Tablets Vs Laptops a personal journey

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Firstly I always have been of the opinion that the tablet is a gadget! Nice to have, but not an essential tool to own. Or, really be that productive on. I came to this conclusion having been previously bit by the tablet bug and purchasing an older Android tablet. Which now sadly stares at me every time I open the junk draw for a rummage. Laying there discarded, simply because it really didn’t suit my requirement, it wasn’t fast enough, it didn’t have the right software and graphics for me to able to do the computing work I needed to do.

But a recent circumstance arose where I’d be on the move for a few weeks, I’d be needing a device to do both my home and work computing on, as I didn’t really want to lug about my precious netbook, and couldn’t guarantee that the places I went to…

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Pics.io is a photo album and raw developer that resides in the cloud

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When Adobe moved its solutions to the cloud a while back, a new era was ushered in for many creatives who use products such as Photoshop, Premiere and the like. Not just because Adobe moved away from individual per-app licensing to a subscription-based licensing scheme, but also because the move to cloud-based services blurred the lines between desktop application and online application even more.

Still, in order to use Adobe’s products you need to install a desktop app on your computer, so the transition to the cloud is only a partial one. The next logical…

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SpaceX rocket explodes during failed test

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A SpaceX F9R rocket exploded during a test over Texas today after an anomaly was detected. The rocket’s software automatically blew up the ship, preventing it from leaving the test area. “Today’s test was particularly complex, pushing the limits of the vehicle further than any previous test,” a SpaceX statement read. “As is our practice, the company will be reviewing the flight record details to learn more about the performance of the vehicle prior to our next test.”

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