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Hot Shop: Techy Inspired Home Decor

Hot Shop: Techy Inspired Home Decor

Are you a young professional tech-toy addict? We are! We love our Apple products, our home entertainment systems, our portables, hard-wireds, and all those fancy inventions that make our lives so fun and easy. So as a salute to our...
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RIM Announces BlackBerry 10 Launch for January 30, 2013

It’s been a torrid 16+ months for RIM to say the least. However, after much delay – and seemingly out of the blue – RIM made an announcement on Monday morning that surprised everyone: BlackBerry 10 will officially launch on January 30th, 2013
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ContactMonkey Launches Email Tracking Plugin

So, being the driven professional that you are, what would you do if you found out that there was a service that could track your emails as you sent them? I am not talking about the standard read/receipt that already exists, I am talking real-time tracking; being able to know the where, when, and what for every email that goes out. Toronto-based startup ContactMonkey thinks they have the solution
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Are You a Text Fighter?

Textual communication technologies have become crucial components of our lives as young professionals. Most of us communicate via text in one form or many, numerous times each day. But when it comes to communicating disagreeing opinions, regardless if it’s just a friendly debate or a more strongly worded argument, it’s best to put the electronic device down, kick it old school, and talk it out
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Retailers Rejoice: Facebook Tests 'Want' Button

In what could set the stage for an eventual venture into e-commerce and just in time for gift-giving season, Facebook is testing a feature with its American users that lets its users create “wish lists” of items like home furnishings, clothing, shoes and other retail products
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App Review: Lookup by TalentBin

TalentBin, the search engine for employers seeking skilled employees, has come up with another people-finder. This time, in app form. The app, unlike the search enquiry on the website, is not so specific. Lookup does not find people based on the professional skill set they possess, like TalentBin, nor does the search-by-name tool lead you to a self-created social profile, like Facebook
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Wondereur Uncovers the Picassos Next Door

Let’s face it: it’s tough to breakout as an artist. Countless talent goes undiscovered while walls of art enthusiasts remain bare as they search for that perfect but practically priced piece. Now, there’s a new app in town that bring artists and technology together to make art more accessible and uncover hidden talent
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Shazam Expands to the U.S. TV World

Popular smartphone app Shazam announced today that it is expanding its television influence, providing a service that allows users to tag any show on any channel in a similar fashion as users tag songs. We're eagerly anticipating a Canadian arrival in the near future
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Hot Shop: New iPod Touch and iPod Nano 7

In the midst of all the iPhone 5 hype last week, Apple announced the new and reinvented iPod Touch and iPod Nano. The new generation of each model features ultra thin designs, unmatched battery life and an assortment of vibrant, fun colours
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Hot Shop: Practical Apps for Young Professionals

The app market for iPhone and other smartphones seems to be overflowing with new products almost daily. It’s hard to know just which apps we shouldn’t be living without, and which aren’t even worth the free download. So we’ve made up a list of some of the most practical apps, especially for young professionals, that we use and love on a regular basis
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