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In The News 03-23-2012

Thursday, March 22nd, 2012

In The News 03-23-2012
Your Weekly Update In The World Of Technology

That’s Hot.

Apple’s new iPad’s sales are hot.  The new iPad is also, well… hot.  According to many early comments and complaints from customers, the new iPad is reportedly getting pretty warm to the touch.  Most of

In The News 03-16-2012

Thursday, March 15th, 2012

In The News 03-16-2012
Your Weekly Update In The World Of Technology

 

It’s Heeeeeere….

Wednesday of last week marked another big day for Apple as they released the newest version of the popular iPad.  The new version, which many thought would be named the iPad 3, was in fact

What the Heck are ActiveX Controls?

Sunday, March 11th, 2012

Are you puzzled by “ActiveX” controls? Well, here’s some info on what these little programs are and how you can avoid them if you want. Continue reading

In The News 03-02-2012

Thursday, March 1st, 2012

In The News 03-02-2012
Your Weekly Update In The World Of Technology 

 

8 Is Here (Sorta..)

Windows 8 is finally here!  Well, at least the consumer preview anyway.  This also means the operating system probably has more bugs than

In The News 02-24-2012

Thursday, February 23rd, 2012

In The News 02-24-2012
Your Weekly Update In The World Of Technology

Yet Another Big Cat…

Apple released the developer preview of the next version of Mac OS X yesterday.   The new version, 10.8, keeps up with Apple’s big cat theme and is named Mountain Lion.  The

In The News 02-17-2012

Thursday, February 16th, 2012

In The News 02-17-2012
Your Weekly Update In The World Of Technology

It’s Baaaack….

Myspace.  The word brings fear into the hearts of thousands and, if you’re like most of us, we thought the social networking site had finally died.  Not so fast.  According to Tim Vanderhook, Myspace CEO

In The News 02-10-2012

Thursday, February 9th, 2012

In The News 02-10-2012
Your Weekly Update In The World Of Technology

Deleted Photos Not So… Deleted.

You know those Facebook photos you deleted 3 years ago?  Well it seems like they not be as deleted as you think they are.  It seems as if the photos themselves are removed from the site but can still be

In The News 02-03-2012

Thursday, February 2nd, 2012

In The News 02-03-2012
Your Weekly Update In The World Of Technology

Facebook Going Public

After numerous rumors swirled around the Internet and financial circles, Facebook finally went public with their IPO (Initial Public Offering) on Wednesday.  The goal was to raise as much as $5 billion in

In The News 01-27-2012

Wednesday, January 25th, 2012

Here’s your weekly update of news and views for the tech world, 01-27-2012! Continue reading

In The News 01-20-2012

Wednesday, January 18th, 2012

Here’s your weekly update of news and views for the tech world, 01-20-2012! Continue reading

For the Mechanic who has Everything

Tuesday, January 17th, 2012

Craftsman tools shows off their Bluetooth-enabled tool chest at CES 2012. Check it out here! Continue reading

If you had the option to get a phone that looked and worked the same as your Windows PC, would you be interested? Looks like Microsoft has a plan. Continue reading

In The News 01-13-2012

Wednesday, January 11th, 2012

Here’s your weekly update of news and views for the tech world, 01-13-2012! Continue reading

SOPA: Stop Online Piracy Act

Monday, January 9th, 2012

Here’s a look at H.R.3261, otherwise known as SOPA (Stop Online Piracy Act), a bill before the US House of Representatives, which attempts to offer a solution to the problem of digital copyright infringement. Continue reading

In The News 01-06-2012

Wednesday, January 4th, 2012

Here’s your weekly update of news and views for the tech world, 01-06-2012! Continue reading

In The News 12-23-2011

Wednesday, December 21st, 2011

Here’s your weekly update of news and views for the tech world, 12-23-2011! Continue reading

In The News 12-16-2011

Wednesday, December 14th, 2011

Here’s your weekly update of news and views for the tech world, 12-16-2011! Continue reading

In The News 12-09-2011

Wednesday, December 7th, 2011

Here’s your weekly dose of tech news and views from Worldstart fro the week of 12-9-11! Continue reading

In The News 12-02-2011

Wednesday, November 30th, 2011

Here’s you weekly dose of tech news for the week of 12-02-2011! Check it out! Continue reading

In The News 11-18-2011

Wednesday, November 16th, 2011

Here’s your dose of news and views for the week of 11-18-2011 – check it out! Continue reading

In The News 11-11-2011

Wednesday, November 9th, 2011

Here’s your weekly round up of news and views for the week of 11-11-11! Continue reading

In The News 11-04-2011

Thursday, November 3rd, 2011

In The News 11-04-2011
Your Weekly Update In The World Of Technology


Is It Cold In Here, Or Is That Just Facebook?

Ah, the Arctic.  Home to caribou, Santa (only if you believe), and… data centers? Earlier this week Facebook announced it was taking the trek up north and building a data center just south of the Arctic Circle.  The data center, which is located in Lulea, Sweden… Continue reading

In The News 10-28-2011

Wednesday, October 26th, 2011

In The News 10-28-2011
Your Weekly Update In The World Of Technology

Netflix Falling Apart

Netflix Is A Sinking Ship

That’s what the numbers are telling us at least. In the most recent quarter, Netflix has lost 800,000 U.S. subscribers to its popular movie subscription service. This news follows up a quarter in which Netflix raised its price and renamed its movies-by-mail service to Qwikster (and changed it back again), leading to a complete PR disaster for the company.

In The News 10-21-2011

Wednesday, October 19th, 2011

Here’s you tech news for the week of 10-21-2011! Apple, RIM and Windows 7′s ever-increasing market share are the focus! Continue reading

New Features of Windows 8

Tuesday, September 20th, 2011

Are you interested in seeing what brand new features Microsoft has in store for its new operating system, Windows 8? If so, then check this out! Continue reading

Kindle Textbook Rental

Wednesday, July 20th, 2011

The e-book equivalent of college bookstore rentals, Kindle Textbook Rental is a route to both increased profits for Amazon and decreased educational costs for students. Continue reading

In the News – 6/14/11

Wednesday, June 15th, 2011

Technology news from Worldstart! Check out the future of communication with Lori Cline’s tech update! Continue reading

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