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It’s April! Birds are chirping, trees are budding, and snow is melting as winter leaves and spring takes its place (NOTE: If you are reading this in the southern hemisphere, STOP IMMEDIATELY and wait six months). And once you’re finished cleaning your home in preparation for the bright, warm months ahead, take a moment to consider your poor, unloved smartphone, burdened with your oily...
1 year ago
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Turkeys have been carved and stuffed, decorations have been hung, and the days have finally begun to lengthen. If you’re like most people, as the New Year approaches, you’re looking ahead to summer and convincing yourself that this really is the year that you’ll shed that spare tire once and for all. And if you’re especially lucky, you scored a gift to help you reach that goal: a wearable...
1 year ago
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They say the best camera is the one you have with you, so unless you were motivated to carry a nice camera out the door, your mobile device is likely the one with which you're shooting. You can’t beat the convenience of taking snapshots and shooting videos with the gadget that you carry around at all times, but what do you do with the images and video once they’ve been captured? In this article,...
3 years ago
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With the holiday season quickly approaching, now’s the time to start making your travel plans. Don’t let the stress of the road or the chaos at the airport get the best of you. Every year, portable technology gets smarter, smaller, and more popular.

 
4 years ago
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Life is too short to eject your iPad from your computer safely. Thankfully, Apple has provided us with iOS 5 and iCloud so we no longer have to be tethered to our notebook and desktop computers in order to sync data.

5 years ago
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Anyone who has ever used a USB DTV tuner stick and antenna to watch TV on a notebook knows that reception is fickle. It works when you’re still—just don’t expect to see much while repositioning the computer, or in a moving vehicle.

 
5 years ago
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Despite your summertime affinity for water and sand, such elements are year-round enemies of personal electronics. If you want to enjoy your music, videos and photos out-of-doors, consider a seasonal accessory designed to defend the investment in your mobile gear.

 
6 years ago
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Sometimes you wish you could save a temporary image you see on your iPad, iPhone or iPod touch. Well, it’s not necessary to point a camera at the screen. Simply keep the Home button pressed as you also quickly press the Sleep/Wake button as if it were the shutter button on a camera. The screen will blink. Whatever you see on the screen (including an image you’ve enlarged), will be captured to the Photos/Saved Photos folder.

6 years ago
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What the original Sony Walkman and iPod have in common is that they both necessitated and popularized the use of headphones and earphones. While all current models come with decent headphones, it’s not uncommon for some users to invest a lot of money in high-end aftermarket headphones. But no matter how expensive the headphones, sometimes the cord isn’t long enough.

6 years ago
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When packing for a trip, you may not think twice about taking along a portable player or media-loaded phone, but there are important accessories you can throw into your bag to insure that the player won’t become dead weight.

 

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