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Don’t Get Duped by Crappy Third-Party Chargers

Nobody likes spending $50 for a cable to replace the one that came with your smartphone, tablet, or other battery-draining device. You know, the cable you can’t find, the one that’s weirdly frayed, or the one that your loving pet chewed to pieces. While you might be tempted to go super-budget for a replacement, first…Read […]

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The Fastest Wireless Network in Every City

I’m not the biggest fan of Verizon’s stance on net neutrality, the wireless carrier’s costs, or the unrelated fact that I still can’t get FIOS in Silicon-freakin’-Valley, but according to PCMag, Verizon Wireless has the fastest wireless service in the country. The carrier might not have the fastest service where you…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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What to Do if You Accidentally Delete Photos From Your Phone

It happens. You’re absentmindedly browsing through your photos while enjoying a lovely view or a summery drink. You tap around—and then realize you’ve accidentally deleted a ton of photos on your device. You panic. Have you just lost your precious memories forever?Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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If You Love to Travel, You Need These Apps 

In addition to the stress of packing, the stress of making sure you have every electronic device securely stowed somewhere, the stress of remembering every cable you’ll need to keep your devices charged during your trip, and the stress of making sure your pets are fed and your plants are watered, there’s also the…Read more… […]

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Why You Should Read the Fine Print on Verizon’s Big April 5th ‘Deals’

Here’s the deal(s). There’s a lot of press going around about an upcoming Verizon promotion. Starting tomorrow, Verizon is offering a few interesting deals that you can take advantage of to score a flagship smartphone on the cheap. However, they might not be the best deals for your particular situation. Here’s why.Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Bury Me, My Love Tells A Moving Story With Text Messages

I don’t usually fall for interactive fiction or smartphone games, but Bury Me, My Love hooked me. This mobile game charts the journey of a young woman named Nour as she tries to escape the civil war in Syria by fleeing to Europe, told through text messages.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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What Insurance Do You Even Buy for a Smartphone?

If you’re going to pay out up to four figures for a smartphone, then you want to make sure your investment is well protected—and that often means buying some insurance at the same time as your phone. Taking time to choose a your insurance can save you more money than you think.Read more… Continue Reading […]

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The world’s first holographic smartphone has arrived

Soon you won’t need to attend an EPIC 5.0 show — although we highly recommend it — to get a look at holograms of stunning quality. RED, a leading manufacturer of professional digital cinema cameras, has revealed the latest innovation to be added to its arsenal: a smartphone with a holographic display. The announcement of […]

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Change Your Screen to Grayscale to Combat Phone Addiction

Former Design Ethicist at Google and founder of the non-profit Time Well Spent Tristan Harris has been making the rounds lately, talking about how technology is engineered to be addictive and hijack our attention. He’s pretty persuasive, comparing the lure of your phone to the that of a slot machine. Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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Your Android Phone Has a Built-In Childproofing Feature

Ever needed to hand your phone to a kid? Even if you don’t want to, sometimes you’re trying to keep them quiet at a restaurant, or calm them down at the doctor’s. But handing over an unlocked phone is just asking for the kid to delete all your home screen shortcuts (or, worse, work emails). […]

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