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Antares Rocket Explodes on Lift Off – suffers a catastrophic anomaly!

TweetA tragic and sudden end to the Antares Rocket for NASA today as the launch went sideways, so to speak, and the rocket exploded shortly after launch. This from the CBC…  The 14-storey rocket, built and launched by Orbital Sciences … Continue reading

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Nokia Rebrands Lumia to Microsoft Lumia

TweetThis comes via Nokia Conversations blog… When we announced that the Nokia Devices & Services business would become part of Microsoft, we also shared that Lumia, our smartphone brand, would become part of the Microsoft family. Since then, we have … Continue reading

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Smartphone Tip – Unlocked BlackBerry Smartphones at Just $299

TweetLooking for a new, or additional smartphone? Did you know that BlackBerry devices, many unlocked, can be bought directly from BlackBerry online? A quick look at the BB online shop reveals a number of smartphones for sale including the Bold … Continue reading

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Social Tip – Mastering your Twitter Analytics

TweetYou Tweet But Are You Aware of your Twitter Analytics? Here’s How — Ok you tweet, but do you have any idea how well your tweeting is doing? Indeed using twitter is subjective and it really is tough to say … Continue reading

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Have you Checked For Google Results That Could Harm or Destroy you?

TweetWe all know this, people will Google you, and in particular, if you happen to be in the search for a new job, a contract, or other employment related position, the chances are very high (estimated at 75%) that the … Continue reading

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HERE maps for Android (Beta)

TweetFrom HERE… HERE offers fast, accurate maps that are always ready to use, with or without an internet connection. Search for places, find routes and get turn-by-turn voice guidance wherever you are. Underground, on holiday, or even in the middle … Continue reading

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That awkward moment when Microsoft “borrows” the Ignite name

TweetOhmy, yep, that awkward moment when Microsoft rips… errrr adopts the Ignite name and brands their own event with it… pretty tacky Microsoft! This via Twitter and Scott Berkun who shared with us details of this interesting Microsoft event… the … Continue reading

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Hello Google Nexus 6 – Running Android 5.0 Lollipop

TweetThe following comes from Motorola: With Nexus 6, we’ve worked with Google to bring you a bigger phone with more everything. More screen. More speed. More power. And, it’s the best Android experience ever with:

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Infographic – INRIX Reveals The Hidden Cost of Gridlock on Our Roads

TweetWith drivers in our world’s worst traffic cities wasting more than 60 hours in traffic last year, the frustrating impact of traffic congestion on our time has been known for some time The Hidden Cost of Gridlock on Our Roads

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A new Reward from the USGS for Crowd Sourcing Citizen Scientists

Tweetan update from the USGS on their crowd-sourcing efforts… The National Map Corps (TNMCorps) data volunteers continue to make significant additions to the USGS’s ability to provide accurate mapping information and data to the public. To reward those citizen scientists, TNM Corps … Continue reading

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TextBuster Text Blocking BlueTooth Device Wants to Save Lives!

TweetHere’s something brilliant and perhaps an app that should be mandated by all motor vehicle insurance and licensing agencies! The TextBuster is fast and simple to install, works in any vehicle, prevents texting and mobile web access while the vehicle … Continue reading

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To Hack or not to Hack – Why “Hackathon”?

TweetThe term “Hacker” has been somewhat abused by the media, such that many may now view it as a derogatory term.  It has often been used by media to describe criminals who infect systems and breach networks. Hacker. Noun. “A … Continue reading

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