How to Add Qi-wireless Charging to an HTC One M8

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Qi wireless charging lets a smartphone owner place their phone onto a specially designed charging pad to start charging the phone wirelessly. There’s no need to plug it in thanks to “inductive charging.” Qi-enabled chargers create an electromagnetic field around the phone to send electricity to the phone’s Qi wireless receiver, and that converts that […]

5 Disappointing iPad Air Cases To Avoid

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The iPad Air makes a great mobile tablet and we even use it as a laptop replacement occasionally, but the case makes or breaks the experience. We’ve shared some hits over the last few months, but here’s our list of 5 disappointing iPad Air cases you should never buy due to their high cost, poor […]

HTC One M8 v. HTC One M7 Camera Shootout

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Many people will consider upgrading their older HTC One M7 to the new HTC One M8. We’ve already reviewed the phone and did an overall comparison of the older phone with the newer one, but we wanted to focus on the camera. Smartphone cameras are more important now than ever and they get better with […]

5 Accessories Every HTC One M8 Owner Should Buy

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The HTC One M8 took the successes of an already great phone, in the form of the original HTC One, and tweaked it a little to make it even better. The new dual camera, almost all metal construction and the longer battery life made it worth upgrading less than a year after I got the […]

5 iPhone 5s Cases that Add Fun or Function

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The iPhone looks like a beautiful piece of engineering, but it’s also fragile and needs protection. Many users will go to the extreme with something like Otterbox iPhone cases that keep it protected in hardcore environments while others just put a flimsy snap-on case on the phone that offers minimal protection. If a user doesn’t need the […]

How to Use ifttt Recipes on Android to Become More Efficient

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There’s an incredibly useful service called ifttt, which stands for “If This Then That,” and it helps make users more efficient. The creators released an iPhone app last year and finally released an Android version with some great Android specific Recipes. When ifttt uses the term Recipe, they don’t mean a list of steps to bake […]

Amazon Fire TV v. Roku 3: Which One Should I Buy?

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The Amazon Fire TV brings the simple Amazon-focused interface of the Kindle Fire to the big screen. We decided to compare the Fire TV with the Roku 3, another popular set-top box that streams video to a TV from the Internet. We already took a look at the Amazon Fire TV’s gaming options to see how it works as […]

How to Transfer Pictures, Music and More to the New HTC One M8

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The new HTC One M8 launched this month and some buyers will upgrade from their older HTC One M7, the original HTC One device, to enjoy the larger screen, improved dual focus camera and improved metal design. HTC makes it easy to move their data from their old phone to the new one using their […]

Adobe Lightroom Mobile for iPad Arrives, Syncs With Desktop App

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Adobe Lightroom Mobile finally hit the Apple iTunes App Store for the iPad to the delight of iPad wielding photographers everywhere. Use it to import photos using the Apple Lightning to SD-card adapter and work with photos to get them ready for a quick look by family, friends or clients. The app syncs any edits […]

Amazon Fire TV v. Apple TV: Which Should I Buy?

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Amazon announced and released the Amazon Fire TV on April 2 to compete with other miniature set-top boxes and streaming video devices like the Apple TV, Roku Box, Roku Stick and Google’s Chromecast. The early indications seem promising, thanks to the blend of features, services and apps they will offer with the device. How does the […]

Amazon fireTV Unboxing Video and First Impressions

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The Amazon fireTV hit our doorstep today and we wanted to show it off to you with an unboxing video and some first impressions. The new fireTV set-top box offers 1080p HD streaming video plus 8GB of storage for apps and games. Users can watch content from Amazon’s video store, the company’s library of free […]

Pebble for iPhone Broken, But Fix Coming Soon

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On Monday, March 31st Pebble owners finally receiving their new Pebble Steel Smart Watch couldn’t download the companion Pebble app from the Apple iTunes App Store. The company pushed out an update over the weekend that broke the app forcing Pebble to pull it from the App Store. On Monday the Pebble app disappeared from […]

4 Alternatives To Paying Microsoft $99.99 a Year for Office for iPad

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Microsoft finally released Office for iPad. The price, however, poses a big obstacle for the average user. Each app is free to download, but Microsoft requires an Office 365 subscription and charges users $9.99/month (or $99.99/year for it). Subscribers get access to Microsoft Office 2013 for Windows or 2011 for Mac, plus the online versions, […]

Recent LastPass Upgrade for Android Will Make iPhone Users Jealous

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The LastPass Upgrade for Android will now make it possible to automatically enter login information into Android apps and Internet sites. The popular password management app’s latest killer feature is sure to get Google’s attention. Don’t be shocked if Google tries to buy the company, or at least put it out of business by adding the feature […]

ASUS Chromebox Makes a Great Home Entertainment Computer

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The new ASUS Chromebox just made its way to online stores, giving ChromeOS lovers a new option for their desktop, living room or board room. You can hook the ASUS Chromebox up to a TV set, or a projector, and enjoy online video or play casual games that fill the Chrome App Store. Giving a […]

Moshi VersaKeyboard Case for iPad Air: Thin, Light, and a Winner

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The Moshi VersaKeyboard Case for the Apple iPad Air solves two of the biggest problems with keyboard cases: thickness and weight. This makes the VersaKeyboard Case our go to keyboard case for the iPad Air. A good keyboard case for the iPad can make users more productive when they’re away from their home or laptop […]

Your iPhone Won’t Run out of Power with These 12 Awesome Gadgets

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While on the go, one thing can take down even the most experienced iPhone 5 or iPhone 5s users, a drained battery. We looked around for some great tools to charge your iPhone. We’ve got devices that will keep users going with some extra juice or an easy method of recharging even when it’s not […]