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2014: The year Microsoft lost my loyalty

2014: The year Microsoft lost my loyalty

From productivity to email to operating systems to mobile to hardware, David Gewirtz is no longer actively using Microsoft products. He's not a Microsoft hater. The transition just happened organically as he adopted products that better served his needs.

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What if Santa was also a tech CEO?

What if Santa was also a tech CEO?

What if Santa moonlighted as a tech CEO for the rest of the year? I'm pretty sure these cutthroat titans of tech feel that jolly old St. Nick is missing a trick or two by giving people the gifts they want as opposed to using his position to gain dominance and market share.

published December 11, 2014 by

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iPhone and iPad owner's gift guide

iPhone and iPad owner's gift guide

Here's a tour of some great iPhone and iPad accessories that would make awesome gifts over the Holidays. Discover cases, home automation devices, toys, health devices, portable power and storage, see in the dark, and much more!

published December 1, 2014 by

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Must-have Mac utilities for Yosemite

Must-have Mac utilities for Yosemite

There's little doubt that OS X 10.10 Yosemite operating system is a fully-featured platform that helps you to get a lot done, but by adding a few extras in the form of utilities you get an awful lot more from the platform with very little extra effort.

published November 17, 2014 by

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Microsoft vs. Apple vs. Google: What's Next?

The products, the leaders, the rivals, the roadmaps: ZDNet's 'Hot Topics' webcast delivers valuable insights into the challenges and opportunities facing these three technology giants. Join host Jonas Tichenor, ZDNet Editor Andrew Nusca, as well as CNET's Dan Farber and Josh Lowensohn for an in-depth look at who may be standing out among the big three.

published April 18, 2012 by

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Testing Japanese Siri

Apple used the iPad 3 — sorry, the iPad HD — no, pardon me, the "new iPad" announcement this week to update its Siri product with better international language support. We turned Japanese to find out whether the service is up to scratch.

published March 8, 2012 by

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Game on for Apple's newest iPad

To help Apple show off its new iPad's high-resolution gaming capabilities, developers from Namco and Epic Games demo their latest games. Software maker Autodesk also reveals a new drawing app for the device called SketchBook Ink.

published March 7, 2012 by

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Apple launches latest iPad with 4G

Apple's Tim Cook and Philip Schiller unveil the company's newest iPad. The device powered by A5X chip, offers a higher-resolution Retina Display, longer battery life, plus 4G LTE. The pricing starts at $499 for a 16GB Wi-Fi model and 4G starting at $629.

published March 7, 2012 by

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Apple announces next-gen Apple TV

Apple's Tim Cook and Eddy Cue show off the company's new Apple TV streaming video box. The new hardware has several updated features, including 1,080-pixel resolution for movies and TV shows and a redesigned user interface. The box will be available on March 16 for $99.

published March 7, 2012 by

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Build your own laptop stand

Thin ultrabooks and bring-your-own-device-friendly workplaces are enjoying a simultaneous rise in popularity right now. Today, we show you how to make your own laptop stand for your desk in five minutes, for less than a dollar.

published February 23, 2012 by

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Apple launches digital textbooks

At an Apple press event in New York City, executives from the company announce a new initiative to reinvent textbooks. The new software will attempt to unify online databases and the printed word into a single tool for students.

published January 19, 2012 by

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Apple 13-inch MacBook Air review

Apple 13-inch MacBook Air review

The 2013 13-inch MacBook Air has enough internal improvements to make it one of the most desirable ultraportable notebooks on the market. It may lack an ultra-high-resolution display and touchscreen functionality, but there's little else to fault it.

published July 3, 2013 by

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Office 2013: a pleasant surprise

Office 2013: a pleasant surprise

After a week of using Office 2013 we're pleasantly surprised. The changes Microsoft has made to support Windows 8 — and specifically Windows 8 tablets — are logical, and they work well with more traditional ways of using Office.

published July 16, 2012 by

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Buffalo AirStation 1750

Buffalo AirStation 1750

The AirStation 1750 is a decent router with a solid, if uninspiring, feature set and good compatibility with existing wireless devices. However, its impressive 802.11ac performance shows that this is a new technology worth keeping an eye on.

published June 18, 2012 by

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Xirrus XR-4000 Wireless Array

Xirrus XR-4000 Wireless Array

The XR-4000 is a very flexible, configurable and manageable Wi-Fi array that provides a compelling alternative to traditional solutions. Xirrus's modular architecture and pricing allows businesses to cater for their current requirements while retaining a clear upgrade path.

published January 16, 2012 by

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V-Locity 3

V-Locity 3

Diskeeper's easy-to-deploy defragmentation tool requires little management to keep virtual machine storage in tip-top condition, without adversely affecting the activities of other VMs on the same hypervisor or storage network.

published November 8, 2011 by

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ZyXEL NWA3160-N

ZyXEL NWA3160-N

ZyXEL's NWA3160-N is a very flexible 802.11n access point that's capable of performing all the roles required in a managed wireless LAN, making it a very cost-effective choice.

published July 11, 2011 by

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ZENworks 11

ZENworks 11

A comprehensive endpoint management suite, ZENworks 11 can manage a mix of Windows and Linux systems from a single console using just one client agent. It takes time to deploy, but once up and running is easy to use.

published March 17, 2011 by

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