Articles by Seth Brodeur

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by Seth Brodeur
Jan 27, 2015

There are a lot of cases and sleeves out there for the Surface pro 3 of varying grades. Many times, I just need something simple that I can throw my Surface in, so it doesn't get hurt if I drop it on my way to a meeting or get beat up in my laptop bag. That means I generally opt for a...

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by Seth Brodeur
Jan 24, 2015

A lot can happen in a week. New apps join the Windows Phone Store or Windows Store. Your favorite apps can get a big update with a new look or new features. Device rumors come and go. Seven days might not seem like much, but it can be an eternity in the tech news cycle.

Every...

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by Seth Brodeur
Jan 23, 2015

After an exciting week of Windows 10 news, we briefly divert your attention to Windows 8.1 and some apps that may interest you.

We have another potpourri of apps for you this week. There aren't any games, but rather, five intriguing apps that you may find pretty useful.

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by Seth Brodeur
Jan 23, 2015

It's been only a few days since Microsoft talked about what's next with Windows 10, and slightly ahead of schedule a brand new release of the Technical Preview has been pushed out. Now that you have had some time to catch your breath and get to grips with what's new, you may be...

Review
by Seth Brodeur
Jan 22, 2015

The Surface Pro 3 is a magnificent device, but it is also a pretty hefty investment, regardless of which model you get. For that reason, you want to protect it as much as you can. A good case or sleeve will get you far. However, you may want to go that extra mile and get yourself a...

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by Seth Brodeur
Jan 17, 2015

A lot can happen in a week. New apps join the Windows Phone Store or Windows Store. Your favorite apps can get a big update with a new look or new features. Device rumors come and go. Seven days might not seem like much, but it can be an eternity in the tech news cycle. Every week we're...

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by Seth Brodeur
Jan 16, 2015

It's Friday again, which means it's time once again to check out five more Windows 8.1 apps that got my attention in the past week. Today we have a pretty random assortment for your consideration.

Among the jumble you're bound to find something interesting, I'm sure.

Microsoft Sculpt Ergonomic Desktop
Review
by Seth Brodeur
Jan 15, 2015

These days, when it comes to peripherals for computers, a lot of attention is given to mobile keyboards and mice for tablets and laptops. But what if you are one of the remaining desktop computer users or use your laptop or tablet on a dock as your primary computer in your home or...

The crew headed out to Vegas for CES 2015
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by Seth Brodeur
Jan 10, 2015

A lot can happen in a week. New apps join the Windows Phone Store or Windows Store. Your favorite apps can get a big update with a new look or new features. Device rumors come and go. Seven days might not seem like much, but it can be an eternity in the tech news cycle. Every week we're...

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by Seth Brodeur
Jan 09, 2015

We're back again with another edition of 5 Intriguing Apps. This time around we have a few apps that can help to simplify your computing life. We also look at an app to help free your inner Walt Disney, and revisit a longtime favorite app of mine.

Take a gander. I think you will...

Review
by Seth Brodeur
Jan 09, 2015

Laptop sleeves are a great solution for protecting your device and holding a few accessories without carrying around a bag or briefcase. However, they are also known for being fairly stripped down of compartments and options, which can be inconvenient at times.

Cassnova has...

Richard Devine steps in, as we head to CES 2015
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by Seth Brodeur
Jan 03, 2015

A lot can happen in a week. New apps join the Windows Phone Store or Windows Store. Your favorite apps can get a big update with a new look or new features. Device rumors come and go. Seven days might not seem like much, but it can be an eternity in the tech news cycle. Every week we're...

Nokia DC-50 Portable Wireless Charging Plate
Review
by Seth Brodeur
Jan 02, 2015

One of the primary attributes that I look for when shopping for just about any device is versatility. If I am spending my hard-earned cash, I want to get the most bang for the buck. So I am always happy to find a product that can fill multiple needs.

Enter the Nokia DC-50...

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by Seth Brodeur
Jan 02, 2015

Happy New Year! I hope everyone is starting 2015 on a happy and healthy note. As for me, I am kicking off the first week of the year fresh with five apps I just discovered this week.

Some are useful, some are fun, and some could be a little bit of both. Enjoy the first 5...

Review
by Seth Brodeur
Jan 01, 2015

Sabrent 4-port USB Rotatable Hub
Review
by Seth Brodeur
Dec 30, 2014

Everywhere you look tablets and Ultrabooks are becoming more and more prevalent. But when it comes to ultra-portable devices, the number of onboard USB ports is often greatly diminished in favor of a smaller footprint.

If you are fortunate enough to have any USB jacks at all,...

Microsoft Wedge Mobile Keyboard
Review
by Seth Brodeur
Dec 29, 2014

We give a lot of attention to the Surface Pro 3 here at Windows Central, but I realize that not everyone uses one or plans on getting one. There are many other great Windows 8 tablets out there that do not have their own keyboard option available, so today I am taking a look at...

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by Seth Brodeur
Dec 27, 2014

A lot can happen in a week. New apps join the Windows Phone Store or Windows Store. Your favorite apps can get a big update with a new look or new features. Device rumors come and go. Seven days might not seem like much, but it can be an eternity in the tech news cycle. Every week we're...

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by Seth Brodeur
Dec 26, 2014

Merry Christmas, happy Boxing Day, and a fine Friday to everyone else. With the new year less than a week away, this will be the final installment of 5 Intriguing Apps of 2014.

This week, our favorite Twitter app made the official jump from beta, bringing along with it a...

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by Seth Brodeur
Dec 22, 2014

Another week is in the books, and it is time once again to look at 5 Intriguing Apps for Windows 8.1. In this week's edition (a few days late due to lazy editors), we've got a few apps that made their way to Windows 8.1 and a couple that piqued my interest.