Does rise of tablets mean end of PCs

February 28th, 2013

Is Web site Business Insider engaging in hyperbole when it reported the end of the era of the PC? Maybe. But there’s no denying that the boom times of the personal computer are gone.

Are you a desktop or Web-based e-mail person?

February 27th, 2013

The debate is an old one: Are Web-based e-mail services like Gmail the right choice? Or do knowledgeable people rely on desktop e-mail clients such as Sparrow or Postbox? As with numerous other long-running technology conundrums, this one has no definitive answer.

Need files from your PC? Try the iPad’s remote-access apps

February 6th, 2013

You use your iPad for just about everything: Browsing the net, reading news, watching movies and contacting relatives and buddies. But if you use your iPad for work, you may be frustrated. As handy as the iPad is, it’s still not quite as powerful as a Workstation or macbook

Invest in these peripherals, not a new machine, to get the most of Windows 8

February 1st, 2013

Windows 8 represents a revolution for manufacturer Microsoft. It is the first Windows operating system to incorporate touch-screen and gesture-based features. Consider Windows 8 a nod towards the future; progressively more tablet and smartphone users have become acquainted with poking, swiping and holding to control their electronic devices.