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MYO – It’s all in the wrist

The future is quickly catching up to us. All of those cool futuristic gadgets and actions that were in the movies over the past ten years or so are mostly a reality now. Nintendo kicked it off with the Wii and Microsoft took it to a whole other level with Xbox Kinect. And very soon […]

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Crysis 3: Laugh now…Cry-sis later?

Written by: James VanGorden When I got Crysis 3 in my hands I have to say I was excited. Not for the story but for the gameplay and graphics. The characters in Crysis 2 didn’t seem fleshed out to the point where you could care about what happened to them. So naturally I thought that […]

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Dead Space 3- My Journey into Madness

Written by:James VanGorden When I initially heard about Dead Space 3 and that it was getting co-op and then battling humans on top of that I have to say I was skeptical. I asked myself is this awesome survival horror game that I loved just turning into some gears of war action fest clone? But […]

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iOS tip of the Day- Can’t answer a call? reply with a message instead

This is a handy feature in Apple’s latest version firmware iOS 6. While in a meeting last week I placed my iPhone on vibrate and during the meeting I got a call. Since I couldn’t answer I just replied with a friendly message of “In a meeting call you later” and the call was sent […]

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Appy Gamer- a gamers app for the gaming world

  Wether you’re a hardcore or casual gamer Appy Gamer has something to offer. This iOS and Android  app displays a feed in a tile like UI (or Home Screen) and a variety of sources can be added and organized. The top portion of the app is static and displays the Top Stories, Photos, News, […]

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Use a PS3 controller for smartphone gaming

  University student Ryan French has created a very unique and marketable product. Using his experience with CAD, programing and 3D modeling Ryan spawned, GameKlip. The device simply clips onto a PS3 controller and an Android smart phone. Instead of using Bluetooth the phone connects to the controller using a USB OTG (On The Go) […]

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Add Bluetooth streaming to a stock car stereo

update: with the release of the iPhone 5 this method works great since there are no accessories on the market to connect to car stereos. Adding Bluetooth to a stock car stereo can be easier than one might think. It can also get a bit expensive depending on which route you want to go. There are plenty […]

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Add widgets to Notification Center without a Jailbreak for iOS

If you have apps that are used frequently and you would like to access them rather quickly. Speed U is a great way to unobtrusively add this functionality to your iOS device. Usually jailbreaking your device is necessary to get a feature like this. SBSettings is a popular tweak for this purpose and while it allows for a wider range of functionality, again […]

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Boom – Global Delight updates for Mountain Lion

Global Delight recently updated their Audio enhancing software to be compatible with Mountain Lion for Mac. If you haven’t checked out Boom yet, you should. It enhances the stock Macbook speakers along with any other speakers you may have connected to your Mac. Boom allows for multiple pre-sets or profiles to be saved for different […]

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Search Google with your handwriting- for mobile devices

Because typing is so…yesterday! Yes Google updated their mobile search engine so it can recognize writing on the screen to do a search. It works pretty well too! All that you need to do is start writing on the screen and your text will be recognized and converted to text in the search bar. This […]

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Set a longer more secure Passcode – on iOS

If you don’t already use a passcode for your iDevice and your concerned about keeping your information private you should enable it from the settings app. There are a number of reasons to set a passcode for your phone but if you want a more secure code, you can enable one easily. This can be […]

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Decrease Macbook Pro boot time

I recently upgraded my SSD (Solid State Drive) from a 60GB to a 120GB. For reference I am using a OCZ Vertex 3 and I have a mid 2010 Macbook Pro Core 2 Duo running Lion with 8GB of RAM so having too little RAM is not an issue. I only use the SSD for […]

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Add more storage to a Macbook Air or Macbook Pro

About a month ago a new start-up came to Kickstarter. This product is aimed to increase to storage capacity of a Macbook Air but will also work on all Macbook Pros models as well Mid 2010 and later that have an SD card slot. Inserting a Micro SD card into the Nifty Minidrive and then […]

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Use the Playstation Six Axis controller with Linux

  Linux could very well be the underdog of all operating systems. The popularity and ever-growing use of this OS is spawning more and more these days. Here is one handy application that can be used on the Linux platform. Developer FalkTX created QtSixA (GUI), which is an interface that uses sixad (C++ backend code) […]

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