video game developer Electronic Arts is discounting some of its games for Windows PCs and Macs by as much as half. Some of these titles even include flagships like FIFA 15 and Dragon Age Inquisition. EA revealed the sale and started discounting PC game downloads on its Origin website […]

Huge HTC Deal Offers 20% off Any Smartphone

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Earlier this month HTC announced a new “Hot Deals” initiative to offer exciting discounts and deals on HTC products every Tuesday for the entire month of December. Today though, the company just dropped a huge deal and will be offering 20% off any HTC smartphones for the rest of the year. If you’ve been waiting […]

Galaxy Note 3 Android 4.4.4 Update Arrives Ahead of Lollipop

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A Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Android 4.4.4 KitKat update is hitting the United States ahead of the Galaxy Note 3 Android 5.0 Lollipop update that’s confirmed to arrive sometime next year. As we push further and further away from the Android 5.0 Lollipop release date, we’re starting to see Samsung Galaxy Android 5.0 Lollipop update […]

iPhone 6s Rumors Point to 4-Inch Screen Comeback

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Apple could be bringing back the 4-inch screen from the iPhone 5 and iPhone 5s next year when the 2015 iPhone launches. According to AppleInsider, the Cupertino-based company could release a smaller iPhone 6s or iPhone 7 next year (whatever it’ll be called) that will come with a smaller screen than what’s currently equipped on […]

The Master Chief Collection Gets Fixes, Extras

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Just as it promised it would, 343 Industries, the developer in charge of Microsoft’s Halo: The Master Chief Collection game for the Xbox One, is rolling out crucial fixes and new content in a title update going out today. 343 Industries detailed what users could expect from this week’s Halo: The Master Chief Collection content […]

5 Reasons Not to Update on Nexus Android 5.0.2 Release Day

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Last week, Google released an Android 5.0.2 Lollipop update for the Nexus 7 2012. The update does not appear to be rolling out OTA just yet but that should change in the future. While many users will likely want to rush into downloading the new Android 5.0 Lollipop update, we want to take a look […]