Tag Archive: smartphone

Nov 09 2015

How Smartphones Changed TV

Advertisers have been relying on TV commercials to promote their products and services for years. However, the competition for viewers’ time has grown beyond bathroom and snack runs. Now, a large chunk of viewers use a second screen while watching TV, such as a laptop, tablet, or smartphone. This means viewers dedicate very little time …

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Jun 10 2015

Review: Urban Armor Gear Smartphone Cases

Recently, I updated my smartphone to a Samsung Galaxy Note 4. The process of looking for that perfect phone cover is always important because what you’re looking for is something to protect your phone, be convenient, be compatible and be economical. I’ve done a lot of product reviews on software and hardware, but I’ve never …

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Jun 05 2014

Techie Review: iRulu 7″ Android Tablet [S/NX7301]

I’ve been taking the past week or so to go through a new iRulu 7″ android tablet [phablet]. It’s a dual core android tablet, but more than that it’s actually a large smartphone w/GPS.  This particular tablet is what I would consider a baseline model. It has the ability to do things like watch Netflix, …

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Jul 18 2013

Smart watches are stupid

I keep seeing more and more stories pop up about smart watches, but I really can’t see a device like that being even remotely attractive. It’s interesting to me that companies like Sony are even going after anything having to do with a watch. I haven’t worn a watch in so many years; I can’t …

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Jul 04 2013

Microsoft/Skype don’t want you to go off-line

If you have Skype loaded on your smartphone, you may have noticed an update to the user interface. It’s a little bit more sleeker and has a slightly different look, but one of the things you may have also noticed is that you can’t find the option to log out of Skype. Personally, I’ve noticed …

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Jul 03 2013

Windows 7 Recovery Sucks

A few weeks ago, I was reminded of how fragile Windows operating system really is. My machine crashed, and I wasn’t able to log into the operating system. Because of one operating system file, my computer became a huge hunk of nothing more than a paperweight. Windows operating system is the most dominant operating system …

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May 24 2013

Don’t let Google make you stupid

More and more I find myself in situations where I’m completely dependent upon my smart phone. I hate to say that having a smartphone is making me stupid, but the simple fact is, if I have my smart phone, I know that I don’t have to remember pieces of information and therefore I consider the …

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May 01 2013

Voice recognition: Why I moved from Swype to SwiftKey

Using voice-recognition is important because it increases someone’s productivity simply by using the technology. When people talk about taking notes and writing an information for later, I immediately think about using voice-recognition. In my opinion, I think it voice-recognition is much faster than trying to write information out and in 99% of the cases, more …

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Apr 04 2013

Facebook Home wants to take over your Android Smartphone

So the scoop for today was that Facebook is announcing a new smart phone application for android called Facebook Home. The android application is not available for download yet, but should be available in roughly one week. There’s been a lot of speculation about Facebook wanting to come out with their own smart phone, but …

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Apr 03 2013

Gmail updates their compose window to benefit mobile users

Composing new emails with Gmail are going to different next time you use it. It’s rare that changes are made that people actually like, Change with anything is rarely acceptable to most people, but change must come and Google [which is in a constant state of beta] has added some new features to the compose …

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