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Olympus announces it's RX competitor; can this best Sony's workhorse point and shoot?
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Olympus announces the Stylus 1; is this a legitimate Sony RX contender?

Posted October 29, 2013 @ 12:03 pm CST by Alberto Lima

“Bridge cameras” have definitely come a long way. High-end point and shoot cameras and “super zoom” cameras no longer come with anemic CCD senors with slow-as-molasses image processors. The new bridge camera can definitely bridge that technological gap between your entry-level P&S or smartphone and an interchangeable lens system; this year has been good to […]

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Nearly 3 million Adobe customer’s data compromised

Posted October 4, 2013 @ 11:59 am CST by Alberto Lima

If you’ve been having unknown problems trying to use any of Adobe’s products it appears we now know why; on Thursday, Adobe confirmed to PCMag.com that they have suffered a massive security breach. In total, 2.9 million customers may be affected. In a security alert Adobe’s chief security officer, Brad Aiken, released the following: According […]

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Noisestash: Zendure, a tough battery that will keep your mobile devices juiced!

Posted September 27, 2013 @ 2:30 pm CST by Ben Avecilla

One of the biggest problems plaguing the first world is dead cellphone batteries. Nothing is worse than being out for a night on the town and seeing that low battery warning. Now you’ve gotta hunt down an outlet, and that’s assuming you even have your charger with you. Otherwise you’re stuck with a useless phone […]

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Apple still lost with Maps (Image by valleygirl_tka via Flickr)
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One year later, Apple still headed wrong way with Maps

Posted September 26, 2013 @ 9:51 am CST by Alberto Lima

After a weekend of record breaking sales on their latest iPhone offering (again), Apple got an unfortunate report published by FastCompany. A year after Apple nixed Google’s Maps for their own in-house map application, Apple still seems to be giving some really bad directions to their customers. The latest report of erroneous directions comes from Alaska’s Fairbanks […]

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Mario Paint Gets Lucky

Posted September 3, 2013 @ 1:49 pm CST by Alberto Lima

Back in the day I was all the Genesis. The middle school aged Alberto totally loved the “attitude” heavy marketing from SEGA; it spoke to me but Mario Paint was something that I absolutely had to have. Many years later the internet has come through and showed me what I missed out in my younger […]

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Classics hold up to the test of time, Shadow of the Colossus reviewed

Posted July 23, 2013 @ 2:12 pm CST by Kevin Jones

In order to restore the life of a sacrificed young woman, you, Wander, steal a sword and venture into the Forbidden Land to find an entity rumored to be able to do it. Once there, you are tasked with defeating 16 colossi to make the restoration of her soul possible. All you have at your […]

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BYOD: Bring your own downfall

Posted July 18, 2013 @ 7:35 pm CST by Chris Ness

Aside from the mildly inflammatory title, the BYOD scene presents a number of worries to admins and security folks at firms that allow employees to bring their own e-tools to work. Think for a second what you’re allowing: a device that isn’t under your total control, and is probably used just as poorly as the […]

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Tumblr’s password loop hole

Posted July 17, 2013 @ 2:23 pm CST by Alberto Lima

If you’ve downloaded the Tumblr app for your iPhone or iPad, you might want to go and change that password. It’s okay, we’ll wait for you to come back. Back? Okay. Earlier today computer security consult and blogger, Graham Cluley, reported on a serious security oversight on the part of Tumblr. Cluley found that the […]

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Belo Horizonte June 22 2013 125,000 demonstrators present day from the Viaduct Pond to UEMG in Antonio Carlos 1802 local time
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Kev’s second interview from Brazil, Gustavo on June 23, 2013, the Protests explained #ChangeBrazil

Posted July 12, 2013 @ 8:36 am CST by Kevin Jones

After a slight delay, here is my second interview about Brazil, this one with Gustavo of Belo Horizonte, Brazil dated June 23, 2013. Still relevant because the protests will continue until major changes happen. We cover the beginnings of the protests, what happened in Belo Horizonte on June 22nd, the different types of police, who […]

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NOKIA Lumia 1020 First Impressions

Posted July 11, 2013 @ 11:57 am CST by Alberto Lima

Make no mistake about it, the Nokia Lumia 1020 is official an is every bit of the camera it is advertised to be. Nokia is definitely betting the farm on the belief that consumers are looking to replace their cameras with their phones and with the Lumia 1020, you’d definitely have something that can make […]

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