Increase your Android smartphone battery life by trying some of these simple tips

Dec 05, 2016 @ 5:47 AM ET By Ben Alonzo

Smartphones run multiple processes that can quickly drain your battery. Without going through settings, your phone is likely not optimized for longer lasting operation. Many of the screen features can also reduce the battery life of your phone. If you’ve got a new phone or are experiencing battery life problems, you need to first look ….read more

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The computer illiterate are getting ripped off by major computer retail stores

Dec 04, 2016 @ 2:41 AM ET By Staff

There was never a better time than now to know enough about computers, software, and the internet to make informed decisions. Retailers know that the technically illiterate are easy targets to charge for unnecessary repairs, installation, and software. You may end up spending thousands of dollars on computer parts or services that you absolutely don’t ….read more

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Amateur Electronic Supply Goes Out of Business, Sold to Ham Radio Outlet

Jul 13, 2016 @ 1:11 PM ET By Staff

This week’s news came as (sort of) a shock to the amateur radio hobby community. It turns out that Amateur Electronic Supply (AES) suddenly announced that they would be ceasing all business operations at the end of this month. Many hams were up in discussion about why, but it’s sort of obvious. We’ve just confirmed ….read more

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Cell phone driving laws are based on junk science, ignore other distractions and drunk driving

Apr 15, 2016 @ 3:42 AM ET By Ben Alonzo

Are you one of a majority of Americans that regularly uses a cell phone while driving? Many lawmakers and media are citing misleading statistics about the effectiveness of texting/cell phone while driving bans. Advances in technology mean more potential life distractions, but distractions have always been around in our daily lives. Education seems to be ….read more

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