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October 14, 2013

Camera App Options Galore!

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Camera-app You’ve heard the complaint before: Real cameras don’t have ringtones. That’s true, but it’s becoming less and less true every day. The high resolution cameras available on today’s tablets and smartphones can run circles around the professional digital cameras of a few years ago.

October 11, 2013

Disastrous Second Acts

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The history of the personal computer is dotted with amazing software success stories. The scruffy programmers who slave over their code are rewarded with fame and financial success. But can they do it again? Often times, their second effort smells less like number one and more like number two.

October 9, 2013

Goofy Text Effects

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It’s not hidden, yet you may have never used the feature. I’m talking about the Text Effects and Typography command in Word. It can really do some crazy things to your document’s text.

October 7, 2013

Windows 8, How Are You Doing?

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windows-live-favorites I must enjoy raging upon how truly awful Windows 8 is. As proof, I looked up how Windows 8 is doing. The results actually surprised me.

October 4, 2013

Bill Gates Says…

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Take this quiz to see whether you can properly guess if the statement was something Bill Gates actually said or something people claim that he said.

October 2, 2013

Android Tablets Outsell iPad

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It’s the first time and maybe not the last time. Last quarter the total number of Android tablets (all makes and kinds and sorts and varieties) outsold Apple’s market-dominating iPad. This is reason to cheer, of course, because Android is now on a competitive par with iOS. Yet it could also be because Apple’s crazed fan base knows a new iPad is coming, so they stopped buying. Either way, it’s good news for Android tablet freaks.


Just This Once?

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Occasionally your Android device asks an important question. You touch a link or open a file and the phone or tablet wants to know, “Which app should you choose?” Two ominous buttons appear: Always and Just Once. What does that mean, and what if you screw up your choice?

October 1, 2013

Yes, Some Video Games are Rigged

Filed under: News — admin @ 9:40 am

No surprise here. When you play NBA Jam with the Bulls, the all-time-champs will fail to make a 3-point shot during the last seconds of the game. On purpose. The programmer coded it that way.


September 30, 2013

Cropping an Image

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It’s one of the most simple photo-editing operations, probably something you may have done with a photograph in the real world. Cropping involves removing a portion of an image, such as using scissors to snip out an unwanted relative or regrettable prom date.

September 28, 2013

Comments on News Sites

Filed under: News — admin @ 2:09 pm

The article (link below) pretty much sums up my thoughts on the topic.


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