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pcaulfield
3 days ago

The lightning connection audio standard for Apple devices was announced almost three months ago. When will I be able to buy headphones that take advantage...

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mandril
5 days ago

I was looking at tablets recently, and some of them listed an IPS display in their specs. These weren’t all top of the line tablets, by the way, but they...

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4eed2no
5 days ago

No Problem yet, thought I would ask before I proceed.

Tags: Apple TV |
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dayzsunny
1 week ago

I saw a reference to an OTG cable in an answer to an older question. So…what’s is an OTG cable and what do you use it for?

Tags: cable, OTG cable |
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ttopp
1 week ago

It seems that every month or so I see a news story along the lines of “Brand X smartphone explodes in man’s pocket,” or “Brand Y laptop battery explodes,...

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jlister
2 weeks ago

I've been looking to get a couple of new pc's, and I found that some models have USB 3 and others (close-out models) sometimes, but...

Tags: e-sata, usb |
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OldHippie
2 weeks ago

I was going through some USB memory sticks and some of them wouldn't come up. Is there a way to test them to make sure they're not...

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mandril
2 weeks ago

I read that there has been a recall of HP laptop power supplies that could overheat and pose a fire hazard. How can I determine if my laptop is covered by...

MrsMith
2 weeks ago

My HP Windows 7 laptop has stopped charging when it is plugged in. I like the laptop ok, although I don’t care for the AC jack. How can I narrow down the...

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cchecca
2 weeks ago

Is there a software solution that can be used to monitor the temperature of various components of a PC, in particular the CPU and graphics card?

A new 2,000-sq.-ft. data center in Pennsylvania was designed to protect against an electromagnetic pulse, either from a solar storm or a nuclear event.
Monitors and TVs supporting 4K resolution are just arriving, but the new DisplayPort 1.3 is already looking forward to 5K resolution.
Laptop and desktop buying decisions may get confusing in 2015 as Intel introduces PC chips based on two different architectures -- Broadwell and Skylake -- in the same year, something the chip maker rarely does.
New research by a California-based team could change the way lithium-ion batteries are charged in consumer electronics products and electric cars, leading to longer lifetimes and more useful batteries.
The card maker that ruled gaming in the '90s has a business approach to graphics.
The convergence of Chrome OS and Android is now seriously underway, with Google bringing the first Android apps to Chromebooks.
The new, bigger iPhones may impact your wardrobe
Sharp has set 2017 as its target for mass production of a new display it says will reduce power consumption in smartphones and tablets.
Microsoft is expanding a program to put Windows in smart devices, robots and Internet-connected appliances, following overwhelming response for developer hardware.
CIOs are spending more on IT, worrying most about security and privacy, and staying on the job a little longer, according to the latest data from the Society for Information Management (SIM).
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