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Roundup: Gadgets for freshmen, yard sale app, something for tennis and NASCAR fans



Gadgets for freshmen: With so many assignments and study materials online, laptops have become a necessary gadget for college students. But what's best: Mac or PC? Or is a tablet sufficient? Next Gen Journal

Yard sale from your phone: Try this -- Yardsale App -- when you're planning a yard sale. You can sell and buy things in your community and helps you meet your neighbors too. Listing is easy, and you can cross-post your item on Craigslist, too. Wired

Apps for Wimbledon fans: Wimbledon 2012 is under way, and the competition is getting more intense. Here are five apps you can use to follow the tournament from your mobile phone. Yahoo Sports

Gadget for race fans and teams: Fanvision has teamed up with NASCAR to provide a handheld devices for a more customized way to follow a race, including lap times, stats, leaderboard, and even order food and concessions from their seats. ESPN

Fastest networks: PCMag tested out 3G and 4G mobile networks in 30 cities. Unfortunately, the Tampa Bay area wasn't one of them, but it's still interesting to see. 


[Last modified: Wednesday, June 27, 2012 12:31pm]


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