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Intel Atom Makes Big Strides

Intel’s Atom-branded CPUs are synonymous with netbook computing — tied to thoughts of pokey, budget-priced notebooks that may be good on your wallet, but do little to impress. Now, the company wants to shake off that image with its latest “Bay Trail,” architecture. As Ars reports, the new products will support both Windows and Android Continue Reading →
When sony announced the PlayStation Vita TV, it seemed like it could very well have become a device to transform the video game and set-top streaming markets both. The diminutive device was going to be a video-streaming, game-playing, PS4-mirroring wonder not quite like anything we’ve ever seen before. It was going to play PlayStation Vita Continue Reading →
Apple’s event on the 10th was teased with the tagline, “This should brighten everyone’s day.” It has already drawn a powerful response.  Everyone was asking the question, “Does Apple still have it?”  The answer is a pretty clear, “No.” If you’re looking for an iPhone 5 in a colorful new plastic case for $550 you’re Continue Reading →
Best Apps for Special Needs Students
While iPads and touchscreen devices are impacting virtually every level of educational instruction, apps designed for special needs students are particularly transformative. These five apps for students with autism, dyslexia, Attention Deficit Disorders and speech issues are among the best of hundreds of worthy titles available. Reading Comprehension Camp ($19.99) Performance on state testing is often Continue Reading →
Turning 30
Ever wonder what it’s like to be 80 years old? Oliver Sacks, a neurology professor at NYU, shares the truth about life as an octogenarian in a piece for The New York Times called “The Joy of Old Age. (No Kidding).” In the column, Sacks writes: “I do not think of old age as an ever grimmer Continue Reading →
Employers are getting slick about the application process and now use software to sift through resumes for specific keywords. Lauren Weber of The Wall Street Journal explains these ‘applicant-tracking systems in a recent piece called “Didn’t Get the Job? You’ll Never Know Why.” Well, two can play at this game. To combat the ‘tracking’ software, I Continue Reading →
Nokia Lumia 928
Nokia has officially announced the Nokia Lumia 928 for Verizon Wireless in the US, which will go on sale on 16 May.  The Windows Phone 8-toting device, which had been heavily leaked already, was announced on the Nokia Conversations blog.  Like other members of Nokia’s Lumia family, the 928 focuses heavily on camera functionality and Continue Reading →
According to numerous sources close to the situation, Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer recently met with top execs at Hulu, the premium video service whose media company owners have been considering selling it for some months.  Sources said Yahoo is “in the process,” although the Silicon Valley Internet giant has not made any kind of formal Continue Reading →

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