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    SEARCH Redbox Instant (iOS) review:

    Redbox Instant is perfect for subscribers, but the streaming catalog is less than stellar    The Good Redbox Instant is great for managing your rentals, bookmarking movies you want to watch, and as long as you can find one, it’s great for watching a movie instantly.   The Bad The Redbox Instant catalog is not…

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    Bridge Constructor review:

    Put your thinking cap on for Bridge Constructor Bridge Constructor for iOS, which now is one of the most popular paid titles in the iTunes App Store, is challenging, unpredictable, and one of the most irritating games I’ve ever played. It’s a physics-based puzzler where your job is to create structurally sound bridges so that…

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    Microsoft debuts Office for iPad

    Microsoft’s new CEO, Satya Nadella, made his first appearance for the company on stage today to announce that Microsoft Office has finally been optimized for iPad. The iPhone version became available in June of 2013, letting you access your documents on the go, but only if you signed up for a subscription to Office 365….

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    KitCamera for iOS review:

    KitCamera is a photo and video-editing app in a sea of similar apps in the App Store, but an intuitive tool layout, unique effects, and fine-tuning capabilities make it an excellent choice. KitCamera is a remake and redesign of KitCam, one of my favorite photo editors that was acquired and shutdown by Yahoo in the…

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    Should Netbook Users Use WIndows or Linux on Their Netbooks?

    The decision of which operating system to install on your netbook will largely depend on what you intend to use the laptop for. An operating system is a software that allows your computer to function properly. Most people have Windows XP, Windows Vista or Mac OS X installed on their computers. Most netbook manufacturers will…

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    A Basic History of Computer Operating Systems

    Most people today the mouse based operating systems on our computers for granted. The mouse is one of the biggest advances in the evolution of the computer. In previous times computer operating systems were nothing like the systems that are available to us today. They did not have a mouse. If you wanted to do…

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    The Two Most Common Operating Systems

    The computer that you are using relies on an operating system in order to function. This is because operating systems tell the computer how to store files, process information and accept your commands through the keyboard or graphical user interface. There are several different types of operating systems out there but the most commonly used…

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    How to Choose Operating Systems for Your Computer

    Picking an operating system for your computer can often be a difficult decision. There are many systems on the market and it can be hard to determine which one is right for you. If you are not familiar with computers you must first decide what you want to use the computer for. If it is…

Mobile Apps

  • Scotts Miracle Gro looks for a spot in the smart garden with an all-encompassing app

    Smarter gardening Rachio Generation 2 PlantLink GreenIQ Looking to go beyond simple automation, the Scotts Miracle Gro gardening app, simply called Gro, wants to educate as well as automate to help you become a better gardener. The iOS-only Gro will ask about your location, then let you pick a gardening project from a list customized […]

  • You could use Drivemode for Android while blindfolded, but please don’t

    Drivemode is a simple app that does one very simple thing. The app for Android phones presents controls for navigation, audio and contacts in a low-distraction “driving mode” overlay with audio prompts and a simple, swipeable interface. OK, so that description makes it sound a bit more complicated than I thought, but it’s much easier […]

  • A well-done photo-retouching app with a slightly undercooked feature set

    Adobe’s next-generation photo-retouching app, Photoshop Fix (which is for iOS only), joins the growing number of the company’s mobile apps feeding into its Creative Cloud design-oriented army of software tools. In the case of Fix, though, it enters a fairly mature market with tons of robust competitors like Pixelmator , Polarr and Adobe’s own Aviary […]