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Top 5 Back-to-School Apps for Android Tablets

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Summer is going to be over before you know it and that means scholars from middle school to grad school will once again be hit with heavy homework assignments and reading materials that don’t exactly qualify as beach-worthy thrillers. Filing back into the classroom can be a shock to your system after a few months […]

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Get Ready For A Superslim Windows 8 Tablet

The recently announced 10.1″ Windows 8 Samsung ATIV Tab 3 tablet takes its design cues from the popular Samsung GALAXY design but its stand-out feature is its low profile 8.2mm (0.3″) depth and 550g (1.2 lbs) weight. Comparisons to the Apple iPad are inevitable particularly as the Tab 3 is lighter and slimmer than the […]

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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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6 Awesome Android Apps for Gadget Geeks

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The app world for Android (and iPhones/iPads) is ever-changing, so don’t be too annoyed that this is still yet another list of apps. This list is on the practical side of life, so you should find at least one in here that’ll be of some use to you. Personally, I use ColorNote myself at least […]

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Review: Spy Tec Inventio-HD 720P Video Sunglasses

New York City-based spy shop, Spy Tec, decided to enter the field of ‘spy glasses’ and build their own, the Inventio-HD video sunglasses. Here’s our detailed review. Overview The Inventio-HD glasses appear to be mid-ranged plastic-framed sunglasses in the style that you might see a mountain biker or perhaps a golfer or skier wearing, but […]

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Enter to win 1 of 10 free electronic magazine subscriptions from Zinio

The good folks at Zinio have teamed up with us to offer 10 free electronic magazine subscriptions to our readers. So what we’re going to do is run this as a contest where we’ll randomly pick 10 lucky winners at the end of the entry period. In case you’ve been living under a rock for […]

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Review: r.pod Portable Solar Battery Pack and USB Charger with High Flux LED Flashlight

Here’s another entrant to the portable backup battery market, this one from Korean company Misemet. There are a couple of quirks to this one that makes it stand out: it comes with a solar panel to charge the battery pod, and the pod itself contains an LED flashlight. Yup, the flashlight part is definitely quirky. […]

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Updated eReader Comparison Report is Out!

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The eReader market has changed dramatically in the past 2 years with most vendors like Amazon.com, Barnes & Noble and Kobo offering full-color, full featured tablets in the vein of the iPad. During that time too, E Ink readers have tacked on the features, with most now featuring E Ink Pearl technology, backlights, and more. […]

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Best new upcoming features in iOS 6

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When iOS 6 arrives, it will be much more than a simple update. Instead, it will be Apple’s vision of what a mobile operating system should be. There are many great new features of this update, basically in the areas of accessibility and convenience. The ultimate goal is to make mobile computing as easy as […]

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Why the Microsoft Surface Will Leave iPad Users Drooling

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Microsoft recently unveiled its Surface tablet, a sleek in-house design running Windows 8 and soon to be available in two models: Surface and Surface Pro. The basic model will run Windows RT, a lighter, tablet-oriented version of Microsoft’s new OS that focuses on Metro apps, while the Surface Pro will run full-fledged Windows 8. While […]

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