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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
iPad Mini Alternatives
With the launch of the iPad Mini, many other companies are going to be looking to improve their own technology to compete with the superstar.  However, you can already find options if you don’t want to buy the Apple product.  Many of them have similar features with some great... 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
New Cases for iPod Nano 7
Just about the size of a credit card, the iPod Nano 7 (or 7th generation iPod Nano) is the thinnest in its line. I don’t know about you, but I was almost flabberagasted when I first heard about this iteration. Having used several Nanos – from the short, wide... Read more
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
VLC Media Player – The Understated Hero
When asked the question “what is your favorite media player?”, undoubtedly there will be a lot of people talking about VLC Media Player. After all, VLC has been around for a long time and those who use it, already know that it is one of the most versatile programs... Read more
Lockitron: The iPhone-controlled Keyless Lock System
How many often do you misplace your keys? I think we can all agree that this is a basic human problem. No matter what your background, no matter where you live, misplacing keys is as common an issue as, well, losing the other sock somewhere between the washer and... 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
Take a Field Trip with Google Field Trip
While Apple struggles to cope up with the shortcomings of the Maps application in iPhone 5, Google has gone ahead and unveiled an app to rival it. The Google Field Trip is available for Android users around the world and is a more comprehensive version of Google Maps. There... Read more
The Best Project Management Software
Three different names in project management software to help you keep track of your team and handle your projects and tasks in a more efficient manner. Collaboration is one of the critical activities in any team. It is even more crucial to have clear and transparent channels of communication... 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
Parallella-A Supercomputer For Everyone
Parallel computing is the bane of many a computer science/engineering student, but from the perspective of the end user, the benefits of parallel computing are enormous. Having calculations/tasks performed simultaneously, instead of sequentially, makes everything much faster. There is, however, the problem of having cheap and easy access to... Read more
Best PC Monitors For Watching Movies?
Movies are only as great as the screen they are experienced on. Even with the best computer processor and cutting edge graphics, if your screen doesn’t have the high-quality resolution, your movie quality will suffer. Today there are numerous options when it comes to watching movies on your PC,... Read more
Free iPhoto Alternatives
At the outset, let me say that I am totally happy with iPhoto. It is compatible with practically any digital camera, and you simply have to plug and play. It organizes photos and videos without any complications. You can resize and edit photos without requiring expert knowledge. That does... Read more
Can You Get Awesome Laptops For Under $500?
Two years ago if someone asked you if they could find a quality, cheap laptop for under $500 you would probably laugh. That was because the better quality laptops would cost you at least $500 if not more after upgrades. Thanks to competition and the ever-evolving world of laptops... Read more
Facebook Gifts
Do you typically forget friends and family members birthdays? To your horror, you login on Facebook to see everyone wishing them a “Happy Birthday” and you are without a gift. That is, until Facebook released its latest feature: Facebook Gifts. Facebook has started offering its new “gift-giving” app to... Read more