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- There are only two things that I would really like to see changed. One - better support for displays. Display settings are inconsistent with desktop mode versus tile mode, and even when you think you’ve got it set up perfectly, when Windows 8 switches from tile to desktop (or desktop to tile) it can look really off.
1 week 5 days ago
- The two areas that I personally expect to see strong growth in 2014 are Android app development and big data.
6 weeks 10 hours ago
- There was an article in the Guardian last week that claimed Google charged hardware companies tens of thousands of dollars to get access to Play, but apparently there are some doubts about the accuracy of the article since when I back to check on it, there was a notice that it was taken down pending investigation.
6 weeks 11 hours ago
- There is a great nofollow infographic on Search Engine Land.
8 weeks 11 hours ago
- Yes, you can opt out, but honestly it is not that big of a deal. People are limited to a single email to your Gmail account from Google+, so there is no easy way for someone to spam you with a lot of emails. In fact, I think it makes more sense to leave it active for this reason.
8 weeks 12 hours ago
- In case you haven’t heard of this, a law was implemented in the UK that forces ISPs to block pornographic material for all customers by default.
10 weeks 3 days ago
- It is something that other people have noticed, as the earlier post pointed out, but I’m not certain that there is much you can do about it yourself. I would try cleaning the reader with alcohol, to get all the oils that have accumulated off. No promises, but it might help.
13 weeks 14 hours ago
- It’s LG. There are really only a few companies that manufacture high quality displays, and Samsung and LG are the major players. LG made my home TV too, now that I think about it.
16 weeks 4 days ago
- I briefly considered an original Surface, but thought it was too expensive for what it delivered. Has MS significantly improved its tablet offerings with the Surface Pro 2?
20 weeks 11 hours ago
- Sometimes an upgrade isn’t necessarily an improvement, as some people might argue was demonstrated by the move from Windows 7 to Windows 8. I held off Windows 8 so far, mainly because of the UI, and am still plugging along on good ole Windows 7.
20 weeks 4 days ago
- Go to the Control Panel, then click on APPEARANCE AND PERSONALIZATION. Select FOLDER OPTIONS > VIEW. Go to Advanced Settings, where you should see Hidden Files and Folders. Click the Show Hidden Files and Folders button then OK, and you should be able to see all files normally.
22 weeks 3 days ago
- FYI, there are reports that production of the iPad Mini has already started. http://www.wired.com/gadgetlab/2012/10/ipad-mini-reportedly-already-in-production/
22 weeks 4 days ago
- There are some changes coming to YouTube that should cut down on the extremely offensive comments that often show up on YouTube. I’m not certain of the particulars, but it apparently will allow uploaders to manage comments and restrict who can view them much like a FaceBook or Google+. It ties YouTube to Google+, in fact.
23 weeks 6 days ago
- As I get older and start getting AARP mailings and Jitterbug phone adverts, I find I start thinking about whether age will be a significant limiting factor in a career. I’m in my 40s now, and I’m wondering if that is something that will work against me. Do you see many hiring decisions based on the age of the applicant?
28 weeks 4 days ago
- This morning, the first thing I heard was a story on NPR about Yahoo! launching a month long campaign leading up the reveal of its new logo. I practically never use anything from Yahoo!, so maybe I’m not the target (or maybe I am), but it seems risky to change a very recognizable logo to something else. Is this a wise move for Yahoo!?
30 weeks 4 days ago
- There are many, many software solutions for excel to outlook conversion; just do a Google search and you will see hundreds. Unfortunately, your question is going to bring the spammers out like ants at a picnic, each giving a link to their 3rd rate software.
30 weeks 4 days ago
- I can help you on this one. That sounds like a stuck spindle. There is a great page that has audio clips of failing hard drives that I have found to be very helpful in diagnosing problems (and which I just used to suggest it might be a stuck spindle). http://www.datacent.com/hard_drive_sounds.php
32 weeks 13 hours ago
- Definately. I have a Dolby 5.1 sound system at home, and HDMI supports it.
32 weeks 14 hours ago
- Here is an article that sums it up as well as I’ve seen.
36 weeks 3 days ago
- I know that most of the things we used to do with HDDs such as defragmenting are unnecessary or even counterproductive for SSDs. As I understand SSDs, though, there is a finite amount of R/W cycles they can perform over their service life. Is there anything that can be done to extend/maximize their service life?
39 weeks 5 days ago
- How do I remove MacKeeper from my Mac?
44 weeks 3 days ago
- Smartphone technology and specs are moving so rapidly, that I wonder if Apple's product cycle is too slow. A year ago a 1Ghz single core CPU would have been a bland, middle of the road device, now it is a creaky old thing ready for retirement.
48 weeks 5 days ago
- I keep hearing bits and pieces about Windows Blue. Is this really another version of Windows that is about to be released? How long have we had Windows 8? 7-8 months in widespread release? Is this "Windows Blue" an update, or really a completely new Windows? Seems a little soon to me, but what do I know...
1 year 1 week ago
- sspade asks What is the best choice for a small company, peer-to-peer network or a dedicated server?We have about a dozen PCs that are used in a retail/commercial business, a couple are used to check out customers, a couple to schedule service calls and maintain those records, one for bookkeeping, and a few workstations around the building.
1 year 5 weeks ago
- I'm not sure I follow your question exactly, but if you want to run Windows applications on an Android tablet, the easiest way to go about that would be to use OnLive and access a Windows PC or virtualized Windows environment through your Android tablet.
1 year 9 weeks ago
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