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September 19, 2013
by Gadgetress
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Yes, there was iPhone 5s coverage

Catching up from a busy week, here are a few stories I wrote about last week’s iPhone 5S announcement. Ever since smartphones popped up everywhere, I’ve struggled with typing in passwords on tiny virtual keys.  I’ve wondered, must the password … Continue reading

August 1, 2013
by Gadgetress
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Back to School already? Time to buy a PC!

I’ve actually been needing to buy a new computer for a while now.  But realizing that the new Intel chip was coming and August is just around the corner, I waited. Why August? In my years covering personal technology, back-to-school … Continue reading

June 17, 2013
by Gadgetress
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The unexpected rebirth of the desktop PC

Did you know that sales of desktop PCs are selling at around the same rate they were five years ago? Desktop sales actually surged in 2010 and 2011, according to Mercury Research. But, yes, they have been declining ever since. … Continue reading

May 13, 2013
by Gadgetress
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Stagnant Disruptors — What happened to these tech trendsetters?

As a nod to TechCrunch’s Disrupt series, I got to thinking about tech companies that changed my life but then slunk away (and, yes, I know there’s already a backlash against the word). TiVo, Vonage, Movable Type and others all … Continue reading

May 6, 2013
by Gadgetress
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Guess what? People are still buying PCs!

Everyone who reads my latest set of stories for TheStreet, will likely be someone who still uses a computer  everyday. Or at least every few days. Or maybe once a week? PCs may not (arguably) be the go-to device to check … Continue reading

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