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STOP Taking Videos With Smartphone Cameras In Portrait Mode!

What is referred to as “vertical video syndrome” is one of my biggest pet tech peeves, and this syndrome has become mainstream only in the past couple of years. It’s funny because the mainstreaming of cameras being embedded in smartphones … Continue reading

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Are Smart Fridges Going To Be Mainstream?

First, it was the smartphone. Then, the smartwatch. There is even talk of a smart car. However, the one product that has just been released by Samsung is sort of unexpected — the smart fridge. CNET gave the Samsung Family … Continue reading

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The iPaq Pocket PC Started a Revolution in 2000

When we use our smartphones to organize our tasks, watch videos and even surf the Internet these days, it’s important to look back to the device that started it all: Compaq’s iPaq 3630, which came out in mid-2000. At the … Continue reading

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Are Digital Cameras Becoming Irrelevant?

It was one of those epiphany moments for a geek. Before leaving to spend time with family in Las Vegas this Thanksgiving, I panicked when I couldn’t find my Canon PowerShot SX-700 digital camera. Family members were coming from out … Continue reading

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