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Advice about Facebook Messenger for Kids

Facebook is rolling out a new version of Messenger aimed at kids.  Normally kids under the age of 13 are not allowed to sign up for a Facebook account, this is managed by the really hard to fool, birthday picker. Is this a good idea, to give access to a powerful messaging app with their […]

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The State of Chromebooks – 2017

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  It is not a secret that I am a huge fan of the Chromebook.  When it comes to a day-to-day laptop it is the best device for my needs.  The low cost and low power requirements of the ChromeOS means I can get high dollar like performance from a laptop with stats that would […]

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The latest from #madebygoogle

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Google no longer wants to be seen as strictly a search engine and house for all the worlds information.  They want to also be seen as a hardware company.  Stop me if you have heard this before *cough* Microsoft *cough* but maybe Google can do what the big M failed to do. With the announcement […]

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Why do lithium-ion batteries catch fire

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  It’s a matter of chemistry Lithium-ion batteries are in everything nowadays.  Their lightweight and high capacity make them great for all kinds of mobile applications.  They can be found in wireless headphones, laptops, cell phones, kids toys and portable speakers.  If it needs a battery and has a large power draw, chances are the […]

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Some new things coming…

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I have been enjoying demystifying your tech But I am feeling called to do a little bit more, don’t worry I will still be bringing you latest in tech news and reviews and how-tos.  I am going to be launching a new venture alongside Average Guy Tech. I will be dropping a few hints along the […]

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What to do with your Baofeng Radio

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So you picked up a new Baofeng radio, either a 5R or something else.  I will stick with the 5R for this article since it is what I know.  Now that you maybe have had a chance to try it out on the local repeater or simplex.  Maybe you have been using it to listen […]

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Why are Computer Sales Slumping?

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Why don’t people want “real” computers anymore It’s not news that overall sales of new computers have been slumping for a couple of years now.  Worldwide the sales of PCs and Mac computers have been on a downward slide due to low consumer demand and a shift to more mobile computing.  Let’s take a look […]

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What is Linux?

What is Linux anyways? If you have been around the tech world for a little while and have more than a passing interest in computers, there is no doubt you have heard of Linux.  Maybe you never really looked into what it is, or how it could benefit you.  Let me try to explain what […]

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Tablet Reviews

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What is the best tablet? Which is the best tablet?  Why do you need one?  Which one should you buy?  All very good questions.  Tablets were supposed to be the death of the laptop computer.  The tablet was the end all solution to your mobile computing needs.  Bigger than your phone and smaller and easier […]

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Has Apple lost it’s edge?

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There is not a lot of innovation coming out of Cupertino Really, what’s going on there?  Apple for awhile has been riding the wave of good customer vibes and the cutting edge of design and tech.  They have produced some of the most sought after products of the first part of this century.  The iPhone, Macbook […]

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