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Phones Can Silence Themselves

We’ve all been there before, sitting at our cubicles or in class and someone’s text tone goes off that everyone can hear.  Times turn even worse when the person isn’t at their desk and their phone is left their stranded to ring as much as it wants while everyone else tries to ignore it, but…

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99 Cent Gameloft Games Make for a Truly Happy New Year

  Happy New Year everyone! I hope you all had a fun and safe new year.  Who knows what surprises this year has in store. What I can tell you is that you can get some incredibly feature packed and fully 3D rendered games by Gameloft RIGHT NOW. Games such as Assassins Creed 2 and…

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Watch Live NBA Games for Free

A couple of years ago, Sprint cut their ties with the NFL in terms of enabling it’s viewers to watch live games.  Thankfully, it seems that Sprint is trying to redeem itself by now offering its customers the ability to watch live games via the ESPN channel on the Sprint TV app, as well as…

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Google Wallet Update

My last post regarding Google Wallet showed you what was all about, as shown in the video when I used it while at a local McDonald’s.  I did make one error in the post when referring to what cards you can use with the app.  You can indeed use any debit or credit card in…

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Quadrant Standard Score

Today I was asked about what type of quadrant scores I am getting with my phone. I’m not one to rely on the scores as a method of telling how fast a phone is because I’ve seen phones with high scores that still show lag, so I don’t put too much weight on them. I’m…

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How Google Wallet Works…and Get Your Free $10 (Seriously, FREE $10!)

Within the past few days Google has released a 2.3.7 update to its Nexus S/ Nexus 4G devices. By utilizing the built in NFC chips housed in the back of the phone, Google has incorporated the Wallet app that now allows its owner to make purchases using their mobile device.  Sounds crazy right? Trust me,…

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You Know You’re Stingy When You Won’t Buy A $0.99 App

You know you’re stingy when you won’t buy a $0.99 app that you’ll use pretty frequently, but you sure will $7.15 cup of Starbucks coffee…everyday.   Click here to view the rest of the comic (it’s pretty funny and it’s only right that I send you to The Oatmeal’s Page to see the rest).

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Angry Birds Update

Ladies and gentleman, Angry Birds is back again and better than ever!  The newest update features a whole new chapter, which brings the total number of chapters to a whopping 195 levels. This recent update now makes the Android version of the incredibly popular game equivalent to that of the iPhone version.   Another great addition…

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