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Google+ Adds Popular Posts, Ripples and Photo Editing

Google is adding some great new features to Google+. The hot news or popular posts is like a trending topics. It will make it easier to find new popular information. Ripples is a feature that came from Wave. It gives analytics on a posts and how it spread. Last new feature is photo editing. It’s […]


DirecTV iPad App Now Streams Live TV

The already awesome DirecTV iPad app got even better buy streaming live TV. It only works in your house, like the whole-home DVR. Not every station allows for streaming. There is a list of around 30 stations. The funny thing is Fox is on the list but DirecTV might lose Fox soon if they can’t […]


Video: New DirecTV HD UI

As a DirecTV customer I have been waiting for the HD UI to be released. I have three HD-DVRs with multi-room viewing. Updating the UI and speed of the menues will make it a better setup. It is rumored that it will be available starting November 1st. DirecTV has a page up about all the […]


Video: Windows 8 Features

Microsoft announced Windows 8 yesterday and shared a lot of the details about the new OS. Lifehacker was nice enough to take that keynote and make it eight minutes long with just the stuff you want to hear about. I have embedded the video below. Windows 8 definitely has some very cool features.


Video: Windows 8 Redesigned for Touch and PC Interfaces

I can say that I’m truly impressed with the Windows 8 interface. I have embedded the video preview below. It’s a very elegant way to mix a touch interface with traditional PC interface. It’s a shame that we’ll have to wait another year for it to be available. The touch apps will be built with […]


Deal: Drobo Offering Discounts for Memorial Day

I have been following Drobo pricing because I want to get one to replace my Windows Home Server. Today I get an email from them with some of the best pricing I have seen. The Drobo 4-bay is $50 to $60 cheaper than you can find elsewhere online. But if you buy during this special […]