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Why Windows 8 Matters

Why Windows 8 Matters

Windows 8 doesn’t matter just because it’s the next operating system coming from Microsoft. No, Windows 8 matters because it’s going to entirely change the way we interact with our PCs. It will be available in three different versions and it will run on laptops, desktops, and tablets. And of course, it features a brand […] Read More

This Week’s Ups and Downs at Apple

This Week’s Ups and Downs at Apple

For quite a long time it seemed like Apple could do no wrong, and the company’s stock price was a vivid demonstration of this.  While it has had occasional fluctuations, there hasn’t been anything that dramatic to watch. All that changed on Wednesday as the market reacted to a quarterly report that didn’t meet expectations. […] Read More

What Makes Something Go Viral?

What Makes Something Go Viral?

Wouldn’t it be nice if you knew how to make your videos spread like wildfire? How to effortlessly create that special “OMG, you have to see this!” factor?  Yes, you (and everyone else) would love to have that magic formula, but a viral video is hard to predict and even harder to create.  Hindsight is […] Read More

What You Need to Know About Microsoft Office 2013

What You Need to Know About Microsoft Office 2013

Last week, Microsoft took the wraps off of its next-generation Office suite, dubbed Microsoft Office 2013. The software won’t launch until next year, but Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer provided an overview of what to expect and said that a consumer preview is now available from Microsoft’s website for anyone who wants to give it an […] Read More

Happy Birthday, Atari

Happy Birthday, Atari

Founded all the way back on June 28, 1972, Atari was the first video game company to become a household name.  If you grew up with Atari like I did, though, you might find that to look at it now, however, you would be hard pressed to recognize it. Atari was started by Nolan Bushnell […] Read More

Automate Social Media and Enjoy the Summer

Automate Social Media and Enjoy the Summer

Summer is officially in full swing, which, I hope, means long sunny days, trips to the beach, fruity drinks, and…Twitter updates?  Facebook, Twitter and other social media networks have become all-consuming in our lives, but being enslaved to our updates, tweets and posts doesn’t exactly make for a relaxing summer. So perhaps it’s time for […] Read More

My Top 5 Summertime Tech Toys

My Top 5 Summertime Tech Toys

Summertime is in full swing here in the northern hemisphere, and that means it’s time to be outdoors.  As tech enthusiasts, we know that not all of our beloved gadgets fare well in these situations, but there are a few that can definitely stand up to the sun, sand, water, and other minor abuses of […] Read More

Why You Should Care About Android 4.1 Jelly Bean

Why You Should Care About Android 4.1 Jelly Bean

Late last month, Google officially unveiled its latest mobile operating system–Android 4.1, dubbed “Jelly Bean.” While the minor change in the version number (from 4 to 4.1) might suggest this isn’t much of an update, and especially not as significant as Android’s step from 2.3 Gingerbread to 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, it does indeed offer […] Read More

Crowdsourced Cooking: Too Many Chefs is a Good Thing

Crowdsourced Cooking: Too Many Chefs is a Good Thing

The rise of celebrity chefs and the “it” factor of cuisines from all over the world (Peruvian is in), not to mention food fads (gluten-free! dairy-free! soy-free!), has created an entire world of social eating, cooking and recipe-sharing online. Foodies and wanna-be foodies are gathering to swap recipes, exchange tips and even drool over food […] Read More

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