Samsung RF711 Gaming Laptop Review

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You might remember last month I reviewed the very sexy little Samsung Series 9 Ultraportable, their “Macbook Air killer” and absolutely loved it.  The latest box to arrive at my door from the company contained something very far…

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“Troubleshooting Windows 7 Inside Out” Coming Oct ‘10 from Microsoft Press by gHacks Editor

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You know what it’s like when you’re sitting on really great news for several months but you can’t tell anyone?   This is even worse writing for gHacks every day knowing I’m sitting on a great nugget  :} Well after a long…

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Ghacks Editor Mike Halsey Now MVP

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I’m happy to announce that Ghacks editor Mike Halsey is now a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP). The award is given out by Microsoft to “exceptional technical community leaders” since the early 90s to around 4000 users out…

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Download gHacks Editor’s FREE Facebook Privacy Guide eBook

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Over the weekend Martin here reported that Facebook had released their own Guide to Facebook Security “aimed at young adults, parents and educators to educate them about security concepts on the social networking site.” It’s a 14 page,…

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Microsoft Press release FREE Step by Step videos by gHacks Editor

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A few months ago now I was commissioned by my publisher to make a series of video tutorial versions of some of their Step-by-Step books.  I made four, Windows 7, Word 2010, PowerPoint 2010 and HTML5.  Now they’ve…

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gHacks Editor’s Videos go Live on Support.Microsoft.com

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I’m really delighted to be able to announce that this morning five of my Windows 7 troubleshooting tutorial videos went live on the official Microsoft support website at support.microsoft.com. The videos, which are about three minutes each cover…

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Firefox for Windows 8 Metro, Firefox OS News Roundup July 19

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Just  a quick heads up for everyone who is interested in the Firefox web browser in one way or the other. Mozilla developer Brian Bondy just posted a status update for the Firefox Metro version of the browser…

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