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5 new gadgets unveiled at CES this week

Many new technology trends and gadgets were introduced at the 2012 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) this week in Las Vegas.  This is the world’s largest tradeshow and hosts consumer technology exhibitors in more than 30 product categories. Here are the top five devices that caught … Read

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5 Android and iPhone apps to use while traveling

I’m going to piggy-back off Aaron’s tips for traveling with technology and share a few apps to use on iPhone (and other Apple mobile devices) or Android while traveling this busy holiday season. Whether you’re taking a plane, train, or … Read

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Use Google Maps to navigate indoors with Android

Yesterday Google released Google Maps 6.0 for Android. Currently available only for Android owners, this update allows users to navigate indoor floorplans of popular public areas such as airports and shopping malls. Google offers a really nice website that allows you to … Read

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Adobe’s mobile apps coming to Android tablets

Adobe’s suite of mobile apps, mostly designed to augment their flagship suite of creative applications like Photoshop and Illustrator, are coming to the Android tablets, via the Android Market. PC World takes a look at the new Android versions of … Read

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A real look at Siri, and how to get Siri-like functionality on your older iPhone or Android

Did you score a new iPhone 4S this weekend? If you did, and haven’t checked out the Siri virtual assistant yet, put down this blog and pick up your phone right now. Honestly, you won’t get much out of this … Read

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What is that thing? Accessing information from a QR code

If you are like me, you’ve probably seen the familiar image above on advertisements and wondered what the heck it was. These things are everywhere at the conference I’m attending this week, ISTE 2011, so I sat down this afternoon … Read

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Kineo is an Android-based tablet geared for the classroom

Another entry in the tablets for education market: The Brainchild Kineo is a 7-inch Android tablet makings its way to a limited number of schools during an initial rollout. The introduction video below is pretty dry–obviously targeted to school decision … Read

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