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December 3, 2012
by sjvn01
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Windows 8: Desperately seeking mobile

For Steve Ballmer, the good news is that people are using Windows 8. Both StatCounter and NetMarketShare show Windows 8 has cracked the entry-level 1 percent of the desktop market barrier in its first full month of availability. Unfortunately for … Continue reading

November 4, 2012
by sjvn01
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Apple’s iOS 6.0.1 still has Wi-Fi bugs

The latest version of Apple’s new operating system for iPhones, iPads, and iPod Touch, iOS 6.0.1, is still giving some Apple device users Wi-Fi fits. You’d think by now, seven weeks after Apple released iOS 6, the technology giant would … Continue reading

October 23, 2012
by sjvn01
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Apple to fix iOS Wi-Fi problems

Apple’s dirty little secret, which was kept out of October 23rd’s iPad 4 and iPad mini’s limelight, is that iOS 6, the new and popular operating system for iPhones and iPads, still has serious Wi-Fi and 3G/4G networking problems. Now, … Continue reading

October 10, 2012
by sjvn01
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Microsoft Office coming to Android and Apple devices in early 2013

We’ve known for months that Microsoft was bringing a version of Microsoft Office 2013 to Android tablets and Apple’s iPad family. Now, according to the Czech tech news site, IHNED, Microsoft product manager Petr Bobek has said that Microsoft is … Continue reading