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Fujifilm intros S4800 and S6800 series, up to 30x zoom

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Fujifilm has introduced two new series comprising of six new models. The new S4800 and S6800 series bridge cameras both include models that can produce a zoom of up to 30x from their Fujinon lenses. The entry level S4800 series models are also capable of shooting video in 720p, while...
Fujifilm intros S4800 and S6800 series, up to 30x zoom

New York Times videos now exempt from paywall, free 'for the foreseeable future'

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The New York Times announced this morning that its paywall is coming down from the videos section of its website, meaning that you can now enjoy more than 10 videos per month about vegetable caramelization best practices. The free access comes at the price of advertiser content, of course,...
New York Times videos now exempt from paywall, free 'for the foreseeable future'

San Francisco set to be wowed by epic LED art project

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After years of planning and fundraising, artist Leo Villareal's 1.8 mile long Bay Lights Project will be officially turned on Tuesday night. Viewing the bridge will never be the same. [Read more]...
San Francisco set to be wowed by epic LED art project
Stroke victim sends email through homemade Kinect interface

A Glimpse Into the Strange World of Today's Digital Youth

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Most of the youngsters who will be starting college this Fall were born in 1992. To help professors bridge that generational chasm, Beloit College prepares an annual list of cultural and technological touchstones for incoming freshman. Man, kids are weird. More »...
A Glimpse Into the Strange World of Today's Digital Youth

Mark Zuckerberg's Dog Gets Humped in Celebration of Its 1.5 Million Facebook Likes

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Aw! Sometime recently, Mark Zuckerberg’s smiley, overgrown Swiffer of a dog, Beast, hit 1.5 million fans on Facebook. To mark this momentous occasion, the crack team over at Next Media Animation made a video of how Beast became the social media monster that he is today. Declaring him the richest...
Mark Zuckerberg's Dog Gets Humped in Celebration of Its 1.5 Million Facebook Likes

The Personal Touch: Social Media Style

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The Personal Touch: Social Media Style A few weeks ago I wrote a blog post about the way I plan to setup the voice service in our new home. I'd link to that post but I'm typing this out on my blackberry at 30,000 feet on my way to...
The Personal Touch: Social Media Style
Acer's $199 Chromebook lowers the Chrome OS barrier to entry

Get Ready For 'Super WiFi' To Be A Big Thing In 2013

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By this time next year, thousands of people will be using a new, faster, longer-range kind of WiFi commonly called "super WiFi." Super WiFi isn't really WiFi, but a new form of wireless network (also known as White Spaces), championed by the likes of Google and Microsoft. After a long...
Get Ready For 'Super WiFi' To Be A Big Thing In 2013

Republican National Committee picks Facebook engineer for first CTO

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The social network's Andrew Barkett has been hired to help the GOP bridge the digital divide and campaign more effectively. [Read more]...
Republican National Committee picks Facebook engineer for first CTO

Google ports Chrome OS app launcher to the Chrome browser Dev channel on Windows; Mac and Linux coming soon

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Google on Wednesday announced a significant bridge between Chrome and Chrome OS: the app launcher, a little window that features all your apps in one place. The company has ported the dedicated “home for your apps” from Chrome OS to its Chrome browser. As of today, the new feature is...
Google ports Chrome OS app launcher to the Chrome browser Dev channel on Windows; Mac and Linux coming soon
New iPhone to include MagSafe-style dock connector with just 8 pins

Sony promo lets PS Vita, PS3 hold hands for cross-platform play, because sharing is caring

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Need another reason to cough up for that PS Vita? Well, Sony's attempting to sweeten the pot for existing PS3 owners with the launch of a promotional lure that'll make a trio of titles available for cross-platform play. Yes, that portable-to-console bridge has been attempted before and though it's...
Sony promo lets PS Vita, PS3 hold hands for cross-platform play, because sharing is caring

Western Digital My Net AC1300 review: A fast 802.11ac router from a surprising source

