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Entries by Drew Guarini from 04/2013

FTC Seek Technology To Block Illegal Robocalls

Posted 04.02.2013 | Technology

WASHINGTON (AP) — There may one day soon be another way to fight those annoying prerecorded phone pitches known as robocalls. The Fed...

The Nocebo Effect: How We Worry Ourselves Sick Over Wi-Fi

Posted 04.03.2013 | Technology
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Many of us hope to find Wi-Fi wherever we go, preferably for free. But some people devote their lives to avoiding Wi-Fi altogether. Sufferers of Wi-Fi...

Bitter Apple: A History Of Apple's Apologies

Posted 04.04.2013 | Technology

Being the biggest tech company in the world means always having to say you're sorry. This week, Apple apologized to Chinese consumers after critic...

HTC One Offers Beautiful Hardware, Weak Software

Posted 04.08.2013 | Technology

NEW YORK (AP) — Ready for the battle of the phones? This year's crop of high-end smartphones is starting to emerge, like bear cubs crawling out of t...

Yeah Yeah Yeahs Advise Concertgoers To Ditch Smartphones At NYC Show

Posted 04.09.2013 | Technology

Alt-rock trio the Yeah Yeah Yeahs have had it up to here with inconsiderate concertgoers. No, not attendees starting fires or hurting each other. In 2...

This Is Why You Shouldn't Use Your iPad To Film Videos (VIDEO)

Posted 04.21.2013 | Technology

Here's another reason you shouldn't be using your iPad to take videos, apart from the fact that you look like you're filming with a cooking sheet when...

Apple's Fading Allure Worries Investors, Suppliers

Posted 04.21.2013 | Technology

(Reuters) - Apple Inc marketing chief Phil Schiller let slip during last August's courtroom battle with Samsung that when setting forecasts for new iP...

This Minimalistic Gmail Cheat Sheet Will Make You A Gmail Wizard

Posted 04.23.2013 | Technology

No chart in the world can help get rid of your 20,000 unread emails on Gmail. That's all on you or the Mailbox app. There is a chart from Visual.ly...

Twitter Hacks: Real Consequences Abound For Twitter's Fake Tweets

Posted 04.24.2013 | Technology

(Reuters) - Does Twitter have a credibility problem? For many, a single fake tweet from the Associated Press account that briefly roiled financial ...

Ella Fitzgerald, 'The First Lady Of Song,' Honored With Google Doodle

Posted 04.25.2013 | Technology

There have been plenty of First Ladies, but there's only one First Lady Of Song. On Thursday, Google celebrated what would have been Ella Fitzgeral...

The White House Joins Tumblr, Promises GIFs

Posted 04.26.2013 | Technology

The first administration of social media just ventured farther into the Interwebs. On Friday afternoon the White House launched its own Tumblr acco...

Tribeca Film Festival Awards The Best Vines In #6SECFILMS Competition

Posted 04.29.2013 | Technology

Martin Scorsese worked a lifetime before finally winning a Best Director Oscar for "The Departed" in 2006. If only he'd been making 6 second Vines ins...

Webby Awards Winners Include 'House Of Cards,' Frank Ocean

Posted 04.30.2013 | Technology

NEW YORK (AP) — Netflix's groundbreaking "House of Cards" may be the first digital series nominated for a best drama Emmy. But it will start with a ...