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Never a better time to buy: SSD prices in consistent decline

Posted in Hardware on 23rd Jun, 2012 03:44 PM
by AlexMuller
The data shows that prices have moved inversely to HDDs since the tragic flooding of Thailand last year. Your takeaway: SSDs are cheaper than ever.
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Water Desalination across Nanoporous Graphene

Posted in Hardware on 23rd Jun, 2012 03:37 PM
by AlexMuller
Scientists have shown that nanoporous graphene can filter salt from water at a rate that is 100 to 1000 times faster than the best commercial desalination technology
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All carbon solar cell harnesses infrared light

Posted in Hardware on 22nd Jun, 2012 06:45 AM
by AlexMuller
New type of photovoltaic device harnesses heat radiation that most solar cells ignore.
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Apple ordered to pay damages to Samsung by Dutch court

Posted in Hardware on 21st Jun, 2012 03:38 PM
by AlexMuller
Apple has been ordered to pay damages to rival Samsung Electronics by a court in the Netherlands.
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You want a robotics revolution?

Posted in Hardware on 21st Jun, 2012 03:35 PM
by AlexMuller
CEO Of Russian Email Company Fuels Robotics Revolution With $25 Million
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Gigapixel camera catches the smallest details

Posted in Hardware on 21st Jun, 2012 03:27 PM
by AlexMuller
One billion pixel snapshots offer researchers high resolution view of dynamic processes.
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Google Scores a Patent on Google Glasses Technology

Posted in Hardware on 21st Jun, 2012 03:13 PM
by AlexMuller
he USPTO just awarded Google with a patent on an integrated finger tracking input sensor device for Google glasses
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Tactile robot finger outperforms humans in identifying textures

Posted in Hardware on 20th Jun, 2012 02:35 PM
by AlexMuller
The BioTac sensor can correctly identify a randomly selected material from a a sample of 117 common materials 95 percent of the time
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Future Sky City Skyscraper: apartments for 174,000 peole and 104 elevators

Posted in Hardware on 19th Jun, 2012 05:18 PM
by AlexMuller
This is follow up news about the tallest skyscraper project that is expected in Changsa from Broad Group.
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Microsoft Announces Its First Real Tablet: The Surface

Posted in Hardware on 19th Jun, 2012 04:40 PM
by AlexMuller
Microsoft is showing off its very first modern (read: post iPad) tablet.
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Smartphone users risking health with overuse of devices

Posted in Hardware on 19th Jun, 2012 04:22 PM
by AlexMuller
People are risking their health by working on smartphones, tablets and laptops after they have left the office, according to the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy.
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DARPA asks:

Posted in Hardware on 18th Jun, 2012 01:30 PM
by AlexMuller
What tech from science fiction would you most like to see as science fact?
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Does iOS 6 Mean A Larger iPhone Screen Is A Done Deal?

Posted in Hardware on 17th Jun, 2012 06:26 PM
by AlexMuller
people are ruminating about Apples newest mobile juggernaut
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Apple to Charge $199 for Battery Replacement on MacBook Pro with Retina Display

Posted in Hardware on 17th Jun, 2012 06:07 PM
by AlexMuller
Before the introduction of the unibody MacBook Pro, all of Apples notebooks had easily removable batteries
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Robot baby learns language like a real infant

Posted in Hardware on 17th Jun, 2012 05:54 PM
by AlexMuller
A humanoid robot is helping a team of computer scientists map infants transition from meaningless babble to understanding words and eventually learning to talk.
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Xbox 720 document leak reveals $299 console with Kinect 2 for 2013, Kinect Glasses project

Posted in Hardware on 16th Jun, 2012 07:46 PM
by AlexMuller
All signs indicate that a 2013 launch is on the cards
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