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Review: The Polar Loop is Much More Than a Fancy Pedometer
Several months ago, I made a commitment to live a healthier lifestyle. Along with eating right and cutting down on my caffeine intake, I also decided to be more active. I knew that an activity band would be a helpful tool to gauge the amount of activity I was getting.... Read more
Pharrell Williams Performs “Come Get it Bae” with 350 Smartphones
Grammy recording artist Pharrell Williams took to the stage at Webster Hall in New York City for the launch of Sprint Sound Sessions. He performed his song, “Come Get it Bae” from his album, “Girl.” Instead of being accompanied by his usual on-stage band, the music was provided by 350... Read more
Check Your Accounts For Vulnerability to the Heartbleed Bug
You’ve probably heard the news about the Heartbleed Bug that has affected over two-thirds of the websites on the internet that use SSL encryption. This is perhaps the most serious security breech that has ever affected the internet. One security expert even recommended staying off the internet until this... Read more
Review: Nokia Lumia 1520 is a Powerful Device with an Outstanding Camera
Let’s get this out of the way right now – the Nokia Lumia 1520 is big. And by big, I mean ginormous. Unless you regularly wear cargo pants, carrying this phone around is going to be a slight challenge. However, if you don’t mind having a couple inches of... Read more
Review: AIO Wireless Service
There is a new player in the cellular game. AIO Wireless offers a prepaid alternative to the major carriers for those who want the flexibility of being contract free. I must admit that my previous experiences with prepaid wireless services were less than stellar (dropped calls, unreliable internet connectivity,... Read more
Google Chromecast Delivers Content to Your TV Simply and Affordably
I never imagined a device as tiny at the Google Chromecast could have a such a huge impact on my home entertainment system. The Google Chromecast is a streaming dongle that you plug into any HDMI port of your television. The $35 device allows you to stream music and... Read more
Cool Tech Innovations at CES
The Consumer Electronics Show (CES) is the biggest technology trade show in the world. Each year companies from around the world show their wares to the thousands of geeks, techies, and early-adopters who make the pilgrimage to Las Vegas to check out the latest technology. This year, I was among... Read more
From Holiday Music to Hip-Hop, the Hercules WAE Bluetooth Speaker Delivers Big Sound
As my wife placed the star upon the top of the tree, I couldn’t think of a better time to play seasonal music on my early Christmas present – the Hercules WAE (Wireless Audio Experience) Bluetooth Speaker. I took the device out of the box and connected it to... Read more
The Samsung Galaxy S4 Active is a Rugged Smart Phone
Each year, some new device has been dubbed the “iPhone killer.”  None have come closer to slaying the mighty giant than the flagship Galaxy S4. Samsung Corporation’s Galaxy brand of smartphones has been the industry standard for several years now. In fact, Samsung holds 32% of the global smartphone... Read more
Create Your Personal Soundtrack with Muve Music