Hardware

Useful and informative websites

The Ultimate Guide to Solving iOS Battery DrainAt Overthought, Scotty Loveless gives eight steps to getting longer life from iPad and iPhone batteries 7 Ways To Improve Battery Life on Windows 8 Tablets & LaptopsMakeUseOf gives steps for longer battery life on Windows 8 devices What is two-step authentication?Two-step authentication helps protect your account from […]

Useful and informative websites

Best Free PC GamesDo you like computer games? Here are the 10 best free ones from 2013 as chosen by TechSupportAlert The ABCs of the Internet of ThingsYou’ve heard the term and probably read stories about smart homes where the toaster talks to the smoke detector. But what makes it all connect? When will it […]

Quote of the week

Microsoft’s tablet vision was bold, and beautiful. But with the introduction of Surface 3, it’s dead.—Matt Baxter-Reynolds at ZDNet

Quote of the week

Tablets aren’t PCs. Indeed, iPads and Android-based tablets have succeeded precisely because they ditched the complexity of traditional PCs. Microsoft’s determination to make “tablet PCs” is a sign that the company doesn’t understand the economic forces behind the mobile computing revolution.—At Vox, Timothy B. Lee writes about Microsoft’s effort to sell the new Surface Pro […]

Wednesday links

The Internet Is BurningOnline security is a horrifying nightmare. Heartbleed. Target. Apple. Linux. Microsoft. Yahoo. eBay. X.509. Whatever security cataclysm erupts next, probably in weeks or even days. We seem to be trapped in a vicious cycle of cascading security disasters that just keep getting worse—Jon Evans at TechCrunch Amazon’s Tactics Confirm Its Critics’ Worst […]