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How To Check Into Your Room At Hilton Using Your Smartphone

The Wall St. Journal is reporting that Hilton Hotels is investing $550 million to replace all the door locks on more than 4,200 properties around the world. The project is expected to be complete next year and when finished, will allow guests to completely skip the check-in desk. The Hilton Hotels app already lets you [...]

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How To: Stream Movies to Your Chromecast or Apple TV with ‘LocalCast’ for Android

I get almost all of my video content digitally, whether through Apple TV, Netflix, Hulu+, YouTube, or, in the case of full length feature films, we’ll just say “other means.” I have a DVD player, but I couldn’t even tell you the last time I turned it on. This post isn’t meant to tell you [...]

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How To: Save A Google Map On Your iOS Or Android

iOS Download Google Maps for iOS Open Google Maps and click on the icon just to the right of the search bar. Scroll all the way to the bottom, and click “Save map to use offline.” You will then be able to zoom in or out. Any area will be saved to your phone. Of course, [...]

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How To Turn Off Emergency Alerts On The iPhone

It’s summer time! We may also call it the time of many emergency alerts. Due to thunderstorms and flash floods in my area, this time of year brings a huge increase in the number of emergency alerts I receive. These are called Wireless Emergency Alerts (WEA). “WEA (formerly known as the Commercial Mobile Alert System [...]

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Google Announces Analytics App For iPhone

The Official Google Analytics App has just been released at The App Store. “Access all of your Google Analytics web and app data from your mobile device. Monitor recent changes with Real Time reports. Easily get your Analytics data anytime, anywhere.” – The App Store You will now be able to track traffic to your [...]

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Strava Now Supports Android Wear

The Running/Cycling App that we all love has just received it’s newest update and now supports Android Wear. During your ride, you have a quick view of your stats, and can start/stop your activity by hand or voice activation. This update also introduces Routes. You can download routes others have posted or save your own [...]

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These 5 Apps Will Get Your Productivity on Track

Let’s face it. Phones have become one of our biggest distractions in life. Between Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, text messages, and a slew of other time suckers, if can be difficult to stay focused on your real-time tasks—you know, those ones you get paid to do. Luckily, a slew of iPhone and Android apps are [...]

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Study: iPhone 5S is the #1 Smartphone in 35 Countries, Including the U.S.

Counterpoint Technology Research has released its latest report, in which it lists the top ten smartphones sold worldwide in May 2014. Despite being 8 months old, Apple’s iPhone 5S tops the charts in 35 countries, with Samsung’s flagship Galaxy S5 coming in a “quite distant number two.” Of the total top ten list, Samsung has [...]

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Ladies: Who Needs a Smart Watch When You Can Have This?

Wearable tech got you down? If you want to stay connected but don’t want to be tethered to a clunky smart watch, may I suggest Ringly: a classy way to get the notifications you need without distracting you from the real world right in front of you. The concept is simple: these stylish rings connect [...]

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In-Depth Hands On with Apple CarPlay in the 2015 Hyundai Sonata [Video]

There are a slew of new and upcoming vehicles set to include Apple’s CarPlay infotainment system from the factory, and the 2015 Hyundai Sonata is the latest example to make an appearance for the camera. In general, the interface is no different on this $30,000 vehicle from that of the one you’ll find in a [...]

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