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Larry Magid’s Hi Tech Reports

Tech Reports by Larry Magid

Tech Reports by Larry Magid


Our daily Q&A with KCBS Technology Analyst Larry Magid. On air: Monday-Friday at 3:50 p.m.

Microsoft Windows 7 runs on a Fujitsu tablet computer (Toshifumi Kitamura/AFP/Getty Images)

Tech Report: Microsoft Unveils New OS

Microsoft is releasing more information about its new operating system which is coming out later this year. They have revealed that there are going to be four versions of it, one of them minor.

04/18/2012

Instagram

Tech Report: Facebook’s Instragram Acquisition Already Hearing Protests

Facebook’s Instagram acquisition announcement is already touching off protests from some users of the photo-sharing service who are threatening to delete their accounts.

04/09/2012

Coco Crisp #4 of the Oakland A's scores from second base ahead of the throw to catcher Buster Posey #28 of the San Francisco Giants on a single by Daric Barton in the seventh inning at AT&T Park on May 22, 2011 in San Francisco. (Brian Bahr/Getty Images)

Tech Report: MLB Looking For A Home Run On Social Networks

The Major League Baseball season is underway and it appears the league is looking to get more involved in social networking websites this season.

04/05/2012

A sign is displayed outside of the Google headquarters in Mountain View. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Tech Report: Google’s Augmented Reality Glasses Brings Vision of the Future

Google has released a video giving us an idea of how its long-rumored augmented reality glasses might work, but will it be a sensory overload?

04/04/2012

A Research In Motion BlackBerry device. (Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Struggling BlackBerry To Focus On Business Customers

BlackBerry maker Research in Motion said it had a net loss in the latest quarter because of writedowns for the declining value of its brand and its PlayBook tablet inventory.

03/29/2012

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Tech Report: Twitter Launching Advertising Program To Promote Small Businesses

Twitter is launching a new advertising program in conjunction with American Express aimed at amplifying the tweets of small businesses.

03/27/2012

Facebook

Tech Report: Facebook Allows Friend Demotions

Just how many of your Facebook friends are really friends? The popular social networking site is now giving users the option of demoting people to acquaintances.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–03/22/2012

Apple Unveils Updated iPad In San Francisco

Tech Report: Some Find New iPad Too Hot To Handle

The new iPad was definitely a hot item when it went on sale. But, some people who bought the device think it may be just a bit too hot. The internet has been atwitter the past couple of days with reports that the lower left hand corner of the tablet was noticeably warmer than its predecessor.

03/20/2012

The Verizon version of the Apple iPhone. (Don Emmert/AFP/Getty Images)

Tech Report: Teenagers Sending More Texts Than Ever Before

A new survey shows the number of text messages teenagers send each day has grown steadily over the past two years, as has the number of teenagers that use texting on a daily basis.

03/19/2012

Google

Tech Report: Google Plans Search Engine Revamp

Rumors abound that Google is planning a new approach to web search that hopes to keep you on their site by giving you facts instead of links.

03/15/2012

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