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Freedomcase: Adjustable case and stand for Microsoft Surface

9 months agoTechnology : Tech Broiler

I recently became a Surface Pro user. After looking for various case and stand products, I've finally found a great solution.

The iPad Air 2 and what Apple needs to deliver

10 months agoTechnology : Tech Broiler

Apple's sixth-generation iPad, due presumably in October 2014, is likely to have important but incremental improvements over its predecessor.

Lenovo: The yin to Apple's yang?

10 months agoTechnology : Tech Broiler

While the Chinese PC giant may face its own unique challenges, it possesses an intangible asset that its competitors lack: business sex appeal.

30 years of Macintosh: The little PC that made a big impact

10 months agoTechnology : Tech Broiler

It was tiny, almost toy-like. And yet what it would unleash on the world would be no less than a revolution in Personal Computing.

ADT's home security contracts: A protection racket?

10 months agoTechnology : Tech Broiler

That "free" ADT home security system could end up costing you a lot of money if you want to escape from your contract.

Linksys WRT 1900AC: The classic Wi-Fi router re-imagined

11 months agoTechnology : Tech Broiler

It may look a lot like the iconic WRT 54G, but under the surface lies powerful and open hardware for the most demanding prosumer Wi-Fi users.

Tech religions are an illusion

11 months agoTechnology : Tech Broiler

The true technologist is a chivalrous knight. Not a crusader.

Zuli smartplug could herald new age in home automation

11 months agoTechnology : Tech Broiler

Got an iPhone? You may never need to worry about turning on (or off) the lights ever again.

Behold, the Octofire 8-port USB charger

11 months agoTechnology : Tech Broiler

No more swapping out USB cables in crowded conference rooms. This monster charger on Kickstarter can juice up a platoon of mobile devices.

Twitter: The public square of the 21st century will get you fired

11 months agoTechnology : Tech Broiler

There are grave consequences for behaving badly on social networks. Becoming unemployable may be the least of them.

Forget the NSA: Orwell's 1984 is alive and well in private industry

11 months agoTechnology : Tech Broiler

State-sponsored surveillance and repression should not be your concern. Social networks, providers and employers you trust to safeguard your data and livelihood is what worries me most.

Policing holiday light violations revisited

11 months agoTechnology : Tech Broiler

We always appreciate a nice display, and have come to think of ourselves as connoisseurs and critics of the very best (and worst) in holiday light entertainment.

New Orleans, the Big Easy in lights (photos)

11 months agoTechnology : Tech Broiler

New Orleans, the Big Easy city of Jazz, Mardi Gras, strong cocktails, non-stop partying and anything goes is a delight to see at night during the holiday season.

Holiday light violations (photos)

11 months agoTechnology : Tech Broiler

Over the years, we’ve developed a set of guidelines for holiday lights. Every holiday season we distribute citations to local residences for exceptionally good (and exceptionally bad) light displays.

PC laptops and accidental damage: Best and worst warranties 2014

12 months agoTechnology : Tech Broiler

Whoops, I broke it again. When shopping for a new PC, laptop, or ultrabook, make sure you investigate the terms of your warranty and the optional accidental damage coverage policies available to you.

iPad Air heavy case showdown: Griffin Survivor vs. OtterBox Defender

12 months agoTechnology : Tech Broiler

Both of these armored cases are polycarbonate clamshell, silicone rubber-wrapped monsters designed to take a beating for your iPad Air or iPad mini. But which one reigns supreme?

Griffin Survivor / OtterBox Defender for iPad Air, mini & Kindle Fire HDX

12 months agoTechnology : Tech Broiler

The current generation of ultra-protection lands for the iPad Air, mini and Kindle Fire HD/HDX.

How BlackBerry could have saved itself

In an alternate reality, had different choices been made, Canada's crown technology jewel might have remained a mobile powerhouse.

It's not about Windows: The repairable PC is dead

My ZDNet colleague, Adrian Kingsley-Hughes, has aired his grievances about Windows PCs and has decided to switch to Macs. But I reckon his mid-life computing crisis runs deeper than just the OS.

Trident Aegis for iPad Air (Gallery)

The newest iPad Air case from Trident is a compromise between protection and style.

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