Over 40% of Americans Suffer from Extreme Gadget Obesity

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It is pretty common for us to have multiple devices, and these multiple devices need to be replaced with newer, faster, cooler devices.  If you’re hanging on to your old device for  along time, even though you have that latest flashy one that replaced it, you may  belong to what is known as gadget obesity.

What is extreme gadget obesity? It’s a general term used by some folks, such as uSell, to describe those households that decide to keep their old, outdated tech items for at least 2 years after their last use. Continue reading “Over 40% of Americans Suffer from Extreme Gadget Obesity” »

iPhone 5 vs. Galaxy S3: Which smartphone is better for surfing the Web?

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Both phones are really good at what they do. And they each have great displays, but which is better suited for browsing the web?  According to a recent study, 55% of users who own a smartphone, use their smartphone to surf the web (http://pewinternet.org/Reports/2012/Cell-Internet-Use-2012/Key-Findings.aspx) .   The following compares the crucial features that come into play that determine which phone is the best for surfing the web.

DISPLAY: The Galaxy S3’s 4.8 inch screen (1280 x 720 resolution) wins in the real estate category vs. the iPhone 5’s screen size of 4 Inches (1136 x 640 resolution),  which is bigger than previous iPhones but no match for the Galaxy’s size. The iPhone 5’s Retina display does make the images Continue reading “iPhone 5 vs. Galaxy S3: Which smartphone is better for surfing the Web?” »

Channel Master CM-7000PAL Digital Video Recorder – Dump your satellite and cable providers and save over $500 a year in monthly fees.

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DVRHow many times have you purchased a pricey tech gadget and it actually made money for you?  Probably not many have.  This product will give you a return on investment within eight months or sooner if your monthly satellite bill or cable TV bill is $50 or more a month. Most probably pay much more and considering cable bills will reach $200 a month (http://www.pcmag.com/ article2/ 0,2817,2402813,00.asp) by 2020, it is probably time to change how you watch TV now.   That extra cash you were paying monthly to the greedy satellite and cable providers can now be pocketed in your wallet. Continue reading “Channel Master CM-7000PAL Digital Video Recorder – Dump your satellite and cable providers and save over $500 a year in monthly fees.” »