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Wireless Charging is Finally Coming to Vehicles, What Took so Long?

The Powermat is coming to GM. When I bought my first car in 2004, the first accessory I installed in my VW was an iPod adapter kit. The iPod was still in its infancy and not many people listened to them in cars, but being a huge music fan meant that I took advantage of […]

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Are We Losing Interest in Tablets?

The teleautograph is considered by many to be the first tablet. Tablet computers were first conceptualized in the late 1800’s when inventor Elisha Gray created the telautograph. His creation was a precursor to the modern fax machine and was the first device that transmitted handwriting to a stationary sheet of paper. For the first time […]

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Gadget of the Week: goTenna, Create Your Own Wireless Network When You Need One

There I was, smack dab in the heart of the San Joaquin Valley and I was lost amongst a sea of wild horses and wildflowers. I had decided to veer off the horse trail I was on to do a bit of “exploring” and ended up being separated from my group. I somehow ended up […]

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“Hi, I’m a Mac, and Now I’m Also a PC.” Does the Apple/IBM Partnership Signify the End of the Mac vs. PC Debate?

When Apple unveiled their first Macintosh computer 30 years ago, they also released a notorious commercial that depicted IBM as “Big Brother” from George Orwell’s novel, Nineteen Eighty-Four. In the book, the year 1984 is a dystopian civilization where an omnipresent government punishes individualism and independent thinking. In the commercial, civilians march in unison as […]

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Simple is the New Smart According to the LG G3

Last year, LG introduced two smartphones that were met with great reviews. While the Nexus 5 and G2 were huge successes for the South Korean manufacturer, they felt they could create a new phone that not only combined the best aspects of both, but actually improved upon those features. Developed under a new mantra of […]

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Why I Switched from iOS to Android and Why I May Go Back

I have a long history with Apple. I learned how to use a computer on an Apple IIe, a PowerBook G4 got me through college, and I’ve owned every iPhone model up until last year. I also use a MacBook Pro on a regular basis and consider it to be the best laptop ever made. […]

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Am I Dumb for not Owning a Smartphone?

It seemed like just yesterday when, in the late 80’s, I rode home from a soccer game with a teammate whose dad had a car-phone – I was in awe. When he stopped to use the ATM, I naturally called my mom (I was a little kid!) to tell her about it. I imagined I […]

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HTC Announces New HTC One Along with New Features

HTC unveiled its new flagship device earlier today at a press event. After seeing leaked images all over the web for months, we can finally put the rumors to rest. We can officially confirm the all-new HTC One (M8) has been subtly redesigned and features an impressive list of specs, making it one of the […]

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Apple Announces CarPlay, Brings the iPhone Experience to Vehicles

Smartphones have become a major part of our everyday life and most people are finding themselves using them in their car. This presents a huge problem because it isn’t safe and recent studies have shown it’s more dangerous than driving while under the influence of drugs or alcohol. Fortunately for these drivers, smartphone and car […]

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Samsung Unveils Galaxy S5, The Next Big Thing is Almost Here

After months of speculation, Samsung has finally unveiled the Galaxy S5 and put all the rumors to rest. The new flagship phone is bigger, faster and more powerful than the S4, but the Twittersphere is calling the S5 design “boring”. Like most things in life, it’s what’s on the inside that counts. The Galaxy S5 […]

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