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Microsoft To Unveil Office 15 Today. UPDATE: Named Office 2013, Consumer Preview Available To Download Now

Microsoft To Unveil Office 15 Today. UPDATE: Named Office 2013, Consumer Preview Available To Download Now

| July 16, 2012 | Reply

Steve Ballmer is hosting an event today at Noon PT for an announcement. Chances are it will be the new Office which has been in the works for some time. The Suite is expected to be tablet ready and themed like Win8. We will update this post as news comes along. UPDATE The announcement has […]

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NBC Outs Two Apps To Cover The Olympics

NBC Outs Two Apps To Cover The Olympics

| July 12, 2012 | Reply

If you are big into the summer games coming up, NBC has you covered. With the two apps available in various app stores you can stream every event on your phone or tablet for the first time. The app to get the streaming is NBC Olympics Live Extra will require you to have a subscription […]

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Three Euro ISP’s Report Blocking ThePirateBay Was Useless

Three Euro ISP’s Report Blocking ThePirateBay Was Useless

| July 12, 2012 | Reply

ThePirateBay is a great site. It is a host site for torrent magnets that can get just about anything you would like downloaded. That also includes illegally downloaded music, movies, and TV shows. Because of that the site has been shut down, the founders put in jail, and the site has still managed to get […]

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The First Photo Ever Put On The Internet Is Not What You May Think

The First Photo Ever Put On The Internet Is Not What You May Think

| July 11, 2012 | Reply

I think about what the first photo on the internet would be, I think of some test image that was taken by a nerd and processed and scanned. While part of that may be true, the photo isn’t of some computer or data center. It’s a group of women who were part of a comedy […]

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Xbox’s “Kinect Play Fit” Gets Official; Will Track Calories Across Games

Xbox’s “Kinect Play Fit” Gets Official; Will Track Calories Across Games

| July 10, 2012 | Reply

Microsoft has released Kinect Play Fit today and it is available today. What this does is track your caloric burn throughout games. So if you kick a lot in Mortal Kombat you will be able to track how many calories that burned throughout the game. The updated UI will also feature a leader board to […]

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HTC Second Quarter Earnings Aren’t So Good

HTC Second Quarter Earnings Aren’t So Good

| July 6, 2012 | Reply

Just off the heels of record profits news from Samsung, HTC had to come out and let everyone know they had about a 58% loss in profits. Net income in Q2 for HTC was just $247 million. Last year HTC made about $586 million in the same time frame. HTC chalks the loss up to […]

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We Should Stop Calling Them Smartphones And Start Calling Them Mobile Devices

We Should Stop Calling Them Smartphones And Start Calling Them Mobile Devices

| July 6, 2012 | Reply

O2 Wireless is the UK version of ATT. The company has released some facts about smartphone usage that shows people spend less time talking on their phones than they do using the device for a few other things like browsing the internet and social networking. The study came up with the following information: Smartphone users […]

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Korea Gets A Quad Core LTE Enabled Galaxy S3

Korea Gets A Quad Core LTE Enabled Galaxy S3

| July 5, 2012 | Reply

If you have followed the quad-core Exynos 4 CPU for any time you have known that the chip hasn’t been compatible with LTE chipsets which is why you don’t get that quad-core chip here in the US. When the Galaxy S3 was announced we learned this phone would ship to the US with a dual […]

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CyanogenMod Founder Steve Kondik Talks Openness And Android In This Presentation [video]

CyanogenMod Founder Steve Kondik Talks Openness And Android In This Presentation [video]

| July 5, 2012 | Reply

During Google I/O some members of the CyanogenMod team held a small presentation to discuss all things Android and CM. Mostly Steve Kondik (founder of CM) spoke about how open Android is(isn’t). The team also discusses their plans and motivation for the CM project. The video is just about an hour and is worth the […]

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After 1600 Questions Google Voice Search Works Well And Siri Is Just A Marketing Machine

After 1600 Questions Google Voice Search Works Well And Siri Is Just A Marketing Machine

| June 29, 2012 | Reply

I met some friends last weekend at a small space where they were sharing a bottle of wine. The four of them all had iPhones. When someone brought up Siri they all agreed it was useless and garbage. I figured they were just being a little harsh and that it must work well. Samuel L […]

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