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Logitech M600 mouse puts you more in touch with browsing for $69

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Is your current wireless mouse not up to snuff? If that's the case, you may want to take a gander at the Logitech Touch Mouse M600 that lets you do your navigating via a touch surface instead of those ol' clicky buttons. The peripheral is outfitted with the company's...
Logitech M600 mouse puts you more in touch with browsing for $69

BlueStacks App Player hits beta, supports ARM-written Android apps on x86-based Windows (video)

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We've been eagerly anticipating the full-on release of BlueStacks' App Player, so imagine our excitement, now that the software has officially made the leap from its brief alpha stage to "beta-1" status. If you'll recall, the App Player can virtually run over 450k Android apps on Windows XP, Vista...
BlueStacks App Player hits beta, supports ARM-written Android apps on x86-based Windows (video)

The US and China hold top place in ‘Origin of Hacks’ league table as the UK enters the top ten

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For the first time, the UK is making an appearance in the top ten hacks survey by IT assurance provider, NCC Group. The Origin of Hacks report covers the first quarter of 2012 and tracks the countries responsible for computer hacking. Russia and the Netherlands have seen an increase and...
The US and China hold top place in ‘Origin of Hacks’ league table as the UK enters the top ten

Pinterest valued at more than $1bn after raising $100m funding

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Popular social network valued at between $1bn and $1.5bn following a $100m round of fundingMove over, Facebook. Pinterest, the social site that lets people "pin" pictures and content to create collections of interest, has become the latest company to be valued at more than $1bn (£630m), following a $100m round...
Pinterest valued at more than $1bn after raising $100m funding

Cricket now offers the iPhone with $55 'unlimited' everything plan

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Cricket Wireless, the prepaid subsidiary of Leap, has just announced the availability of the iPhone 4 and 4S on its network. A 16GB 4S will set you back $500, while an 8GB 4 clocks in at a slightly more affordable $400. Both are available with Cricket's $55 "unlimited" everything...
Cricket now offers the iPhone with $55 'unlimited' everything plan

WPP Makes Big Leap Into E-Commerce, Leads On $10 Million mySupermarket Investment

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The media and advertising giant WPP is taking a big step into e-commerce and how it can use it to leverage its other digital investments: today it has announced that it is investing $7 million into the grocery comparison shopping site mySupermarket, part of a $10 million round that also...
WPP Makes Big Leap Into E-Commerce, Leads On $10 Million mySupermarket Investment

Android 4.1 Jelly Bean review: a look at what's changed in Google's mobile OS

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Google's next iteration of Android wasn't quite the full-point release jump that many of you were perhaps anticipating. Rather than using Google I/O 2012 as the launching pad for Android 5.0, we're being formally introduced to v4.1 -- a mere 0.1 ahead of where Ice Cream Sandwich placed us...
Android 4.1 Jelly Bean review: a look at what's changed in Google's mobile OS

Leap Motion reveals super-accurate motion control tech, $70 device to change the UI game

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In many respects, Microsoft has led the charge towards a future of gesture-based controls with its Kinect, and other tech giants like Samsung and Apple are getting in on the action, too. The move to motion controls isn't limited to the big boys, however. Leap Motion has created a...
Leap Motion reveals super-accurate motion control tech, $70 device to change the UI game

Google's Worlds Collide as Chrome Browser Comes to Android (Video)

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No, hell hasn’t frozen over. But Google has finally brought its two big platforms together, with Chrome for Android arriving on Tuesday. There are some big caveats at first. It’s just a beta and only will work on phones and tablets running Ice Cream Sandwich. Over time, though, Google expects...
Google's Worlds Collide as Chrome Browser Comes to Android (Video)

Microsoft PSA: Internet Explorer 9 can do more than download other browsers (video)

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See that up there? It's called inertia, and it's what the crew at Microsoft is trying to overcome. For the past 17 years, Internet Explorer has been little more than meme fodder and a litmus test of whether you knew how to navigate the web -- and let's be...
Microsoft PSA: Internet Explorer 9 can do more than download other browsers (video)

T-Mobile urges the FCC to approve Verizon's spectrum deal, wants its cut

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It's strange to see another network provider stepping up to the plate for Verizon, but some of T-Mobile's big hitters have visited the FCC to do just that. The company wants Verizon's acquisition of AWS spectrum licenses from SpectrumCo, Cox and Leap to be pushed through as quickly as...
T-Mobile urges the FCC to approve Verizon's spectrum deal, wants its cut

Republic Wireless to open next beta of hybrid VOIP service this summer

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The $19 all-you-can-eat smartphone service that seemed great, then not-so-great, then great again is about to re-open public beta testing. We're told that the first phase of the beta is "going very well", to the point where Republic Wireless feels it can "skip the baby steps" and offer its...
Republic Wireless to open next beta of hybrid VOIP service this summer

Google begins linking Google+ with Orkut. Is this the beginning of the end for Orkut?

