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Apple is diving into the world of personal finance (in due time) as it has been developing a person to person payment service which will operate under the label of Apple Pay.  This is coming under much speculation as Apple has applied for a patent for their person-to-person payment system which is speculated to be secured by Touch ID.   This brings up an interesting thought of Apple starting a bank.  Although this maybe a far off thought for many Apple users, this push for market share has started the conversation.  With Apples application for a personal transfer system, organizations like PayPal may begin to feel the heat of completion.  

The Coolest Smartphone Accessory

The holiday shopping season is right around the corner and I wanted to share some products I believe that many people would find either beneficial for themselves or just an awesome gift for others.  Today I wanted to share Luckies of London Smart Phone Projector.  A portable projector that allows you to turn your smart phone into a projector at around eight-times magnification.  This projector is compatible is iPhone along with Android based smartphones and goes for $26.95 through  So if someone on your list is getting a smartphone for the holidays be sure to through in an accessory or two.  

Channel Master Now Offering Live Streaming Platform

Alternative television provider Channel Master, supplier of television antennas which offer subscription-free DVR options, has announced that they completed the beta testing of their new live streaming platform.  Amongst this announcement Channel Master is welcoming partners to help expanded this new service.   This new feature delivers live internet streams directly to the channel guide of the DVR unit.  The differential benefit to consumers is that users can now have internet channels along side their broadcast channels on a single schedule guide.  Channel Master’s new addition of a streaming platform will allow media companies to reach consumers on a structured and common informational outlet.   If you are interested in learning more about Channel Master products and services please see   

Good Bye Zune.

Microsoft has announced that it will be ending Zune which was developed in 2006 to help Microsoft compete with Apple for market share of music devices and services.  Although Zune players themselves did not last long, the service continued on through the use of Xbox and old players still in use.  Yesterday Microsoft quietly disconnect this service and has moved the remainder of subscribers to the Groove platform.  See you later Zune.  Don’t let the door hit you in the a$$ on the way out.   

Clean Tech

As we begin to see commercials and advertisements for the latest gadgets coming this holiday some of use will momentarily reflect upon our old gadgets that are either broken, in storage, or just siting on the shelf.  As the holidays are quickly approaching, perhaps a few of us will be receiving a new piece of tech.  For those privileged individuals how will be receiving the best new gadgets the question is, what do we do with our old technology?   First option is to just throw out old electronics.  This can be a major issue since most, if not all, modern electronics contain toxic materials such ad lead or mercury.  Many waste disposal firms will not allow the disposal of such products through conventional means, yet many offer recycling services for such devices.  Check out Flood Brothers Disposal based out of Chicago.

Windows 10 For All

According to Max Slater-Robins of Business Insider, Microsoft has announced that it will begin to power Xbox with Windows 10.  This publication did not give a specific timeline of when this was going to begin but we should expect it sooner than later.  This comes as part of Microsoft’s push for a more “developer friendly” environment and will allow for a greater common platform through out all user devices.    This could become an interesting final integration for Windows in terms of its devices and market share.  By allowing users a single platform for all devices Windows has begun to match the demand of consumers along with creating room for developers.   Read More Here:



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