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Say Hello to the $149 Chromebook

Say Hello to the $149 Chromebook

There’s no such thing as a laptop for under $200, right? Wrong: HP blew the doors off that theory with the HP Stream 11, a reasonably capable (and extremely popular, if you look at user reviews on Amazon) Windows system priced at $199.99. Well, okay, but there’s no such thing as a laptop for under […] Read More

Why I’m Not Subscribing to Sling TV

Why I’m Not Subscribing to Sling TV

Sling TV continues to make headlines. The latest news: cable stalwarts AMC and IFC have joined the roster of channels included in the company’s $20-per-month streaming-TV package. That’s kinda huge, as it makes available popular shows like “Mad Men,” “Portlandia,” and “The Walking Dead” (all of them personal favorites). And it brings the total channel count to […] Read More

Geek Vs Geek: How to Avoid Buying a Laptop with Malware (Thanks, Lenovo)

Geek Vs Geek: How to Avoid Buying a Laptop with Malware (Thanks, Lenovo)

You may have heard the story by now: Lenovo has been selling laptops with Superfish adware pre-installed that, in mid-February, was found to be far more dangerous than you can possibly imagine. The software allows criminals to hijack your web session and redirect you to fake websites without your knowledge. It wasn’t what Lenovo planned, […] Read More

Four Surprising (and Cheap) Ways to Watch Movies on Your Phone

Four Surprising (and Cheap) Ways to Watch Movies on Your Phone

Taking a trip? It’s always a good idea to stock your phone and/or tablet with movies and TV shows, because, let’s face it, reading is for suckers. By now you probably know the tried-and-true methods of getting video to go: buying or renting content from Amazon Instant Video, Google Play, or iTunes. And, well, that’s about […] Read More

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