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Common Issues with Lithium-Ion Batteries

Over the past several years, lithium-ion batteries have been the preferred technology, not just for laptop batteries, but also for a number of electronic devices such as cell phones and MP3 players. Some of the main reasons for their popularity … Continue reading

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Advantages & Disadvantages of the Mobile Internet

Over the last few years, many cell phones have become available that allow users to access the internet while on the move. This mobile internet is enabled via technology, such as WiFi (Wireless Local Area Network) and WAP (Wireless Access … Continue reading

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How to Get the Most Out of Your Batteries

Minimize the chance of battery leakage by not mixing battery types in the same device. Using alkaline and carbon batteries in the same device will degrade the performance of both batteries. Dispose of them when necessary. Alkaline batteries are not … Continue reading

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How to Send Text Messages from Your Computer

Whether you’re smartphone obsessed or still yearn for the offline, cord-filled days of rotary phones, it’s hard to defend tiny touch screens as efficient typing devices – while the average keyboard user cranks out somewhere in the ballpark of 40 … Continue reading

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Gyroscope and Accelerometers Used in Smartphones

New generations of smartphones include intuitive features that may require the use of a built-in gyroscope or an accelerometer. A gyroscope allows you to change the orientation of the device by rotating its display. An accelerometer, on the other hand, … Continue reading

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Minecraft for the Nintendo 3DS is available today

Nintendo today announced a surprise launch of Minecraft for the 3DS handheld during one of its Nintendo Direct live streams. The game is available starting today on the Nintendo 3DS eShop, as soon as the company’s stream ends at around … Continue reading

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How to Make Use of Your Old Tablet

Just because your old tablet is getting slow, or doesn’t have the high resolution screen that the new models offer, that doesn’t mean you need to toss it in the trash bin. There are plenty of things your tablet can … Continue reading

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The iPhone 8 and 8 Plus start at $699 and $799, and are available on September 22nd

Apple has unveiled the iPhone 8 and 8 Plus at its annual September event today, and thankfully, the less expensive iPhones of the three announced today won’t totally break the bank. The iPhone 8 will start at $699, while the … Continue reading

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Discover some of the hidden features on your iPhone!

Have you ever been curious and tried to check features in the settings section? Or looked for secret codes and buttons? Here are some tricks that can change the way you use your iPhone. Easily Change your PIN **04*Old PIN … Continue reading

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Toshiba Laptop Battery Problems

Toshiba has come a long way when it comes to the battery life in their laptops, but that does not make them immune to the occasional hiccup. Poor charging practices can cause issues with battery life, and power-sucking settings can … Continue reading

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