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[Viral Video] The Sad Reality of How Our Gadgets (and WiFi) Own Us All

This week’s viral video from Julian Smith is a reminder of how much we rely on our gadgets. Tablets, phones, laptops, and other devices consume us at times, and when those stop working, we panic. Give it a watch and when you’re finished, step away from whatever device you’re reading this on, go outside, and [...]

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Up to $50 Off Amazon’s Kindle Fire HD and HDX Tablets for ‘Back to School’ Promo

Whether you’re heading back to the classroom this Fall or just looking for a tablet for personal use, Amazon’s “Back to School” promotion is in full swing, and gives you up to $50 off the price of their Kindle Fire tablets. You’ll notice a $15 difference between the models that ship with Amazon’s “Special Offers” [...]

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2015 Predicted to Be the First Year Tablets Overtake PCs

The gap between traditional PCs and tablets is widening quickly. In its latest report, Gartner projects that as early as next year, for the first time, the world will see more tablets shipped than PCs. It’s not difficult to understand why when you back up and look at the rest of the world. Here in [...]

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TSA’s New Security Protocol: Gadgets Must Power On or You’ll Be Leaving Them Behind

In addition to the myriad of hoops travelers jump through to board a plane, the TSA has announced a new security protocol that could mean you have to leave your gadgets behind. The new policy will require travelers flying into the U.S. from foreign airports to prove to TSA officers at the airport that their [...]

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Google Gives Us a Preview of ‘Android L’ – the Next Major Version of Android

At Google I/O earlier this week, we got a glimpse of the next major update to Android, which Google has dubbed ‘Android L’ for the time being. When it releases this Fall, it’s expected to be Android 5.0. Unlike previous years’ updates, Google is actually making the developer preview available to all Nexus 5 and [...]

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How Much Of Your Life Have You Spent Watching TV?

We can watch on our TV’s, computers, tablets, phones, and maybe in a few years our wristwatches. Streaming has opened up a world of current and past TV shows that are begging us to binge watch. Now, Tiii.me can help us calculate the bitter truth. Just how many days of our lives have we spent [...]

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Microsoft Office Comes To iPad And Android

Since the iPad was first introduced in 2010, it’s been difficult for most to use as a production tool. Lots of us still rely on our computers for the heavy lifting and day to day tasks. We think of tablets more as consumption devices since they’re easy to cuddle up with on the couch. While [...]

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Shots Fired! Well Played Samsung

We love the back and forth rivalry between Samsung and Apple. Both Android and iOS (as well as their respective devices) have matured to the point that there’s little difference between them for the average consumer. It all comes down to a matter of personal preference these days. The latest ad for Samsung’s Galaxy Tab [...]

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T-Mobile Planning To Further Transform Wireless In 2014

No doubt about it, T-Mobile turned the wireless industry on its head in 2013. In that 12 month period, they eliminated 2 year contracts and upgrade eligibility requirements, added free global roaming for travelers in countries around the world, got aggressive with tablets on their network, giving 200 MB of free 4G LTE data to [...]

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Huge News: As Of Today, Spotify Is Now Free On Mobile Devices

My absolute favorite music service is Spotify. We’ve written about it at length here on ZAGGblog, and it continues to be one of the best choices for music streaming and discovery. Whether I’m creating a playlist and looking for specific songs, or if I’m too lazy to decide what to listen to myself and just [...]

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