Apple’s iPad school take over

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The use of iPad tablets in schools is by no means a new concept, previously here at OSM, we’ve spoken about how the popular device is being introduced into the classroom for teachers and pupils alike. But what we found interesting is that of a recent survey which shows how the iPad slate is being … [Read more...]

Study: UK Are Most Paranoid About Catching PC Viruses

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There is nothing worse than logging on to your PC and finding out that you have been infected by those nightmarish viruses and scams that are plaguing the internet. So that we do not have to endure such hardships many of us buy PC security like anti-virus software. A study has been conducted to … [Read more...]

Acer Predator Gaming Desktop PC: The Ultimate Gaming Device?

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With the rise of tablet PCs and laptops the world of desktop PCs is taking a massive hit, the thing is the more mobile devices are a lot more convenient in our hectic lifestyles so the easier something is to pack away pick up and take with you the better it will be … [Read more...]

iPad 2 Responsible For Downward Trend In PC Sales?

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When you decide to splash out on a new electronic device, what is at the top of your wish list? It maybe that your phone contract is about to expire so you dream of the latest smartphones from the likes of Apple, Samsung or HTC. But what else is listed right at the top of must have devices? … [Read more...]

Windows 8 To Launch In 2012 Confirms Microsoft Boss

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Microsoft's CEO Steve Ballmer has confirmed that their next PC operating system, "Windows 8" will be launched in 2012. … [Read more...]

New iMac 2011 Rumors of Release Date: Signs Imply Next Week

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We’ve been bringing you news and speculation about the new iMac 2011 and today have more rumors about the release. We know how many of you are waiting for the new iMac line and the good news is that the signs seem to imply a launch of the upgraded models as early as next week. … [Read more...]

Apple iMac 2011 Release Imminent? Current Stocks Diminish

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We’ve published several stories recently about the new iMacs for 2011, and reported the speculation of a late April or May arrival after tweets from respected Cnet writer Brian Tong came to our attention. We now hear more news that suggests the 2011 iMac may be appearing imminently as current stocks … [Read more...]

Steam Guard Security Upgrade Now In Beta

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If you are a PC gamer, chances are you have used Valve’s Steam service. Steam is a PC video game service which allows users to buy games, and then download them from the internet and play it on their computers with ease. These games are then tied to the users Steam account, and they can be … [Read more...]

Console Customization: NES Gets Refurbished

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When it comes to console customization there are lots of different designs on the Internet, there’s literally allsorts. One of our previous favorites was the giant Nintendo Table that was an actual oversized controller for the original Nintendo console … [Read more...]

New MacBook Pro 2011 Performance: Propelled to New Speeds

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The new line of MacBook Pros for 2011 were simultaneously announced and released this week and most of us have been pretty impressed with what we’ve seen so far. Among the many articles we’ve already brought you were a look at a teardown, a hands-on experience and the full lineup and pricing. One … [Read more...]

MacBook Pro Release Imminent Today: Apple Store Down

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Here at OSM we’ve been bringing you a lot of news and speculation about the new MacBook Pro line for 2011. We told of some rumored features and then a possible release date of February 24, today! … [Read more...]

Android & iOS To Get Minecraft Game This Year

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Fans of Mojang's popular indie sandbox game "Minecraft", will be delighted to hear that it will be getting a release on iOS and Android devices later this year. … [Read more...]

GammaTech’s Durabook S15C: A Very Rugged Laptop

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We have seen some rugged devices in the last little while, some of these include the ioSafe Hard Drive that was shot with a shotgun back at CES 2011, we also reported on the SeaLife camera and most recently we reported some of the details of the Getax V100 laptop … [Read more...]

New MacBook Pro 2011 Refresh: Release Next Week Plus Pricing?

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We have some news today for Apple MacBook Pro enthusiasts that might just get you excited. A few days ago we told how the refreshed MacBook Pro line was on its way, with updated MacBook Pros not only in production but also with a possible release date of early March. … [Read more...]

Arsenal Substitute Defenders For Buffalo NAS Devices

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News through today is not of who the North London club are playing, who has been the latest to take to online social networking site Twitter and so on, but of the reds manager Arsene Wenger agreeing to some new safe, simple to use technology for the players' laptops. … [Read more...]

Logitech M515 Wireless Mouse: 2 Years Battery Life

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Choosing a mouse can be a difficult choice, there are so many different options available that all offer pretty much the same outcome. Whether you need a mouse for everyday computing functions or connection to your home entertainment system, most are capable of furnishing you with what you require. … [Read more...]

Fujitsu Esprimo FH99/CM: 3D Desktop Glasses-Free

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Glasses-free 3D displays have come a long way in this last year and exhibits from this year’s CES certainly showed that. Now we hear of a new development as Fujitsu is claiming the word’s first glasses-free all-in-one 3D desktop computer. … [Read more...]

CES 2011: Wavi Xtion-Asus’s Kinect Style PC

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We have another treat for you here, that will be showcased at the 2011 consumer electronics show (CES) in the next few days. Asus's new gadget lets you operate your PC with motion controlled gestures in the same way that Microsoft does with their Kinect. … [Read more...]

iPad Sales Cause PC Slump: 2011 Will Be Worse

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Computer sales this year have dropped nearly four percent from the estimated figures for 2010, this information comes from market experts Gartner. The loss in units sold is said to be down to the introduction of tablet devices like Apple's iPad. … [Read more...]

Acer AZ3750-A34D All-in-one PC: Another trick up Acer’s sleeve

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It looks like Acer is on an all-out mission to impress at the moment with new devices such as the Android tablet range launched earlier this week already making big news. Now Acer has revealed another in its latest onslaught in the form of a new all-in-one PC, the AZ3750-A34D. … [Read more...]

PlayStation Portable out PC’s in – What devices teenagers and adults want

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Earlier today we posted an article about an ‘interest’ in buying’ survey questioning kids aged between 6 and 12 who were shown an array of gadgets and asked to choose which they were interested in. We noted that the iPad was at the top of the list while the lowly E-reader languished at the bottom. … [Read more...]

One of Apple’s first ever PCs auctions for £133,250

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Apple has auctioned off one of their original 200 Apple-1 computers that were hand built by co-founder Steve Wozniak and then sold out of CEO Steve Job's garage back in 1976. The piece of memorabilia fetched a sweet £133,250 ($210,000) from an auction at Christie’s in London. We predicted a few … [Read more...]

Microsoft Windows: The Past 25 Years

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November 20th a day that marked 25 years of Microsoft Windows so let's have a look at what they have achieved. Windows was launched back in 1985 and took quite a while to really get up and running, it didn’t really take off until around 1990 when Windows 3.0 surfaced. It is from this point on that … [Read more...]

World Of Warcraft “Cataclysm” Released December 7

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For all you gaming enthusiasts out there, who are waiting for the official release date of “Cataclysm”, you will be pleased to hear of it's arrival on December 7. Just in time for Christmas! In the last few days, American gaming developers and publishers, “Blizzard Entertainment Inc” announced the … [Read more...]

Toshiba New “L635 Laptop” Designed For Children

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With our children back to school and the Christmas season not far away, it is a good time to think about what we will be buying our loved ones. This may not be the easiest decision to make, as nowadays, there is so much choice. But, if its a laptop you are thinking of getting, then take a look at … [Read more...]