Perhaps you’ve heard that HP has launched two detachable, hybrid PCs and you aren’t sure which of these cool devices is right for your needs. One of these devices, called the Split x2, is built around Windows 8; the other one, called the SlateBook x2, is built around Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean. Could either of… Continue reading Android or Windows 8? How to choose between HP’s two new detachable PCs
Yes, Microsoft seems to have given Google the hump lately with their new update for the YouTube app on Windows Phones. The problem is that users of this app can now save videos on their phone and play them as much as they want offline, oh no! In fairness, it is clearly stated in YouTube’s… Continue reading Microsoft and Google at it again
There you are. It’s 1993 and you’re sporting he hair, the youthful look of post-teen angst, the smile of one dedicated to making it in a Clinton-era, computer driven world. You know that it’s time to get into computers but you don’t know where to turn. No worries – Kim Komando is there to help… Continue reading You won’t believe that Komputer Kindergarten is only two decades old
There was never a doubt that iOS and Android are much bigger than Windows when it comes to mobile OS adoption, but a report by MetroStore Scanner that the Windows Store has only recently broken the 50,000 app barrier is both a little embarrassing to the company and at least a little alarming to developers… Continue reading Hitting 50K apps on the Windows Store highlights Microsoft’s mobile insignificance
The office can be stressful. Many of our biggest pressures in life stem from activities at the office. Releasing anxiety, stress, and pressure is a best practice recommended by psychologists around the globe. Then again, there’s also the sheer fun associated with locating, targeting, and firing upon an unsuspecting coworker in as harmless of a… Continue reading Play around at the office with a USB rocket launcher
It’s a mobile world. Of that, there is little doubt. There is no longer a question about whether the smartphone and mobile industry in general can take over the mind (and hand) share of the data and communications industry. The only question that needs to be answered is who will be able to cash in… Continue reading 1.4 billion smartphones will be activated in 2013
When Unbox Therapy decides that they want to build something, they go all out. That’s the case here as they have finally put together what they’re calling “The Ultimate Gaming PC”. Here are the specs: Intel 3770K CPU ASUS DirectCU II Top GTX 680 ASUS Xonar Phoebus Soundcard Corsair Obsidian 800D Chassis ASUS Maximus V… Continue reading Is this the ultimate gaming PC?
Under 7 seconds. That’s how long an SSD-equipped Windows 8 PC takes to boot. It’s something that is unheard of in most light-weight mobile operating systems, let alone a full PC OS. The new-found speed has a comical drawback: one would need gamer reflexes to interrupt the boot process and enter setup or BIOS mode,… Continue reading Windows 8 #firstworldproblems: It boots “too quickly”