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Microsoft Announces Windows 10 Commented on: 11 weeks ago (September 30, 2014)

Windows 10 is a stupid name. If the naming scheme should show discontinuation, a fresh start or a new take on things, then use a different naming scheme than before rather than skip a number....

HP Announces $100 Tablet, $200 Laptop Commented on: 11 weeks ago (September 30, 2014)

Honestly, the previously announced 14" model doesn't make a whole lot of sense next to the new 13.3" model. Does anyone know how the Celeron N28xx (i.e. Atom-based) processor in the now announced...

Better than Chromebook? A $250 PC Gets It Done Commented on: 11 weeks ago (September 30, 2014)

Paul,
now the <$200 HP Windows laptop has become a reality apparently, at least Engadget reports on the 11" Steam model at $199 (as opposed to the 14" model at $299). So the MS guy was...

Apple iPhone 6 First Impressions Commented on: 11 weeks ago (September 27, 2014)

Quote from the article: " They both run iOS 8, and they both support a number of unique features—i.e. iOS features that don't work in other iPhones or iDevices—including reachability, the new...

Today Only: Get a Thin and Light Windows Laptop for Just $200 Commented on: 15 weeks ago (August 29, 2014)

Quote from the article: " If you see the name Celeron and get nervous, don't."
No, indeed, the name Celeron should not ring any alarm bells. However, the fact that this is an Atom processor...

Today's $300 PCs Already Compete with Chromebook Commented on: 16 weeks ago (August 22, 2014)

Looking forward to that review / comparion, Paul!
But let's get some things straight ahead of it:

"This doesn't have a Haswell processor, but its NVIDIA Tegra K1 Quad Core processor...

So What Does a $200 PC Look Like? Commented on: 17 weeks ago (August 19, 2014)

USD 200 is actually a surprisingly low price for that kind of hardware. Especially compared to the ChromeOS version.
But do we have any idea on how the AMD A4 SoC will perform? I think the...

What I Use (Home Swap): Home Internet Access Commented on: 19 weeks ago (August 7, 2014)

In Germany, you can get Triple Play (i.e. IPTV with hundreds of channels, albeit mostly SD rather than HD), voice (all national land-line calls included) and data (16 MBit down, 2.4 MBit up) for...

What I Use (Home Swap): Cellular Internet Access Commented on: 19 weeks ago (August 7, 2014)

To avoid most the trouble with locked phones, SIM card sizes and voice forwarding, I would have suggested to use one or two devices (non-voice preferrably) as hot spots using a local SIM and...

Sleeping with the Enemy: Google + Microsoft Office Commented on: 24 weeks ago (June 30, 2014)

I keep believing that I have only really simple requirements for Office (Word/Docs in my case), but every single time I check cross-compatibility between actual Office and anything else it's a...

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