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A Shattered Collection of My Best Memories: An Immediate Solution Thanks to Stellar Photo Recovery

Who doesn’t love creating new memories and saving them as photos on a smartphone, PC, or any other digital media? While many of us share some on social media, we keep the most precious and private ones to ourselves. Sadly, my hard drive of photos became corrupted, which held images…

Adobe Acrobat Pro is the ultimate solution for increased productivity

Disclosure: Our team is always looking for things we think our readers will value. We have received compensation for publishing this article. Despite our many technological advances today, we still sit with situations where we open several apps for a task. You use one to compile a document, another one…

GOM Mix Max’s Big Launch

GOM & Company is releasing its newest video editing software, GOM Mix Max, with a big launch celebration. Focused on balancing high-quality and plentiful features, GOM Mix Max will be a powerful tool for new editors and veterans alike. Users who sign up now can get GOM Mix Max for free for…

Amazon Kindle Fire HD 8.9-Inch Starts Shipping Today
Fans of the Amazon Kindle HD tablet line have reason to celebrate. The online retailer today announced that it has begun to ship the Kindle Fire HD 8.9-inch. The Android powered device sells for $299 and will arrive at Best Buy locations by Friday. Amazon also plans to sell... Read more
Skype Turns Off Password Reset After Profiles Hacked
Mobile messaging, calling and video service Skype was forced to turn off the ability for users to reset their passwords on Wednesday. The move came about after a Russian hacker posted a method for easily stealing user accounts. The hack was posted on a Russian forum nearly two months... Read more
Google Nexus 4 And Nexus 10 Now Online in Google Play Store
The holiday shopping season is heating up and it just got a little hotter thanks to the Google Nexus 4 Smarpthone and Nexus 10 tablet. Both devices went up for sale on Tuesday via Google’s Play Store.   The Nexus 4 smartphone, the first Nexus device from LG, is... Read more
Apple iPhone 5S December Production Test? [Rumor]
Remember when Apple released one new smartphone each year? Those days may be over. Apple is rumored to be preparing test production for its iPhone 5S, a device some experts believe could launch in early 2013.   Chinese-language publication The Commercial Times was the first to report the rumor. While the... Read more
Pepper Spray iPhone Case Is Hard On The Eyes…Literally
Want to protect yourself from would be muggers, kidnappers and other unruly types? If you are the proud owner of an iPhone 4 or iPhone 4S you can now keep hoodlums at bay with a pepper spray enabled iPhone case. The product, created by Spraytech costs just $40 and... Read more
Hulu Kids Takes On Netflix
The battle to win over the Saturday morning cartoon crowd is heating up with Hulu announcing a new feature called Hulu Kids. The massively popular online video site announced the new video library feature on Thursday morning. Visitors to the site can navigate to where they will find... Read more
Apple Loses FaceTime Patent Lawsuit, Must Pay $368 Million
Hot off the heels of its Samsung patent lawsuit loss in the UK, Apple on Wednesday morning was ordered to pay $368 million to patent firm VirnetX. A U.S. court in the Eastern District of Texas ruled that Apple FaceTime technology has infringed on four patents held by VirnetX.... Read more
Windows Messenger Retired, Users Transitioned To Skype
Microsoft on Tuesday officially announced the retirement of Windows Live Messenger. The legacy system will be fully phased out for all users in the first quarter of 2013. In a company blog post Microsoft President of Skype Division Tony Bates said the program would phase out everywhere but mainland... Read more
Apple Sells 3 Million iPads In First 3 Days
Apple walked away with bragging rights over the weekend as holiday shopping sales propelled its line of legacy, 4th generation and iPad mini devices towards more than three million units sold. The tech giant started its weekend with the iPad mini which now adds Wi-Fi + Cellular data connection... Read more
Are Knock-off Products Good for Innovation?
Thomas Edison invented the lightbulb but he didn’t invent all of the components that ultimately made it work. In fact Edison “borrowed” from fellow inventors who had experimented with vacuum tubes and other aspects of bulb creation. Ultimately his “tweaks” to those technologies helped bring about the first generation... Read more
iPad Mini Vs. Google Nexus 7
Apple has finally announced its long-awaited 7-inch iPad mini and while Apple fans are sure to flock over to the device many buyers might find a better deal with the Google Nexus 7. Comparing both devices shows their advantages and disadvantages and leaves customers with a touch choice between... Read more
How Solar Development Failed in 2012
Make no mistakes about it, solar power in the United States is thriving, in fact overall solar capacity has had annual growth rates topping 45 percent every year since 2005. Yet in 2012 we witnessed some of the biggest blunders in U.S. business history as Solyndra, Konarka and other... Read more
Best Time Wasting Mobile Games For iOS
When it comes to wasting our time in the most fun ways possible there is almost no better solution than Apple’s iOS platform. Whether you take a moment or two with Bad Piggies or simple start 95 games at the same time with Words With Friends it is easy... Read more
Social Analytics Apps That Website Owners Need
If you want to run a successful website you have to not only create amazing content, you have to create content that your readers want to explore. One of the best ways to determine what your users want is to follow their social interactions with your posts. While traditional... Read more
Best Tech CEOs Of 2012

Best Tech CEOs Of 2012

News October 26, 2012

The best tech CEOs of 2012 all have at least one thing in common, they run massively large technology firms that require countless amounts of oversight. These top mavericks of the technology industry also rank well among their employees for fairness and thoroughness and they have all managed in... Read more
Best Managed VPS Web Hosting Services
Making the jump from a shared hosting service to a virtual private server (VPS) can be a scary experience for website owns with no experience in managing their own server platform. Thankfully a VPS can ease the transition and managed VPS services are a great start. Whether you need... Read more
Best Screencast Programs For Windows
Screencasts are an excellent way to show people how to perform certain actions using their computers. By capturing computer movements and voice recordings screencasts allow visual learners to see exactly how they should perform certain tasks. Screencasts also allow the tutorial creator to quickly create guides without the need... Read more
The Coolest Offices In Tech
Working in tech not only provides some awesome perks, decent pay and the illustrious title of working in the tech sector, it also allows many workers to take their place at some of the coolest offices we have ever seen. At the top of our list are AirBnB (for... Read more