Google vs Apple: The New Nexus 7 vs iPad Mini vs iPod Touch

By Richard Woods When Google introduced the all new Nexus 7, it seemed only logical to compare it to its Apple counterpart the iPad Mini because they both have the 7″ screen; however, all of the hardware comparisons that I’ve done in my Microsoft vs. Apple: A User Review series whether it being the Surface Pro and the new MacBook Air, the Surface RT and the iPad, or Windows Phone and the iPhone I’ve always…

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Google vs. Apple: Android 4.3 vs. iOS 7

By Richard Woods With fall 2013 approaching, it would appear that the two main horses in the mobile race are Google and Apple. Google just released Android 4.3 and Apple is planning to release iOS 7 when the new iPhone is announced. The only problem is that unless you have a developer account with Apple or a mobile device with the word “Nexus” somewhere in the name, you haven’t actually had a chance to try…

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How to Child-Proof Your Smart Phone or Tablet on ANY OS

Hundreds (maybe thousands) of times a day my kids ask me if they can play with one of my phones or one of my tablets, but we’ve all seen those nightmare scenarios. You start the kid off playing a game like “DragonBox+” (a really great game that pretty much tricks 8 year old kids into learning Algebra), and the next thing you know that picture of your wife that no one else was supposed to…

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Google Goes All-Out with Chromecast, Nexus 7, Android 4.3, and Play Games

In what was supposed to be a “breakfast with Google” style event this morning, there were all kinds of rumors of what Google was going to announce today and just like everyone’s favorite Christmas memory, we got everything that we wanted and more. The rumors were generally along the lines of Android 4.3 and a new Nexus 7, which were both announced today. The Play Games app was announced at Google IO but is now…

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