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The Pros and Cons of Using Skype

The Pros and Cons of Using Skype

People in general like to communicate on a regular basis. It is an inherent need in humans to make sure that they are able to talk to their families and friends. Skype is an Internet based communication tool that is now immensely used not just for personal communication purposes but also for business communication. Should […]

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Internet Connectivity Troubleshooting Tips

Internet Connectivity Troubleshooting Tips

Nothing is more frustrating than to see the message “Address Not Found” appearing in your browser or depending on your browser you may see a little X that appears in the network connection icon. All these signs show that your Internet connection is having some problem. These connectivity issues are annoying and they usually come […]

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How to Stay Safe while Improving your WiFi Connection

How to Stay Safe while Improving your WiFi Connection

If you’re using WiFi at home then you may have some nagging concerns about its security. Some connections can extend up to a mighty 100 meters so such concerns extend beyond the question of trusting your neighbors. Alternatively, maybe you have a very weak signal that stretches to a fraction of that distance. The risk […]

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Apple Without Steve Jobs – A Year Later

Apple Without Steve Jobs – A Year Later

Apple has traversed the first year, without Steve Jobs at the helm. Many things have changed, even as   core operations remain the same for Apple. Tim Cook has taken over at a time when Apple has just created a new consumer class for its highly innovative smart products. The man at the helm now, continues […]

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E-Cigarette Technology Spreading Worldwide

E-Cigarette Technology Spreading Worldwide

The technology for electronic cigarettes has actually been around for a relatively long time. Over the past 10 years, designers of electronic cigarettes have been working to iron out the kinks, improve the design, and refine the technology behind electronic cigarettes in order to offer users a more complete, authentic, and enjoyable experience. New batteries […]

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The Roots of Social Networking – Where It Began

The Roots of Social Networking – Where It Began

Social networking sites like Facebook and MySpace have dominated the Internet as the most visited websites in the last seven or eight years, beating out information centric sites such as Wikipedia and the search engines Google and Yahoo.  As it turns out, people have attempted to connect with each other through computers since the very […]

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Why iTunes are Hot and Happening?

Why iTunes are Hot and Happening?

Can you imagine a life without any media? How monotonous it would be if there were no music, guitars, music players and computers. But thanks to the technology that brings us joy and energy each and every day. Talking of computers, we have been playing music, videos and movies on media players like iTunes (Mac […]

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Top 10 Apps for TV Sports Fans

Top 10 Apps for TV Sports Fans

Sports fans want access to their sports no matter where they are. Whether it’s at home, at a restaurant, at the neighborhood pub, or even while commuting by train to the office. Sometimes the newspaper is okay, but it’s always hours-old and compared to carrying a smartphone feels almost burdensome by today’s standards. Here’s a […]

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Revolutionizing Healthcare Apps for Patients

Revolutionizing Healthcare Apps for Patients

Everyone knows that family doctors prescribe drugs, but it may come as a surprise to many that doctors are now encouraging the use of smartphone apps to their patients. This is a testament to how far the smartphone app market has come in the last few years. More and more developers are now considering the […]

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ACTA is a Bad Way to Develop Internet Policy

ACTA is a Bad Way to Develop Internet Policy

ACTA (“Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement”) is a proposed new international law establishing international enforcement standards against counterfeit goods and pirated intellectual property items. ACTA was negotiated as a “trade agreement” which means that it was negotiated in private without open involvement of all the stakeholders. There has been no formal opportunity for input from people other […]

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Health Insurance Dilemma is More Common than You Think

Health Insurance Dilemma is More Common than You Think

Over the past year I struggled with a Health Insurance problem that I thought was relatively obscure but I have since found out to my surprise that it’s pretty common. Here’s the deal. In a few weeks, I will turn 65 and thus go on Medicare.  Right now my wife and I are covered under […]

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Can Technology Create A Living Lifestyle For You?

Can Technology Create A Living Lifestyle For You?

There’s no doubt that emerging technologies help shape the world and increasingly in the 21st century the progress of technology is leading to significant changes in how we act, think and learn. Heading into 2012, we’ve seen in recent years how technology, used as part of our daily lifestyles, can have as much of an […]

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