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Panono Ball Camera Covers Every Angle

Ever wonder what it would be like to throw a camera around? It's probably not something you'd normally consider, especially if you have a high-end lens on it. But now someone's developed a camera you're supposed to throw. And it's kind of cool.  The Panono Ball Camera...

Gerp, Get a Grip on Tablets and Smartphones

This gadget might just help you get a grip on your mobile devices. The Gerp Grip is an easy-to-use universal ergonomic handle/stand for tablets and mobile devices. It accomplishes something smart covers can't. It minimizes hand fatigue and keeps your device clean when...

Scam Emails Claiming to Be Better Business Bureau Complaint

Beware of the spread of an email scam claiming to be a complaint against your business filed with the Better Business Bureau. Now, the scammers behind the BBB scam managing to hijack certain unsecured WordPress sites and using a plugin to send the scam emails. If you...

Phone Scam: You Have Computer Virus

Today, a nice young man called me out of the blue and offered to help me with my computer. He said he was from Microsoft, and they were monitoring my PC and had "detected a computer virus." Whaaaaat? He said all they needed in order to start the virus removal process...

Cloud Backup Solutions: Overview

For a great overview of available cloud backup solutions, check out the recent AudioTuts+ article: 10 Secure Online Backup Solutions for Pro Audio. Except for Gobbler, the backup services mentioned are for any type of file, not just audio. We have accounts with most...

Right Click on Macbook or Mac with Trackpad

Did you know you can right-click on your Mac? And that something good can come of it? Secondary menu options suddenly appear, seemingly out of nowhere, simply by right-clicking your mouse. Oh, the power. But what if you don't have a mouse or a trackpad with a right...

How to Upgrade Your iPad, iPod, iPhone to The New iOS 5

Is This Upgrade For You? If you have any of these Apple devices, then yes: iPhone 3GS iPhone 4 iPad iPad 2 iPod Touch 3rd and 4th Generation You can get this great new feature-packed iOS 5 upgrade (which is free by the way). What Is the Release Date for iOS 5? Update:...

IRS Email Scam

Beware of emails pretending to be from the “support manager” at the IRS and with the subject IRS Notification or similar reference. Such emails usually say the IRS is unable to process a tax return are routinely accompanied by an attachment that has a malware payload....

Deleting Movies Directly from Your iPad

You ever wonder if you can delete a movie from your iPad without having to connect to iTunes? Well, you can! It's as easy as deleting an app. Here's what you do: Go to your Videos section on your iPad Press and hold your finger on the movie you want to delete Hit the...

Google Patents Searches USPTO

Did you know that Google doesn't just search and index web pages? Google Patents, launched in 2006, has indexed over 7,000,000 U.S. patents and patent applications from the United States Patent and Trademark Office. The Google Patents advanced search page lets you...

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