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Freelancing for CertMag -- my first article on the subject of performance-based testing. More to come....
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Humble Origin Bundle 2 - A Nostalgic Update Brings More Games
It's one week since the Humble Origin Bundle 2 first launched, so naturally it's time for the final games to unlock. Those of you (like me) who bought the bundle and beat the average already will find the games automatically unlocked for you. And if you hav...
It's one week since the Humble Origin Bundle 2 first launched, so naturally it's time for the final games to unlock. Those of you (like me) who bought the bundle and beat the average already will find the games automatically ...
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Acer V3-572 Review - Budget Laptop with Upgrades
Acer V3-572 Review and SSD Upgrade If you've ever tried shopping for a new budget laptop, it can be a bit maddening. Nearly every one will come with one or two serious compromises, either to the build quality, battery life, display, keyboard, touchpad, or s...
Acer V3-572 Review and SSD Upgrade If you've ever tried shopping for a new budget laptop, it can be a bit maddening. Nearly every one will come with one or two serious compromises, either to the build quality, battery life, ...
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Repairing and Replacing the Nexus 5 Screen
Anyone who has ever owned a smartphone knows the horror that strikes when you drop your phone. The split second as the phone goes air-born and falls towards the ground elongates, your muscles refuse to respond fast enough, and you watch in despair as your $...
Anyone who has ever owned a smartphone knows the horror that strikes when you drop your phone. The split second as the phone goes air-born and falls towards the ground elongates, your muscles refuse to respond fast enough, an...
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$500 Budget PC Guide
If it's been a while since your last PC upgrade, chances are good that you stand to benefit from a refresh to your hardware. While in theory anything with a Core 2 Duo / Athlon X2 (the later variants at least) or newer is still "fast enough", gains in effic...
If it's been a while since your last PC upgrade, chances are good that you stand to benefit from a refresh to your hardware. While in theory anything with a Core 2 Duo / Athlon X2 (the later variants at least) or newer is sti...
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Time for Change
I'm going to try to keep this short, but after a few years of involvement with cryptocurrencies, I have become at best disenchanted with much of what is going on. The number of companies that have folded and run off with users' coins is well beyond anything...
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Thank you for the valuable coverage that you've made so far. We all greatly appreciate it. Your content helped me build my first scrypt miner, discover new worlds that surround that topic and be keep aware of the bad guys. For that, we thank you!
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A Mighty and Magical Humble Bundle
It's Tuesday, which means it's the day that Humble Bundle updates their main offering. For the next two weeks, you can pick up potentially a bunch of games at a great discount, benefiting charity in the process. This time the bundle is one that holds a spec...
It's Tuesday, which means it's the day that Humble Bundle updates their main offering. For the next two weeks, you can pick up potentially a bunch of games at a great discount, benefiting charity in the process. This time the...
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Overview of Laptop Processors, April 2015
Recently I've had a few people come up to me asking for advice on buying a laptop. The problem with asking for advice on a laptop is that many are looking for a good budget  laptop, and the term "budget" is rather vague. I've spoken with many people over th...
Recently I've had a few people come up to me asking for advice on buying a laptop. The problem with asking for advice on a laptop is that many are looking for a good budget laptop, and the term "budget" is rather vague. I've ...
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Humble Origin Bundle #2: Just Buy It Already!
I've been a long-time fan of the Humble Bundle, not necessarily because they support charities -- which is always nice -- but simply because they have many excellent offers where you can pick up several quality games at a great price. Not every bundle is wo...
I've been a long-time fan of the Humble Bundle, not necessarily because they support charities -- which is always nice -- but simply because they have many excellent offers where you can pick up several quality games at a gre...
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Microsoft Windows Speech Recognition
I've been a long time user of Dragon Naturally Speaking, going all the way back to 2006. I've also fooled around with the speech recognition provided by Microsoft, which used to be a part of Microsoft Office but it's now built into Windows (starting with Wi...
I've been a long time user of Dragon Naturally Speaking, going all the way back to 2006. I've also fooled around with the speech recognition provided by Microsoft, which used to be a part of Microsoft Office but it's now buil...
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Graphics Card Guide, April 2015
I mentioned working on some other articles, so this is going to be my first real non-cryptocurrency article in some time. Given my background, it's only fitting to start with graphics cards. So you're thinking about buying a new graphics card (GPU), but not...
I mentioned working on some other articles, so this is going to be my first real non-cryptocurrency article in some time. Given my background, it's only fitting to start with graphics cards. So you're thinking about buying a ...
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I would love to give Eve a good home, but sadly I don't think that's in the works.
 
In just twenty+ years, the ThinkPad has come a very long way.  For example, it’s been to space and back. Plus, thanks to @ThinkEve, we’re now in the era of the 100 millionth ThinkPad.

But where & how did it all start? And what does the next twenty+ years hold?

Join us for a very special hangout with some key figures behind the design & success of this legendary brand.  Not only will you hear the ThinkPad Story firsthand, you can also put your questions to our expert panel, including +Dilip Bhatia , David Hill, +Luis Hernandez and +Jerry Paradise 

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Computer nerd, cryptocoin enthusiast, and laptop guru
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I hail back to the days of the glorious Commodore 64, where I spent many an hour as a youth playing games, learning BASIC, and generally devouring all things technology. Yes, I even know what it's like to use a dial-up modem to connect to a BBS at 300 baud (ouch). I've been using PCs since the early Intel 8088 and 8086 running MS-DOS 2.x, and I've used just about every major release in between that and our modern Windows 8.1 -- and Windows 7 is still better in my opinion. I've also studied computer science, done some web programming, ballroom danced around the world, worked as a professional programmer, and now I'm a technology journalist.
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