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Thirty Years of TED: Whistler Show Debuts

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Our Alan Wallace reports from TED and TEDActive in Whistler, Canada. Check out the latest news here.
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Not a Whole Lotta Love for American Greetings

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Sending an e-card is easy. Getting out of a recurring membership charge is not as simple. Alan Wallace on his experience with American Greetings.
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NEATConnect: Cloud Scanner + Digital Filing System (review)

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Need an ultimate organizer? Alan Wallace reviews NEATConnect, a handy portable scanner that knows the difference between business cards, receipts and docs.
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News Republic 4.0 for Android, Apple iOS: Free, Smart and Out Now

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The latest rev of News Republic is out. And it learns from what you read. Here's what's new in News Republic 4.0 for Android, Apple iOS. It's aNewDomain ... Alan Wallace's freeware pick.
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Alan Wallace: What I Saw at CES 2014 and How I Recovered (gallery)

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Here's what our Alan Wallace saw in 24 hours at CES 2014 -- and how he's managing to bounce back now. Tech roundup -- plus video.
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Xbox One Review: Pros and Cons for Gamers, Parents

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Xbox One is billed as the gaming machine of all gaming machines and promises to be the tool that will centralize your living room. But careful with those great expectations. Alan Wallace reviews.
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Is Microsoft Ready to Announce a New CEO?

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Microsoft may be ready to announce who will replace Steve Ballmer as the companies CEO. A short list of candidates includes Alan Mulally from Ford.
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Windows 8.1: Great Utilities for Data Transfer

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Migrating to Windows 8.1? Have a ton of messy files, duplicates, and scared of corrupting your files? Alan Wallace lists five great utilities to get the job done safely.
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MS Surface Pro Rocks with a Docking Station (round up and review)

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The Microsoft Surface Pro is way better when you use it with a docking station. Here are three stands that are worth a look -- review.
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Alan Wallace: Windows 8 Needs Stardock, But I Don’t

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Alan Wallace throws in the towel on Stardock and its Windows 8 enhancing software. Why? Here's the sad tale he has to tell.
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Apple iOS Needs Parental Controls

Dear Tim Cook: Letter from an American Dad, Apple iOS Parental Controls

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It isn't easy being a parent. Being a parent to a kid with an Apple iPad and iPod is an order of magnitude tougher. Our Alan Wallace is an iDad writing a letter to Apple CEO Tim Cook. In his open letter, Alan asks for specific changes and improvements to Apple iOS parental controls. And he's not alone..
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Alan Wallace: Microsoft Surface with Windows RT Review, Biggest Pros, Cons

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Microsoft’s Surface with RT Review: Great performance and screen resolution, amazing battery life. But it's too much like Hotel California. You can check in, but you can never leave. Here's why ... also inside, details on how to replace the Start menu and an update on a Windows RT hack.
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CTIA 2012: Top Ten Tech at ShowStoppers

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Tonight I attended Showstoppers, Steve Leon's conference event that lets press preview what's tops at the show before the rest of the world sees it. It's CTIA 2012 and I'm in New Orleans.
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