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Games, Apps

Question: I have a lot of books on my Kindle, but sometimes I'd like to read them on my laptop instead of on my Kindle. Is there a way to do that?

If you're like me, you've waited until the very last minute to even start your taxes, and you dread the process of trying to understand all the tax form questions.

On the popular social network, Instagram, you can see what people you follow have posted in a chronological list, and you are notified each time somone posts a photo.

The Nintendo Wii U is Nintendo’s newest console, and brings some amazing new mechanics. For example, it has a second screen on the gamepad, and it can control your TV.

Here's a review of the top 5 smartphones for gaming, including one I bet you've never heard of...

Learn an easy way to disable chat, while still allowing access to the command line for entering Minecraft commands. Just follow these easy steps...

Nintendo packed a lot of useful features into the Wii such as the ability to connect to the Internet over a wireless network. You can browse the web using the built-in Opera web browser, and can access websites like Facebook and YouTube.

Have you ever needed to tell someone your current location, but weren't sure exactly where you where? What if you needed to call 911 for an emergency, or let the police know about a crime in progress? This new app from Community Scene pinpoints your exact location and connects you with your community.

Netflix recently pubished it's own Wii channel so you don't have to insert a DVD to view Netflix movies on demand through your Wii.

Question: I have My Portfolio set up at iGoogle and can see it fine on a PC. But when I go to iGoogle using my Blackberry it does not show up - everything else on the iGoogle home page I have does. How can I see My Portfolio? (I used to have it at my Excite homepage but they no longer offer that service of showing your personal portfolio.

Answer: The default web browser that comes with Blackberry mobile phones is just "ok", but not great. It doesn't do a very good job of showing complex web pages, and usually strips them down to a more mobile-friendly smaller screen size.

Opera has a web browser that's completely free called Opera Mini, that runs quite a bit better on a wide variety of phones. It lets you view web pages in full view, and let's you zoom in on the areas that you want to see.

Here's the iGoogle page in full screen view:

Notice the rectangle on the screen? That's the zoom viewfinder, and watch how it zooms into that area of the screen when I click the scroll button:


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