Category Archive: Hardware

Sep 28 2016

Hewlett Packard Imposes Ink Cartridge DRM Requirements On Customers

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A couple of years ago, I made the conscious decision to switch from using an inkjet printer to using a color laser printer simply because the ink cartridges didn’t last very long and they were very costly. When you’re using an inkjet printer you don’t know exactly how many pages you going to be able …

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Mar 04 2016

So now Google wants Chromecast built into TVs, like Roku

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At the beginning of 2014, Roku was able to work out some deals with Hisense and TCL TV manufacturers to incorporate the Roku abilities; TVs from 32 inches to 55 inches. At the time, I thought it was a bad move considering all the number of streaming media devices that people can use nowadays. Albeit, …

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Feb 18 2016

Encryption: Apple Is Standing On Principle – And They Are Right.

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Since the time of Edward Snowden revealing that the governments of the world are spying on their citizens with their electronic devices and their mobile devices, encryption has become much more important. People don’t appreciate the idea that their information could be eavesdropped upon at any given time. Since the expose of global spying on …

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Feb 11 2016

There’s Definitely A Problem With Lip-syncing and Smart TVs

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I recently purchased a new TV. It wasn’t because my old TV was bad, it was about five years old, but surprisingly, my wife was actually wanting a bigger TV. I like to preach that I don’t want a smart TV, I want a “dumb TV”. I just want a TV that can display a …

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Feb 04 2016

Review: iRulu 10.1 inch WalknBook PC tablet [w1007]

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PC tablets that are able to run Windows 10 are starting to become more popular. Recently, I got the opportunity to take a closer look at iRulu’s new WalknBook. It has a 10.1 inch screen [IPS], runs Windows 10 home edition and it comes with a detachable keyboard. The specifications for the tablet are not …

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