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Mountain Lion causing crazy battery drain for some Mac owners

Posted in Hardware on 4th Aug, 2012 11:58 PM
by AlexMuller
A number of Macbook Pro and Macbook Air owners are reporting that the Mountain Lion OS X upgrade is behaving like a vampire by sucking life out of their battery.
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Steve Jobs was very receptive to 7 inch iPad plans

Posted in Hardware on 4th Aug, 2012 11:56 PM
by AlexMuller
The late Apple chief executive Steve Jobs believed there will be a huge market for 7 inch iPad tablets.
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Outage in India could be a harbinger for the rest of the world

Posted in Hardware on 4th Aug, 2012 11:46 PM
by AlexMuller
An estimated 670 million Indians were affected by this weeks grid outage, but it would be a mistake to think that India is uniquely vulnerable to large scale grid failures
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Apple Secrets Revealed at Trial

Posted in Hardware on 4th Aug, 2012 11:44 PM
by AlexMuller
In just the first few days of its patent trial this week, Apple has publicly discussed how it created the iPhone and iPad, showing early designs of the devices.
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Physicists Demonstrate Working Quantum Router, a Step Toward a Quantum Internet

Posted in Hardware on 3rd Aug, 2012 07:55 PM
by AlexMuller
As much as we love our silicon semiconductors, quantum computers are very much a technology of the future
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Japans Swumanoid swimming robot could replace lifeguards one day

Posted in Hardware on 2nd Aug, 2012 06:46 PM
by AlexMuller
In its primitive prototype form, the humanoid swimming robot can perform a freestyle crawl at 0.64 meters per second and can also do the backstroke and butterfly.
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FDA approves edible electronic pills

Posted in Hardware on 2nd Aug, 2012 06:42 PM
by AlexMuller
These pills are specifically designed to be eaten, and they operate from inside your body, transmitting medical data straight to your phone.
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+4

Oculus Rift revives full immersion virtual reality

Posted in Hardware on 2nd Aug, 2012 06:34 PM
by AlexMuller
Rift could be the closest weve come to the Star Trek holodeck.
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Panasonic develops highly efficient artificial photosynthesis system

Posted in Hardware on 1st Aug, 2012 07:03 PM
by AlexMuller
Panasonic has developed an artificial photosynthesis system that converts carbon dioxide to organic materials by illuminating with sunlight at top efficiency.
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FreedomPop turns your iPod Touch into an iPhone with free 4G

Posted in Hardware on 31st Jul, 2012 06:00 PM
by AlexMuller
The iPod Touch does just about everything the more expensive and contract bound iPhone does, except for the ability to tap into mobile data networks.
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Graphene may be the substrate for the next generation of chips

Posted in Hardware on 31st Jul, 2012 05:50 PM
by AlexMuller
It is the thinnest material in the world and yet is also one of the strongest. It conducts electricity as efficiently as copper and outperforms all other materials as a conductor of heat.
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New research enables cursive writing with your eyes

Posted in Hardware on 30th Jul, 2012 05:29 PM
by AlexMuller
Retaining the ability to communicate effectively can be one of the key challenges facing those who suffer a severe restriction in mobility
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iPhone 5, iPad mini likely launching Sept 21

Posted in Hardware on 30th Jul, 2012 05:24 PM
by AlexMuller
Both the next generation iPhone and a new smaller version of the iPad are rumored to be announced during an official Apple event September 12
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3D Printing: The Future of Unlicensed Weapons?

Posted in Hardware on 28th Jul, 2012 08:13 PM
by AlexMuller
3D Printers have almost infinite uses in the manufacturing industry, but what about the illegal production of contraband good and weapons?
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Google unveils its Fiber web service

Posted in Hardware on 27th Jul, 2012 05:08 PM
by AlexMuller
offering insane speeds that are 100 times faster than standard broadband
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Bloomberg: Facebook Launching HTC Built Phone With Custom OS in 2013

Posted in Hardware on 26th Jul, 2012 03:39 PM
by AlexMuller
Bloomberg is reporting that Facebook is working closely with HTC (again) to launch a Facebook phone by 2013.
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+5

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