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  • Your mediocre iPad may create a market for great new electronic gadgets

    Your mediocre iPad may create a market for great new electronic gadgets
    The iPad and other tablets are popular because they're good at a wide range of functions -- Web browsing, game-playing, emailing, listening to music and reading. For smartphones, add phone-calling and text messaging. But while they may be jacks-of-all-...
  • With WebRTC, the Skype's no longer the limit

    WebRTC, a free browser-based technology, looks set to change the way we communicate and collaborate, up-ending telecoms firms, online chat services like Skype and WhatsApp and remote conferencing on WebEx. Web Real-Time Communication is a proposed...
  • Firms' don't-call-us policies speak volumes

    Firms' don't-call-us policies speak volumes
    Expecting a company to actually speak with its customers is so 20th century. Call me old school when it comes to customer service. I believe that when you treat people fairly and respectfully, they'll keep bringing you their business. That means...
  • The Biblioracle: Small sites counter Amazon's access

    The Biblioracle: Small sites counter Amazon's access
    Barring some kind of monumental screw-up, Amazon will be the dominant e-book retailer forevermore. Amazon is certainly capable of screwing up. The Fire Phone that was launched to great fanfare before being quickly discounted to 99 cents seems like a...
  • Microsoft sells Nook stake back to Barnes & Noble

    Microsoft sells Nook stake back to Barnes & Noble
    Did Microsoft get buyer's remorse? The software giant bought a big stake in Nook from Barnes & Noble in 2012. And now it's selling it back. Barnes & Noble had been struggling to get its e-reader on solid footing. While the Nook was well-reviewed, it...
  • Barnes & Noble, Microsoft end Nook partnership

    Barnes & Noble, Microsoft end Nook partnership
    Barnes & Noble and Microsoft are "consciously uncoupling” to the tune of about $125 million in cash and stock. More than 2-1/2 years after entering into a "strategic partnership," the two companies have ended their agreement over the struggling...
  • Kindle Fire owners get free access to Washington Post

    Kindle Fire owners get free access to Washington Post
    The Washington Post announced a new app on Thursday that gives Amazon Fire tablet users free online access to the paper. Fire owners have free access to The Washington Post for six months, with no subscription required. Readers would then have to sign...
  • National Federation of the Blind of CT offers free Braille calendars

    It's the time of the year when many people go out to purchase a calendar for the coming new year, either for themselves or as a holiday gift. Blind and low-vision people can now also find a readable calendar of their own. The National Federation of the...
  • Acknowledging climate change in GOP's best interest

    Acknowledging climate change in GOP's best interest
    November has been a good-news/bad-news month for the climate struggle. The U.S. and China just inked an historic agreement to limit greenhouse gas emissions, but that accord is imperiled by the American electorate. We have just entrusted Congress to a...
  • Share your blessings with those in need

    Many people find the holiday season to be a time to share their blessings with the less fortunate. Local organizations and advocacy groups such as those below would put your gift to good use. A. Eugene Hoeper Foundation/Deaf Outreach is a program that...
  • Amazon Whips Out TV Stick Against Google's Chromecast and Roku

    Amazon.com, after debuting its first Internet set-top this spring, is now going after Google's low-cost Chromecast with its own $39 stick-based streaming adapter for HDTVs. The Fire TV Stick, which plugs into the HDMI port on a TV set, provides...