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iPad Prototype Sells for $10,000 on Ebay

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Steve Jobs has one more reason to smile down on us as the prototype for the Apple iPad sold for over $10,000 on eBay this weekend. The auction started at the cheap price of $4,800 with the “Buy Now” option at $10,000. The buyer, however, paid an extra $800 for

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Instagram Competitor PicPlz Shutting Down Next Month

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For the few people who still use the Instagram competitor for photo sharing, PicPlz, the free service will unfortunately be shutting down within the next month. The announcement was first posted on PicPlz’s blog on Friday and they also emailed all current users today to break the news. The official

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Increase WordPress Upload Limit

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How to increase wordpress max file size upload limit from 2MB? Use the code below and put it on your .htaccess file #Change upload limits php_value memory_limit 34M php_value post_max_size 33M php_value upload_max_filesize 32M php_value max_execution_time 600 #Change upload limits end You can change the values for each line.

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Apps for Limousines on Demand

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The average adult doesn’t exactly count on a chauffeured limo to take them hither and yon on a daily basis; most of us simply make our way thanks to a long line of clunkers (and maybe even a new set of wheels here and there). Of course, there are occasions

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Differences between OpenOffice and Microsoft Office

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Computing technology may be constantly changing, but the need for a reliable word processing program remains a requirement for almost all computer users. Two of the most popular on the market are Microsoft Office and OpenOffice, and though they both have ‘office’ in the name, they are significantly different. So

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Google Glasses Unveils First Video

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It seems Google is always one step ahead of what seems technologically possible. Recently the company unveiled a new product called Google Glasses. The glasses are supposed to aid users in identifying images they encounter while wearing them. The person wearing the glasses takes a picture of what they are

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YouTube Spaces Channel for Home Design

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Watch out HGTV, a new home design channel is born. And it’s on YouTube. Spaces is a new channel on the wildly popular video clip site as a part of their efforts to create and air original content. Instead of only using the site to watch animals being hilarious, people

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Apple’s Jony Ive Is Knighted

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Apple products have had a massive impact on technology and popular culture in general. Their iPhone set the standard that all other smartphones are judged by, as did their iPod for MP3 players and their iPad for tablet devices. They’re incredibly user-friendly, sleek and sexy, and seem to offer customers

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CDC Study Reports Higher Education Is Linked to Longer Life

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Not only does a college education lead a person to a more successful life, it also leads them to a healthier and longer life. A recent study by the National Center for Health Statistics, a subdivision of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, found a direct correlation with a

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Teacher Earns $700,000 From Selling Kindergarten Lesson Plans Online

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Teaching isn’t a profession you would go into to make big money. In fact, a lot of teachers have to work extra jobs during summer and winter breaks just to help make ends meet. Using the new ecommerce startup Teachers Pay Teachers, educators can now earn a little extra money

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