Instagram Bolt Announced to Take on Snapchat

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Yesterday Instagram quietly announced a new photo and video messaging service called Bolt. In a similar fashion as Snapchat, or Facebook’s recently launched Slingshot, Instagram Bolt enables users to send pictures or videos to a friend, one that will self destruct after it has been viewed. Snapchat has been around for quite a while, and […]

5 Best Antivirus Apps for Android

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When it comes to using smartphones these days, security and privacy is a growing concern. With the Android platform getting bigger by the day the malware threats have continued to surface and are potentially an issue worth preparing for. While malware on Android smartphones and tablets isn’t nearly as bad as some antivirus “experts” say, […]

Amazon’s Kindle Unlimited Arrives as the Netflix for eBooks

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Amazon has launched a new Kindle ebook service called Kindle Unlimited that allows you to rent an unlimited number of ebooks for just a monthly fee of $9.99. The service is an all-you-can-read buffet that costs just $10 per month, and with that you get to choose from over 600,000 ebooks and “thousands” of audiobooks […]

How to Find Popular Music on Spotify for iPhone

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Today, users who want to be able to stream music and listen to 8-hour playlists based off their favorite artists have just a handful of different services to choose from and Spotify tops all the others. That’s especially true for users of Spotify for iPhone, which is the service’s best mobile app by far. Mostly […]

How to Download Music From Spotify on the iPhone & iPad

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It’s not really up for debate anymore. By far, Spotify is the most reliable and feature complete music service available anywhere. The different versions of Spotify allow users to do mostly the same thing: play music. They each have social networking features built into the experience so that users can find out what songs are […]

Spotify Review: What To Know Before Signing Up

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Music is a unique experience, and when provided to users correctly it can be a magical thing. Unlike the iPhone or devices running Google’s Android operating system, music knows no roots in technology. It’s an ancient art form, something humans have produced and admired for hundreds of years. For many users, Spotify, the world’s most […]

Snap Multitasking Comes to Skype on Xbox One

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Skype, Microsoft’s instant messaging and communication service has given potential Xbox One buyers one big reason to choose the more expensive Xbox One that includes the Kinect 2 sensor: multitasking. Skype announced the upgraded Skype for Xbox One app in a post on its own blog earlier today. To be clear, this multitasking doesn’t take […]

Text to 911: What You Need to Know

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Up until just recently, those in danger had to dial and call 911 in order to report an emergency, but users can text it now, thanks to all of the major carriers who have launched support for it, as well as a handful of 911 call centers across the US. If you’re unable to call […]

How to Find a Lost or Stolen Android Smartphone or Tablet

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When it comes to protecting your smartphone from loss or theft there’s plenty of apps in the Google Play Store, but like Apple’s Find My iPhone, Google has its own Android Device Manager users should know about. Tracking down a lost or stolen Android smartphone or tablet can be a daunting task, not to mention […]

Free Hulu Streaming Coming to iPhone and Android This Summer

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The popular TV show streaming service Hulu has announced that it will be launching free Hulu streaming on iPhone and Android devices starting at some point this summer. Currently, you have to be a Hulu Plus subscriber in order to stream TV shows on your mobile device, but that will change over the summer when […]

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 […]