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April 8, 2015 • News

Open Your Garage using Chamberlain’s WiFi SmartPhone Garage Door Opener

Chamberlain, one of the leaders in the garage door market is attempting to tackle the smart home tech market by offering the first Wi-Fi garage door opener in May.

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April 3, 2015 • Crowdfunding, News

The AmpStrip Is a Comfortable All-Day Monitoring Wearable

I’m not the greatest at keeping tabs on the things I do at the gym, and I’m even worse at tracking my performance. Even on the treadmill, grasping the monitor grips while running full speed is pretty dangerous. Luckily Fitlinxx’s AmpStrip is one of those products that might stop me from injuring myself.

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April 3, 2015 • News

The TrackR Bravo Makes Sure You Never Lose Anything Again

The TrackR Bravo is not one of those little monkey leashes that you see parents have on their child while at the mall, but it’s something like it.

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April 2, 2015 • News

Infinit, the Best Way to Transfer Files for Mac, Now for iOS & Android

Infinit was originally an application for your Macbook that allows you to send an unlimited amount of file transfers for free has now launched for Android and iOS devices!

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March 30, 2015 • Gear Bits

Gmail (Finally) Gets One Inbox

Will miracles never cease? Google just announced  their Gmail client now offers a universal inbox experience. Finally! Now instead of flipping between multiple accounts in the native Gmail app, you can click “All Inboxes” and view email from all your Gmail and non-Gmail accounts.

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March 26, 2015 • News

Can’t Resist Pixel Art? New WITTI Smart lights Might Be Your Fix

There’s no shortage of smart gadgets that are for made for everyday use nowadays. For those of you all that are looking to make your home more smartphone friendly, Hog Kong startup WITTI has released NOTTI and DOTTI, two of their interactive smart lights for Android and iPhone devices.

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March 26, 2015 • News

Amazon Cloud Drive Goes Unlimited; Your Move, Dropbox

Oooh, Dropbox, it looks like you could be in some trouble!! Amazon Cloud Drive is hot on your heels with a new storage plan that’s not only cheap, but is intriguing enough to make most folks consider jumping ship.

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March 26, 2015 • Music Diary, News

IK Multimedia Unveils UltraTuner for Android

Just over a year ago, IK Multimedia released UltraTuner for iOS devices, and my review summed up “It’s the Best iOS Tuner Available.” Between the accuracy, easy visibility and simple usability, there is no other tuner I have needed since. Now IK Multimedia has released UltraTuner for Android, allowing anyone with Android 4.1 or later …

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March 25, 2015 • News

Throw That Stylus Away! The Neo SmartPen N2 Is Everything You Need

While I was browsing the web this morning, an interesting gadget caught my eye, so I had to talk about, the Neo Smartpen N2. Originally a Kickstarter program, the startup raised over 70,000 in less than a month.

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March 24, 2015 • News

Vessel’s New Streaming Service Launches with a One Year Free Subscription

Starting today, Vessel, a new online video watching network is offering up subscriptions for access to videos from some very popular online personalities, as well as some well-known shows three or so days before the content becomes available on YouTube.

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March 23, 2015 • Autos, Travel

LyfeLens is the Live-Feed DashCam You Need in Your Vehicle

When you think of dashcams, you probably think of those video cameras that capture what’s taking place in front of you as you drive, right? But with LyfeLens, a startup out of Austin, TX, you can do all that and more.

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March 20, 2015 • Gaming

AMBUSH! The New Tower Defense Game Hits the App Store

Are you a fan of games like Kingdom Rush? Well there’s a new tower defense game on the block that will allow you to not only attack your enemies, but defend your property by the name of AMBUSH!. The game originally popular on the Android Google Play Store is now Available for iOS.

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March 19, 2015 • Gaming, Reviews

Land Air Sea Warfare Brings Awesome Real-Time Strategy to Android

Real-Time Strategy (RTS) games are better suited for touchscreen than console, and in some ways are easier to control with your fingers than with a mouse! But there have not been too many RTS games of serious depth released for phones and tablets. One of my favorites is “Machines at War”, and the sequel is …

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March 19, 2015 • News

Amazon Celebrates Google Play Birthday with $100 worth of Free Apps

Celebrating their Google Play birthday today, Amazon is sharing their joy with everyone by offering an unheard of amount of paid apps for FREE today. We don’t know exactly what time this deal will end, but with over $100 in apps (a total of 34) this is a HUGE free apps sale for some of the …

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March 19, 2015 • News

Latest Google Maps Update Highlights Full-Screen Apps and Mic Directions

Google Maps for iOS has been updated today to version 4.4.0 for devices on iOS 7 and above with the usual bug fixes as well as a couple new features that were highly requested in the Popular Navigation app’s ratings comments.

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March 18, 2015 • Music Diary, Reviews

iRig 2 Mobile Guitar Interface is a Worthy Successor to a True Classic!

It has been nearly five years since Travis reviewed the original iRig and two since I reviewed the iRig HD. Now IK Multimedia is back with iRig 2, the low-cost sequel to the best-selling classic iRig. And while this doesn’t knock iRig HD off the sonic perch, it brings in Android compatibility and a number …

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March 15, 2015 • Gear Bits, News

Firechat – “Off-The-Grid” Public Chat Without Using Internet/Coverage

If privacy is not a big issue for you, try out this app specially for use without internet connection or mobile phone coverage. Open Garden’s proprietary mobile app provide public/peer-to-peer communication where users connect to Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, or Apple’s Multipeer Connectivity Framework.

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March 13, 2015 • News

Gotta Catch ‘Em All: ‘Dino and Jack – The Lost Bones’ Available Now

All dogs just want a bone, right? Well in this case, they might be so in love with one that they’d go through hoops and hurdles for it. In Dino and Jack – The Lost Bones, you play as jack, a hungry pup who has to overcome obstacles.

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March 12, 2015 • News

Facebook Owned WhatsApp Celebrates One Billion Android Installs

That makes two Facebook apps in Google Play hitting a billion! Jan Koum of Evernote tweeted yesterday: WhatsApp crossed 1B Android downloads. btw our android team is four people + Brian. very small team, very big impact. pic.twitter.com/sW4F9SlKKv — jan koum (@jankoum) March 11, 2015

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March 12, 2015 • News

Redesigned Evernote for Android Features Material-Like Layout

Evernote has updated their Android version of their note-taking app; the new version features a major overhaul, including a material design courtesy of Android lollipop. The material design provides app guidance and has a visual design that is clean and intuitive. Tactile elements like shadows and depth make the interface more user-friendly while still giving …

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March 5, 2015 • Gaming, News

House of Cards Release Rockets ‘Monument Valley’ to #2 Paid App!

Are you a fan of the Netflix original series “House of Cards”? Kevin Spacey and Robin Wright are riveting are Frank and Claire in the popular series now in its 3rd season. In this season we see the video game-loving President play Monument Valley to decompress. And in turn, viewers turned to the app store …

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