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Western Digital rolls out ultra-slim 5mm Ultrabook drives

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The drive towards dirt-cheap Ultrabooks is getting a big boost with the release of Western Digital's new ultra-slim spinning hard drive, a barely there piece of hardware that is even thinner than the iPhone 5. WD's new WD5000MPCK, as it's clunkily called, is a 500GB traditional hard drive that...
Western Digital rolls out ultra-slim 5mm Ultrabook drives
Houdini Aims To Solve The Crucial Quality Question That Comes With Using Amazon's Mechanical Turk

Sharp Cocorobo vacuum avoids obstacles, embraces small talk

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With iRobot cleaning up in the robotic vacuum game, it's only logical that some major manufacturers like LG and Samsung want a piece of the dirt sucking action. Sharp has gotten into the game as well -- though the company's 'bot goes the extra mile for cleanliness. Cocorobo TX-V100...
Sharp Cocorobo vacuum avoids obstacles, embraces small talk

Faye – dirt simple pub/sub for Rack and Node.js

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Faye is an implementation of the Bayeux prototcol, a publish-subscribe messaging protocol designed primarily to allow client-side JavaScript programs to send messages to each other with low latency over HTTP. (Link: Faye – dirt simple pub/sub for Rack and Node.js)...
Faye – dirt simple pub/sub for Rack and Node.js

12 Must-Do PC Tasks

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Computers may have become a lot more user-friendly over the past decade, but they're still far from perfect--PCs require a certain amount of configuration and maintenance to operate at their full potential. Unfortunately, because we humans are also far from perfect, we frequently don't put in the work we...
12 Must-Do PC Tasks

How to change your DSLR lens the right way

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A lot of digital SLR owners tell me that they rarely change their camera's lens--not because they don't own several, but because they're worried about getting dust or dirt in the camera. That's a reasonable concern: Dirt can collect on the sensor and gunk up your photos. But having...
How to change your DSLR lens the right way

The A-to-Z of germs and diseases: Like no children’s video you’ve seen before [Video]

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At the Thinking Digital conference in Gateshead, UK this week, one of the stand-out sessions was Dr Jennifer Gardy‘s talk about epidemiology – seriously, that woman loves her germs and diseases. So much, in fact, that she turned them into a hand-drawn book – an ‘A to Z of Epidemiology’....
The A-to-Z of germs and diseases: Like no children’s video you’ve seen before [Video]

Massive data collector Acxiom plans to reveal the dirt it has on you

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One of the biggest personal data collectors around is getting ready to open its vaults to the public. According to Forbes, you'll soon be able to request your personal files from Acxiom, a marketing company that holds a database on the interests and details of over 700 million people....
Massive data collector Acxiom plans to reveal the dirt it has on you
After finding success with cheap HDMI cables, Monoprice aims for loftier ambitions
Review: Slickwraps adds a personalized skin to just about any mobile Apple device

New "Hairy" Material Is Almost Perfectly Hydrophobic

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drewsup writes "Wolfgang Sigmund, a professor of materials science and engineering at the University of Florida, has created a material modeled after spider hairs that acts as a nearly perfect water-repelling surface. Quoting Science Daily: 'A paper about the surface, which works equally well with hot or cold water, appears...
New "Hairy" Material Is Almost Perfectly Hydrophobic

DailyDirt: National Robotics Week -- Save The Bots!

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The third annual National Robotics Week is currently underway, if you didn't get the memo. The second week of April was officially designated for robotics in 2010 by House Resolution 1055. If you haven't hugged your robot today, it's about time you did, perhaps. A full calendar of events is...
DailyDirt: National Robotics Week -- Save The Bots!

