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Is Microsoft up to old bundling tricks?

You have heard of the new Microsoft Windows 10 browser, Edge, and if you install the new OS, it will be almost impossible to avoid the new browser.

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Thought recognition: The ultimate input device

Mind-to-computer data transfer seems like the logical progression as we search for better, faster and more convenient ways to input information, on another, it brings many technical challenges and ethical questions.

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Gone but not forgotten – 13 programs we’ll never see again

At one point in time, we couldn’t imagine an online world without them, but now they are no more. Some were fun, some were for work, but all hold a place in the tech hall of fame.

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Amiga: Gone but never forgotten

The Commodore Amiga was so ahead of its time that looking at one today is still impressive. This year, the Amiga would have been 30 years old.

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Is the “Agile Movement” making companies less agile?

The concept of “agile” began with software development, but has spread from there into the area of general business management in the tech industry and even beyond.

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Is Wi-Fi making you sick?

Wireless technology is everywhere these days. Almost every home seems to have a wi-fi router, as computer users find it so much easier to set up than running Ethernet cables.

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A Cringe-worthy analysis of the US computer biz

The US computer industry is going down and it has no one but itself to blame. That, at least, is the view of one Robert X. Cringely, a long-time industry watcher.

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Ten things to do to get ready for Windows 10

Windows 10 will be released on July 29, and many have asked us to make a list of things to do to make sure their PC is ready for the big install day.

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Top 10 free database tools for sys admins

This article lists 10 of the best free tools for managing, comparing, administering and developing databases. I’m confident that you’ll find a gem or two amongst this list.

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Better late than never-checklist for upgrading from Windows XP

It’s been over a year since XP went end of life. Maybe you still need that last little nudge to get current, so here is a checklist for upgrading

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