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Protection, protection, protection. Security, security, security. It sure does seem like we talk about both subjects a lot here at dotTech, and for good reason too. You can never be too safe, especially when it comes to your personal data and information. There are two types of apps that will [...]Read More »
One tool that would be incredibly useful is if you could calculate time just by entering a date. For example, what if you could enter the date of your next birthday, and find out exactly how long it will be until that date arrives? Of course, there are so many [...]Read More »
One of the most interesting books I read last year was “The New Rules of Green Marketing” by Jacquelyn Ottman. As a kid who grew up watching “Captain Planet” and had one parent working in the environmental/wildlife sector, I’ve always been a bit “green.” What I really enjoyed about this [...]Read More »
I’m a sucker for any app that has a sleek, minimalist design. Design isn’t everything, but an app that has been thoughtfully designed almost always works better than an app that features a clunky aesthetic. So when I heard about Minbox, a file-sharing app that featured a very minimal [...]Read More »
Back in January, the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) wrapped up its investigation on Google’s alleged anti-competitive practices regarding its search business. Google promised to make the necessary changes and all was well and good. But now, Google is reportedly facing another investigation by the FTC over anti-competitive conduct in [...]Read More »
With the media all gung-ho about covering the worst news, sometimes it can be easy to lose sight of the good things that are accomplished with various kinds of tech. For example, 3D printing technology has been rampantly covered lately thanks to an increase in plans for 3D printed weapons.[...]Read More »
When Microsoft unveiled its next-generation video game console, the Xbox One, they announced that every system would come with the next version of its Kinect sensor. In fact, the Xbox One requires the Kinect to function. Now the company has confirmed that the new Kinect is also coming to Windows [...]Read More »
Apple’s latest ad campaign continues with the newly released “Music Every Day” commercial. After the extremely relatable (and touching) commercial that highlighted how popular the iPhone is for taking pictures, this one is all about it being one of the most popular music players in the world.
It also seems [...]Read More »
This is exactly what HTC needs amidst all the bad news of high profile departures and company instability. Although the company originally denied that this would be happening, it looks like an HTC One with a pure Google experience might be on its way. And very soon too.
Citing unnamed [...]Read More »
Budget tablets are something of a running joke in the tech world, especially when you can pick up the stock Nexus 7 directly from Google for $199. It’s a relatively cheap tablet that also packs a nice punch thanks to subsidized pricing from Google.
Chinese manufacturer Hisense is going to [...]Read More »
This person makes their mouth look like an eye. And it is bloody creepy.Read More »
I’m not sure if this wallpaper is of a photo take of the Sun or a digitally crafted image of the Sun; I do know, however, that this is an awesome wallpaper.Read More »
This person makes use of four adapters in order to read their microSD card on their computer.Read More »
When asked to send a screenshot of an error a user was getting, the person printed the screenshot and mailed it to tech support (snail mail, not email).Read More »
The password policy for this BIOS dictates the password must be at least 6639 characters.Read More »
Security utilities will always be around, and new security platforms will always be introduced. After all, you can never truly be 100% secure. Sometimes even with anti-virus software installed on a computer rogue software can still make it through the cracks. KillEmAll works like the Window Task Manager and it [...]Read More »
One of the worst things about going to an event, especially one in a big city is that you have to find suitable parking. Finding a single place to park can definitely be stressful, and it can be expensive too! Wouldn’t it be great if you could plan your parking [...]Read More »
There’s only one app that I’ve had on my iPhone since Day 1, and have never uninstalled or re-downloaded. That app is the addictive puzzle game Amazing Breaker. My only beef with this game is that it takes forever for new level packs to come out. Finally, Level Pack [...]Read More »
After what can be considered downtime between the two tech giants, Apple is out for Samsung’s blood yet again. Apple has recently filed an amendment adding Samsung’s latest device, Galaxy S4, to the list of infringing devices in a lawsuit that is schedule to take place in 2014. Of course [...]Read More »
An unnamed HTC executive has told The Wall Street Journal that 5 million HTC One units have been sold since its global release roughly one month ago. It isn’t clear if this 5 million is the actual number of devices sold to end users or the number of devices sold [...]Read More »
After blockbuster sales of its Galaxy S III and Galaxy Note II handsets last year, Samsung is back with a bang. A bang worth 10 million units.
According to an official press release, Samsung has sold 10 million Galaxy S4 units in less than 30 days (the phone debuted globally [...]Read More »
Now this is interesting. For Microsoft’s newest Windows 8 commercial, the company decided that they would use one of Apple’s own features against them — Siri.
The ad shows Siri highlighting all the different things that the iPad can’t do, and Microsoft’s Surface tablet can. Multitasking is of course one [...]Read More »
A geek’s dream is to one day marry a special geek, and have geeky kids. Then, that same geek probably wants to live a happy life filled with gadgets, nerdy goodness and more. I know this is true, because I qualify for that generalization. Unfortunately, my misses is not a [...]Read More »
I don’t know about you, but I’m getting awfully tired of hearing about the latest 3D-printed guns. That’s why the news that NASA is funding research into a 3D printer with the goal of printing food is probably the best thing I’ve heard all week.
A mechanical engineer by the [...]Read More »
In March, the FAA made an announcement that they were considering allowing customers to use tablets and e-readers during takeoff and landings, so long as they are in airplane mode. They’re still not willing to allow smartphone use, but who doesn’t see that coming? Regardless of if the FAA is [...]Read More »
Underwater audio devices are nothing new. For example, Finis –the company we’re going to talk about- has been making underwater audio devices or headsets for quite a while. The Finis SwiMP3 has been around for at least five years already. It’s a unique MP3 player that works underwater thanks to [...]Read More »
Two cats watch The Lion King on a laptop, aspire to be as cool as Simba.Read More »
“Google Glass could invade people’s privacy…”Read More »
During the 17th annual Webby Awards, Steve Wilhite received the Lifetime Achievement award. He deserves it too, since he’s the guy that brought us the Graphics Interchange Format. Or the GIF, as everyone calls it today. GIFs have a very special place on the internet — you can’t go through [...]Read More »
[Windows] Backup and restore open windows, programs, files, tabs, and more across multiple computers with Cupcloud
There are many ways to sync content and files cross-platform. Google Drive is a great way to jump from computer to computer and keep all of your files. It’s always good to consider alternatives though, as there are quite a few of them out there. Cupcloud is a different kind [...]Read More »
[Android] RegawMod Rebooter allows you to easily reboot, power off, or go into recovery or bootloader by clicking a button on your Windows computer
For Android power users, the option to quickly reboot a device is pretty significant. Several mobile apps incorporate the function, like Titanium Backup for example. After performing various tasks and changing certain settings it’s necessary to restart the smartphone, just like a desktop computer. When an Android device is connected [...]Read More »