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Multilayer 3D graphene transistor breakthrough may replace silicon

Posted in Hardware on 8th Feb, 2012 05:54 PM
by APM
A field effect transistor that may make graphene the next silicon has been developed by a University of Manchester team led by Nobel laureates
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4G Phones Are Really Fast, At Draining Batteries

Posted in Hardware on 8th Feb, 2012 05:43 PM
by APM
More smartphone users have access to the fastest wireless service available. But because 4G coverage isnt truly continuous in many locations, users batteries are taking a big hit.
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Engineers boost AMD CPU performance by 20% without overclocking

Posted in Hardware on 8th Feb, 2012 05:16 PM
by APM
Engineers at North Carolina State University have used a novel technique to boost the performance of an AMD Fusion APU by more than 20%.
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Why Apple Should Start Making a 3D Printer Right Now

Posted in Hardware on 7th Feb, 2012 09:28 PM
by APM
Hobbyists and tinkerers are testing out the future with a technology that you're probably going to have sooner than you think.
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Google HUD glasses have been sighted

Posted in Hardware on 7th Feb, 2012 09:13 PM
by APM
The prototype for Google's HUD glasses has been seen, according to tech news site 9to5Google. And, supposedly they resemble Oakley's Thump glasses, which makes them look a lot like something the Terminator might wear.
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Engineers build first sub 10 nm carbon nanotube transistor

Posted in Hardware on 7th Feb, 2012 08:38 PM
by APM
Engineers have built the first carbon nanotube (CNT) transistor with a channel length below 10 nm, a size that is considered a requirement for computing technology in the next decade.
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Virtual Reality Contact Lenses Could Be Available by... 2014?

Posted in Hardware on 7th Feb, 2012 08:34 PM
by APM
The tiny full color megapixel displays could be the ultimate computer interface for troops transparent and hands free
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A Look At BMWs Semi Autonomous Driving Car

Posted in Hardware on 6th Feb, 2012 04:25 PM
by APM
While robotic cars have a ways to go yet before rolling (themselves) out onto showroom floors, BMW is incorporating driver assistance features into its cars that drivers can use
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Concentrated Solar Startup Sets a New Efficiency Record

Posted in Hardware on 6th Feb, 2012 04:13 PM
by APM
Semprius makes solar modules using tiny cells that need less cooling
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With 8.7% market share, Apple has 75% of cell phone profits

Posted in Hardware on 6th Feb, 2012 12:37 AM
by APM
Between them, Samsung and Apple are sucking up 91% of the winnings
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Indias panel price crash could spark solar revolution

Posted in Hardware on 4th Feb, 2012 11:41 PM
by APM
SOLAR power has always had a reputation for being expensive, but not for much longer.
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What itll take to go exascale

Posted in Hardware on 1st Feb, 2012 03:31 PM
by APM
supercomputers more powerful than any yet designed: These exascale computers would be capable of carrying out an exaflop.
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DARPA Working with Innovega for virtual reality contact lens

Posted in Hardware on 1st Feb, 2012 02:15 PM
by APM
Instead of oversized virtual reality helmets, digital images are projected onto tiny full-color displays that are very near the eye.
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3d printing: trendy gimmick or the future of manufacturing?

Posted in Hardware on 27th Jan, 2012 10:26 PM
by APM
Before you dismiss it, consider the evolution of 2-D printing. Informative TED talk inside...
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The Next Generation of Military Drones May Not Be Controlled by Humans

Posted in Hardware on 27th Jan, 2012 12:57 AM
by APM
Northrop Grumman is developing a next-level drone aircraft that not only flies without a pilot onboard, but without any human controlling it from the ground
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IBM creates 9nm carbon nanotube transistor that outperforms silicon

Posted in Hardware on 27th Jan, 2012 12:47 AM
by APM
IBM has demonstrated a nine nanometer (9nm) carbon nanotube transistor (CNT) the smallest CNT ever made
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