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More Claims of October Launch for Updated iMac Models

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With Apple opting not to release updated iMac models at its Worldwide Developers Conference last month, there has been considerable debate over the timing of the next update. Several of the hardware pieces such as Ivy Bridge processors are already available to support an update, and with the last update...
More Claims of October Launch for Updated iMac Models

What DON’T we know about the next iPad (besides its name)?

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The next iPad will have the name “iPad 3,” according to the consensus of rumors, and it features a faster processor/GPU while remaining the same size as the current iPad 2. Its unveiling is in a month and will be available (in Wi-Fi certainly) almost immediately after. The big differentiator...
What DON’T we know about the next iPad (besides its name)?

ASUS Zenbook UX32VD unveiled, packs discrete graphics to flaunt that 1080p screen

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New high-resolution Zenbooks are on their way, but ASUS has now revealed another addition that's packing its own discrete graphics. Like its recently unveiled siblings, the Zenbook UX32VD still packs a 1920 x 1080 IPS panel and "the latest Intel Core processor" -- likely something from the Ivy Bridge...
ASUS Zenbook UX32VD unveiled, packs discrete graphics to flaunt that 1080p screen

Fujitsu unveils two new LifeBooks, shows some Ivy Bridge zen

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Fujitsu's teased us before with Intel's hot new chipset, but now it's getting ready to actually ship two notebooks with Intel's third-gen Core i7 CPU. The first, like others before it, will be a refresh of an older model, the LifeBook LH532, with its last-gen i7 tech swapped out...
Fujitsu unveils two new LifeBooks, shows some Ivy Bridge zen

Confirmed: Galaxy S III To Pack Samsung’s New 1.4GHz Exynos 4 Quad Processor

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Samsung has been doing their damnedest to keep their next Galaxy phone under wraps, but there’s one thing they just couldn’t keep quiet about — the processor. The Korean electronics giant announced not long ago that their new 1.4 GHz Exynos 4 Quad chipset would be the one to power...
Confirmed: Galaxy S III To Pack Samsung’s New 1.4GHz Exynos 4 Quad Processor

Visualized: Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG E-Cell bares all

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Mercedes' electric AMG SLS E-Cell is the teutonic powerhouse's futuristic new gull-wing coupe. An electric motor stationed upon each wheel helps it develop 525 horsepower and go from 0-60 in four seconds (three tenths of a second slower than promised). Now its whipped that neon yellow body from the...
Visualized: Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG E-Cell bares all
Goodbye, Exynos: Benchmark Points To Dual-Core Processor For Verizon’s Galaxy S III

Acer Aspire Timeline Ultra M3 review

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When Acer's Aspire Timeline Ultra notebooks made their first appearance at CES, these 14- and 15-inch laptops seemed like little more than the successors to Acer's TimelineX series. Thin-and-light laptops, complete with optical drive and some likely reasonable prices. While there's no mistaking that DVD burner and mainstream screen...
Acer Aspire Timeline Ultra M3 review

NVIDIA CEO suggests $199 Tegra 3 tablets in the summer

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Always talkative NVIDIA CEO Jen-Hsun Huang is in the news yet again, this time telling the New York Times that his company's Tegra 3 hardware is incorporating enough cost saving that it could be in $199 Android tablets by this summer. Beyond the tantalizing thought of value-priced tablets with...
NVIDIA CEO suggests $199 Tegra 3 tablets in the summer

How to create the best video chat experience

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This post is sponsored by Citrix® GoToMeeting®. Attend your meetings from anywhere. Try GoToMeeting today for Free! Whether you’re using a top-of-the-line TelePresence solution (remember them from 24?) or simply playing with a standard laptop webcam, it’s a good bet that you’ve already had a video chat in one...
How to create the best video chat experience

Ubuntu for Android could turn your phone into a powerful desktop computer

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What if you could run around town with your Android phone using it like you normally do and when you get to the office all you have to do is dock it and start your day? That’s exactly what Ubuntu wants to do with its pitch to Android handset manufacturers...
Ubuntu for Android could turn your phone into a powerful desktop computer

Intel not joining graphics chip alliance

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A group that includes AMD, ARM, and Texas Instruments is trying to tap into the graphics chip's horsepower. Intel isn't interested in the initiative, though. [Read more]...
Intel not joining graphics chip alliance

LG announces Optimus LTE2, coming to Korea mid-May with True HD IPS and 2GB RAM

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Unlike today's other phone announcement, we can't say we were expecting to see LG come out with something of its own -- and it's a bit of a doozy, at that. Samsung's Korean rival decided not to let the Galaxy S III have the full spotlight for long, officially...
LG announces Optimus LTE2, coming to Korea mid-May with True HD IPS and 2GB RAM

