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Facebook’s Newest Data Center Will Rely Solely on Renewable Energy

Posted on July 08, 2015 by GranTorinoGuy.

Fort Worth, TX has been selected to be the location for Facebook’s new $500 million 110-acre data center. When it is expected to go online late next year, the data center will rely solely on renewable energy to keep the massive facility running. The new location will be among the social networking giant’s several facilities, [...] Continue Reading

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Lenovo Gets Serious About $130 PC on a stick

Posted on June 29, 2015 by GranTorinoGuy.

The PC market hasn’t deviated much from its original home-market conception. Since that time, we have seen the advancements in software and faster hardware with some high definition output interface devices add to the formula. Lenovo, one of the world’s leading PC makers, is attempting to shape up the PC market in a new, small [...] Continue Reading

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Microsoft Lumia 640 Smartphone Falls Short Even As Best Windows Phone

Posted on June 24, 2015 by GranTorinoGuy.

The battle of smartphone supremacy is an ongoing battle that we probably won’t see an end to. Just like healthy business practices, competition is good. When it comes to the best Windows smartphone, the best falls a bit short of the competition. The question is, can you blame the hardware or software? The Apple iPhone [...] Continue Reading

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Emoji Passcode App Bids to Replace Traditional Pin Numbers and Passwords

Posted on June 19, 2015 by GranTorinoGuy.

Let’s face it, remembering pin numbers and passwords are a real pain. In today’s social network-driven world where our lives thrive virtually on the internet, we must remember multiple passwords regardless of certain types of software attempting to manage a vast utopia of passcodes. As an answer to the daunting task of remembering passwords, a [...] Continue Reading

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Throttle That Unlimited Data – Do We Have a Problem?

Posted on June 18, 2015 by GranTorinoGuy.

ATT is to get struck with a $100 million fine from the FCC (Federal Communications Commission) due to throttling data on their unlimited plans and not proper conveying the information to their customers. What many are reporting as a deception on ATT’s part is more of a serious issue that many companies are doing. The [...] Continue Reading

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Top Microsoft E3 Reveals Paves Way to Additional Xbox One Sales Through Backwards Compatibility

Posted on June 16, 2015 by GranTorinoGuy.

Gaming systems have always had backlash with their lack of backwards compatibility, something that PCs have long avoided provided you had the proper operating system running and enough horsepower under the case to run modern games. Microsoft has been the brunt of attacks when it comes to their Xbox One and its initial lack of [...] Continue Reading

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