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Microsoft Releases New Version Of Outlook For Mac

Mac users who use Microsoft Exchange-based email services received a very welcome piece of news this week with Microsoft’s announcement that a new version of Outlook for Mac was available. VentureBeat reported on the new version, which brings the Mac email client up to parity with the Windows version of the popular email software, as [...]

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Sprint Continues Buildout of 4G LTE Network; Lights Up 17 New Markets This Week

Good news for Sprint customers: the company is continuing to expand its 4G LTE network this week. Effective October 28th, customers in the following markets should start seeing LTE on their devices. Champaign/Urbana, IL Denver, CO Elizabeth City, NC Florence, SC Glen Falls, NY Grand Forks, ND Kingston, NY Marinette, WI Muscatine, IA North Wilkesboro, NC Oak Harbor, WA [...]

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Need Help? These Robots Can Assist You

Robots currently do a lot for us. They put our cars together. They entertain the little ones. But mostly, they star in futuristic dystopian films on the big screen. Until now. This week, Lowe’s announced that it will be introducing retail service robots in an Orchard Supply Hardware store in San Jose, California, to study [...]

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Here’s a Comprehensive List of Banks Who Have Confirmed Upcoming Support for Apple Pay

Since it launched earlier this week, Apple Pay has already gained some impressive momentum. Visa and MasterCard have both published lists of banks who have confirmed upcoming support for Apple Pay at their institutions. By our count, there are some 440+ banks confirmed who use the Visa network, and 14 who process transactions through MasterCard. [...]

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An In-Depth Explanation of How the Apple SIM Card Works (And Doesn’t) Inside iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3

Two weeks ago, we covered the major highlights from Apple’s media event on October 16th. One thing we didn’t cover was the Apple SIM card, found exclusively in the cellular models of the new iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3. I learned a bit more about this when I went to buy my own [...]

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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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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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Google VP Beats Baumgartner’s World Record; Free Falls From Stratosphere

Two years ago this month, the world watched as Felix Baumgartner, a daredevil from Austria, made an ascent to 128,100 feet in a specially designed space capsule, then stepped off the edge in a free fall back to Earth. In doing this, Baumgartner secured a place for his name in the record books, being the [...]

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[How To] Setup iCloud Photo Library to View Your Photos Online and Across All Your iDevices

One of the new features released with iOS 8.1 this week is iCloud Photo Library. Apple still considers it a BETA service, but in my testing, it works as advertised. iCloud Photo Library has a number of benefits, especially for multi-device users. Automatic backup of your Camera Roll to the cloud provides for safe storage. [...]

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Finally! Now Your Entire Family Can Rock Out with Spotify’s New Family Plan

One thing subscription services like Spotify do well is serve the individual user who signs up and pays for the service. One thing subscription services haven’t done well at is taking care of multiple users. Families, for example. It was just earlier this year, afterall, that Netflix realized more than one person might live in [...]

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