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Google’s first social network Orkut will now let its users link their profiles to Google+, the company announced today on Orkut’s official blog. In practical terms, Orkut users will be able to automatically share their public posts on both networks at the same time. While it sounds convenient, they may want...
Google begins linking Google+ with Orkut. Is this the beginning of the end for Orkut?

Leap Motion: 3D hands-free motion control, unbound

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The startup's technology puts sub-millimeter accuracy at user fingertips, offers control gestures like pinch-to-zoom, and promises new applications that make the Kinect and its kin look like yesterday's news. [Read more]...
Leap Motion: 3D hands-free motion control, unbound

Sphero goes modular, spins out for a drive (video)

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Sphero's hooked up with a new whip, albeit a retro-fitted one. Skylar, a Junior Developer at Orbotix, modded an old RC car with an Arduino board, H-bridge and a few trackball parts, enabling the remote control ball to serve as its brain. Just in time too -- there's only...
Sphero goes modular, spins out for a drive (video)
Jelly Bean, Android 4.1 revealed by Google

HP updates Envy 15, 17 and 17 3D to Ivy Bridge, game and media fans rejoice

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HP has been very eager to take the Envy line in an Ultrabook direction, leaving performance hounds a bit wanting. Much to their (and our) relief, the full-fat Envy 15, Envy 17, and Envy 17 3D have all made the leap to Intel's latest round of Ivy Bridge processors....
HP updates Envy 15, 17 and 17 3D to Ivy Bridge, game and media fans rejoice
Not magic, motion control: The Leap controls your computer with a flick of a finger

Leap Motion's 3-D System Is Like A Kinect for Controlling Your Computer

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Forget about jet packs. A San Francisco startup is about to bring "Minority Report"-style control to your computer.We might not have jet packs yet, but apparently the ability to control our computers by wiggling our fingers is right around the corner. Leap Motion, a San Francisco startup has created a device...
Leap Motion's 3-D System Is Like A Kinect for Controlling Your Computer
Clear: Why This Simple To Do List App Has Everyone Talking
Prezi zooms past 10M users, releases PowerPoint import tool
Motorola Droid RAZR Maxx review

AMD absorbs server startup SeaMicro for $330 million, says it's no impulse buy

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AMD has faced some tough tactical decisions since it sold its handheld chip division to Qualcomm in 2008 and effectively stepped out of the smartphone business. Whistling that "No Regrets" tune, it has burrowed ever deeper into ever bigger devices, from laptops to desktops and massively multi-core servers and...
AMD absorbs server startup SeaMicro for $330 million, says it's no impulse buy
Modern Language Association standardizes format for citing Tweets

Adobe Brings Photoshop Lightroom 4 to Mac App Store

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Two months after the public release of Photoshop Lightroom 4, Adobe has now brought the software to the Mac App Store [Direct Link]. The release marks the most substantial Mac App Store release yet for Adobe, joining Photoshop Elements 10 Editor and Premiere Elements 10 Editor as well as the...
Adobe Brings Photoshop Lightroom 4 to Mac App Store

Finally, a Cross-Platform HTML5 Game

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We've been hearing about it for years: The collection of Web technologies known as HTML5 is the future of online publishing. The promise of cross-platform applications with one easy code base is enticing to developers, who stand to save a fortune in coding costs, and publishers, who could extend their...
Finally, a Cross-Platform HTML5 Game
A look inside Leap Motion, the 3D gesture control that's like Kinect on steroids

Perkins Smart Brailler helps the blind learn to type, closes the digital divide

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Most digital Braille devices are built on the assumption that the legally blind already know how to write in the format -- if they don't, they're often forced back to the analog world to learn. PDT and Perkins hope to address that longstanding technology gap with the Perkins Smart...
Perkins Smart Brailler helps the blind learn to type, closes the digital divide

New goal for gesture-control tech: Translate sign language

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In less than two months, developers have submitted more than 26,000 requests to use Leap Motion's technology to drive cars, fly planes, and even interpret sign language in real time. [Read more]...
New goal for gesture-control tech: Translate sign language

Why We Need Firefox (and Chrome) on the iPad

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Safari on the iPad doesn't cut. Apple's mobile browser, we've long argued, has plenty to learn from its third party competitors. And the list of iPad alternatives to Safari is about to get longer, as Mozilla prepares to make the leap from the desktop to iOS. The company recently previewed a...
Why We Need Firefox (and Chrome) on the iPad
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