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Q&A: Is it possible to overcharge a laptop battery?

Q&A: Is it possible to overcharge a laptop battery?

You’ve got tech questions, here are the answers. Kim Komando helps you make the most of your technology by answering your thorniest tech questions. So if you’re wondering what to buy, how to plug it in, or how to fix it, Kim can help. OVERCHARGING A BATTERY Q. Is it possible to overcharge a laptop […]
Don’t Abridge Your Patients’ Stories

Don’t Abridge Your Patients’ Stories

The medical community is currently facing many simultaneous changes to the way it has functioned.  These range from the adoption of ICD-10 to Electronic Health records (EHR), and all of them essentially ask doctors to do more with the same amount of time.  They are being required to fill out more information than before with […]
Fully Charged – AT&T’s new Solar-Powered Charging Stations to increase user connectivity

Fully Charged – AT&T’s new Solar-Powered Charging Stations to increase user connectivity

How many times have you been faced with the dilemma of choosing between using data connection to navigate to your destination or saving your phone battery from draining? Or how many times are you caught up in a situation when you had to send an important email while you are commuting but your battery is […]
Google Adds to their Mapping Service Dominance

Google Adds to their Mapping Service Dominance

Google’s powerful mapping services will become even more dominant after the acquisition of an Israeli social mapping start-up called Waze. Waze features real-time traffic data partially provided by users with the goal of helping drivers find the fastest route to a destination. Waze’s success in part is due to the reliance of its users who […]
Life Insurance: The Future for Sony

Life Insurance: The Future for Sony

Sony is widely known as a top tier consumer electronics company specializing in gaming consoles, most notably the PlayStation series, and high definition televisions. However, they are losing money on each of these products in recent years. Sony’s most successful departments have surprisingly not been in electronics, music or movies, but actually their life insurance […]
The Steady Decline of Console Gaming

The Steady Decline of Console Gaming

I unboxed my first console, the Nintendo 64, back in 1999. Countless hours were spent in front of the television sets of my friends’ or my own playing Super Smash Brothers, Pokemon Stadium, and Mario Kart. These games kept us company and we never asked, or could even picture, an even more advanced and better […]
The Latest Tablet Xperience… Sony’s Tablet Z

The Latest Tablet Xperience… Sony’s Tablet Z

An innovative new gadget was introduced to the tablet world at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain.  Introducing… Sony’s Xperia Tablet Z.  This 10.1” tablet replicates the straightforward, angular design aesthetic of Sony’s Xperia Z Smartphone.  It’s just 6.9mm – making it the thinnest 10.1” tablet available – and weighs in at a trivial […]
Rejoice, Google Stockholders!

Rejoice, Google Stockholders!

Heads are being held high in the offices of Google, Inc. as of late. Google’s stock rose 2.6% on February 1, closing at a record $775.60. This surpassed Google’s previous all-time high of $774.38, which it reached in October 2012. The company is also expected to be nearing the end of a three-year antitrust investigation […]
Fishing in the Fishbowl of Facebook: A Perspective on Third Party Apps Gone Rogue

Fishing in the Fishbowl of Facebook: A Perspective on Third Party Apps Gone Rogue

Say what you’d like about Facebook- but 10% of the world has one (a staggering statistic, especially considering that most websites only have a fraction of one percent of the world’s population or less). However, as it has spread, has it really managed to become a vacuum of the internet, one that combines all aspects […]
A Future Leading to Sustainable Plastics

A Future Leading to Sustainable Plastics

Keeping our environment healthy is a job that all of us most contribute too. Small efforts like recycling plastic bags from the grocery store can be a good way to get started, but there are many ways in which we can help our planet. Pick a few things and start helping out the earth today. […]