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Third Place Up for Grabs in Tablet Market Share

Posted on 01 October 2014

Samsung’s and Apple’s share of the tablet market is eroding, though they still lead the pack It will be tough (not impossible) to catch up with and/or surpass Apple or Samsung in the tablet race, though the sprint for third place is a ferocious one led by Lenovo, Amazon, and Asus, as well as other […]

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Corsair Flash Voyager Vega Boasts USB 3.0 Connectivity in a Compact Package

Posted on 01 October 2014

Low profile storage on the go You only need to bump into a standard USB thumb drive protruding from your laptop once to realize why companies make smaller alternatives. Sure, they’re easier to lose, but if you’ve ever ruined a USB port by being clumsy, that’s a tradeoff you’re willing to make. There are several […]

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Google Offers Unlimited Drive Storage to Schools for Students and Teachers

Posted on 30 September 2014

Unlimited up to a point In an attempt to lighten student’s loads when it comes to carrying around binders and stacks of paper, Google is hoping to get rid of all that. Google announced Drive for Education which will provide students and teachers with unlimited Drive storage. Available to all Google Apps for Education customers […]

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No BS Podcast #233: The Episode with SteelSeries

Posted on 30 September 2014

SteelSeries talks gaming headsets, mechanical keyboards, gaming mice, and more! SteelSeries wanted to drop by to show off its latest Sibera gaming headsets so we thought we would round them up in the podcast room to talk about that and more. In addition to headset talk, on episode 233 of the No BS Podcast, we […]

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Microsoft Tosses ‘Windows 9′ into Recycle Bin, Announces Windows 10 Instead

Posted on 30 September 2014

“It wouldn’t be right to call it Windows 9″ – Microsoft You’re probably familiar with the argument, “What’s in a name? That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet.” Well, Juliet may not have cared about the name of things, but Microsoft does, which is why you’ll never see […]

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Mozilla’s $25 Matchstick Dongle Running Firefox OS Hits Kickstarter

Posted on 30 September 2014

Chromecast competitor aims to be more open Google is pitching its Chromecast device for streaming chores, Microsoft recently unveiled its Wireless Display Adapter based on Miracast technology, and now Mozilla is jumping into the fray with Matchstick, the first HDMI stick based on Firefox OS. Currently up for pledges on the crowdfunding site Kickstarter, Matchstick’s […]

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Roccat Starts Shipping Tyon Gaming Mouse

Posted on 30 September 2014

The first PC rodent with a dorsal fin Roccat on Tuesday announced the global availability of its “Tyon All Action Gaming” mouse (just “Tyon” from here on out), which unlike any previous mouse you’ve ever owned, it brings a dorsal fin design to the LAN party. According to Roccat, the Tyon represents an evolution of […]

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SteelSeries Extends Headset Portfolio with Siberia Family Starting at $60

Posted on 29 September 2014

Snazzy looking headsets for different types of gamers SteelSeries today announced the launch of its new Sibera headset family consisting of several different models. Each one takes aim at gamers (as opposed to music and movie buffs) with a variety of options and price points ranging from $60 MSRP (Sibera RAW Prism) all the way […]

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Visceral Director Confident Battlefield: Hardline ‘Will Work’ at Launch

Posted on 29 September 2014

Cross your fingers the launch goes smoother than BF4′s did Battlefield 4′s launch went about as smooth as the Andrea Gail’s trip out to sea in the nonfiction book-turned-movie The Perfect Storm. Hey, at least BF4 didn’t sink — the developers eventually ironed out most of the bugs and server issues, though it’s understandable that […]

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Microsoft Founder Bill Gates is (Still) the Richest Man in America

Posted on 29 September 2014

Software guru turned philanthropist tops Forbes 400 list for 21 years straight You know the saying about how the rich get richer? Well, if going by the numbers, the saying is true — in order to make the Forbes 400 list of the wealthiest Americans, you’d need a net worth of $1.55 billion, the highest […]

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Samsung Throws PC Gamers a Curved LED Monitor

Posted on 29 September 2014

A curved display with a narrow bezel Display makers have been trying to sell consumers on the benefits of curved panels, hence why there are a handful of curvacious TV models to choose from. That same concept is now being applied to computer monitors — Samsung today unveiled the SD590C, a curved monitor with a […]

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Are Touchscreen Laptops Long for this World?

