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Skype comes to the Vita

With the PS Vita gaining more and more popularity throughout the world today, it’s not surprising to see an application that would make it even more of a hot item. Recently, it was announced that Skype will soon be available for the PS Vita. It has been announced the this app will be free through [...]

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Wired: Why iOS Apps Look Better Than Android Apps

Wired ran a feature this week on why the exact same app can look so much better on iOS than it does on Google’s Android platform. And before you get up in arms, read along to find out why that is, or check out Wired’s article for a trove of screenshots and explanations. But the [...]

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Bookmark Places with Matchbook [app]

Imagine that you just moved to live downtown in a big city. You’re unfamiliar with where things are but you are anxious to explore and find some favorite places to eat and shop as well as a dry cleaner, grocery store, etc. In a large city, how do you remember all of the places that [...]

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Verizon will throw it’s weight in to help Windows Phone

I’ve made enough of a fuss about the fact that Verizon reps push Android phones. Now it’s time to talk about Verizon’s upcoming push for Windows phone. Weightier players Windows Phone handsets have struggled. They haven’t had nearly the sales that Microsoft was hoping for, even with Nokia backing the operating system full force. It [...]

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Developer @ttscoff created a website to help you pick an iOS text editor – iTextEditors

Silly plaintext lover I’m always typing on my iPad or iPhone, and it seems like there are so many text editors out there, I never know if I’m using the one that is the best for me. I don’t know if you’ve ever shopped for text editors before, but there are quite a few. I [...]

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University of California, Santa Cruz Develops Free App To Explore The Universe

We can now explore the cosmos with a touch of our fingertips using this innovative app for iPads and iPhones called the Kepler Explorer.  The app was named after NASA’s Kepler Mission in which they discovered roughly 2,000 distant planetary systems while scanning the Milky Way galaxy in search for Earth-sized planets in the habitable [...]

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Why don’t most Android users use their phone like a Smartphone? (by @jkhowland)

The information isn’t stacking up for Android and against Apple all that nicely. Despite the refrain: “Android is winning.” Here is the hard truth: ‘regular’ iPhone owners use their phone as a smartphone but ‘regular’ Android owners continue to use their phone as a feature phone. What makes you say that? Example: In recent news, [...]

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Speakers Meet Lasers Meet Kickstarter

I think Kickstarter has found the real money maker. Indy gadget accessory makers. Indy Accessory Makers The hard part about making these little gizmos is that banks aren’t going to give you a loan, and you’re not sure what the market response will be. Companies like Belkin have deep pockets that allow them to do [...]

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Is iMessages a text service, or an IM service? (via @jkhowland)

Everyone in my family got iPhones when it became available on Sprint. One of the things I was most excited for was iMessages. Almost everyone I text has an iPhone. Communicating with the Messages App iMessage merges with your text messaging on iOS, and your instant messaging on your computer in iMessages beta. We have [...]

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White iPad or Black iPad? (via @jkhowland)

So you’re trying to decide if you should get a white or black iPad huh? Maybe thinking about getting a white iPhone next time? If you want some advice, here are a couple of the most popular arguments: Arguments I hate – “The white iPad in practice does not make sense. the ipad is used [...]

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