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Mac Users Finally Get A New Outlook

Microsoft recently released a new version of Outlook for Mac OS X users, for those with Office 365 subscriptions. Office for Mac was last updated in 2011, marking the first time Mac users had a version of the Outlook mail, calendar scheduling, and contact management application. (The previous equivalent to Outlook for Windows was called […]

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Safety Tech: Self-Security In The 21st Century

Recently, a video was released of a woman, Shoshana Roberts, walking through the streets of New York, being harassed as she goes. Putting aside issues (and there are issues) of the races that were edited out, it’s important to note that her experience was quite sadly typical for a New Yorker. The culture of the New […]

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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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