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The 2016 MacBook Pro Will Face Stiff Competition

According to Mac Rumors, The 2016 MacBook Pro will likely get a late October release. There is a lot of excitement. The popular MacBook Pro series hasn’t had a huge upgrade since October of 2012, and the 2016 upgrade is … Continue reading

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Technology Flashback: Creative Zen Portable Media Center (2004)

In January of 2004, Microsoft introduced the PMC (Portable Media Center) at CES. It was basically a portable version of Windows Media Center, where one could easily navigate the operating system to choose a movie, song, or even a picture. … Continue reading

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Technology Flashback: The Microsoft Zune MP3 Player (2006)

Microsoft’s Zune is often associated with the word “flop.” The MP3 device, which was supposed to compete with the iPod, was a disaster right out of the box when first released in late 2006. The device was definitely portable, but … Continue reading

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Windows 10 Is Still Robust Two Months After Official Release

Even as a Beta product, Windows 10 showed promise. But now that I have been running it almost every day for the past two months, I don’t always have the desire to use my MacBook Pro. Like OS X, operating … Continue reading

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Best Technology Deals Of The Week

It’s the first week of July and it’s the perfect time to buy the latest technology products to help you celebrate your 4th of July. Here are some items that are on sale this week. Samsung Galaxy S6 and Galaxy … Continue reading

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Best Technology Deals Of The Week

There are many great technology deals this week. I am going to highlight some of them. Microsoft Surface Pro 3 Head over to the Microsoft site now to get a great deal on the the Surface Pro 3, the first … Continue reading

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Could Windows 10 Make Microsoft Windows Relevant Again?

Microsoft’s new CEO Satya Nadella will unveil the new Windows 10 desktop operating system tomorrow and Microsoft certainly has a lot riding on it. All tech eyes will be aimed towards tomorrow’s event at its company’s headquarters in Redmond, Washington. … Continue reading

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Flashback: The 2006 Ultra-Mobile PC Failed, but Inspired the Future

In March of 2006, Microsoft announced what was supposed to be the future of computing: the UMPC (Ultra-Mobile PC). In the coming months, Samsung and other companies would release ultra-mobile sized PCs that could be used with a stylus. They … Continue reading

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Microsoft Surface Pro 3 Represents the Future of Computing

The Microsoft Surface Pro 3 was released last June to overall great reviews. Sales have been good, but could have been better had Microsoft produced enough units to meet demand. The Surface Pro 3 is really the first machine that … Continue reading

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Microsoft OneNote Shines on Android Smartphones

There are plenty of note-taking apps for Android smartphones: Evernote, S Note (for Samsung devices), Simplenote, Google Keep, etc. But the best app for notes, especially if you have a device with a digital stylus, is Microsoft OneNote. If you … Continue reading

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