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Latest User Comments

Most reliable laptop makers revealed

82 comments, most recent: reason said on : "

This is stupid. No facts, just public opinion. The only actual information I can find so far on reliability and failure rates by brand comes from squaretrade and the data is 4 and a half years old. There has to be better information out there.


ExoGear ExoLife battery case for Samsung Galaxy S4

7 comments, most recent: sam said on : "

my case decharges my phone... anyone know why?


How to uninstall SkyDrive from Windows 8.1: disable and remove SkyDrive from Explorer

9 comments, most recent: jmonroe0914 said on : "

Anyone running a windows OS has Group Policy Editor [gpedit] within their management console, which can be accessed via the run command or through the management console itself.


Windows 8 'Threshold' update will be Windows 9

109 comments, most recent: move on said on : "

Are you one of the minority of Windows/traditional P.C. users?


How to recover files from an SD card that has stopped working... for free

41 comments, most recent: Got photos back! said on : "

If there's physical damage to the SD card, then the software may not work. I had an SD card that stopped working on my camera, and my PC would not recognize it either. I contacted various data recovery places, and most were very expensive. I took it to a local place that tried several different kinds of recovery software on it, and that did not work. (So they didn't charge me.) They said there was probably physical damage to the SD card, and recommended I send it to Recoverfab.com. I live in the San Francisco Bay Area and Recoverfab is in Germany. I got a firm quote that was much more reasonable than other data recovery places I contacted, and I sent my SD card by registered mail, which cost $20 and took 7 weeks to get there. But it was worth it. Once it arrived, Recoverfab recovered my images and videos within a couple of days. I'm delighted with this outcome. I only wish I had come across Recoverfab earlier when I was researching data recovery options!


How to uninstall SkyDrive from Windows 8.1: disable and remove SkyDrive from Explorer

9 comments, most recent: M_1 said on : "

If you don't have gpedit.msc, open regedit and go here:


Set "DisableFileSync" to "1", exit, reboot.


What is Google Glass? Everything you need to know

10 comments, most recent: Ahmed Mohamed Elshazly said on : "

How to Buy Google Glass ?....


What is Google Glass? Everything you need to know

10 comments, most recent: shane willett said on : "

people have been living without a lot of things, but it's from want, not need. Want and need are the same in some aspects but want is turned into a need, not the other way around, i need water to live, i want water because im thirsty or i may die from dehydration. Maybe i don't want to live, so i don't need water, but i am thirsty, so I want a drink. Are they not providing the same thing, life? You don't need to live, you want to live, which is more important when your life is control by someone else, I would say want, because there needs and wants are different, however a want can become a need as a need can not become a want.


Windows 8 logo - same as Windows 1.0

7 comments, most recent: Cristi said on : "

i like it more than the multicoloured ones


Windows 7 vs Windows 8: what’s the best upgrade from XP?

81 comments, most recent: anna said on : "

Hi Josh...just to be clear...when I learned to program computers Windows had yet to be invented. Apple existed but did not yet have a GUI. I suspect you would have no idea how to program by setting the 0s and 1s, or make a punch card, or use a slide rule (yes, there was a time before pocket calculators). I had the privilege of being part of the team that invented the technology that all the web browsers use, back in the days of ARPAnet, using computers with a whopping 4 MB of RAM. Before that I got to hang out with the Steves (Jobs & Woz) and watch their creative process in a white room stocked with electronic bits. It is a very different game now. Used to be one person could keep up with everything computer. Now there is a lot going on, and it is pretty much a full time job keeping up with one end of the state of the art. Which is why we hire specialists like you. I want to spend my time using my computer, not trying to figure out how to use it or fix it.
So, which do you think is best? Windows 7 or 8? I have had this discussion with many people, and gotten various answers. One of the more intriguing responses brought up the issue of considering which can best use the most processor power (number of parallel processors, speed, and RAM). I'm leaning toward Windows 7 Professional or Ultimate, which seems to allow the same maximum processor use as Windows 8 without me having to waste valuable work time relearning how to use my computer. I can't imagine having or needing that much RAM, but then I remember when we were developing the database mining system, what we had to do to create a 4 G hard drive. We cobbled together a large box with a stack of huge disks. It was the size of a washing machine. Now you can get a 1 TB hard drive that is the size of a deck of cards. Yeah, whatever I get better be able to handle whatever I need to do...now and 10 years down the road. Bring it on!


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Latest User Reviews

Compro C200 Plus review

7 comments, most recent: Mr Techy said on 19 January 2011: "Although it was easy to set up, recording from decent quality VHS produced mediocre results. Any slight glitches in analogue tapes were much more pronounced rendering some clips unwatchable. Analogue tape owners should look elsewhere."

Apple MacBook Pro (15-inch, Mid 2010) 2.66GHz Core i7 review

5 comments, most recent: fubar1977 said on 17 January 2011: "Overall experience has been fantastic, this machine just does all I ask it to and has given me no problems at all. Buying a Macbook Pro has been a "leap of faith" that has paid off in every respect, only complaints have been minor OS peculiarities that disappear with familiarity. Totally Recommended."

Kaspersky Internet Security 2011 review

8 comments, most recent: 961 said on 16 January 2011: "I have to confess my Bank supplied this to me free of charge, which must say something. But in the two years I have been using it the performance has improved markedly and I have had no nasty intruders"

Epson Stylus SX215 review

2 comments, most recent: User019283029 said on 15 January 2011: "Not a bad printer, but the quirks of not being able to print in "black only" mode, and not being able to scan unless all inks are OK is annoying. Quality is pretty good otherwise though!"

Panda Internet Security 2011 review

9 comments, most recent: Exco said on 14 January 2011: "Well worth it for peace of mind"

Keyboard Pro review

4 comments, most recent: Helen Myron said on 13 January 2011: "Excellent course that I wouldn't hesitate to recommend to anyone wanting to learn fast keyboarding skills. If you're interested, here's the link to where I bought my Keyboard Pro subscription for only £12.95 (special offer through PC Advisor). www.keyboardpro.com/uk/pcadvisor"

PhotoBox review

1 comments, most recent: zeromarks said on 11 January 2011: "Spoiled a gift for a birthday celebration, and has made me incredibly angry. The customer service was atrocious in my opinion, I found the staff rude and unprofessional. My card still hasn’t arrived, and isn’t expected to arrive for “another 4 – 6 days”. This is in total 12 days for the printing of a simple card!"

FileMaker Bento review

0 comments, most recent: PrincessPauline said on 8 January 2011: "Don't waste your £25; Excel is still a better database!"

Avira Antivir Personal review

3 comments, most recent: Nevi said on 5 January 2011: "Very good product,especially considering its free.Used with a good set up,its great.But not alone,those days are over.:)"

HP ProBook 6550b review

6 comments, most recent: Rox404 said on 29 December 2010: "Good entry laptop"

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