Test driving Samsung’s new 28-inch 4K UHD monitor

Neville Hobson   July 17th, 2014

An important item on my tech shopping list is an ultra high definition (UHD) monitor to go with the new desktop PC I’m planning to buy for the home office. So when Samsung UK’s PR agency asked me if I’d like to test drive Samsung’s new 28-inch LED UHD monitor just launched in the UK, why would I say no?

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Use These Metrics To Find a Reliable Hosting Provider

Chris Crum   June 26th, 2014

If you’re planning to host a website you need to first register a web domain for your site. But how will you find a reliable web hosting provider (a company that will store your files on its servers) to deploy all your work online?

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Majority Of New Smartphones Now Use Android

Sean Patterson   November 13th, 2013

Though Apple’s iPhone continues to be the most sought-after mobile device in developed markets, Google’s Android platform now firmly dominates smartphone market share. Market research firm IDC today revealed its estimates that 81% of smartphones shipped during the third quarter of 2013 were running Android.

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Fast way to get to application list in Windows 8?

Dave Taylor   September 12th, 2013

Okay, I accept that without a third party add-on I’m never going to see my beloved Start Menu again. I can adjust. But is there at least a simple way to get to my full app or application list from the Start Screen in Win8?

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Beware of Domain Name Parking Scams and Schemes

Bill Hartzer   August 22nd, 2013

If you own a domain name, and you don’t currently have a live website on that domain, then one option is to park that domain name and potentially earn revenue from it. Keep in mind, though, that if you park a domain name, and plan on eventually using it as a live website with real content on it, you may want to think twice before you park the domain.

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You Can Now Register .CO Domains With WordPress.com

Chris Crum   August 1st, 2013

Automattic announced that it has added .CO as a new top-level domain option for WordPress.com users. This joins other options like .ME, .COM, .NET, and .ORG. It will cost you $25 a year for a .CO domain.

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New ICANN Regulations Require Domains to be Verified by Email or Phone

Bill Hartzer   July 12th, 2013

If you buy a domain name in the future, you will be required to verify ownership through receipt of a PIN number or unique code by email or by phone–or the newly registered domain name will be suspended by the registrar. Newly ICANN regulations, approved by the ICANN board on June 27, 2013, include these new requirements: and registrars must comply or face suspension themselves.

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Review: D-Link AC1750 Gigabit Cloud Router

Dave Taylor   June 20th, 2013

A lot of electronics make their way through the AskDaveTaylor offices and probably 2/3 of them include some sort of Internet connectivity through one or another flavor of 802.11 wireless connectivity, better known as “wifi”. From TVs to TV interfaces, toys to computers, tablets to wireless speakers, if I could see all the data flying back and forth, it’d be a thick web of information and would make it darn hard to move around.

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iOS 7 Redesign To Be Shown At WWDC?

Zach Walton   May 30th, 2013

What’s black, white and flat all over? iOS 7 if some reports are to be believed.

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Share Files Quickly With Google Drive

Chris Crum   May 9th, 2013

Google quietly announced a new file-sharing feature for Google Drive. When you’re using Google Drive on a Mac or PC, you can now share with a right click from the Google Drive folder.

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