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Mingis on Tech: Android vs. iOS – How they stack up

Android blogger JR Raphael and Apple expert Michael deAgonia get ... animated, shall we say ... as they tackle the basics of which mobile OS is better when it comes to security, updates, app stores, customization and innovation. Can...

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Mingis on Tech: What makes Android 8.0 'Oreo' special?

Android blogger JR Raphael gives us a rundown on the cool and useful new features in Android 8.0, better known as Oreo.

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What is Kotlin? The Java alternative explained

Kotlin offers big advantages over Java for JVM and Android development, and plays nicely with Java in the same projects. Why not give it a try?

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61% off Etekcity Wireless Bluetooth 4.0 Receiver - Deal Alert

Stream audio from your Bluetooth device to any non-Bluetooth enabled receiver, speaker or car stereo with this adapter from Etekcity. Just connect it to your speaker system via a traditional RCA or 3.5mm aux audio input, and pair with...

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Mingis on Tech: For the new iPhones, 'X' marks the spot

Apple on Tuesday unveiled its long-awaited smartphone line-up, with the new iPhone 8 and 8 Plus available later this month. But the flagship iPhone X – the one techies will really want – won't arrive until November.

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Amazon Discounts Fire 7 by $15, Fire HD 8 by $25 For Prime Members - Deal Alert

Amazon's best-selling tablets feature vibrant displays, generous battery life, Alexa, parental controls, and everything you need to surf, check email, watch Netflix, read books, and more. Prime members can get a discount right now.

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61% off this 3-foot Anker Powerline+ USB C to USB 3.0 Cable - Deal Alert

Double-braided nylon exterior, toughened aramid fiber core and laser-welded connectors equip PowerLine+ with superior toughness from end-to-end.

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Get started with cloud app dev in Azure App Service

How to use Azure’s PaaS tools to build cloud-hosted apps that run on your mobile devices and in your browsers

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44% off Anker SoundBuds Bluetooth and Sweatproof Sport Headphones - Deal Alert

These Bluetooth headphones are lightweight, water resistant and provide up to 7 hours of listening on a single charge, making them a good consideration for workouts or outdoor activities.

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7 mobile usability success factors

7 key points in designing mobile apps to optimize usability and increase the chance for success

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The evolution of Samsung's Galaxy S

Get a look at how the key features of Samsung's Galaxy S smartphone have evolved from its debut in 2010 to today's Galaxy S8 and S8+.

52% off 299-Piece All-Purpose First Aid Kit - Deal Alert

The highly rated kit includes a first aid guide, vinyl gloves, bandages, cold compress, gauze pads, trauma pad, cotton-tipped applicators, first aid tape roll, antiseptics and all three common OTC pain medications. Neatly organized in...

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Save A Whopping $100 on Amazon Echo Right Now By Going Refurbished - Deal Alert

You can pick up Amazon Echo for far below list price, if you're comfortable buying refurbished. Which you can be, since Certified Refurbished products are tested and certified to look and work like new, and come with warranties.

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Will the new iPhone break the $1,000 barrier? | Tech Talk Ep 1, Pt 4

The panelists talk about their pricing predictions for the newest iPhone. Will this be the Apple device that gives consumers sticker shock?

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Why should enterprises care about intent-based networking? | Tech Talk Ep 1, Pt 2

The panelists break down Cisco's intent-based networking strategy, which brings machine learning to the networking realm. Plus, they hash out the ramifications for the security industry.

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GPS spoofing, jamming and real-world threats | Tech Talk Ep 1, Pt 3

The panelists talk about GPS spoofing, and rumors about hacking as a factor in recent ship collisions. Plus, they sort out the difference between GPS spoofing and GPS jamming.

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Is the smartwatch market dead? | Tech Talk Ep 1, Pt 1

Ahead of the latest Apple smartwatch rollout, the panelists debate whether vendors made a mistake introducing smartwatches to consumers first, rather than pursuing the enterprise market.

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Google releases SDK for augmented reality apps on Android

Similar to Apple’s ARKit for iOS, Android’s ARCore offers native APIs for motion tracking, environmental understanding, and light estimation

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