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The Revenge Of The Black Bar

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The Revenge Of The Black Bar: I started seeing an updated Google nav bar earlier today and figured it was a mistake or bug related to the new Chrome beta that shipped today. The new (and much delayed) Google Bar actually looked good — but this was a step back....
The Revenge Of The Black Bar

Clipix Wants To Be A Pinterest For The Real World

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Does the world really need another visual bookmarking service? After all, we already have Pinterest and all of its clones. Clipix, however, believes that it has found a way to differentiate itself from the competition. The service, which is coming out of beta today, feels a bit like a hybrid...
Clipix Wants To Be A Pinterest For The Real World
Samsung reveals lineup, pricing on Windows 8 hybrids & ultrabooks (photos)

Samsung confirms Pink Galaxy Note coming soon, we go hands-on (video)

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Sure, you can personalize your Galaxy Note by sketching with the 5.3-inch phablet's S Pen, but there's no better way to express your mobile-obsessed self than by dressing your device in a flashy new color. Pink is the flavor of the month over at Samsung, which just gave us...
Samsung confirms Pink Galaxy Note coming soon, we go hands-on (video)

Running Windows 8 on old or new hardware?

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Neil wonders if he could save money by installing the Windows 8 operating system on a Windows 7 tablet?I'm after a Windows 8 tablet/hybrid. Looking at the prices of these beasts, however, shows that they tend to be expensive. Is it possible to buy a Windows 7 tablet - which...
Running Windows 8 on old or new hardware?

Google cancels Android event over Hurricane Sandy

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Google has sent out an email to press participants informing them that the Nexus event scheduled for Monday, October 29, has been canceled. The cancellation comes as New York prepares to take the brunt of a "perfect storm," in which Hurricane Sandy is predicted to strike the city as a...
Google cancels Android event over Hurricane Sandy

Samsung Ships Five Million Galaxy Notes, a.k.a "Phablets"

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Samsung says it has shipped five million units of its Galaxy Note, a $300 smartphone-tablet hybrid with a 5.3-inch screen that hit the market last October. It’s unclear exactly how many units of the device have been sold; in February, Samsung said it had sold more than two million units...
Samsung Ships Five Million Galaxy Notes, a.k.a "Phablets"

On China's Twitter, telling lies will get you kicked out

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Sina Weibo, one of China's most popular microblogging sites, introduced new rules for participation this week that discourage anonymous speech and punish spreading falsehoods based on the number of people that falsehood reached. According to The International Business Times, Sina Weibo—which is something of a Twitter/Facebook hybrid and counts more...
On China's Twitter, telling lies will get you kicked out

N-trig release teases that Fujitsu's Stylistic Q702 will come with active pen support

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Stylus maven N-trig has revealed that Fujitsu's Stylistic Q702 laptop/tablet hybrid will be the first to shop with the company's new G4 DuoSense pen and multi-touch digitizer. As such, it'll be able to use a new active pen stylus that the company, perhaps unsurprisingly, promises will provide a "pen-on-paper...
N-trig release teases that Fujitsu's Stylistic Q702 will come with active pen support

Birst Enables Roll-Your-Own Business Intelligence

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Birst, the business intelligence startup I first wrote about last fall is back today with an interesting new capability that combines data that resides in the cloud or on premise into a single customized view. We’ve all seen how attention to the business intelligence sector is quickening. There are scads...
Birst Enables Roll-Your-Own Business Intelligence

True/Slant-- Hybrid of the Future?

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True/Slant-- Hybrid of the Future?
The BlackBerry Q10 Is Now Available For Pre-Order In The UK
Facebook tests automatic 'Photo Sync' uploads on Android

Microsoft slashes prices on Windows 8 hybrids and tablets

www.pcworld.com
Now's a good time to buy a Windows 8 tablet or hybrid for cheap, with Microsoft slashing prices on several PCs in its online store. The Microsoft Store's reduced prices apply to standalone tablets, hybrid PCs with detachable keyboards, and convertibles with built-in keyboards. And these are full Windows...
Microsoft slashes prices on Windows 8 hybrids and tablets

Land Rover confirms a diesel-electric hybrid for 2013

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Along with details about its 2013 Range Rover, Land Rover teases with an announcement about an upcoming diesel-electric hybrid drivetrain for its signature SUV. [Read more]...
Land Rover confirms a diesel-electric hybrid for 2013
Five Minutes on The Verge: Emily Gould

