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By Paul Gorski U.S. Cellular and Google have recently announced that the 4G LTE Nexus 6 smartphone is now available in stores and online. The brand-new Google Nexus 6 is available for only $199.99 with a two-year...
- Posted December 16, 2014
Tech-Friendly: Giganticon and Big Buttons Keyboard Android apps make data entry easier on a Moto G smartphone
By Paul Gorski I was presented with a problem: make phone dialing and data entry easier on a Motorola Moto G smartphone. The user in question was new to smartphones and was not excited by swiping a...
- Posted December 9, 2014
By Paul Gorski This is a follow-up article to my post: “Surface Pro 3 ad comparing it to a MacBook Air is a joke,” posted Nov. 25 (https://onedrive.live.com/view.aspx?resid=6F3DB4E7B817C2E1!442&app=Word). That article hit Google News, and seemed to upset...
- Posted December 2, 2014
By Paul Gorski Microsoft is running a television commercial for its Surface Pro 3 convertible tablet, comparing it to, and claiming it was better than, the Apple MacBook Air. The commercial is so bad it even highlights...
- Posted November 25, 2014
By Paul Gorski Recent articles highlighted the theft of The Rock River Times from public places and the removal of the paper by public officials. See: “From the Editor: Help us stop theft of our paper, other...
- Posted November 18, 2014
By Paul Gorski Not getting a full day out of your smartphone battery? You are not alone. Many smartphones are not designed to last a whole day without charging, but even those that are advertised to last...
- Posted November 14, 2014
By Paul Gorski Verizon Wireless is tracking customer web surfing and app usage for advertising purposes, and Verizon customers have little or no control over this data capture, according to recent news reports. Jacob Hoffman-Andrews of the...
- Posted November 4, 2014
By Paul Gorski The press seems to love Apple’s new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. Rave reviews fill search engine results. Well, not here. I have been reviewing a new iPhone 6 from U.S. Cellular (http://www.uscellular.com)...
- Posted October 28, 2014
By Paul Gorski Should you upgrade to Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite? Maybe. The upgrade does not make my life easier, but you might like it. I manage Macs used for print and web production, and Yosemite...
- Posted October 22, 2014
Tech-Friendly: Moto G LTE is a great entry-level Android phone and is available at U.S. Cellular and AT&T
By Paul Gorski The Moto G LTE is a great entry-level Android 4.4 KitKat smartphone and two local carriers sell the phone: U.S. Cellular and AT&T. Verizon appears to only carry the older, slower 3G model as...
- Posted October 14, 2014