Category: Startups

Which Gadget Specs Really Matter?

Everyone’s needs and budget are different. And new gadgets always come along and render yesterday’s hottest tech obsolete—and much more affordable. In every category, however, you’ll find over-marketed specs that really shouldn’t mean much to most people. And a few specs don’t get nearly enough attention. Laptops, Desktops, and Storage Before you plop down your Read More

The Sins Of Ubuntu

Canonical Ltd., the company behind Ubuntu Linux, estimates that the product has over 12 million users worldwide. And why not? Ubuntu is free and it runs more than ten thousand applications. It has a vibrant user community, websites covering everything you might ever need to know, good tutorials, a paid support option, and more. Yet Read More

How to Sync Android with Windows Seamlessly

The iPhone is often praised for having the most seamless desktop-to-phone experience around, but with a bit of extra setup, you can get your Android phone syncing with your favorite Windows programs just as well. Here’s how to do it. If you prefer using desktop programs to webapps, you may find the Google-centric nature of Read More

Strolling through Nigeria’s Computer Village”

LAGOS, NIGERIA– I’m in Lagos to speak at an event and decided to come a week early to check out the country’s tech and entrepreneurship scene. Apparently Arrington thought I was kidding when I told him this. But he should know by now, I don’t need a lot of arm twisting to visit a country Read More

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