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Best iPhone and iPad apps for college students: Start the school year off right!

Looking for the best iPhone apps and best iPad apps to help you stay on top of things at college this year? No matter how far along you are in your …

The Surprising Rebirth Of America's Industrial Centers

Move over, Silicon Valley. The American Rust Belt is going fiber optic. Though local economies built on manufacturing may not sound like the perfect candidates to transition into the new economy, cities like Cleveland, Detroit and Pittsburgh are proving otherwise.<p>Pittsburgh is an especially robust …

Why should anybody care about your social status? - Talk Mobile

Good news, everyone! If you’re reading this, there’s a pretty good chance you’re already social online. Only three prerequisites necessary: Something …

10 Incredibly Simple Things You Should Be Doing To Protect Your Privacy

Over the weekend, I wound up at Washington, D.C.’s Trapeze School with a group of friends. Before one of them headed up a ladder to attempt a somersault landing from the trapeze bar, she handed me her phone and asked me to take photos. “What’s the password?” I asked. “I don’t use one,” she replied. …

Style vs. Substance in Mobile Software

Although we’ve all been talking about mobile computing for years, the smartphone and tablet markets are still very young, and changing rapidly. Many …

Video Killed The Instagram Star

Instagram, an app best known for photo-sharing, added video last week, as it (and parent Facebook) sought to defend against the advance of Twitter’s fast-growing video-sharing app, Vine. The hope was to give its users a whole new way to share what is happening around them with friends. But while it …

Selfies are now the most popular genre of photo; in related news everyone’s the worst

Obvious statement #1: It’s fun to take selfies. I’ve done it. You make yourself look nice, pose at a flattering angle, show the world an attractive …

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