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Samsung rolls out Ultra High Speed microSD cards destined for LTE phones and tablets

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While so far the Ultra High Speed Class 1 memory card designation has been reserved for SDXC and SDHC cards, Samsung just announced new microSD cards that support the faster interface as well. Currently being produced in 16GB sizes, they have maximum sequential read speeds of up to 80...
Samsung rolls out Ultra High Speed microSD cards destined for LTE phones and tablets

AT&T lights up LTE network in St Louis, expands coverage in Staten Island

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AT&T continues to slowly spread its flavor of 4G LTE throughout the land, tonight crossing two St. Louis and Staten Island off of its spring / early summer expansion list. The timing is favorable for anyone that gave up high speed wireless internet access for Lent, however everyone else...
AT&T lights up LTE network in St Louis, expands coverage in Staten Island

Apple Just Told Everyone Not To Buy An iPhone For Two Months (AAPL)

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After Rene Ritchie at iMore broke the news that Apple was planning an event to announce the next iPhone for September 12, other news outlets confirmed his report citing a source familiar with the matter. It sure seems like that "source" is either Apple PR, or someone at Apple authorized...
Apple Just Told Everyone Not To Buy An iPhone For Two Months (AAPL)

Google Is Laying Gigabit Fiber In Kansas City, Starting Today [Google]

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There's been talk of Google rolling out a gigabit fiber network across Kansas City, Kansas and Kansas City, Missouri for a while. But it's now official: Google engineers are laying cable as of today. That will bring with it not just high-speed browsing but probably Google's own cable TV,...
Google Is Laying Gigabit Fiber In Kansas City, Starting Today [Google]

Olympus unveils SZ-31MR camera: 16 megapixels, 24x optical zoom

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Japanese camera manufacturer Olympus has just introduced the successor to its SZ-30MR compact shooter. The new snapper not only sees a minimal increment on its stage name, SZ-31MR, but it also keeps the same 16-megapixel backlit sensor as its predecessor, as well as an identical 24x (25-600mm) optical zoom....
Olympus unveils SZ-31MR camera: 16 megapixels, 24x optical zoom

NTT DoCoMo expands its instant translation trials to 10 languages and 10,000 users

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NTT DoCoMo's high-speed over-the-phone translation service has hit its second wider trial, aiming to test its skills with 10 languages and 10,000 subscribers -- up from 1,000 during its initial tests in 2011. DoCoMo has thrown in a few more details on how its real-time translator working. The feature...
NTT DoCoMo expands its instant translation trials to 10 languages and 10,000 users

ASUS joins the 802.11ac action with its 1.75Gbps capable RT-AC66U router

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The RT-AC66U router introduced today by ASUS at Computex isn't the first 802.11ac spec'd high speed wireless box we've seen, but it is the first from this company. Decked out in the Black Diamond design we've become accustomed to, it combines 2.4GHz and 5GHz bandwidth to sling data at...
ASUS joins the 802.11ac action with its 1.75Gbps capable RT-AC66U router

T-Mobile brings out new mobile data plans mainly for the suits and ties, makes overage optional

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T-Mobile just updated its prepaid data plans a month ago, and now it's the corporate crowd's turn for a shakeup. The new (and quite frankly daunting) array of primarily business-minded plans is based around whether or not you'd rather face throttling or overage fees if you push past a...
T-Mobile brings out new mobile data plans mainly for the suits and ties, makes overage optional

China Clears Apple 3G Device

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Chinese regulators have approved an Apple device with high-speed wireless-data capabilities, suggesting the U.S. computer maker is a step closer to selling the latest version of its iPad in China....
China Clears Apple 3G Device

China planning manned mission to its own space station, didn't want to be on the ISS anyway

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State news agency Xinhua is reporting that China is planning to launch a manned spacecraft later this month. A Shenzhou-9 capsule and rocket are already in place, and when it launches it'll manually dock with the nation's space station: Tiangong-1. The nation is moving quickly to capitalize on its...
China planning manned mission to its own space station, didn't want to be on the ISS anyway
T-Mobile now offering both 'high-speed' and throttled mobile broadband plans for business users

Google looks to plant a field of satellite dishes in Iowa

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Iowa. Fertile home to 14 million acres of corn, nine million acres of soybeans, and -- if the FCC looks favorably on a recent application from Farmer Google -- a blooming array of 15-foot satellite dishes too. The request for a "receive only earth station" comes from Google Fiber, and...
Google looks to plant a field of satellite dishes in Iowa

Black hole clocks fastest wind ever recorded by NASA

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Born from the collapse of a massive star, a recently detected stellar-mass black hole is breaking high-speed records. [Read more]...
Black hole clocks fastest wind ever recorded by NASA

Newcastle University preps in-car GPS for the elderly, helps grandmum get home safely

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Most Engadget readers will have grown up with GPS, but the UK's Newcastle University has realized that many in the older generation might be first-timers and unfamiliar with all those keep-lefts and turn-rights. Development is underway at the school for a new satellite navigation system that would be easier...
Newcastle University preps in-car GPS for the elderly, helps grandmum get home safely

