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Using the Surface Pro

Most of the reviews written when the Microsoft Surface Pro was announced and then released made the same point: this isn’t quite like anything else on the market. It isn’t. So why would you buy one or consider buying one? … Continue reading

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The real meaning of cheap android

Technology continues to change the world, for the better and the worse. This little piece may give you a vision of what is to come.

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A Smartphone Beginner’s Review of the Verizon Droid Maxx

How to Pick a Smartphone When  people ask me for advice on a smartphone I tell them that their first choice is actually an ecosystem. If you’re into Apple stuff (Mac, IPad, etc.)  get an IPhone. If you use Google … Continue reading

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Using Google Music

I was a long time Zune user but Zune is mostly dead. I’m also all Googled-up so trying Google Music was a no-brainer. I’ve been using their subscription service since the first month and their other “locker” service for longer. … Continue reading

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Using the Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro

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Kindle or Nook

Recently my parents were contemplating whether to go with B&N (Nook) or Amazon (Kindle). A lot of reviews will focus on the devices but I think that is the wrong place to look. Devices will increasingly be disposable, it is … Continue reading

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Kindle: Week 1

I got my kindle mid week last week and enjoy it so far. I can’t say that reading off the 6″ screen is better than reading off of paper but there are some real advantages: 1. Multiple books in a … Continue reading

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