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Are You Spending More on Your Cell Phone Than on Groceries? — Survey of the Day

The basic necessities of life may be food, water and shelter, but a new survey suggests the modern day world might be prepared to trade in sustenance for communication, as many Americans are now spending more money on their cell phone plans than they are on things to eat.

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Walmart Tests iPhone App to Speed Up Checkout Process

Walmart, the world’s largest retail chain, is currently testing a “scan and go” iPhone application that would allow customers to scan items as they shop and pay more quickly and conveniently at a self-checkout counter.

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Do You Feel Like You Need to Upgrade Your Smart Phone to 4G? — Survey of the Day

Internet connectivity on cell phones has improved by leaps and bounds over the last five years.

According to experts it’s about to take another huge leap with the introduction of the iPhone 5, which is expected to run on Apple’s 4G LTE network.

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Which Cities Have the Worst Cell Phone Reception?

If you are experiencing things like dropped calls, poor reception and less than desirable download speeds, it is likely because your coverage area is in one of the following metropolitan cities with the shoddiest cell phone signals in the country.

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Night Vision Camera App Amazingly Lets You Take Pictures in the Dark

So, now not only can you be a night owl, you can record what you see as well.

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Which Do You Prefer on Your Smartphone — Keyboard or Touchscreen? — Survey of the Day

Smarthphones are now used by half of all Americans.

Thanks to the iPhone, touch screens have challenged the QWERTY keyboard for the entry method of choice on a smartphone. But has Apple’s improved touch screen technology made consumers forget about the more traditionally reliable keyboard?

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New Site Will Read Terms of Service So You Don’t Have To

A website’s Terms of Service, more commonly known as ToS, are often so lengthy and loaded with legal jargon that most of us don’t even bother reading them and just blindly click “agree,” never knowing what’s actually in them.

Now a new site will do the reading for you — and call anything questionable to your attention.

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Which States Have the Nation’s Fastest Internet Connections?

With all the internet power-users in California and New York, you might think those two states would have the fastest online speeds in the US — but you’d be wrong.

In fact, the states with the zippiest connections just might surprise you.

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Do You Feel ‘Phantom’ Phone Vibrations? — Survey of the Day

As our cell phones evolve to perform more and more functions, we become more and more tethered to the devices.

In fact, our phones have become so much a part of us that the majority of people report feeling ‘phantom’ phone vibrations during times in which nobody is actually trying to contact them.

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Breaking Bad - Facebook
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Dish Network Drops AMC & Affiliated Channels – Suddenlink Still Has Them

Breaking Bad, Walking Dead and other AMC shows will not be aired on Dish Network.

Tomorrow night will be the last night that you can watch AMC and affiliated channels if you’re a Dish Network Customer. The company shows no plans as of now to start carrying AMC again.

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