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The New MacBook Pro Updates Don’t Address Consumer Concerns

Well, it happened. People have been waiting for Apple to update the MacBook Pro for a long time. There were hopes that they would fix the keys. There were hopes that they would add speed and memory, especially to the … Continue reading

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Microsoft’s Upcoming $400 Tablet Could Be Apple’s Nighmare

When Microsoft introduced the Surface tablet that ran Windows RT in 2012, they set themselves up for failure. The company introduced a tablet to compete with Apple’s iPad. It’s lowest price was $500 with the Touch Cover. The main problem … Continue reading

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Typing Notes On Computing Devices Hurts The Learning Process

You have probably recently seen a college classroom with a bunch of students typing notes on their MacBook Pros. (I haven’t seen many students with PCs.) There are students who do use an iPad, but I see them using an … Continue reading

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Dell XPS 13 Laptop Gets Another Upgrade

The Dell XPS 13 has been one of the most popular Windows laptops of the past two years, and it is one that I have written about consistently on this blog. The early-2015 release had some quality-control problems including a … Continue reading

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The New Surface Pro And Backlight Bleed

Backlight bleed is nothing new when it comes to LCD screens. For years, most manufactures would tell customers that it’s natural. However, most manufacturers, especially Apple, have been able to reduce the amount of backlight bleed on their smartphones, laptops, … Continue reading

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HP Spectre x2 (2017): The Surface Pro Killer?

HP has just released the new HP Spectre x2,  a beautiful laptop/tablet hybrid that certainly gives the new Surface Pro a run for its money. I played around with the unit for almost ten minutes, and though it’s not long … Continue reading

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How Much RAM Do You Really Need In A Laptop?

One of the biggest misconceptions of laptops is that the more RAM (random access memory) you have, the more happy you’ll be with your device. While RAM is important, there are other factors that determine power, especially the CPU and … Continue reading

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Hands On With iPad Pro 10.5

When I found out that Apple was actually planning to upgrade their increasingly irrelevant iPad line with the 10.5 and 12.9-inch versions of the iPad Pro, I thought Apple was making a huge mistake. Then, it was revealed that the … Continue reading

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All Laptops Should Have A Screen Protector Or Keyboard Cover

Don’t let the manufacturers fool you; your laptop screen is not protected. It doesn’t matter if the screen is made of “Gorilla Glass” or not; it is still prone to scratches. However, the fact that the screen is prone to … Continue reading

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A Look At The 2016 (15-Inch) MacBook Pro With Touch Bar

Last week was an awful one for Apple; the Cupertino company still continues to suffer a (mostly undeserved) backlash over their latest MacBook Pro. I worked with the 13-inch version for almost a week and, in a hands-on review, said … Continue reading

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