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Best Smartphone Apps on The Market

Posted by: Josh Sevick On: 07/09/2015
People using the best smartphone apps on their phones.

Narrowing down to the best smartphone apps can be a challenge with all of the amazing technology on the market. Whether you’re a part-time gamer, a smartphone photographer, or a small business owner, there are numerous apps currently on the market that are perfect for you. Part-time Gamers: Clash of Clans. It’s no wonder why…

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Choosing Between a Laptop or Tablet

Posted by: Josh Sevick On: 06/22/2015
Choosing between a laptop or tablet

Choosing between a laptop and a tablet can be a tough decision in today’s high-tech market. Over the past few years, tablets have advanced tremendously to the point of being a true contender against many laptop computers. But what sets the two devices apart? We’ve put together a list of a few issues to consider before purchasing…

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Deciding Between a New Mac or PC

Posted by: Josh Sevick On: 06/13/2015
Deciding Between a New Mac or PC

Choosing between a Mac and a PC can be a tough choice when you’re in the market for a new computer. Before you even consider brands, you will want to know if you plan to purchase a desktop or laptop. Laptops are obviously more convenient for portability while desktops are often more powerful and flexible with…

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The History of Cell Phones

Posted by: Josh Sevick On: 05/26/2015
Handheld device from the history of cell phones

Over the past 30 years, technology has exceeded the expectations of many. It’s hard for younger generations to imagine a time when cell phones didn’t exist. Most households had a landline, some had a fax machine, and even fewer people used the internet on a daily basis. Communication has drastically adapted over time. Let’s take…

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Top 5 Smartphones on the Market

Posted by: Josh Sevick On: 05/12/2015
Person using one of the top 5 smartphones

It’s incredible to think how far phone technology has come over the past 15 years. Futuristic technology that previously seemed impossible is now reasonably affordable and accessible for the average consumer. Research shows that roughly 64% of people in the U.S. have a smartphone. As that number continues to rise, we often hear the question, “what…

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What is Augmented Reality Technology?

Posted by: Josh Sevick On: 04/27/2015
Augmented reality technology on device.

Isn’t technology fascinating? What was once science fiction is now readily available in the form of handheld devices and apps. When technology advances, developers continue to find ways to push the envelope and create new and exciting ways to use your smartphone. A notable advance we’ve seen, in recent history, is with augmented reality technology….

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Apple’s New MacBook Features and Specs

Posted by: Josh Sevick On: 04/09/2015
New Macbook on desk.

At their annual keynote event this March, Apple announced their highlights for 2015, which include a release date for the Apple Watch, a price reduction for the Apple TV, and a brand new MacBook. Every year, the company prides itself on innovation and reinventing their products by making them more efficient and consumer friendly. But…

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Avoid the Need to Remove Bloatware

Posted by: Josh Sevick On: 03/28/2015
Woman's hands on laptop working to remove bloatware.

Removing bloatware will help speed up your laptop computer. How? Simply put, it minimizes the number of programs running on top of one another as well as cutting down on the number of apps and systems you really don’t need. It’s like filtering out junk email from your inbox. Every day you might be inundated…

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The Apple Watch: The Wait is Over?

Posted by: Josh Sevick On: 03/10/2015
Animated Apple watch surrounded by animate icons.

The anticipated Apple Watch will soon be upon us, at least according to the announcement that was made on September 9th of 2014. Apple has claimed that “early 2015” will mark the big debut of the smartwatch, as well as two other iterations (Apple Watch Sport and Apple Watch Edition). The information available so far…

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The New Nintendo 3DS XL Arrives This Month!

Posted by: Josh Sevick On: 02/28/2015
Man playing on the new nintendo 3ds xl

It’s here just in time for Valentine’s Day – the new Nintendo 3DS XL! What better way to celebrate than with a new mobile gaming console for your sweetheart, special friend, or yourself? Forget that box of chocolates or bouquet of roses, and pick up the new Nintendo 3DS XL on the February 13th launch….

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How to Use a Laptop: Avoiding 5 Common User Errors

Posted by: Josh Sevick On: 02/10/2015
Smiling man learning how to use a laptop.

The general principles behind how to use a laptop are not being taught to the younger generation. To a large degree this is based on young people’s constant exposure to electronic devices starting at an early age. However, certain basic guidelines for using a laptop are being dismissed or overshadowed by other principles. And for older…

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The Real Life Applications of Gaming Technology

Posted by: Josh Sevick On: 01/07/2015
Oculus Rift, originally a gaming technology at use in a hospital,

You’ve probably heard of FitBit and the technology that goes along with it to monitor your fitness and health throughout the day, but have you heard of the use of gaming technology in the health industry and beyond?   Gaming technology has been used for over 35 years in the military. For instance, the army…

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