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Malware on Mobile Devices is up 45 percent in the past two years.

According to research by Alcatel-Lucent more than 16 million mobile devices were infected with some form of malware in 2014.  Malicious software on mobile was up 20 percent the previous year (2013) bringing the the total increase in malware attacks … Continue reading

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Warner, Universal and Sony Buy Shares in Shazam • Apple Rumoured to buy Beats for 3.2 Billion!

It’s been a crazy week on the financial side of the music and tech industry. Warner Music Group, Universal Music Group and Sony Music Entertainment have purchased $3 million shares each in Shazam Entertainment, creators of the immensely popular music app … Continue reading

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New Wireless Multiroom Audio Systems Introduced at CES 2014

With almost 10 years of innovation and annual sales in excess 0f 250 million Sonos sits firmly entrenched at the top of the Wireless Multiroom Audio market.   While Sonos may be on top,  Samsung, Panasonic, LG and newcomers BlueSound, … Continue reading

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New Apple TV 2012 and What you need to know

As predicted on this blog weeks ago,  Apple CEO Tim Cook introduced a new Apple TV this week during the iPad 3 keynote address in San Francisco.  Techtipsandtoys predicted Apple would announce a new Apple TV at the end of … Continue reading

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Samsung Buys out Sony’s Share of LCD Joint Venture

Samsung Electronics has agreed to buy out Sony’s entire stake in their LCD Panel joint venture (S-LCD) for a whopping $939 million in a move to help turn Sony around by shedding some of it’s debt amid forecasts of an … Continue reading

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HP TouchPads Still Available

On August 30th, HP announced that it will produce ‘one last run’ of TouchPads to meet unfulfilled demand. Since we announced the price drop, the number of inquiries about the product and the speed at which it disappeared from inventory … Continue reading

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HP Calls it Quits for the TouchPad after only seven weeks!

I went to my local Best Buy store today and the entire storefront windows were a Giant Ad for the New HP TouchPad tablet.  Once inside I asked the sales agent if I could see an HP TouchPad and was … Continue reading

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Minnesota Woman Fined $54,000 dollars for Illegally Downloading Music

Last year a federal jury found a 32 year old Minnesota woman guilty of illegally downloading music from the Internet and fined her $62,500 each — a total of $1.5 million — for 24 songs. Jammie Thomas-Rasset’s case was the … Continue reading

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Asus GX-D1051, 5 Port Gigabit Switch Review

If you’re looking for a rock solid, affordable, 5 Port, Gigabit Switch the Asus GX-D1051 is an excellent choice and highly recommended. When you think of Routers and Switches d-link, netgear and cisco are the first brands that come to … Continue reading

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D-Link MainStage 2.0 WiDi Adapter – wireless video streaming

If you’ve got an Apple Laptop, iPad or iPhone you can us Airplay and Apple TV to wirelessly stream HDTV video to your Big Screen TV but up until this year there hasn’t been a lot of options for Windows … Continue reading

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