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Facebook Messenger, may be the best SMS alternative

A lot of applications have been created around a single need, the need to stay connected using SMS. Years ago, when cellular phones became SMS enabled, a lot of people started using them, first the young ones, then later as they started to grow up, more people started using SMS as a way to stay connected. Why is SMS so appealing? Well, they are cheaper than a phone call and they are not as disrupt... »

5 Ways the Internet is Killing Cable

5 Ways the Internet is Killing Cable

In the current economy, people are doing everything they can to save some extra cash. They’ll cut coupons and buy in bulk, but few rarely consider the massive financial benefits of finding alternative methods of watching TV and movies. If you have a solid Internet connection, cable quickly becomes totally obsolete. Your Gaming Console: Plays More Than Just Games Image via Flickr by schreiblo... »

Asus Transformer AiO: Android Tablet with Windows 8

Asus Transformer AiO: Android Tablet with Windows 8

Last week in Barcelona, Asus showed us their newest devices: The FonePad and the Padfone who are booth based on Android… Now the company just unveiled another device dubbed the Asus Transformer AiO. The Asus Transformer AiO boasts a 18.4 full HD LED 1920×1080 touchscreen display and at the same time the device can un-dock from a Windows 8 base unit personal computer to turn into a  str... »

Console vs Mobile Gaming Tug o’ War

Console vs Mobile Gaming Tug o’ War

Today, gamers have more options than ever before. Not only do they have more video game consoles to consider; they also have mobile gaming that lets them pass the time no matter where they are. This is great for gamers, but it has raised the question: Which is best? We will discuss this gaming tug o’ war and take a look at what the future might hold for the industry. Mobile Gaming Requires ... »

Top Must-Try Gaming Apps for 2013

Top Must-Try Gaming Apps for 2013

As an avid reader of RefuGeeks, it’s probably quite likely that you’re an avid fan of all things technology ” from wanting to get the low-down on all of the latest updates for your beloved laptop, to testing out the latest apps on your can’t-live-without smartphone or your brand spanking new tablet. If you’re more interested in the latter then you’ll know that t... »

Microsoft Office For Linux Would Be A Good Thing

Microsoft Office For Linux Would Be A Good Thing

Let’s start all this out with a disclaimer. I don’t think that Microsoft is going to be releasing a Linux version of Office any time soon. I’m even skeptical of the idea that Microsoft might put out an Android or iOS version of Office, though that seems significantly more likely than a desktop Linux version. But let’s set aside that skepticism for a few minutes and assume... »

Get A Bit Of Unity On Android With This Beta Launcher

Get A Bit Of Unity On Android With This Beta Launcher

  Is Unity for your laptop not enough? Do you want classic GNOME 2 on your phone? Two launchers for Android currently working through beta phase are available in Google’s Play Store and both let you skin your device to look and feel like an Ubuntu desktop. Ubuntu Launcher is the simpler of the two and consists of a single home screen, complete with Ubuntu 12.04′s default purple ... »

Aqua Mail closes the gap on Android email shortcomings

Aqua Mail closes the gap on Android email shortcomings

Most of you Android users out there probably have no need for anything other than Google’s own outstanding Gmail application. It has nearly everything you’d hope from a mail client, including conversation threading and full access to your web mail folders, etc. But there are a few thing that Gmail doesn’t quite do and for that I need to find a better email client. Gmail generally... »

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