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Gentlemen, start your benches: Measuring Windows 8's performance

What Technology Will We Expect with Next Year’s PCs and How Will it Affect Prices?

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Smartphones and tablets have a lot to answer for, at least when it comes to making technology affordable for the public.  Since the launch of the first iPhone it’s become not only accepted that sensors and other devices such as GPS, multi-touch capacitive screens, NFC, accelerometers, digital compasses and more should...
What Technology Will We Expect with Next Year’s PCs and How Will it Affect Prices?

Too bad, Acer: Microsoft is working on next-gen Surface units, according to job posting

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Well, here’s your answer, Acer: No. Microsoft, who was publicly dressed down yesterday by its OEM partner Acer for entering into the market that its partners had long ruled — computing devices running Windows — appears to be full speed ahead on the idea. Caught first by Mary Branscombe on...
Too bad, Acer: Microsoft is working on next-gen Surface units, according to job posting
Designer Yves Behar: Wearable devices are the hardest to design

Wearable Computers to Reach 485 Million Annual Units by 2018

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In a new research report published by ABI today they forecast wearable computing devices such as Apple's iWatch to exceed 485 million annual shipments by 2018....
Wearable Computers to Reach 485 Million Annual Units by 2018

Searching without searching: Expect Labs taps Nuance for bold predictive computing tech

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We’re now getting our first taste of a world where our computing devices fetch us relevant information without our asking. Google Now is the most notable example, Google’s Siri-esque competitor that can learn from your daily routine, and parse information in your e-mail. In that same vein there’s Expect...
Searching without searching: Expect Labs taps Nuance for bold predictive computing tech

Semiconductor industry to recover this year

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Increased sales of electronics and new forms of computing devices will drive the worldwide semiconductor market to growth this year after a slowdown in 2012, the nonprofit organization World Semiconductor Trade Statistics (WSTS) said on Monday. Semiconductor revenue this year will grow by 4.5 percent compared to 2012, in...
Semiconductor industry to recover this year

Meet The $35 Tablet That Could Connect The World

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TechCrunch got its hands on the new Aakash UbiSlate 7Ci, the super-cheap tablet that will attempt to connect every student in India to the Internet. Educators have long hoped that cheap computing devices could bridge the global information divide, but previous attempts have been dogged by disappointing performance, lack...
Meet The $35 Tablet That Could Connect The World
BII MOBILE INSIGHTS: Is The BlackBerry CEO Partly Right About Tablets?

Apple patent app portends gadgets made of glass

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Thought all those shattered screens and iPhone 4 backplates would push Apple towards making mobile devices machined from aluminum like its laptops and tablets? Think again, friends, because a newly published patent application from Cupertino indicates the company is considering crafting portable computing devices out of glass. The app...
Apple patent app portends gadgets made of glass
Foursquare CEO Looks Beyond Mobile Handsets: Anywhere There's A Screen, We Want To Be On It
Q&A: Hulu CTO Richard Tom on the future of television
What’s in a name: Why the new iPad isn’t called iPad 3

Synaptics lets Linux gadgets give the iPad 10 fingers

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Apple’s multitouch finger controls on the iPad have inspired a wave of copycat tablet computers that will be out later this year. Those copycats are likely to get help from touch-sensor company Synaptics, which is announcing today that it has created a Linux version of its multitouch sensor system....
Synaptics lets Linux gadgets give the iPad 10 fingers
Will Google Deliver on Its Nexus Q Promise? Not at This Year's I/O.

