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Will Virtual Credit Cards Work?
With the advances in smart chips on the market today, it is easy to imagine a world without cash or credit cards; a simplified world where people carry only their Smart Phones to fulfill all their communication needs, identification and purchase demands. Cash, driver’s licenses and credit cards would... Read more
The Most Stolen Gadgets of 2012
Today, electronic gadgets play a central role in the way that you work, play, communicate and stay organized. Unfortunately, in 2012, more electronics are stolen than any other type of property, including cash. Apple’s iPhones and iPads top the list of lifted gadgets, but other brands of smartphones and... Read more
Do You Need a Digital Camera Anymore?
What does the Sony NEX-7 have in common with the latest smartphone? For one, both devices are capable of capturing high-quality photographs at the press of a button. A camera’s size doesn’t necessarily indicate its quality or presence in the industry, but most professional photographers still invest in large... Read more
Is Outlook.com Better Than Gmail?
Microsoft has struggled against Gmail in the email sector for years, something Microsoft hopes to remedy with the release of Outlook.com, the company’s answer to its own aging Hotmail.com service.  Launched with a beautifully crafted user interface Outlook.com looks more like a Google product than a Microsoft platform. The... Read more
Who’s Winning the Tablet Wars?
Ever since the first Apple iPad was launched in 2010, tablets have garnered such a huge following. Much like what the iPhone did to the world of smartphones, the iPad has shaped the tablet realm. As could only be expected, other manufacturers followed suit and started churning out their... Read more
How To Turn Around Yahoo?
Marissa Mayer takes content and makes it better. Yahoo’s new CEO does not evolve that content by finding better editors or hiring stronger writers, instead her job has always been to create the platforms on which the content can be discovered, enjoyed, shared and expanded upon. During her time... Read more
How Will We Be Watching The Rio 2016 Summer Olympics?
During the 2012 London Olympics viewers from around the world were able to capture the majesty of the event on their television sets, over the internet and via mobile and tablet devices. In Africa and Asia the Olympics were even broadcast in real-time by video streaming service YouTube. When... Read more
iPhone 5 Versus Samsung Galaxy S3
Smartphone arguments have never been as incendiary as they are today, have they? Of course, the fact that there is no love lost between two of the biggest smartphone manufacturers has not served to douse the flames one bit, not to mention the passionate arguments from fanboys of both... Read more