5 Essential Microsoft Surface Pro 3 Accessories

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The great 2-in-1 Microsoft Surface Pro 3 makes for a nice tablet and laptop replacement, (no matter what one thinks about the recent news that the Surface cost Microsoft almost $2 Billion in losses). So, we wanted to put together our list of 5 Essential Surface Pro 3 Accessories, which will make the Windows 8.1 computer/tablet […]

Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 Review: The Best Tablet Screen Yet

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Encased in a thin and light body, the Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 is an attractive tablet will demand attention from buyers. The Super AMOLED display looks stunningly good, making it arguably the best screen available on a tablet today. Some people won’t like the plastic construction or “band-aid” back design, but it doesn’t feel […]

15 Tips for Using an iPhone 5s Camera for More than Taking Pictures

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Since iPhone 5s owners carry their camera with them everywhere, they can always take nice pictures or shoot video to record memories. However, here’s 15 great ways to use the iPhone 5s camera for more than taking snapshots or family movies. Use these tips to remember who borrowed something, where you parked the car or to keep things readily available for future use. A […]

10 Essential Back to School iPad Air Accessories

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With students going to back to school soon, the iPad makes a great companion for taking notes in class, reading books and enjoying a little down time. Students can play some games, stream videos or read a good book. They can also get cheaper textbooks by buying digitally from Amazon or other eBook stores. Students should also take a […]

Samsung Gear Live vs Pebble Steel Smartwatch Comparison

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The Pebble Smartwatch and the Samsung Gear Live present different approaches to the smartwatch. The Pebble hit Kickstarter and instantly rose to the top of the list of Kickstarter crowd funding campaigns. Samsung joined the smartwatch club with the Samsung Galaxy Gear and then teamed up with Google to offer the Samsung Gear Live, the company’s latest smartwatch. […]

Can the Microsoft Surface Pro 3 Really Replace Your Laptop?

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Microsoft released the latest in their Surface line recently with the best one yet, the Microsoft Surface Pro 3, advertising the 12-inch tablet as “the tablet that can replace your laptop.” But can it really? After using the Microsoft Surface Pro 3 as a primary laptop it replaced a clunky Windows 8.1 Toshiba laptop at work and […]

How to Take a Picture With Android Wear Watch and Google Camera

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Android Wear owners can now take photos with Google Camera installed on any Android smartphone running Android 4.3 or later by speaking to their watch. We’ll show you how to take a picture with an Android Wear smart watch and your Android phone using the Google Camera app. Many phones come with Google Camera already installed, […]

Huawei Ascend Mate2 4G: a Low-cost Phablet with Stunning Battery Life

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Seldom does one single feature on a smartphone shock a person. But the battery life on the Huawei Ascend Mate2 4G 6.1-inch phablet, a whole four-day plus days, will grab anyone’s attention. Add a great off-contract price, a Corning Gorilla Glass screen and solid construction, and we’ve got a phone that demands attention even if it comes from a company with […]

Samsung Gear Live vs Samsung Gear 2 Smartwatch Comparison

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Samsung’s Samsung Gear Live is their fourth attempt at a smartwatch. They put out one of the earliest models when they released the Samsung Galaxy Gear last year and the Samsung Gear 2 earlier this year. The Samsung Gear Live looks a lot like the Samsung Gear 2. Many will think of the Gear Live as an upgrade […]

How to Check Data Usage on Samsung Galaxy Note 3

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Anyone who’s used a smartphone and subscribes to a limited wireless data plan fears going over their monthly allotment, especially if the person shares data with a family or group of friends. That makes monitoring the use of data important. Thankfully the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 and some apps from the Google Play Store will help […]

5 Best Chromebooks for Summer 2014

The HP Chromebook Black Friday deal cut the price almost in half.

The Chromebook surged in popularity over the last year thanks mostly to the simple and elegant ChromeOS platform and, more significantly, the low price of most of the models now available. The best high-end Chromebooks cost under $400 with one exception: the Chromebook Pixel costs nearly $1,300. As more people look into these inexpensive computers, it’s […]

Chromebooks Will Soon Run Android Apps

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At Google I/O this week Google announced some important changes to the upstart operating system at the heart of the Chromebook and Chromebox, changes that include a closer tie between Android and ChromeOS. People using a Chromebook laptop or a Chromebox desktop system will now be able to run Android apps and get notifications from an Android phone on […]

How to Run Mac Apps on Android with Parallels Access

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Some Android users own Macs and wish they could run a special piece of OSX software on their Android tablet or smartphone. The solution: the newly updated Parallels Access, which formerly only ran on an iPad. It now works on Android phones or tablets, as well as the iPhone. This lets Android owners use their device to run specialized software installed on […]

Android 4.5 May Make Apps Faster, But Will Use More Storage

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Google I/O is coming next week. With it is the likely release of Android 4.5, a release that sources say will potentially speed up Android apps, but may also bloat their installation size. The speed comes from replacing Dalvik with a new technology called ART. Dalvik and ART serve as the part of Android that compiles Android apps so […]

How to Run Windows Apps on iPad Using Parallels Access

Parallels Access lets iPad users control their Windows desktop apps.

Thanks to the huge collection of apps from Apple’s App Store an iPad can do most of what average computer users want to do. But sometimes there’s a special Windows PC program that does something not possible on an iPad. The newly updated Parallels Access lets users run specialized piece Windows software from an iPad, iPad mini or […]

Amazing iPhone & iPad Photo Apps Bring Magic to Mobile

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Adobe announced a slew of updates and new products for creative photography professionals and enthusiasts including updates to Creative Cloud, a new version of Lightroom mobile that adds the iPhone to the iOS version that already ran on an iPad, and a new photo editing app for the iPad called Photoshop Mix. Add in a […]

8 Ways Samsung Galaxy Tab S Can Compete with iPad

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Samsung announced the Samsung Galaxy Tab S to rejuvenate the Samsung tablet business and compete with the iPad. The press event focused on their updated Super AMOLED display technology. The Samsung tablets will come with 10.5-inch and 8.4-inch Super AMOLED displays and high resolutions that should make for bright, crisp images and text. Samsung also bragged […]

3 Reasons You Shouldn’t Quit Spotify for Amazon Prime Music

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Amazon surprised the music listening world with an announcement of a new feature in their Amazon Prime subscription called Amazon Prime Music, but it’s not nearly as good as the more popular Spotify or Google Play Music. Since Amazon Prime Music’s not quite ready to compete with the other services, we recommend that music lovers […]

Father’s Day Gifts: 10 Gadgets Dad Will Love

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Instead of ties, socks or sweaters for Father’s Day this year, consider getting Dad a gift that will really make him smile. Here’s a list of Father’s Day gifts we’d want to receive instead, including accessories for phones or tablets, a couple of tablets and even some ideas for getting dad exactly what he wants. Bluetooth […]

What Apple Needs to Do to Sell Me an iPhone 6

Here's an iPhone 6 concept with iOS 8 on board.

Apple unveiled iOS 8 at WWDC 2014 with some interesting new features that makes it a tempting platform, even for Android fans like me. Did they do enough to draw this former iPad fanatic and iPhone lover back to the Apple fold ? Almost! They need one more thing to close the deal. To see […]