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pros and cons

Intel’s new 520 Series SSD benchmarked: Easy on the battery, great data protection and compression features

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Intel today announced the new 520 Series solid-state storage code-named Cherryville and a number of tech sites and blogs already have their reviews up. The Verge has a nice review round-up and MacWorld’s own review provides an extensive overview of the pros and cons of the device. Fabbed on Intel’s 25nm Multi-Level...
Intel’s new 520 Series SSD benchmarked: Easy on the battery, great data protection and compression features
Ex-Google employee calls Google+ a ‘stupid Facebook clone’

Google Drive v rest: cloud storage compared

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Which is cheapest? Which offers the best cross-platform support? The results may surprise youThis week both Microsoft and Google got their acts together and released Dropbox-like applications for their online storage services, SkyDrive and Google Drive respectively.Why has Dropbox been winning in this space? Fantastic convenience. Just save a file...
Google Drive v rest: cloud storage compared

Wallaby Combines All Your Credit Cards Into One, Makes Sure You Earn The Most Rewards

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Wallaby, which is launching its beta today, reminds me a bit of banking startup Simple. Just like Simple automatically manages your finances for you and automatically shuffles your money between the most lucrative debit and savings accounts, Wallaby combines all of your existing credit cards onto one card and then...
Wallaby Combines All Your Credit Cards Into One, Makes Sure You Earn The Most Rewards

The Pros and Cons of IT Outsourcing: Globally, Nationally and Locally

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Outsourcing is pretty much de rigueur for modern startups looking to conserve capital. But making outsourcing work for your startup isn’t always easy. One of the first steps is figuring out where to outsource. There are a lot of choices. The first major decision is geographical. Should you outsource locally,...
The Pros and Cons of IT Outsourcing: Globally, Nationally and Locally

Setting The Record Straight

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The new media world has its pros and cons. The pros are that I've got a blog to set the record straight and that everybody is recording everything. The negatives are that bloggers don't feel compelled to write accurate headlines and twitter can amplify the inaccuracies when those headlines get...
Setting The Record Straight
VMware aims for Hadoop on VMs with ‘Serengeti’ project

HTC One X vs. One S: which phone is The One for you?

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HTC One X review HTC One S review HTC Sense 4 reviewJet Li starred in a 2001 movie called "The One." In it, his character traveled to parallel universes and grew stronger as he killed alternate versions of himself. This continued on until there was only one other copy...
HTC One X vs. One S: which phone is The One for you?

Facebook Set to Offer Faster iPhone App This Summer

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Facebook engineers speaking off the record gave the strongest signal yet that the company is addressing investor concerns about its mobile strategy and user complaints about its mobile offering. Facebook hasn't confirmed the story, but The New York Times reported on Wednesday that Facebook engineers are working on a revision of the company's...
Facebook Set to Offer Faster iPhone App This Summer

Northside Festival “Gets” New York Tech

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Northside Media Group has made a very specific bet: that Brooklyn is the national adjective for “what’s next.” The company behind hipster necessities like The L Magazine, Brooklyn Magazine and Summerscreen also runs an annual festival. Previously focused on music, film and art, this year’s Northside Festival–coming up on June...
Northside Festival “Gets” New York Tech

IE10 in Windows 8: Metro style vs desktop style

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Windows 8 packages Internet Explorer 10 in two different flavors--Metro and desktop, each with their own pros and cons. Which one is better, and how can you manage both? [Read more]...
IE10 in Windows 8: Metro style vs desktop style

Transparency for copyright removals in search

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We believe that openness is crucial for the future of the Internet. When something gets in the way of the free flow of information, we believe there should be transparency around what that block might be. So two years ago we launched the Transparency Report, showing when and what information...
Transparency for copyright removals in search

Google Drive: The Pros and Cons

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Google's online storage service has some inspiring features, but it also has some drawbacks. Let's take a look at them....
Google Drive: The Pros and Cons

Companies Let Workers Bring Their Own Devices, but at What Cost? (Video)

