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Will Apple’s iPad 2 Meet Your Expectations?

by Dec 21, 2010

Apple is expected to announce the second generation iPad early next year and there is a lot of buzz regarding new features and improvements, but will the new iPad meet your expectations? Let’s find out. Speculation about the second iPad is centered on the inclusion of a camera, a Retina display, additional memory, and a…Continue Reading

Use Nemo Documents to Locate Files on Your Computer the Easy Way

Dec 20, 2010 No Comments

How many times have you sat in front of your computer searching for a document and don’t have anything but a date range to locate it? I know I have, it’s the, “I know I wrote that 2 months ago, but have no idea what I named it or where it is…” scenario, I’m referring…Continue Reading

4 Awesome Chrome Web Store Apps

Dec 10, 2010 4 Comments

Although Chrome OS isn’t officially here you will still be able to get a taste of what this whole web apps concept is all about. The Chrome Web store will be the official marketplace for Apps that will run on the Chrome OS platform when released later next year. A lot of these apps are…Continue Reading

Use CoRD to Remotely Access Windows PC’s from Your Mac

Dec 09, 2010 No Comments

If you’re a Mac user with a couple of Windows machines at home or the office you can use Office 2011’s Remote Desktop application, however you will soon find that it has a few limitations related to number of options and number of simultaneous connections you can have. If Remote Desktop isn’t cutting it for…Continue Reading

Get Windows 7-like Previews and More with HyperDock for Mac OSX

Nov 18, 2010 No Comments

If you are a Mac user suffering from Windows envy for features like Snap, Peek, and others you are going to love HyperDock. The free beta from Christian Baumgart is a Preference Pane that brings some of these Windows 7 features to Mac OSX. Once installed Mac users will be able to mouse over Dock…Continue Reading

Hands On with Samsung Tab

Nov 10, 2010 1 Comment

As an iPad enthusiast I was drawn to Samsung’s table at the CES Unveiled event to see how the Tab stacked up against the iPad. After playing with the Tab for a couple of minutes there were three things that really stuck out in comparison to the iPad. The Samsung Tab feels bulky, the screen…Continue Reading

Run Your Favorite Open-Source OS with Free VirtualBoxes

Nov 04, 2010 No Comments

If you are looking for a way to run virtually any open-source operating system and you use VirtualBox, VirtualBoxes.org will become and indispensable resource. Whenever you are in the mood to try out a new OS you can forget about having to go through installation menus, configurations, and all the headaches associated with installing a…Continue Reading

How to Create a Bootable Windows 7 USB Drive or DVD in Four Steps

Nov 02, 2010 No Comments

Do you have a netbook you’ve been dying to upgrade to Windows 7? You are probably wondering how you’re going to boot a DVD on a netbook without a DVD drive! If you find yourself in this situation there is a a little tool which will make this problem go away. The Windows 7 USB/DVD…Continue Reading

How to Resize Photos in Windows 7 with a Click of a Button

Nov 01, 2010 1 Comment

Are you looking for a way to quickly resize an image or group of images without having to open a photo editing application? How about being able to resize an image by right-clicking any image and selecting the desired size? With Image Resizer for Windows you can. We’ve covered the image resizer app before, but…Continue Reading

Keep Your Mac Updated with AppFresh

Oct 29, 2010 No Comments

Why bother using Apple’s upcoming App Store for the Mac to keep your applications updated when you can use AppFresh to keep all of your Mac’s applications updated (including Apple’s) right now. AppFresh integrates with Apple’s Update engine so you only have to run one update service on your Mac, like it’s Apple counterpart AppFresh…Continue Reading

Save Interesting Websites for Reading Later with Quiet Read for Mac

Oct 28, 2010 No Comments

How many times do you come across a great website or article but don’t have the time to actually read it? Sure there are services like Instapaper and Read It Later that allow you to save links and articles via a bookmarklet on your browser, but wouldn’t it be nice if could access these links…Continue Reading

Use Able2Extract 7 to Convert PDF’s to Word Documents, Presentations, and More

Oct 13, 2010 No Comments

If you are looking for a way to extract PDF files to a format that you can work with, Able2Extract 7 might just be the right program you are looking for. Consider this, in order for you to edit the contents of a PDF file you have to shell out $299 to purchase the basic…Continue Reading

Blio Makes Reading eBooks On Your Computer a Pleasant Experience

Oct 06, 2010 1 Comment

Are you looking for an alternative to read your eBooks on your computer? You might just like the new eBook reader from KNFB reading, Blio. Like the Kindle and Nook Application for your computer, Blio allows you to read eBooks purchased from the Blio store as well as titles found on Google Books and Feedbooks…Continue Reading