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A Complex Answer To A Simple Question: What Laptop To Buy?

Yesterday's Web chat had an interesting, somewhat contentious exchange between a reader and myself. It began like this: Fairfax, Va.: So I'm buying myself a new laptop this holiday season; what's my best bet for a great value? I don't play games on it; I'd want to easily be able...

By Rob Pegoraro  |  December 12, 2008; 1:23 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (20)
Categories:  Computers , The business we have chosen , Tips  
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Windows: Just Another Program To Run On A Mac

For years, the idea of running Windows on a Mac was a bit of a cruel joke. Emulation programs like SoftWindows and Virtual PC could simulate an Intel processor and all of the other hardware in a conventional PC, but that effort left precious little processing power to run Windows...

By Rob Pegoraro  |  December 11, 2008; 11:55 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (21)
Categories:  Mac , Windows  
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Google Checks Off "Add To-Do List to Gmail"

Google's free Gmail service is starting to do a lot more than just e-mail. Only weeks after adding video-chatting capability, Google has given Gmail users the option of plugging in a simple to-do list manager. To activate this component, click the Labs link in your Gmail settings, then hit the...

By Rob Pegoraro  |  December 9, 2008; 11:28 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (20)
Categories:  Productivity , The Web  
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Now Accepting CES Coverage Requests

A month from today, the Consumer Electronics Show will open in Las Vegas. But I've already received more than 100 PR pitches about this show, the largest technology convention in the United States. Almost every one of those e-mail messages has started with a request to book an appointment to...

By Rob Pegoraro  |  December 8, 2008; 1:07 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (21)
Categories:  Gadgets , The business we have chosen  
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