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Infographic: Are We Getting Addicted To Cell Phones?

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Coupon Audit teamed up with us and produced this great infographic showing some surprising stats on our cell phone usage. Mobile is here to stay. And grow. Oh yeah, we’re addicted all right! Hit the jump to see the full infographic.

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Apple Readying To Announce New iPhone?

On the back of the recent announcement, from Apple, regarding the flatter but more “depthy” version of iOS, Internet rumors abound that the company may be preparing to announce one or more new iPhone product(s). This kind of speculation does the rounds on an almost annual basis but this time the rumors are supported by […]

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Password Breaches Require New Thinking

Password breaches are becoming more and more common on web sites as hacker groups seemingly obtain hashed (and sometimes clear) passwords almost on a weekly basis from various web providers. This past week alone had three high profile password leaks with LinkedIn, eHarmony and Last.FM. LinkedIn, a professional networking site, may have leaked as many […]

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Best Buy Closing 50 Stores

Best Buy announced in March it would close 50 stores across the country and has already closed stores in Kansas City, Mo., and Scottsdale, Ariz., according to a statement released by the company. Prior to this weekend, Best Buy had already notified five stores in Minnesota and a San Antonio store they would be closing. […]

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Crowd-sourced blog PhutureNews imagines the future’s news stories

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Sci-Fi meets extrapolation meets imagination meets entertainment meets crowd-sourced blog is how I like to view PhutureNews. This site/blog is all about predicting the future but not in the boring “in the future, we think…” style, but rather as headlines and stories with future date stamps. Although they just launched, they have some rather interesting […]

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Infographic on SOPA & PIPA

I’m sure you’ve heard about SOPA and PIPA by now, not to mention seeing the online protests in the form of blacked out websites, the most notable being Wikipedia. Here’s a cool infographic explaining what the bills are about and what their (unintended?) consequences are:

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Cool New Jobs at Smarthome and LEGOLAND Discovery Center

Are you the type of person that looks forward to plane trips so you can get your hands on Skymall Magazine? Do you get excited when gadget blog newsletters hit your email box? Did you make a cylon pumpkin with working eyes you soldered together using Larson Scanner plans for Halloween? If so, you might […]

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Tablet Battle: Amazon’s Kindle Fire vs Barnes & Noble’s Nook

During the holiday season, many tech-oriented shoppers will be scrutinizing the market for the best valued tablet. While most analysts point to the iPad as the pinnacle of current tablet design and functionality, consumers have one big beef with the product: its price. The iPad 2 starts at a whopping $499, a price that most […]

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Kindle Owners’ Lending Library

Amazon announced a new benefit for Kindle owners that have an Amazon Prime membership called the Kindle Owner’s Lending Library. Those eligible can choose from thousands of books to borrow up to a book a month with no due dates and no additional cost as a value-add to the Amazon Prime membership. The Amazon Prime […]

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Google Sidewiki Shutting Down

The latest Google project to be discontinuing and shutting down is the Google Sidewiki. Google Sidewiki was a browser sidebar that enabled people to contribute and read helpful information alongside any web page available as a feature in Google Toolbar. According to the announcement, Google Sidewiki will be shut down and all content deleted on […]

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