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There is Only One Internet

Posted on April 25, 2014 in Staff Editorials

The press coverage for Heartbleed has come and gone, and it seems like the public has missed the message. Brett takes a step back to glance at the bigger picture of a world that authenticates based on what we know, and what that means when everyone else knows it, too.

QNAP TS-269L NAS

QNAP TS-269L Dual-bay NAS Review

Posted on April 24, 2014 in Network-Attached Storage

In the world of NAS appliances, competition is fierce, and the choice is amazing – so amazing, in fact, that choosing the right one requires some real effort. QNAP’s TS-269L, which found its way to our test bench, is designed for those who like everything from a home or SOHO NAS. Let’s find out if it delivers.

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Microsoft’s Office in the Cloud: Office 365 Review

Posted on April 22, 2014 in Software

The consumer version of Microsoft’s Office 365 service has been available for a little over a year now, and I’ve been taking good advantage of it for about just as long. At this point, I’ve spent a lot of time being immersed in the entire Office 365 experience, so read on as I relay all of my discoveries to you.

KDE Folder - Windows

Using Samba to Share Your Linux Folders with Another PC or Virtual Machine

Posted on April 15, 2014 in Linux, Software

Creating a network share on Linux is quite a bit different than on Windows, but that doesn’t mean that it requires a degree from Tux U. In this article, we take a look at installing and configuring Samba, creating some shares, and then accessing those shares across a variety of platforms.

Logitech Bluetooth Audio Adapter

Making Your Speakers Mobile: Logitech Bluetooth Audio Adapter Review

Posted on April 12, 2014 in Audio

Have a pair of speakers kicking around, not being used? Want to kick back and stream audio from your phone, rather than sit in front of the PC? Both of these scenarios can be aided with Logitech’s new Bluetooth audio adapter. Connect it to a set of speakers, pair up, and listen. As we find out, it truly is that simple.

Tech News

There is Only One Internet

by Techgage Staff on April 25, 2014 2:00 AM EST
Heartbleed

The press coverage for Heartbleed has come and gone, and it seems like the public has missed the message. Brett takes a step back to glance at the bigger picture of a world that authenticates based on what we know, and what that means when everyone else knows it, too. So, are you sick of […]

Vic Gundotra, Head of Google+, Leaves Google After 8 Years

by Rob Williams on April 24, 2014 3:30 PM EST
Vic Gundotra

Vic Gundotra, head of Google’s social network Google+, has just announced his departure from the company. This move follows a rumor that started through the iOS app “Secret”, which stated simply, “Vic Gundotra is interviewing”. At this point, speculation could run rampant about why he’s chosen to leave Google, especially since Google+ doesn’t have the […]

Steam Desktop Client Update Released – Includes Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Support

by Tom Roeder on April 24, 2014 8:08 AM EST
Valve Logo

Valve just released an update for its Steam desktop client.  This update addresses bugs and stability improvements across all platforms, and includes support for Ubuntu 14.04 LTS.  Gamers in Linux now can select a voice input device when using “Big Picture” mode. Some of the cross platform changes include support for regional EULAs (thank God […]

QNAP TS-269L Dual-bay NAS Review

by Techgage Staff on April 24, 2014 2:00 AM EST
QNAP TS-269L NAS

In the world of NAS appliances, competition is fierce, and the choice is amazing – so amazing, in fact, that choosing the right one requires some real effort. QNAP’s TS-269L, which found its way to our test bench, is designed for those who like everything from a home or SOHO NAS. Let’s find out if […]

BOXX Pokes Fun at the Simplicity of Apple’s Latest Mac Pro

by Rob Williams on April 23, 2014 2:48 PM EST
Apple Mac Pro 2013

For a number of reasons, Apple’s latest Mac Pro is a neat machine. It might look like a trash can, but the fact that it can pack as much power as it does into its small frame is, without question, mind-blowing. Still, as far as “true” workstations go, the Mac Pro might not be up […]

UNESCO Study Finds Mobile Devices Vastly Unlock Literacy Potential in Developing Countries

by Rob Williams on April 23, 2014 12:00 PM EST
UNESCO Flag

Sometimes, while I’m mindlessly browsing the Web, it hits me: I’m bored. As far as first-world problems go, that has to be right up there as the dumbest. In developing countries, getting access to the latest meme or sports highlight isn’t the concern; getting books to read is. In a large number of these countries, […]

Windows 8.2 Rumors Heat Up: Could be Available This Fall & Give Us a Start Menu

by Rob Williams on April 23, 2014 11:00 AM EST
Windows 8 Update 2 - Start Menu

If the latest rumors hold true, Windows 8.2 is going to be released this fall, and it’s going to be awesome. The biggest reason it’s going to be awesome is thanks to the return of the Start menu, albeit one that features a different design than what Windows 7 had. Normally, a rumor like this […]

NZXT Intros Phantom 240 Mid-tower Chassis

by J.D. Kane on April 23, 2014 9:30 AM EST
NZXT Phantom 240 Mid-tower Chassis - Angle

There’s no doubt that NZXT has its own distinctive style when it comes to its PC chassis designs. Featuring angular surface treatments and builder-friendly details such as cable management routing holes, they are as eye-catching as they are delightful to build a PC in. The company has announced the latest addition to its top-flight Phantom […]

Nest Learning Thermostat Added to Google Play Device Shop

by Rob Williams on April 23, 2014 8:00 AM EST
Nest Thermostat

It didn’t take long for the first results of Google’s Nest acquisition to be seen: The Nest Learning Thermostat has just appeared on the Google Play store. This is most notable not only because Google acquired Nest just a couple of months ago, but also because it’s the first featured product to not be a […]

Codemasters Announces GRID Autosport, Due Out This June

by Rob Williams on April 22, 2014 11:43 AM EST
GRID Autosport Box Art

Codemasters has just revealed the next instalment to its GRID series, and if you loved the previous games, chances are good GRID Autosport is going to be right up your alley. In fact, the press blurb for Autosport could almost directly apply to GRID 2: Immerse yourself in the thrilling and intense world of a […]