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Reviewed: Top Tech Support Services

You don't need to have a friend in the tech business to get your computer or device working properly.


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Thu Apr 24, 2014

The Spectrum

Protect your vital personal information

At Raymond James, we take the security of your personal and financial information very seriously.


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The Hartford Courant

Microsoft beats Wall Street profit estimate

Microsoft Corp said on Thursday fiscal third-quarter profit fell slightly as sales of personal computers continued to slide, hurting its consumer business, but it still managed to beat Wall Street's pessimistic forecasts.


Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups, Computers, Ansonia, CT


Microsoft Q3 2014 by the numbers: $20.4B revenue, 68 cents EPS

Today, after the closing bell, Microsoft disclosed results for fiscal third quarter, during most of which freshly-minted CEO Satya Nadella captained the ship.


Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups, Computers

The Washington Post

This lost Andy Warhol computer art was just rediscovered on floppy disks from 1985

You've seen Andy Warhol's famous Campbell's soup cans. But you've probably never seen them like this.


Related Topix: Computers, Debbie Harry, Pop/Rock, World News

The Toronto Star

Tim Hudak set to defend Kathleen Wynne's defamation lawsuit

Tim Hudak, right, and Lisa MacLeod are being sued for remarks they made linking the premier to an OPP investigation of the premier's office in regards to the deletion of government documents in the $1.1 billion scandal over gas-fired power plants cancelled before the 2011 election.


Related Topix: Canada, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Sys-Con Media

Previously Unknown Warhol Works Discovered on Floppy Disks From 1985

Created by Warhol on prototype Amiga hardware in his unmistakable visual style, the recovered images reveal an early exploration of the visual potential of software imaging tools, and show new ways in which the pre-eminent American artist of the 20th century was years ahead of his time.


Related Topix: Computers, Carnegie Mellon University, Arts, Photography

Microsoft Remote Desktop app released for Windows Phone 8.1

The Developer's Preview version of Windows Phone 8.1 has, by all accounts, been downloaded millions of times around the world.


Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups

Wall Street Journal

Sony Strays Further from Roots into Real Estate

On Thursday, the firm said it's venturing into the real estate brokerage business in Japan, hoping to create new revenue as it continues to struggle with losses from its flagging consumer electronics businesses.


Related Topix: Computers

Wed Apr 23, 2014

Check Out an 8-Minute Multiplayer Walk Through For Watch Dogs

Check Out an 8-Minute Multiplayer Walk Through For Watch Dogs Posted by Larry Csonka on 04.23.2014 Take a look... Here is a new 8-minute, multiplayer walkthrough for Watch Dogs.


Related Topix: Ubisoft, Watch Dogs, X360, Microsoft Xbox


Apple defies PC downturn again, boosts Mac sales

Apple on Wednesday said it sold 4.1 million Macs in the March quarter, growing sales during a period when the personal computer industry overall continued to contract.


Related Topix: Computers, Cupertino, CA

WTOP-FM Washington

Tablets rise as personal computer dies

Desktop and laptop computers are standing at death's door, which is propped open by the growth of tablets and smartphones, technology analysts say.


Related Topix: Laptops/Notebooks, Computers, Microsoft Windows, Science / Technology, Microsoft, Startups, Ipad


What to Watch in The Day Ahead; Thursday, April 24

Orders for long-lasting goods manufactured in the U.S. rose at a slower pace in March, after going up 2.2 percent in February.


Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups, Computers, Cloud Computing, Science / Technology

The Motley Fool

SunPower Rises as Apple and Microsoft Prepare to Report Earnings

New home sales disappoint Perhaps helping to fuel the Dow Jones' sell-off, the Census Bureau said new home sales last month fell 14.5% to an annualized pace of 384,000, Weaker than expected new home sales suggest a weakening U.S. housing market, as fewer workers may have the money, or the incentive, to purchase new homes.


Related Topix: Microsoft, Apple, Startups, Housing, Computers


Apple kicks off public Os X beta testing

Apple today followed Microsoft in opening up pre-release, or beta, versions of its personal computer operating system to all comers.


Related Topix: Apple, Startups, Microsoft, Computers

Apple Broadens Retail Store Recycling Efforts

The store involvement was part of a larger effort to explain and publicize the company's environmental progress, including a new set of Web pages, a video titled "Better" that is narrated by Apple CEO Tim Cook, and a soon-to-be-released report on the company's environmental programs.


Related Topix: Computers, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Environmental Law, Law, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy

Tue Apr 22, 2014


Iconic Hardware: The Products that Made a Dent on the PC Industry

The personal computing industry is a commodity market. In general, the fast turnover of technology allied with the unit volumes produced lends itself to minimal risk taking.


Related Topix: CPU, Science / Technology, Computers, IBM, Apple, Startups, Intel

Digital Post Production

Intel Selects NECA-IBEW Team for Electrical Construction of New Facilities

If you own any kind of personal computer, chances are good that it contains an Intel chip or other Intel-made components.


Related Topix: Startups, Intela, Intel, International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (Electricians, Wiremen, and Linemen), Computers


TeamViewer and Total Conquest updated with new features and enhancements

If you happen to be a regular user of TeamViewer or Total Conquest on Windows Phone 8, you should pay a visit to the Windows Phone Store as the apps received some new updates.



The iPad's expected ebb, and the search for why

Apple is expected Wednesday to confirm Wall Street's fears, that iPad sales growth not only slackened in the March quarter, but reversed course with fewer of the iconic tablets sold than the year before.


Related Topix: Ipad, Science / Technology, Apple, Startups, Cupertino, CA, Computers, iPhone