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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…

Samsung Galaxy Core: 4.3-Inch Display & Dual-Core Processor
The Samsung Galaxy Core smartphone is a mid-range device that promises to deliver Samsung quality with a decent set of hardware and software options. The Google Android based device carries a nice set of options including Samsung’s S-Voice and Smart Stay function which tracks user’s eye movements to determine... Read more
Apple Tech Support Dominates Survey For 10th Consecutive Year
Buying a piece of technology isn’t just about plugging it in and hoping for the best, most buyers want to know that their high-tech toys will be supported if something should happen to them down the road. In 2013 Apple once again ranked atop the Consumer Reports study for... Read more
Samsung Unveils Galaxy Tab 3
The Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 was unveiled Monday morning and the tablet appears to feature mild upgrades to the company’s Tab lineup. The devices specs point to a budget friendly device aimed at the smaller-sized tablet sector. The Galaxy Tab 3 features an upgraded dual-core 1.2GHz processor (up from... Read more
Samsung Galaxy S4 Display Ratings On Par With iPhone 5
The Samsung Galaxy S4 features a Super AMOLED 5-inch 1080p display that DisplayMate testing claims is on par with Apple’s iPhone 5 and its Retina display. According to the groups study AMOLED displays are finally beginning to  “challenge the best performance of the best LCDs.” The Samsung Galaxy S4 features a density... Read more
Windows OEMs Shipped 3 Million Tablets In Q1 2013
Microsoft Windows tablet OEMs combined to ship 3 million devices in Q1 2013. The team at Strategy Analytics examined sales channels for the Windows 8 and Windows RT based devices to determine Microsoft’s 7.5 percent share of the global branded tablet market. In comparison the study found that 19.5 million... Read more
iPhone Display Sizes Won’t Increase Until Technology Improves
The Apple iPhone line of devices will not receive display size upgrades in the near future. Speaking to investors during the company’s fiscal Q2 financial conference call CEO Tim Cook took a jab at competitors over their user of larger display sizes. The company’s leader claimed during his speech... Read more
Google Glass One Year Away From Public Release
Developers are playing around with the new Google Glass platform and that experimentation will last for at least the next year. Google’s executive chairman Eric Schmidt revealed on Monday that Google Glass is “probably a year-ish away.” With developers currently testing the Google Glass platform time is needed to... Read more
Google & LG Working On 32GB Nexus 4 With LTE, CDMA
Could the Google Nexus 4 from LG be preparing for a Verizon Wireless or Sprint Wireless launch alongside a 4G LTE data connection? That appears to be the case according to a new rumor. Tech website Sidtech is claiming that the semi-popular Google Android phone will see double the memory capacity... Read more
Google Glass Won’t Have it’s Own OS
With Google Glass taking the tech world by storm over the last year you would think more details about the product would have leaked. As it turns out we weren’t even really sure what OS the Glasses would carry. Google CEO Larry Page put that question to rest during... Read more
Amazon Acquires Siri Competitor Evi Technologies
Amazon is making a play for the voice-controlled devices market. The e-commerce giant on Wednesday was rumored to have completed the acquisition of voice-assistant app developer Evi Technologies. The deal is believed to have cost in the vicinity of $26 million. Amazon likely purchased Evi Technologies because of its... Read more
Blackberry Q10 Arrives At FCC, Prepares For US Launch
The Blackberry Q10 has passed mandated FCC testing, the final step in the US release process. The FCC revealed its final approval on Wednesday morning. The Blackberry Q10 is the company’s newest smartphone to feature a QWERTY keyboard alongside a touchscreen based Blackberry 10 OS. The Q10 is already... Read more
Logitech Harmony Remotes Become Mobile Inspired
If there is one underlying theme that mobile devices have taught us, it is that they are capable of disrupting entire industries. When Google rolled out Google Maps for free Garmin and TomTom watched stock prices literally tumble overnight. That same type of functionality is also threatening the universal... Read more
Mobile Malware Now Affects 32.8 Million Android Devices
Mobile malware increased by 163% in 2012 with 32.8 million Android devices now suspected of carrying some form of data mining technology. The team at mobile service provider NQ Mobile released a study on Monday that found 65,000 different forms of app repackaging, SMS phishing, and malicious URL hacks.... Read more
T-Mobile iPhone 5 Sales Begin
T-Mobile on Friday morning began selling the iPhone 5 and customers were thrilled. Many T-Mobile locations around the United States witnessed lines as customers waited outside stores for the chance to grab a $99 iPhone 5. The low cost of the device is available to customers who are also... Read more
Samsung Intros Galaxy Mega Devices with Two New Phablets
Samsung must really believe in the phablet market as the company has announced the arrival of two new oversized devices. The company on Thursday said it has added Galaxy Mega devices to its phablet series. If you are unfamiliar with phablet’s they are sized between a phone and a... Read more
Foxconn Production Falls 19% As iPhone Demand Falters
Taiwan-based manufacturer Hon Hai, better known to the public by its brand name Foxconn, has watched year-over-year sales fall by 19 percent following Q1 2013. Revenue at Hon Hai reached T$808.97 billion, down from T$1 trillion in Q1 2012 and  T$988.34 billion in Q4 2013. According to reports the drop... Read more
Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 To Launch April 11 For $399
The Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 is heading stateside and it will arrive on April 11. Samsung showed off the international version of the 8-inch tablet during February’s Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona, Spain. At the time of its big reveal Samsung had not tagged the tablet with a... Read more
WhatsApp Could Be Google’s Next $1 Billion Acquisition
Are you a fan of the WhatsApp platform? If Google has its way you could be using that platform with your Google username in the near future. Digital Trends on Sunday revealed that Google was in serious talks to purchase the message based platform. According to the report the team at WhatsApp... Read more