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Test the read and write speed of an external drive

If you need to know the disk performance of an external drive, you can easily go about testing the read and write speed of any such drive by using several third party apps. We’ll cover two, the first is aptly named Disk Speed Test, and the second is called Xbench. Either will work to determine the read/write speeds of any drive, though  [Read More…]

whitespaceWhitespace is an note-taking iPhone app that kind of combines Q Branch’s Vesper with a corkboard concept (only without the actual cork texture — this is the age of iOS 7 after all). It’s slick, it works with pictures, and it’s free (ish). I take as many photo notes with my iPhone as I take […]

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Screen Shot 2013-08-30 at 7.52.52 AMIt’s the day before Labor Day Weekend starts in the United States, and news is a little slow this morning. It appears to be slow for the Maryland Police, too. They are claiming that they “busted” two Maryland stores and recovered hundreds of “counterfeit” Apple produces that were being sold as the real thing. That’s […]

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Screen Shot 2013-08-30 at 8.30.06 AMWith the forthcoming iPhone 5C, Apple is finally embracing color in the iPhone line-up. What better time for Mophie, battery pack makers extraordinaire, to introduce an entire rainbow of colors to their low-end Helium model of juice pack. As you might remember, we were big fans of the Helium when it came out earlier this […]

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new-cultcast-site-promo-pic-heath.jpgThis time, on another fabulous episode of The CultCast: we imagine a Ballmer-less Microsoft; the 5S gets a smokin’ fast chip and a mysterious camera upgrade; the best ways to sell your old iPhone; why you should definitely wait to buy another Mac or iPad; plus special guest and Wired Editor Joe Brown uses toilets… […]

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iPhone 5 Apple StoreApple has confirmed to CNBC that a new iPhone trade-in program will be available in Apple Stores across the United States today — less than two weeks before the Cupertino company is set to announce the iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C. Customers will be able to exchange their old Apple smartphone for a gift card, […]

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moneywiz-logoThe best, obvious financial solution is one that automatically performs accounting tasks as funds are spent without the need for human input. But until such a system exists that actually works, we’re stuck with having to record our spending habits manually. Still, it could be worse; at least there are solutions out there like the […]

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smashmuck championsSEATTLE, PAX 2013 – We got to spend some time with Ben, one of the lead designers on the free-to-play multiplayer battle arena (MOBA) game, Smashmuck Champions, currently display here in Seattle at Penny Arcade Expo (PAX) 2013. Ben showed us how quickly a match can start and conclude, a far cry from the more […]

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AiowirelessAT&T has received a lot of gruff over the past few months from T-Mobile and its prepaid wireless service plans, so to strike back, AT&T is launching its Aio Wireless prepaid brand nationwide next month. The new service offers AT&T customers the option to sign up for prepaid data plans starting as cheap as $40 […]

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outdoor-tech-safe5-1                              The success of the LifeProof cases are really nothing short of a marketing phenomenon — one that’s predictably spawned a parade of imitators. This isn’t a bad thing though, as most of the newcomers are priced more competitively than the […]

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