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How to Set Up Email on a New Android Phone

Setting up a brand-new phone can involve numerous aggravations, but if you don't rely on one of the majors like Yahoo and Gmail for email, one of the worst is surely the manual email server configuration. If you use a customized domain name, your Android device's email client is likely to need this extra step ...

CROWDFUNDING SPOTLIGHT

myLifter Turns Smartphone Brains Into Bulk-Hoisting Brawn

Having been asked by a neighbor to help haul her kayak onto her SUV one weekend morning last summer and finding it quite difficult -- that's with two of us doing the lifting -- I saw myLifter as an obvious choice for this week's TechNewsWorld Crowdfunding Spotlight. myLifter is a smartphone-controlled mini-winch now looking for funding on Kickstarter...

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All Things Appy: 5 Best Chrome Apps for Book Lovers

Books in a multimedia environment bring certain advantages not available on paper alone or via classic audiobooks. Among those advantages are audio accompaniment for text and cloud syncing of notes and highlights. ...

How to Use Twitter’s New Crisis Alerts

Twitter has been rolling out some new features in recent months. Two of the most useful are crisis alerts and the ability to preschedule your tweets for marketing purposes ...

CROWDFUNDING SPOTLIGHT

Souped-Up Camp Stove Serves Up Device Power on the Side

Small, lightweight and efficient solar panels coupled with lithium batteries are making inroads into the outdoor retail market as a solution for charging mobile devices. ...

ANDROID APP REVIEW

If You’re Jonesing for a 2nd Screen, Air Display Is a Nifty Fix

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How to Encrypt Your Email

Some years ago, an antinuclear activist named Phil Zimmermann created a data encryption program for computers. He designed a key-generation and encryption-and-decryption system called "PGP," or Pretty Good Privacy, for the bulletin board systems that were the precursors to forums, email and the Web ...

How to Manage Your Android Device From Your PC

Despite the ever-increasing sizes of mobile-device screens -- many smartphones are now close to or even more than 5 inches -- it's still a pokey and fiddly affair to configure them -- or even look at them, for that matter. Stabbing around those minuscule on-screen keyboards can be a tedious affair ...

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Geek Pulse Promises an Affordable Audio Adventure

If you've ever had the opportunity to sit through a retailer's comparative demonstration of high-end audio equipment, you'll know that the more expensive the living room audio gear gets, the better it sounds. Amazing, but true -- they're not lying ...

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Kubo Electric Scooter Packs Cargo Space Into a Sleek Ride

Kubo is a cargo-carrying electric scooter now seeking crowdfunding on Kickstarter that offers potential far beyond the realm of personal transportation ...

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All Things Appy: Top 5 Language Tools for Firefox

In this week's All Things Appy, we take a look at the top five free tools for Firefox that will help you navigate the polyglot world ...

ANDROID APP REVIEW

GoToMyPC for Android Shines With Striking Simplicity

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How to Make Windows 8 Look Like Win 7 on Your PC

Windows 8's blah reception from many computer users may have been due at least in part to a peculiar trait that we humans have, and that's our obsession with improvement ...

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Panono Throws Photography for a Loop

Here's a new take on the point-and-shoot camera: It's the throw-and-catch camera. ...

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All Things Appy: 5 Best Windows 8 Apps for the Home

Here's a look at the top five free Windows 8 apps for the home ...

How to Refresh a Twitter Feed Automatically

One of the great things about Twitter is the ability to keep abreast of what's happening. Whether it's local news, influential tweeters or buddies, you can quickly get a snapshot of what's going on that matters to you ...

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Reactive Grip Brings a Magic Touch to Gaming Control

If you think about the failings of existing game controls next time you're playing, you might come up with touch feedback -- the game's tactile responses to your actions. ...

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All Things Appy: Top 5 iOS Apps for Musicians

Apple was one of the forerunners in bringing the power of music production to the masses. ...

ANDROID APP REVIEW

Silent Text: Basic Anonymity at a Hefty Price

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How to Use Social Media Dashboards

Social media are becoming an ever-increasing part of marketing. If you've been finding one-user, consumer-oriented clients for Twitter and Facebook cumbersome for your business, it may well be time to move over to a social media management tool like Hootsuite ...

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