Jabra TALK BT Headset review

JabraTALK

In the world of BlueTooth headsets, the Jabra TALK is actually achieving mediocrity at its height.  I own several BT units from the Jawbone HD to my LG HBS-700 stereo headset, and the Jabra falls squarely in between.  What you get is enough customizable parts to ensure comfort: two Earhooks, ...

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Flipboard Arrives on Android…Finally. #parity

FlipboardAndroid

I awoke to the news in my Google Reader that the APK for Flipboard had escaped from the recently announced Samsung Galaxy 3.  This app with the long-ago released Netflix were the only ones that still made me long for iOS.  But no more!   After loading up my Flipboard this morning on my ...

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Geek Alert: Refurb’d Kindle Fire is $139 shipped from Amazon [LIMITED TIME]

KindleFire

Looking to pick up an Amazon Kindle Fire but don’t wanna spend $200 in the process? Why don’t you jump all over this deal then? Normally selling for $169 from Amazon, a refurbished and fully warrantied Kindle Fire can be had for only $139 today only!  Hurry, the clock is literally ...

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Photographers Rejoice! Instagram posts a sign-up page for Android users.

Instagram

    Instagram is just one of a handful of apps that have truly made iOS a must-have.  The other being the beautifully designed and addictive Flipboard.  After seeing hundreds of Instagram pics uploaded to Facebook and Twitter, et al, I finally downloaded the app to my iPod Touch to ...

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Jawbone ICON HD Bluetooth Headset – [Review]

ICONHD man

Just like with my Jawbone JAMBOX, the packaging for Jawbone products are premium and are a prelude to what will be found inside.  Maybe not as good as Apple iDevices yet but they are getting close.  At first glance the Jawbone ICON HD could be just another bluetooth headset…not so.  With ...

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Samsung Galaxy Nexus [Review]

SGN

gal·ax·y/ˈgaləksē/ Noun: A system of millions or billions of stars, together with gas and dust, held together by gravitational attraction. The galaxy of which the solar system is a part; the Milky Way.  nexus plural of nex·us (Noun) Noun: A connection or series of connections linking two or ...

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Motorola XOOM (WiFi) – Get on Board because the Ice Cream Sandwich Update is happening! (OTA)

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  This morning was just like any other morning: got up early because the dog was barking to let me know that she had done her business in front of the bathroom AGAIN so I could step in it barefoot.  Then I booted up the old XOOM to get my morning on with my fresh... Read More

Platform Wars: A Meditation on the Amazon Kindle Fire and the B&N NOOK Tablet

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  Last night on the weekly podcast, we discussed the Amazon Kindle Fire and the new Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet, or,  the artist formerly known as the NOOK Color.  Are these actual e-Readers evolving into real tablets or are we witnessing the convergence of gadgets to come? The e-Reader ...

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Do You Still Care That Android is Open Sourced? (Op-Ed)

It’s the last quarter of 2011, and Google has barely three years in the Android can.  I started thinking about this in the last few weeks and especially after writing my last article and why Android is successful.  Is it still important that Android is an open source operating system?  It ...

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A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to World Domination

Google purchased the Android, Inc. company back in 2005, then announced the Open Handset Alliance in, 2007.  Then in the Fall of 2008, the lowly T-Mobile G1 was open to the public.  But the initial business model that Google put forth may have gone awry in the time since up to now. In the ...

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Motorola Hearts Google: A Love Story

Way back in September of 2005, Motorola came out with a bold new cellular telephone that could, in fact, sync with your Apple iTunes account.  This auspicious device was dubbed the Motorola ROKR-E1.  At the time it came with a mind blowing 512MB upgradeable SD card that could hold one-hundred ...

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The WiFi XOOM Gets the Google Movie Player…But No Movies?

This morning I awoke to a brand new application in the Android Market: Google Video.  I can browse movies and even see the ones that I have on my XOOM, but it takes me to the web interface and not a native rental store.  Plus, the Market states that only the Verizon version (say that... Read More

Tether your Wi-Fi XOOM to your Android Phone via Bluetooth

  I came across this beauty a few minutes ago on XDA.  Even though it’s a few months old, it definitely applies to the new Wi-Fi only XOOM and possibly the new HC tabs being released.  In fact, it has now made my XOOM my primary travel machine instead of the iPad 2.  Because most... ...

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Stock Google Voice app running on XOOM

    Today after playing around some more with the XOOM, I figured I’d try to install Google Voice one more time.  Well, what do you know.  It worked!  By the way, this is not the modified .apk found on XDA.  This is the stock version 0.3.4(#13).  So if you can get your hands ...

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And Just Like That, TweetComb Drops To The Price of Free

Was just browsing the Android Market from my XOOM and I stumbled upon TweetComb again. I was intrigued to use as an alternative to Plume but am now motivated because the low, low price of $2.99 has been downgraded to the really low price of Free. Get it here. Enjoy!

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