You may have read about my decision to move to a Mac late last year when I got the Retina MacBook Pro. As I wrote earlier, my journey was filled with various difficulties, including figuring out the Mac equivalent of my often-used shortcuts, and figuring out various design differences.
Intel is rolling out a new development environment that it hopes will help developers build apps for Android devices on both ARM and Intel microprocessors. Called Beacon Mountain 0.5, the tool is said to facilitate and accelerate the design, coding, and debugging of applications.
Yahoo has gone on the social network warpath, acquiring blogging site Tumblr in a $1.1 billion deal that lets it tap into a large pool of young online users.
Samsung could soon be releasing its first Android tablet that comes with an Intel processor, according to a report on Computerworld.
Samsung is expected to showcase a new 13.3-inch laptop incorporating an ultra high-resolution 3200x1800 display this week at Display Week 2013 in Vancouver.
It pays to dummy proof PCs for your family and friends, according to Brad Chacos of PC World. Speaking from his experience doubling as the unofficial--and probably overworked--one-man tech support crew for family and friends, Chacos offers some advice on how to preempt common PC problems before they happen.
The Seagate Slim portable drive is an external hard disk drive measuring 9.5mm thick and is slightly larger than an iPhone 5.
Google is looking to take on Apple's Siri with its revamped Google Now service for the desktop.
Among other services and tweaks, Google will be expanding its Google App Engine to support applications written in the PHP scripting language. This was unveiled at the company's Google I/O conference this week at a developer session on the Google Cloud Platform. A highly popular language, PHP is also the language used to host blogging platforms such as WordPress and Drupal.
Google has demanded that Microsoft pull its Windows Phone 8 YouTube app, which contains a number of features that Google deemed to have violated its terms of service. Features that Google took issue with include the ability to download videos, as well as the removal of advertisements embedded by YouTube.
Its official: The widely reported Windows Blue update to the Windows 8 operating system will be named Windows 8.1.
Hewlett-Packard this week took the wraps off a new laptop-tablet hybrid that runs on the Android operating system. The SlateBook X2 is priced at $479.99, and comes with both the tablet and keyboard dock portion in the same package. It is not possible to buy the tablet as a stand-alone item.
The Logitech Wireless Headset Mono H820e is a single-ear, wireless headset that promises enterprise-grade audio for Microsoft Lync and leading unified communications platforms.
Launched today, the Start Menu Reviver from ReviverSoft is a utility that brings back the start menu to Windows 8.
The benefits of cloud infrastructure are well known and ones that are repeated often. Still, the story of how a manager at 3M successfully leveraged Microsoft Azure to launch a new business may well inspire enterprises to look further.
Google on Monday announced that it would be tripling the amount of free storage it offered in services such as Gmail, Google Drive and Google+ Photos to 15GB. In addition, this storage space will also be combined, allowing users to share a unified 15GB storage space.
Ultimately, if there is one lesson we can learn from these fake technical support calls, it is to never to give faceless strangers the opportunity to remotely access your PC.
Have you ever encountered a password strength meter when setting a password? If you've ever wondered if they work, first-of-its-kind research offers tantalizing proof that password meters do indeed offer more than just a "feel good" level of security-- assuming they are set up correctly.
The city of Boston is the latest to ditch its Microsoft Exchange installation for Gmail, reported The Boston Globe on Friday. With 20,000 employees, the move is expected to save the city some $280,000 per year.
You could say I was addicted to the speed, but I was so impressed that, since then, I have not purchased a laptop without a SSD. Believe me when I say that no users will willingly switch back to a normal HDD after having experienced what an SSD can offer them.