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Rico Cruz / Staff Writer

Rico is the newest member of the HardwareZone team, having joined in June 2011, lured by his love of all things technology. He has been an avid follower of technology news since his high school days and is therefore no stranger to technology trends, past and present.

The Facebook IPO – What It Means & What’s Next

Rico Cruz

It’s only been less than a month since the social networking giant raised billions in its initial public offering, but the repercussions have already surfaced, hinting at Facebook’s future exploits

Critical Mass for Cloud Storage

Rico Cruz

While cloud storage has been around for a relatively long time, it has only been in the past couple of weeks that its implementation has really picked up, thanks to the explosion of mobile devices.

Mobile Apps: The Next Gold Rush?

Rico Cruz

Draw Something: US$200 million. Instagram: US$1 billion. Companies are paying big bucks for mobile applications that seem to have no means of making money. Is this a new bubble? Or are they really on to something?

It's Not All Black and White - Demystifying The New iPad

Rico Cruz

While we came up with a very comprehensive special feature about all the technical aspects of the “new” iPad and how they lived up to the rumors that swirled around before it came out, this blog entry aims to put those fancy new specs in a layman perspective.

The Death Of The Desktop: OS Wars Take On A New Look

Rico Cruz

The epic battle between computing rivals Apple and Microsoft continues, but recently both combatants have made changes here and there that hint at much a larger change in their overall computing philosophy, which includes killing off the desktop.

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