Pinboard: A Social Bookmarking Tool That Literally Archives Your Web

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Imagine: You are working on something; suddenly you remember that some time back you stumbled across a piece of information that could save you hours of work.Wait, you saved the bookmark! A brief moment of exhilaration.You go to your bookmark service, find the bookmark, click on it. You wait… Wait...
Pinboard: A Social Bookmarking Tool That Literally Archives Your Web
Filmmaker Shane Carruth adopts direct distribution, offers cult hit 'Primer' DRM-free

Microsoft's new plan to boost Windows Phone: Sell dirt-cheap Lumias at Walmart

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Microsoft's new plan to boost Windows Phone: Sell dirt-cheap Lumias at Walmart

Nexus 4 comes back in stock for ordering today

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After two weeks in out-of-stock limbo, the dirt-cheap unlocked Google Android phone comes back online for ordering and another digital crush of customers. [Read more]...
Nexus 4 comes back in stock for ordering today

Sprint to offer Gingerbread on the cheap with ZTE Fury

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Expected to arrive in but a few days time, the ZTE handset should make for a dirt-cheap Android. [Read more]...
Sprint to offer Gingerbread on the cheap with ZTE Fury
Cloud | Google Chromebooks Rain On School Children, Invade HP

Google Doodle Commemorates Earth Day

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The doodle shows a leafy version of Google's name on top of a patch of dirt that grows red, blue and yellow flowers as you watch....
Google Doodle Commemorates Earth Day

Get a Pogoplug Family cloud-storage bundle for $29

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That's a dirt-cheap price for a three-user backup system, and it includes a Pogoplug Mobile device. [Read more]...
Get a Pogoplug Family cloud-storage bundle for $29

The Steve Jobs 'Reality Distortion Field' Even Makes It Into His FBI File

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The late Apple leader's 1991 FBI file is now part of the public record. When Steve Jobs was up for an appointment to the President's Export Council in 1991, the Federal Bureau of Investigation did what it does for all such appointments and went looking for dirt. They want to...
The Steve Jobs 'Reality Distortion Field' Even Makes It Into His FBI File

Nokia determined to win race to the bottom with dirt-cheap $20 handset

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Nokia determined to win race to the bottom with dirt-cheap $20 handset

Marissa Mayer and the Art of the Earnings Call

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Conference calls discussing corporate earnings are often like political debates: An hour or so of jargon as dry as dirt. But much like the this year’s presidential debates, Yahoo’s earnings call Monday promised to be worth tuning into, if for no other reason that this was Marissa Mayer’s first and...
Marissa Mayer and the Art of the Earnings Call

Amazing Black Friday Laptop Deals Under $500

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It wouldn't be Black Friday without some classic doorbusters--those dirt-cheap laptop deals tailor-made to get you in line at some ungodly hour. This year is no different, and we've picked 10 of the best sub-$500 laptop deals worth fighting the crowds to get. Plan ahead, make a beeline, and...
Amazing Black Friday Laptop Deals Under $500

Dirt-cheap alternatives to the Google Nexus Q

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Before you plunk down $300 on Google's new media-streaming orb, consider the many other products that do a lot more for a lot less. [Read more]...
Dirt-cheap alternatives to the Google Nexus Q

In Fitting Mission Impossible-Style Conclusion, Flame Malware Self-Destructs

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Sorry, we can't help ourselves. (http://commons.wikimedia.org/) Could the Flame malware infection be any more straight out of a spy movie? Answer: nope. Ars Technica reports that attackers have now issued a "suicide" command to the infected computers, thereby essentially scrubbing its tracks. Discovered by Kaspersky Lab, the malware has made headlines because...
In Fitting Mission Impossible-Style Conclusion, Flame Malware Self-Destructs

Quitting Top IBM Salespeople Say They Are Leaving In Droves (IBM)

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Getting a job at IBM used to be the epitome of making it in the tech world. But since we first published a story about how IBM is screwing salespeople out of their commissions, the letters from other salespeople who have recently quit keep pouring in. They say IBM is...
Quitting Top IBM Salespeople Say They Are Leaving In Droves (IBM)

Amazon Announces A New Dirt Cheap Cloud For Storage (AMZN)

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Amazon has expanded its cloud offerings once again -- this time offering to store a company's data for the low price of 1 penny per gigabyte per month. The new service is called Amazon Glacier and it's intended for backup and archival data. The kind of data a company needs...
Amazon Announces A New Dirt Cheap Cloud For Storage (AMZN)

Washington Post Stock Jumps After Barron's Calls It 'Dirt Cheap'

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Washington Post Stock Jumps After Barron's Calls It 'Dirt Cheap'
Apple's new spaceship campus delayed until 2016
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