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It is better to wait 6 months before buying a new phone, tablet, laptop or desktop.

The Mid 2013 Technological Lull

[caption id="attachment_5207" align="aligncenter" width="615"] It is better to wait 6 months before buying a new phone, tablet, laptop or desktop.[/caption] It is a foolish time to buy almost anything within the technological sphere. As the

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Viber arrives on PCs - both Windows & OS X.

Review: Viber on Desktop and Android

[caption id="attachment_4979" align="aligncenter" width="615"] Viber arrives on the Desktop - both Windows & OS X.[/caption] Viber broke away from what most competitors have done out there by creating a desktop client for its messaging and

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Hybrids need a touch of Wintel.

Is the Old Wintel Needed for Windows 8?

[caption id="attachment_4947" align="aligncenter" width="615"] Hybrids need a touch of Wintel.[/caption] I have personally wrote about the slow decline of the Wintel alliance. The Wintel alliance consists of basically Microsoft's operating system - Windows and Intel's

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Snippets: 4 April 2013

Asia in a balance, tablet GPU faceoff, cancer research gets data boost

[caption id="attachment_4438" align="aligncenter" width="615"] Snippets: 4 April 2013[/caption] Asia might be the continent that grabs all the headlines in 2013. China Sea island disputes have been compounded by a heated Korean border. It is not

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Windows Blue: Another step towards an oncoming era for Microsoft.

Windows Blue – The Desktop is Passing

[caption id="attachment_4307" align="aligncenter" width="615"] Windows Blue: Another step towards an oncoming era for Microsoft.[/caption] The next version of Windows has been leaked and frankly it is not really the 'next version' but rather an update.

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Snippets: 26 March 2013

Diablo 3 better on consoles? Microsoft defends RT, Goal scoring machines

[caption id="attachment_4286" align="aligncenter" width="615"] Snippets: 26 March 2013[/caption] Will Blizzard's first foray into consoles create a better Diablo 3 on consoles than on PCs? This would surely reignite the PC vs. Consoles argument. Microsoft took

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Snippets: 20 March 2013

Windows 7 SP 1 enforced, Syrian crisis for kids, how much money for happiness?

[caption id="attachment_4199" align="aligncenter" width="615"] Snippets: 20 March 2013[/caption] Microsoft is sick of users who cannot be bothered to update their PCs, so Windows 7 Service Pack 1 will be downloaded and installed automatically starting today.

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Possible? One OS - Many Screens

Is a Unified Operating System Possible?

[caption id="attachment_3790" align="aligncenter" width="615"] Possible? One OS - Many Screens[/caption] An operating system used to be the first thing that came to a user's mind when asked what kind of computer he / she runs.

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Snippets: 18 February 2013

Making of The Hobbit, first real protest, free 100GB storage

[caption id="attachment_3775" align="aligncenter" width="615"] Snippets: 18 February 2013[/caption] 'Making of' videos are always interesting and if you have 4 minutes to spare, you can take a quick look at how 'The Hobbit' was created. Singapore

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Snippets: 8th February 2013

Galaxy S4 in April? Pyongyang rips off COD, Arsenal’s very first website

[caption id="attachment_3586" align="aligncenter" width="615"] Snippets: 8th February 2013[/caption] If you are buying a smartphone, you might want to wait till April for a reputable Korean firm. Call of Duty has landed North Korea in YouTube

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Microsoft: The new look needs refinement.

The Year Ahead: Microsoft

[caption id="attachment_3078" align="aligncenter" width="615"] Microsoft: The new look needs refinement.[/caption] 2012 was a huge year for Microsoft. Huge in terms of product launches and changes in directions. It was a year in which Microsoft threw

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It's the time of the year again!

Tech Gifts – Holiday Picks

[caption id="attachment_2691" align="aligncenter" width="615"] It's the time of the year again![/caption] Its the time of the year again and here's a short round up of tech gifts that will bring a bundle of festive joy

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Encryption: Essential yet underused.

Bitlocker: Your Drive is Worth Encrypting

[caption id="attachment_2556" align="aligncenter" width="615"] Encryption: Essential yet underused.[/caption] Bitlocker has been a feature of Windows since the Vista days. It shipped pretty fully featured and has gone from strength to strength. Now that almost all

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Forstall & Sinofsky: Iron fisted leaders disposed.

Management: The Balance of Character and Characters

[caption id="attachment_2544" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Forstall & Sinofsky: Iron fisted leaders disposed.[/caption] Sinofsky's departure from Microsoft nearly mirrors Forstall's move away from Apple. Both of them played key roles in Windows (7 & 8) and iOS

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The Traditional Start Menu: How to find everything in Windows 8

Finding Your Way In Windows 8

Windows 8 removes the traditional start menu and replaces it with a Start Screen. At first glance, doesn't look as robust as the original Start Menu. However, the new Start Screen actually allows both flexibility

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Windows 8: Microsoft's Goes All In

Windows 8: A Detailed Review

[caption id="attachment_2325" align="aligncenter" width="615"] Windows 8: Microsoft Goes All In[/caption] It is not easy to cover Windows 8 within a post but I will attempt to do so here. This review will look at Windows

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US$39.99 buys you a full legit copy of Windows 8 Pro

Windows 8 Pro Upgrade Experience

[caption id="attachment_2233" align="aligncenter" width="615"] US$39.99 buys you a full legit copy of Windows 8 Pro[/caption] Microsoft launched the US$39.99 upgrade offer to allow home users to upgrade from any versions of XP, Vista and 7

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RT or 8? Microsoft has not been upfront on the differences and it is hard to tell visually.

Read Before Buying: Windows RT vs. Windows 8

[caption id="attachment_2155" align="aligncenter" width="615"] RT or 8? Microsoft has not been upfront on the differences and it is hard to tell visually.[/caption] Microsoft has not been very upfront in explaining the differences between Windows RT

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Tanking: Traditional desktops and laptops, both Windows and Macs, are failing to hit sales targets.

Common Sense, Future Tense: PC Sales Crawl

[caption id="attachment_2065" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Tanking: Traditional desktops and laptops, both Windows and Macs, are failing to hit sales targets.[/caption] Personal computer sales are limping along. These include both Windows and Macs. Manufacturers affected range from

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Leap Motion: Minority Report is now Real and Affordable

Remember those geeky minority report styled dreams? It is here and it is natural, smooth and practical. Best of all it is affordable. Leap Motion has created a product that makes the Kinect, Move and

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Windows 8 – A Dual Monitor Test

A replacement hard drive was sent to me last Friday and I took this as a chance to test drive Windows 8. Personally, I was not very excited about giving the Consumer Preview a look

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