Anna Washenko

Anna Washenko

Former Digital Trends Contributor
Anna is a professional writer living in Chicago. She covers everything from social media to digital entertainment, from tech news to scientific breakthroughs. By night she's also a dance teacher and DJ. You can follow her quest to become the ultimate generalist on Twitter at @AnnaGetsPithy or on Tumblr at annawashenko.com.

Google could release a touch Chromebook by end of 2012

Google is not one to be left in the dust. Rumor has it that the company is working on a touch-capable Chromebook.

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Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Touch Ultrabook confirmed, available in December

Though we still have to wait a few more weeks, the updated, touch-enabled ThinkPad X1 Carbon Touch Ultrabook has made an appearance on Lenovo's site.

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Microsoft loophole mistakingly gives pirates free Windows 8 Pro license keys

Looks like Christmas came early for people who wanted to scoop up a free copy of Windows 8 Pro.

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Windows 8 UI gets a scathing review from usability expert

Windows 8 gets skewered as a strategic mistake with "disappointing usability." Ouch.

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Researchers developing WiFox router software, could boost public Wi-Fi by 700 percent

If you've ever been frustrated when the wireless gets hosed at a crowded cafe, then take heart! WiFox could stop heavy use from slowing your connection.

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Lenovo announces space-saving IdeaCentre Q190 desktop and 7 new C-series AIOs

Lenovo updates its entry-level C-series line of all-in-ones with seven new machines, and also adds the strikingly slim Q190.

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Barnes & Noble announces free Nook app for Windows 8

Microsoft and Barnes & Noble have teamed up to offer Windows 8 users a free Nook app for books, magazines, newspapers, and comics.

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Box for Windows 8 hands on: an easy-to-use cloud storage app better than the online version

Cloud storage program Box launches its app for Windows 8. We tested out the new Windows 8 app to see how it differs from Box's online version.

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LG introduces impressive new 21:9 UltraWide monitor

LG today announced the launch of the world's first 21:9 UltraWide monitor; and with the ability to break down the 29-inch screen into four split screens, the company has our attention.

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Microsoft hiring engineers for possible new cloud-based TV platform

Microsoft isn't taking any time off between releasing Windows 8 and starting on its next big thing. The company's latest job listings suggest that we'll be seeing a cloud-based TV platform in our future.

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How to Dual Boot Windows 7 and Windows 8

The thought of diving headlong into Microsoft's radically new Windows 8 operating system is a little scary to many computer owners. For those who are cautious, never fear: you can have the best of both worlds.

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