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By Michael Gabriel Sumastre ⋅ March 15, 2013 ⋅ Post a comment
A new OS has hit the scene. We discuss the potential for Ubuntu and how it could potentially shake up the competition with its late 2013 release.
By Michael Gabriel Sumastre ⋅ February 9, 2013 ⋅ Post a comment
While certain gadgets and technologies have transformed the ways we interact with the world, others have, well, flopped. What happened to these companies and why didn’t they have what it takes to make it big? We discuss some of the biggest flops in recent tech history.
By Mike Lata ⋅ January 18, 2013 ⋅ Post a comment
We outline some of the major differences between the newer versions of the iPad, including the iPad Mini, and older ones when it comes to replacing a cracked screen yourself.
By John O'Neill Sr. ⋅ January 18, 2013 ⋅ Post a comment
Our mobility expert answers questions about accessing Windows apps from the iPad, wiping an iPad that isn’t connected to the LAN, connecting an iPad to the enterprise from outside, and more!
By Mike Lata ⋅ December 15, 2012 ⋅ 2 comments
We compare the Kindle Fire HD, the iPad Mini and the Nexus 7 to determine which is the best buy this holiday season.
By Michael Gabriel Sumastre ⋅ December 13, 2012 ⋅ Post a comment
We look at Firefox OS’ new features and benefits, what sets it apart from Android and iOS, and if there opportunities for mobile app developers.
By Mike Lata ⋅ November 3, 2012 ⋅ 3 comments
Windows 8 and Windows RT are Microsoft’s latest operating systems and are linked in more ways than not. They both share a Modern Interface and are suited for touch devices. One has access to legacy apps and the other does not. However, RT in particular will be defined by software such as Office, which will be reflected by its adoption rates.
By Mike Lata ⋅ October 25, 2012 ⋅ Post a comment
With the release of WIndows 8, a lot of manufacturers will be releasing computing hardware that offers both touchscreen functionality and mouse/keyboard compatibility. They are known as hybrids. We analyze them and show you what they will offer.
By Mike Lata ⋅ September 15, 2012 ⋅ Post a comment
Microsoft has recently unveiled its upcoming tablet that is called the Surface. It will come in two flavors. One of them will be based on an ARM processor while the other will be based on an Intel one. The Intel-based version is also known as the Pro version and will be geared for enterprise users while the ARM model will be a true iPad contender.
By Mike Lata ⋅ March 31, 2012 ⋅ 3 comments
It seems like every tech feed now has blurb on Apple news, especially with the recent release of the 3rd generation iPad. This article departs from the specs to talk about how iPad actually arrived on the market.
By Mike Lata ⋅ March 24, 2012 ⋅ 31 comments
Did you drop your iPad on concrete and now have a cracked screen? If so, this step-by-step guide will help you get it fixed without the need to find an Apple Store and spending a lot of money.
By Mike Lata ⋅ March 13, 2012 ⋅ Post a comment
OnLive Desktop allows you to use 3 key Microsoft Office solutions — Word, Excel and PowerPoint — on your iPad and Android tablets as if it was a native Windows 7 environment. The trick: virtualization and cloud computing. The cost: free. Learn more.
By Mike Lata ⋅ January 21, 2012 ⋅ One comment
In the conclusion of Mike’s analysis of Microsoft’s Win8 tablet predicament, he takes on the Metro interface and the problems it could present to developers.