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Western Digital entered the networking market in 2012 with an 802.11n router. The company has now delivered not only its first 802.11ac Draft 2.0 router--the My Net AC1300--but also its first 802.11ac bridge, the My Net AC Bridge (which we'll review separately). So what does a company that builds...
Western Digital My Net AC1300 review: A fast 802.11ac router from a surprising source
Startup Spotlight: Womens Veterans Connect bridges gap between military and civilian life
Indie game roundup: Runner 2, The Bridge, and Leap Day

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Intel, Plastic Logic and Queen's U build the PaperTab: a flexible e-paper tablet (video)

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Plastic Logic may have bowed out of building its own e-readers, but that's not stopping the company from making its presence felt at CES. It's teaming up with Intel and Queen's University on the PaperTab, a 10.7-inch tablet concept built around a flexible, e-paper touchscreen. The prototype runs a...
Intel, Plastic Logic and Queen's U build the PaperTab: a flexible e-paper tablet (video)
Google still believes in NFC for mobile payments, doesn't see 'eye to eye' with Verizon
Google Voice is now in Google+’s Circle

New Maps Icon Centers Around New Spaceship Campus Location

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While some have noted that the new Maps icon doesn’t suggest you drive off a bridge like the old iOS 6 icon, we noticed something else. The blue line follows along the perimeter of the new Spaceship Campus that’s planned for 2016. It’s definitely a subtle detail, but it’s...
New Maps Icon Centers Around New Spaceship Campus Location

RIM to release BlackBerry PlayBook OS 2.0 on February 21st? (updated)

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By now, you've seen all that RIM's 2.0 software update for the PlayBook is prepared to give -- just not in your own hands. But that could all very well change if news of a February 21st release date, supposedly confirmed by the lips of Waterloo's own during an...
RIM to release BlackBerry PlayBook OS 2.0 on February 21st? (updated)

Virtual Instruments CEO: We're the bridge between physical and virtual

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John Thompson, former Symantec CEO, explains why the company he now heads offers a better way to manage the performance of cloud infrastructure...
Virtual Instruments CEO: We're the bridge between physical and virtual

Windows 8 failing to stem post-PC tide, analyst says

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One of the top Wall Street analysts following Microsoft notes in a research report that Windows 8 is not catching on with consumers, calling the operating system's attempt to bridge tablet and PC functions "awkward." [Read more]...
Windows 8 failing to stem post-PC tide, analyst says

Linksys reveals a trio of 802.11ac WiFi routers with beamforming, and a USB adapter to match

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Like most of its peers, Cisco's Linksys badge started off modestly in the 802.11ac WiFi world last year, offering just one router and one bridge for early adopters. It's taking the complete plunge in 2013 with three new routers and a USB adapter. The AC 1200 (EA6300), AC 1600...
Linksys reveals a trio of 802.11ac WiFi routers with beamforming, and a USB adapter to match
Commodore relaunches storied Amiga brand with high-end Amiga Mini

2013 Chevy Sonic, Spark models get Siri support via MyLink

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As promised, Chevrolet's 2013 Sonic and Spark cars have been updated to support Siri Eyes Free. The bridge is handled through MyLink, a touchscreen interface built into the vehicles. To use the function a person has to connect a cellular-equipped iOS device via Bluetooth; commands are issued by pressing a...
2013 Chevy Sonic, Spark models get Siri support via MyLink

BlackBerry PlayBook OS 2.0 now ready for download

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After touring the exhibition circuit for what seems like an eternity, PlayBook OS 2.0 is finally ready to settle down and make itself available for download. Check for updates via Settings on your tablet and you should see it sitting there, wearing last season's fashions but nevertheless looking every...
BlackBerry PlayBook OS 2.0 now ready for download

Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E430 and E530 go on sale, starting at $459

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Lenovo announced a slew of notebooks back at CES in January, so you'll be forgiven if the ThinkPad Edge E430 and E530 don't ring a bell. Those names are about to hit closer to home, though, because both models are finally on sale in the US and Asia with...
Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E430 and E530 go on sale, starting at $459

Google Acquires DocVerse

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Another week, another Google acquisition. This time, Google bought DocVerse, a company founded by two former Microsoft employees which built a plug-in for Microsoft Office that lets you collaborate with other people in real-time."DocVerse combines the benefits of web-based collaboration tools like Google Docs and Zoho with the power and...
Google Acquires DocVerse
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