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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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[Video] 8 Years Ago This Week, Steve Jobs Announced the First iPhone

The very first iPhone didn’t officially go on sale until June 2007, but Steve Jobs first unveiled to the world in January of that year. In the clip above, you can watch the highlights. It’s fun to look back at how far we’ve come. As a refresher, the original iPhone, which many call the iPhone [...]

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We Can’t Believe How Many iPhones This Guy Tried Smuggling Into China on his Body

In mainland China, iPhones are an expensive commodity owned only by the rich. The 128 GB iPhone 6 Plus, Apple’s largest and most expensive device, retails for $1,255 in China, but the limited supply has driven the street price over $3,000. Each. Compare that with $949 here in the U.S. for some perspective. One entrepreneurial-minded [...]

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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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Resolved to Organize Your Mobile Inbox? Try This!

Along with all the resolutions to eat healthy and hit the gym, there are just as many people who resolve to get their life organized, including yours truly. Now I’ve found one way to tackle this goal. Just a bit of background: Since I was given a work phone, I’m now responsible to keep up [...]

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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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Sorry Android, the iPhone Won Christmas

A new report indicates Apple’s iPhone was the most popular smartphone sold (and thus, gifted) this holiday season. The folks at Flurry, who track the analytics data of some 600,000 mobile apps, reported that the iPhone and iPad accounted for 51.3% of smartphones and tablets activated between December 19th and 25th. These numbers are for [...]

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This App Will Turn Your iPad into a Second Mac Display

So, didn’t get that iPad or desktop iMac upgrade you wanted for Christmas? No matter. Upgrade your own goods with Duet, a $14.99 iOS app that turns your iPad (or even your iPhone) into a secondary display to go along with your Mac or Macbook. Here are a few of the touted benefits: Fast. Duet [...]

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CONTEST: Share Your Phone’s Home Screen for a Chance to Win a $20 ZAGG Gift Card

According to Nielsen, at the end of 2013, the average consumer has 27 third-party apps downloaded and installed on their smartphone. Of those, you’ll find games, productivity tools, apps for music and video streaming, budgeting and mobile banking apps, and more. The home screen on your phone — specifically the first one — is the [...]

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