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parrot-zik-6It has the technological sophistication of a sonic screwdriver. Its design elements look as if pulled straight out of another dimension. And there may not be another set of headphones on this planet — or any other — baked with as many ingredients as the Parrot Zik. But we were curious — would all this […]

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Why Google is Such a Great Hardware Company

chromecastSuddenly, Google is a major hardware company. And a surprisingly great one. But why? I asked a Motorola executive involved in the Moto X project recently whether Google’s ownership of the company had any effect on their decision to get radical. By radical, of course, I mean do things no handset maker had ever done, […]

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Two Tools You Can Use To Optimize Your Mac [Deals]

CoM-WinZipThere’s a key difference between paper clutter and digital clutter: you can actually see paper clutter. Digital clutter can clog up your Mac in various places, and sorting your files into folders will only help you to a point. There are tons of other little files that can keep your Mac running at less than […]

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Obama loves AppleThe Obama administration has vetoed a product ban on older Apple devices that was proposed by the U.S. International Trade Commission in June. Apple was found guilty of infringing a Samsung wireless patent, and the ITC declared a sales ban on iOS devices older than the iPhone 4S and third-gen iPad. Trade Representative Michael Froman […]

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Gmail app icon If you have multiple Gmail accounts that you juggle between, rather than adding them all to the default iOS Mail app, do yourself a favor and grab Google’s official Gmail app for the iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch. Not only is Gmail for iOS an excellent full-featured mobile email client, it also makes managing multiple accounts extremely simple. This helps to take the strain off your primary Mail app  [Read More…]

GameDev BundleIn the film The Nines, Ryan Reynolds’ writer character uses gaming as a means to get away from the rigors of writing…and I do the same. One thing that has always fascinated me about gaming isn’t so much the playing of games, but the creation of games. But I’m a storyteller and not a coder, […]

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The 6 Ways Apple Should Copy Google

IMG_1122-1500It feels like Apple is falling way behind. But I don’t think that’s true. I believe Apple puts enormous brain power and good judgement into envisioning the Next Big Thing. It takes them a long time to get it to market. But once it’s there, they iterate to perfect the original vision. In the year […]

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Podcasts AppWhen the Podcasts app showed up a bit after the release of iOS 6, we were all excited that Apple was taking its unintended creation of a new media form seriously. While the app is fairly simple to use, there are subtleties that we might miss. Let’s take a look at some readers’ questions about […]

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Screen Shot 2013-08-03 at 12.04.43 PMWe’re getting to the stage in the Apple rumor mill when next-gen parts start leaking left and right out of the supply chain overseas. Multiple parts for the iPhone 5S, low-cost iPhone 5C, and upcoming iPads have already surfaced. Now alleged parts for the upcoming iPhone 5C and iPad 5 have been partially assembled and […]

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Panasonic GX7 Now Official: Officially HOT, That Is

GX7_main.jpgI know, I know. This is technically the third post I’ve written about the Panasonic GX7. But it’s also the first post since it has existed as anything except a Schrödinger’s Rumor. The GX7 is Panasonic’s best-looking Micro Four Thirds camera to date, in terms of both styling (it’s retro-hot) and design choices. It’s also […]

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