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Aryton
2 days ago

I know that you can install Windows 7 on a Mac using Boot Camp, but is it also compatible with Windows 8.1? I was thinking that the touch screen oriented OS...

delia25
1 week ago

Google has made some attempts to push Chrome OS as an alternative to Windows XP for businesses now that XP is unsupported. Is this really a valid option for...

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landon
1 week ago

How can I try a preview version of the upcoming version L of Android?

Tags: android, Android OS |
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pizda
3 weeks ago

Is it possible to convert a pirated windows operating system into a genuine one with applications available on the Net, such as, AntiWPA...

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ttopp
3 weeks ago

Amazon has the OS system listed as Fire 3.5. What is Fire OS? Will it run apps from any of the other OSes (Windows, Android, iOS)?

MGaluzzi
3 weeks ago

Is there a way to save web pages for later viewing on a Chromebook, even when you don’t have an internet connection?

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LolaBelle
3 weeks ago

We are all pretty familiar with the Google naming scheme for Android - alphabetical, with each new version named after some sweet thing. For example, H=...

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bryanmwangi
4 weeks ago

Big dilemma here!!! Every time i boot the laptop, the windows start-up logo comes up then an error massage pops up and the computer restarts its self.i...

Tags: boot, Windows 8.1 |
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catamount
4 weeks ago

I recently bought a new Chromebook. I like it pretty well for the most part, but some little things will take some getting used to, such as the lack of a...

MrsMith
4 weeks ago

iOS 8 beta 2 has reportedly been released. How can it be installed now, instead of waiting for the official release of iOS 8?

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Parallels Access 2.0 is a remote-access app that lets you view and control your Mac or Windows machine from any iOS device. You can connect either over a local network, or (as long as both machines are connected to the Internet) over the Internet.
The humble lockscreen is about to become the most important interface on your smartphone, says columnist Mike Elgan.
Google engineers have begun working on a fix for a months-old Chrome bug that drains Windows' laptop batteries, a move triggered by a story on Forbes' website.
It could take Microsoft a year to lay off the 18,000 workers it plans to cut, a drawn-out morale-busting process criticized by both labor experts and industry analysts.
Microsoft's future will be less devoted to its Windows operating system as it continues to push into mobile and cloud services, CEO Satya Nadella said, using his keynote speech at the Worldwide Partner Conference to talk about where the company is headed.
Apple's certainly no stranger to accusations of location tracking, but the latest allegations come from what may be a surprising source: China's state-sponsored media. As reported by the Wall Street Journal over the weekend, China Central Television called the iPhone a "national security concern," suggesting that it could even compromise "state secrets" if the device is being used by Chinese state officials. On Monday, Apple responded to the charges.
Tablets may be all the rage, but there's a significant turf war brewing in the U.S. PC market. Between January and May, Chromebook sales to U.S. businesses and other large institutions rose by more than 250 percent compared to the same time last year, according to a new report from market research firm NPD Group.
But Wzor acknowledges that the case prompted move to go underground and break off communication with sources.
A non-programming profession which writes a lot of code looks at which languages can solve its problems the fastest
Microsoft's messy mobile strategy and incompatible platforms have frustrated would-be app developers. Can Universal Apps stop the rot?