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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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Microsoft Bing Now Controls 30 Percent of Search

The any-big-business-is-a-monopoly-and-that’s-bad-mmm-kay groups have been sharpening their knives recently and salivating over the thought of taking on Google in court. There’s just one little problem. Today, Hitwise reported that Microsoft’s Bing search engine accounted for 30 percent of search in March 2011. Granted, in order

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New Color in Microsoft Security Essentials: Gray?

If you use Microsoft Security Essentials as your anti-virus tool, you may have started feeling uncomfortable after a recent update to MSE changed the background color from blue to gray. Apparently, according the unmoderated Microsoft Answers website, there is a new color scheme for Microsoft

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Windows Live Sync Down Website Says

Update: Looks like Live Sync is working again and live.sync.com is up and running. However, there is a new bummer. Looks like a new version of Live Sync is coming. It is currently in beta. However, it looks like the new beta version of Live

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Internet Explorer Flaws to Fix for IE 9

I was going to just leave Internet Explorer alone. Everyone knows that it is the bottom of the pile when it comes to browsers. The only people who use IE are those who are either not computer savvy enough to know that there are options

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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