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A Linux Baker’s Dozen

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Linux is probably best known as a server operating system, and for a good reason – according to at least one source, 60% of the servers on the web are running a Linux OS (source). But Linux on a desktop…

20 Open Source Programs To Maximize Your Windows Experience

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The words “Open Source” and “Linux” go together like “Microsoft Office” and “Windows” – some things just naturally flow. However, open source programs on a Windows operating system is not as commonly thought of, even though it is more popular…

Writers Wanted!

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Do you have a love for all things tech? Do you have a Geeky side that you want to the world to know about? Do you want to write about tech related things? We’re looking for a couple part time…

Which iPad Accessories Do You Need? (Flowchart)

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With the iPad being delivered this Saturday, April 3, many people are anxiously awaiting Apples newest and brightest.  After you receive your iPad I am certain, you’ll need at least an accessory or two.  From the iPad Keyboard Dock to…

Rad Blaster – Not Rad At All

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I love reading bad reviews, especially when the products are hyped up so much that people believe it and think it’s going to be this great product. Gizmodo mentioned the Rad Blaster and seemed to like it, but Larry over…

HTC HD2 Unboxing

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Doug Smith over at MobilityDigest got his hands on the T-Mobile HTC HD2. So here’s the video for you to check out. According to his comments, the phone is very popular and is pretty much sold out everywhere in stores…

Four Types of Hate Reviewers (And Why We Love Them)

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People tend to love their products, and they have opinions about their purchases. Here at Test Freaks we value the reader’s input, and have found that the reader’s reviews are invaluable in giving other readers a great insight on products…

OS X Virtual Showdown: Parallels 5 vs VirtualBox 3

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Virtualization is becoming a bigger factor in everyone’s computer experience, and one place it seems to be gaining popularity is a Windows client running on a Mac. This arrangement allows a Mac OS X user to have access to the…

Get Green With Your iPhone

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You know that you can place calls, check email, and play DoodleBug on your iPhone, but did you know that your iPhone can also help you be more green? We look at some of the apps you can install and…

Is Spell Check Making Us Stupid?

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This past summer, I sat in a little pizza and wing pub in a town outside Pittsburgh and had lunch. An array of televisions decorates the place, generally showing sports or action movies for people to watch in the background…

Wherefore Art Thou, Zune Phone?

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When the Windows operating system first crawled onto a Palm sized device back in April, 2000, a lot of us thought we were seeing the future of smart phones. Many developers spent the next few years building apps and preparing…

Shazam for Windows Phone Gets an Update with Cortana Support and More

Shazam for Windows Phone Gets an Update with Corta…

Kristofer Brozio
I do miss my Windows Phones, I had two of them, but I went back to Android because there’s just more…
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Dish Network Integrates Netflix Into Set-Top Boxes

Dish Network Integrates Netflix Into Set-Top Boxes

Kristofer Brozio
Now this is cool, Dish has become the first pay TV or cable company as it were to integrate Netflix…
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Atari Fit Let’s You Unlock Classic Atari Games for Exercising

Atari Fit Let’s You Unlock Classic Atari Gam…

Kristofer Brozio
So it seems Atari is coming out with their own fitness app called Atari Fit in early 2015. The cool…
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Archie Comics Relaunches with New ARCHIE #1 Next Year

Archie Comics Relaunches with New ARCHIE #1 Next Y…

Kristofer Brozio
I never got into Archie comics, I was more into sci-fi and fantasy and super heroes and such but I d…
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Sideshow Collectibles Taking Pre-Orders for Amazing Looking 1/4 Scale Boba Fett Figure

Sideshow Collectibles Taking Pre-Orders for Amazin…

Kristofer Brozio
I have to admit this collectible figure looks just amazing and if I had the extra cash I’d love to g…
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4 days agoSideshow Collectibles Taking Pre-Orders for Amazin…