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Reviewing Windows 8 reviews – as “exhausting” as using the new OS

Tweet My accountant the other day said she’s in the market for a new PC and asked if she and her family should upgrade to Windows 8. Having covered PC technology for many years, she thought I might have some […]

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Three way video interview over the Internet, thanks Oovoo

This is very cool. A three-way interview with one person in Brussels, another in Toronto and yours truly in West Newbury, Mass. I was using a MacBook

Windows checking for a solution…oh, really?!

Two blue screens of death (BSOD)  in as many weeks: Yikes, is it my under a year old desktop? Windows 7? Some of my apps? I have no idea

Is Windows 7 more reliable than its predecessors?

Is Windows 7 really that much better from previous versions...or than much more reliable? I am beginning to think not all that much given huge expectations for Win7. After using

In 2011, lots of un-friending, mobile apps make $$

Below are seven 2011 predictions from Scott Lahman, CEO of GOGII which develops texting apps. If you've got 2011 predictions, send them my way and TDR

Upgrading Desktop PC require work and research, but it handsomely pays off

I just bought a new desktop after eight years living on a Dell 8300 Pentium 4 for which I plunked down $2562 on April 2, 2003. This time around,

`Un-Hoodie-ed’ Zuckerberg Speaks on Privacy

Here's an interesting 52-minute interview with Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg by Wall Street Journal tech columnist Walt Mossberg and D: All Things Digital co-producer and host

McAfee Madness

When three of your computers start acting up, you look for the common culprit. By acting up, I mean slow to a crawl or shut you out of

IPad fun, but an Adjustment for Veteran PC user

I wish I could tell you this is my first post composed on my new iPad, but its on-screen keyboard doesn't come when I use WordPress 3.0 in

Your Apple iPad is in!

Like two million others before me, I am getting my iPad - today. Yes, t minus 90 minutes before I head to the Apple store in Salem, N.H.

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