How to Fix Nexus 9 Auto Rotation

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The Nexus 9 brought Android 5.0 Lollipop to the market first, but for some users it also brought a problem with the Nexus 9 auto rotation feature. We’ll show users who have the Nexus 9 auto rotation problem how to fix it by turning off Google Now until Google issues a fix. There are a […]

20 Great Android Wear Watch Faces

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The Android Wear platform just got a nice update to Android 5.0. The update adds a rich new watch face API, making more interesting and useful Android Wear Watch Faces possible. The update also adds a better settings user experience and more to the watch itself. The Android Wear Watch Faces in this list make Android […]

How to Turn Your iPad Air 2 Into a Surface Pro 3

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The iPad Air 2 is often described as the best tablet money can buy, but people also love the Microsoft Surface Pro 3 because it works like a laptop and runs full Windows software and it works like a tablet. However, if you just forked over between $500 and $830 for the new iPad Air 2, […]

Pixelmator for iPad Review

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When Apple introduced the iPad Air 2 in fall 2014, Apple invited Pixelmator on stage to demo their awesome new iPad image and graphics app. Pixelmator for iPad brings the powerful editing and image manipulation of the OS X version to the iPad. Photographers might wonder if the $5 app offers enough features and tools to […]

Olloclip for iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus Review

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When Apple released the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, many iPhone photographers worried about losing access to their favorite iPhone photography accessory: the Olloclip. The Olloclip fastens to the iPhone and puts a various lenses over the iPhone camera lens on the back to create some awesome effects. Olloclip makes what they call the 4-in-1 Olloclip, […]

Adobe Creative Cloud iPad Apps Review

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Adobe now offers a slew of apps that connect iPad users with the company’s Creative Cloud subscription service. Can serious creative professionals and hobbyists get enough functionality from the Adobe Creative Cloud iPad apps to make it useful? Do the Adobe Creative Cloud iPad apps included in the stable of Adobe iPad apps add enough functionality to a Creative […]

16 New iPhone 6 Plus Cases That Offer You More Choices

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When the iPhone 6 Plus first launched, case makers didn’t produce as many cases for the larger iPhone. We saw more iPhone 6 cases and a few iPhone 6 Plus cases, but many of the manufacturers waited to make sure Apple in fact launched the new phablet style phone before investing in iPhone 6 Plus cases to fit […]

6 Things You Can Do with Microsoft Office for iPhone

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Microsoft just updated Office on the iPhone, breaking out three separate apps (Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint) from the single Office 365 app that Microsoft released before. These stand alone apps are now available with Outlook, OneDrive and OneNote, which were already available as stand alone apps before this update. We’re going to show you six useful things […]

Nextivity Cel Fi Pro Signal Booster Review: Now with LTE

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The Nextivity Cel Fi Pro Signal Booster for AT&T updated the older Cel Fi Smart Signal Booster we reviewed earlier. The system promises to boost an AT&T LTE signal in a home, office or business with two units that extend the coverage in places where an AT&T signal normally doesn’t get the job done due to poor coverage. The company […]

5 Cool Things a Microsoft Surface Pro 3 Can Do

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The Microsoft Surface Pro 3 replaces a laptop very well and works as a large tablet when needed, which makes it a great alternative to both the MacBook Air and an iPad Air or iPad Air 2. For the last few months the 2-in-1 tablet/laptop served well as my primary mobile computer and at-home tablet. […]

Microsoft Wireless Display Adapter vs Google Chromecast

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Microsoft saw Apple, Google and Amazon trying to compete with Roku in the streaming HDMI dongle category and decided to throw its hat in the ring with the Microsoft Wireless Display Adapter. We decided it put it up against the most popular such device: the Google Chromecast. In this Microsoft Wireless Display Adapter vs Google Chromecast […]

AT&T Unite Pro Hotspot Review

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In a world of smartphones with built-in personal hotspots that share the phone’s data connection, where does a dedicated hotspot like the AT&T Unite Pro Hostspot fit? Can this apparent anachronism surprise potential buyers? Is it worth an extra $20/month on a contract and either a 2-year commitment or up to $200 when purchased without a contract? […]

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 vs iPhone 6 Plus Camera Comparison

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Apple released the iPhone 6 Plus recently, and they gave a lot of attention to the excellent camera, one we thought good enough to potentially replace a point-and-shoot. The new Samsung Galaxy Note 4 also comes with a pretty great camera of its own. We decided to create a Samsung Galaxy Note 4 vs iPhone 6 Plus […]

How to Add Your Favorite NBA Team Schedule to Google Calendar

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The NBA just opened up the 2014-2015 season and teams already started squaring off. Fans can watch their teams online, but will they remember? Adding your favorite NBA team’s schedule to Google Calendar is a simple task and we’ll show you how to add the calendar to an Android phone or iPhone. The steps below […]

First 5 Samsung Galaxy Note 4 Accessories to Buy

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Samsung finally released the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 with an improved display, better hardware design and simpler Touchwiz without as much crapware as earlier versions of the phablet. It still offers the great S Pen for fine-tipped accuracy without compare in the smartphone world. Most buyers of a new phone unpack it, load their favorite apps […]

Microsoft Office for Mac Update Finally Coming in 2015

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Users of Microsoft Office for Mac have probably started to wonder if the folks at Microsoft forgot about them. Fortunately, now it looks like a rumored Microsoft Office for Mac 2015 update will finally coming sometime in the Spring of 2015. It includes OneNote, improvements to Outlook and OneDrive syncing found in the Windows versions of […]

Dell Venue 7 with Android Review

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The Dell Venue 7 Android tablet sounds like a good idea on paper, but a nice piece of hardware with a good price for a 7-inch Android tablet gets hampered by sluggish performance, even after a much-needed firmware update that improved things a little. Dell produced a winner with the Dell Venue 8 Pro Windows tablet, so […]

How to Make Phone Calls with Hangouts Dialer on a Nexus 7

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Recent updates to the Google Hangouts app and a newly introduced Google Hangouts Dialer app makes it possible to turn an Android tablet like the Google Nexus 7 into a phone. This works over Wi-Fi or on LTE versions of the tablet. Using Google Hangouts and the new Hangouts Dialer app on a Nexus 7 could potentially save […]

5 Awesome Apple iPhone 6 Plus Photography Accessories

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The Apple iPhone 6 Plus camera upgrade introduced an improved camera with optical image stabilization and focus pixels, a technology that promises faster auto-focusing. We talked about how the phone can potentially replace a point-and-shoot cameras. The Apple iPhone 6 Plus camera works exceptionally well with nothing more than the phone and a good subject. However, these […]