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RIM Crumbles

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It is hard to believe that the once mighty technology leader could plunge so fast. It seems to be the way with technology companies, that unless they continue to invest heavily in R & D and keep coming up with leading edge ideas, that the end is just around the corner. Timing is everything as they say. No ...

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Google Nexus 7

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Nexus 7 Tablet

Wow! Just when you think the tablet wars are over along comes Google with the Nexus 7. Many think that it will not be a serious contender to Apple’s iPad which currently owns 60% of the market, but only time will tell. It is smaller, and it does lack a rear facing camera, however it is also much cheaper. Affordability in a ...

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How To Use Spaces in Mac OS X Lion 10.7

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For those who have gotten used to utilizing Spaces since it’s initial release in OS X Leopard 10.5, don’t panic when you boot up Lion for the first time.  Spaces is now integrated into the new Mission Control, along with Expose, and has been rebranded with a more idiot-proof name: Desktops.  Mission Control is the new one-stop-shop to access any open applications and widgets.  It also is where you now control Spaces, aka Desktops.  Here you can create as many ...

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Apple Sells One Million Copies of Lion on Day One

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Well, if anyone had any doubts about the popularity of Apple’s highly esteemed OS X, they certainly won’t any longer.  They sold over one million copies on the day it was released – online.  One million 3.5 GB downloads in less then 24 hours is really quite something to think about – 3.5 million GB (3,500 TB) in bandwidth – in one day! To anyone who knows anything about running web servers this ought to make your your jaw drop.  ...

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Apple Lets the Lion Out of it’s Cage: OS X 10.7

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The day as finally arrived – the much anticipated release of the Lion. Mac OS X Lion 10.7 has finally been released, “The new king of the desktop” as Apple calls it. It will power Apple’s new line of MacBook Air notebooks and the new Mac Mini’s just released, and  is also now shipping preloaded on all other Apple products.

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