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There are a variety of apps available for the outdoorsy types on iTunes. EveryTrail app is a free one; connect with Wi-Fi and search for trails, select a location and activity and get a list of trails with details of each trail length, elevation change, duration, history, map and directions to the trail head. Then just save the trip and head on out.
Rogers has gone to drastic measures to ensure all users get the update immediately by stating that they will take “precautionary measures of temporarily disabling internet access for Dream and Magic users on Sunday January 24 at 6:00AM (EST).” The internet will be reactivated within 24 hours of completing the upgrade.
They have replaced the most common swear words with ‘####’. Google wants to avoid any situation where the user pronounces a word and the speech-to-text engine misinterprets it and inadvertently tells your boss to go #### himself.
Medical records and information are very important for many Americans, letting paramedics and other healthcare professionals know about any issues you may have just may very well save your life. Memi Tech has two products for you, a 911 Medical ID wallet card and a 911 Medical ID Medallion.
CableJive has introduced its new duaLink. The duaLink is a nine-inch splitter cable that houses a micro-sized custom USB hub right in the connector. This provides two dock connectors that allows connecting, syncing and charging of both your iPhone and iPod from a single USB port, wall or auto charger at one time.
iSites is an online tool that allows you to take your website’s RSS feed and data, then turn it into an iPhone app for only $25. The only problem is iSites has sent too many designs to Apple and cannot keep up with the volume.
Dan Woolley said Tuesday on The Today Show that he was in Haiti filming a documentary on the efforts to help the poverty-stricken children of the nation. Woolley was at the Hotel Montana in Port-au-Prince when the 7.0 earthquake hit and the hotel collapsed around him.
Turner Classic Movies (TCM) fans will soon be enjoying a new app. Filled with an extensive list of extras for movie obsessed folks, the TCM app will give its users a full-months advanced schedules of movies playing
Flashback to the 1980's. Remember Swatch Watches, this reminds me of my beloved Swatch watch I used to sport with my red three-stripe running shorts.
This isn’t an official Microsoft build and seems to be taken from a pre-release version of Windows 7, so be aware that there is a good chance that the OS will expire if you don’t have a valid product key.
Samson’s Expedition Series has been offering us a variety of portable PA solutions for a variety of applications for a while now. Their newest announcement in their portable line is the new flagship model: the XP510i.
PC Tool's Privacy Guardian installed on your notebook will help keep it safe and your data secure. The latest version (4.1) is now available for free rather then the usual $29.95 with a 3 computer license limit.
The Rogers HTC Dream has gone from Dream to nightmare fairly quickly for its customers. First it was announced that it would not receive a new OS upgrade … after Dream owners retaliated, Rogers announced that Dream customers could upgrade to a Magic.
Apple Inc. filed a new patent-infringement complaint on January 15th against Nokia Oyj. The complaint was posted yesterday without any details on the website of the International Trade Commission.
A few security concerns have come to light regarding banking apps on Google's Android platform. According to F-Secure, a programmer nicknamed “09Droid” has an excess of 50 mobile banking applications for sale through Google's Android Marketplace, the Android operating system app store for smartphones.
Companies and individuals from the music industry can see the opportunities in building their own apps, although building an app isn’t necessarily an easy task. Some Web services provide templates to build your app. NonLinear allows users to fully customize their app. Using AppOmater
Apple has released their new app that gives subscribers of their MobileMe online service the ability to view photo and movie galleries from either...
Google Mobile App now searches your phone’s e-mail and address books and performs a full web search when you type or speak a name into the search bar. The latest version responds to keywords as well as names, tiny icons that match the keyword you‘ve entered to content within your address book, email or from the web search.
Within all the barcode readers, music players and games on the market for Android software, beware, there may be apps that steal your online banking credentials and infect your phone.
Google announced Wednesday that it will start encrypting all its Gmail traffic when using a remote wireless server. This comes within days of Google's announcement that it might pull its offices from China after discovering concerted attempts to break into Gmail accounts of human rights activists.
If you expected the next generation of tablet PCs to be light on your pocket, think again. The DigitalRise X9 could be mistaken for the Apple tablet, but with a built-in NES game emulator and Windows 7 OS we quickly realize it is not.
The first Tata Nano car arrived at the Tata Technologies headquarters in Detroit this week. Don’t list your wheels just yet; this is an Indian model from Tata Technologies just to have on display at the Detroit Science Center over the next year.
There is one unlikely hero among the devastation in Haiti. The cell phone. All conventional lines of communication are lost. It was the cell phones that allowed the people of Haiti to convey their desperate state. And it could be the cell phone that brings them the much needed support to get back on track.
Best Buy stores had started selling a Sony S-Series Blue Label 2.0 notebook before the official launch date of January 17th. The Sony S-Series notebooks are going to be particularly popular among the movie going crowd
The new Acer Aspire One 532h has one noticeable difference from the Aspire One 751h. It’s the multicolored, metallic-like blue and black lid. Acer is once again bringing us a fairly decent piece of equipment for as inexpensive as they could make it.
Google has made the announcement that it is not willing to censor its Chinese search engine - google.cn – any longer, after e-mail accounts of Chinese human rights activists were targets of a coordinated attack that happened in December. This move would result in closing the site and the offices.
Devices connected to the Internet will soon be able to access their files and documents from any compatible device, that being a desktop or mobile phone, to use Google Docs' cloud-based storage.
ION has announced full-size keyboard that connects to your iPhone designed for those travelers who want to use a large keyboard when writing emails, texting or surfing the web. I'm not sure how well it will fly with the younger generation of iPhone users.
Ford has updated its Sync technology and made a new driver interface and dashboard design called myFord Touch where it had its debut at CES 2010.
Casio has revealed its first compact digital camera and integrated ‘Hybrid GPS' with the announcement of the Exilim EX-H10HG; basically a modified Exilim EX-H10 prototype camera.
Nanosys is going to make the colors of LED displays more vivid and colorful using their new coating technique in LED-backlit screens.
Qualcomm's Mirasol display technology has the potential to upend the e-book reader market, and possibly cause some issues for the LCD-based slate PCs.
The HTC Droid Eris has come out with one of the smallest updates ever; it is designed to fix just one bug. ROM version 1.17.605.1 is making its way to you via the phone's over-the-air update mechanism, fixing an intermittent bad signal indicator when bringing it out of standby.
One company thinks it can take charging our gadgets to the next level – by pulling power out of thin air. Airnergy, from RCA is harnessing small amounts of the signals that are being broadcast by wireless internet.
Inbrics has been behind the scenes working their M1, this Android-powered smartphone with Wi-Fi 802.11 an AMOLED touchscreen, which slides aside to reveal a QWERTY keyboard has probably got everything you would need . What's particularly stunning about the phone is that it is only half an inch thick.
Attention Droid owners, Android OS version 2.0.1 has a flaw that makes it possible to bypass the phone’s screen-lock security mechanism. The security feature requires users to input a particular pattern using the onscreen dots before they can access most of the phone’s features.
Etymotic has been making high-end earphones for years, this year at the CES they are showcasing its more affordable line of moving-coil based headphones.