Windows 10 available July 29. Here’s how to reserve your free copy

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Microsoft announced today that Windows 10 will be available for desktops and laptops on July 29th. The company promised to roll out Windows 10 in mid-2015 for free and has kept its promise. But Windows 10 won't stay free forever; starting July 29th, users will have one year to download the free upgrade. After that,… Continue reading Windows 10 available July 29. Here’s how to reserve your free copy

Opinion: There are no great PC racing games

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After I built a kick-ass gaming PC last year, I vowed never to go back to a console again but one genre of games has given me second thoughts: racing simulators. While there are plenty of PC racing games, they just don't appeal to me. You have your hyper-simulators like Simraceway to your arcade racers like Need… Continue reading Opinion: There are no great PC racing games

Top 10 Mac Apps of 2010

Below is a list of the applications that got me through 2010. Some are oldies that have gotten even better and some I have discovered this year. These are the top ten Macintosh applications that I cannot live without. Be sure to tell us what applications are in your top ten! Click to continue reading.… Continue reading Top 10 Mac Apps of 2010

Alternative to GrowlMail

Every time Apple releases an OS update, GrowlMail breaks. It's been weeks since Mail 4.4 was released but GrowlMail has yet to be updated to work with the new version. I began poking around the Internets for an alternative and I found a pretty clever work around over at Macworld.com that I want to share.… Continue reading Alternative to GrowlMail

Optical Media Be Damned: Installing Second Hard Drive in MacBook Pro Optical Drive Bay

I used to press the power button on my computer and ate breakfast while I wanted for it to boot.  Since installing a solid state drive (SSD) as a boot volume, I no longer need to.  I was skeptical at first how much a SSD could improve performance but after installing one into my MacBook… Continue reading Optical Media Be Damned: Installing Second Hard Drive in MacBook Pro Optical Drive Bay