smartphones Archive

What We’re Reading: Aug. 31 – Sept. 6

In-your-face rental signs, iPhone 5s next week, and flu shot season How effective are your for sale or for rent signs really? German artist and self-described inventor of useless things, Niklas Roy, makes sure you notice the for rent...
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September 6, 2013

What We’re Reading: Aug. 24 – Aug. 30

Harry Potter real estate, Roast Duck Shanghai-style, and Texting If country living is your thing, we have the perfect piece of Harry Potter real estate for you to check out–Ron Weasley’s home. How much could the Weasleys make if...
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August 30, 2013

What We’re Reading: Jan. 26 – Feb. 1

Blackberry, small living, and disclosure dilemmas David Pogue, the tech guy from the New York Times, gives BlackBerry’s ‘hail Mary’ phone, the Z10, a pretty glowing review while Walt Mossberg from the Wall Street Journal was a little more critical...
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February 1, 2013

What We’re Reading: Sept. 8 – Sept. 14

Value-killing remodeling, new iPhone, testing Bing vs. Google As more and more housing markets improve, homeowners are beginning to consider pulling up stakes to head to a new home. But before you place your home on the MLS, consider...
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September 14, 2012

What We’re Reading: Aug. 18 – Aug. 24

iPhone tips, how to find fake followers in twitter, and a tumblr of repentent pooches The Wall Street Journal gives ten tips and tricks every iPhone and iPad user should know, including shortcuts to access apps, a quick way to...
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August 24, 2012

Augmented Reality

Augmented reality always seems to be the next big thing that never turns into anything. AR is when you have a live image of something – like through your smartphone’s camera – and then the image is enhanced with...
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November 16, 2011

What We’re Reading: Aug. 21-27

Inside the Secret World of Trader Joe’s (Fortune) Don’t Call Sprouter ‘Twitter for Entrepreneurs’ (WebWorker Daily) Outsourced Call Centers Return, To U.S. Homes (National Public Radio) Watts up? People Habitually Underestimate their Energy Consumption (The Economist) Housing Fades as...
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August 27, 2010