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Law Enforcement Officials Say This Popular Navigation App Could Hurt Police Officers

Waze is a popular mobile navigation app that we here at ZAGGblog have written about extensively over the years. The Google-owned app is in the news this week, however, because some law enforcement officials are asking for one of the most popular features of the app to be disabled, citing the safety of police officers. [...]

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Marriott Won’t Block Your Mobile Wi-Fi Hotspot Anymore

Frequent tech-savvy travelers are used to hotels charging big bucks for the privilege of using the hotel’s provided Wi-Fi as a service. In my experience (and others agree), this Wi-Fi can become quite slow, especially when it’s trying to handle all the smartphones, laptops, and tablets we take with us while traveling. (Have you ever [...]

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Google Glass is “Graduating”…But What Does That Mean?

On Friday, January 15, a post appeared on the Google Glass Google+ page that has since led to a lot of speculation and more than a few hurt feelings. The message was this: that Google Glass is graduating from Google[x] labs. Graduating…to what, exactly? Well, first it’s important to remember that while Google Glass has [...]

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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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Get the Scoop, the Shot, and the $$$

If you work in marketing, you know the stock photography databases you have to work with; they’re probably bookmarked on your browser right now. But there’s a problem with those stock photos…everyone’s seen them. If you’re a news publisher, you know that your hired photographers can’t be everywhere, all the time…and sometimes they miss the [...]

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Circa News 3 Is The Place To Go For Your Daily Brief

This week Circa has rolled out their biggest update yet. Circa News 3. If you haven’t already been using Circa, now is a great time to start. Stay up to date with news and current events that you care about. The update to News 3 introduces some new features. Wire This is a personalized Daily [...]

A New Report Says We’re Spending A Crazy Amount Of Time Using Apps

A New Report Says We’re Spending A Crazy Amount Of Time Using Apps

When it comes to using our digital devices, we are spending an ever-increasing amount of that time inside apps, according to a new report. The report is from Comscore and was published in detail by Marketing Land and indicates that more than 50 percent of our “digital media time” is spent inside apps. The nugget [...]

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News And Information You Need In A Daily Email From The Skimm

Remember the good old days when you could read the newspaper while you ate your eggs and bacon in the morning? Then, as you left the house you were already caught up with all of the news and goings on in the town, country, and world? Neither do I. That was before my time. There [...]

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See What Searches Are Actually Trending On Google In Real Time

Let’s face it. Trends are trendy. There are Twitter Trends. There’s the newish Facebook Trending box. Articles trend on Mashable and Buzzfeed. Trends are everywhere. And now, Google Trends brings you new ways to discover the search engine’s top trending topics. First, Google displays these trends in super trendy fashion. Just go here to check [...]

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This Man’s HTC Smartphone Stopped a Bullet and Saved His Life

What would have otherwise been a crime report followed by an obituary took a surprising turn for the best. A Florida gas station robbery gone wrong left a store clerk with some chest pains. The suspect had fled the store when he realized the employees couldn’t gain access to the safe. As he ran out [...]

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