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Monday links

Those Crazy Web Words And Phrases ExplainedAt MakeUseOf, James Bruce explains some web jargon How I Ditched My Laptop for an iPad with a Few Apps and AccessoriesIf you have been thinking about using your iPad as your primary computing device, you’re not alone. Tablet computers have become so powerful and practical that you can […]

What’s the best computer for the masses?

I have been saying for years that Windows was not a suitable operating system for the majority of the world’s home PC users. Unfortunately, the Windows monopoly and its giant ecosystem were totally pervasive and there was no real alternative. Apple confined itself to the high end and Linux was fractured into a bewildering assortment […]

Monday links

Is the Internet a Mob Without Consequence?The immediacy and fast pace of the Internet can be magical. But when someone makes a comment that the masses disagree with, a mob with 140-character pitchforks can develop in seconds and the Internet can become terrifyingly bellicose—At the New York Times, Nick Bilton writes about mob violence on […]

Monday links

A Lexicon of the Internet, Updated by Its UsersAt the New York Times, Jenna Wortham writes about the Urban Dictionary Let go of that laptop: the ultimate guide to making a tablet your main computerThe “laptop killer” of tablets has yet to emerge, but you can still configure a slate that puts your laptop out […]

Monday links

Test and test again: the lesson from Windows 8.1′s bumpy rolloutAt PCWorld, Juan Carlos Perez looks at the large number of problems with the Windows 8.1 upgrade. You Are Your DataWe are becoming data. Every day, our smartphones, browsers, cars, and even refrigerators generate information about our habits. When we click “I agree” on terms […]

Monday links

A Technical Dictionary That Fits the Definition of User-Friendly… its definitions are far superior to the crowdsourced, sprawling, digital haystack of Wikipedia. And they’re far more current than what you find on Webopedia. Yes, it’s true. ComputerLanguage.com is the very definition of concise, a user-friendly, up-to-date technical dictionary—At his New York Times column, David Pogue […]

Monday links

10 ways that iPads are transforming retailEver since the introduction of the iPhone and iPad, people have found amazing ways to use the devices and with the arrival of iOS 7, the new iPhone devices the possibilities are only going to increase—Andrew Yates at TheNextWeb What’s Holding Up The Internet Of ThingsTurns out our smart […]