Google Maps 2.0 For iOS With Offline Cache

Last week, Google announced some big updates for Google Maps. Those updates were made available for Google's Android devices first. Recently, the Google Maps update hit the Apple App Store, and now you can get Google Maps 2.0 for your iOS device. Version 2.0 brings some of the features found in Android over to iOS. [...]

By |2016-10-16T15:56:51-05:00July 18th, 2013|Categories: Apps|Tags: , , , , , , , |1 Comment

Video Messaging For Skype Now Free And Unlimited

If you're a Skype user, you may have noticed a limited feature since February called Video Messaging. This beta feature allowed you to record a 3-minute video clip and send it to one of your Skype contacts, even if they were offline. Today, this feature is out of beta and is now unlimited to everyone [...]

By |2016-10-16T15:57:23-05:00June 17th, 2013|Categories: Apps|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Google+ Improves On Notifications

Google has announced today that they've made improvements to the Notifications within Google+, including the Android and iOS apps. They have made them "much easier to use across mobile and desktop". These notifications now have a new bell icon which lets users know when stuff is waiting to be glanced, plus there's a tray that [...]

By |2016-10-16T15:57:26-05:00June 13th, 2013|Categories: Apps, Internet|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Tech Tip: How To Install iOS Beta Versions In Windows

If you're a registered developer with Apple ($99/year), you can download and install pre-release software, including new versions of iOS for your iPhone, iPod, or iPad. There are a few steps you need to do in order to be able to install this software on your devices. Activating Your Account The first step after paying [...]

By |2016-10-16T15:57:31-05:00June 11th, 2013|Categories: Tech Tips|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |1 Comment

Google I/O 2013 Day 1 Roundup

Today was Day 1 of the Google I/O Conference, where they discuss new features and plans for 2013. Let's just say, they started today off with a bang, talking about everything from Android, to Google+, Chrome, and Google Maps. I'll try to provide a roundup of the announcements made today. Google Play First on our [...]

Tech Tip: Enable Two-Step Authentication For Your Microsoft Account

A couple of days ago Microsoft started rolling out two-step authentication for Microsoft Accounts. This small security measure can help keep your account more secure. By enabling this feature, you'll be required to enter your password as usual, but then you'll be asked to enter a security code which can be sent to you by [...]

Editorial: The Future Of Personal Computing Revisited

Back in October, I wrote an editorial on the future of personal computing, right around the time Windows 8 was launched. I want to revisit some of my thoughts today, about 6 months later, and see how accurate I was in my assumptions. There have been quite a few articles on the internet recently about the decline in the PC market, and most point their fingers to Windows 8, but is it really to blame?

Tech Tip: How To Enable AirPrint For Any Printer In Windows

If you're an Apple user, you might have heard about a feature called AirPrint, which lets you print wirelessly from your iPhone or iPad to an AirPrint-enabled printer. Unfortunately, not every printer supports AirPrint, and not everyone wants to go out and buy a new printer that does. With some trickery, you can install an [...]

By |2019-02-13T10:14:15-05:00April 9th, 2013|Categories: Tech Tips|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |52 Comments

Google Updates Chrome in Windows, Linux, Android, and iOS

Google has released a few updates to its Chrome browser today for Windows, Linux, Android, and iOS. For iOS, you can now long-press the back button to view your browsing history, along with some other tweaks. For Android, they've optimized fast scrolling. The Windows and Linux versions get "security and stability improvements along with a [...]

By |2016-10-16T15:58:36-05:00March 4th, 2013|Categories: Apps|Tags: , , , , , , |1 Comment

EA Enables Gamers To Use A Single Login Across All Platforms

One feature that many casual gamers have waited for is the ability to stop playing a game on one device and start playing where you left off on another. Very few games have this ability, and now EA has upgraded their system to allow this, whether you're playing a game on Facebook, Origin, Playstation, Xbox, [...]

By |2016-10-16T15:58:39-05:00February 27th, 2013|Categories: Gaming|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |1 Comment
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