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2012 - The year in quotes

Some of the most interesting, and amusing, tech-related quotes this year were uttered in courtrooms

Twitter unveils the Top Trends and Tweets of 2012

Twitter's 2012 recap uses "both data and editorial signals" to showcase some of the year's most memorable moments and people, according to Twitter Editorial Director Karen Wickre

Upgrading RAM on the new iMac is practically impossible

iFixit gives new 21.5-inch iMac low repair score of 3 out of 10

Five ways the Surface RT beats the iPad

Apple tablet has become virtually indispensable for many users, but Microsoft tablet the Surface RT makes a better mobile device in many ways

Microsoft Windows 8: an operating system for the enterprise?

Windows 8 is not just for consumers, claims Microsoft

Which smartphone is the most secure?

There are unique differences and threats specific to each smartphone - so which is the best?

Windows 8 tablets comparison

A look at some of the first tablets running Windows 8

iPad Mini vs Nexus 7 - A head-to-head tablet comparison

Has Apple really created a new state-of-the-art in small tablets?

10 reasons why the desktop PC will live forever

Desktops are definitely not dead, and tablets and laptops aren't necessarily the future.

Will your next iPhone be built by robots?

Humans are still better suited for working with small parts to build gadgets, according to robotics experts

Why you probably shouldn't buy a Windows 8 ultrabook

Ultrabooks are generally overpriced, and tablet hybrids offer a better platform for taking advantage of the unique features of Windows 8

Patent lawsuits and stifling innovation

Technology and IT industry more than just who has the best round-cornered electronic rectangle

What's it like to land NASA's Space Shuttle? We test the simulator

We take a ride in a Space Shuttle simulator with Astronaut Karol 'Bo' Bobko

IBM: In the next 5 years computers will learn, mimic the human senses

By 2018, machines that will experience the world as humans do through hearing, sight, smell, touch and taste

You can lock your flash drives for free in Windows 8 with BitLocker

How Windows 8 Professional and Enterprise users should encrypt their external drives—for free.

Five ways the iPad beats the Surface RT

The Surface RT is a well-engineered tablet with a solid OS, but there are still a number of reasons to choose the Apple iPad

Galaxy Note II tips and tricks - 10 great features of Samsung device

Must-know tips and tricks for Samsung's Android 4.1 Jelly Bean 'phablet'

Google Nexus 4 vs. Apple iPhone 5: A head-to-head comparison

How does Google's latest smartphone compare to the Apple's newest flagship? Find out here

Want a security pro? Get politically incorrect and understand geek culture

Computer geeks are discriminated against under hiring rules and legal niceties that often categorise them as undesirables

Windows RT tablets comparison

A closer look of some of the first tablets running Windows RT

Microsoft Surface RT vs Apple iPad - Tablet showdown

How does the Microsoft Surface tablet running Windows RT compare with the Apple iPad on specs and price?

Real programmers an endangered species

The ship early, patch often philosophy has put real programming and programmers on the endangered list

28 pieces of sensible computing advice everyone should read

Here are the best pieces of computing advice we've ever heard. Useful information never goes out of style.

Is your smartphone spying on you?

The TV show 'Person of Interest' says everyone with a mobile phone is a target for snoops. Is that true?

iOS 6 Maps is great, and it's not

Some iOS 6 early adopters find themselves deeply disappointed by Apple’s take on the newly Google-free Maps app


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