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Archive for / 'Software'

August 18, 2014

Gadgets News Software Jason Korwek
Best Back to School Apps

Best Back to School Apps

  Remember when the back-to-school shopping list consisted of pencils, whiteout, notebooks, and binders?? Well those days are long gone and in addition to outfitting backpacks for back-to-school you can’t forget to get your smartphone ready as well. School days are just around the corner, and if you’re a student, there are a few helpful […]

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July 30, 2014

News Software Jason Korwek
Spotify Adds An Equalizer So You Can Turn Up The Bass

Spotify Adds An Equalizer So You Can Turn Up The Bass

  A small but notable update to the Spotify iOS application is sure to please music fans: the company has just rolled out a new equalizer feature which lets you adjust your music by choosing from one of several presets, or by dragging the points in the graph using your finger for a more precise […]

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July 27, 2014

Computers News Software Anthony Gonzales
How to Set Up and Start Using Cortana

How to Set Up and Start Using Cortana

  In the land of virtual assistants a new “face” is joining the lineup. Microsoft’s got an answer to Siri and her name is Cortana. Cortana, which takes its name from the Halo video game series, will receive voice commands to call contacts, pull up apps and search the Internet. CNET’s Dan Graziano shows you […]

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July 24, 2014

Gadgets News Software Andrew Reichenberg
Introducing the Sense 3D Scanner

Introducing the Sense 3D Scanner

The Sense 3D Scanner, which is a real game changer within the market because of its convenience, budget friendly price and easy to use software, has been introduced by 3D Systems. This unique device measures about the size of a staple gun and is designed to be a useful gadget in your life by allowing […]

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July 18, 2014

Software Andrew Reichenberg
The Cloak ‘Anti-Social’ Radar App

The Cloak ‘Anti-Social’ Radar App

  Cloak, is an app that tells you when your friends are close by – so that you can head in the opposite direction. Using data from Instagram and Foursquare, the iPhone app alerts you when people you’ve flagged are in your immediate vicinity.

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July 3, 2014

Computers Gadgets News Software Anthony Gonzales
Tech Invention Allows Remote “Touching”

Tech Invention Allows Remote “Touching”

  Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have invented a device that allows people to remotely manipulate objects using a camera that sees in three dimensions and what they call a motorized “pin screen.” The technology has been named inFORM by MIT’s Tangible Media Group. The device works when a person puts an object […]

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June 6, 2014

Gaming News Software Andrew Reichenberg
Inside Apple’s Plan To Automate Your Home

Inside Apple’s Plan To Automate Your Home

  If you think of all your home’s lights, climate controls and automation gadgets as a set of Russian nesting dolls, you start to understand Apple HomeKit–and its database-driven approach to home automation. During a HomeKit introduction session at Apple’s World Wide Developer’s Conference in San Francisco, an Apple engineer described how virtually every home, […]

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May 30, 2014

Gadgets Software Rachel Suggs
Pop-Up Ransom Notes Hit Some IPhone And IPad Owners

Pop-Up Ransom Notes Hit Some IPhone And IPad Owners

  Apple’s support forum has a thread that is 26 pages and growing in which customers say their iPhones and iPads were taken hostage with a ransom message demanding money. The alleged attacks, under the name “Oleg Pliss,” started days ago in Australia (the first post in the support form comes from Melbourne) but isn’t […]

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May 24, 2014

Gadgets News Software Andrew Reichenberg
Gesture: The New Way to Connect With Your Gadgets

Gesture: The New Way to Connect With Your Gadgets

Let’s face it, the mouse can be clunky and touchscreens can sometimes provide a better solution, but not always. We’ll be joined by representatives from Leap Motion, Pelican Imaging, and Samsung Mobile, companies helping to rethink the ways we interact with our machines. Use of gesture is the new frontier in terms of how users […]

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May 22, 2014

News Software Anthony Gonzales
No More Scroogled, No More NSA, Google Apps Gets Encryption

No More Scroogled, No More NSA, Google Apps Gets Encryption

  In the battle between office productivity vendors, Microsoft has long distanced itself from Google claiming that the fact that Google scans emails in order to deliver contextual advertising to customers is a data security breach. Never mind that the scanning was completely anonymized and digital – Microsoft leveraged the conspiracy theory that it was […]

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