Chris Hermosilla

Why You'll Love the New iPhone 4

Apple’s slick iPhone 4, the newest version of the popular smartphone, is selling out in stores; but we scored one, put it to the test and found that it’s perfect for the Latina who loves staying connected online. A recent study found that more U.S. Latinas are using social media than ever, but most of what we find lacks a sense of community and content aimed specifically at Latin women. Luckily, the new features available on this model help you fill that online void by making and sharing the things that reflect who you are! 


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Father's Day Gadget Guide

If your papi is like most Latino dads, there are two things he loves to do: Take care of his little girl (no matter how old you are) and have the latest gadgets (even if he's not the most tech-savvy guy around). But this Father's Day, instead of splurging on a new high-tech device that's only going to frustrate him, or getting a gift that he's never going to use (like yet another tie), check out our gadget gift guide for fun and easy items he'll appreciate—all for less than $200!


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Nintendo’s DSi XL is Super-Sized Fun

Too much of a good thing … is awesome! Meet the Nintendo DSi XL, the newest version of the Nintendo DS portable gaming system. Nintendo’s made it a personal company mission to expand our concept of “video games” by including men, women and kids of all ages, and besides having fun, the touchscreen DS can help you train your brain, stay organized and even learn how to cook better! And with the DSi XL, Nintendo has taken “bigger is better” to a whole new level.


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The New iPad: Welcome to the Future

Apple's new full-touchscreen iPad just hit store shelves, and after spending some time road-testing it, here's what I've discovered: The iPad is an evil genius mashup of your computer and your television. It's a flexible, ever-changing window for your media, one that lets you consume it, discover it and interact with it in totally different ways—it might just change the way you see digital entertainment.


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The Lowdown on High-Def Blu-Ray

You've seen the TV commercials and heard about it from friends; but odds are you don't really know what Blu-Ray players and discs are all about, other than a vague sense that they're "better." Blu-Rays are optical storage discs, like CDs and DVDs, and they're poised to become the next standard media format for movies, music and more. But you'll need some tech savvy to really make Blu-Rays sing, so here's the basics of what you need to know:


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E-Readers: The Future is Now

Electronic book readers (or e-readers) look like they're straight out of Star Trek, but this is no sound stage! You can carry thousands of books, newspapers and magazines, all in a slick little package the size of a paperback book. Amazon’s Kindle filled plenty of stockings this past holiday, but bookstore giant Barnes & Noble now has its Nook e-reader, the Sony Reader line has been around for years and Apple's upcoming iPad will also have its own e-book service.


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Find Out What's Cooking

If the only thing you typically make for dinner is reservations, then it's time to stop and think about how much money you could be saving by eating more at home. Prepping tasty meals and drinks at home can be easy, and whether you're a cooking genius or you somehow manage to burn a pot of water, useful appliances, gadgets and tools are always welcome. Here are a few of our favorite helpers in the kitchen:


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Valentine's Day Gifts from the Heart
Valentine's Day Gifts from the Heart

Feb. 14 may not scream "technology!" to you, but think about it: Are you more likely to send a handwritten love letter or a quick "luv u" text to your boo? Valentine's Day is all about catering to your special someone's desires, and if he's got a fetish for all things digital, why not indulge it? Here are a few gift ideas that emphasize the "lover" part of "gadget lover."


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The Appeal of Netbooks

Netbooks are a breed of small, slim, less expensive laptop computers that are suited for general-use functions. Also called “mini notebooks” or “ultraportables,” they’ve quickly become the weapon of choice for students, commuters and the everyday woman who just wants a simple computer that won’t break the bank. If all you do on any given day is type up some e-mails, send a few Tweets and watch some adorable cat videos on YouTube, why pay more than $1,000 for a high-end machine you’re never going to really flex?


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Are you Excited About the iPad?

Rumors of an Apple tablet device have buzzed the Internet for years, and the storied iPod maker finally shook the globe yesterday by unveiling the iPad—a new mobile device that's part laptop, part iPod, part e-book reader and all style. Looking like an iPhone on steroids, this sleek tech toy is roughly the size of a sheet of computer paper, is only half an inch thick and weighs a svelte 1.5 pounds. It sports a 9.7-inch touchscreen display using Apple's refined multi-touch interface that's made the iPhone and iPod Touch wildly popular.


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