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Microsoft goes to war with Google Chromebooks - will a $199 Windows 8 PC be ... - WinBeta

2 hours 18 min ago

WinBeta

Microsoft goes to war with Google Chromebooks - will a $199 Windows 8 PC be ...
WinBeta
The dream of procuring a super affordable laptop running the latest version of Windows has been like a ball rolling down hill – people have been chasing the idea, but no one can quite catch it. ... While tablets provide an excellent alternative to ...

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Dropbox Pro Gives Subscribers 1TB of Storage as Cloud Wars Heat Up - Mashable

3 hours 16 min ago

Dropbox Pro Gives Subscribers 1TB of Storage as Cloud Wars Heat Up
Mashable
Other cloud services, including Microsoft, Box and Google, have offered users the ability to have "view-only" access to a file or folder for quite some time; the problem, at least in my experience, is that they do not necessarily work well when syncing ...

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Some Neighbors Are Not Cheering New Sports Complex In Eastport - 27east.com

5 hours 10 min ago

Some Neighbors Are Not Cheering New Sports Complex In Eastport
27east.com
The Eastport South Manor Sports Complex, which opened in late June on the Eastport/East Moriches border following some 15 years of planning by Brookhaven Town officials, is not inspiring everyone to break into a rendition of “Take Me Out To The ...

Friend's HHD ( 8.1 Windows ) onto my Windows 7 RiG - Tom's Hardware Guide

8 hours 42 min ago

Friend's HHD ( 8.1 Windows ) onto my Windows 7 RiG
Tom's Hardware Guide
So my friend has a problem with his hard drive making some weird noises. So he bought a new one ( which he needed anyway for more space ) and it makes the same noise. So we think its the motherboard having maybe some issues "communicating" with ...

Drug Czar Has Own Addiction Story - Valley News

11 hours 36 min ago

Drug Czar Has Own Addiction Story
Valley News
The approach at the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy has been, Botticelli said, a “very clear pivot to, kind of, really dealing with this as a public health-related issue of looking at prevention and treatment.” He now heads an office ...
Drug czar approaches challenge from a different angle: As a recovering alcoholicWashington Post

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Caldwell Elementary students go without air conditioning after system breaks - KWCH

Tue, 2014-08-26 20:42

Caldwell Elementary students go without air conditioning after system breaks
KWCH
Officials with Wichita Public Schools said the air conditioning system at Caldwell was fixed before Tuesday morning and because the problem was solved quickly, there wasn't an immediate need to contact parents. "It really just depends on the situation ...

Review: Parallels Desktop 10 brings even tighter OS X/Windows integration ... - 9 to 5 Mac (blog)

Tue, 2014-08-26 14:49

Review: Parallels Desktop 10 brings even tighter OS X/Windows integration ...
9 to 5 Mac (blog)
While I can't really confirm scientifically that there are performance improvements happening here, I can definitely say that I never had a problem running Windows 7, 8, or Chrome OS on my less-than-beastly MacBook Air. Just to give you an idea ...

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City Council mulls renewing policy governing bars downtown - StarNewsOnline.com

Tue, 2014-08-26 13:58

City Council mulls renewing policy governing bars downtown
StarNewsOnline.com
"We have solved a major problem," O'Grady said. "You can still have a very good time downtown." The guidelines also established a committee that includes a representative from the bar industry as well as a resident of the central business district to ...

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Can Cities Ease Homelessness With Storage Units? - CityLab

Tue, 2014-08-26 12:46

CityLab

Can Cities Ease Homelessness With Storage Units?
CityLab
People assigned a bin can check into their possessions during morning and evening windows—before and after work. Two full-time employees mind the facility; presently ... Far from putting the problem of homelessness out of sight and out of mind ...

A Huawei Exec Just Pointed Out The Huge Hole In Samsung's New Smartphone ... - Business Insider

Tue, 2014-08-26 12:09

Business Insider

A Huawei Exec Just Pointed Out The Huge Hole In Samsung's New Smartphone ...
Business Insider
So far, Samsung's solution to this problem has been to develop, in parallel to its Android business, a separate, new operating system that it owns and controls: "Tizen." The assumption is that ... Even for Windows Phone it's difficult to be successful ...
Huawei boss: We feel Tizen has no chance to be successfulTechSpot

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BenQ BL3200PT Review: A 32-Inch AMVA Monitor At 2560x1440 - Tom's Hardware Guide

Tue, 2014-08-26 07:01

BenQ BL3200PT Review: A 32-Inch AMVA Monitor At 2560x1440
Tom's Hardware Guide
With a pixel density of 109 ppi, text in most Windows applications becomes pretty small. And the older the user, the more difficult it becomes to read at normal viewing distances. BenQ now offers a neat and obvious solution to the problem. If Windows ...

