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Leap Motion announces first OEM bundling deal (with ASUS) ... and a massive new $30M funding round

Slimmer 13-Inch and 15-Inch MacBook Pros Reportedly in Production

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Claims of redesigned MacBook Pro models continue to surface ahead of the official launch of Intel's Ivy Bridge chips, and Digitimes now reports that slimmer versions of the 13-inch and 15-inch MacBook Pro are currently in production. Notably, the report claims that the MacBook Pro line will remain distinct from...
Slimmer 13-Inch and 15-Inch MacBook Pros Reportedly in Production

A5X Chip Floorplan Reveals Significant Space Required for Quad-Core Graphics

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Earlier today, we pointed to some teardown tidbits from Chipworks regarding the new iPad, including the observation that the A5X system-on-a-chip is unsurprisingly be manufactured by Samsung and is using the same 45-nm process used for the A5 package in earlier devices. Also noted was a significant increase of about...
A5X Chip Floorplan Reveals Significant Space Required for Quad-Core Graphics

F-35B fighter jet's first vertical landing was years, billions in the making (video)

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Lockheed Martin's F-35 program has been a political whipping boy seemingly forever, but the VTOL 'B'-variant of the pricey supersonic jet finally did what it was made for: a vertical landing. That happened nearly two years to the day after the estimated $304 million (each!) jet's first mid-air hover,...
F-35B fighter jet's first vertical landing was years, billions in the making (video)

Read/Write Daily: Drones Over America?

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Today's theme is the funny-looking future. Humans have been dreaming of the era of air and space flight for a long time. But now that we're here, it turns out the future isn't always as romantic as we expected it to be. Look at how ugly some of our best...
Read/Write Daily: Drones Over America?

DisplayMate Praises new iPad Screen Sharpness and Color

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Comparison, though color differences hard to capture in screenshots DisplayMate has published an extensive "shoot out" between the new iPad, the iPad 2 and iPhone 4. Aside from the much discussed resolution improvements of the 3rd Generation iPad, DisplayMate also confirms that the new screen also has much better...
DisplayMate Praises new iPad Screen Sharpness and Color

LifeBeam Brings Fighter Pilot Heart-Monitoring Technology To Your Bicycle Helmet

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LifeBeam is kicking off an Indiegogo campaign for a new smart cycling helmet that uses smart sensors to track your heart rate. LifeBeam is an Israel-based startup that thus far has specialized in aerospace technology that is used to track the vital signs of fighter jet pilots and astronauts. Instead...
LifeBeam Brings Fighter Pilot Heart-Monitoring Technology To Your Bicycle Helmet

Channelling your inner Eastwood: CES 2013 offers brain-wave technology

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It's not quite Firefox - the movie, not the search engine - but companies are developing exciting mind-controlled gizmosIf you were a 10-year-old boy in 1982 the most exciting film of that year was not Tootsie, or Blade Runner, or even ET, but a rather ridiculous action thriller called Firefox,...
Channelling your inner Eastwood: CES 2013 offers brain-wave technology

5 of the best looking games for Apple’s hi-definition iPad

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Where can die-hard console gamers and iPad lovers agree? It’s hard to say, but Apple is appealing to both audiences with a new version of the iPad that boasts a touchscreen display with over three million pixels–more than the average HD device and more than what the Playstation 3 or...
5 of the best looking games for Apple’s hi-definition iPad

Read/Write Daily: Reaching Orbit

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Today's theme is reaching orbit. Most human beings have gotten used to the idea of flying through the air by now. Some aspects of human flight feel downright old and outdated. But the cutting edge of flight still demonstrates the highest heights of human technology. For most people, flying...
Read/Write Daily: Reaching Orbit

New iPad Launches to 'Record Weekend' in Sales

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During today's financial conference call, one analyst asked if Apple would be issuing a press release about last weekend's launch sales numbers for the iPad. Apple refocused the conversation back on their dividend announcement but did reveal that they had a "record weekend" and were "thrilled with it." Apple...
New iPad Launches to 'Record Weekend' in Sales

Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II stealth fighter cockpit demonstrator hands-on (video)

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We spend hundreds of hours on board a variety of airplanes each year, most often en-route to a trade show or product launch event, but occasionally we have a rare opportunity to hop on board military aircraft, to test out unrelated products, or, even more unusually, to take a...
Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II stealth fighter cockpit demonstrator hands-on (video)

The Crazy And Surreal Sights Of Google Earth (GOOG)

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Google Earth literally gives us the ability to look at the planet in new ways. And with volumes of satellite photos digitally stitched together to let people explore the Earth's surface from the comfort of their couches, users have found some pretty surreal things over the years.A giant pink bunny...
The Crazy And Surreal Sights Of Google Earth (GOOG)

TNW at IBC: GoPro cameras for extreme filmmakers have 'vomit-proof' housings

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The Next Web has been in Amsterdam at International Broadcasting Convention (IBC),  livestreaming interviews from the event with the help of LiveU. If you missed the streaming live, our interviews are on site so you can find out what the future of broadcast looks like. You can find more of...
TNW at IBC: GoPro cameras for extreme filmmakers have 'vomit-proof' housings