THE END OF SMARTPHONES: Google Is Working On A 'Smart Watch' Of Its Own (GOOG, AAPL)

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Google is actively exploring the idea of making its own smart watch, a source briefed on the plans tells Business Insider. Specifically, it is looking at ways it might be able to market this device. This makes sense for a few reasons. For starters, Google recently secured a patent for a smart watch...
THE END OF SMARTPHONES: Google Is Working On A 'Smart Watch' Of Its Own (GOOG, AAPL)

Dell beats Q4 expectations with revenue of $14.3b, net income of $530m in weak PC market

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Today Dell reported its fourth quarter financial performance, including revenue of $14.3 billion, net income of $530 million, and earnings per share of $0.30. On a non-GAAP basis, the company earnings $0.40. Analysts had expected non-GAAP earnings per share of $0.39 and revenue of $14.1 billion. As the Wall Street...
Dell beats Q4 expectations with revenue of $14.3b, net income of $530m in weak PC market

Microsoft earnings: Windows wasn't as bad as expected but it wasn't good either

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The biggest news out of Microsoft’s third quarter earnings call was that its flagship Windows business held up better than expected after reports of the demise of the PC market. But it still wasn’t perky. Once a big  upgrade was factored in, Windows revenue was flat year over year —...
Microsoft earnings: Windows wasn't as bad as expected but it wasn't good either

PandoHouse Rock: A history of the Internet and computing in 71 seconds

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From machines that took up entire rooms to Web-connected devices you can wear on your face, PandoDaily and the Explainer Music team tell the story of computing and the Internet with a song made entirely out of sounds created by or on computing devices. Music by Andrew Bean, Video...
PandoHouse Rock: A history of the Internet and computing in 71 seconds

Allied Electronics Is Now Accepting Orders For The Bite-Sized Raspberry Pi

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The Raspberry Pi is a tasty little Linux computing device but it’s so far been rather hard to buy. I’ve wanted to order one since it officially started to ship in April. However, due to the limited quantities, retailers sold out nearly immediately. Enter Allied Electronics. The Texas-based electronic distributor...
Allied Electronics Is Now Accepting Orders For The Bite-Sized Raspberry Pi

25 percent of adult Americans own a tablet, research reveals

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The number of adult Americans who own tablet computers continues to grow, hitting 25 percent in the first eight months of 2012, according to the Pew Research Center's Internet & American Life Project. In survey results released Thursday, Pew reveals the 6 percent increase in tablet ownership over the...
25 percent of adult Americans own a tablet, research reveals

Tablets Will Rule by 2016, Analyst Says

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Tablets will become most users' main computing devices within the next four years, with a third of those in business, Forrester Research analyst predicts....
Tablets Will Rule by 2016, Analyst Says
8 things you need to know about Windows 8
The Mouse Is Dead: Long Live Tobii, Leonard3Do, Leap Motion & Oculus VR
In Google's Future, We Will All Be Developers

CarryAlongs Dominate, Enterprise Struggles and Hacktivists Rule in 2013

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It’s December and word here in New York is that Mark Anderson, the analyst and CEO of Strategic News Service is in town. That means it’s time for another round of his annual predictions for what he thinks are some of the big trends to watch in technology in the...
CarryAlongs Dominate, Enterprise Struggles and Hacktivists Rule in 2013

Microsoft updates roadmap for Windows Embedded, more releases to come

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Microsoft plans to release Windows Embedded Standard 8 next March, as the company aims to bring Windows 8 features to a whole host of devices outside the PC, including ATMs, information kiosks, advertising displays and even industrial machines. On Wednesday, Microsoft introduced a new roadmap for the next versions...
Microsoft updates roadmap for Windows Embedded, more releases to come
Acer's $299 Chromebook boosts memory, battery life, and storage
Facebook Just Destroyed Google's Android Strategy (FB, GOOG)

Worried Who's Watching Your Web Browsing? Adafruit's Onion Pi Tor Proxy Project Creates A Private, Portable Wi-Fi Access Point

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Adafruit Industries has put together a weekend project for people worried the NSA is watching how many reruns of Seinfeld they watch on their tablet. The Onion Pi Tor Proxy is a weekend project that uses the Raspberry Pi microcomputer, along with a USB WiFi adapter and Ethernet cable to create “a small,...
Worried Who's Watching Your Web Browsing? Adafruit's Onion Pi Tor Proxy Project Creates A Private, Portable Wi-Fi Access Point
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