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Don’t buy a no-name tablet. The Amazon Fire HD 6 tablet is a gem and it’s only $99. I have an older version, the Kindle Fire HD 7.  And I love it. Amazon’s Fire line of tablets are REAL tablets running…

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My DirecTV problem is as follows: A while back I upgraded to DirecTV’s new Genie DVR. Since then my remote control works sometimes and sometimes it doesn’t. The behavior manifests itself in different ways at different times of the day…

Is installing a third-party keyboard on your iOS 8 iPhone a good idea?

I say no. Here is an excerpt of an article from wired.com: “…Apple’s latest mobile operating system is finally here, and with it something entirely new for iPhone users: the ability to choose your own touchscreen keyboard. There are already…

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Amazon has come a long way with its e-readers and Kindle tablets. Now there is a new generation.

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A quality entry-level AV receiver from Harman Kardon. If you have given up on the sound of those tinny speakers inside your big screen HDTV, an entry-level AV receiver can easily solve your problem providing you with big sound for…

Earth to Yelp. Are you nuts?

Sometimes Yelp can really be stupid. About six months ago I posted to Yelp that a particular establishment in Las Vegas had closed — ceased operations. My intention was to alert others — it’s out of business — so don’t go. I…

You just ordered a new iPhone 6, but what about insuring it?

Your new iPhone 6 is on order. Great! But if you’re thinking about insuring it, which insurance plan is best…AppleCare, your carrier’s plan, Best Buy or SquareTrade? Preorders for iPhone 6 and 6 Plus have already started and Apple has smashed…

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Change your Gmail passwords NOW! Hackers post millions of stolen Gmail passwords on Russian site Screen shot of a posting on a Russian web site that exposed the usernames and passwords of Gmail accounts. BTSEC.COM Millions of Gmail usernames and…

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Yes, Apple’s iPhone 6 announcement yesterday was very cool. Or maybe you have other reasons for selling your phone. But how? There are several websites which claim to buy cell phones. How do you choose which one is best? Some advertise suspiciously…

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Only released a couple of months ago the Amazon Fire Phone is now 99 cents. Say what? I was surprised to see Amazon try to take on Apple and the upper-end Android smartphones with its new Fire Phone. From what I…

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My Amateur radio posts are moving to my new blog, K6QQQ.com. My amateur radio posts here have never really meshed with the original intent of this blog. Therefore I have created a new call sign-themed domain, K6QQQ.com, that will be…

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And for just being an Amazon customer you get 5GB of cloud drive storage for free!   In addition to the free storage offering, you can buy more storage at very attractive prices: To check out all of the features…

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How much to spend on in-ear headphones? My answer has always been “not much.” Spending a lot of money on in-ear headphones makes no sense to me because smartphones or iPods are not good music sources in the first place….

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This is the world’s smallest wireless travel router, the TP-LInk TL-WR702N. And under $20. Makes a lot of sense when you’re on the go: Designed for use with laptops, tablets, smart phones, handheld game consoles and other portable electronic wireless…

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The Aerb 6-port USD desktop charger is on sale at Amazon now. Charge literally any device you have — simultaneously: Compact at 3.85 x 3 x 1.1 inches and lightweight — only 8 oz Heavy-duty plastic outer shell 90-240V input…

SanDisk Cruzer Fit 32GB USB 2.0 Low-Profile Flash Drive http://amzn.to/1mEu3pW

The SanDisk low-profile flash drive is a dream to carry. Or when clearance is tight, it doesn’t stick out too much: only 0.8″ long, 0.6″ wide and 0.3″ high. Meet the SanDisk Cruzer Fit line of USB flash drives: Low-profile drive…

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The TrendNet N600 wireless router is inexpensive and very capable. I was having odd wireless problems with my existing router, a TP-Link N600. The wireless connection wouldn’t shut down or reset, but mysteriously its performance would plummet randomly. And this…

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