Got VR Glasses and Want to Use Them? Google Has You Covered
Dec19

Got VR Glasses and Want to Use Them? Google Has You Covered

During the holiday season all you tech heads out there are bound to get a few new tech toys.  A new phone, a smartwatch, a tablet or perhaps even a pair of VR glasses.  Want to actually use them for something?  Google has you cover with an "Easter egg" of sorts in Google maps. It's simple really first open up Google Maps, next open up street view, than double tap on the "circle arrow" icon. At this point the screen will split into two...

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Lumia Demin Coming Soon Microsoft Opens up Support Page
Dec19

Lumia Demin Coming Soon Microsoft Opens up Support Page

  It looks like Microsoft is getting ready for the Demin update.  There was a rumor that it was coming before the year end and it seems like they will hit that target.  They have placed a You Tube video up about it and a support page has opened up. httpsvh://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_mb79AJ4SWY   There are some devices already coming out with the update included in China. (the 520, 525, 526, 625, 720, 1320)  Now the rumor is...

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“Must Have Apps” Coming to Windows Phone
Dec12

“Must Have Apps” Coming to Windows Phone

While Windows Phone is slowly closing the gap in the app race there is still a few "must have app" that they were short.  While it's a little late, this week Windows Phone scored two HUGE apps this week bringing in Candy Crush and Minecraft PE. Also brought in this week was a few Zynga titles that include NFL Showdown. These apps while they are very late to arrive on Windows Phone however they will help in the future to help with the...

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5 Ways to Make Windows Phone Better
Dec11

5 Ways to Make Windows Phone Better

While my preferred OS of choice is Windows Phone, I admit it is far from perfect and there are very simple things that can make the experience much better and keep it true to it's roots. Here are my five suggestions below. 1)  Programmable Buttons:   Does anyone out there remember when you had few hard keys on you devices that there could be a "hotkey" for any program or function you wanted? The long press on the "Windows key"...

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Why I Finally Starting Stopped Changing Phone Every Three Months
Dec10

Why I Finally Starting Stopped Changing Phone Every Three Months

When you write tech for a living you get the chance to test a ton of new phones and after a while the device you are carrying starts to look like chop liver and you want just the latest and greatest. For the past three years I have been trapped in that cycle and haven't kept a smartphone for more than three months during that period. In fact I have sold some phones and bought the same one again 2 months later. Finally I stopped the...

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