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If you’re wondering why Apple’s newest version of Mac OS X isn’t named Bobcat or Cougar, Apple decided to break from its tradition of naming their Mac OS X versions after felines. Instead, Apple went with the name Mavericks for Mac OS X 10.9. You may also be pleased to hear that you’ll be able to upgrade to Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks for free.

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1 year ago
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When Apple sent out invitations to the press for their keynote with the tagline “a lot to cover,” they were not kidding. On October 22, Apple introduced the new iPad Air, added the Retina Display to the iPad Mini, and finally announced availability of the long-anticipated Mac Pro. MacBook Pro with Retina Display models have also received hardware updates.

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1 year ago
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Apple kicked off their Worldwide Developers Conference today with several major announcements. They introduced several hardware updates, particularly to the MacBook Air and Mac Pro lines, as well as updates to their two popular operating platforms, Mac OS X and iOS. Read on to find out exactly what went down.

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1 year ago
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If you’ve purchased a Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 or either a 10” or 7” Galaxy Tab 2 tablet, you’ll be pleased to know that Samsung has delivered on their promise to bring the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean operating system to Galaxy tablets in the United States.

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2 years ago
Hands-on Review

Whether you’ve just bought a retail computer or built one yourself, there’s one thing that happens to both of them the moment you turn them on: they quickly become obsolete. Technology is always changing and you’ll find yourself constantly trying to keep up with the latest upgrades. A quad-core processor may seem like a fast processor, but now AMD makes an eight-core processor.

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2 years ago
Hands-on Review

In October of 2012, Microsoft released Windows 8, their latest operating system. Banking on a new touch-based, user-friendly interface, Windows 8 is vastly different from its Windows 7 predecessor. The first thing you’ll notice is that the traditional Start menu that Microsoft has had for the longest time was replaced with a new Start screen using “live tiles.”

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2 years ago
Hands-on Review

Windows 8 is more than just an updated operating system from Microsoft. While previous versions of Windows usually got a visual bump with each update, it never strayed far from its trademark user interface of a Start button and a task bar.

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2 years ago