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Twitter IPO Coming Soon: Get Ready to Buy in 140 Characters or Less

There’s always some excitement when a tech company finally makes its IPO. The most notable, at least recently, was Facebook’s. Now, Twitter is set to have their own IPO, right around Thanksgiving.

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The Tech We Used vs. the Tech We Left Behind During the Holidays

010813_rg_TechHolidays_01.jpgThe holidays are over and it’s definitely been an interesting time off from work. During this time off traveling, we had to decide which tech to leave home and which devices and accessories to bring with us…

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Improve Your Commute: 5 Tech Accessories for Your Bike

102612_rg_UnexpectedBikeAccess_01.jpgThere are more and more people choosing to ride their bikes to work and using bikes as their main way of getting around. While your bike might not have all the ports that you have in your car, there are still plenty of accessories you can take with you on your daily commute to make life easier.

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Everyone’s Least Favorite Tech Chores & Ways to Avoid Them

101912_rg_TechChores_01.jpgAdmit it, technology doesn’t always make life easier. Even though tech helps people to do their jobs and the tasks that they need to accomplish, maintaining your tech can involve lots of little chores you probably hate doing. Here’s a list of our least favorite tech chores, and steps we’ve taken so that they don’t bother us too much anymore.

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Buying Tech for the Long Run

012012_rg_TechLongRun_01.jpgTech manufacturers can get insidious with their updates. They’ll release an updated version of tech that you use daily, every year. While for some this might be necessary, for most of us it can just drain our dwindling finances, which is why you should always buy tech for the long run. Here’s how you can do it :
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How to Live without a Cell Phone or Tablet

110111_rg_NoCellNoTab_01.jpgOne of the most insidious things about technology is that it’s constantly updated, urging users to purchase new devices when usually, there’s not much wrong with their old ones. This vicious cycle of consumerism can be all too temping, but we’ve managed to do so over the last few years. While we’re not above reproach, we’ve certainly scaled down our tech-related buys…

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Living with Dead Pixels

103111-deadpixel.jpgThere’s nothing more annoying than finding a dead pixel(s) on a new laptop or mobile device’s screen. Dead pixels are the bane of designers and programmers everywhere, a visual scab that disrupts concentration just by being there. Here are a few techniques for living with dead pixels…

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Living the Spartan Tech Lifestyle

102411_rg_SpartanTechLife_01.jpgWith the economy looking glum and the job market even less stellar, buying and upgrading new tech devices has been put on the backburner. Instead, most of us have had to tighten our belts and eschew splurging, focusing on the essentials. Of course, the fact we love technology means we’ll always have some in our lives, but here’s how we’ve learned to be more careful and considerate of our tech spending habits…

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Upgrade Your Dog’s Collar to Version 2.0

If you’re an apartment dweller and you’ve got a four legged pal, you need to walk him/her a few times a day. Our Frenchie needs two per day, but different breeds have different needs. If you haven’t taken a look at some of the recent pet offerings, you might be surprised with hi-tech features like LED collars and digital cameras….

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Cheap Ways to Rejuvenate Your Aged and Ailing Computer

081011_rg_RejuvenatePC_01.jpgWe’ve been living with an older PC for a few years, but like many users, we don’t really want to spend too much money on upgrading it fully, since we’ve added a couple new laptops to step in for the PC’s deficiencies. But using a PC for 5-7 years is possible, you only need to know which parts to upgrade when performance begins to hamper productivity…

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