SanDisk Z400s SSD Price HDD

SanDisk has lightning-fast SSD drives that are as cheap as regular hard drives

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SanDisk has lightning-fast SSD drives that are as cheap as regular hard drives

Solid-state drive (SSD) can significantly increase the performance of a computers compared to regular hard-disk drives (HDD), but flash memory has never been the most affordable option for buyers. However, that’s about to change, as SanDisk on Tuesday announced a new family of SSDs that should be as affordable as regular HDDs. More →

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Apple MacBook Keyboard Trackpad

The new MacBook’s keyboard has been getting panned – here’s one way Apple could improve it

By on May 26, 2015 at 5:30 PM.

The new MacBook’s keyboard has been getting panned – here’s one way Apple could improve it

One of the biggest criticisms of Apple’s new 2015 MacBook has been its keyboard, which reviewers have said isn’t nearly as easy to use as keyboards from past MacBooks. However, it looks like Apple has some ideas for improving all of its MacBook keyboards with some exciting new technology.

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Apple 2015 MacBook Review Marco Arment

Beloved Apple developer writes an absolutely scathing review of Apple’s newest MacBook

By on May 20, 2015 at 2:56 PM.

Beloved Apple developer writes an absolutely scathing review of Apple’s newest MacBook

Instapaper Marco Arment is a very influential iOS and Mac developer who has long sung the praises of many Apple products. However, he’s also not afraid to let Apple absolutely have it when he thinks they’ve delivered a subpar effort and that’s exactly what he thinks they’ve done with the new 2015 MacBook. In a scathing review published on his blog, Arment rips into Apple for the design choices it made with the new laptop and he even expresses concern about whether the company has run out of ideas for improving its computers other than making them thinner. More →

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Lenovo Laptop Desktop Graduation Sale

Huge sale: Lenovo is slashing desktop and laptop prices by up to 50% for 1 day only

By on May 19, 2015 at 4:17 PM.

Huge sale: Lenovo is slashing desktop and laptop prices by up to 50% for 1 day only

If your son or daughter just graduated high school and needs a desktop or laptop to use for college, then you should really check out what Lenovo is offering. For one day only, Lenovo is taking a huge ax to its prices for assorted computers and is discounting them by up to 50%.

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Apple MacBook Pro Retina iMac 2015 Release

Apple just quietly released a new MacBook Pro and Retina iMac – here are the details

By on May 19, 2015 at 9:03 AM.

Apple just quietly released a new MacBook Pro and Retina iMac – here are the details

Apple on Tuesday quietly released a new versions of its 15-inch MacBook Pro and its 27-inch 5K Retina iMac. The new MacBook Pro has been updated with the Force Touch technology that Apple started using with the Apple Watch and the 12-inch Retina MacBook earlier this year. In addition to the new Force Touch trackpad, the new MacBook Pro will also feature stronger battery life that Apple says will deliver an extra hour of use, as well as a new graphics processor that the company says will make graphics run 80% faster. The computer will come in two versions — one with a 2.2GHz processor and one with a 2.5GHz processor — that will sell for $1,999 and $2,499, respectively. More →

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New iMac MacBook Pro

Report says new iMac and MacBook Pro with Force Touch will launch on Wednesday

By , on May 18, 2015 at 9:05 AM.

Report says new iMac and MacBook Pro with Force Touch will launch on Wednesday

If you were thinking of purchasing a new computer this week, it might be worth waiting a few more days to see what Apple plans to introduce. Over the weekend, several 15-inch MacBook Pro models were discontinued on Apple’s website, potentially indicating that the company is clearing the way for new MacBook Pro models with Force Touch trackpads. More →

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Windows 10 Retina MacBook

Windows 10 gets installed on the 12-inch Retina MacBook… and it runs better than OS X

By on May 15, 2015 at 12:55 PM.

Windows 10 gets installed on the 12-inch Retina MacBook… and it runs better than OS X

It’s one of the slickest devices that Apple has ever released, but the 2015 Retina MacBook is anything but perfect. It’s less powerful than other machines in the same price range, the keyboard takes some getting used to and it lacks the ports we’ve come to rely on. One astonishing way to improve your experience with the port-less laptop? Install Windows 10. More →

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Windows 10 Editions

Microsoft reveals Windows 10 will come in 7 different editions

By on May 13, 2015 at 8:40 PM.

Microsoft reveals Windows 10 will come in 7 different editions

Bit by bit, we’re learning everything there is to know about Microsoft’s next operating system. Just this week Microsoft’s Gabe Aul seemingly confirmed that every participant of the Windows Insider program, regardless of platform, will be eligible for a free upgrade to Windows 10.

On Wednesday, Microsoft went a step further and outlined each of the Windows 10 Editions that will launch this summer. More →

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Windows Browser

You can play with ancient versions of Windows right now in your web browser

By on May 11, 2015 at 6:00 PM.

You can play with ancient versions of Windows right now in your web browser

Windows 10 has gotten technology journalists and bloggers incredibly excited about the future of Windows, but now it’s time to take a look at Windows’ past. The odds are fairly good that even if you’re old enough to remember using it first hand, you’ve probably forgotten all about Windows 1.01 at this point. Windows 3.0 is likely a distant memory as well, and despite the fact that it was such a huge update at the time, even Windows 95 may be long forgotten.

Now, however, you can relive the past right in your web browser. More →

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CHIP Computer

C.H.I.P. is a $9 computer that could change the world

By on May 11, 2015 at 9:55 AM.

C.H.I.P. is a $9 computer that could change the world

Can you imagine what kind of affordable computing devices would start popping up all over the world if the only thing standing between a person and his or her dream was $9? We may soon find out, if the team behind Next Thing Co. manages to deliver on its promise and make the $9 C.H.I.P. computer a reality. More →

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Microsoft Surface Hub Release Date

Microsoft’s biggest Surfaces yet will come in crazy 55-inch and 84-inch sizes

By on May 11, 2015 at 6:50 AM.

Microsoft’s biggest Surfaces yet will come in crazy 55-inch and 84-inch sizes

Microsoft this year will launch its biggest Surface devices yet, offering users access to TV-sized Windows gadgets, a new report reveals. Obviously, these aren’t your regular Surface-branded tablet/laptop combo. Instead, we’re looking at the Surface Hub Windows-based TV-like gadgets the company demoed at previous press events. More →

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How To Shut Down Windows

This secret trick is the fastest way to shut down your Windows PC

By on May 6, 2015 at 12:50 PM.

This secret trick is the fastest way to shut down your Windows PC

The procedure for shutting down a Windows computer varies depending on which version of the operating system you use. Regardless of OS version, however, one thing is true across the board: Shutting machines down is more complicated than it should be, and it takes longer than it should take.

Holding down the power button is a quicker option, but believe it or not, there’s actually a secret trick that will shut your system down even faster. More →

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