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Protesters Hope to Protect Your Privacy by Banning Google Glass

Are you worried that with all those pairs of Google Glasses heading to the high streets of every major city you will no longer be able to pick your nose in public without it being posted to Facebook? Scared that your friend will record your every word to blackmail you? Or do you just not […]

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Pheed: Are You Using It?

Pheed, which was launched late last year, topped the App Store’s social networking category last month. It allows you to post text updates, photos, video and audio clips, and you can even create a live broadcast.

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BlackBerry Z10 Smartphone Review

On paper, the BlackBerry Z10 is quite competitive with the iPhone 5 and most higher end Android devices, except that its 4.2-inch screen is noticeably smaller than the much larger Android phones with their 4.7+ inch displays these days.

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Canadian Judge Rules Access to Google Is a Right for the Arrested

So, let’s say that you go out on the weekend to the bar, you knock back more than a few, and you get into a drunken battle. You get arrested for disorderly conduct and you’re taken back to the police station. According to one Canadian judge, the police station should be providing you with a computer and Internet access so you can Google up some legal counsel.

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Social Media Updates from Beyond the Grave

What happens to your Facebook and Twitter accounts after you die? The assumption is that your presence in social media will simply fade away, but thanks to services like LivesOn and DeadSocial, that doesn’t have to be the case. It can be far, far creepier.

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Google Plus Second Most Popular Social Network

The social networking world has changed quite a bit since it first emerged. MySpace has come and went, and returned again. Facebook has grown to be the most powerful offering on the market, and now it seems that Google’s relative newcomer Google+ is now in second place for control over the social market.

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Canonical Asks Community to Create 12 Default Ubuntu Phone Apps

The whole thing with Linux and Ubuntu is that it’s supposed to be free and it’s supposed to be supported by the community. The same kind of approach is now being taken by Canonical in its creation of the Ubuntu Phone OS, as they are turning to the development community to create the 12 default apps for the upcoming smartphone platform.

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Sony Xperia Z Officially Announced

Right on schedule, the Sony Xperia Z was officially announced at the company’s CES press conference. For those that don’t know the Z, you might better know it as the “Yuga”.

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Flickr Gives Everyone 3 Months of Free Pro Service for the Holidays

Flickr may find themselves falling behind in the social photo/video world. Regardless of their position, Flickr is giving all of their current subscribers, including free account holders, 3 months of free Pro service. For those members who have already upgraded to Flickr’s Pro service, the 3 months can be used as an extension to your current subscription.