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A Week With Google Glass

A Week With Google Glass

Last week, I was lucky enough to stumble into a pair of Google Glass(es?) These things are so new I am not entirely sure how you refer to having them in your possession. Google Glass, of course, is Google’s $1500 wearable computer shaped like a pair of eyeglasses (minus the lenses). There’s a battery and […] Read More

Chromecast: Stream Anything to Your TV for $35

Chromecast: Stream Anything to Your TV for $35

It’s no secret that the way we watch video has changed enormously in just the last few years. Great television shows like AMC’s Breaking Bad and Netflix’s Arrested Development are often binge-watched, with viewers gorging on multiple episodes consecutively on their laptops via streaming services like Netflix. And you can easily spend hours on YouTube […] Read More

Three Unusual Ways to Recycle an Old Tablet

Three Unusual Ways to Recycle an Old Tablet

If you’re anything like me, you’re starting to amass quite the tablet collection. Sure, yes, I write about them for a living, so I probably own more than my fair share. But now that these devices have been around a few years and prices continue to plummet, I’m guessing you’ve got an older model or […] Read More

Geek Vs Geek: Are Cameras Obsolete Thanks to Smartphones?

Geek Vs Geek: Are Cameras Obsolete Thanks to Smartphones?

Smartphones have fundamentally transformed everyday life in so many ways. Take photography, for example: These days, smartphones have replaced cameras for many people, and camera manufacturers like Nikon are scrambling for relevance. Can you safely sell your old camera? Or is there still a place for cameras in a smartphone world? Dave voices an emphatic […] Read More

4 Browser Add-ons That Can Save You Money

4 Browser Add-ons That Can Save You Money

Savvy shoppers know that if you want the absolute best deal on just about anything, you need to shop online. Extra-savvy shoppers know that if you want to make those online deals even better, you need to trick out your Web browser with money-saving tools. Hey: Have a question about tech? You can talk directly […] Read More

Microsoft Does Right, Corrects Xbox One DRM Requirements

Microsoft Does Right, Corrects Xbox One DRM Requirements

When Microsoft recently announced its newest gaming console, the Xbox One, the company originally said that there were going to be limitations for trade-ins and sharing games, as well as a requirement to “check in” online once every 24 hours in order to verify that your games are legitimate. Why? Digital rights management, or DRM […] Read More

Geek Vs Geek: Is 3D Printing the Next Big Thing?

Geek Vs Geek: Is 3D Printing the Next Big Thing?

With 3D printers plummeting in price — many are just a few thousand dollars and you can actually find one or two models for about a grand — 3D printing seems like it’s about to go mainstream. And pundits are tripping over themselves to declare the ability to “print” real-world objects in your home the […] Read More

Make Your Own Animated GIF

Make Your Own Animated GIF

Animated GIFs are crazy popular right now – you can’t spend more than a few minutes online without running into one of those short, retro animations. But search the web for how to make one yourself, and you’re likely to get instructions for how to combine a slew of images in Photoshop or some other […] Read More

Apple’s Next Move

Apple’s Next Move

There has been a lot of buzz around Apple recently. The company’s stock tanked; there are loads of rumors about iOS 7, new iPads, and new iPhones; and this week, we got a real glimpse into the company’s future. Apple CEO Tim Cook discussed a few of the aforementioned topics during the recent AllThingsD’s D11 […] Read More

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