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How to Create an Eye Mesmerizing Parallax Wallpaper in iOS 7

The parallax effect in Apple’s iOS 7 was designed to give the phone display a sense of depth, using layers rather than simple drop shadows on icons which can be limiting. That is, at least, what lead designer Jony Ive said he w...
 
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Logitech Folio for iPad Mini-9907
Logitech Folio for iPad Mini-9907

A Tale of Mini Gadget Success: 10 of the Best (list)

L
ets’ face it. Mini is hard to resist. From mini dog breeds to mini cars, and even mini doughnuts, you might say big things come in small sizes. Early James Bond films played a large role in ...

 
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How to Turn Off The Parallax Wallpaper Effect in iOS 7

Apple’s parallax effect in iOS 7 gives the illusion of looking under the application icons, giving the phone display a sense of depth not seen in previous iOS updates. But the parallax effect is not for everyone, and some have ...
 
iOS Applications
 
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Twitter & Comcast to Integrate TV Remote Features in Tweets

Comcast and Twitter have announced a new feature that will allow subscribers to jump to a TV channel via a Twitter post. How does it work? From within a tweet, users will be able to click on an embedded “See It” button that wil...

 
Comparisons
 
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tmobile vs sprint
tmobile vs sprint

Sprint One Up VS. T-Mobile Jump Phone Upgrade Plans (comparison)

We’ve been doing quite a few phone upgrade comparisons here at Gadget Review, trying to sort out which wireless provider offers the best value and the quickest phone upgrade options. This week we look at the number 3 and 4 larg...
 
Laptops
 
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Best Buy leaked Data Sheet Suggests New 11.6” HP Chromebook

One of the best deals in town still might the Google Chromebook, the slimmed-down line of laptops built for web-based work and storing documents in the cloud. A new leaked data sheet from Best Buy suggests a new model on the ho...

 
Comparisons
 
ATT Next vs Verizon Edge
ATT Next vs Verizon Edge
ATT Next vs Verizon Edge

AT&T vs. Verizon Wireless Shared Plans (comparison)

Both Verizon (the largest wireless provider in the U.S.) and AT&T (the second-largest wireless provider in the U.S.), offer “shared plans.” Meaning, you can share your voice minutes, texting, and data across multiple device...
 
Gaming
 
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Valve unveils the Steam Controller for Steam Machines

Last week Steam announced a trio of gaming goodness, starting with the company’s plans to release a Linux-based free operating system called SteamOS, which will essentially be a gamer’s OS for the living room PC. Secondly, Valv...

 
TV Provider Comparison
 
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TV Watching
TV Watching

Comcast vs. DirecTV (comparison)

In our ongoing TV service provider comparison series, let’s compare two giants -- Comcast and DirecTV – and see who comes out on top. Comcast is the largest cable TV provider in the US, serving approximately 22 million customer...
 
 
Home Theater
 
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DirecTV Review

History DirecTV first launched service in 1994 and celebrated their one millionth customer about a year-and-a-half later in November, 1995. Today, they serve approximately 20 million TV subscribers across the US. The company is...

 
TV Provider Comparison
 
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TV Watching
TV Watching

Comcast vs. Dish Network (comparison)

Comcast is a Multi-system operator (MSO), offering TV, Internet and phone service in 40 states as well as the District of Columbia. The company is the largest cable TV provider in the US, with approximately 22.3 million subscri...
 
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TV Watching
TV Watching

Cox vs. DirecTV (comparison)

Cox Communications is the third largest cable TV provider in the United States. Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, the company has about 6 million subscribers, with approximately 3 million customers paying for digital cable ser...