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Three Tablets Ready for Work

Samsung Galaxy Tab

In a very short two years the tablet market has lit up like a wildfire and business executives have a plethora of options. The iPad still reigns supreme, with an estimated 80 percent of the tablet market. But that could change very soon with Android’s Honecomb platform, built just for tablets and now available on… Read More →

Cases That Do More Than Protect Your iPhone And iPad

Dodo Case

Three. That’s the number of times I’ve damaged my iPhone from dropping it. Twice it suffered a shattered screen, and the last time the back cracked. Due to my apparent clumsiness you can imagine the care I use in handling my iPad. For someone like me, a sturdy case is in order. But even the… Read More →

Keeping Your Business Email Safe Is Critical

Hackers

What do TiVo, Marriott, and Best Buy all have in common? A hacker. All of these companies had their email databases hacked into during the last two weeks. If you’re a customer of these companies, you may have received an email informing you of the breach, and advising you not to open any “suspicious” emails… Read More →

Apple’s New iPad 2 ~ A Faster And Efficient Upgrade

iPad connection to computer
March 11, 2011 by in Product Reviews | Tech

The iPad 2 — It’s thinner; it’s lighter, and it’s faster. Apple’s new toy was released to the public in early March and with it came several much-anticipated features that makes its predecessor look like a relic. So what are some of the differences in Apple’s newest project?  Is the hype deserving of the product?… Read More →

Getting Rid Of The Wires

Wireless Charging Pads: Which are best?

This used to be a pie-in-the-sky proclamation — the idea of charging all of your gadgets without plugging them into an outlet. Less than five years ago there was a lot of chatter about this tech on the horizon, and now it’s on store shelves. And not just one solution is available. Consumers actually have… Read More →

The Best And The Brightest From The Consumer Electronics Show

Modlet power saver

They say that after a nuclear war the only survivors will be cockroaches. And so, after the big hubbub of a large tradeshow such as CES (Consumer Electronics Show) in Las Vegas, where companies new and old come out with their newest wares — literally bombing us with their incredible, revolutionary, game-changing technologies — I… Read More →

Consumer Tech Products To Expect In 2011

Apple's iPhone4

The first week of January can only mean one thing: what’s coming out in consumer tech in the next year. Last year at the Consumer Electronics Show (the mecca for new gadgets) there seemed to be two prevailing themes: 3D TVs and smart phones. We all saw how well 3D TV went over. (Really, you… Read More →

Holiday Gift Guide: Find High-Tech Stocking Stuffers That Won’t Break The Bank

Holiday gift guide

The iPhone 4 or iPad (or both) might be on everyone’s Christmas list this year, but if you’re in the same boat as so many Americans, they probably aren’t in your budget. Here are some non-Apple stocking stuffers that won’t break the bank. Flip gets blingy If you haven’t been to Flip Video’s website recently,… Read More →

Mobile Phone News From iPhone to Android

Mobile Phone From iPhone to Android
November 16, 2010 by in Product Reviews | Tech

Almost every American owns and uses a mobile phone. They’ve become such an integral part of our lives that we feel naked without them. People of my generation (I’m a recent college graduate) wake up to their phone’s alarm, then they text, tweet, call, chat, e-mail, or BBM until the moment their heads hit the… Read More →

MailVU: private video messaging

MailVU private video messaging
November 4, 2010 by in Product Reviews | Tech

Voicemail is so 2008. Today’s personal tech is all about bringing back the human element to communication. That’s why web cameras have become so popular in the last few years. While it used to be a peripheral device, and a costly one at that, nearly every computer now comes with a built-in web cam, and… Read More →

Bargains Fuel Groupon’s Success With Business Owners And Consumers

Groupon success with business owners and consumers
November 2, 2010 by in Marketing | Product Reviews

Since its launch in Nov. 2008, Groupon.com has grown to become a phenomenon – both in the business world and among people searching for a steal. Groupon.com uses the power of a group to get products and services at a 50- to 90-percent discount for its users. The discounts can be on anything from salon… Read More →

Cool Gadgets For The Cool Executive

Executive gadgets

  Getting a shiny new toy for the office doesn’t always have to be justified by how much money it will save or how much more productive it will make you (unless you’ve got one of those CFOs). Sometimes you just want cool gear. Here are some fun gadgets just out that get business execs… Read More →

The iPad Dazzles, But Is It Worth $500?

Apple The iPad Dazzles - AZ Business Magazine Sept/Oct 2010

It’s only been a few months since the iPad’s April debut, but Apple’s latest light-weight cordless gadget has — for most — lived up to its expectations. Sans keyboard and mouse, the iPad offers a versatile online experience through a 9.7-inch glossy touch screen. You can search the Web instantly, pull up maps that are… Read More →

Sustainable Walmart

Sustainable Walmart
September 4, 2009 by in Blogs | Green | Product Reviews

When you think of the global retail giant Walmart the first thing that comes to mind probably isn’t sustainability. But think again. The company plans to introduce this initiative in three phases: First, Walmart will provide each of its 100,000 global suppliers with a survey of 15 questions to evaluate the company’s sustainability. The questions… Read More →