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Microsoft Entertainment Unlocked Promotion

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I can better be classified as more of a PlayStation fan than an XBOX 360 fan, mainly because I don’t like to pay to play.  However, there are still some things that makes the XBOX an integral part of my entertainment center.  Firstly, its application list and UI is more attractive and user friendly than that of the PlayStation 3.  ... Read More »

Comparison: New iPad and iPad 2 pixel densities

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The New iPad The new iPad offers high improvements that individuals can take advantage of, but whether they really need such improvements is another topic altogether. The new iPad offers an important element, better pixels that keeps it at the top today, as compared to the iPad 2 or any other tablet available in the market. Read More »

Review: SilverStone GD06 Home Theater PC Case

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There is no doubt that the HTPC enthusiast has some options when looking for a chassis to fill the void in their entertainment center.  It seems like so many of the options are either too small, too big, to ugly, or too expensive.  With that in mind, SilverStone has stepped up their game.  SilverStone is no slouch when it comes ... Read More »

Reader Submission: PC Gaming on the Go with Kainy (Android)

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Are you annoyed with having your 18 hour WOW sessions interrupted because you have to go to school or to work? Worry not, the fine developer known as Jean-Sebastien Royer has your solution. That is if you’re willing to drop $5.04. This is a remote desktop app that’s made to do one thing and one thing only, play PC games. ... Read More »

DCS-1130 Missing Features After Firmware Update

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If our readers are anything like me, they like to keep their devices up to date with the latest firmware.  Typically, this is either to fix some bugs that have been found or to introduce some new features to a product.  With that said, it is also normal for a company to distribute a changelog which indicates either what changes ... Read More »

C.O.D. Protests The Protect IP Act

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Personally, I am sick and tired of the United States government meddling more and more in our lives.  The movie and music industry is using our elected officials like puppets (muppets) and we are sitting idly by and letting it happen.  Well, I signed the petition, and my voice will be heard next election.  G.R.I.P. – Get Rid of Incumbent ... Read More »

Increase RAID Rebuild / rsync Performance for QNAP NAS

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QNAP has limited the amount of resources dedicated to their NAS lineup when rebuilding a RAID array or performing rsync backups.  The decision here was to limit the amount of impact these types of processes have on your system in order to maintain an acceptable level of responsiveness.  This is very considerate of QNAP, however, I prefer a bit more ... Read More »

Simplify Your Financial Life With Mint.com & Manilla.com

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Many of us are struggling to get a grip on our financial lives.  A lot of us don’t know which accounts have what in them, what bills are due on what days, or what credit cards have the highest balances.  Getting a grip on your financial life doesn’t have to be a strain.  There are utilities out there that can ... Read More »

Steve Jobs: 1955-2011 – Died at Age 56

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Personally, I have never really been a fan of Apple products.  That doesn’t mean they don’t have their place in the world, it just means they aren’t for me.  However, when one of the most influential people in technology passes, we ALL mourn the loss.  Whether we are PC, Mac, Linux, etc, we can all recognize and appreciate what Steve ... Read More »

C.O.D. NAS Benchmarking Utility – Free!

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We, at computingondemand.com, had been looking for a way to benchmark a NAS in a repeatable form without the need to buy additional software.  For us, we had been performing a test in our NAS reviews that benchmarks the speed at which you can transfer the Avatar ISO to and from a NAS.  This was a drag and drop process ... Read More »