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They Are the World’s 15 Richest Tech Billionaires For 2014

Forbes has updated its list of the world’s wealthiest people for 2014. I was thumbing through the “Tech” list and found some typical results, as well as a few surprises in the rankings. You can view the full slideshow and more details about each person on the list on Forbes’ site, here. In order from [...]

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What Tech Company Spends The Most On Advertising? The Results Might Surprise You.

Here are some interesting numbers for you to wrap your head around. In 2012, Samsung spent as much money on advertising as Apple did this entire year and the last three years — combined. Microsoft’s advertising budget jumped this year, most likely because 2013 is the first year they’ve had a broad portfolio of products [...]

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Eric Schmidt says Android is ‘winning the war pretty clearly now’

You can find me quoted on the Twitter saying that “Android is winning”. I know it’s not a war. I know we want ‘the best’. And I know ‘the best’ is different for everyone. Eric Schmidt seems to disagree with me. Google is winning For what Google wants, Android is winning. In an interview with [...]

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Microsoft Announces Surface

Steve Ballmer and crew gathered at Milk Studios in Los Angeles to publically unveil their very own tablet, called Surface. This is what we know so far: There will be two versions, one running an Intel processor and Windows 8, the other running an ARM chipset with Windows RT. They will come in 32/64 GB & [...]

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Appreciation For Apple’s Naming System (by @calebhicks)

I was trying to write an article on HPs new lineup of computers that were recently announced, but before long, my head was spinning from all of the ultrabook, fauxtrabook, sleekbook nonsense. I am admittedly unfamiliar with HP’s product lines, so maybe these names make sense to those who have followed HP’s products for more [...]

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Dell gets out of the netbook business. Will all netbooks go to the dumpster?

Dell is getting out of the netbook business. This should be recognized as a general theme. Why do you think HP threatened to get out of the consumer personal computer space? Because there is no money. Apple is raking in the profits, while the PC makers have all been downgraded to commodity manufacturers. Is low [...]

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Keep Your Laptop Cool In The Summer Heat

My new laptop (one of the new Dell XPS models) is wonderful –so far it has handled everything I’ve thrown at it, from simple word processing to graphic-intense games.  But much like a muscular bodybuilder, my muscular laptop also gets extremely hot and sweaty.  Okay, it doesn’t sweat, but it can get very hot (depending [...]

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Dragon Age II For PC Review

If you are an avid reader of this blog (which you should be), you may remember that I recently got myself a sweet new Dell laptop.  I am very happy and it has been able to handle everything I throw at it.  The opposite may be said for the current state of my bank account, [...]

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My New $1500 Laptop Is Legit

I did it, I broke and bought myself a new laptop.  Yes, I am now $1500 dollars poorer, but this new laptop is pretty rocking.  It’s a Dell XPS 17 and has some pretty powerful muscles to flex. I loved my old laptop, my Dell Studio XPS.  It was quite the workhorse and was able [...]

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Please Help! I Need Laptop Advice!

Alright readers!  I need some advice.  Permit me to ask for some personal advice from the more knowledgeable of you out there.  My laptop will be 2 years old soon and instead of having a birthday cake with 2 candles for my laptop, I am thinking of replacing it with a newer one.  The dilemma [...]

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