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Leave Your DSLR at Home: Ultimate Gear and Gadget Guide for Mobile Photography

Not that long ago, I wrote a post saying that today’s smartphones are killing the point and shoot camera market. Every year, manufacturers find ways to pull even more quality out of the camera you carry with you all day, every day, everywhere you go: your phone. As they take better photos and capture better [...]

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Nokia’s New ‘Z Launcher’ for Android is Available for Free on Google Play

If you’re tired of seeing a mess of apps and icons on your home screen every time you turn on your phone, there are plenty of custom launchers you can download from the Play Store to give your phone a more custom look and feel. The latest addition comes via Nokia, of all companies. The [...]

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5 Free Web-Based Alternatives to Microsoft Office That Include Collaboration Tools

When you search Google for alternatives to Microsoft Office, there are almost 5 million results. I’ve checked out some of the top contenders and put together this list of the five best options for those who can’t or don’t want to use Microsoft Office. The other perk: all five of these are web-based, meaning they [...]

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How to Find All the Places That Accept Apple Pay and Google Wallet NFC Payments

Now that Apple Pay has launched and is starting to gain some initial traction, we thought it’d be prudent to show you a tool that will display all the merchants and businesses around you that have NFC payment terminals to accept it. (Is your bank supported?)The locations shown with this tool are part of MasterCard’s [...]

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Google Splits SMS and MMS from Hangouts App with New ‘Messenger’ App for Android

With the release of Android 4.4 KitKat last year, Google appeared to be going in the direction of Apple’s iMessage service, combining its SMS / MMS app with Google Hangouts. Hangouts messages, like iMessage, are sent via your phone’s data connection and don’t use the traditional SMS protocol. The unification of both into one app [...]

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T-Mobile is Giving Everyone This Android Tablet for Free

The UnCarrier has a gift for you: a free Alcatel ONETOUCH Pop 7 Android tablet. Beginning this Friday, existing customers can visit local participating T-Mobile retail stores to pick one up with $0 money down and $0 monthly payments, as long as they attach a qualifying data plan. While there’s technically no contract to take [...]

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Big News: America’s Largest Retailer Will Now Match Amazon and Other Sites’ Online Pricing

During the holiday season two years ago, electronics retail giant Best Buy decided to start price matching products customers would find on Amazon.com. It was an effort to get customers to buy in-stores instead of online. Reuters is reporting that Wal-Mart, America’s largest retailer, has also officially formalized a policy to match prices on items [...]

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Google Just Released Four Funny New Commercials Promoting Android – Watch Them Here

I don’t watch a lot of cable TV, but being a Kansas native, I was glued to my couch during the World Series cheering on the Royals. It was the first time I noticed commercials running for Android. Not a specific phone from a specific manufacturer like Samsung, who runs plenty of commercials, but just [...]

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How to Automatically Backup All Your Smartphone Photos to the Cloud for Free

A month into backpacking around the world earlier this year, I lost all the photos and videos I’d taken with my iPhone during the trip. It happened because of a botched iOS 7 update, which failed to install properly. I had to restore the phone and start all over, and I’d foolishly not made a [...]

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Sony SmartWatch 3, Powered by Android Wear, Now Available via Google Play, Amazon for $249

Whether you’re using a smartphone from Sony or not, the company’s latest entry to the wearable market, and their third-generation of the product, is now available to the public. SmartWatch 3 is the first device from Sony to be powered by Android Wear, which should make it a dramatically better offering than the previous two [...]

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