Category: Technology

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Tech Nostalgia: RCA Selectavision

When it comes to watching movies at home, DVDs are on their way out, and Blu-Ray discs have yet to pick up the mantle. As more and more people stream their movies directly from...

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The Future of Twitter

Twitter has been around for years, but only recently has it become more mainstream. The future of Twitter looks bright in the short term, though eventually though, other services will take advantage of the...

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The Horrors of MySpace

MySpace is aiming for yet another comeback, but I’m not buying it. I used the service back in its heyday, and even when it was the most popular social network in history, I hated...

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The iPhone and the Tricorder

When Apple debuted the latest iPhone a couple of weeks ago, many tech pundits were disappointed that it was an evolution rather than a revolution. Realistically we know that not every product can be...

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Why Facebook Has No “Dislike Button”

Years ago Facebook came out with the concept of a “like”. Originally it was a way to acknowledge someone’s status without the trouble of posting a comment. Later Facebook adapted it for concepts, companies...

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iPhone Annoyances

It’s that time of year again: time for Apple to introduce its next generation of iPhone. Soon there will be a huge market for the older models, like the iPhone 4 and the iPhone...

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5 Things I Hate About Facebook

After years of rapid growth and bullish optimism, Facebook is having a bit of a rough patch. The stock has been on a downslide ever since its (overvalued) IPO, and a lot of current...

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Memories of MS-DOS

My first exposure to MS-DOS was at my aunt’s house. She had an old IBM computer in the basement. It had an amber monitor, and all the words on the screen were a hideous...

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4 Reasons You’re Losing Twitter Followers

One thing that’s nice about Twitter is that the connections are not as solid as Facebook. On Twitter you have followers, not friends. That means it’s not a big insult to unfollow someone. But...

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Online Check-In Etiquette

Social media sites like Facebook have been around for a decade or so, but one of the more recent developments has been the “check-in”. Check-ins make it easy to tell people where you are...