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Favorite/important smart phone features for you?

With the upcoming Motorola new smart phone (Moto X) release, it might be interesting to ask our Sciddy community what phone apps/features are your most used/most valuable? I just upgraded my phone to a new Android powered phone, the Galaxy S3. While I have had some exposure to Android, it was a highly customized, feature [&hellip

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Google Glasses Reactions

The publicity around the developer release of Google Glass is conjuring up questions about how much connectivity is “too much”.  This hits the Boomer crowd in a number of places.   There are the more-geeky, tech savvy who were in their 30s when the Internet began making us constantly “connected” and “always on”.   With [&hellip

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Ebooks, Kindles,Nooks, Print books

In Christmas 2011, I got my first Kindle (I took the plunge when the Fire came out, since I also like being able to watch video, check email and social media, and other basic browsing tasks, on one device I can carry around). I’ve bought about a dozen Kindle books, and downloaded many , many [&hellip

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CyberMonday Deals?

My son took the opportunity on CyberMonday to make his first ever television purchase.  He got a 47″ LED LG 1080p 120Hz TV for $496 with an employee discount.  Quite an entry into the televison ownership market.  I was unsuccessful in finding any particular deals for myself,  although I did give it a thorough try. [&hellip

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All Those Website Passwords!

I was visiting a friend recently and as we logged into various accounts he had created on all the typical Web services like Twitter, Google,  Netflix,  Apple,  and Amazon,  he had a bit of a problem remembering which passwords he had used for what services (and it gets worse when some of these make you [&hellip

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