Karen Tobar

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Microsoft has already released its first big Windows 10 update – here’s how to get it

Windows 10 was released just yesterday — <b>follow these steps</b> to avoid waiting in line if you still haven’t received your upgrade confirmation — but …

This wireless camera lets you take better pictures with your phone or tablet

If you like taking pictures with your phone or tablet but wish it had a better camera, there are a few products that can help you. Things like Sony's Cyber-shot QX series or the DxO One give you better lenses and bigger sensors, and still let you shoot with your phone so you can quickly share the …

This Car Charger Will Charge Your Phone Up To 75% Faster, and It’s Only $11 on Amazon

People went crazy over the deal we found a while back for an Aukey Quick Charge 2.0 wall charger that was just $11 on Amazon with a coupon code. Some …

Mobile Technology

5 free Android apps that do amazing things Apple’s iPhone can’t

The Android vs. iPhone debate is a tedious one, but don’t expect it to slow down anytime soon. While this endless debate can often be boring for …

Record every call on your Android phone with this free app

There’s no worse feeling than hanging up after a long phone call with a friend, family member or coworker and immediately forgetting the most …

Turn your Android tablet into a Windows-like desktop with this cool app

The Android user interface isn’t for everyone, but what if you could turn your Android display into something that looked more like a Windows …

5 great free Android apps that do amazing things the iPhone can’t

It’s been a long time, Android fans, but one of your favorite series of recurring posts is finally back. Last year, we periodically put together …

Fresh Meat: 10 new Android apps worth checking out

New apps need lovin’ too, right? Every day there are thousands of additions to the Google Play store, but many go unnoticed and never receive the …

Apps

Microsoft's Folding Keyboard for iOS and Android Is a Razor-Thin Beauty

Imagine a keyboard that you can carry around like a wallet—almost as thin as paper, just a few millimeters—and that works with any smartphone or …

Gear & Gadgets

3 places better than Craigslist to buy and sell used items

When you want to buy or sell something used online, your first thought might be to use Craigslist. After all, it's the site that brought the newspaper classifieds into the digital world and today has nearly 40 million new listings every month.<p>Of course, using Craigslist does have valid concerns. …

This Groundbreaking Fashion Show Featured Models with Disabilities

Including the first male amputee to ever walk the NYFW runway.<p>Fashion Week has drawn criticism in the past for its lack of diversity on the runway, and this year, it seems the people in charge have heard you loud and clear.<p>Last week, Jamie Brewer became the first woman with Down Syndrome to strut …

Fashion Week

4 of the best Android phone accessories you can find on Amazon for under $20

Whether you’re a few months into a contract with an HTC One M8 or you’re waiting for the release of the Galaxy S6, you could probably do with a few …

10 best Android tools and utility apps

Smartphones are, at their core, tools. Because of this, many developers have created tons of tools for them that work really well. The genre is actually quite diverse. There are tons of Android tools and utility apps out there. You can do a whole bunch of stuff with Android. It’s actually a rather …

Apps

Review: Why subscribe to Office when so much is free?

NEW YORK (AP) — Just as I was warming up to choosing a Microsoft Office 365 subscription over making a one-time software purchase, Microsoft started …

3 Apps for Hiding Photos and More on Android

Smartphones are usually personal devices (and tablets more or less are, too), but not always, and even if they are that won’t necessarily keep people …

7 great keyboard apps for your Android phone or tablet

The beauty behind Android's flexibility is that it's easy to replace the preinstalled keyboard with a new virtual keyboard with a slightly different layout and features that outperform your default fare.<p>Finding the right keyboard for you may take some trial and error as you narrow down the …

Apps

Microsoft is making some clever moves

<i>While</i> <i>Microsoft Office for mobile is a satisfying success, the company can’t seem to create—or even buy—a mobile operating system that can compete with iOS and Android. Perhaps they’ve been looking in the wrong direction and can return to their “trusted” Embrace and Extend tactics.</i><p><b>Microsoft</b> …

68 Best Android Apps Of The Year 2014

This is easily one of the longest lists in our annual app round-up for 2014. We definitely saw a lot of great apps this past year but in review one …

The 20 Best Dessert Recipes EVER. Or Are They?

There are a lot of superlatives being thrown around the Internet these days. It's hard to believe that something is actually "the best" because just about <i>everything</i> is being called the best thing EVER. Either we live in a world where a lot of things are really, really good, or that title is …

10 Important Apps For Your Android Smartphone

Attempting to get to grips with the sheer volume of apps on the world’s most popular platform – Android – is no easy feat. Fortunately I’ve been putting together guides that break down the essential and latest apps available on both iOS and Android. You can read my weekly app app round-up here and …

Apps

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This fits your .<p>to make sure this fits.<p>❤[ANTI SLIP & CORNER CURL] ARE YOU FED UP OF SLIDING RUGS OR RUG CORNERS INTERFERE WHEN YOU WALKING? FORGET …

Samsung's tiny 1TB SSD is blazing fast, but so pricey

Storage is not sexy tech. With the exception of LaCie’s fancy (and pricey) designer hard drives that double as living room decor, storage is not tech …

Gear & Gadgets

10 of the Best Android Apps For Music

Music is an important part of life, and now that we all have smartphones, music is just a tap away. In fact, we have more access to free music than …

The 5 Best Fashion Apps And Sites To Help You Organize Your Closet

Have you ever found yourself digging through your closet, desperately looking for something to wear? Does it seem like your wardrobe needs an upgrade? If you're like us, then you could definitely use some organization in the fashion department.<p>Ever since we saw Cher Horowitz's amazing virtual …

THE Must-Have Accessory for a Bad Hair Day Just Got Cooler...

We all have them: bad hair days.<p>It's no secret that your best solution is a baseball cap! And while you may associate them with sports practice or borrowing a beat up one from your boyfriend to pick up your dry cleaning, these may change your mind!<p>Why not mix it up and try a fashion-forward …

Zelda's Triforce and Luigi's silhouette grace two new 3DS XL handhelds headed to Europe

The year of Luigi <i>rages on</i> with today's news that a Luigi-themed Nintendo 3DS XL handheld is headed to Europe next month. It joins a Triforce-emblazoned 3DS XL that's also set to arrive next month: the former on November 1st for £179.99 ($290) and the latter on November 22nd for £199.99 ($318). Of …

OtterBox releases new Preserver Series waterproof cases for the iPhone 5/5s/5c

<b>Update</b>: Here’s the official word from OtterBox regarding Touch ID compatibility: “The Preserver Series for the iPhone 5s incorporates a thin layer of a specially formulated material that allows for full functionality of the Touch ID fingerprint scanner technology while keeping the case completely …

Will Samsung rush GS5 out the door in January?

The Samsung Galaxy S5 could be just a couple of months away, as a new report suggests that the sequel to the Galaxy S4 will be rushed out following a recent slowdown in sales.<p>Korean site Naver -- founded by ex-Samsung staffers, incidentally -- reports that the S5 will be revealed in January. Rumors …

Samsung Galaxy S5