Posted on 29 September 2014

Consumers aren’t getting touchy-feely with their notebooks The emergency of tablet PCs and smartphones taught everyone the value of touch computing, and with Windows 8, Microsoft tried to carry that momentum over to traditional PCs. It didn’t take, or least it hasn’t so far, because if it had, we’d all be owners of touchscreen monitors […]

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Microsoft to Open Flagship Store on Fifth Avenue

Posted on 29 September 2014

Just a few blocks away from Apple’s flagship store Microsoft on Monday announced that it signed a lease to open its first flagship store at 677 Fifth Avenue in New York City, which will serve as the centerpiece of its Microsoft Stores experience. This is something Microsoft has wanted to do ever since it opened […]

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Nixie is a Drone You Can Wear Like a Wristband

Posted on 29 September 2014

Powered by Intel Remember Edison, the SD card-sized computer Intel unveiled at the Consumer Electronics Show with wearables and Internet of Things (IoT) devices in mind? Ever since the company began selling the tiny development board earlier this month (for $50 a pop), we have been keeping an eye out for cool and innovative implementations […]

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Death Knell Sounded for Yahoo Directory

Posted on 29 September 2014

In the beginning was the directory… There was a time when web browsing sessions didn’t revolve around search engines, for they were rubbish, but around web directories like Yahoo Directory. Founded in early 1994 by Jerry Yang and David Filo, Yahoo Directory quickly became the go-to site for both webmasters looking to attract traffic to […]

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Death Knell Sounded for Yahoo Directory

Posted on 29 September 2014

In the beginning was the directory… There was a time when web browsing sessions didn’t revolve around search engines, for they were rubbish, but around web directories like Yahoo Directory. Founded in early 1994 by Jerry Yang and David Filo, Yahoo Directory quickly became the go-to site for both webmasters looking to attract traffic to […]

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AsusPro BU201 is a Rugged Ultrabook Aimed at Business Users

Posted on 28 September 2014

Built to meet U.S. military-standard 810G requirements Asus is all set to welcome a new Windows 8.1 ultrabook to its AsusPro B Advanced line of business notebooks, a range made up mostly of 14- and 15.6-inch models. The incoming AsusPro Advanced BU201 will be a tad different, though. With a screen size of 12.5-inch, it […]

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AsusPro BU201 is a Rugged Ultrabook Aimed at Business Users

Posted on 28 September 2014

Built to meet U.S. military-standard 810G requirements Asus is all set to welcome a new Windows 8.1 ultrabook to its AsusPro B Advanced line of business notebooks, a range made up mostly of 14- and 15.6-inch models. The incoming AsusPro Advanced BU201 will be a tad different, though. With a screen size of 12.5-inch, it […]

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Microsoft Exec: Windows 9 to be Free for Windows 8 Users

Posted on 28 September 2014

‘Threshold’ will be officially unveiled on September 30, 2014 Microsoft has scheduled a special invite-only event for Tuesday, September 30, 2014, where it is widely expected to introduce the next version of its popular desktop operating system (codenamed “Threshold” but popularly referred to as Windows 9). As is usually the case, the event’s imminence hasn’t […]

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Microsoft Exec: Windows 9 to be Free for Windows 8 Users

Posted on 28 September 2014

‘Threshold’ will be officially unveiled on September 30, 2014 Microsoft has scheduled a special invite-only event for Tuesday, September 30, 2014, where it is widely expected to introduce the next version of its popular desktop operating system (codenamed “Threshold” but popularly referred to as Windows 9). As is usually the case, the event’s imminence hasn’t […]

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Graphics Analysis: Metro Games Stock vs Metro Redux Versions

Posted on 26 September 2014

We compare the Metro game series to its visually updated counterparts If you are a fan of single-player FPS games, then you should check out the Metro series. Metro 2033, based on the novel by Russian author Dmitry Glukhovsky, was developed by 4A Games and released in 2010 while its sequel, Metro: Last Light, came […]

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Graphics Analysis: Metro Games Stock vs Metro Redux Versions

Posted on 26 September 2014

We compare the Metro game series to its visually updated counterparts If you are a fan of single-player FPS games, then you should check out the Metro series. Metro 2033, based on the novel by Russian author Dmitry Glukhovsky, was developed by 4A Games and released in 2010 while its sequel, Metro: Last Light, came […]

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Graphics Analysis: Metro Games Stock vs Metro Redux Versions

Posted on 26 September 2014

We compare the Metro game series to its visually updated counterparts If you are a fan of single-player FPS games, then you should check out the Metro series. Metro 2033, based on the novel by Russian author Dmitry Glukhovsky, was developed by 4A Games and released in 2010 while its sequel, Metro: Last Light, came […]

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Graphics Analysis: Metro Games Stock vs Metro Redux Versions

Posted on 26 September 2014

We compare the Metro game series to its visually updated counterparts If you are a fan of single-player FPS games, then you should check out the Metro series. Metro 2033, based on the novel by Russian author Dmitry Glukhovsky, was developed by 4A Games and released in 2010 while its sequel, Metro: Last Light, came […]

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Chromebooks and Macs Cut into Windows PC Sales

Posted on 26 September 2014

Retail PC sales rise up on Chromebook and Mac shipments As we’ve said time and again, the PC sector is alive is well. According to NPD Group, retail PC sales grew nearly 3 percent during the 10-week back-to-school shopping season that went from July 4th through Labor Day week), compared to a 2.5 percent decline […]

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