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Amazon Releases Price Check App

by Barbara J. Feldman December 20, 2011 released their Price Check app for Android and iPhone last week. Using either a scanned bar code, a snapped photo, typed input or voice command, the app will display product prices from (including all its online merchants.) In addition to reading reviews and buying directly from the app, you have the option of […]

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How Much Facebook Sharing is Too Much?

by Barbara J. Feldman December 6, 2011

Have you noticed news headlines showing up on your Facebook wall indicating that your friends are reading specific news articles? When you click on any of these shares, you are prompted to allow a Facebook app (such as the Washington Post’s Social Reader or The Guardian) access to your wall. If you click agree, every […]

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No Holding for FastCustomer App

by Barbara J. Feldman August 30, 2011

Do you hate waiting on hold for customer service? Now there’s an app for that! Simply download the free FastCustomer app for iPhone or Android, search for the company you want to reach, and click. That’s it! A customer service rep will call you back, and you will have saved yourself the agony of navigating […]

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Using Facebook Apps and a Secure Connection

by Barbara J. Feldman August 23, 2011

When Facebook started offering secure browsing, through the use of they created another problem: many Facebook apps do NOT offer a secure connection option, and therefore to use them, you need to turn off SSL for the rest of your session. To better understand the implications, read this article from Simple Help.

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Stream Netflix to your Android

by Barbara J. Feldman May 24, 2011

Android users now have one more reason to love Netflix. Last week Netflix began roll out of it’s streaming app to select Android phones. This means you can watch movies from your Instant Queue on your phone, with either a 3G or Wifi connection. To find out if your phone is among the first being […]

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Google Releases Free Video Conference Call App

by Barbara J. Feldman May 3, 2011

Just recently released from beta, Fring is Google’s free group video call app for iPhone and Android. The mobile phone app enables group video phone calls with up to four people at once, over Wifi or 3G/4G phone connections. It also allows plain-old audio talk and has a text chat mode. It even allows you […]

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