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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…

Best Multimedia Streaming Boxes
The best multimedia streaming boxes allow users to watch their favorite shows from popular services such as Netflix, Hulu Plus and Amazon Prime, playback recorded DVR shows and in some cases even stream your mobile devices photos, videos and music directly to their boxes. Slingbox 500 – Stream Your... Read more
Best Bargain Priced Virus Scan Programs Of 2012
Flame, Stuxnet, DNSChanger, Gauss, if those names scare you its because you understand the nature of the computer virus market in 2012. If those names mean nothing to you it’s probably time to look over this list and pick one of our choices for best virus scan programs of... Read more
Lytro Camera – A New Way To Take Photos
Even with the advent of digital camera’s, DSLR’s and other digital camera technologies the idea behind picture taking has always been the same, focus on an image, snap your shot and the shot you take (outside of photoshopping) is what you are left with. The team at Lytro camera... Read more
The Biggest Patent Lawsuits Of 2012
2012 was the year of the patent wars. Apple won $1.1 billion, Research In Motion was accused and found guilty of violating a patent for the type of technology that made it billions of dollars and Google paid $12.5 billion to purchase a company that it would later use... Read more
Underutilized Smartphone Features
It’s hard to find a feature that isn’t being offered on today’s smartphones. From GPS to Near-Field Communications to high-definition displays, today’s phones are highly capable machines with near-endless possibilities. However, because of the massive number of features many users end up with underutilized smartphone features that could have... Read more
Facebook’s 5 Biggest Failures in 2012
With 1 billion users finally reached, new ad spots for web and mobile platforms helping increasing revenue and plenty of acquisitions and talent hired you would think that 2012 was the best year in Facebook’s short corporate life. Unfortunately for employees 2012 was also the focus of some very... Read more
Critical Updates Your Computer Needs Regularly
I often become annoyed by the constant “update” reminders my Windows based desktops and notebooks throw my way. The truth is, regular critical updates are a necessity if you want your computer to avoid viruses and to function with today’s top technologies. Whether you need to update your virus... Read more
The Best Fully Managed Cloud Hosting Services
With its ability to scale for virtually any amount of traffic, the east of use offered and reliable pricing that won’t break the bank cloud hosting has become one of the better options for small, medium and large scale businesses. Whether you need to host one or 100 websites... Read more
Best Gadgets Of 2012
As the holiday shopping season nears the tech lovers in your life are probably salivating over all of the amazing electronic toys that have went on sale this year. If you’re hopelessly lost when it comes to finding the best gadgets of 2012 for your loved ones we have... Read more
Biggest Tech Turkeys Of 2012
From a classic American photography company on the brink of extinction to a mobile mapping system that can barely map a users requests the biggest tech turkeys of 2012 have angered customers and investors while leaving the future of at least one cell phone manufacturer hanging in the balance.... Read more
How Location Based Services Are Changing The Mobile Landscape
Location based services such as Foursquare, Google Places, Facebook Check-In and others are becoming more popular every single day. With more than 25 million people checking into locations through their mobile Foursquare apps alone the cellular landscape is becoming an entirely new beast. As we head into 2013 we... Read more
What To Expect From The Samsung Galaxy S IV
The Samsung Galaxy S III has been on the open market for just six months, however with 50 million+ units sold and a loyal fan base already awaiting the next Samsung devices rumors for the Samsung Galaxy S IV are already starting to surface. While rumored features are likely... Read more
The Best Social Media Apps
Facebook on Thursday announced that more than one billion people are now using the company’s services. With hundreds of millions using other services and more social networks popping up every single day it’s a smart idea to understand which apps are worth using for your mobile devices, tablets and... Read more
Cheap Tablets Worth Buying
In 1990 you would easily pay $2500 for an Apple Macintosh that connected to the web at 2800 baud rates and had “squint friendly” graphics, today users can purchase handheld devices that download entire movies in a matter of minutes and at a fraction of the cost associated with... Read more
2012’s Worst Computer Viruses and Malware
2012 was the year of the computer virus thanks to cyber warfare being encountered at the international level and hacktivists groups such as LulzSec and Anonymous attacking websites on a daily basis. With computer viruses and malware on the rise we take a look at three of 2012’s worst... Read more
iPhone 5-Missing Features
The iPhone 5 is by far the most beautifully crafted Apple smartphone to date, unfortunately much like the Apple phones that came before it the iPhone 5 is missing features that would allow it to more evenly compete with its main competitors. From lousy charging support to a lack... Read more
New Features In Windows 8
When Windows 8 launches on Oct. 26 2012 the new operating system will looking decidedly different than previous versions of the Windows OS and design changes won’t be the only new features found on the OS. Microsoft is introducing deeper account integration, better hardware support and even increased security... Read more
Top Tips For Monitoring Your Mobile Data
Smartphones, Tablets and other cellular connected devices have begun to take over our lives. Unfortunately as we begin to connect more outside of the home the cost of mobile data is skyrocketing. Thankfully there are plenty of useful apps on the market that allow users to monitor mobile phone... Read more