Lenovo Miix 2 8 First Impressions

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After looking at the great Windows 8 tablet deals, the $250 Lenovo Miix 2 8 looked like a steal for someone wanting to try Windows 8.1 on a small tablet. I hoped to use it on the go as a tablet, with a Bluetooth keyboard as a mini laptop replacement or hooked up to an external […]

Pebble App Store Makes it to Android in Beta Form

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Last week Pebble launched their new watch, the Pebble Steel. Yesterday we got the link to the iOS app store. Today Pebble announced the release of a beta version of the Pebble for Android app, which also comes with the new app store and a slew of watch faces and apps to run on the […]

Pebble App Store on iOS Launches with 1,000 Apps

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Last week Pebble shipped their new Pebble Steel Smartwatch. Today they released their new iOS app that includes the Pebble app store, which includes over 1,000 apps and watch faces for the Pebble. We showed you the app last week thanks to getting a chance to play with Pebble’s beta version. It works great, letting […]

5 Apps to Super Charge Your Super Bowl 48 Experience

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We want to help NFL fans save a ton of cash so they can enjoy the Super Bowl at home in their basement luxury box instead of paying $686,000 for one at Met Life Stadium. With these useful 5 utility apps that cost less than $5 combined, a fan can set up their HDTV and […]

3 Windows 8 Tablets at Prices You Can Afford

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The Microsoft Store slashed prices on several Windows 8 8-inch tablets to put them more in line with more popular devices like the Google Nexus 7 or iPad mini. We’ll take a look at what these 3 low-cost tablets and offer buyers advice on which way to go. The Google Nexus 7 comes in at […]

Chromebooks Could Take over Windows at Samsung Claims Sketchy Rumor

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A rumor surfaced this week that Samsung will cut the number of Windows Notebooks they plan to ship in 2014 to focus on Chromebook and the company won’t launch any new Windows notebooks in 2015 to focus on Chromebooks. According to a wild rumor from Digitimes, Samsung plans to ship seven million notebooks in 2014. The […]

Pebble Steel Launches, App Store Coming Soon

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One of the most interesting announcements from any tech company lately came from Pebble, the makers of the Pebble Smart Watch. They announced a new version of their smart watch along with the Pebble App Store that lets developers create useful apps for the Pebble Smart Watch that will work with both Android and iOS phones, […]

6 Best Calendar Apps for iPhone and iPad

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The built-in iOS calendar app offers only the basics for handling a person’s schedule, so we went looking for the best replacement calendar apps for iPhone and iPad. The six calendar apps include some that work only on the iPhone while others run natively on both the iPhone and iPad. We believe any of these […]

How to Add Grid Lines in the iOS 7 Camera

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As Apple improves the iPhone camera and iOS 7 makes it even more useful, there’s one technique that really improves iPhone camera photos. It’s called the “rule of thirds” and pro photographers use it to compose shots. Using the Rule of Thirds makes our photos look better than typical snapshots. We’ll show users how to create […]

iWork for iOS, iCloud and Mac Updated

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Apple updated their iWork for iOS apps. Pages, Numbers and Keynote now work better with Microsoft Office, include sharing and collaboration features with password protection and they get some other minor enhancements in each app. One change brings the iOS apps in line with Apple’s other versions of iWork for the Mac and for iCloud. […]

Pocket App Now Plays Videos On Apple TV

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The Pocket app just received an update that adds the ability to stream videos to an Apple TV, if they’re saved in Pocket. Pocket lets users bookmark sites to save for later consumption. If someone finds a web page or video they want to enjoy later on another device, they can bookmark it and then […]

X-Doria Cases for iPad Air and iPad mini Review

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X-Doria Cases for iPad Air and iPad mini look nice, protect well and offer impressive functionality thanks to the magnetic wake/sleep feature and the design of the stand function built into the case. We really like these cases and think iPad Air owners who like some flair will like the version for the larger iPad. […]

Magnus Mini for iPad mini Review

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Ten One Design offers the Magnus Mini for the Apple iPad mini. This small accessory holds the iPad mini up on its side in landscape orientation creating a nice viewing experience when used at one angle or a comfortable typing experience at the lower angle. The tiny stand grabs hold of the magnets built into […]

Panasonic ToughPad FZ-M1 Rugged Windows 8.1 Tablet Announced

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Panasonic added to their line of rugged tablets with the new Panasonic Touchpad FZ-M1 rugged Windows 8.1 tablet, announced at CES 2014. They built the ToughPad FZ-M1 for business and government uses where workers need something more sturdy than an ordinary Windows 8 tablet. It withstands impact, water and even chemicals while giving the user […]

Toshiba Chromebook Joins 3rd Wave of ChromeOS Machines

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At CES 2014 Toshiba took the wraps off a new Toshiba Chromebook that mostly resembles the specs of the other entries in this third wave of Chromebooks. However, it comes with a 13-inch display, making it the first Chromebook of that size. Toshiba’s entered this market with mostly the same specs as the models we […]

Ergotron WorkFit-P Sit-Stand Workstation

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The sedentary lifestyle of most computer users continues to produce an unhealthy workforce, but the Ergotron WorkFit-P Sit-Stand Workstation can help reverse the trend. Ergotron’s standing desks put people on their feet, helping them become more fit through burning calories and straightening curved spines that suffer the stress of sitting all day. Thanks to this […]

8 Awesome AirPlay iPad Games to Play on Apple TV

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The Xbox One and Playstation 4 arrived to great fanfare, but one of the best “console” gaming platforms for enjoying games on a TV could come from Apple thanks to AirPlay, Apple TV and an iPad. Many of the games below also work with iPhone or iPod Touch. We found some fun AirPlay iPad games to […]

In-app Purchases Ruining iPad Games a Few Bucks at a Time

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Cut the Rope 2 updates one of the most inventive and fun games to hit the iPad and iPhone. The original boosted the physics game category that featured the cute Om Nom. This creature needed peppermints and the player helped deliver them via some physics puzzles where the user cut ropes to drop candy into his […]

How to Set Up a New MacBook Pro or MacBook Air

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People who received a new MacBook as gift or for themselves will need to set things up for peak performance. Let us offer some steps to get things running and to help avoid paying Best Buy or Staples to tweak settings and install software. Users can do it easily without the wait. Apple offers personal setup […]

Moshi iVisor AG Anti-glare Screen Protector Clouds the Picture

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Moshi offers an easy-to-install screen protector for the new iPad Air called the iVisor AG Anti-glare Screen Protector, but it fails to reduce glare as much as expected and adds a hazy layer that blurs the beautiful Apple iPad Air Retina Display. The best screen protectors install easily and disappear, but the iVisor AG remains […]