Assorted Articles and Other Things

A Linux Baker’s Dozen


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


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!


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)


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


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


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)


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


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


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?


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?


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…

Wiley Announces Coding For Kids for Dummies Book

Wiley Announces Coding For Kids for Dummies Book

Kristofer Brozio
Hmm, I want this  book for me, I’ll read it then I’ll give it to my kids, I think I need it&nbs…
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2 days agoWiley Announces Coding For Kids for Dummies Book
OCZ Launches Sabre 1000 Series SSDs

OCZ Launches Sabre 1000 Series SSDs

Kristofer Brozio
OCZ announced this morning the launch of the Sabre 1000 series of SSDs which are enterprise class wh…
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2 days agoOCZ Launches Sabre 1000 Series SSDs
Review of Jabra Move Bluetooth Wireless Headset

Review of Jabra Move Bluetooth Wireless Headset

Tomas Ratas
The first Bluetooth headset review I did was several years ago. It is amazing how things have change…
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2 days agoReview of Jabra Move Bluetooth Wireless Headset
Call of Duty: Heroes Out Today on iOS, Android Coming Soon

Call of Duty: Heroes Out Today on iOS, Android Com…

Kristofer Brozio
Blah, so I totally misread this PR at first and I went to download this from Google Play and then tr…
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2 days agoCall of Duty: Heroes Out Today on iOS, Android Com…
Black Friday: Deals from Acer

Black Friday: Deals from Acer

Kristofer Brozio
Acer has several things on special for Black Friday at Walmart, Best Buy, Target, Costco and even t…
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2 days agoBlack Friday: Deals from Acer