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Tegra 3 vs. A5X – Does it really matter? (via @jkhowland)

I can’t find any hands on reviews that validate Asus’s claim that the Transformer Prime gets 12 hours mobile on a charge. But if the device really has that kind of battery life then Nvidia has stepped it up big time with their chips. For the user this isn’t just about battery, and it’s not [...]

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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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Commodore 64 Reborn

I will readily admit that I have a bit of a soft spot in my heart for old technology.  Every time I see a Super Nintendo, that soft spot is touched and a small bit of moisture begins to grace the rim of my eyes.  It was the first bit of technology that was all [...]

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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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ACER Iconia A500, Powerhouse Tablet

Think your iPad 2 has power and muscle?  Okay, it does.  But take a look at this new Android-powered tablet from Acer.  The Iconia Tab A500, powered by Android Honecomb 3.0, packs quite a punch.  It has an impressive list of hardware specs and being priced $450 makes it even more appealing. So without further [...]

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Olivetti’s OliPad

Remember what a typewriter is?  Of course you do-what a silly question!  But when is the last time you’ve seen someone actually using a typewriter?  Exactly.  Olivetti, a company well-known for building typewriters, has recognized this problem as well.  Their solution?  Why, to make a tablet, of course! The Olivetti tablet, known as the OliPad, [...]

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Dell XPS Gives MacBook Pro Some Competition

Dell recently released a new string of very impressive XPS laptops, the XPS 17 and the XPS 15 (the numbers have to do with the size of the laptop screens available, either 15” or 17”).  Each of them offers a wide variety of customization options and feature Intel’s all-new 2nd generation i7 processors. The XPS [...]

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Mac vs. PC – Down and Dirty

Alright, let’s talk about Macs vs. PCs, the age-old debate.  Before I go any further, I want everyone to know that I am unbiased –really, I am!  I don’t prefer any brand of PC over any MacBook at all.  What I want to do in this post is simply compare the tech specs and prices [...]