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10 Things the New iPhone Will Do For You
10 Things the New iPhone Will Do For You
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 09/11/2013 - 16:38

Apple unveiled its latest iPhone designs on Tuesday. The company says the new phone features some of the biggest changes made to the iPhone since the very first one launched in 2007. And this time around, Apple released two versions of their new iPhone -- iPhone 5C and iPhone 5S -- to give consumers even more options. 

Planning on buying? Here are 10 things you need to know about the new iPhone:


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Apps That Can Help You Practice Spanish
7 Apps That Can Help You Practice Spanish
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 09/08/2013 - 12:00

As Latinos, people often expect us to know how to speak our native tongue, but what happens when you don't? Or if you know some, but want to spruce up your skills? We found the perfect answer through these seven non-expensive and fun apps that will have you speaking Spanish before you know it. Check 'em out!


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Latinos Top Everyone On Social Media, Study Says
Latinos Top Everyone On Social Media, Study Says
By Amaris Castillo | 08/08/2013 - 12:18

Latinos and their use on social media outshine everyone else and their mama. According to a new report by the Pew Internet & American Life Project, a whopping 80 percent of Latinos keep their fingers busy on sites such as Facebook and Twitter.


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Moto X Phone & 9 Other Must-Have Tech Items!
By Samantha Leal | 08/01/2013 - 15:25

It’s back to school time! And nothing says getting ready for the year ahead more than some cool tech – it’s true! The smell of fresh notebooks has been replaced with shiny new tablets. Here are the must-have gadgets and tech to start the new year off right. Do these make your shopping list?


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The 15 Best Tumblr Blogs Out There
The 20 Best Tumblr Blogs Out There!
By Amaris Castillo | 05/22/2013 - 17:09

By now, you’ve heard the news. Web pioneer Yahoo announced this week that it will buy Tumblr (everyone’s favorite blogging service) for about $1.1 billion.

According to The New York Times, the deal would be the largest acquisition of a social networking company in years – even more than the $1 billion dropped by Facebook’s to purchase Instagram last year.


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Amaris Castillo Mami on cell phone
A Latina's Sticky Past (And Present) With Her Mami & The Cell Phone
By Amaris Castillo | 04/03/2013 - 19:01

It’s been 40 years since the first cell phone call was made, and the buzz surrounding it today made me reflect on its great impact on our daily lives. In particular, how the mobile phone has carved – and often hurt – the relationship between my mother and I.


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Stacey Dash and Alicia Silverstone in Clueless
The Cell Phone In Pop Culture -- With Latinos
By Amaris Castillo | 04/03/2013 - 14:55

Today marks the cell phone’s 40th anniversary and there’s no doubt how influential the smartphone has been on our every daily lives since its birth. How often are our limbs attached to our phones to communicate, email, and even share how crappy your day was with Facebook?


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Pew Study Finds Blacks and Latinos Love Instagram and Twitter
Pew Study Finds Blacks and Latinos Love Instagram and Twitter
By Kamren Curiel | 02/19/2013 - 14:51

A national study conducted by the Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project found that 26% of black Internet users and 19% of Latinos prefer Twitter, compared to 14% of white users, while 23% of black and 18% of Latino users reported using Instagram.   


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The 10 Best Apps To Keep You On Track In 2013
The 10 Best Apps To Keep You On Track In 2013
By Valerie Tejeda | 01/31/2013 - 11:00

For most of us, the motivation to stick to our New Year’s resolutions is pretty much gone by February 1st.  But don’t give up just yet! With the right app, sticking to that goal becomes a whole lot easier. Here are 10 apps to help you keep your New Year's Resolution.


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Apple iPad Mini Presentation
Apple iPad Mini Debuts
By Samantha Leal | 10/23/2012 - 15:10

Apple's iPads have a new "sibling": The iPad mini, which will release on November 2 and cost $329, is as light as a pad of paper and fits in the palm of your hand at 7.9 inches, reports the Los Angeles Times


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