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On the road: VW Beetle 1.4-litre 160 PS six-speed manual – review

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It's not just about getting from A to B with the new Beetle, it's about getting there with a :)Chirrup! says Tweetdeck, announcing the arrival of somebody's wisdom in up to 140 characters. @Marys_Daughter's, in fact, ooh I don't think I know her, and she's addressing me personally. "Ah," she...
On the road: VW Beetle 1.4-litre 160 PS six-speed manual – review

AMD CTO reveals first Steamroller details

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Ever since the relatively disappointing debut of AMD's Bulldozer microarchitecture, we've been curious to find out what happens next. New architectures sometimes have their share of troubles, but they often bring with them quite a bit of headroom for improvement, especially once there's operating silicon to be examined and optimized....
AMD CTO reveals first Steamroller details

Behringer announces new Xenyx Q USB mixers

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Behringer announced today the availability of its Xenyx Q Series USB mixers, bringing a wide range of USB functionalities to consumers at an affordable price. The Q Series comes in configurations ranging from five to 24 inputs, featuring microphone preamps for ultra-low noise, high headroom operation. Select models also have...
Behringer announces new Xenyx Q USB mixers

Car review: Peugeot HYbrid4 3008

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It'll never come first in a beauty pageant, but this revolutionary Peugeot has other titles in mindPrice £26,995MPG 70.5Top speed 118mphTwo years ago at the annual What Car? awards (some in the motoring world compare them to the Oscars, but they probably also compare themselves to James Hunt) there was...
Car review: Peugeot HYbrid4 3008
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Mary Meeker on the economy, mobile, and Facebook

FCC clears Sprint to run CDMA, 4G LTE on 800MHz iDEN airwaves

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Sprint might not have its 4G LTE network up and running to power your EVO 4G LTE, but it's already getting more headroom. The FCC has just tweaked the rules around the ESMR (Enhanced Specialized Mobile Radio) spectrum to let Sprint, and the considerably more regional SouthernLINC Wireless, run...
FCC clears Sprint to run CDMA, 4G LTE on 800MHz iDEN airwaves

Facebook doesn’t want world domination: it needs it

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In many ways Facebook is a very American success: forged at Harvard, warmed up in the crucible of Silicon Valley, and now reaching boiling point by becoming one of the nation’s most valuable companies. But it’s also a very international business, too, with 900 million users spread all around the...
Facebook doesn’t want world domination: it needs it

New OmniVision 16-megapixel camera sensors could record 4K, 60 fps video on your smartphone

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Nokia has reportedly been dreaming of PureView phones with 4K video; as of today, OmniVision is walking the walk quite a bit earlier. The 16-megapixel resolution of the OV16820 and OV16825 is something we've seen before, but it now has a massive amount of headroom for video. If your...
New OmniVision 16-megapixel camera sensors could record 4K, 60 fps video on your smartphone

Mobile Game Recording YC Alum Kamcord Raises $1.5 Million From Andreessen Horowitz, Google Ventures, And Others

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It’s been about four months since YC alum Kamcord first opened its mobile game recording SDK to eager developers, and the team seems picked up quite a bit of steam since then. Today, Kamcord announced that it has raised a total of $1.5 million in seed funding from Andreesen Horowitz,...
Mobile Game Recording YC Alum Kamcord Raises $1.5 Million From Andreessen Horowitz, Google Ventures, And Others

Cognizant CEO allays growth worries, eyes 'SMAC stack' services

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India’s outsourcing firms have headroom for growth, says Cognizant’s CEO. Can the company build successful services around social, mobile, analytics and cloud?...
Cognizant CEO allays growth worries, eyes 'SMAC stack' services

Skullcandy 50/50

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Until recently I hadn't paid much attention to Skullcandy's headphones and headsets-the company's focus on extreme sports, punk- and hip-hop-inspired aesthetics, and too-clever product names (case in point: "Smokin' Buds") suggested I might not be in the target audience. However, many of Skullcandy's products-particularly its inexpensive "canalbud" models-have gotten...
Skullcandy 50/50

Leaked chart appears to spill beans on Intel's Haswell desktop CPU range

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The folks over at VR-Zone have snagged a chart which purports to represent Intel's plans for the Haswell architecture in 2013. If genuine, then we can expect at least 14 new desktop CPUs to arrive next year, including a range-topping 3.5GHz Core i7 with a TDP of just 84W...
Leaked chart appears to spill beans on Intel's Haswell desktop CPU range

5 fun data center facts from the Uptime Institute

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It’s a tough economy out there. That’s why some figures from the new Uptime Institute’s 2012 Data Center Industry Survey might surprise those who would expect spending on data center infrastructure to be cut to the bone. That’s not true for the majority of the 1,100 owners and operators that...
5 fun data center facts from the Uptime Institute

Seagate Wireless Plus drive appears at the FCC teasing next-gen WiFi storage for Android, iOS

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Seagate has jumped into wireless mobile storage with both feet, launching the GoFlex Satellite (now just the Satellite) and even experimenting with an LTE-equipped drive for dedicated road warriors. The FCC has just revealed that Seagate isn't having second thoughts about its strategy anytime soon: a previously unknown Wireless...
Seagate Wireless Plus drive appears at the FCC teasing next-gen WiFi storage for Android, iOS

TSMC ramps 28nm ARM Cortex-A9 chip to 3.1GHz, gives your desktop jitters

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We know TSMC's energy-miser 28-nanometer manufacturing process has a lot of headroom, but the company just ratcheted expectations up by a few notches. Lab workers at Taiwan's semiconductor giant have successfully run a dual-core ARM Cortex-A9 processor at 3.1GHz under normal conditions. That's a 55 percent higher clock speed...
TSMC ramps 28nm ARM Cortex-A9 chip to 3.1GHz, gives your desktop jitters

