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Sign Up for OS X Yosemite Beta, Fire Phone Reviews, and More

Not one, not two…but five cool things for you this Wednesday: Sign up for the OS X Beta Program and you’ll be able to download the Yosemite public beta tomorrow (on 7/24). Wired Magazine has some great best practices...

Five for Wednesday, #18

Curated in this week’s Five for Wednesday: Instagram and real estate, the “most ambitious mobile hot spot ever made,” and more. 1. Instagram continues to surge in popularity, and it’s an increasingly important part of a real estate agent’s social...

Five for Wednesday #17

Reviews of Android tablets, a great Chrome extension, and more in this week’s Five for Wednesday. 1. Photographs can make or break a real estate listing. Need to shoot better photos? Adobe’s “KnowHow” series of lectures and instruction (covering night...

Five for Wednesday #16

The best camera for under $250, and cell phone-charging pants. Those are two of this week’s Five for Wednesday. 1. Smartphone cameras are great for many things, but sometimes you need sharper pictures and more versatile performance. What’s the best...

Five for Wednesday #15

Amazon is about to enter the phone fray. This and more in Five for Wednesday. 1. Keep The Verge’s Amazon Phone Liveblog open; new posts will be updated in real time as Amazon reveals their newest mobile device. The event...

Five for Wednesday, #14

Two good resources regarding cloud computing, and Amazon’s delivery drones need a little help from their four-wheeled counterparts. It’s time for Five for Wednesday: 1. An up-to-date roundup of what you can get from Apple iCloud, Microsoft OneDrive, Google...
June 11, 2014

Five for Wednesday #12

Surface Pro 3 reviews, how to make 200 square feet feel much larger, and the Zuckasaurus, in this week’s Five for Wednesday. 1. Microsoft’s Surface Pro 3 is said to be as much a laptop as it is a...

Five for Wednesday #11

Shouting can help you find your iPhone, a reasonably-priced standing desk, and more in the 11th Five for Wednesday. 1. Marco Polo runs in the background of your iPhone (no Android version yet); when you shout “Marco!”, it replies...

Five for Wednesday #10

In the tenth Five for Wednesday: the future of Googling physical objects, how to mute people on Twitter, and more: 1. The Scio Scanner, about the size of thumb-drive, can determine the molecular makeup of food, medication, and other...

Five for Wednesday #8

This week’s Five for Wednesday runs the gamut from low tech (remember handwriting?) to the latest thing to stick in your ear: Taking notes longhand helps you remember information better than typing them does. In-ear wearables, aka “hearables,” could...