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My New MacBook Pro

So, I finally broke down and bought a MacBook Pro. I did it for two reasons. First, I had a little netbook a few years ago that I really liked, but the battery wouldn’t charge anymore and they wanted almost $100 for a new one.

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Microsoft Versus Chromebooks

Several years ago I bought a netbook. At the time, there was no iPad, there most certainly was no such thing as a Chromebook. There may have been the first iPhone, although I do not recall for certain. I liked my netbook. It was underpowered

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Easy Software Installation Online

Ninite is my favorite service on the entire internet. Essentially, it is a software installation service, but in reality, it is so much more. For some reason, the auto-update feature of many software programs fails from time to time. On my computer, the number one

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Customize Windows 7 Sound Themes Personalize It

When installing a new theme, you probably look at the pretty background images, the colors, and maybe how it does or does not support Aero. But, don’t forget that different themes can also come with different sounds. After weeks of being annoyed by a banjo

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Newsweek Drinks the Kool-Aid

Technology bloggers and their tech media compatriots are infamous forĀ  proclaiming things revolutionary at seemingly random intervals. It seems that every new product or startup company signals the end of computing or networking or technology as we know it. These proclamations are based on nothing