Panasonic Lumix TZ30 pictures and hands-on

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Up close and personal Panasonic has updated its TZ range of digital cameras and Pocket-lint has already had a play at a secret location behind closed doors. The new model, which will replace the Panasonic Lumix TZ20 will come with a number of improved features including a 20x optical...
Panasonic Lumix TZ30 pictures and hands-on

OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion Developer Preview 2 Seeded to Developers

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Apple today seeded the second preview version of OS X Mountain Lion to developers, building upon the initial developer version released one month ago. As noted by The Next Web, Apple has also posted an extensive list of known issues alerting developers to various bugs and missing features that have...
OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion Developer Preview 2 Seeded to Developers

Five Apps That Would Get Me To Put On Google's Weird New Computer Glasses (GOOG)

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Google is going to start selling glasses with computers in them, the New York Times's Nick Bilton has been reporting. The computer "screen" will be graphics layered over the lenses, kind of like a "heads-up display" or "HUD" in a fighter jet. The computer glasses will run on Android,...
Five Apps That Would Get Me To Put On Google's Weird New Computer Glasses (GOOG)

Apple Lists Retina-Enabled Apps for New iPad

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Apple has posted a new section on iTunes highlighting "Great Apps for the New iPad". The section lists many new Retina-enabled iPad apps that take advantage of the new iPad's high resolution screen. The apps include games such as Flight Control Rocket, Sky Gamblers, Infinity Blade II. Also listed...
Apple Lists Retina-Enabled Apps for New iPad

Apple Adds iCloud Safari Tab Syncing to OS X Mountain Lion Preview 2

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One feature promised in OS X Mountain Lion was the ability to sync Safari tabs between different devices. Macworld reported it in their Mountain Lion Preview, but was unable to actually find the feature in their early build.And although I couldn’t find this feature in the version I tested, Apple...
Apple Adds iCloud Safari Tab Syncing to OS X Mountain Lion Preview 2

Sharp to Begin Retina Display Shipments for New iPad

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The Wall Street Journal reports that Sharp Corporation is still trying to ramp up production of displays for Apple's new iPad and expects to start shipments "as soon as possible". The panels are to be used in Apple Inc.'s AAPL +1.44% new iPad, according to people familiar the matter. The...
Sharp to Begin Retina Display Shipments for New iPad

OS X Mountain Lion Apps Now Ask Permission to Access Contacts

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Dustin Curtis points out that in the latest developer seed of OS X Mountain Lion, Apple now requires OS X Apps to get explicit permission to access your address book information. The move mirrors recent changes made to iOS which will also ask the user for permission for an App...
OS X Mountain Lion Apps Now Ask Permission to Access Contacts
Stephen Wolfram Says He Has An Algorithm For Everything -- Literally

3rd Generation iPad Launches Around the World

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The 3rd Generation iPad continues to launch around the world to long lines in many locations. The iPad is launching in ten countries including the US, Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Japan, Singapore, Switzerland and the UK. Paris was the most impressive line photo we received. This photo...
3rd Generation iPad Launches Around the World

New Verizon iPad Runs on AT&T 3G Networks with AT&T Micro-SIM

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One of the major selling features of the new Verizon iPad Wi-Fi + 4G LTE is its compatibility with GSM networks for international roaming purposes. But what hasn't been clear is whether users could insert an AT&T micro-SIM card into a Verizon iPad and receive data connectivity. Given that the...
New Verizon iPad Runs on AT&T 3G Networks with AT&T Micro-SIM
A close-up look at Lamborghini's Tegra infotainment system (video)

Gates: F-35 Fighter Jet Cost, Schedule Woes 'Unacceptable' - TIME

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Gates: F-35 Fighter Jet Cost, Schedule Woes 'Unacceptable' - TIME

China's growing military might obscures the real threat of cyberwar

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China is growing in military prowess. Obviously, the manpower available is unmatched, but the technology is catching up as well. Their military budget has jumped to $100 billion in the last decade. It’s only about a sixth of what the United States spends, but China is growing fast. In ten...
China's growing military might obscures the real threat of cyberwar

Walmart to Offer New iPad Beginning at 12:01 AM Local Time

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As noted by Insanely Great Mac, Walmart has issued a statement announcing that it will be offering a "limited supply" of the new iPad beginning at 12:01 AM local time at its 24-hour stores in the United States. Walmart's sales will start eight hours before Apple's own retail stores open...
Walmart to Offer New iPad Beginning at 12:01 AM Local Time

Iran's New Jet Can Fly (In Photoshop, At Least)!

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You really start to get the feeling that some of these less-friendly nations aren't even trying anymore. We recently covered how North Korea tried to scare the bejeezus (technical term) out of the States with an incredibly strange movie about a man dreaming of the nuclear annihilation of America, except...
Iran's New Jet Can Fly (In Photoshop, At Least)!

Apple to Host Conference Call Monday Concerning its Near $100 Billion Cash Balance

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Apple issued a media alert indicating that it would be holding a conference call on Monday, March 19th at 6 a.m. PDT/9 a.m. EDT. The conference call will "announce the outcome of the Company’s discussions concerning its cash balance."Tim Cook, Apple’s CEO, and Peter Oppenheimer, Apple’s CFO, will host...
Apple to Host Conference Call Monday Concerning its Near $100 Billion Cash Balance
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