How to Upgrade to a Larger SSD

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It never takes long for hundreds of gigabytes of empty space to turn into a straightjacket, but moving your OS installation and files can be a pain. We’re here to help.

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The best Alexa commands to try with your new Echo

No matter how many Amazon Echo commercials you see, it takes a little time to adjust to Alexa. Putting a virtual assistant in your home signals a change in lifestyle, sort of like adopting a puppy. There will be a lot of trial-and-error, but once you find your rhythm, you’ll forget what life was like without her.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/12/30/best-alexa-commands-to-try-with-your-new-echo.html

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3 ways to score big holiday discounts online

Surveys suggest that more than half of holiday shopping takes place online, and that figure grows every year. But as blissful as online shopping is, the internet is a sterile environment. Unlike your local shopping mall, you can’t land an online discount by asking for a deal or “knowing a guy.”

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/11/26/3-ways-to-score-big-holiday-discounts-online.html

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Threadripper Review: AMD’s 16-core 1950X Rips Through Intel’s Core i9

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AMD’s Threadripper 1950X takes on Intel’s Core i9-7900X in a four-digit grudge match at the top of the market. After a decade away, AMD has a lot to prove when it comes to this space.

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My Friend Cayla: Doll banned in Germany not 'espionage device,' company says

The German distributor of talking doll My Friend Cayla insists it is safe to use but takes hacking claims “very seriously”.

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Apple didn't just fix its dongle hell problem with a miraculous new connector

It takes a lot of courage to make changes that customers may like, and Apple is one prime example of that.

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The Customer Experience Tipping Point


Sometimes, it takes something drastic to change a business’ behavior. Standard procedures can remain in place long after they’ve become detrimental to the business, but sometimes it takes a tipping point to drive home the fact that failing to change is the surest way to fail. For example, the Ford Pinto’s easily ruptured fuel tank could have been remedied with design changes that ranged in price from $11 to about $5 down to just $1. Cheap, right?

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Harvard Business Professor: Apple's iPhone isn't as important as it used to be

A recently published article from the Harvard Business Review takes the position that Apple’s influence in and impact on the smartphone industry is waning. Whereas Apple once set the tone for the smartphone industry at large, Professor Juan Pablo Vazquez Sampere now argues that Apple “has begun to compete on the same terms as Samsung and the other smartphone providers.”

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/02/03/harvard-business-professor-apples-iphone-isnt-as-important-as-it-used-to-be.html

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Why Amazon Will Stop Selling Apple TV and Google Chromecast

Amazon likes to say the customer comes first, but every now and then the business takes top billing—especially when the customer wants to buy an Apple TV or Google Chromecast streaming media play…

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Apple releases iTunes 12.1.2, enabling syncing between iOS and new OS X Photos app

Apple on Thursday issued a new update for iTunes that takes advantage of the new OS X Photos application, adding support for syncing photos to an iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.



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