Sequel to Thunderbolt is all about 4K video

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The next generation of Intel's Thunderbolt interface was officially given a name yesterday. Formerly known by its codename "Falcon Ridge," Intel has announced that the latest iteration will be called "Thunderbolt 2." It's not terribly creative, but it does stick with the existing branding. We've talked about Intel's sequel...
Sequel to Thunderbolt is all about 4K video

On the road: Mitsubishi Mirage 3 1.2

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'The Mirage is more slippery than any of its class rivals. Heck, it's practically a fish'No, drag coefficient has nothing to do with how dull a car is. We're talking aerodynamics here. A car's drag coefficient, aka its Cd, affects the way it moves through the air. The lower the figure, the less...
On the road: Mitsubishi Mirage 3 1.2

Redfin to top $50M in revenue: Kelman says there's more to the Internet than 'just running ads for other people'

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Glenn Kelman Redfin CEO Glenn Kelman popped by the TechCrunch offices earlier today to talk about the company’s new Collections photo service, which we wrote about earlier. But that’s not what caught our attention. For the first time that I can recall, Kelman disclosed the company’s annual revenues, noting in...
Redfin to top $50M in revenue: Kelman says there's more to the Internet than 'just running ads for other people'

Is AT&T sunsetting its 2G networks as well?

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AT&T is asking its mobile customers with 2G-only phones to make the leap to 3G and 4G devices, warning them in a letter that their voice and 2G data quality may soon degrade in some areas, MarketWatch reported Thursday. It looks like in the aftermath of its failed merger with...
Is AT&T sunsetting its 2G networks as well?

PowerColor Pops the Top on Radeon HD 7950, Tweaks the Engine and Adds Custom Heatsink

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Picture this: You're driving along in a remote area clear of people, animals, and other cars. There's a posted speed limit with a couple of bullet holes in it.  Do you tap the break and adjust your speed accordingly, or take a potshot of your own at the sign and...
PowerColor Pops the Top on Radeon HD 7950, Tweaks the Engine and Adds Custom Heatsink

AT&T clears up when “unlimited” plans hit the brakes

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AT&T has clarified exactly who will be affected by its decision to throttle data speeds for smartphone users still on old “unlimited” plans. If you consume more than 3GB of data a month, expect your download speeds to plummet once you hit that mark, but if you have an LTE...
AT&T clears up when “unlimited” plans hit the brakes

VIA EPIA-P910 stuffs 3D display support, quad-core into a Pico-ITX size

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If there's been a race in the Pico-ITX realm to catch up to full-size PCs, VIA just leapt ahead by a few bounds with the EPIA-P910. The tiny PC mates one of VIA's 1GHz QuadCore E-Series processors with a VX11H media core to handle the kinds of tasks that...
VIA EPIA-P910 stuffs 3D display support, quad-core into a Pico-ITX size

ZTE Fury brings mid-size Android to Sprint for $20

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Sprint set out to raise the standard for budget Android phoens on Friday through launching the ZTE Fury. Although low cost, it still musters a 3.5-inch LCD, a five-megapixel camera, and a 1GHz (if single-core) Snapdragon processor. Most of the cost trimming comes from the absences of 4G and a...
ZTE Fury brings mid-size Android to Sprint for $20

Netduino Plus 2 offers four times the speed, full round of futureproofing (video)

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The original Netduino Plus was a welcome alternative for Arduino developers that had its limits -- even networking was almost a step too far. Secret Labs doesn't want any of us to bump our heads on the ceiling with its just-launched Netduino Plus 2. The networkable, .NET-friendly developer board...
Netduino Plus 2 offers four times the speed, full round of futureproofing (video)

AT&T intros extra-large Mobile Share and pooled data plans with business in mind

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We can't vouch with any certainty that individual subscribers have embraced AT&T's Mobile Share plans with open arms. Corporate customers (and simply the very well-heeled) are another matter: they could use big buckets of data to get their many devices online, which is why AT&T is adding considerably more...
AT&T intros extra-large Mobile Share and pooled data plans with business in mind
Avid announces Pro Tools|HD Native, its first Thunderbolt interface and PCIe card

NVIDIA outs GeForce GTX 670 GPU: it's Kepler without the mortgage

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This'll be old news for some lucky folks, but NVIDIA has just unveiled the GeForce GTX 670 graphics card. It aims to bring Kepler to gamers who don't have off-shore bank accounts, with a price tag of $399 (or £329 in the UK, and €329 in Europe). What sacrifices...
NVIDIA outs GeForce GTX 670 GPU: it's Kepler without the mortgage

AMD's newest CPUs are still compensating for Bulldozer's failings

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AMD's Steamroller architecture will offer tweaks to improve the performance of Bulldozer and Piledriver while reducing power consumption AMD via The Tech Report AMD yesterday revealed some of the high-level changes it would be bringing to Steamroller, the product code name for its next CPU refresh. According to AMD's...
AMD's newest CPUs are still compensating for Bulldozer's failings

European Commission clears 2GHz bands for LTE use by 2014, claims 4G pipes wider than the US

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European LTE deployments might just be getting started, but the European Commission is already trying to head off any bandwidth problems at the pass. The organization has ordered that 120MHz of normally 3G-only spectrum around the 2GHz band has to be reusable for LTE and other 4G networks by...
European Commission clears 2GHz bands for LTE use by 2014, claims 4G pipes wider than the US
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