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Categories: Apple iOS Devices, Mobile Devices
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iPhone5 x 2

If you are thinking about upgrading your iPhone next month when, presumably, the new iPhone becomes available, you should check out Gazelle’s website. Gazelle will give you a quote on your current iPhone.  Typically, it is only guaranteed for thirty days but Gazelle is guaranteeing their offer until October 15th.   The quotes below are Read more

Apple’s Takeback Program

Categories: Apple iOS Devices
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power adapter

Due to safety concerns over some 3rd-party USB power adapters, Apple recently announced a takeback program. You can drop off a 3rd-party iPhone, iPad or iPod USB power adapter at any Apple Store or Apple Authorized Service Provider to have them dispose of it in an environmentally friendly way. If you need a replacement adapter,  you Read more


Kind of a slow week techwise… Yahoo Bests Google Chalk one up for Yahoo. comScore announced this week that, for the first time since May of 2011, Yahoo! had more of its sites visited in the U.S. than Google. Yahoo had 196.6 million visitors to 192.3 million for Google. While this is definitely good news Read more


**Caveat: This only works with Gmail to Gmail using Google’s Chrome browser. Recent revelations concerning the NSA and government surveillance have tended to heighten users’ awareness that email communications are generally susceptible to prying eyes. As a result, I suspect many would be seeking some kind of more secure method for sending and receiving emails Read more

aomei pa - giveaway

***DCT Exclusive*** Thanks to the generosity of AOMEI Software we have 10 licenses for the excellent AOMEI Partition Assistant Pro to give away to our subscribers… thank you AOMEI. This is the very latest version of the software which would normally sell for $36.00us but you now have a chance to win a free license Read more


These days, if you take pictures, chances are you’ll post them somewhere like Facebook, your website, or even in an email. If you do, you should edit your images; especially their size.  The problem is, many people don’t know how to use or can’t afford sophisticated programs like Photoshop.  If you use Microsoft Office, you Read more

iobit malware fighter install

We let you know about the good software here at DCT, but we also warn about the not so good. The prolific software company IObit has recently released an anti-malware freeware called ‘IObit Malware Fighter 2′ which, it claims, includes real time protection. Free tools of this type which also include real time protection are Read more