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This Gadget is a Winter Sport Enthusiast’s Best Friend

Winter is coming. And for all the long nights and cold days that winter brings, it also blesses us all with that fluffy, white, wonderful precipitation known as snow—and the return of skiing and snowboarding. If you happen to be into one or both of these late-year activities, you may be interested in supporting a [...]

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Samsung Galaxy Note 4: First Impressions and Hands-On [Video + Gallery]

In the world of super-sized smartphones, the Galaxy Note series is king. The Note, through its current and past generations, has defined the “phablet” category, and Samsung’s latest entry, the Note 4, has finally arrived. We’ve got a review unit, courtesy of Samsung, and over the next week, I’ll be putting it through its paces. [...]

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Move Over Apple Pay: The Mobile Payments Service Chosen by Best Buy, Wal-Mart, Target, CVS, and 50 Others Uses QR Codes.. Wait, What?

By a show of hands, how many of you use QR codes on a regular basis? How many of you actually have a QR code reader installed on your phone? Seriously people, raise your hands. How many of you can even explain what a QR code IS? Don’t worry, I’ll wait. There we go. 1.. [...]

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Google Play Music Gets A Songza Upgrade

Several months ago, Google acquired Songza. We are now seeing the benefits of this acquisition. Songza is a music streaming app that provides professionally made playlists for you based on the time of day, your mood, or your activity. (Check out my full review of Songza here) With so many music streaming options available, everyone [...]

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Amazon Announces $39 ‘Fire TV Stick’ to Take on Chromecast [Spoiler Alert: It's Awesome]

There’s the race to take over your smart home. There’s the race to take over your smartphone. There’s the race to take over your tablet, your wallet, your desktop, and — well, practically everything else that uses electricity. Why would your living room be any different? For quite some time, the big players in the [...]

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This Innovative Running App Will Change Your Pace

You’ve got the phone. You’ve got the headphones. You’ve got the armband, the running shoes, and the motivation. Now, all you need is the right set of tunes and you’ll be on your way. You pull up your playlists and purchased tunes. Hm. Katy Perry or Lady Gaga? Or maybe just a Pandora station you [...]

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How To Delete Google+ Photos To Free Up Storage Space

The Google+ Auto Backup feature is very good and highly recommended. All photos taken on your phone are backed up so that you don’t actually lose everything if your phone is lost, stolen, or damaged. You may have decided a while ago that this was a good idea, clicked auto backup, and forgot about it. [...]

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Android 5.0 Features: Notifications, Do Not Disturb, Multiple Users, and Trusted Devices [Videos]

Kellen over at DroidLife grabbed the final preview build of Android 5.0 Lollipop and installed it on his Nexus 5 this week, and he made several great hands-on videos taking you through the new operating system. You’ll see all the new Material Design elements, Google’s new, flatter design language. Even though the version he’s running [...]

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Halloweenify Your Phone or Tablet With These Apps

I won’t go so far as to say it’s the most wonderful time of the year, but we are in an exciting time. For many people, Halloween is THE holiday of the year. Here are some spooky suggestions for getting in to the spirit of it all with your tech. Backgrounds and Themes First things [...]

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Everything You Need to Know About Google’s New Nexus 6

The latest and greatest Android experience is always found via Google’s Nexus lineup of devices. Since Google owns Android, these devices always get the latest version of the operating system before any other. Dating back to 2009, the company has partnered with different major OEMs to produce on device for a pure Android experience. These [...]

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