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Those of us who have been waiting for an Amazon Prime channel to finally show up on their Apple TV now have an explanation as to why it never arrived. Today Amazon introduced FireTV (US $99), an Amazon set-top box that seems perfectly situated to compete with Apple TV. Amazon cited a 350% growth...

April 2nd 2014 at 12:30pm 0 Comments
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At times, your system may seem to be spinning its wheels. A peek into Activity Monitor (found in the Utilities subfolder of your Applications folder) can offer clues as to what's going wrong. Activity Monitor scans your computer to determine its current CPU load and helps visualize other system ta...

January 8th 2014 at 11:30am 0 Comments
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I certainly didn't start my career with plans to become a blogger and editor at one of the world's most active Apple websites. When I was a child dreaming about a future career path, computer science barely registered on the "What I want to do when I grow up" list since only corporations owned roo...

August 6th 2013 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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Ready to save some cash on your tech buys? Then you've come to the right place. Our sister site gdgt tracks price drops on thousands of products every day, and twice a week they feature some of the best deals they've found right here. But act fast! Many of these are limited-time offers, and won't la...

July 22nd 2013 at 5:37pm 0 Comments
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Feature Index | On the cheap | Mid-range Hey -- congrats on going to school -- and on having all that money to burn on the higher end gadgets we'd all love to outfit ourselves with. Or, maybe you've been saving all summer long working overtime -- either way -- these recommendations are all in...

August 20th 2009 at 12:30pm 0 Comments
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Feature Index | Mid-range | Money's no object So you're heading to school -- congrats! But you've probably already realized that it's an expensive prospect, right? So maybe you don't want to break the bank outfitting your dorm room (or maybe the bank's already broken!). Well, there are still plent...

August 20th 2009 at 12:30pm 0 Comments