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05.22.12
Microsoft details Windows 8's pre-boot world, helps you skip the F8 F8 F8 routine
05.22.12

Microsoft details Windows 8's pre-boot world, helps you skip the F8 F8 F8 routine

Microsoft has been going into very exacting detail as to how Windows 8 works, but one area it hasn...

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09.09.11
Windows 8 to feature drastically reduced boot time, shown off in video
09.09.11

Windows 8 to feature drastically reduced boot time, shown off in video

Watch the above video closely, because you might just miss the moment: according to the latest po...

By R. Lai,   09.09.11
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10.22.10
Mac 101: What's happening when your Mac is starting up?
10.22.10

Mac 101: What's happening when your Mac is starting up?

Recently, in the interest of sleeping soundly through the night, I've been turning off my 27" iMac e...

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08.07.09
A weekend with FireWire
08.07.09

A weekend with FireWire

My MacBook Pro and I had a bit of a rendezvous this past weekend. She's a 15 inch Core Duo with 2GB...

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08.03.08
Video: SSD-infused Eee PC 1000 boots in 30 seconds
08.03.08

Video: SSD-infused Eee PC 1000 boots in 30 seconds

Even with Express Gate installed, it took ASUS' Eee Box a good 35 seconds before an application coul...

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