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Have you ever wondered what it would be like to meet up with your favorite video game characters in real life? There are some really cool characters in the video game world, and some of them seem like they would know how to have a good time if they could jump out of the game and enter the real world. Obviously, that is not going to happen, but it is still fun to pretend.
In spite of how cool Amazon’s HD tablet with 4G connectivity is, there was a major piece of news from Amazon that had everyone in an uproar. People were not thrilled that ads on the device could not be removed, even for a fee. Thankfully, Amazon changed their mind on this issue. Users can now choose to opt-out of the ads for a one-time fee of $15.
Are you a trivia junkie? Are you doing research where you need to find out what is the biggest something or the best something? Well if so, you need to check out FindTheData. At the very least, it will entertain trivia junkies for a long time to come. With FindTheData, you can look up interesting […]
The Internet is filled with information, and because of this, the old school bulletin board has gone the way of the dodo. Very rarely do you go to the local coffee shop and look at the bulletin board to find out what is happening in your area. Instead, we just jump on the Internet and […]
The Internet has been abuzz with all things Amazon. Specifically, all things Kindle. Amazon recently had a giant media event where they went wild and crazy announcing all kinds of new hardware. If you did not follow the constant stream of live-blogs that were all over the Internet, here’s a handy summary of the big announcements in one quick article.
Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls, children of all ages; welcome to another fine edition of the Best of Reddit. On the agenda for today, we have a very special Presidential edition of the Best of Reddit. If you’ve ever wanted to jump into the mind of the President of the United States, find out who Reddit thinks might be more famous than Barrack Obama and more awesomeness, this is the Best of Reddit for you!
We all put a lot of pictures on the Internet. That’s all well and good, but it kind of makes me miss the days when a picture was on paper. Sure, we can print them or take them to the local store, but that’s a pain in the butt. That is where PastBook comes into […]
A photo can tell a story. Just looking at a photo gives you a brief snapshot in time. You can look at a photo and know where someone has been and what they were doing. However, what if you want to tell a broader story with your photo? With PicView on the iPad, you can […]
Russian search giant Yandex has had their own invite-only cloud storage solution on the market for a while now, and they have just opened it up so anyone can sign up and get their free storage. Of course, cloud storage services are available from an almost limitless amount of providers, but Yandex.Disk offers an abnormally high amount of space without having to sign up for any kind of premium account.
Rdio has realized that not everyone wants to share everything they listen to at all times. With this in mind, they have launched a new feature called “Protected Accounts.” People using protected accounts can jump onto Rdio and listen to all the Backstreet Boys and N’Sync their hearts desire without the constant judging looks and ridicule they would normally get from sharing their music with the world.
Do you like saving money? Of course you do. Getting something you want for less than full price is always a satisfying feeling. The power of Facebook has given brands a new way of sharing deals with their supporters. However, who has time to watch all these different brands to see when they post good […]
One of the things many users love so much about iOS is the simplicity. When you compare it with other mobile operating systems, iOS has a lot less going on. There are no fancy widgets or any of that, and for some users this is great. For others, just a bunch of icons on a screen is not enough to satisfy them, and that is where jailbreaking comes in. Jailbreaking opens up a new world of customization. For users missing widgets, Dashboard X 2.0 is the single best way to put widgets on an iOS device.
Remembering the periodic table of elements is never an easy task. There is such a wealth of information contained within, and most of it is incredibly important for chemists. If you need to get access to the information quickly, ChemReference is a fantastic web-based tool for you. It puts all the important chemistry information just […]
Poetry lovers with an iPad are going to be ultra happy today. The Josephine Hart Poetry Foundation has recently launched The Poetry App, which is an incredibly feature-rich application for iPad and coming soon to Android and iPhone. This app offers tons of poetry for users to dig into and get their fill.
Facebook is the most popular social network on the Internet. Because of that, it is an incredibly important tool for marketing a product or brand. There is no better way to get your product in front of Internet users than through the website they spend most of their time on. Making your page do well […]