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These Strawberry Shortcake Android Games Might Buy You Some Quiet Time From The Kids

Let’s be honest. One of the most useful things about our phones and tablets is being able to keep kids quiet and occupied for extended periods of time. Now, I’m not advocating for keeping a kid quiet by having them stare at a tablet for 5 hours, but I do know how useful this can [...]

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This Video Chat App Lets Your Talk With Up To 12 Friends At One Time

Video chatting on mobile devices is nothing new. Facetime. Google Hangouts. Skype. There’s a lot of players in the market. Rounds is different, though, in that it allows users to not just chat with one friend, but up to 12 at a single time. And this week, the Israel-based company announced that it had raised [...]

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Google’s Visual Translation Service Word Lens Is Now Part Of ‘Translate’ App

Last year, Google acquired a company called Quest Visual whose business was using mobile devices to translate text that you’d find in real life — that is, you could use your camera to view a photo of a street sign in a foreign language, and the words would be translated on your device’s screen. Google [...]

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CES 2015: ZAGG Speaker Case and Pocket Keyboard Are Winners at CES!

Last week, I did a rundown on some exciting product announcements that had come out of CES. Just as many, if not more happened after that post, so I wanted to do a follow up. We won some pretty sweet awards for two of our newest products, and with all the work our team has [...]

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Cut The Cable Cord Without Cutting Your Viewing Options – And Save Serious Cash

It’s a new year and a great time to look at the budget for places to save. Your cable might be a great place to start. There have been a lot of really nice advances in the past few years with online options, but there have also been some recent updates that might make it [...]

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CES 2015: Sony is Bringing Back the Walkman — But Can You Afford it?

What you’re looking at is a premium music player designed by a premium brand for audiophiles with premium and discerning taste. This is the $1,120 Sony Walkman ZX2, the follow-up to the original ZX1. It focuses on one thing: delivering high-fidelity audio in a compact package. Sony calls it “the fruit of continuous refinement in [...]

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CES 2015: Dish Network Announces $20 Streaming TV Service for All Devices

This one’s for the cord-cutters among us. Instead of being locked into a lengthy contract, expensive equipment, and early termination fees, Dish Network has decided to get with the digital times. At CES this week, they announced a new service called Sling TV, which lets you enjoy live TV from any of your existing devices [...]

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Trivia Crack Might Become Your New Addiction

Remember the days of Candy Crush? Remember how you hated all of the notifications and requests that you got, but you really couldn’t put the game down and always wanted to get to the next level? It wasn’t our finest moment, but it did provide hours of entertainment on the train, in waiting rooms, or [...]

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An App To Block Unwanted Twitter Trolls

There have been a lot of issues in the past year with harassment and bullying on Twitter. While we’d all love it if the Internet was a safe place for all of us to encourage each other and talk about rainbows and sunshine, that just isn’t the case. Zelda Williams received so many harsh comments [...]

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5 Apps to Make 2015 Your Best Year Ever

This is that great time of year when we are reflecting on the last 12 months. How far have we come? Who have we seen? What have we accomplished? I find it easy to get inspired and motivated on December 31st, to be better starting January 1st. Resolutions, goals, and plans are easy to make [...]