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If you’re looking for dead simple and secure file synchronization for your Android phone, BotSync links your phone to a remote FTP directory. Stop worrying about filling up your Dropbox quota and start syncing from your own server.

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If two iPhone alarm failures in less than three months (the Daylight Savings bug and the New Year’s bug) isn’t motivation to grab a 3rd party alarm app, we don’t know what is. Check out these feature-packed replacements for dependable time keeping.

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Most iPad styluses are blunt-tipped and over-priced. Make your own custom stylus with parts from around your workshop for free.

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If you frequently use your Android device as a music player you may have noticed how lack luster the song notifications are. If your media player of choice offers them at all, they are buried in the notification bar. Tune Pop...

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An advanced Trojan has appeared in the wild on Android devices. If you frequently load 3rd party off-market apps from less than sunny sources, it might be a good time to armor up your Android.

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Christmas was good to many of you and now you’ve got all sorts of tech questions related to your holiday spoils. Come on in and we’ll clear up how to squeeze more life out of your iPad, resize all those photos, and sync massive music collections to mobile devices.

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If you’ve got a brand new Android phone in need of customization–or maybe you never got around to tweaking yours in the first place–CompleteGuides has a handy guide to the ten things you should do right away with your new phone.

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If you’re in love with the click-for-voice-search button on Android phones, this clever extension adds voice search right into Google Chrome. Enjoy the same voice search capabilities on your desktop you enjoy on your phone.

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The Apple iPad is an amazing tablet, and to help you get the most out of it, we’ve put together a comprehensive list of every tip, trick, and tutorial for you. Read on for more.

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Yesterday Google released an updated Gmail application for Android 2.2 phones that supports the Priority Inbox feature—and more importantly, allows you to change your notifications to only alert you for important email. Let’s take a look.

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With all the buzz about Microsoft’s new Windows Phone 7, there’s one group that may feel left in the cold: those with older Windows Mobile 6.x devices.  Here’s some ways you can keep your now-obsolete device a little more viable and useful today.

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The Complete Android Guide is a 280-page book chock full of every menu option, hidden settings, and secrets that Google’s Android has to offer, and today they’ve got a promotion where you can get the downloadable eBook for only 99 cents. That’s a great deal!

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If you upgraded to the latest iOS release on your iPad, only to figure out that the screen orientation lock doesn’t work anymore, here’s how to lock the screen using the new, annoying method.

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At some point between my two hour Angry Birds marathon today, I happened to be installing some updates when I noticed something interesting—you can pause an application update or install. Here’s how it works.

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This week we learned how to choose a partition scheme for a Linux PC, create an index table like a pro with Microsoft Word, do a complete makeover of PowerPoint Slides with Pptplex, use a Wii remote as a gyroscopic mouse, know the difference between desktop and professional printers, and more.

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Whatever you do, don’t leave your iPhone or iPod sitting in a hot car—heat kills batteries faster than any other factor, and your device that used to keep a charge for hours will eventually barely hold a charge, and you’ll have to pay Apple to get it replaced. The same thing holds true for any really hot environment: try and store your device in a cool place.

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Want to see what all of the major Office apps for iPhone and iPod Touch offer without wasting money purchasing them all?  Here’s our definitive guide to the best iOS Office apps, so you can learn before you buy.

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If you do have an application freeze, your best bet will be to try and force quit the application first. It that doesn’t work, or your device is completely frozen, you can force reboot your device instead.

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If you are wondering what makes this game so special or standout from other games, then see what you think of this. When you play the game you get a mix of what your phone camera sees (i.e. a city skyline) and the game itself...

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Have you ever wanted to easily browse the folders on your iPhone or iPod Touch in Windows Explorer or OS X Finder?  Phone Disk makes it easy to do this, and you can get it for free until December 1st.

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Would you like to use Evernote anywhere without having to upgrade to a Premium account?  Premium Evernote subscribers can sync whole notebooks offline on iPhone, but here’s how you can get your most important notes anytime on any Evernote account.

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Do you own an Android phone and love the idea of theming your computer to match? Then you should have a look at this pack of fifteen high quality icons that will add a perfect Android touch to your computer.

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VLC is a geek’s favorite media player, and now it’s available for the iPod Touch and iPhone. Here we take a look at how to use it and what you can expect with the new app.

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Having an iOS device is essentially like having a mini computer with you all the time. If you browse the web with it, syncing your browser bookmarks between your computer and device is a must and we’ll show you how.

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If you’re a fan of VLC for your multimedia needs, and have an iPhone or iPod Touch, you might want to use it as a remote. Here we take a look at a couple of free apps that allow you to do it easily.

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