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The History of the Microsoft Windows Operating System
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The History of the Microsoft Windows Operating System Microsoft’s Windows operating system has become a cultural icon and is largely ubiquitous with the modern personal computer. Significantly more prevalent than Linux and Mac-based computers, Windows-powered machines make up more than … Read More

Netbooks go Extinct as Asus and Acer pull the plug in 2013
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Netbooks are dead! Or at least it would seem they are about to be, according to Digitimes. In 2007 Asus shook the industry by introducing super cheap and extremely portable mini laptops called the Eee PCs. It wasn’t too long before every … Read More

2012 Technology: A year in Review (Video)
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It’s hard to believe that 2012 is coming to an end, for me personally it’s felt like a long year and a big one in terms of Technology. Over the course of the last twelve months we’ve had some major developments … Read More

Tech Poll: What Version of Windows are you running?
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  Back in September, Windows 7 finally surpassed Windows XP in global popularity. Mac OS X also surpassed Windows Vista, however the newly launched Windows 8 seems to be finding user adoption a more difficult undertaking than its predecessor. Thus … Read More

Tech Poll: What is the best alternative Tablet to the iPad?
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Although the smartphone market has quickly become a competitive arena filled with high quality handsets and plenty of choice for consumers, the tablet market continues to be dominated by Apple. With the launch of their updated fourth generation iPad and … Read More

$499 Microsoft Windows Surface RT Tablet Could be a Costly Mistake
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In the last few days both Microsoft and Apple have introduced their new tablet devices to the world and both companies have been criticised for their pricing strategies. The iPad Mini being positioned as an entry-level $329 solution despite lacking … Read More

HP introduces new Windows 8-powered Laptops and Desktops
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October is set to be the month of all-things Windows, with the launch of the RT Surface tablet from Microsoft and the latest edition of their ubiquitous Windows OS. Manufacturers from all corners are gearing up to release their newest … Read More

Which new tech product are you most excited about this year?
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In the world of consumer technology, there is always some tantalising gadget on the horizon just waiting to lighten our wallets. Our appetite for that new fangled device, software product, component or computer is sufficiently moistened by the global electronics … Read More

Lenovo introduces 15-inch IdeaPad U510 Ultrabook
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This week, IFA Berlin has certainly captured the consumer zeitgeist with a smattering of new ultrabooks, tablets and smartphones making their debuts. In a welcome break from the norm, Lenovo has brought us a 15-inch Ultrabook called the IdeaPad U510, … Read More

This Week’s Lack78 Tech Videos
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This week in the world of technology news we’ve seen the launch of new consumer products, the evolution of some old ones, major scientific achievements and a whole host of rumors and speculation. In Monday’s Lack78 video we discussed Microsoft’s … Read More

Tech Poll: How often do you backup your hard drive?
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As computer users and technology consumers, we’ve all reached that terrifying moment in our lives at one point or another. We try and convince ourselves that it will never happen or that when it does we’ll be prepared for it. … Read More

5 Ways Microsoft’s Surface Tablets Could Fail
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5 Ways Microsoft’s Surface Tablets Could Fail Following Microsoft’s introduction of their new Surface tablets for Windows RT and Windows 8, the tech industry has been abuzz with optimism that Redmond might finally deliver the dream slates that so many … Read More