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Tech Report

An employee plays the game Flappy Bird at a smartphone store in Hanoi on February 10, 2014. (Hoang Dinh/AFP/Getty Images)

Larry Magid: ‘Flappy Bird’ App Closes Up Shop

Our technology analyst ponders why the game developer behind the Flappy Birds app is shutting down shop for what he’s reportedly calling an addictive pastime.

02/12/2014

A sign is displayed outside of the Google headquarters in Mountain View. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Larry Magid: Google Chromebox Offers Teleconferencing Alternative

Google said Chromebox for Meetings is looking to simplify the video conferencing experience for businesses.

02/07/2014

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Larry Magid: Armband Controls Devices Without Keyboard, Mouse

Thalmic Labs, a Canadian startup is about to introduce the new MYO armband that will allow users to control their computer without the use of a mouse or keyboard.

02/03/2014

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Larry Magid: Princeton Study Predicts Doom For Facebook

The study by two Princeton University students predicts Facebook will lose 80 percent of its peak user base by the year 2017.

01/24/2014

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Larry Magid: Sacramento Kings To Be First Professional Sports Team To Accept Bitcoin

The Sacramento Kings have announced that they will become the first major professional sports franchise to accept Bitcoin, the popular online currency.

01/16/2014

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Larry Magid: Printing Your Dinner With Foodini

The 3D printing machine allows users to add ingredients to it, with a prepared item, like a cookie or pasta, popping out.

01/03/2014

Samsung Debuts Its New Flagship Smartphone, The Galaxy S IV

Larry Magid: New Website Shows Amount Apps Drain Data Plans

KnowMyApp.org looks at typical scenarios for each app, and estimates how much data that will use up.

12/30/2013

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Larry Magid: Google Punishes Rap Genius Website Over SEO Practices

The website Rap Genius, which provides annotated lyrics for hip-hop songs, has been punished by Google after the tech giant said they violated rules while trying to improve their search rankings.

12/27/2013

New MacBook and MacBook Pro laptops are seen on display after a special announcement event at Apple Headquarters October 14, 2008 in Cupertino, California. Apple CEO Steve Jobs announced new versions of the MacBook Pro and MacBook laptop computers. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images) apple generic, laptops

Larry Magid: Record Set For Online Ad Revenues

A newly-released report found Internet advertising revenue climbed to a record-breaking high in the third quarter of 2013, totaling nearly $10.7 billion.

12/24/2013

Apple Unveils New Versions Of Popular iPad

Tech Report: A First Look At Apple’s New Mac Pro

The base model costs $3,000.

12/20/2013

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