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My son is nine years old and in fourth grade. Imagine that he comes home from school and announces that he is super smart. “I no longer plan to take tests”, he smiles. Then, he begins to terrorize the other students preventing them from studying and taking tests. As a parent, what do you do? …

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PC Matic as a Gift

Some thing happened during the computer revolution. I became the tech support for my friends, family and neighbors.

The Computer Revolution is Not Over

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The concept of making computer power affordable and easy to use has changed the human race as we know it. To be able to compute, create and learn where ever and when ever, creates a certain freedom that we humans have never experienced. The computer together with the internet has forced us to reconsider many of the important paradigms in our society such as the role that media plays in our lives, the role of television, as well as constructs such as the copy machine, the audio CD and so on. But if you look at the behaviors of Dell, Microsoft and HP, one would think that the revolution is over. No way. It has only just begun.

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Do Smart Phones Improve our Lives?

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Last week, I purchased my first smart phone. It is a Samsung Galaxy 4, and it costs $200 and I had to sign up for a 2 year AT&T plan at roughly $100 / month. I know that I am late to the party and an expensive party at that, but I am hardly excited. If you want to find me at the smart phone party, you can probably find me off in the corner somewhere. There is something that bothers me about the entire post-PC, smart phone revolution, so here is one PC guy’s thoughts on why smart phones aren’t all they are cracked up to be.

Microsoft – The Greatest Software Company on Earth

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Microsoft announced this week that it would purchase Nokia as part of its new thrust into devices. Rather than trying to pivot into an area which it has little experience nor expertise, it should get back to its core competency of writing great software.,

Which is the Junkiest Version of Windows?

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Because of PC Matic’s unique cloud approach to PC maintenance and security, we are able to quantify which version of Windows is indeed the junkiest. By that, we mean which one accumulates the most junk.