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Tesla X will have two electric motors and beat a Porsche 911 to 60 mph

Posted in Hardware on 20th Feb, 2012 08:24 PM
by APM
The next electric Tesla will be an SUV that will outrun a Porsche 911 to 60 mph, carry seven passengers, handle well in both rain and snow.
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Playstation Vita ready for Europe launch

Posted in Hardware on 20th Feb, 2012 08:00 PM
by APM
Sonys new handheld console: the Playstation Vita, is set to launch in Europe on Wednesday.
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DNA Sequencing To Go

Posted in Hardware on 19th Feb, 2012 10:18 PM
by APM
Oxford Nanopore says it will be selling by the end of the year a DNA sequencer the size of a USB memory stick that can be plugged into a laptop and used to perform a single molecule sensing experiment.
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AMD: what went wrong?

Posted in Hardware on 19th Feb, 2012 05:59 PM
by APM
Five years ago, AMD looked set to topple Intel. Now its very existence is under threat.
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Quad-core iPad 3 to be announced March 7?

Posted in Hardware on 18th Feb, 2012 07:14 PM
by APM
If the rumors prove true, an LTE, quad-core, Retina display iPad 3 will be announced on March 7
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Gecko inspired mess free super adhesive can stick a TV to the wall

Posted in Hardware on 18th Feb, 2012 05:42 PM
by APM
The super adhesive Geckskin can stick a 700 pound load to the wall without leaving a sticky residue
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New system allows robots to continuously map their environment

Posted in Hardware on 17th Feb, 2012 05:59 PM
by APM
Algorithm to build 3D maps requires a low cost camera, no human input.
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Current flash memory technologies wont scale beyond 2024, researchers say

Posted in Hardware on 17th Feb, 2012 05:43 PM
by APM
NAND flash memory has become increasingly popular in recent years, providing storage in almost all modern mobile devices
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Nevada approves regulations for self driving cars

Posted in Hardware on 16th Feb, 2012 11:39 PM
by APM
Nevada is becoming the first state to regulate self driving vehicles on its roadways.
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AMD pumps extreme performance into mid-range computers with 1 gigahertz graphics chips

Posted in Hardware on 15th Feb, 2012 08:53 PM
by APM
Advanced Micro Devices is rolling out new graphics chips today
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Swiss scientists launch janitor satellite to clean up space junk

Posted in Hardware on 15th Feb, 2012 07:58 PM
by APM
The Swiss Space Center launched the CleanSpace One, a project to develop and build the first installment of a family of satellites specially designed to clean up space debris.
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Mobile web devices will outnumber humans this year

Posted in Hardware on 14th Feb, 2012 10:38 PM
by APM
The rise of the machines is upon us. A new report from Cisco predicts that mobile Internet devices will outnumber people on Earth for the first time by the end of 2012
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Laser scanner may allow passengers to take bottled drinks on planes again

Posted in Hardware on 14th Feb, 2012 09:30 PM
by APM
The INSIGHT100 airport security scanner is able to identify the liquid contents of various containers
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Butterfly wings could lead to low cost thermal imaging devices

Posted in Hardware on 14th Feb, 2012 04:15 PM
by APM
Taking heat detection to a new level of sensitivity and speed, scientists have developed bio-inspired nanostructured systems that could outperform thermal imaging devices available today.
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Quantum computer with CPU and memory breakthrough

Posted in Hardware on 13th Feb, 2012 05:54 PM
by APM
To date, quantum computers have been implemented so that programming their operation was hardwired into their essential structure.
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Nerve probe controls cyborg moth in flight

Posted in Hardware on 12th Feb, 2012 06:58 PM
by APM
Half moth, half machine, a new generation of remote controlled insects could one day be used as spies
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