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The look of Apple’s mobile operating system has been pretty much the same for six years, but now the tech giant has announced and update that gives iPhones and iPads a whole new look. Continue reading

In The News 6-14-2013

Thursday, June 13th, 2013

In The News 6-14-2013: The new Mac Pro line will be assembled in the USA, the NSA can hear you now and the Xbox One will allow used games, but with a catch. Continue reading

The Overdrive Media Console allows you to download E-books and audiobooks from your local library to read or listen to on your computer or your personal devices. It is free to download and easy to use. Continue reading

In this day and age we are all hyper-aware of big corporations trying to rip us off. So is cell phone insurance a rip-off, or a necessary investment? This article will answer those questions. Continue reading

In The News 2-1-2013

Thursday, January 31st, 2013

Remember Research In Motion, the producer of BlackBerry that continues to surprise us because it still exists? Yeah, that Research In Motion. Well, it looks as if the BlackBerry is pushing to make a comeback (again) and it might be for real this time (seriously!). Continue reading

Putting The Moves On Your MacBook

Saturday, January 19th, 2013

When Mac users were introduced to OS X Mountain Lion, we gained the capability to be a little more hands-on with our MacBooks or trackpads through Gestures. While this seems like a small change, I can say from personal experience that getting familiar with these moves can definitely help increase your productivity. Continue reading

In The News 12-14-2012

Thursday, December 13th, 2012

Ladies and gentlemen… it’s back. By “it”, I’m referring to Google Maps’ return to Apple’s iOS devices this past Wednesday. Apple ditched Google’s map app back in September and opted to use its own mapping app. Unfortunately this move brought on a lot of criticism, especially since Apple’s mapping app was less than amazing. Much less. Continue reading

In The News 11-23-2012

Thursday, November 22nd, 2012

Facebook may be slowing down soon, but for good reason. The world’s number one social network announced in a blog post recently that it plans to move all North American users to a more secure connection. The catch? This more secure connection has a tendency to be slower. Continue reading

In The News 11-02-2012

Thursday, November 1st, 2012

We’ve already shared with you news of the new Microsoft Surface Tablet, which boasts a scaled-down version of Windows 8 called Windows RT, the new iPad Mini, and the updated iPad this month. Looks like the month of October wasn’t finished with tablets, however. Continue reading

In The News 10-26-2012

Thursday, October 25th, 2012

October 26 – the release of Microsoft’s next operating system, Windows 8, is finally upon us. The 26th also marks the release of Microsoft’s new tablet, the Surface. In case you’re wondering – this is a big day for Microsoft. Continue reading

In The News 10-19-2012

Thursday, October 18th, 2012

It’s looking like October will wind up being the month of brand new tablets. Two of the biggest names in computer technology, Apple and Microsoft, are both either releasing or announcing new tablets in the last week and a half of this month. Continue reading

iPhone 5 – Steve’s First Impressions

Thursday, September 27th, 2012

I hiked 10 miles through a blowing snowstorm to the nearest Verizon store, braved the belligerent masses battling for one of the few available phones, and finally wrestled a sales person to the ground and pried the last one from his fingers. A nice 32Gb unit in fact. Continue reading

In The News 09-21-2012

Thursday, September 20th, 2012

Apple made their most recent big move earlier this month by announcing the new iPhone 5. The mobile device boasts features such as a new 4-inch retina display screen, an updated A6 processor chip, a brand new (and smaller) dock/USB connector, and probably the most exciting feature for most consumers – 4G LTE connectivity. Continue reading

In The News 09-07-2012

Thursday, September 6th, 2012

Apple announced this past Tuesday that it will be holding an event on September 12. Most people believe this will be the event the new iPhone 5 will be announced, especially after the invitation shows the number 12 casting a shadow that looks like the number 5. It has already been widely expected that Apple would announce the new phone in September and the event looks to confirm everyone’s suspicions. Continue reading

In The News 08-31-2012

Thursday, August 30th, 2012

A federal jury handed down a verdict last Friday recommending that Samsung pay Apple over $1 billion in damages. The jury stated that Samsung was guilty of “willful” patent violations on numerous mobile devices. The jury also did not suggest Samsung should get any payment for its counterclaims against Apple for patent infringement. Continue reading

In The News 07-27-2012

Thursday, July 26th, 2012

Apple released its latest version of OS X, named Mountain Lion, earlier this week. Mountain Lion boasts a lot of new features and is attempting to help bridge the gap between desktop Macs and Apple’s mobile devices. Continue reading

In The News 07-13-2012

Thursday, July 12th, 2012

Windows announced on Monday that Windows 8 will finally land near the end of October. The new tablet Sruface will also go on sale at that time. That means we have less than 4 months (!) until Window’s biggest operating system update since Windows 95 was released. Continue reading

In The News 07-06-2012

Thursday, July 5th, 2012

Windows announced this past Monday that the upgrade to Windows 8 Pro will cost only $40. This applies to any Windows user running XP or newer. This is a significant announcement since past upgrades have cost much more than $40. Continue reading

iPad Restrictions

Thursday, July 5th, 2012

iPads and kids go together naturally, so every parent, grandparent, aunt, uncle and older brother should make use of the built-in parental restrictions every iPad comes with. Continue reading

Apple has announced a new model of the highly popular MacBook Pro series of laptops, the MacBook Pro with Retina Display. The newest and greatest MacBook to date (did I mention insanely expensive too? Starting at $2199) comes with the latest Intel i7 ivybridge CPU, 8 GB of RAM, 256 GB solid state hard drive, USB 3.0 and thunderbolt connectors packaged into a slim 3/4″ thick aluminum body. Continue reading

In The News 06-15-2012

Thursday, June 14th, 2012

In The News 06-15-2012
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News From The World Of Apple

Apple hosted its annual Worldwide Developer Conference (WWDC) earlier this week and released some mostly expected news.  Some may argue that the announcement of various updates to their MacBooks and Mac OS, however the news that will affect most people is

In The News 05-04-2012

Thursday, May 3rd, 2012

In The News 05-04-2012
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Xbox AND Kinect For $99?! (With A Contract!)

For awhile now phones and other mobile devices have tried to be more and more like gaming systems, providing better and faster games and graphics.  Now it looks as if Microsoft is turning the tables and trying to make gaming systems

The Problem with RAM…

Friday, March 30th, 2012

Is there a way to store programs on your RAM chips? No, but if you’d like a fast alternative to your hard drive, you might consider a solid state drive. Continue reading

In The News 03-23-2012

Thursday, March 22nd, 2012

In The News 03-23-2012
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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
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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

The convenience of Dropbox gets even more exciting! Move photos from your iOS device directly to your Dropbox app in just seconds! Continue reading

In The News 03-02-2012

Thursday, March 1st, 2012

In The News 03-02-2012
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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

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