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Keep Track of Your New Stuff With This Gadget

This is a true story. Several Christmases ago (more than I care to divulge), I received an MP3 player (yes, that long ago) from my dad. It was all I wanted. I spent hours uploading all my music onto it, and soon, it carried almost my entire CD collection. Then, I lost it. I don’t [...]

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Sorry Android, the iPhone Won Christmas

A new report indicates Apple’s iPhone was the most popular smartphone sold (and thus, gifted) this holiday season. The folks at Flurry, who track the analytics data of some 600,000 mobile apps, reported that the iPhone and iPad accounted for 51.3% of smartphones and tablets activated between December 19th and 25th. These numbers are for [...]

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This App Gives You a Tactile Way to “Read” Your Texts

Picture this. You’re in an important business meeting, and you get a text. No big deal, you think, and you ignore it and keep your attention on the matters at hand. Then you get another text. And another. And another. You have no idea what they’re about, but you wish you did. Only way to [...]

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Life360 Keeps Tabs On Your Family And Gives You Peace Of Mind

Location sharing on mobile devices makes some people a little nervous. I understand that. I was pretty apprehensive about using an app like this, but I decided to give it a try with my family. We have been using Life360 Family Locator for about 6 months now, and it is really quite wonderful. As the [...]

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Review Your Year On Social Media

We’ve all had the best year, right? Right? Well, if that isn’t the case for all of us, most of our social media posts are more positive than negative. Even if we aren’t consciously doing it, we just post more about the good things in our lives than the bad things. The end of December [...]

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Google+ Debuts New Auto Enhancement Feature For Videos

One of the most delightful things about taking photos on an Android mobile device is the “Auto Awesome” feature that Google+ applies to collections of photos users upload to their Google accounts, so it will likely be very exciting for many that Auto Awesome is now available for video. For some time now, Google’s Auto [...]

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Here’s How Facebook Now Automatically Enhances The Photos You Upload

Facebook’s latest app update brought with it a new feature for photos: auto-enhance. I was skeptical at first, but it actually works quite nice. After you select a photo to upload, you’ll see a new “magic wand” in the lower left-hand corner of the image. Tap the wand to enable or disable the auto-enhance feature. [...]

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This $100 Gadget Will Enable Your Smartphone To Control Your Garage Door From Anywhere [VIDEO]

Have you ever left your home and wondered later — perhaps as soon as driving just a few blocks away — whether you remembered to close the garage door? If you have, you know that it’s a feeling that gnaws in the back of your head to the point where you either turn around and [...]

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For the First Time in 2 Years, Instagram Has Added These New Filters

For all you Instagram buffs: you may have noticed a few new filters available this week. For the first time in more than two years, the social network has rolled out not one, two, three, or four; but five new filters. They’re called Slumber, Crema, Ludwig, Aden, and Perpetual. Each of them does something a [...]

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PSA: Google May Owe You a Refund on In-App Purchase; Here’s How to Claim It

Google recently reached an agreement in a $19 million lawsuit with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to offer refunds on in-app purchases that were potentially unauthorized purchases made by younger children. It’s common in freemium games for apps to offer added game incentives and ways to level-up faster by paying. What children don’t often understand [...]