White Samsung ATIV Smart PC launches in South Korea, remains the same inside

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There's obviously something about gadgets dressed in white livery that attracts plenty of consumers, and thus it shouldn't come as a surprise to see Samsung introduce a bleached model of its own ATIV Smart PC. Unfortunately for some, however, the maker of the Galaxy line is keeping this particular...
White Samsung ATIV Smart PC launches in South Korea, remains the same inside

Mobile Device That's Better for a Jotter Than a Talker

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Lots of folks carry a smartphone, and, at least some of the time, tote a second mobile device—an iPad or other tablet. But some people might prefer a product that combines the two. Similarly, many have come to love the finger-controlled interface popularized by Apple, but might prefer at times...
Mobile Device That's Better for a Jotter Than a Talker

EPFL mixes graphene and molybdenite to make very efficient, flexible flash memory

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We've seen graphene chips, and we've seen molybdenite chips. What would happen if we combined the two? If EPFL's experimental flash memory is any clue, we might get one of the better blends since chocolate met peanut butter. The chip uses graphene's high conductivity for the memory itself, as...
EPFL mixes graphene and molybdenite to make very efficient, flexible flash memory
Android Is Fading Into The Background--And That's A Good Thing

Five top gas-saving (non-electric) cars

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You can get excellent mileage for a hybrid or an electric, but automakers are still wringing good fuel economy from conventional engines. Here are five of the top gas-sippers. [Read more]...
Five top gas-saving (non-electric) cars

Toshiba's Portege Z10t detachable Ultrabook available now for $1,499

www.engadget.com
When Toshiba first teased the Portege Z10t business Ultrabook at IDF Beijing last month, our initial hands-on went as smoothly as things usually go at trade shows: we bum-rushed the stage to take a few photos, while company reps declined to answer any of our questions. Fortunately for all...
Toshiba's Portege Z10t detachable Ultrabook available now for $1,499

Week in tech: Windows 8 on the desktop, child porn honeypots, and Oracle v. Google

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Windows 8 on the desktop—an awkward hybrid: With its two distinct interfaces, what is Windows 8 like as a desktop operating system? Our 8,000-word answer: better than feared, worse than hoped. Get ready for some Metro in your desktop. "The hidden side of your soul": How the FBI uses...
Week in tech: Windows 8 on the desktop, child porn honeypots, and Oracle v. Google

David Karp: Facebook and Twitter pushes more traffic to Tumblr than Google

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Tumblr’s CEO David Karp spoke to Crunchfund’s MG Siegler today at Techcrunch Disrupt about the current status of the company he founded in 2007 and dropped some interesting knowledge. One of the interesting things to note is that the pair announced that Crunchfund is now an investor in Tumblr, which...
David Karp: Facebook and Twitter pushes more traffic to Tumblr than Google
Look Out, Lyft: Uber CEO Travis Kalanick Says It Will Do Ride Sharing, Too

Can a touchscreen fix Windows 8 on the desktop?

arstechnica.com
If you followed our coverage of the IFA trade show last week, you’ll know that the most intriguing Windows 8 and Windows RT hardware on display came with a common mantra: available October 26, pricing information to follow. While that was true of just about every one of the not-very-tablety...
Can a touchscreen fix Windows 8 on the desktop?

Is LinkedIn Really Growing Faster Than Twitter?

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When the Mashable post on social media traffic was published, I read it without much surprise. Facebook is huge and getting huger. Then I saw the same charts on another blog, and then another. That last time I noticed something hidden in the charts. My first thought was that the...
Is LinkedIn Really Growing Faster Than Twitter?

Samsung throws Galaxy Note 2 launch party on Oct 24

www.cnet.com
We already know that five carriers will get the 5.5-inch phone/tablet hybrid, but Samsung wants to hold a grand opening anyway. [Read more]...
Samsung throws Galaxy Note 2 launch party on Oct 24

Samsung to stop sale of Windows RT tablets in Germany due to weak demand, according to MobileGeeks

www.engadget.com
We already know that Samsung was too timid (or maybe too sensible) to launch its Windows RT-based ATIV Tab hybrid in the US, but now it appears the manufacturer is having doubts about European demand too. Our friends at MobileGeeks are reporting that Samsung will stop selling its ATIV...
Samsung to stop sale of Windows RT tablets in Germany due to weak demand, according to MobileGeeks
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