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Facebook Wants To Create Powerful Computers That Melt Cleanly Away (FB)

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Data centers have a nasty reputation for pollution. Now Facebook has launched a contest to solve one of the computing world's biggest ecological problems. It wants to make computers out of biodegradable, compostable materials like cardboard, reports Stacey Higginbotham on GigaOM. The idea is part of Facebook's Open Compute Project. That...
Facebook Wants To Create Powerful Computers That Melt Cleanly Away (FB)
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Samsung Galaxy S3 vs. Galaxy Nexus: Is it time to upgrade?

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After months of waiting, and more rumors than anything but an iPhone can generate, the Samsung Galaxy S3 has been announced. The device brings a number of hardware improvements like a new Exynos system-on-a-chip (SoC), backlit camera sensor, and a slick chassis design. Samsung also gave TouchWiz a fresh coat...
Samsung Galaxy S3 vs. Galaxy Nexus: Is it time to upgrade?

Facebook's "Group Hug" Frees The Microprocessor From The Motherboard

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At the heart of a PC or server, the microprocessor beats thousands of times a second. And until now, if you wanted to exchange it for a newer, more powerful model, the transplant was almost doomed to fail. Until Wednesday. Yes, PC owners can upgrade an AMD processor, for example,...
Facebook's "Group Hug" Frees The Microprocessor From The Motherboard

Test Finds Samsung Galaxy S4 More Breakable Than S3, iPhone

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When designing its new Galaxy S4 flagship smartphone, Samsung said it considered the question, “How can we change people’s lives for the better?” The answer: By designing a handset that was also a “meaningful life companion.” But evidently that required certain trade-offs, because while the device has been generally...
Test Finds Samsung Galaxy S4 More Breakable Than S3, iPhone

ET deals: $390 off Dell's Vostro 270s Core i5 slim tower PC

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If you ask someone what their typical impression of a desktop PC is, it will likely conjure up images of floor-sucking beige boxes that add a nice warehouse-type hum to the room. While desktops may not have the cool-factor of mobile devices these days, we can all be grateful that...
ET deals: $390 off Dell's Vostro 270s Core i5 slim tower PC

Pokey Mobile Broadband Isn’t Cutting It in the New App Era

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As more people pick up smartphones and shell out for mobile data plans, carriers, application developers and phone manufactures need to keep one thing in mind: Speed matters. Even if it’s mobile, a connection to the web still needs to feel like broadband. Otherwise, people aren’t going to use their...
Pokey Mobile Broadband Isn’t Cutting It in the New App Era

Intel claims chassis design breakthrough could mean cheaper Ultrabooks, eventually

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If your heart says Ultrabook, but your bank says ultra broke, this may be welcome news. Intel claims to have had a breakthrough in chassis design that might point prices of the slim line laptops in a southerly direction. Using existing plastics, and some internal rearrangement aka "structural reduction...
Intel claims chassis design breakthrough could mean cheaper Ultrabooks, eventually

Remember Ultrabooks? Yeah, That Was A Good Time

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An IHS report has estimated that 10.3 million Ultrabooks shipped (not sold) worldwide in 2012, a considerably change from their original forecast of 22 million sold this year. 2013 should be OK, though, right? Wrong. IHS is expecting sales of 44 million in 2013, down from a forecast of 61...
Remember Ultrabooks? Yeah, That Was A Good Time

Toshiba's Haswell lineup includes notebooks that can support 4K external displays

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Toshiba unveiled part of its back-to-school PC lineup at Computex today, boasting touchscreen options with edge-to-edge glass at every price point in its Satellite S- and P-series notebooks; its Qosimo X75 enthusiast notebook; and its PX35t all-in-one desktop PC. "Our customers are telling us that touch is a nice-to-have...
Toshiba's Haswell lineup includes notebooks that can support 4K external displays

Android This Week: Devour Launches, Slacker Caches, Alex Gets Delayed

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Verizon’s latest entry in the Android space, the Motorola Devour, which is already being referred to as the Baby Droid due to its similar appearance to Verizon’s first Android phone, went on sale this week. The Devour is smaller than the Droid, and retains the sliding QWERTY keyboard for text...
Android This Week: Devour Launches, Slacker Caches, Alex Gets Delayed
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