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Facebook Acquires WhatsApp for a Whopping $19B
Probably one of the most hostile takeovers of our time, Facebook has acquired its rival WhatsApp. In terms of value creation, this is the biggest on record. Sequoia Capital reportedly invested only $8 million back in 2011 in WhatsApp and no additional funding was announced after that. This initial investment has thus turned out to […]
What to do when an AppleTV update goes bad
Recently, Apple released an update to the Apple TV bringing that OS to version 6.0. Included in the update was iTunes Radio, the ability to play purchased music, new AirPlay features, and more. The sign that something has gone wrong Updating the Apple TV is usually pretty easy, but what if something goes wrong? It […]
What are the Long-Term Effects of Electronics?
As more and more generations learn to use computers, phones, and GPSs from a young age, the population is beginning to see an array of negative medical results. With electronics around every corner and the ability to access them at virtually any time of the day, more and more are seeing the onset of technology-educed […]
Free or paid online services: which should you choose?
There are a bunch of free services on the internet. There are services like Google Drive (formerly Docs) which is basically a free online word processor, spreadsheet app, and presentation app. There is Flickr which is a free photo sharing service. There’s Tumblr which is used for many types of sharing, but is most similar […]
10 Facts You Need to Know About Netflix
In its short lifespan, the entertainment mogul, Netflix, has been able to accomplish a great deal. They’ve twice drug themselves out from the doldrums, created their very own type of entertainment viewing platform, and now the company even accounts for a large portion of online traffic. In the process of creating this well-loved monster, they’ve […]
Holiday Gift Guide 2013: The Digital Artist Edition
Every year companies push the limits of digital art and in some cases it gets harder and harder to distinguish digital art from hand made. Here are some of this year’s best products that you might consider getting for the digital artist in your family. Wacom Intuos Earlier this year Wacom rebranded its product line […]
Holiday Gift Guide 2013: iPad Mini for Kids Edition
This holiday season, a lot of children will be getting iPads or iPad minis for presents. I suspect iPad minis will be the more popular of the two. For those that do get an iPad mini here are a few accessories you might want to get with the mini. Black Blue V2 Double Layer Kickstand […]
Holiday Gift Guide 2013: Apple iOS Edition
Every year there are more and more products for the iOS market, and this year is no different. Here are some of the best products I tried this year that would make great gifts for any iOS user in your family. Sandisk Connect Wireless Media Drive For the person that is constantly running out of […]
Holiday Gift Guide 2013: 5 Stocking Stuffers for the Tech Lover
This time of year, companies of all specialties and sizes are coming out with new products. From those that make gadgets run more smoothly, to those that keep them protected, shoppers are sure to find something for every tech lover on their list. Check out this list of top-rated products to not only make the […]