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Computer Eyeglasses a Reality

Posted by on Jul 1, 2012 | 0 comments

Computer Eyeglasses a Reality

Right out of Star Trek The Next Generation–The Game. Imagine this. Going away for a spell and coming back to find everyone addicted to video games. With the contraption’s popularity, the compulsion to play comes before relationships, causes fighting, and PEOPLE IGNORE EACH OTHER. Wow. How far fetched is THAT? This episode came out 20 years ago. Now that bit of science fiction...

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Facebook Changed Your Email

Posted by on Jun 25, 2012 | 0 comments

Facebook Changed Your Email

Go ahead. Check it. Check your email listing on your Facebook page. See? Without asking for permission, Facebook has changed users’ listed email address to one ending in “@facebook.com.” The changed was discovered Saturday, and has resulted in either users having their @facebook.com address being listed or simply having all of their other addresses be hidden. It happened to me...

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The Right Digital Camera for YOU

Posted by on Jun 25, 2012 | 0 comments

The Right Digital Camera for YOU

Confusion sets in…eyes glaze over, blank stare, mind empties. Must. Touch Them. Shiny. Pretty cameras. Take pictures, they do… Wake up, PunkMetalMamma! Get a clue! What do you REALLY want in a camera? Wendy Sheehan Donnell of PC Magazine just might have the answer for ALL of us. Do you want a small camera that requires minimal effort, but takes great pictures? A pocket point and...

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Firefox Junior for your iPad

Posted by on Jun 21, 2012 | 0 comments

Firefox Junior for your iPad

Mozilla, at a recent presentation unveiled what it believes is the browser of the future, Firefox Junior, which it built for the iPad. Firefox Junior is a full screen browser with no toolbar, search bar or omnibox. Instead, the app navigates with two transparent buttons on either side of the screen, located near one’s thumbs that let you go back or open a new page. The right button, which...

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Big Bucks for Old Computer

Posted by on Jun 16, 2012 | 0 comments

Big Bucks for Old Computer

Hoarding could pay off big. Keep that in mind as you are tripping over piles of your parent’s treasures, or perhaps even your own. A hoarder finds value in just about EVERYTHING and cannot stand to see ANYTHING go in the trash. Maybe you or your hoarder have one of these lying around, buried under that sack of empty toilet paper rolls covered with rubber bands. What is it? A rare,...

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Retina MacBook Versus Regular MacBook

Posted by on Jun 14, 2012 | 0 comments

Retina MacBook Versus Regular MacBook

Can the average human tell the difference between the Retina MacBook and the regular MacBook? The new MacBook Pro is here, and by far the most compelling feature is its pixel-rich retina display. The new MacBook packs more than 5 million pixels into a 15-inch, 2,880 x 1,800 screen. The folks at Mashable.com compared the two.  It was hard to convey the difference between the two displays via...

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