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Windows 8 Adoption Slower Than Windows 7
Microsoft has been in the news over the past few months since the release date for Windows 8 was announced. Though the operating system has not received harsh criticism or bad press, people and organizations are showing reluctance upgrading from Windows 7 to 8. According to the statistics available,... Read more
Google Wireless – Tech Giant In Talks With Dish Network
Could Google Wireless become a reality with the help of Dish Network? That is the newest rumor revealed by The Wall Street Journal. According to inside sources Google believes it can effectively take on AT&T Wireless, Verizon Wireless and other top tier mobile providers in the United States. In January 2011... Read more
Microsoft Switching to Skype
Microsoft has decided to drop Messenger in favor of Skype after it purchased the company last year. Since there is no reason to have two messenging services, Microsoft will be moving users over to Skype. They have already updated Skype to allow users to sign in with their current... Read more
Striiv: The Fitness App That Will Get You Addicted
I don’t know about you, but if I shed pounds for every minute I play my game of the month (current addiction: Pocket Planes; you really should try it), I would be thinner than Kate Moss in her heyday. If engaging in fitness exercises were as addictive as these... Read more
Amazon Kindle Fire HD 8.9-Inch Starts Shipping Today
Fans of the Amazon Kindle HD tablet line have reason to celebrate. The online retailer today announced that it has begun to ship the Kindle Fire HD 8.9-inch. The Android powered device sells for $299 and will arrive at Best Buy locations by Friday. Amazon also plans to sell... Read more
Google Nexus 4 And Nexus 10 Now Online in Google Play Store
The holiday shopping season is heating up and it just got a little hotter thanks to the Google Nexus 4 Smarpthone and Nexus 10 tablet. Both devices went up for sale on Tuesday via Google’s Play Store.   The Nexus 4 smartphone, the first Nexus device from LG, is... Read more
Apple iPhone 5S December Production Test? [Rumor]
Remember when Apple released one new smartphone each year? Those days may be over. Apple is rumored to be preparing test production for its iPhone 5S, a device some experts believe could launch in early 2013.   Chinese-language publication The Commercial Times was the first to report the rumor. While the... Read more
Global Entrepreneurship Week 2012
The week of November 12-18 is Global Entrepreneurship Week where young people combine with entrepreneurs, business leaders, educators, employees, government officials, and many others to join together to inspire and encourage new ideas that can grow into innovative businesses.   Anyone can get involved anywhere in the world to... Read more