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Samsung’s Response to iPhone 5 Success
The rivalry between Samsung and Apple has been intensifying with each passing year. Apple has become the undisputed market leader and Samsung is left to fight for seconds with other brands. Recent events show there is no love lost between the two companies and they are going for each... Read more
Digital Coupons – How Convenient Are They Really?
Though digital coupons are certainly rewriting the rules when it comes to saving money, how convenient are they really? Thanks to the current state of the economy, more consumers are scooping up coupons and ways to save, which makes analyzing this very question something that can easily be done.... Read more
iPhone 5: A Roaring Success

iPhone 5: A Roaring Success

Mobile September 28, 2012

Apple has done it again. If the reports are to be believed, the iPhone 5 is a huge success already, less than a week after it was released to the public. The sales are high and well above the level that Apple expected them to be. They have already... Read more
Google Stock Price Rockets
When people Google is ‘the’ search engine, you better believe it. Google has been a market leader and innovator since its breakout at the turn of the millennium. Even with all the phenomenal success it has seen over the years, Google continues to make heads turn with its achievements.... Read more
What Is Apple So Mad At?

What Is Apple So Mad At?

Mobile September 27, 2012

It seems that Apple has a good reason to be upset with Samsung – after all, they stole a few patented ideas from the largest smartphone and computer maker in the world. After the court ruling in regards to Apple versus Samsung, Apple released a full list of Samsung... Read more
BlackBerry Service Falters After iPhone 5 Release
One of the major events of the year, the launch of the iPhone 5 has been dominating the headlines ever since maker Apple announced the date. The anticipation was building and people were waiting to get their hands on the new smartphone. Just as they were lining up to... Read more
The Kindle Fire HD Versus The Nexus 7
Certain animals are purportedly attracted to shiny things. Magpies. Ferrets. Maybe we can add humans to the list – we’re part of the animal kingdom after all. And when it comes to shiny things, gadgets are at the top of the list. Tablets, for one, are some of the... 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
Speed Up Your PC Performance
Ever noticed that your computer tends to drag? You have the right hard-drive space and you even have RAM, but your computer is not running at its best. Unfortunately, the computer repair guys will just tell you to upgrade, but before you spend the extra money on a new... Read more
The Best Smartphone Security Apps
Smartphone security apps were once thought to be a luxury not needed by most mobile users. As smartphone use has continued to grow at a rapid rate so too has the number of mobile viruses. Whether you’re operating an Apple iOS device or the newest Google Android smartphone the download... Read more
The Best Multiplayer iOS Games
It might not be the best thing to admit, but I have thought – and said – more than once, that the iPad is a rather expensive mobile gaming device. I don’t know what you use your iPad for the most, but for me, it really is mainly a... Read more
PCs May Have Pre-Installed Malware
It is nothing new for a person to buy a PC and finding a number of new features. With the passage of time, retailers have become more cautious and throw in security software to appease the customers. After all, there is nothing more threatening to the average PC user... Read more
The Best Map Apps to Help You Survive iOS6
Even the most enthusiastic of Apple users have to admit defeat – albeit probably temporarily – when it comes to Apple Maps. In my comparison of Apple Maps and Google Maps prior to the official launch of the former, it was already rather clear that Google Maps still reigns supreme.... Read more
The Best iPad Keyboard Cases
At the risk of inciting the ire of Apple haters, I dare say that the iPad is the best tablet you can buy today. That is not to discount the fact that it is expensive device, of course, but the experience it offers surpasses that of its competitors. And... Read more
Kickstarter Makes It Harder To Raise Money For Gadget Projects
Crowd-funding website Kickstarter has helped hardware and software manufacturers raise millions of dollars for their projects, now the company is making it harder for future companies to raise the same type of money thanks to more stringent page guidelines.   Kickstarter recently sent out a memo to project creators to inform... Read more
Hacked? The Latest GoDaddy Outage
The web-hosting guru GoDaddy had an outage September 10, 2012 that affected millions of domains worldwide. Initially, news reports concluded that the GoDaddy outage was from a hacker, but GoDaddy was quick to defend them.   The Complaint September 10th millions of registered domains through the GoDaddy web system... Read more
The Pinterest Revolution
Pinterest is one of the fastest growing social networks around. Already valued at over $1.5 billion, this virtual pinboard and social media platform does something that other social networks cannot – it pins.  The concept behind Pinterest is simple. A user will share their favorite websites through the use... Read more
Facebook Social Search: A Google Search Competitor?
At the Disrupt conference this year, there was a lot of buzz about a potential Facebook social search that would clobber the makers over at Google. Since Facebook’s start, it has been constantly evolving and striving to beat out the competition and take on new competitors – such as... Read more