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5 Features Windows 10 has that OS X El Capitan Doesn’t
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Posted on by Dave Cullen

5 Features that Windows 10 has the OS X El Capitan doesn’t. Number 5: A Voice Assistant is built right in: Cortana is Microsoft’s answer to Apple’s Siri. Cortana provides search, schedule management, weather information and even lets dictate emails. … Read More

Should You Buy a Mac or a PC? 2016
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Posted on by Dave Cullen

Should You Buy a Mac or a PC? 2016 So you’re in the market for a new desktop or laptop computer and trying to determine whether you should purchase an Apple Mac or some kind of Microsoft Windows-based PC. Deciding … Read More

Have Microsoft & Apple finally buried the hatchet?
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Have Microsoft & Apple finally buried the hatchet? The old Microsoft Vs Apple battle has broken tech consumers into two distinct sectarian fanbases when it comes desktop operating systems. Microsoft’s Windows has maintained its 90% dominance over the market, conceding … Read More

Poll: Microsoft Windows 10: What do you think so far?
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Microsoft Windows 10: What do you think so far? The Internet is abuzz with eager downloaders frantically pulling down Microsoft’s latest operating system, Windows 10. Launched this morning at 5am GMT, Windows 10 offers plenty of new and exciting features, … Read More

Microsoft adding Keyboard & Mouse Functionality to Xbox One
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Phil Spencer, Microsoft’s head of Xbox has revealed that the Xbox One will soon be receiving keyboard and mouse support. This move will certainly separate Microsoft’s console from the Sony Playstation 3 and will provide gamers with enhanced, precision control. … Read More

Microsoft Surface 3 Review: The iPad Air 2 Killer
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The Microsoft Surface tablet line has truly become a refined and complete tablet / laptop device, delivering the best of both worlds to users. Where Apple’s iPad and indeed many Android tablets fall short is their simplified and appliance-like nature. … Read More

Why Microsoft is out-innovating Apple
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Why Microsoft is out-innovating Apple The Microsoft Vs Apple and Mac Vs PC debates are almost as old as consumer computing itself. There are fanatical followers on both sides of these large multinational tech companies and loyal fanboys and fangirls … Read More

Microsoft Surface Pro 3 Review
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Microsoft Surface Pro 3 Review The Microsoft Surface Pro 3 has taken the surface tablet lineup to the next level. In every way this is a far superior machine to the Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2 series. In this … Read More

Why Apple Should Fear Windows 10
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Why Apple Should fear Windows 10 Microsoft has this week surprised the world by announcing that Windows 9, which we all expected the next version of Windows to be known as, will in fact be called Windows 10. Strange naming trends from … Read More

Mac VS PC: Windows 9 VS OS X Yosemite
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The Mac Vs PC debate will never really end will it? Microsoft and Apple fans will always argue about which beloved platform they believe is superior. It’s become an argument of almost religious significance to some and it’s silly because … Read More

It’s Back! Microsoft reinstate Start Menu in Leaked Windows 9 images
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After listening to the cries of users for so long, Microsoft has finally capitulated and restored the Start Menu within Windows to its former Desktop glory. According to a leaked image from MyCE, which shows build 9795 of what continues to be … Read More

Microsoft to sack 18,000 employees & closing Xbox Entertainment Studios
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This week, Microsoft announced that they will be laying off 18,000 staff in the company’s biggest workforce reduction in it’s 39 year history. This represents a 14% decrease in employees. Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella said that those staff members getting … Read More

Windows 9 Preview could arrive later in 2014
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Microsoft’s upcoming Windows 9 operating system is not expected to officially launch until the spring of 2015, however according to a report from ZDNet’s Mary Jo Foley, a preview of the OS could be available later this year. The next major … Read More

Tech Roundup: Did Apple do the right thing?
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Did Apple do the right thing?  The following is s Tech News Roundup for Thursday 22nd of May 2014. First up, was the very big and unexpected news that Microsoft introduced their new Surface Pro 3 tablet in New York this … Read More

Microsoft Surface Pro 3 – The Ultimate Laptop Replacement
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Microsoft Surface Pro 3 Microsoft has unveiled their new Surface Pro 3 tablet in a surprise announcement yesterday. At a press event in New York City on Tuesday 20th of May, the Redmond Tech giant introduced a slimmer, faster and … Read More

Nokia Lumia 930 unveiled at Microsoft Build 2014 for $599
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During Microsoft’s Build 2014 conference, Nokia launched their new Nokia Lumia 930. It features a 5-inch display at a resolution of 1920 x 1080 with a very high pixel density of 441 PPI. The display is protected with Corning’s Gorilla … Read More

Microsoft rebrands SkyDrive to OneDrive following defeat in trademark dispute
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Microsoft has not had a lot of success recently when it comes to retaining names for its products for legal reasons. It was forced to surrender the Metro UI name in Windows 8 and now once again a similar situation … Read More

Mac Vs PC – How they built our technology culture
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Posted on by Laurence Griffin

Ever since the initial launch of Windows 95, the competitive element of the GUI we still use and recognise today, originated by Mac OS System 1, was to now finally go head to head in this highly competitive market. In … Read More

Halo 5 delayed till November 2015
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If you’re a recent Xbox One owner, you may be disappointed to hear that the latest instalment in the flagship Microsoft game series Halo, will be postponed until November of 2015. This report comes from a reputable source over on … Read More

What did 2013 do for Technology?
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Posted on by Dave Cullen

2013 is about to draw to a close and its legacy in terms of consumer technology will no doubt live long in the memory. An eventual year, 2013 brought us Apple’s new iPad Air, iOS 7, Android Kit-Kat, two of … Read More