There’s an Android App That Replies To Texts While You Drive

Texting while driving is frowned upon or illegal in most states. And ‘don’t text while you’re driving’ apps have come before, but State Farm’s recently updated Pocket Agent app for Android is a little different then those who’ve come before it. The On the Move widget within the app automagically replies to texts while …

Paycheck Friday: Purchasing Suggestions For Your Perusal

It’s Friday! Maybe you just got paid. You could use that money for boring stuff like bills, rent, and food, or you could act like a wonderfully impulsive consumer and spend it on any number of products. Here are some ideas to get you started based on your taxable income bracket.

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Is iTunes Going Social?

Apple’s special event next week will be pegged to music – that much we already know. There’s speculation that the Lala acquisition could come about next week but two separate outlets have reported that Apple won’t be bringing cloud-based streaming to iTunes, at least not yet. Boy Genius was tipped off social integration into …

OnMyWay Uses Your Phone’s GPS to Relay Tardiness to Others

If you’re perpetually late and you can’t afford a personal assistant because that aforementioned lateness causes you to miss out on fancy, lucrative business deals with marginally trustworthy individuals, maybe you’d benefit from something like OnMyWay.

It won’t help you get places on time, per se, but it’ll e-mail whomever you’re …

Forget to Take Your Pills? Don’t Worry, They’ll Call You

Boston-based Vitality has developed a prescription pill bottle cap with a built-in wireless chip that reminds you to take your medicine at a certain time every day. If you forget, it’ll call you or text you. If you need a refill, there’s a button inside the cap that’ll call your pharmacy. The whole system works as simple as plugging in a …

Ask Techland: Kindle or Nook?

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Ah, the old Kindle versus Nook debate. Which one’s right for you? Let’s find out in a spec-by-spec showdown. This information is accurate as of 8/25/10.


The Wi-Fi-only version of the Kindle costs $139; the Nook …

The $70 ‘iPADock’ Charges Two iPads, Four iPhones, and More

Sweet merciful crap, this thing does it all—and isn’t insanely expensive. The Japan-only iPADock can charge and sync two iPads at a time, an iPad and two iPhones, or four iPhones. Just about every model of iPod is welcome, too.

The backside of the dock sports two iPod nano slots, a three-port USB hub, three memory card readers, …

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