Tag: tablet

Why you may or may not be watching Netflix in HD

By Ted Kritsonis

Streaming Netflix in HD may seem like standard practice, but there are caveats to how it works that may not always translate into the best picture quality on your TV or mobile device.

Windows 10 launch is Microsoft’s integration gamble

By Ted Kritsonis

Windows 10 is now officially out of beta and launched to the masses, ushering in a new era for Microsoft that will see the company use the operating system as a multi-device platform that will run on computers, smartphones, tablets and the Xbox One gaming console.

6 tech gifts that make sense for Mother’s Day

By Ted Kritsonis

Buying mom a tech gift for Mother’s Day is a challenge to anyone, particularly since the product should be something she didn’t realize she needed or wanted. These five gift options may be among the best — and most useful — suggestions you can find if you’re in the hunt.

Is Microsoft’s vision starting to come into focus?

By Ted Kritsonis

Microsoft outlined its vision for some of its core products and services during a 3-hour keynote at its Build conference in San Francisco. The takeaway from the various announcements is that the company may have finally figured out what kind of role it will play in the tech industry moving forward.

HP goes for head start with new Back to School PCs

By Ted Kritsonis

Launching new back to school laptops and hybrids before the current school year is over may seem unusual, but HP has done just that with a new line of Pavilion and Envy models coming in May and June.

Microsoft unveils Windows 10, showcases deeper integration

By Ted Kritsonis

Microsoft announced its upcoming Windows 10 operating system would be more than a just new desktop software, but rather an integrated platform that will work the same way on phones and tablets. Xbox One fusion and the HoloLens augmented reality headset round out what was the most interesting event for the company in years.

10 apps worth the asking price

By Ted Kritsonis

It’s always easier to try a smartphone or tablet app that’s free to download, but for the most part, those that do cost something don’t go for more than a few dollars. They may not be free, but these paid apps are worth the price of admission.