initial impression

initial impression

Fewer booth bikinis at CES? Is that possible?

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An initial impression of this morning's exhibition halls revealed a possible restraint on the part of companies. Has the tech world finally made sexual progress? [Read more]...
Fewer booth bikinis at CES? Is that possible?
Microsoft vets weigh in: Here’s what needs to change

Comment Voting: Ars Technica's new solution to shills and kooks

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For many news sites, reader comments add extra insight and a sense of community. Unfortunately, comment sections are also a playpen for cranks, hucksters, fanboys and conspiracy theorists. At Ars Technica, a site popular with brainy tech types, these types have become a nuisance for both readers and editors. “We’ve...
Comment Voting: Ars Technica's new solution to shills and kooks

Canonical announces Ubuntu for smartphones, we go hands-on

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See that phone in Mark Shuttleworth's hand? It's no ordinary Galaxy Nexus. Instead of Android, it's running a very different Linux-based OS -- the long-awaited mobile version of Ubuntu -- which comes with a new UI adapted for smaller screens. We've played with the phone very briefly and we'll...
Canonical announces Ubuntu for smartphones, we go hands-on
A developer's review of Windows Surface RT: "it fills the gap between tablet and laptop"

Ninja Mind Control Trick

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So much of what we perceive is defined by subtle cues and clues. Ever heard the cliche that clothes make the man? Like many cliches, it’s mostly true. The clothes you wear do indeed change the perceptions of others, controlling at least the initial impression, the blink, that you make....
Ninja Mind Control Trick

Marketplace reporter gets rare tour of Foxconn's iPad plants

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American Public Media's Marketplace has posted early details of a rare guided tour of a Foxconn factory. The only such tour outside of an earlier ABC visit, the visit by Mike Daisey exposé reporter Rob Schmitz included "unfettered" access. In first-hand talks with staffers, his initial impression was that many...
Marketplace reporter gets rare tour of Foxconn's iPad plants
Microsoft defends the look of the Xbox One

HP's New ElitePad Business Tablet Is All About The Accessories

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If nothing else, Windows 8 is spurring some creativity in tablet design, even for business users. Hewlett-Packard's new ElitePad 900, for example, offers an innovative expansion strategy and other accessories to try to position it as a primary business computer. One big question: How much will it all cost? I...
HP's New ElitePad Business Tablet Is All About The Accessories

Mozilla Boot to Gecko hands-on (video)

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Here it is, folks: Mozilla's assault on the smartphone. Known as Boot to Gecko, the OS is geared toward hobbyists and consumers alike. Mozilla tells us that all Android users (with unlocked bootloaders) will be able to install the operating system onto their phones, and for less tenacious individuals,...
Mozilla Boot to Gecko hands-on (video)

Facebook rewrites Like Box to load faster

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Facebook today announced a new version of its Like Box plugin that has been rewritten to load two to four times faster than the previous implementation. The Like Box is a plugin that anyone can add to their website to attract and gain Likes for their Facebook page. Visitors can...
Facebook rewrites Like Box to load faster
× Just a test of the new info bar. What do you think?