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Just Show Me: How to set the default web browser in Windows 7 (Yahoo! News) – 1681th Edition

Yahoo! News – Welcome to Just Show Me on Tecca TV, where we show you tips and tricks for getting the most out of the gadgets in your life. In today’s episode we’ll show you how to set the default web browser in Windows … Continue reading

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Haptic shoes could help the blind navigate cane-free (Yahoo! News) – 1680th Edition

Yahoo! News – Scientists and inventors have been working overtime recently to come up with brilliant ways to improve the lives of the visually impaired. The most recent development would allow the blind to navigate city streets with the help of … Continue reading

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Little Printer turns your social feeds into pint-sized printouts (Yahoo! News) – 1679th Edition

Yahoo! News – Berg’s new Little Printer is something of a small wonder. Coming soon from the UK-based design firm, the device prints out receipt-sized hard copies of RSS news feeds, important tweets, Foursquare check-ins, news, to-dos, and even daily puzzles … Continue reading

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Voice control may be cool, but sight control is the way of the future (Yahoo! News) – 1678th Edition

Yahoo! News – We’ve all been rather impressed with the iPhone 4S’s virtual assistant and its ability to not only provide information, but also carry on a convincing conversation. But if it’s intuitive interfaces that really get your motor running, you … Continue reading

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DIY Braille label printer makes accessibility more accessible (Yahoo! News) – 1677th Edition

Yahoo! News – Technology benefiting the visually impaired has been making great strides in recent years, with devices like the GPS and smartphone-equipped BlindSpot cane and clever Braille iPad case concept design. The Braille-It Labeler, presented by inventor Ted Moallem … Continue reading

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Toads could be used to forecast earthquakes days before they happen (Yahoo! News) – 1676th Edition

Yahoo! News – Aside from ionosphere disturbances, nature has a number of ways that signify an earthquake’s arrival far earlier than an iPhone can. Animals, for instance, are known to leave their homes and head to safety anywhere from a … Continue reading

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Just Show Me: How to use your iPhone’s camera from the lock screen (Yahoo! News) – 1675th Edition

Yahoo! News – Welcome to Just Show Me on Tecca TV, where we show you tips and tricks for getting the most out of the gadgets in your life. In today’s episode we’ll show you how to take a picture right from the … Continue reading

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Apple official statement: Siri’s lack of abortion info isn’t intentional (Yahoo! News) – 1674th Edition

Yahoo! News – Siri, the iPhone 4S’s new voice assistant, can be incredibly helpful and incredibly silly, but one of the things it can’t do is causing an uproar among abortion and women’s rights activists around the country. The accusations have been … Continue reading

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NASA hunts down a man selling a stolen rocket engine online (Yahoo! News) – 1673th Edition

Yahoo! News – As kids, many of us dreamed of one day jetting into space and exploring the final frontier, but it seems even some adults just can’t shake their obsession with space flight. In a year-end report(PDF) from NASA’s Inspector General, Paul … Continue reading

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Dentist fines patient for posting negative review online, could it happen to you? (Yahoo! News) – 1672th Edition

Yahoo! News – Posting your opinions publicly on the internet can sometimes land you in hot water, especially if you’re a public figure. That said, individuals in America have the right to free speech, and many websites such as Yelp exist to provide users … Continue reading

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