There isn’t much time left. In April of next year, Microsoft will end support for Windows XP, the best operating system of its time. In Asia, the OS still accounts for over 1 in 4 computers. Take a look at the stats in this infographic from Visually.
There are luxury items out there that only the wealthy would ever consider. In most cases, they have amenities that nobody really thought they needed until they saw that it was possible. In those cases, they don’t really “need” them as much as having something that is a great novelty to make their friends jealous.… Continue reading The ultimate ‘seat of power’ is surprisingly useful
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
After five years of constant upgrades and improvements, Google’s Chrome is now used by about 40% of those wired to the Web. But how much do you really know about Chrome? You probably know that it has made searching easier and faster with Omnibox, for example, but are you aware of any of its awesome… Continue reading 6 things you didn’t know Google Chrome could do
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
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
“Together we can solve this password problem now.” That’s the final line of the video that the team at myIDkey put together for Kickstarter. The video and the overall pitch itself worked nicely – it broke the $150,000 project requirements in only two days. Sitting at $177k now, the excitement surrounding security projects like these… Continue reading MyIDKey busts $150k on Kickstarter in 2 days
They may not have the high-end panache of the Wet Bandits from Home Alone, but after forty attacks on pedestrians in Stamford, CT, the “Apple Pickers Gang” has clearly made a name for themselves. It isn’t just the way they commit their crimes that makes them unique and apparently organized. It’s the fact that they’re… Continue reading Rash of iPhone thefts have earned the culprits a name: the Apple Pickers Gang
Have you ever wondered about the history of computers? ENIAC (Electrical Numerical Integrator and Calculator) might’ve been the first computer, but it was not the first computer with the mouse and keyboard that we’re accustomed to. The question is when (and how) did it start? Back in 1984 when Apple launched the Macintosh, the need… Continue reading How Microsoft’s operating system has evolved over time
Microsoft is releasing a new operating system, Windows 8, October 26th. There have been many changes, and many backend improvements, as well as a huge buzz on the Internet. But how well does the new operating system hold up?