Posts by: Jeff Chabot

Jeff Chabot has a background in web development and design, as well as working in broadcast television as a studio engineer, lighting director and editor. He frequently writes about technology, broadcasting, digital entertainment, and the internet.

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

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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 creating a culture fascinated in mini gadgets, such as the miniature flare gun...

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How to Turn Off The Parallax Wallpaper Effect in iOS 7

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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 even complained it makes them a bit dizzy. Others have...

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

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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 devices. The plans are sometimes a more economical alternative for small businesses, families, and other groups who...

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Valve unveils the Steam Controller for Steam Machines

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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, Valve finally gave us more than a tidbit about Steam Machines, the hardware which...

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Comcast vs. DirecTV (comparison)

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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 customers across 40 states. DirecTV follows closely behind with about 20 million...