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10 things you need to know about Microsoft's Surface Pro 3
Since the release of the first Surface nearly two years ago, Microsoft has been improving and revising its line of tablets. We tested a Surface Pro 3 that came with an Intel Core i5 processor, 8GB RAM, and 256 GB SSD. Microsoft also included a Type Cover -- the keyboard designed for this tablet that also serves as a protective cover, which is normally sold separately. Bottom line: The Surface Pro 3 is a beautifully designed machine that shows off the Windows 8.1 operating system. It’s billed as a tablet, but I found myself preferring to use it as a notebook, a nifty ultraportable one -- and doing so through the Windows desktop environment.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here Read More

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MyIT- Consumer Cool for Business Apps
Rich Ptak discusses how BMC's MyIT combines the ease and familiarity of accessing today's consumer apps with the stability, security and strengths of the enterprise IT infrastructure. Learn More

How to troubleshoot Mac Wi-Fi problems
It happens to all of us: Suddenly, the wireless connection to your Mac slows down or disappears completely. When that happens, here's what to do. Read More

Windows Phone communicates better via upgraded Facebook, Viber apps
Microsoft is working to increase the number apps available for its OS, but device sales are shrinking Read More

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Tolly Test Report - How NetScaler outperforms F5
Measurable performance is a key factor when selecting an Application Delivery Controller(ADC) solution for modern data centers. In this report, Tolly evaluates the performance of several Citrix NetScaler ADC models vs. that of comparable products. Learn how NetScaler fared and provided up to 480% the performance of F5. Learn more

New ad-supported 2G free call app launched for Android
The app will shortly be avialble for iOS and Windows phone, Nanu said Read More

15 Windows 9 features we want to see in Microsoft's next OS
Wishing for Windows 9Windows 9 doesn’t yet have a release date, but we’re already considering all the tweaks and features we’d like to see in Microsoft’s inevitable OS. Sure, Windows 8 has gotten better with each revision. The initial version was saddled with a confusing user interface, but after two major updates Windows 8 is finally polished enough—and balanced enough—that its mere presence on a machine should no longer make users recoil in fear.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here Read More

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Amazon Fire dubbed an 'experiment in e-commerce' with lessons for future phones
Firefly button lessens friction in buying, which is what Amazon wants to learn about for future generations Read More

iPhone 6 rumor rollup for the week ending Aug. 1
Just in time for trick or treat 2014, the iPhone 6 actually will be available in October, a somewhat skeptical iOSphere learned this week. Because it will be announced nearly a full month earlier, in September, we can just savor the pending release over the subsequent weeks. Also this week: a novel theory that a new style of Apple logo on the back of the iPhone 6 rear casing will glow every time you get an iOS alert (If the phone is in your pocket or purse or on its back, you wouldn’t know that, of course, but fortunately there are tones, vibrations, and all that other stuff.); how iPhone 6 will make us more health conscious and bring about the dawn of virtual house calls by doctors; and all kinds of alleged production delays have doomed the long-rumored sapphire display covers.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here Read More

Is your Dropcam live feed being watched by someone else?
Two researchers will show at Defcon how a Dropcam could turn into a Trojan horse Read More

15 great apps for Android Wear
Expand your Android Wear horizons Google's Android Wear platform is pretty powerful out of the box -- but with the right set of apps, it can be made even more useful.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here Read More


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