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SugarSync is Ending Free Cloud Storage. That’s Okay, Bitcasa is Better

SugarSync is Ending Free Cloud Storage. That’s Okay, Bitcasa is Better

Cloud-storage service SugarSync announced today that it’s pulling the plug on freebies. For years now, anyone with an e-mail address could claim a 5GB SugarSync account, no strings attached, and enjoy the benefits of real-time syncing, sharing, and so on. As of February 8, 2014, the company “will transition to a paid-only service model.” Any […] Read More

eHow Tech Podcast #10: DoorBot Inventor Jamie Siminoff & Making Your Own Smart House

eHow Tech Podcast #10: DoorBot Inventor Jamie Siminoff & Making Your Own Smart House

In this sad episode of the eHow Tech Podcast, we bid a kinda-fond farewell to Blockbuster, which closed its doors forever last month. Nikole reminisces, and Dave and Nikole talk about more modern alternatives. This episode is all about “smart homes,” so Dave discusses many of the most interesting connected devices you can purchase today […] Read More

eHow Tech Podcast #9: Save Money with No Contract Smartphones

eHow Tech Podcast #9: Save Money with No Contract Smartphones

If you pay $100 or more each month for your cell phone bill, you’ll want to check out this week’s podcast, which focuses on saving money on your mobile phone bill. First up, Dave and Nikole talk about inexpensive cell phone plans, including refurbished phones and no-contract plans from companies like: Republic Wireless Virgin Mobile […] Read More

The Tech I’m Giving Thanks for in 2013

The Tech I’m Giving Thanks for in 2013

I have a lot to be thankful for this year. Good health (knock on wood), good friends, a happy family, and, far more important than any of those things, cool tech. Well, okay, I’m not that shallow, but I definitely feel thankful for some of the products and services that debuted in 2013. They’ve made […] Read More

The Motorola Moto G Redefines the Budget Smartphone

The Motorola Moto G Redefines the Budget Smartphone

Until very recently, a budget smartphone meant an old, slow, Android-powered handset with a small screen, limited features, and last year’s version of the operating system. But just take a look at the news of the week: Republic Wireless started selling the Motorola Moto X, a state-of-the-art and widely praised smartphone, for just $299–no contract […] Read More

eHow Tech Podcast #7: Popular Mechanics Breakthrough Awards, Choosing a Tablet

eHow Tech Podcast #7: Popular Mechanics Breakthrough Awards, Choosing a Tablet

In episode 7 of the eHow Tech Podcast, we go one-on-one with a veritable icon of the geek universe: Popular Mechanics magazine. This week, we chatted with Jerry Beilinson, Deputy Editor of Popular Mechanics. It’s time for the annual Breakthrough Awards, and so we talked to Jerry about the technology that made the cut in […] Read More

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