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On The Cheap: Save Big On Marvel Comics Unlimited

It’s hard not to feel like we’re living in the age of the comic book geek. As someone who grew up reading them, it’s awesome to see the books everywhere. There are still some downsides for new fans though. Easily getting your hands on them is one, as are obnoxious “gatekeepers” who sneer at new […]

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Google Hangouts Wants You To Ring Someone Up

Remember how back in March we reported that Google may be getting rid of Google Voice and rolling it into Hangouts? Turns out we were partially right. The search giant will roll out a new version of Hangouts (2.3 for those keeping track at home) in the next few days that will include free calls […]

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Isis Wallet Changes Name To Softcard Because Of Course It Does

In a move that’s only shocking because it didn’t happen sooner, Isis Wallet is officially changing its name to Softcard. Softcard CEO Michael Abbott released this statement: In July, we announced that we would rebrand the Isis Wallet to avoid confusion and association with a violent Islamic militant group in the Middle East whose name, […]

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Devs Get Fired Up As Apple Announces OSX 10.10 Yosemite

Today was Apple’s World Wide Developer Conference, aka WWDC and CEO Tim Cook took to the stage to give a heck of a Keynote. Along the way he introduced the newest version of Mac OS, code-named Yosemite. First, let’s touch on a statistic Apple threw out: the majority of Mac users are using 10.9, Mavericks. […]

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Killswitch Engage!

Hey, remember Killswitch Engage? The metalcore band formed back in 1999 from bands like Aftershock and Overcast? Not as popular as Atreyu? Those guys. Well, this article isn’t about them.   This is about why your cellphone doesn’t have a remotely activated kill switch that you can use to brick your phone when it gets […]

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In tech industry-heavy cities, there’s a running joke that goes like this:  “I have been displaced from my residence because rent has gone up 200 percent and insanely wealthy young tech workers are moving into my place.” “Urr, what are you, stupid!? Just learn to code.” Okay, it’s not much of a joke and it’s […]

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Windows Phone 8.1 Comes Calling

Windows Phone has long been an operating system that sort of interested me, but I can’t see myself in a relationship with it. It’s a flirtatious acquaintance when there are better options out there to have a relationship with.  Microsoft announced the 8.1 update this week,  and I have to admit that the temptation has […]

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Eating My Words On Office For iPad


Despite my dismissal of Office for iPad as “too little, too late“, users appear to be flocking to the new app. The Seattle Times reports twelve million downloads in the mere seven days since launch. Sure, just because someone downloaded an app doesn’t mean said app is being used. It also doesn’t mean even those […]

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Google Voice Allegedly Hanging Up

Don’t look now, but it appears that Google is plotting to get rid of Google Voice. As someone who uses that service as his main number, I started to freak out. Except Google isn’t ditching the concept. Rather, Google will allegedly be consolidating it into the Hangouts app. Google has already merged Google+ Messenger, Google […]

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Sprint Mobile Email Rides Off Into Sunset

Sprint’s Mobile Email service may have been one of the best kept secrets in the world of feature phones. Back in the days before the modern smartphone era, push email was something  reserved mostly for BlackBerry handsets. This is because a BlackBerry data plan included access to a server to push emails to your handset in real […]

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