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Apple Watch Battery Life Will Last At Least 2.5 Hours With ‘Heavy Use’

One of the big concerns users have with wearable technology such as smart watches is battery life, that is, how long can a user wear the device without having to take it off to recharge. That’s certainly one of the concerns potential buyers of Apple’s Apple Watch — projected for release in the first few [...]

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Control Your Music Without Touching Your Device

The invention of the personal mp3 player made the entire world realize something we really knew for years: music makes everything better. Going for a run? Skiing the slopes? Roller skating at the park? Music will make all of these activities at least five times better. At least. Unfortunately, these activities undoubtedly come with their [...]

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Run a Small Business? Keep an Eye on Your Competitors with This

My day job is at a NYSE-traded company. They began their social media efforts eight years ago with one guy, and today, that guy has built an entire department. They manage SEO, a corporate blog, Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn content, along with Pinterest and Instagram. They’re constantly in touch with our consumers. And so are our [...]

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This Video Chat App Lets Your Talk With Up To 12 Friends At One Time

Video chatting on mobile devices is nothing new. Facetime. Google Hangouts. Skype. There’s a lot of players in the market. Rounds is different, though, in that it allows users to not just chat with one friend, but up to 12 at a single time. And this week, the Israel-based company announced that it had raised [...]

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See for the Blind with This Helpful App

Once, when I was in college, I was invited to a school-sponsored lunch with a large group of other students. I joined a table and a conversation among four individuals, but I felt a little left out—they didn’t even acknowledge my presence! Well, come to find out, they were all blind. I learned all about [...]

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Facebooking at Work? It’s OK with Their New App

I would hazard to guess that you’re at work right now, reading this blog. Sure, it’s possible you’re reading at home, in the morning while sipping your coffee or in the evening in the after-dinner/before-bed hours. But when we’re all at work from eight to five, sitting in front of our computers, sometimes it’s impossible [...]

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Google’s Visual Translation Service Word Lens Is Now Part Of ‘Translate’ App

Last year, Google acquired a company called Quest Visual whose business was using mobile devices to translate text that you’d find in real life — that is, you could use your camera to view a photo of a street sign in a foreign language, and the words would be translated on your device’s screen. Google [...]

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Find Out How Much Your Stuff is Worth With This

As adults, we accumulate a lot of stuff. Over years and years, we amass lots of little stuff (books, gadgets, clothing) and a few big things, too (couch, dining table, car, house). Wouldn’t you like to know how much your stuff is worth, not just for curiosity’s sake, but for that other adult stuff too, [...]

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Report: Apple Touch ID Can Be ‘Hacked’ Using Photos Of Users’ Fingerprints

One of the really nice features of Apple’s latest iOS devices has been Touch ID, the fingerprint-sensing capability to let you quickly log into your device, purchase apps, and enter passwords, without needing to type. A “hacker” group in Europe is warning, however, that Touch ID might have some vulnerabilities, specifically, that a fingerprint can [...]

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Keep Track of Your New Stuff With This Gadget

This is a true story. Several Christmases ago (more than I care to divulge), I received an MP3 player (yes, that long ago) from my dad. It was all I wanted. I spent hours uploading all my music onto it, and soon, it carried almost my entire CD collection. Then, I lost it. I don’t [...]

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