Jai Molloy

Jai Molloy

Seagate to abandon 7200 RPM laptop drive market

Seagate to abandon 7200 RPM laptop drive market

News came out on Friday that Seagate Technology (NASDAQ:STX) was leaving the niche market to the other major players. The 7200 RPM 2.5″ drives have been used in various high performance laptops over the years (and Seagate being our preferred brand), even high-end media center PCs that needed performance drives but small sizes were relying on them,…

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Samsung announces another Galaxy family member

Samsung announces another Galaxy family member

On a lazy Saturday, Samsung announced the newest member of the Galaxy family. She comes in at 11.9 ounces, a middle weight or all intents and purposes. The Galaxy Note 8 sits between the Galaxy Note 10.1 & Galaxy Note II. The Galaxy Note 8 will still have HSPA+/LTE/WiFi and voice capabilities, although I wonder…

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Facebook Pages Insights bug

Facebook Pages Insights bug

Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) today has a notice up on all pages about a reworked insights function. There apparently was some sort of bug in the way they were counting page views and the like. I find it interesting that Facebook would have an issue with counting page views, such a basic metric; one that they…

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HTC One finally announced

HTC One finally announced

HTC had a busy day today, they held 2 press events. one in London and the other in New York City. No pressure. So the HTC One (AKA M7) has now been officially announced with availability in March. The specs will have you confused for a moment, 4MP camera? Yes, actually that is not a…

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Can CyanogenMod fill the gap? [updated]

Can CyanogenMod fill the gap? [updated]

The gap we are speaking of is the the one between when your carrier or the manufacturer of you cell phone stops issuing Android updates to the day when you buy your next phone.You have two options, either your next phone will be a Google Nexus device, or you resort to CyanogenMod for your mobile…

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HTC One, formerly the phone known as M7

HTC One, formerly the phone known as M7

The HTC One has a public persona kind like celebrity sex tapes, there are supposed leaked copies every where, the latest is supposedly of the front of the device. Not too bad looking, but what we all want to know, how will the batter hold up? Your guess is as good as mine, we will…

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Google Nexus 4 may have sold 1,000,000 units

Google Nexus 4 may have sold 1,000,000 units

The title has me impressed, and that is for a product you can’t get your hands on. I have wanted one since they announced the price, 300/350 USD for virtually a top-of-the-line super phone, amazing. Oh and it is factory unlocked! WOW! According to forum goers @ XDA Developers, there is a way to determine…

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Vonage aims to take on Microsoft’s Skype with new app

Vonage aims to take on Microsoft’s Skype with new app

I was looking into Vonage (NYSE:VG) again to get a new line and add their service to my ancient Samsung Galaxy S, when I found that they no longer charge to have your Vonage number on your cell. And just to make thing even more interesting, they also have a free app, much like Skype, but…

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Dell announces it will be acquired

Dell announces it will be acquired

Yesterday (Jan. 5th, 2013) Dell Inc. (NASDAQ:DELL)  announced that is has entered into an agreement to be acquired and taken private by founder Michael Dell and Silver Lake, a technology investment firm. The value of the deal is about USD 24.4 billion. The terms of the agreement will net Dell share holders 13.65 USD per…

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The quest for the ‘IT’ laptop

The quest for the ‘IT’ laptop

Here is the dilemma for most IT workers, we never get the computer we want unless we use our own money. Now we can get close mind you, but never that huge honking gaming system with 6 cores and 2 graphics cards… woe unto us. Well it is that time again for me, my current machine is…

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