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Kenneth Butler
Kenneth Butler, Writer/Web Content Producer
Kenneth Butler started at Laptopmag.com as a freelance fact checker after studying journalism at New York University. When he's not evangelizing Android, he's editing the Laptopmag.com homepage, reviewing gadget accessories, and focusing on the site's evolving page design.
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Android Phone Makeover: 29 Ways to Make It Like New

Android Phone Makeover: 29 Ways to Make It Like New

You don’t know when it happened, but it did. That whip-smart Android phone you bought not that long ago is performing like it’s on its last legs. Where swiping through screens was once smooth and...

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3 Tips to Organize Your Android Homescreen

3 Tips to Organize Your Android Homescreen

Sometimes cleaning up your Android phone is matter of tweaking the aesthetics. For instance, sprucing up the main foyer of your smartphone: the homescreen.  You can use these tips to group apps, add ...

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New Face.Com Tool Can Guess Your Age, Determine Gender and Mood [Hands-on]

New Face.Com Tool Can Guess Your Age, Determine Gender and Mood [Hands-on]

Facial recognition technology is getting smarter and faster. Well, kind of.  A company that specializes in face recognition software, fittingly titled Face.com, has devised an API that can not only r...

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CeBIT 2012 Day One Wrap-up: Acer and Gigabyte Make New Ultrabooks

CeBIT 2012 Day One Wrap-up: Acer and Gigabyte Make New Ultrabooks

We got up-close and personal with new ultrabooks and budget laptops during the first full day of the CeBIT digital technology conference in Hannover Germany. Find out which tech really caught our eye.

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What is Bluetooth 4.0?

What is Bluetooth 4.0?

Bluetooth is a technology people know but don’t necessarily love. That’s because Bluetooth gadgets can be tough to pair, and they tend to run out of juice too quickly. Bluetooth 4.0—or Bluetooth...

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AOC e1649Fwu 15.6-inch Portable USB Monitor Review

AOC e1649Fwu 15.6-inch Portable USB Monitor Review

We review the AOC e1649Fwu 15.6-inch monitor, an affordable and portable 1366x768-pixel display that works using USB power, but could offer better viewing angles.

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Henge Docks Introduces Vertical Dock for the MacBook Air

Henge Docks Introduces Vertical Dock for the MacBook Air

LAS VEGAS -- Adding to a good-looking line of docking stations, Henge Docks announced a similar solution for the 11-and 13-inch versions of the Apple MacBook Air at CES 2012. The Henge Dock cleans up ...

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How to Auto-Upload Pictures to the Cloud on Your Android, iPhone, or Windows Phone

How to Auto-Upload Pictures to the Cloud on Your Android, iPhone, or Windows Phone

For smartphone pics, it's not just about posting photos on Facebook anymore. Now each smartphone OS offers its own cloud service to share photos to the web. Once uploaded, the images can be downloaded...

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DLNA Reality Check: From Phone to TV, How Well Does It Work?

DLNA Reality Check: From Phone to TV, How Well Does It Work?

Imagine that you walk into your living room, connect your smartphone to your home Wi-Fi network, and—before you can say “stream wirelessly!”—snapshots and music tracks from your handset’s li...

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Verizon Wireless 4G LTE Mobile Hotspot MiFi 4510L Review

Verizon Wireless 4G LTE Mobile Hotspot MiFi 4510L Review

LAPTOP Magazine reviews the Verizon Wireless 4G LTE Mobile Hotspot MiFi 4510L.

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Acer Aspire S3 Ultrabook Costs $899, Undercuts 13-inch MacBook Air by $400

Acer Aspire S3 Ultrabook Costs $899, Undercuts 13-inch MacBook Air by $400

The first of Intel's new class of super-thin, fast-boot notebooks—called Ultrabooks—arrives in the U.S. this week. The premier machine is the 13.3-inch Acer Aspire S3, and it will cost $899. That'...

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iPhone 4S Available for Pre-order to AT&T, Sprint, and Verizon Subscribers

iPhone 4S Available for Pre-order to AT&T, Sprint, and Verizon Subscribers

The iPhone 4S begins the journey to hands everywhere today. The latest Apple smartphone is available for pre-order now at Apple.com, starting at $199. Order the phone now and it will be delivered next...

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