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Top 5 Perfect, Non-Bank Breaking Holiday Gifts for the Techie in Your Life

Tech gifts never go out of style; they’re the perfect toy for every “grown” girl or boy.  Besides, gift cards lack that “personal touch.” If you’re a down-to-the-wire shopper like many of us are, here are some great gift ideas that won’t break the bank. Nexus Player – There are…

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Aston Martin and James Bond Extend Relationship – Unveils the DB10 – Infographic

What’s your “dream car?” Everybody has one – that fantasy ride that we’ve seen in movies or TV (and sometimes real life) that we’d love to have as part of our collection sitting in the six-car garage in our mansion overlooking the ocean. There have been several famous cars throughout…

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3 Reasons Why VOD > DVD

When was the last time you bought a DVD/Blu-ray movie? If you have to think long to come up with an answer, there’s a good chance you’re not alone. Accessibility of video-on-demand through cable and other players has had an impact on DVD sales. In 2013, digital movie purchases hit a new high…

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The Couch Potato is Extinct

Did you know that 73% of 18 year olds engage on their smartphone during TV commercials? Surprised? You shouldn’t be. The impact of today’s technology as a companion for entertainment is rising. The tablet or smartphone is often within reach and has had such an effect on how we consume content.…

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Could the Rise of Digital Players Mean the Fall of Regular TV?

Roku, Chromecast, Android TV, Amazon TV, Apple TV, Seagate Central – if you consider yourself a “technology trailblazer,” there’s a good chance you have at least one of these devices. For those who watch TV the “old fashioned way” a.k.a. traditional cable, and aren’t in-the-know for…

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How Close Do You Think We Are to Living in a World Where Everyone is Connected?

Given how large the Internet is (over one trillion web pages), it’s easy to just assume that everyone has access to it. But that couldn’t be farther from the truth. In fact, as recently as last year, the US just hit the 70% mark of households with a broadband connection.[1] The more rural parts…

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Does Amazon Fire TV Stick set Streaming Video Ablaze or is it Just a Smoldering Ember?

If you have a love for Amazon and their products, then you’ll love the Amazon Fire TV stick. Amazon recently announced it’s joined the video-streaming playground along with Roku and Google Chromecast with their Amazon Fire TV Stick. The Amazon Fire TV Stick is available now to pre-order for $39…

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Android TV Could Be the Streaming Media Device You’ve Always Wanted

Google recently announced Nexus Player – a streaming media device in collaboration with Asus that will run Android TV. Not only will you be able to access media content available from the Google Play store, but also any Android games that you’ll be able to play on your big screen TV with the…

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How to Format a Windows Drive for Mac in 10 Easy Steps

Like the commercials of years gone by, some people are PC’s and others are Macs. Seagate Backup Plus comes in a couple varieties — one pre-formatted for Mac, the other pre-formatted for Windows but also readable on Mac. But sometimes a little help is needed, if you decide to start using your…

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How Online, Time-Shifting and Pay TV is Changing How You Watch Television

The television landscape has changed in more ways than one over the years. TV’s still the linchpin of almost every living room, but the days when families gathered around a central TV to watch together aren’t as common as they once were. The rise of tablets, smartphones and PCs where you can…

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