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Saturday
May232015

It’s Time To Dust Off Those Solitaire Skills

Listen, everyone has done it. You’re sitting at your desk, there’s a lull in work or you just need to give your brain a rest for a while, so you move that cursor over until it’s hovering above the solitaire button. Did you click? Do you play a quick little game, just for a refresh of the old brain? Of course you do! 45 minutes later, you realize it’s probably time to get back to work.

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Wednesday
Jul102013

Who Makes the Best Mobile Keyboard?

When using a smartphone the keyboard can be very important. Most smartphones only have a touchscreen with no real buttons. You don’t want to take 5 years to type a simple text or send something to a co-worker that was auto-corrected completely wrong. (How embarrassing!) Each mobile operating system has a different keyboard, and Android even lets you replace the default with third-party alternatives. They all work differently, and have their own little quirks - the question is which will help keep you the farthest away from any kind of texting-caused embarrassment? The fine people at TechHive may have an answer! They developed a test to gauge how fast and how accurately people can type on major mobile operating systems.

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Wednesday
Jun052013

Windows 8.1 – Start Button Is Back, but Don’t Get Your Hopes Up

There have been rumors of the return of the Start button to Windows 8.1. Many old-school Windows users miss the Start button with its convenient menu that would allow the user to search their whole system. This rumor had many Windows users leaping for joy! We hate to burst any bubbles – but the Start button that many know and love appears to be gone forever. The Start button that will be included in the Windows 8.1 update - won’t be the same as the old version.

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Wednesday
Feb152012

Microsoft Windows 7 Anytime Upgrade (Starter to Home Premium) 

Already have Windows 7 Starter? Windows Anytime Upgrade: Windows 7 Starter to Home Premium is designed as an upgrade from one edition of Windows 7 to another edition with more features. Watch, pause, rewind, and record TV on your PC, personalize your desktop with your favorite photos, and create a home network and share your photos, videos, and music. It's easy to move up to Windows 7 Home Premium and get more!

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