Australian agency taking Apple to court over iPad '4G' label

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High-speed wireless networking in Australia uses different 4G frequencies than those the new iPad supports, and a consumer commission will seek fines and injunctions barring sales. [Read more]...
Australian agency taking Apple to court over iPad '4G' label

Blackmagic Cinema Camera packs 'feature film' 2.5K quality, touchscreen for $2,995

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While Canon and Red have already stolen the show with new camera announcements here at NAB 2012, Blackmagic Design is trying to carve out a niche for its new Cinema Camera. Priced at $2,995, where the company sees this as differing from the competition is its ability to capture...
Blackmagic Cinema Camera packs 'feature film' 2.5K quality, touchscreen for $2,995

Quad-channel DDR3 memory corralled in round-up, Corsair, G.Skill and Patriot take home the trophies

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If you've wanted to build an X79-based gaming PC but were fretting over getting the most out of the quad-channel DDR3 memory you'll want to pair with that Ivy Bridge processor, don't fret: HotHardware has gathered together some of the most common high-speed RAM options and put them to...
Quad-channel DDR3 memory corralled in round-up, Corsair, G.Skill and Patriot take home the trophies

Bringing broadband to the boonies, part 3: Fiber's not free

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Stimulus dollars are connecting Eric Mack's tiny mountain town to a high-speed fiber network. But without further investment, the new technology could continue to pass him by. [Read more]...
Bringing broadband to the boonies, part 3: Fiber's not free

New iPad has 'world ready' 3G, LTE for Verizon, Rogers, Bell, Telus and AT&T

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At Apple's ongoing press conference, the company has just revealed its new retina display-equipped iPad will feature high speed LTE connections on Verizon, Rogers, Bell, Telus and AT&T networks, as well as 3G that works around the world. It brings "the most bands ever", but it looks like we'll...
New iPad has 'world ready' 3G, LTE for Verizon, Rogers, Bell, Telus and AT&T

Chinese androids wear tracksuits, play sports, but not at the same time (video)

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When we last caught up with the Beijing Institute's family of bots, their abilities extended to slow (but pretty) tai chi moves. Returning three years later, we see that they're coming along nicely: BHR-4 is still going through the old graceful routines, but now he's wearing a human face...
Chinese androids wear tracksuits, play sports, but not at the same time (video)

Alleged Macbook Pro spec sheet leaks ahead of WWDC

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Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference is right around the corner and the Cupertino-based company is expected to unveil numerous updates to its Mac computer line, including the Macbook Pro. A leaked spec sheet indicates that, unlike the 15-inch model, Apple’s 13-inch Macbook Pro may not see a Retina display update after...
Alleged Macbook Pro spec sheet leaks ahead of WWDC

Dyson's engineers head off to the races, create dragsters using spare parts, DC-16 motors (video)

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Dyson engineers certainly know a thing or two about creating innovative vacuums and fans Air Multipliers, but did you know they've also dabbled in the world of high-speed racing? Such is apparently now the case, as these folks were tasked with building go-kart drag racers out of spare parts,...
Dyson's engineers head off to the races, create dragsters using spare parts, DC-16 motors (video)

Toshiba announces Exceria line of high-speed SD cards

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The cards, set to debut between April and August, have top-shelf data-transfer speeds reaching 95MBps. [Read more]...
Toshiba announces Exceria line of high-speed SD cards
Super-fast motion tracking camera uses rotating mirrors to stay locked on target

Panasonic's interactive plasma display means never having to clean another eraser

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Will writing a sentence on the chalkboard 200 times ever be the same, once we switch over to interactive pen functionality? And how will such technologies affect the opening of The Simpsons? These are important questions we must ask as classrooms ready themselves to move over to boards like...
Panasonic's interactive plasma display means never having to clean another eraser
SanDisk announces 95MB/s Extreme Pro microSD cards, 8GB for $59.99

SanDisk announces Extreme Pro microSD cards for smartphones and tablets, quick speeds starting at $60

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Touting the "world's fastest mobile memory card" moniker, SanDisk has unveiled the Extreme Pro microSDHC line of storage add-ons for your smartphone or tablet. The outfit is advertising 95MB/s read and 90MB/s write speeds for the UHS Class 1 memory cards -- clocking in a bit faster than Samsung's...
SanDisk announces Extreme Pro microSD cards for smartphones and tablets, quick speeds starting at $60

New iPad: 4G No More (Sort Of)

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Apple has stopped calling the new iPad "4G-capable" after regulators cracked down on its U.S.-only capability to connect to high-speed LTE networks. Look for the "Wi-Fi + Cellular" iPad in some markets now....
New iPad: 4G No More (Sort Of)

LightSquared officially files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy

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As expected, May 14th is indeed a dark day for LightSquared. The company has just filed court paperwork in order to initiate Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings, effectively killing its dream of providing a high-speed mobile wireless network to upwards of 260 million people. Developing...LightSquared officially files for Chapter 11...
LightSquared officially files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy

T-Mobile USA to launch LTE in 2013

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Deutsche Telekom said on Thursday that T-Mobile USA will launch high-speed LTE service sometime next year. The company is the last major U.S. carrier to announce LTE plans and it has been questioned whether it would be able to amass enough spectrum to offer the service. T-Mobile’s future has been...
T-Mobile USA to launch LTE in 2013
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