What is Office 365: 3 Things You Need to Know

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If there’s a single suite of apps that users need on nearly every device with screen and a keyboard, it’s Office, Microsoft’s suite of productivity applications. For two decades Microsoft Office has been how people around the world get work done. Companies and small businesses around the world don’t just use it. Many of their […]

Netflix Raising Prices for New Members: What You Need to Know

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In a letter  to shareholders announcing its first quarter earnings, Netflix has confirmed that it will be raising its prices by “one or two dollars” for new members only. Current subscribers will be grandfathered into the current price “for a generous time period.” As for how much the price increase will be exactly, Netflix CEO […]

How to Quit Cable and Save Money

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While cable subscriptions are still alive and well, more and more households are making the switch to cutting the cable and relying on streaming services. Cable certainly isn’t cheap (although some cable providers are making it cheaper with basic bundles), and while it will always have its advantages no matter what, users are pondering just […]

How to Sell Your Gadgets on eBay Without Getting Ripped Off

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We’ve given you some tips in the past about buying gadgets on eBay, but what if you’re selling them? Getting rid of your old gadgets can be dead easy, especially if you use a trade-in program at a store (but we don’t recommend that). To get the most out of selling your old gadgets, posting […]

Watch the ‘Game of Thrones’ premiere on Xbox For free

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HBO is making this week’s premiere episode of Game of Thrones available for free to Xbox users until April 14th. Xbox 360 users will be able to watch the episode from a specific hub once their console is connected to Xbox Live. The same goes for users of the Xbox One as well. Presumably, that’s […]

Why Spotify Looks Different for iPhone Users

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iPhone owners who use Spotify should find the app easier to look at and the music they love easier to find following today’s Spotify for iPhone update. Spotify announced the complete visual refresh of its iPhone app, desktop app and web app and more early this morning. Spotify is banking on just three basic changes […]

How to Backup Android in 5 Easy Steps

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Having a smartphone that is lost, broke or stolen is a common occurrence. Here we go over five easy ways to backup Android to keep your data and photos safe, or to prevent the headache of such a disaster. These days smartphones are just as important, or in some cases, more important than our home […]

5 Best Mac Backup Options

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Backing up all of the files on your computer is one of the most important things you should do when it comes to computer maintenance. Here are five backup options for Mac that you should take advantage of. There are different kinds of backup methods that you can use. Perhaps one of the easiest options […]

TV on Your iPhone The Future Is Coming According to the BBC

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We’ve all heard television industry outsiders talk about the possibility of the internet changing the traditional relationship between users and those who produce content for ages. The speeches all begin with blasting the television stations and cable companies for not providing for the needs of modern television lovers who just want to enjoy content effortlessly on their iPhone, laptop or tablet. It […]

Google Fiber Expansion Could Put Pressure on Comcast

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Google has announced today a list of 34 cities within nine metropolitan areas that it wants to install Google Fiber in. These metro areas consist of Portland, San Jose, Salt Lake City, Phoenix, San Antonio, Nashville, Atlanta, Charlotte and Raleigh-Durham. Don’t get too excited just yet, as the company is merely just “exploring” the idea […]

OneDrive Could Reward iPhone and Android Users With More Space

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Users of Microsoft’s upcoming OneDrive cloud storage service could get rewarded with more online storage for things as simple as inviting friends to join them on the service and using the Camera Roll back up utility on iPhone and devices running Google’s Android operating system. News about OneDrive, the renamed and refreshed version of Microsoft’s […]

How to Avoid Paying Too Much for Gadgets on eBay

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eBay is a great place to get a great deal on used electronics, but you have to be smart and keep an eye on what you’re buying and how much you’re paying for it. Since you can’t actually see and feel the product you’re buying, you have to rely on the third parties that are […]

Xbox Reading Seeking To Bust Up Amazon’s Kindle Monopoly

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Microsoft’s Xbox team is gearing up to take on Amazon’s Kindle monopoly if a new job posting is a reliable indicator of the company’s plans in the eBooks space. The job posting in question comes from Microsoft’s own Careers website and telegraphs the company’s first internally developed product in the modern eBooks space. In it […]

Foursquare Is How Cortana Will Plan Your Evening

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New details about Cortana, the voice assistant that’s expected to arrive on Windows Phone devices with the Windows Phone 8.1 update, could explain why Microsoft announced that it would invest $15 million in Foursquare. A single report from Bloomberg now indicates that Microsoft is planning to use information collected by Foursquare to power the voice […]

Verizon Boasting the Power of LTE During Super Bowl XLVIII

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Don’t you hate when you’re trying to watch a live broadcast, and it’s not really working out? You might get a lot of buffering and lag while you’re watching it, but Verizon is saying goodbye to that with its LTE Multicast technology. Since Verizon is a sponsor of Super Bowl XLVIII, the carrier is getting […]

Beats Music Arrives, Windows Phone Takes Its Place As Third Ecosystem

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It may have taken Beats Music a while to arrive on Microsoft’s Windows Phone but with it, Microsoft can finally takes its rightful place as third-largest smartphone ecosystem, arguably. To be clear, that Beats Music is finally arriving today does’t completely underscore that point. Microsoft still needs to find a way to work directly with app creators […]

ISIS iPhone Case Adds NFC & Mobile Payments to iPhone

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AT&T and its partners haven’t yet managed to convince large swaths of users to pay for everyday items with their Isis mobile payment system, but it looks like it’s going to give up easily. After formally launching the NFC-based payment method last November, it seems the Isis group is going to try getting iPhone buyers […]

How to Watch The Super Bowl Ads Now: YouTube

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The NFL and YouTube are teaming up to make watching this year’s Super Bowl advertisements a bit easier. Today, the two formally announced that users can head to a special YouTube hub to watch a bit of this year’s biggest commercials – more than two weeks before they’re actually scheduled to air on live television. […]

Spotify Greenlights Unlimited Ad-Supported Music Streaming on the Web

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In an effort to stave off the competition, Spotify is upping the ante and has cut the leash off of limited ad-supported web streaming. This means that anyone without a paid Spotify subscription can listen to unlimited ad-supported music through the web interface. UPDATE: Rdio has followed suit and launched free no-limit web streaming as […]

AT&T Beats Music Streaming for the Family Arrives for $14.99

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With tons of options readily available in the music space, even on mobile, AT&T and Beats Audio have been working hard at a new solution for the entire family. Being the first carrier to exclusively launch the new Beats Music streaming service all for just $14.99 per account. Created by the same Beats Audio company […]