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By Will765 On 19 Mar, 2014 At 02:01 PM | Categorized As News | With 0 Comments
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For those of you who don’t know about Tapatalk, it is an application which lets you store the login information for various online forums, and then presents those forums in an easy to customize format. Newest topics, unread topics, participated topics, etc. can all be set as your opening view.  Reading, replying, and moderating forums [...]


By Macktion On 24 Feb, 2014 At 05:39 PM | Categorized As Device Reviews, Featured | With 0 Comments
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  The Lenovo Miix 8 2 Its fitting that the Miix has an 8 inch version, 8 inches has always struck me as an in-between size. Between to big to be easily portable (10 inches) and larger than the easily portable sizes of 7 inches and below. Its fitting then, that this device with its [...]


By Will765 On 18 Oct, 2013 At 12:51 PM | Categorized As News | With 2 Comments
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The latest update to Microsoft’s operating system, Windows 8.1, was released to the general public on October 17th.  Seeking to get a foothold on the touch screen market, Microsoft initially came out with Windows 8.0.  However, there were many criticisms of the operating system, one of the biggest being the removal of the start button. [...]


By Will765 On 8 Oct, 2013 At 11:32 AM | Categorized As News | With 2 Comments
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Fox News has replaced the traditional newsdesk with large touchscreens. How large? 55 inches worth of Microsoft touchscreen. Those are quite large devices.  Looks a little silly if you ask me.  The devices are running Windows 8, and are said to cost around $8000 each.  This allows the staffers to get Fox News their story updates [...]


By Will765 On 22 Jul, 2013 At 07:55 PM | Categorized As News | With 2 Comments
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StumbleUpon is an application that’s a bit hard to put into a category. It’s kind of a search engine, but not really.  One thing it is, for sure, is popular. Between 5-10 million downloads on the Google Play store.  Available in the iTunes store.  Also as an add-on for Firefox and Chrome, as well as [...]


By Will765 On 1 Jun, 2013 At 01:36 PM | Categorized As News | With 0 Comments
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  Rumors are hot and heavy about the unusual decision by Samsung to use Intel Clover Trail processors in it’s newest Galaxy tablet.  The decision would be strange, due to the fact Samsung’s own Exynos processors are probably the best chips available for mobile devices today(Nvidia may argue that point).  However, the Clover Trail can [...]


By Will765 On 13 May, 2013 At 01:59 PM | Categorized As News | With 2 Comments
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  So, a little background as to why I decided to get this device.  I use a Windows 7 PC in a home office, and one thing that is keeping me on windows is a Microsoft Works database going back a decade.  It won’t properly display in any other program than Works, and it prints [...]


By Will765 On 15 Mar, 2013 At 12:31 PM | Categorized As News | With 0 Comments
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The research firm IDC has released a new report which predicts that sales of android tablets will surpass Apple’s iPads in 2013.  According to it’s latest numbers, android tablets will capture 48.8 percent of the total number of tablets shipped in 2013.  With Apple expected to drop from it’s 51 percent majority last year to [...]


By Will765 On 4 Dec, 2012 At 02:05 PM | Categorized As News | With 0 Comments
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After a month of being available to consumers, Windows 8 has only managed to penetrate to 1.2% of all Windows pcs. It also has not had the hoped-for effect of boosting pc sales-they are down 21% compared to the previous year, since the launch on October 26th.  Several factors are at play here. First, Windows [...]


By Will765 On 22 Oct, 2012 At 01:19 PM | Categorized As News | With 0 Comments
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Microsoft recently opened up it’s Surface RT tablets for preorders, to be delivered by October 26. The RT has basically the lite version of Windows 8, with no ability to run desktop programs. Powered by Nvidia Tegra3 quad-core processor, and 2GB memory, it has good specifications, if it was an android tablet. However, it runs [...]