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  • New Processors Only Supported by Windows 10

    Microsoft has announced significant changes to its Windows 7 and 8.1 support policy which will effectively force owners of PCs fitted with the latest processors to run Win 10. Until now, Windows users have enjoyed considerable freedom to combine older operating systems with newer hardware per medium of Microsoft’s commitment to providing updates supporting new […]

  • Get Amazon Prime’s Discount Rate

    This weekend only! To celebrate their Golden Globe award for Best TV Series, Musical or Comedy for Mozart in the Jungle, Amazon is offering its Amazon Prime membership for $73 for new members only. The $26 savings is valid through 11:59pm PT on Sunday, January 17th. In addition to free 2-day shipping on a wide variety […]

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    Amazon Echo Getting A Smaller, Portable Version

    For those of you who missed the opportunity to get the Amazon Echo for its launch price of $99, you may be able to get one in the coming weeks for less than the current $180 price tag. That is, as long as you don’t mind (or maybe even prefer) a smaller, portable version. According […]

  • David Bowie – A Personal View

    A one man revolution I first became aware of David Bowie in the early 70s whilst serving the last three years of a twelve year boarding school sentence at the age of fourteen when, to have the album was a passport to popularity; a kind of currency if you like. Space Oddity came a little […]

  • Fitbit Blaze Giving Apple Watch Some Competition

    New Fitbit Blaze, due to launch in March 2016, now available for pre-order. When I say Fitbit, does the name ring a bell? There are so many wearable fitness trackers out there and Fitbit is just one of them. However, Fitbit also happens to be the leading market sharer in its field. I’ll bet you […]

  • BEWARE Windows Live Mail Patch KB3093594

    If you use Windows Live Mail to manage emails from an outlook.com or hotmail.com account you’ve probably recently received an email from Microsoft announcing forthcoming changes that will prevent the system from working properly and exhorting you to either install a patch (download link included) or upgrade to Windows 10 and use the new Universal […]

  • Bitdefender Offers Total Protection in a Box

    In today’s landscape of cyber fears and ways to protect ourselves against cyber intrusion, wouldn’t it be nice to see a “one size fits all type solution”. I am talking about a solution that would protect me from internet malware, identity theft and even maybe my own stupidity. Bitdefender has been around for some time now. The Romanian security […]

  • Google Image Search Just Got Better

    Looks like Google image search is getting even better. At least for your cell phones. Just this last Wednesday Google added a very cool feature to their image search which is long overdue. Now you can save photos to your browser instead of your gallery. This will save you from having to download them off […]

  • Yahoo Messenger 11.5 allows you to unsend messages… kinda

    There’s a ton of hype today about the new Yahoo Messenger app. Remember Yahoo Messenger? There’s a chance it was popular and then nonexistent before you were even born. I personally remember wondering if Y2K would affect Yahoo Messenger (then known as Yahoo Chat). Here though, I’m writing to discuss the most interesting and controversial […]