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How to find out how much RAM your motherboard supports

One of the reasons why PC sales have slumped, at least in my opinion, is the fact that many users do not see the need to upgrade their systems as often as […]

Things to consider before heading out and buying a notebook

My mother needs a notebook, and I promised to get her one for Christmas. Since this is her first mobile computer -- she only used desktop PCs until now -- I had […]

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What you need to know about Solid State Hybrid Drives (SSHD)

Solid State Hybrid Drives (SSHD) are a combination of a Solid State Drive (SSD) and a platter-based drive (HDD). The main idea here is to combine the speed of the SSD technology […]

Why I decided to quit being an early adopter (for the most part)

Having something in hands or using something before everyone else has been a strong urge for me for the better part of my life. It did not really matter what it was: […]

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Why I consider buying a Surface Pro 2 when it comes out

Microsoft has announced a refresh of the company's Surface series today. The Surface 2 is the successor of the Surface RT device running Windows RT, and the Surface Pro 2 the successor […]

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Should you buy computer hardware locally or on the Internet?

Back in the pre-Internet days, you had two options in regards to buying computer hardware. You could head out to a local store and see what was on offer there, or use […]

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Why I won't be buying a Smartwatch anytime soon

Now that tablets have been established to the mainstream, companies like Apple, Samsung or Google are already working on the next big thing: smartwatches. When I hear smartwatch I immediately think about […]

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All Samsung Windows PCs to be unified under the ATIV brand

If you look at Samsung's current PC lineup you will notice that the company is using quite a few brand names for its devices. There are the Series X type of devices […]

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Surface Pro scarcity angers Microsoft customers

Microsoft customers have been looking forward to the release of the Surface Pro, a tablet laptop hybrid designed by Microsoft to provide its users with a full Windows 8 Pro device. While […]

Surface RT spreads its wings, flies to new markets

The "snowmageddon", as people seem to want to call it, may have put a damper on Microsoft's big Surface Pro launch event in New York City, but will not stop the new Windows 8 […]

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Surface Windows 8 Pro to launch Feb 9. in North America

Microsoft has been preparing the launch of the Surface Pro for some time now, and up until now, it was not really clear when the device running Windows 8 Pro would be […]

The PC is not dead

Every once in a while so-called analysts proclaim the death of a company or device and while the dice they throw are sometimes right about that, they are more often than not […]

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Nvidia's Project Shield: Android gaming handheld

Android gaming handhelds seem to be en vogue these days as several have received funding or are about to receive funding on crowd funding platforms. NVIDIA on the other hand does not […]

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Nvidia GeForce 310.90 driver update fixes security vulnerability

A security vulnerability has been discovered recently in the NVIDIA display driver nvvsvc.exe belonging to the NVIDIA Driver Helper Service which is installed during the GeForce graphics driver installation. Attackers may exploit […]

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StickNFind helps you locate things you have misplaced

Are you someone who misplaces items, car keys, TV remote control, mobile phones, your car all the time? Do you spend more time searching for items than on productive things? Then StickNFind […]

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TVs are the battleground for the next tech revolution

I'm using televisions for two purposes: to watch TV or media like DVD or Blu-Ray movies, and to play games on gaming systems like the Playstation 3 or the Xbox 360. I'm […]

Das Keyboard Model S Professional review

I made the decision to buy myself a shiny Das Keyboard for Christmas. The present arrived a bit early and I have been hacking away on it ever since. I was not […]

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Find out if your PC supports SATA Mode 3.0 6Gb/s

Finding out which SATA modes your computer's motherboard supports before purchasing a new drive can be beneficial in a number of ways.There are three SATA modes currently, Sata 1.0, 2.0 and 3.0, […]