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Larry Magid

Palo Alto Apple Store (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Larry Magid: Apple Weeds Out Controversial App

Apple has pulled the plug on one of its hottest apps, ‘Weed Firm’, which follows the adventures of a marijuana dealer, after the game quickly shot to the top of the App Store.

05/21/2014

Second generation Microsoft Surface tablet. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Larry Magid: Can Microsoft’s Surface Pro 3 Tablet Really Double As A Laptop?

Several companies have pitched their tablets as a laptop replacements. Microsoft’s latest, the Surface Pro 3 tablet, was unveiled this week and they’re saying that they got things right this time.

05/20/2014

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Larry Magid: New Twitter Feature Lets You Mute Offending Over-Tweeters

If you follow someone on Twitter and they are guilty of over-tweeting, you now have the option of silencing them with a new feature called the “mute” button.

05/14/2014

Chairman and CEO of Motorola Mobility Sanjay Jha speaks during a press event at the 2011 International Consumer Electronics Show at the Venetian January 5, 2011 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Larry Magid: Motorola’s Moto E Could Have Consumers Straying From Pricier Smartphones

Motorola’s Moto E might not be considered the most high-end Android phone, but with unveiling of their new smartphone, it looks like they want to lure customers away from pricier manufacturers.

05/13/2014

Logo of Snapchat is seen at the front entrance new headquarters of Snapchat , the popular social network startup that lets users send each other photos that quickly disappear, November 14, 2013 in Venice, California. Snapchat recently turned down a $3-billion buyout offer from Facebook. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Larry Magid: Snapchat Updates Disappearing Photo Act

Snapchat has released a new update, which virtually disables one of the features that made the app popular— the quickly disappearing picture.

05/07/2014

Google Drive screen shot

Larry Magid: Google Classroom Could Be Solution For Teachers And Students

Google is out with a new feature for teachers and students called Classroom. It’s part of a new offering in its Google Apps for Education and could be the solution for the old excuse: ‘the dog ate my homework’.

05/06/2014

An employee prepares order at Amazon's San Bernardino Fulfillment Center October 29, 2013 in San Bernardino, California. (Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Larry Magid: Amazon Teams With Twitter To Make Those Impulse Buys Even Easier

Amazon is linking up with Twitter to make online shopping even easier with a new service that may prey upon your impulsive purchasing habits.

05/05/2014

Facebook Holds Its Fourth f8 Developer Conference

Larry Magid: Facebook Offers More Security with 3rd-Party Apps

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced the social media site is offering more privacy to its users when they log into third-party apps.

04/30/2014

Apple MacBook Air (AP)

Larry Magid: Apple’s New MacBook Air Available At Cheaper Price

Apple has unveiled a new and improved MacBook Air at a cheaper price, but the improvement isn’t anything to get too excited about. They’ve just bumped up to speed a little bit.

04/29/2014

Apple's iPhone 5C model (Lintao Zhang/Getty Images)

Larry Magid: AT&T New No-Contract Plan A Hit

AT&T’s new no-contract plan for wireless devices is proving to be a hit with 40 percent of new customers and those upgrading their services choosing the plan.

04/23/2014

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