Diverse crowd celebrates Shaffer Chapel renovation - Muncie Star Press

Tue, 2014-08-26 03:56

Diverse crowd celebrates Shaffer Chapel renovation
Muncie Star Press
Randolph then said, "If they want a solution to a problem, all they have to do is come to Muncie, Indiana, and come down here to Shaffer Chapel, and they'll see diversity working in the community: black people, white people, Mexican, Asian. We want ...

One frustrating Linux problem that Windows, Mac users don't deal with - Network World

Mon, 2014-08-25 15:42

One frustrating Linux problem that Windows, Mac users don't deal with
Network World
So I turn to the solution that so many others in my position use: an external USB audio box. For a while I opted to use the Steinberg UR-22, a modest little piece of gear – modest on price, modest on features – that met my needs quite admirably. Except ...

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How to fix Java: Fix 'Could not create the Java virtual machine' error message - PC Advisor

Mon, 2014-08-25 07:22

PC Advisor

How to fix Java: Fix 'Could not create the Java virtual machine' error message
PC Advisor
Most browsers are 32-bit on Windows, even on 64-bit editions of the OS. If you have both 32- and 64-bit applications that need to use Java, then you'll need to download and install both versions of the Java runtime. Hopefully, this will fix your problem.

How to monitor CPU temperature: Keep a constant eye on processor health - PC Advisor

Mon, 2014-08-25 07:22

PC Advisor

How to monitor CPU temperature: Keep a constant eye on processor health
PC Advisor
Overclocked PCs can run hot - too hot. Now that Desktop Gadgets are no longer supported under Windows 8, we show you how to monitor your CPU temperature and processor health. A reader wrote into Helproom with the following question: "I've ...

Asking voters for help - Jacksonville Journal-Courier

Mon, 2014-08-25 02:38

Asking voters for help
Jacksonville Journal-Courier
... it could start with those funds, including placing a new roof on the 1957 gym, installing new bleachers that are up to code, finishing some asbestos abatement, finish installing new windows in the elementary school and pay off a building bond a ...

Microsoft Researching Cloud Gaming Solution That Hides Latency By Predicting ... - GameSpot

Sun, 2014-08-24 23:11

GameSpot

Microsoft Researching Cloud Gaming Solution That Hides Latency By Predicting ...
GameSpot
Microsoft researchers have released a report that presents DeLorean, a cloud gaming solution that hides latency by trying to predict what you'll do next. According to the report (via TechCrunch) DeLorean's "speculative execution system," as Microsoft ...

The Backed Pack: a smart gas meter, a folding keyboard, and USB business cards - VentureBeat

Sun, 2014-08-24 21:03

VentureBeat

The Backed Pack: a smart gas meter, a folding keyboard, and USB business cards
VentureBeat
Flyshark is a Bluetooth keyboard compatible with iOS, Android, and Windows 8 platforms that keeps a slim profile when folded. When unfolded, each full-size key of the ... Its size and aluminum alloy construction come together in a slim design that will ...

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Matt Le Vesque: Long-term solutions needed for our water issues - Redlands Daily Facts

Sun, 2014-08-24 07:20

Matt Le Vesque: Long-term solutions needed for our water issues
Redlands Daily Facts
Sometimes we can draw parallel conclusions from the most unlikely places. This is one of those cases. If it's not clear at the beginning, I hope it makes sense in the end. I'm in the middle of a weight-loss program. The first step in any behavior ...

Let them carry water! Whiners must give Ronnie a break - Jamaica Gleaner

Sun, 2014-08-24 06:54

Jamaica Gleaner

Let them carry water! Whiners must give Ronnie a break
Jamaica Gleaner
What Jamaica needs right now are people who can see a problem and recognise that an opportunity is in there somewhere. It was the great Mahatma Gandhi ... Where are the solution specialists and the people who refuse to quit and lie down and die at a ...

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