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If Google Search happened in real life

imageImagine sitting down with a guy named Google, and asking him the same questions you ask in Google Search. “Cream cheese is cheese?” you might ask. Or how about the Internet’s favorite, “How is babby formed?" Well, this is exactly how it would go down. Including the NSA part too, I’m sure. 

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Microsoft said to be testing eyewear tech similar to Google Glass

imageIt looks like Microsoft is trying to get into the wearable eyewear technology trend. This further solidifies that Google Glass is future tech that everyone is interested in. It’s not yet known if Google Glass will be a success, but so far all things are pointing to a new way to use technology.

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Control-Alt-Delete was a mistake, says Bill Gates

imageOne of the most well known and used keyboard sequences known to all computer users is Control-Alt-Delete. People have used this for years to access Window machines, and now, twenty years later, Bill Gates is speaking up about it.

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Hal Lasko: The Pixel Painter

Hal Lasko is 97 years old, and is a retired typographer. He spends his days creating art masterpieces using Microsoft Paint. Anyone who has used MS Paint knows it’s not the easiest program to create truly amazing artwork. Many favor programs such as Photoshop, which makes design so much easier. But not Hal. And Hal does it with such precision and patience.

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Yikes! Microsoft practically hand delivered access to their data for the NSA

Sigh. We all knew with the original Snowden NSA PRISM leak that Microsoft was part of the group of big tech companies that provided “direct access” for the NSA to their data; but this most recent leak from Snowden to The Guardian explains how Microsoft made obtaining the data a breeze.

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New top secret NSA PRISM slides leaked, which show just how the program works

imageIn a new leak of slides provided originally by Edward Snowden, and published by The Washington Post, detail exactly how the NSA PRISM secret spying program works: from targeting “selectors,” accessing private Internet companies’ data, to processing the data.

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Fashion forward: Styku will change your shopping experience

One of the hardest things about shopping for clothes is finding the right size that fits you. So when I saw Styku demo their brand new virtual fitting room in a video from tech pundit Robert Scoble, I immediately knew this was a winner.

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Stop what your doing, and get your Outlook.com email address now

Microsoft is looking to get back into the email game big time. And now is your chance to get the desired email address you always wanted, like maybe your real name, pseudoname or brand name with the @outlook.com email address. Microsoft is taking it’s experience, both successes and failures of Hotmail and creating a Gmail competitor. After setting up my accounts, it’s impressive and I may want to end up using it as my primary email, however I would like to test it further.

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Microsoft may have just knocked the wind out of Apple

Microsoft may have just changed the tablet game with a single device that looks to compete with Apple’s iPad, and by the way things are looking so far, it has a very good chance at hitting Apple where it hurts. Microsoft just unveiled it’s latest gift to humanity, called the Surface.

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Easily set helpful reminders on your Android with on{x}

Every once in a while there will be an app or technology that I see on the Android platform that makes me wish I had an Android instead of an iPhone, and on{x} appears to be one of them. Pronounced “on-ex”, it’s a new app from Microsoft developed specifically for Android that let’s users easily set reminders. The reminders once set, happen automatically without worry from the user to have to set it up in the future, and the reminders are extremely powerful - let me explain.

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Facebook now has over 900 million active users

Facebook just passed a momentous turning point in the number of active users it has. For a while, they were in the 800-850 million user threshold, but in an amendment to their S-1 IPO filing, they say they now have 901 million active users.

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Microsoft strikes back, unveils Windows Glass Project

Microsoft wasted no time after seeing the Google Glass Project, unveiling their own version of interactive social glasses that will compete with the Google glasses. These are sure to sell boat loads, as long they can fix those blue screens of death!

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Han Solo Riding Solo in Kinect Star Wars

This may very well be the funniest thing I have seen in a while. It’s also a travesty at the same time. I’m sure most of you have seen the commercials for Kinect Star Wars, which the game looks bad ass and I really want to play it when it comes out. As part of the game, there is a mini-game within it for Dance Central with the Star Wars characters. This is where things get epic.

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Microsoft gets it’s own pimped out ride

There’s only one place that I know that really knows how to “pimp” your ride, and that’s West Coast Customs. WCC gained a higher level of fame after their TV series on MTV Pimp My Ride aired in the 2000’s featuring guest host/rapper Xzibit; where WCC was notorious for doing over the top and outlandish custom car modifications. So when Microsoft wanted to do something to show off all the possibilities of their flagship products, they chose none other than WCC.

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Internet Explorer, the browser you loved to hate

Microsoft created a new video about how fantastic the latest version of Internet Explorer is, and I have to admit, it’s very funny. They really capture the essence of the past, where if you were like me, you seriously disliked IE; although I never uninstalled it off anyone’s computer. It’s a funny idea that I might have to pull on someone that doesn’t know any better now that I have seen this.

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