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MakeUseof’s Justin Pot gives an opinion of tablets vs. netbooks

Consumerization, disposable, and gadgets that can email….do tablets have a place in technology today?  Here’s an opinion from MakeUseof ~ 4 Reasons I’m Glad I Own A Netbook And Not A Tablet [Opinion] Advertisements

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Join the International Space Apps Challenge!

What is the International Space Apps Challenge? Demonstrating its commitment to the Open Government Partnership, NASA will work with space agencies around the world to coordinate an International Space Apps Challenge to be held in 2012 that will encourage scientists … Continue reading

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Android Passwords are stored in plain text on Disk ~ THN

“The password for email accounts is stored into the SQLite DB which in turn stores it on the phone’s file system in plain text.Encrypting or at least transforming the password would be desirable.”… Read More Android Passwords are stored in … Continue reading

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Touchscreen Watch? Zaha? New Xoom2 Coming?

Excitement is in the droid community and it appears Motorola may be planning a line of  devices using the Android OS.  Go take a peak at : http://www.slashgear.com/motorola-xoom-2-slimline-targa-zaha-and-more-leaked-in-web-mishap-01156018/

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Xoom vs. iPad 2 Both becoming winners…

Mobile computing is in its early stages.    The staff and faculty along with a lot of higher ed have jumped on board with the iPad but the IT department jumped on the droid bandwagon and got the Motorola Xoom … Continue reading

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Connect your Xoom with adhoc without rooting

Connectify is a viable alternative to connect your Xoom to the internet or to a local network.  Simply install Connectify on your computer. (You’ll need a wireless card or an additional wireless card). My wife has verizon wireless mobile.  I … Continue reading

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MOTOROLA MEDIA LINK for WINDOWS – Overview – Motorola Mobility, Inc. USA

MOTOROLA MEDIA LINK for WINDOWS – Overview – Motorola Mobility, Inc. USA. Transfer and Sync photos, videos and music Easily move media back and forth between your phone.  You can use iTunes or Windows Media Player to manage your muic

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Bricked Xoom

No…not yet.   So I rooted the Motorola Xoom and amazingly I ran into zero problems.  After powering off the Xoom and taking a short break, I came back and re-powered it back up, it bricked and stuck at the … Continue reading

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Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 Makes Fine Xoom, iPad Alternative – Mobile and Wireless – News & Reviews – eWeek.com

Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 Makes Fine Xoom, iPad Alternative – Mobile and Wireless – News & Reviews – eWeek.com. Thanks to a less-than-stellar reception of the Android 3.0 “Honeycomb”-based Motorola Xoom, analysts have come to take a dim view of tablet computers based on … Continue reading

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Tablet wars getting hotter

Asus goes for the jugular is an excellent post reviewing the tablet by Asus.  This tablet is scheduled to go on sale at for $399.  The mobile wars is only heating up…three years from now we will have a full … Continue reading

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Remote desktop with your iPad or Xoom

Need remote desktop to your computer with your iPad?  We use the app MochaVNC which is found in the app store.  There is also Splashtop for iPad. You must download vnc to your desktop and run the server in order … Continue reading

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iPad vs. Xoom web surfing

Who is faster?  Cnet has an excellent video on iPad vs. Xoom.  Link Xoom, iPad2, G-Slate and Galaxy Chart   Motorola Xoom, iPads, Google Docs and Microsoft Office

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Repair Guides for iPhones, Droids, Xboxes, and more

Need a repair guide for one of your electronic devices. iFixit has hundreds of repair guides with step-by-step pictures of the breakdown and assembly of your electronic investments.

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Breaking down the Motorola Xoom Step by Step

Here’s a link Dawn sent on the step by step breakdown of the Xoom.  Link

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Motorola Xoom, iPads, Google Docs and Microsoft Office

Between Kevin, Dawn and Rick, I have a wealth of information coming at me.   Everyone comes to me for computer advice at school and many of my friends have jumped on the iPad wagon only to find out the … Continue reading

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Internet Speed Test

Here’s another excellent speed test for your internet connection. Link Results shown on lines pulling 2374 sessions (computers).

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