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How a chain of tea shops kickstarted the computer age

“But Lyons had been a very progressive company,” he adds. “For Lyons to look at computers was not a strange thing. They were always very self-reliant and self-confident.” LEO – Lyons Electronic Office – occupied 5,000 square feet at the firm’s headquarters at Cadby Hall in Hammersmith. Its first task, and the world’s first business […]

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Transfer music from iPod to PC without losing file names

If you own and use an iPod or iPhone for storing music, you’ve probably run into the frustration of being unable to easily copy these songs to your PC. While there are manual workarounds (like Houdini 3) that can accomplish this task, they often leave the file name formatting illegible. For easy copying while ensuring […]

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iOS Devices Dominate Mobile Online Shopping

The holiday season came a little early for Apple this year, but it’s not as if the company didn’t already know what it was getting. New statistics released this week from the retail analysis firm RichRelevance indicate that iPads and iPhones are the top mobile devices that consumers use to make retail purchases. By just […]

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PS3N, MAC, PC, XBLM

Everything you loved about Frozenbyte’s beautiful 2009 puzzle-platformer Trine is present, and in most cases improved, in the new sequel out now for PC, Xbox Live Arcade, and PlayStation Network. With more involved puzzle mechanics and even lusher visuals–which is really saying something, considering that first game was quite a looker itself–Trine 2 feels like […]

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KELLNER: Zenbook and the art of notebook computer shopping

Facebook Follow @washtimes ANALYSIS/OPINION: For just $999, you can get a thinner-than-thin, lighter-than-most (only 2.42 pounds), notebook computer from ASUS that runs Microsoft Windows 7, connects to Wi-Fi and features almost all the comforts of your home or office desktop. Should you buy it? On the one hand, mounting evidence suggests an ultrathin portable computer […]

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