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Americans Have Spent a Ridiculous $5.9 Billion Fixing Their iPhones

People sure do love their iPhones, but they also can't seem to stop dropping them—good news for the booming iPhone-repair business. In fact, a recent accident survey by SquareTrade found that the American population has spent nearly $5.9 billion fixing their damaged phones since the first device hit the market in 2007.

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American Airlines Attendants and Pilots Go Hi-Tech; iPads and Social Media Allow the Airline to Offer Better Customer Service

Been to the doctor lately?  You might have noticed that some physicians are making use of iPads and smart phones to serve you better;  Whether they're looking up diagnoses or searching your actual electronic medical file, modern technology is helping them do their job better.  Now, that same technology is about to make your next airline flight better.

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What Features Does the New iPhone 5 Have? LTE, Larger Screen, iOS 6 and More

At a press conference this morning in San Francisco, Apple introduced the iPhone 5.

The latest version of the best-selling smartphone has been highly anticipated ever since the somewhat disappointing release of the previous iteration, the iPhone 4s.

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Alpha Dog A Soldiers Best Friend

No, this is not science fiction, and could very soon be used in the military. US military brass today showed off the latest version of their robot dog.

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Here’s a Little Known Trick With Your Car Remote

You probably won't use this feature much in the winter. Unless your car dealer told you, or you read your manual....pause for laughter...most people don't know about this trick with your car.

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Voice Mail Becoming a Thing of the Past

Voice mail is a royal pain, it's clumsy, annoying, and wastes time. I'm not alone in my feeling, according to USA Today.

With the rise of texting, instant chat and transcription apps, more people are ditching the venerable tool that once revolutionized the telephone business,

In data prepared for USA TODAY, Vonage, an Internet phone company, says the number of voice-mail messages left on user accounts was down 8% in July from a year ago.

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Freddie Mercury to Become an Angry Bird

Late Queen frontman Freddie Mercury is being honored in the most amazing of ways, and not just by having Sacha Baron Cohen portray him in an biopic. The vocalist is now an honorary member of the Angry Birds family.

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Would You Snoop Through a Partner’s Email and Texts?

Privacy seems to be an antiquated notion, especially when it comes to our personal lives.

Not only are more and more people splashing details on social media sites for all the world to see, but lots of us have become increasingly nosy about what our romantic partners are doing, too.

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Almost One In Three Online Reviews Are Fake Says New York Times

One of the fist things I use when considering a purchase are the reviews. Some of them really do sound too good to be true. Often, that's enough to stop me from making that purchase.

A data mining expert, Bing Liu tells the New York Times that about one in three online reviews are fake.

The reason: there’s a lot of money in fake reviews, according to an expose' by the New York Times, said USA Today.

Take the case of Todd Rutherford, for example.

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Read The Speech President Nixon Never Had To Give On Apollo 11

There were no certainties when it came to Apollo 11. President Nixon knew this of course, and according to The Daily, had his writers prepare this speech just in case the astronauts did not return. Fortunately, he never had to give it.

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Barack Obama vs. Mitt Romney In the Smartphone Showdown Game of the Year

It’s not everyday that you get to see Mitt Romney smacked in the face with a hot dog or President Obama trounced with a balloon sword… Until now. Thanks to a new, free phone game called Vote!!!, you can see it every day. It might seem like they’ve lost sight of the point of democratic elections by making the two presidential candidates go toe-to-toe, but the folks at Epic Games could actually be on to something.

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Paul McCartney Gives Fans a Chance to Mix His Songs With ‘Rude Studio’ App

Paul McCartney fans can now enjoy a new form of musical experimenting. The former Beatle has added a mixing board application to his website, allowing visitors to act as the producer on some of his most popular songs.

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