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The trend of workers being able to use their own phones and computers for business-related tasks is undeniable. And, it brings with it a lot of benefits. “Organizations that have embraced (bring-your-own-device programs) have reported improved productivity and employee retention, enhanced mobility, a more flexible work environment and improved IT...
Companies Let Workers Bring Their Own Devices, but at What Cost? (Video)
How West and East Coast dynamics help startups succeed
Check out Foodspotting’s new personalized picture menus for every restaurant

Twitter Discover Highlights Pros and Cons of Personalization

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For some, the methods used by Twitter to deliver more relevant, personalized content on the Discover tab may seem like it crosses a line for privacy....
Twitter Discover Highlights Pros and Cons of Personalization

Canadian managers still skeptical of remote work

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Telecommuting is hardly the most new fangled idea out there. As we’ve pointed out here on GigaOM previously, virtual working has been kicked about as a way to improve productivity for years, but for some reason, despite regular research results validating the concept, telecommuting’s status as a good idea whose...
Canadian managers still skeptical of remote work

The best iPad carrier for you

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The new iPad is available on several carriers, two of which include 4G LTE. Here's the lowdown on the pros and cons about both networks. [Read more]...
The best iPad carrier for you

Meet 19-Year-Old Wunderkind Sahil Lavingia Who Silicon Valley Showers With Money

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Sahil Lavingia is only 19 but already has a solid reputation in the startup industry. A college dropout who has lived around the world, Lavingia was the second employee and leading designer at Pinterest. In February, at the peak of the Pinterest craze, he left the company to start his...
Meet 19-Year-Old Wunderkind Sahil Lavingia Who Silicon Valley Showers With Money

How to move data between Macs

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If you need to quickly transfer data between Mac systems, there are a number of available options, each with its pros and cons. [Read more]...
How to move data between Macs

Metal Band Chimaira's Frontman Talks DIY Versus 'Label Hell'

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The Metalluminati blog has a great interview with Mark Hunter, frontman of the metal band Chimaira. Hunter is apparently a known critic of record labels, but he has a thoughtful and measured view, and in this interview he discusses the pros and cons of the DIY approach for bands: Example:...
Metal Band Chimaira's Frontman Talks DIY Versus 'Label Hell'

What Dennis Crowley Was Thinking When He Walked Away From A ~ $125 Million Foursquare Acquisition Offer

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Two years ago, Dennis Crowley had a tough choice to make. The entrepreneur who cofounded Foursquare was being offered $125 million for his company -- or so several reports say. Crowley wasn't wealthy.  His first startup, Dodgeball, had been acquired by Google, but not for a hefty amount.  Prior...
What Dennis Crowley Was Thinking When He Walked Away From A ~ $125 Million Foursquare Acquisition Offer
Starting a Company in Seattle: Pros and Cons

AllThingsD Reviews HP's Ultrabook, the Envy Spectre 14, on WSJ "Digits"

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If you’ve been shopping for a laptop in the past six months, you’ve probably heard a lot about Ultrabooks. In this week’s product review on AllThingsD, I took a close look at the HP Envy Spectre 14, an attractive, glass-coated Ultrabook that weighs more — and at $1,400, costs more...
AllThingsD Reviews HP's Ultrabook, the Envy Spectre 14, on WSJ "Digits"

The Pros and Cons of Using Virtual Desktop Infrastructure

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VDI might cost less than buying new PCs to run Windows 7 (or 8), but the biggest savings come from managing a single image for a host of workstations....
The Pros and Cons of Using Virtual Desktop Infrastructure

Samsung's $250 Galaxy Tab 2: The Pros and Cons

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Is Samsung's tablet worthy of its price tag or should you wait for the pure Android tablet that Google and Asus are reportedly working on?...
Samsung's $250 Galaxy Tab 2: The Pros and Cons

Why Spencer Tipping Left Google

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Why Spencer Tipping Left Google: Lots of good pros and cons for working at Google, but you have to love his simple one-word con on the “corporate culture” side of things: “Google+”. He elaborates a bit in a footnote: I think Google+ is an effort that does not deserve the...
Why Spencer Tipping Left Google
Going Google: Syncing Means One Less Thing to Worry About
Faceoff: 13" MacBook Pro vs 13" MacBook Air
× Just a test of the new info bar. What do you think?