New Shelby GT500 boasts most powerful production V-8

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Ford certified the supercharged engine in the 2013 Shelby GT500, at 662 horsepower, as the most powerful V-8 in a production car. [Read more]...
New Shelby GT500 boasts most powerful production V-8
Project Sea Lion amphibious car turns you into James Bond for just $259,500

MotoCzysz e-motorbike crackles past 100MPH at TT Zero for $15,000 prize

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Jitters over wet track conditions didn't stop MotoCzysz's Michael Rutter from becoming the first electric motorcycle rider at the Isle of Man's TT Zero to hit 100MPH -- aka the fabled "ton". He also snapped up the £10,000 ($15,400) prize offered by the island's government for the achievement, although...
MotoCzysz e-motorbike crackles past 100MPH at TT Zero for $15,000 prize
Sources: Apple's new iPad makes the leap to 1GB of RAM

Apple: iPad Battery Nothing to Get Charged Up About

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While the new iPad has come under some criticism for the way it handles battery charging, Apple says the device operates in the same manner as past iOS devices. The source of the confusion stems from how Apple manages the charging process from the point when a battery is very...
Apple: iPad Battery Nothing to Get Charged Up About

IBM thinks exascale for massive Astron telescope

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The sensitive radio telescope, due in 2024, will need processing horsepower that will be on par with several million of today's fastest computers. [Read more]...
IBM thinks exascale for massive Astron telescope
TC@MWC: The Huawei Ascend D Quad Is One Of The Nicest Phones You’ll Never Buy

Segway Seg-Link kit hits the FCC, injects dreams of PC-based transporter tinkering

www.engadget.com
Own a Segway? You're about to own something else, too. That "something else" is better known as the USB-enabled Seg-Link kit, a downright mysterious new product that has shown itself today tromping through the FCC's database. Details are exceedingly light, and even the user manual doesn't do a stellar...
Segway Seg-Link kit hits the FCC, injects dreams of PC-based transporter tinkering

Nvidia accelerates gaming in the cloud

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The GPU company is putting some serious horsepower in the data center to power gaming on the go. [Read more]...
Nvidia accelerates gaming in the cloud

Pentagon starts Phoenix trial to harvest defunct satellites, MacGyver new ones from orbit

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The Phoenix Frankenprogram to harvest the corpses of expired satellites and cobble together new ones seemed like one of DARPA's more daft ideas, but this one has actually kicked off its first phase of development. The plan is to first launch a service craft -- replete with robotic arms...
Pentagon starts Phoenix trial to harvest defunct satellites, MacGyver new ones from orbit

Visualized: Huawei crafts smartphone pegasus, makes no mention of quad-core horsepower

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Crafted from 1,000 (or 3,000, depending on who you talk to) smartphones, Huawei's symybol for this year's MWC proudly stands in squarely in the middle of the mobile madness. However, the chinese handset manufacturer still remains a bit of a dark horse in this year's selection of OEM fillies.Visualized:...
Visualized: Huawei crafts smartphone pegasus, makes no mention of quad-core horsepower

Sponsor post: Evolution of computing: the amalgamation of dedicated and cloud computing

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Since the beginning of time (or at least the start of the modern Internet era) the dedicated server has been a pillar of stability, a private island, oblivious to the turmoil of the outside world. This isolated nature is simultaneously its greatest weakness and the root of its greatest strength....
Sponsor post: Evolution of computing: the amalgamation of dedicated and cloud computing
Panasonic outs Let's Note B11 laptop series in Japan, Ivy Bridge in tow

How To Ditch Your Desktop Computer For An iPad (AAPL)

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I've become interested in a pretty straightforward question -- how easily can an iPad step up and take the place of a computer? It obviously depends on many things, such as what you do for a living, if you're a computer gamer or not, if you prefer a large display,...
How To Ditch Your Desktop Computer For An iPad (AAPL)

Drudge Report Looks Old-School, but Its Ad Targeting Is State-of-the-Art

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The site is like a 1995 Ford Escort with a 500-horsepower advertising engine under the hood....
Drudge Report Looks Old-School, but Its Ad Targeting Is State-of-the-Art

Qualcomm shows horsepower of next-gen H.265 video

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The next-gen video compression technology shrinks video by 40 to 45 percent compared to today's prevailing H.264. But encoding H.265 video takes a long time right now. [Read more]...
Qualcomm shows horsepower of next-gen H.265 video

Not Your Mother's 1995 Ford Escort

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The site is like a 1995 Ford Escort with a 500-horsepower advertising engine under the hood. – Alexis Madrigal, senior editor at The Atlantic, describing the Drudge Report in an article entitled “Drudge Report Looks Old-School, but Its Ad Targeting Is State-of-the-Art”...
Not Your Mother's 1995 Ford Escort
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