iPhone and Windows Phone

There are plenty of smartphones out there. The one you pick is all a matter if opinion. It depends on how much time you want to spend on your smartphone during the day. Each phone has many perks and disadvantages. Two main competitors,  Apple and Microsoft, have clearly taken over a large portion of the phone market. But the question is, which smartphone is right for you? Personally, I like the the windows phone. I am writing this from my Samsung Focus as we speak. But that’s just me. First, lets go over some specs:

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Website News

A lot of changes to TechPopper.com have taken place the last month. Here’s a list of fixes and updates that have happened.

 

Fixed and moved three images that were not rendering correctly in the bottom righthand corner

Added a “Future Technology” and “Other” category.

Fixed linking with the “Security” category, now correctly says security in links instead of viruses.

Moved the blog from blog.techpopper.com to techpopper.com.

Setup 301 redirects from old posts to the new blog.

Set up a “Write For Us” page, if you want to write an article to appear on our blog.

Further anti-spam improvements.

Made articles easier to share via social media.

Changed iOS Devices category to include other mobile devices

Changed Programs category to programs and programming.

 

 

 

On top of this, if there is some important news I feel people need to know about it, I will post it. However, that won’t affect other articles I had planned for writing that day.  Thanks everyone!

Top Ten Reasons People Hate Macs, And My Response To Them

Before I begin, I’d like to point out that I use both a MacBook Pro and a Windows desktop on a daily basis. I think it’s important that you understand that so you can accept my commentary seeing my point of view on this topic.

 

Seeing someone hating on a Mac computer is not uncommon these days. PC users come up with many different reasons why they would never want to own a Mac, although most of them have never even used one before. Why do people hate macs? I asked a lot of Mac haters why they dislike them, and here are the responses I got.

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Three Reasons To Get A Laser Keyboard, And Three Reasons Not To

Picture used with permission off of Wikipedia

We all know technology is advancing every day. Every day, new inventions are created, new things that wouldn’t of even been imagined in years past. Our current technology is always improving, getting faster, higher quality, and cheaper.

Although not necessarily new, laser keyboards are becoming more and more common in people’s households. It wouldn’t be a shock if before too long, computers start being shipped with laser keyboards rather than the standard keyboards we all have been using for many years.

Let’s look at the pros and cons of using a laser keyboard.

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Why You Shouldn’t Update To iOS 5.0.1

Apple is well known for updating their software whenever there are issues with it. The iPhone 4S is well known for having major battery issues, and Apple has claimed that it was a software issue rather then a hardware issue. You’d think that it’d make sense to update to Apple’s first new software version after iOS 5’s release, but in all honesty, you should not. Here is why. Continue reading Why You Shouldn’t Update To iOS 5.0.1

iPhone 4S Review

I’m a strong believer that one has to spend a significant amount of time with a product in order to give quality thoughts on it. So that’s what I did before I decided to publish an iPhone 4S review. The iPhone 4S isn’t what was expected, and I wasn’t expecting it either. But now the iPhone 4S is out, and many people love it. It’s honestly the best phone out right now. The question is, is it the right phone for you? Here’s my iPhone 4S Review.

 

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iPhone 4S FAQ

The iPhone 4 is the best selling mobile phone to date. Apple’s new iPhone 4S will be here soon, and it is predicted to be the biggest mobile phone launch to date, greatly outnumbering sales of the iPhone 4. Because of this, lots of questions have been asked. A lot of questions have been asked about the phone, and we have the answers to a lot of them. Read this FAQ list, and you just might learn something.

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Understanding Mac OS RAM Usage, How Mac Computers Use Their RAM

Understanding how Mac OS X uses its RAM is a very good thing to know if you’re an avid Mac user. It can be helpful if your computer is responding very slowly, your computer feels hot, or, if you already know a bit about RAM, you can learn how to free it up. Have you been told, or have been considering buying additional RAM for your Mac computer?  It is expensive, and it may not even be necessary. Read on to increase your understanding on Mac OS RAM usage.

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Facebook’s Timeline Feature Will Be One Of Its Biggest Updates To Date

Within the past few weeks, we have seen a lot of minor updates on Facebook. 81% of people claimed to have disliked the update, so the thought of a new larger update sounds like anything but a good thing. The upcoming Timeline feature will affect all of Facebook’s 750 million users. Whether you think it is a good idea or not, you will have one for yourself. Read on to find out what the Facebook Timeline is, and what it will be used for.

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