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Search Yelp With Emojis

This might be some fun news. Did you know that you are able to search Yelp using Emojis? So I put this to the test, and the results were actually pretty great. First, because I have my priorities in order, I put in a cookie. These results were just what one would be looking for [...]

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I’m Going New Places Just So I Can Use The New Google Maps

Google Maps for iOS and Android just got an update, and I’m just thrilled about it. If I had to list my top 10 most used apps, I believe that Google Maps might make it in the top 5. A new look and added features have made it nice to look at and easier to [...]

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Instagram Filters Not Enough? Try These Tricks

Let’s be honest: Instagram filters, and even their new customizable features, can only do so much. Sometimes there are bigger fish to fry in those pictures of yours. Don’t worry. Help is on the way. And my guess is that you’ve already seen the outputs of these two services on your Facebook or Instagram feeds. [...]

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Say Thanks With This Facebook Tool

Ah, Thanksgiving. It’s a time for all of us to take a moment to thank all of those wonderful people in our lives who have helped us to make it through this year, and this life. Facebook is helping us all to get in to the spirit of the season with this new Say Thanks [...]

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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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Two New Videos Surface Showing Android 5.0 Lollipop on New Moto X and Galaxy S4

Android 5.0 (Lollipop) incoming! Before the end of this calendar year, we expect several of the latest Android devices will start seeing the software update to Google’s latest version of Android. In fact, LG is beginning to push out their version of the update for G3 users in Europe this week, hinting that the U.S. [...]

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LG G Watch R Now Available via Google Play Store for $299

For those in the market for one of the latest and greatest Android Wear smartwatches, the new LG G Watch R is now available via Google Play in the United States. Technically, G Watch R is the second round-faced smartwatch to hit the market, behind Motorola’s Moto 360. However, G Watch R is the first [...]

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Inbox For Google Is Good, But Is It Great?

In October, Google announced Inbox. It’s an app available on Android and iOS that creates a better email experience. Google has been releasing invites to Inbox for the past few weeks. I received mine a few days ago and have been using it almost non stop. It isn’t perfect, but it’s pretty great. Things I [...]

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