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July 16, 2015 By Steven Kleiman

C172 Performance

C172 Performance computes all the useful performance numbers for flight planning for Cessna 172S and 172N aircraft. It includes calculations...

June 1, 2014 by

What to expect at Computex this week

One of the world's largest tech shows takes place in Taiwan this week at an unusual time for the industry. The PC is under pressure, but this is prompting lots of experimentation with new designs, lower prices, and different software platforms. And Computex is the place to see these fresh ideas.

July 15, 2015 By Steven Kleiman

TBM Performance

TBM Performance computes all the useful performance numbers for flight planning for Daher (Socata) TBM aircraft models. It includes...

April 30, 2013 by

The vanishing PC: Race to the bottom accelerates

The demand for more performance and features has traditionally kept the PC from falling too far, too fast. Those days may now be ending, hastened by cheap tablets. The industry is responding with new platforms for low-cost laptops and tablets running Windows 8 and Android.

July 11, 2015 By Toxicity Studios

Maps for Skyrim Free

The absolutely best Skyrim Maps for Android! Complete with all locations revealed in HD resolution! Free!"In their tongue, they call...

April 4, 2011 by

Same game + Different platform = Same problems!

The argument that I hear regularly from devoted games console fans is that the experience of playing the game on a console far outweighs that of playing on a PC. The graphics might be better on the PC, but gaming on the PC is a bug-ridden experience. But what about when you have the exact same bugs on multiple platforms?

August 24, 2010 by

Can a desktop OS ever truly be "touch ready"?

PC operating systems, or for that matter any desktop OS, don't make good platforms for touchscreen devices. The whole keyboard/mouse paradigm doesn't translate well to being used by fingers and powered by gestures. Cursors are fine motor tools that can work with pixel precision. Our fingers are big lumps of meat that cover pixels by the acre. Can these two things be ever me melded together?

August 16, 2010 by

Asus's Eee tablet plans revealed

Release details for the upcoming ASUS tablet range have been disclosed by the chief executive of the company following a recent investors' conference call in Taipei.Speaking to assembled reporters following a quarterly financial meeting in Taipei on Friday, the company's head, Jerry Shen, confirmed that Asus is planning to release several tablet devices in the coming months on both the Microsoft and Google platforms, according to PC World reports.

April 15, 2010 by

Speed kills and the race is on to cook up the most stable and fastest browser around. That situation means innovation abounds. Microsoft's Internet Explorer and Mozilla's Firefox are No. 1 and No. 2 in market share, but Apple's Safari and Google's Chrome are also pushing the field. Toss in smaller players like Opera, which does better on mobile platforms than the PC, and these are interesting times.

May 11, 2009 by

Mobile software Monday: Evernote comes to the BlackBerry platform

One of my favorite mobile apps/services is Evernote because it works across multiple mobile devices with native clients (iPhone and Windows Mobile) and via email while also working on PC and Mac computers. The folks at Evernote have stated they are working on clients for more mobile platforms and the next version is now ready for RIM BlackBerry owners. I've spent a few days using the latest BlackBerry client and you can check out some screenshots of it in action in my image gallery.


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