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Where and how to buy Rare “sonic the hedgehog” collectibles?

December 1, 2017
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Who doesn’t love Sonic the Hedgehog, the character which had captured the hearts of many when it originated in 1991! And due to the wide popularity of the character, it has slowly established its presence off-screen as well in the form of collectibles to enable the gamers can make a connection with the character and […]

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Will Apple’s $1 billion investment towards video streaming services fuel its next phase of growth?

August 21, 2017
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It seems everyone wants a stake in the video streaming pie! After Disney shocked the world with the announcement of its video streaming service, it is the turn of Apple to throw its hat in the ring. With this announcement, Apple will join the likes of Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, HBO and a host of […]

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Google Home’s First Major Update

May 30, 2017
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It is the gadget that brought voice search into the mainstream. Well, actually that was the Amazon Echo, but Google Home’s first significant update since its launch last October sees it close the gap further on its main competitor, in a bid to convince us all that it arrived at the party while Alexa was still choosing […]

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Amazon Merchants Whisper the Right KeyWords

December 21, 2016
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Products on Amazon are subject to optimization rather similar to products on a commercial website. Merchants aim to have their product descriptions appear on the first results of a search by a buyer. They have to pre-empt what words will be typed out. In amazon, not unlike in web search engines, those keywords can be […]

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The first look at Amazon Fire phone

July 29, 2014
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Amazon launched their first phone Amazon Fire, a couple of days ago and techies like me were given a chance to test it for half an hour. The first thing that came to my mind was that for someone who owns a Fire tablet, this device can be very appealing. The device has an expected […]

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5 considerations before going for cloud storage

August 6, 2013
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Today everyone talks about cloud computing especially digital storage. There is also saying that you don’t need to carry your USB flash memory around anymore because your cloud storage is already your walking storage. Companies like Dropbox, Sugarsync, Amazon and many more are making good profit by selling cloud storage space to end users. So, […]

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10 Practical Google Nexus 7 Tricks & Tips

May 1, 2013
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Google’s Nexus 7 has drawn a lot of attention from the global market since its release last July (first in the United States and Australia). Among various tricks and tips for Nexus 7 on the Internet, I have selected 10 of them I think are the most useful, to help you get the most of […]

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Amazon to make an iPhone competitor?

July 9, 2012
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Less than a year ago, Amazon released their cheap 7″ tablet, Kindle Fire, which enjoys great success. Now, new rumors, according to Bloomberg, says that Amazon is about to make their own smartphone in order to compete with the iPhone. According to the rumors, it is supposed to be Foxconn in China who will be […]

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Review: Sony PlayStation 3 Wireless Headset (Virtual Surround)

December 4, 2011
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Since I listed the Sony PlayStation 3 wireless headset with virtual surround on my top 10 gadgets I want for Christmas list, I’ve received a few questions from TechPatio readers about this headset. Honestly, this headset probably shouldn’t be on the “I want”-list, as I already have it, but I’m just so thrilled about this […]

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Top 10 Gadgets I Want For Christmas – And Maybe You Would Too? [2011]

November 27, 2011
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Greetings and welcome to the 2011 list of “top 10 gadgets I want for Christmas – and maybe you would too?”. This list also exists for 2009 and 2010, in case you want to check’em out for any ideas that might still be gadget worthy. Before we get on with this list for 2011, I […]

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Can the Federal Government Save Some Money by Switching to the Cloud?

September 6, 2011
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The Federal government of the United States currently spends about $80 billion annually on the information technology that backs up its innumerable agencies and projects. When President Obama entered office more than two years ago, he created a new federal overseer position for the sole purpose of trying to streamline government communications technology. This new […]

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When You’re Blogging For $$$

July 6, 2011
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Can you see blogging as a full time revenue earner for you? Do you see yourself blogging full time, eschewing day jobs? Are you interested in blogging for dollars, with the intent of joining the legion of blogging millionaires? How much can you realistically make out of your blog? Here are 6 lessons to learn […]

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Three Reasons Why The Kindle Doesn’t Cause Eye Strain

