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May 8, 2014 • News

Firefox OS Smartphone, ZTE Open C, Is Now Available on eBay

If you have been holding out for an inexpensive smartphone running the latest version of Firefox OS, then today is your lucky day. You’ll find the ZTE Open C on eBay, and you’ll likely be pleased to hear that the price is a jaw-droppingly reasonable $99. With its 4″ screen and dual-core Qualcomm processor, this phone …

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April 7, 2011 • Gear Bits, Reviews

GD Quickie Review: FireFox 4 for Mac – Not Quite There

I have been playing around with FireFox 4 for the Mac, since I absolutely adore the Windows version and it has replaced Chrome on my main PCs. My experience hasn’t been all that great – I tend to run loads of things all at once on my Mac and have found the performance … lacking. …

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May 10, 2010 • How to Do It Yourself!

Ditch the Everything Bar on Google’s Search Page

If you’re a heavy Google user such as myself, then you probably noticed the new mandatory “Everything” bar now located on the left side of your Google search page. Some may not care but me being a daily Netbook user, I need all the screen space I can get. A friend emailed an article from …

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April 25, 2010 • News

1Password for Windows Beta Now Available

(Image courtesy of Agile Web Solutions) With more people creating a variety of online accounts and putting more information online and with the increase in the number of hacks trying to get into accounts, having a password manager is worth looking into. One of my favorite password managers, 1Password, has been available on the Mac …

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October 6, 2009 • News

New Trojan Horse Targets Online Banking, Does More Than Steal Login Information

This is one of those bits of news that bears repeating, particularly if you use online banking.  CNET is reporting about a new type of Trojan horse, known as URLZone, that is designed not to steal your login information for online banking sites, but rather to actually steal your money while you’re on the bank’s …

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February 22, 2009 • Reviews

Review: Clarion Mind – Media, Internet, and Directions All-In-One? Not Quite.

For some time now, there has been a gap between PDA/phones and notebook computers, various form factors have been introduced to fill this void, but until the ASUS eeepc, none have been particularly successful.  Of course, with the Asus, we were given the device which we now know as the netbook, and finally that gap …

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