Archive for category: Technology

5 Ways to Help Save Your Laptop Battery [Infographic]

Technology

There are many ways to prolong the amount of life in laptop batteries. However, there also is a lot of conflicting information on this topic. Some will advise you to allow the battery to completely lose its charge before plugging it in, while others will argue that practice is harmful to the battery’s life. The […]

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Best Celebrity Twitter Accounts

Celebrities, Technology

Twitter continues to grow in popularity, with even mainstream news networks (and FOX News), making it a part of their programming.  While the average person may continue to embrace Twitter, and several have even attained celebrity through it, everybody has their favorite celebrities to follow through Twitter – and these are people that were famous […]

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Simple Inventions That Are Pure Genius

featured, Technology

Some of the items you are about to see fall into the “why didn’t I think of that?” realm, while others fall into the “who in the world would think of that, and where can I get one?” realm.  I’ve left out most of  the almost-good ideas, and present you now with 25 simple inventions […]

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Controversial Video Games

Artwork, Technology, Video Games

The debate about whether or not video games are art is in many ways the crux of the debate about controversial games.  A video game depicting Nazis is decried, while a film about the same topic receives Oscar buzz.  Every year games come out (or don’t as the case may be) that raise the ire […]

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The Amazon Tax Law: This is Going to Suck – Infographic

Technology

Without action on the federal level, states have taken it into their own hands to pass laws that mandate sales tax be paid on purchases from all state residents – regardless of whether they made the purchase online or in their home state. This type of law that states are enacting has been dubbed the […]

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E-Reader Showdown: Amazon Kindle 3 vs Apple iPad

Books, Humor, Technology

Ever since both the iPad and the new Kindle 3 were announced, critics have been comparing the two of them.  Now far be it from me to disagree with their assessments, but I figured it would be a real shame to not put in my own two-cents worth on the two devices.  So, let’s take […]

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How Educational Tools Have Evolved Over The Years – Infographic

Technology

When was the last time you put your hands on a tape recorder? How about a slide projector or an overhead projector? Unless you’re stuck in some type of time warp, it’s probably been a while. In this age of technology, which allows us to do just about everything on our smartphones or online — […]

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Who Won E3 2011? Microsoft vs. Sony vs. Nintendo

Technology, Video Games

E3 2011, June 6-9, presented by the Entertainment Software Association (ESA) for the video gaming industry. In a slight departure from our normal kinds of posts, I unveil the winner of E3 2011. Each year the “Big 3″ companies, Microsoft, Sony, and Nintendo, hold a press conference, and each year one is crowned as winning E3. […]

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Best Fictional Weapons

Cartoons, Comics, Film, Technology, Video Games

First of all, a quick disclaimer: I am not glamorizing nor glorifying weapons, violence, or related topics. Ok, now that that’s out of the way…we’ve all watched some action movie, TV show, or played a video game and thought that the hero (or villain) had a badass weapon. But what are the best of these […]

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8 Other Uses for an Apple iPad

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Regardless of your opinion of Apple products, there’s no denying their popularity, and if 2010 belonged to any one of Apple’s products, it was easily the iPad (sorry iPhone 4).  While there are plenty of uses for the iPad in the manner it was intended (e-reader, movie screen, internet browser), here are 8 ways it […]

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