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cool tech July 7, 2014 posted by

Google Cardboard VR Toolkit – the cheapest – and coolest – virtual reality kit for your phone you can buy

The Oculus Rift is the VR baby of the tech world but it’s not the only game out there. In fact, for a few bucks you can actually build your own. Sure it won’t be as sleek as the Oculus Rift but the Google Cardboard VR Toolkit will definitely take you less time to build, and you won’t need gazillions in venture capital and a buyout to make your eyes happy.

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Google Cardboard VR Toolkit – the cheapest – and coolest – virtual reality kit for your phone you can buy
hmm..interesting October 24, 2013 posted by

Google adds official handwriting support in applications – bad typists rejoice

According to the Official Gmail Blog, Google has just added support for handwriting input for Gmail, Google Docs and other Google applications. As of today it is available 20 languages for Google Docs and 50 for Gmail, which means that users with a mouse or trackpad can add a personal touch to mail, sign documents or add characters not present on the keyboard.

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Google adds official handwriting support in applications – bad typists rejoice
Hacks & How to August 16, 2013 posted by

Top 10 Tech Tips For Surviving Your New Baby

Ah, the excitement of a new addition to the family. The joy, the pride, the exhaustion, the lack of sleep and personal hygiene…you get the picture. Adding a child to your family is one of the most wonderful and yet hardest things ever. Fortunately for us geeks, there are lots of technology options that can help us survive the process, keep baby happy and make sure everyone involved gets the absolute most out of the joy of parenthood.

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Top 10 Tech Tips For Surviving Your New Baby
Bookmark This! April 9, 2012 posted by

Google Account Activity lets you see exactly how much time you’re wasting

It you’ve got a Google account of any kind, YouTube, Google Mail or any of their other line of products, you may be interested to learn that you can now check how much time you’re spending on each of the applications you’re using. So if you suspect you’re spending too much time dawdling around on Gmail or doing too much searching on the Google search engine, this is the place to find out.

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Bookmark This! March 9, 2012 posted by

ChefHangout offers masterclass cooking lessons in your own kitchen

In the old days, if you wanted to learn to cook you’d have to travel to a cookery class, spend time learning in a strange kitchen, with strange people and spend a fair amount of money for the privilege. It’s not that there was anything wrong with this system, it’s just that a lot of people couldn’t spare the time or expense to go on this sort of Haute Cuisine course.

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Bookmark This! March 8, 2012 posted by

Social Photos lets you migrate photos or albums between Facebook, Flickr and Google+ instantly

Aargh photos, they’re everywhere. Who would have thought at the dawn of the digital camera era that we’d be swamped by a literal deluge of images sitting on hard drives across the globe. I’ve got 16,000 photos which have accumulated over the years and my collection is probably minute compared to some of yours. Where did they all come from? Anyway, the number may be daunting but organising them is an absolute nightmare, especially if like me you’ve got some…

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