Archive for March, 2011

American Express Serve digital payments service launches with Android/iOS apps

American Express Serve digital payments service launches with Android/iOS apps

American Express wasn't planning to sit around watching rivals like MasterCard ink deals for new electronic payment systems; instead, it has come out with its own system. American Express Serve uses Android and iOS apps to manage a digital account, rather than tying it to a single debit card, allowing for online purchases, bill payments and person-to-person transfers.

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Hyper Touch Guitar has no strings attached

Hyper Touch Guitar has no strings attached

The guitar is one of the coolest musical instruments around. You can get all sorts of guitars from toys to game controllers up to the real thing for musicians to use. This new concept product is called the Hyper Touch Guitar and it looks like a mash up between a video game controller and a real guitar.

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iPad and iPad 2 card reader does CF and SD cards

iPad and iPad 2 card reader does CF and SD cards

If you are a photographer that has an iPad, you probably have one of the card readers that allows you to plug your SD card into your iPad. If you use a DSLR that is more aimed at the pro shooter, your camera might use CF cards instead of SD cards. There are several SD card readers for the iPad, but not CF users have been pretty much out of luck.

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Microsoft launches campaign of epic douchebaggery

Microsoft launches campaign of epic douchebaggery

This is just plain crazy and any legislator that votes for Microsoft in this quest deserves to be ousted in the next elections. Microsoft is on a campaign to make it illegal for companies inside the US to buy from overseas firms that use unauthorized software. That might not sound that bad at first glance.

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Test drive Android apps on Amazon Appstore

Test drive Android apps on Amazon Appstore

I am an iPhone user, but I have a bunch of Android devices laying around here that I use for games and surfing the web on occasion. I can appreciate a good Android app as much as the next geek. The problem is that generally I have to download and hope the game is worth the space on my Galaxy Tab and delete if not.

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