July 5, 2011
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Before digging deep into the topic, why would any one need a Kindle in the first place? In the age of the iPad where one can do almost anything and everything, the future of e-reading devices like the Kindle, which offers very less features when compared to an iPad seems to be bleak. But this […]

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Best Blu-ray Players

June 15, 2011
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When Blu-ray players first came on the market, they were exclusive, expensive pieces of technology. Now that a few years have gone by and the prices have fallen, there are more than a few models to choose from. But which players offer the best of performance, features and price? Here are the top Blu-ray players […]

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How Google protects your data in the cloud [video]

May 31, 2011
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Not long ago, Amazon’s cloud computing had a breakdown over several days and Sony lost millions of customer details to hackers and had to shut down their Playstation Network for about a month while they patched things up, as you probably already know. While this video by Google is produced before the Amazon and Sony […]

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Amazon Kindle revolutionizes reading habits

January 16, 2011
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While we are all busy tracking earth shattering inventions and gadgets, there is a silent revolution taking place in the book publishing world. Ebooks have entered the domain which techies feared to enter – e-publishing. The pioneer in this field is once again Amazon which brought out the first real, paper-like ebook reader – The […]

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Amazon lowers Nikon D7000 price for UK

October 19, 2010
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Amazon UK just lowered the price on Nikon D7000 (body only) from £1,099 to £972. If you already pre-ordered at the old price, I assume Amazon will just charge your creditcard less or issue a refund automatically. If you haven’t pre-ordered yet, Amazon expects it to ship on October 29th, though there’s no mention of […]

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5 reasons NOT to replace your Nikon D5000 with the new D7000

October 15, 2010
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A few days ago we looked into five reasons to replace your Nikon D5000 with the new Nikon D7000 – today it’s time to look into five reasons not to replace your D5000. Let me be honest, it was a lot tougher for me to find “don’t do it”-reasons than to find “do it”-reasons. If […]

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5 reasons to replace your Nikon D5000 with the new D7000

October 11, 2010
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The new Nikon D7000 annonced a month ago is a very interesting looking camera for enthusiasts photographers and probably also newcomers to DSLR in general. But with a price tag of $1,199 at Amazon US and £1,029 at Amazon UK (body only), is it worth upgrading to Nikon D7000 if you, like me, already own […]

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Where’s my Playstation Move, Amazon…?

September 29, 2010
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This post has no other purpose than to whine, cause sometimes that’s just necessary 🙂 Playstation Move was scheduled to hit the streets on September 17th, and it did, just not in my country. So I ordered it a few days before from Amazon in United Kingdom. I ordered the starter pack, an extra Move […]

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Nikon introduces a new mouth watering DSLR camera: D7000

September 15, 2010
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Yesterday I was working myself to come up with reasons I do not need Nikons new 55-300mm VR lens. Today I got myself a much bigger task at hand because Nikon has introduced their new D7000 camera which has everything I miss about my current D5000. I can’t really cover everything about this camera in […]

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Amazon makes fun of iPad with Kindle and sunlight

September 14, 2010
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Amazon has lowered it’s cheapest Kindle to only $139 which is quite cheap compared to the iPad at $499 – but of course there are some other differences too. Now, the iPad is not primarily an e-book reader, but that doesn’t stop Amazon making a little bit of fun of the iPad on two accounts: […]

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“Entourage” Has Blown Me Away – I Love That Show!

August 18, 2010
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Entourage is not a new tv show. It first began in 2004 and is now up to its 7th season. I’ve heard about the show a few times but thought it sounded boring. I mean, it’s about this actor guy in Hollywood who hangs out with his 3 friends, one being his manager, another being […]

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Sony HX5V – First Impressions (Quick Review With Video & Photo Samples)

August 7, 2010
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This is just a short “first impressions” review of the Sony Cybershot HX5V digital camera with GPS. I’m not going to go much into details and technical analysis, there are many other photo review blogs out there doing a much better job at that, than I would probably ever be able to do. Here’s a […]

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