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Bang & Olufsen launches BeoPlay V1 HDTV and A3 iPad multimedia dock

Gigabyte joins Windows 8 party with tablet, ultrabook, and gaming laptops

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Gigabyte on Thursday introduced its Windows 8 lineup, including a slate, a convertible ultrabook and gaming laptops--all of which are powered by Intel processors. What Gigabyte didn't announce, however, were prices and availability for its Windows 8 offerings. Gigabyte's S1082 slate has a 10.1-inch display with 1366 by 768...
Gigabyte joins Windows 8 party with tablet, ultrabook, and gaming laptops

Apple Loses Appeal on UK Ruling Requiring Ads Acknowledging Samsung Did Not Copy iPad

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Back in early July, a UK court ruled that Samsung had not infringed upon the design of the iPad with its own Galaxy Tab device, with judge Colin Birss ruling that the Galaxy Tab was simply "not as cool" as the iPad. Roughly a week later, Birss ruled that Apple...
Apple Loses Appeal on UK Ruling Requiring Ads Acknowledging Samsung Did Not Copy iPad
Little Slide Dress uses slides and Arduino to become a wearable tribute to the magic of film
HTC One review: It's now or never again
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Insert Coin: Sensordrone lets your smartphone monitor temperature, air quality, inebriation

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In Insert Coin, we look at an exciting new tech project that requires funding before it can hit production. If you'd like to pitch a project, please send us a tip with "Insert Coin" as the subject line. Sensordrome is an attempt to pair a sensor-heavy dongle with your...
Insert Coin: Sensordrone lets your smartphone monitor temperature, air quality, inebriation

The BBC unveils an experimental 'Perceptive Radio' that offers personalized content

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The BBC has developed an experimental piece of hardware called the Perceptive Radio, that adjusts the content it plays based on a wide range of circumstances, such as location, time, a user’s proximity to the device and background noise in the environment in which it’s being used.. The device was...
The BBC unveils an experimental 'Perceptive Radio' that offers personalized content

Photos of 4:3 Display from Apple's 'iPad Mini' Surface

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Parts firm ETrade Supply posts several photos of what it believes to be a legitimate display from Apple's forthcoming "iPad mini" set for introduction at next Tuesday's media event. The display is said to be of the same 4:3 aspect ratio of the full-size iPad and measures 162 mm x...
Photos of 4:3 Display from Apple's 'iPad Mini' Surface

Top ten malaria innovations

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Last week we asked readers to send in the best innovations they had seen that help eliminate malaria. Here are the top ten1. Nanomal DNA analyser Cutting-edge nanotechnology is being used to develop an affordable, easy to use startphone-like device able to analyse malaria strain DNA from a finger-prick of...
Top ten malaria innovations

Arduino Esplora helps you learn microcontrollers without the pesky breadboard

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Arduino is the go to board for most folks looking for an introduction to microcontrollers. That's largely thanks to its sizable community, ease of use and surprising versatility. But, there is one small stumbling block for those just looking to dip their toes in the ATmega-powered waters: you'll need...
Arduino Esplora helps you learn microcontrollers without the pesky breadboard

Apple files patent application for fingerprint sensor that can be transparent or opaque

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While Apple has flirted with biometric-based patents before, we've yet to see them implemented in real-world technology. That hasn't stopped it from filing yet another one though, as the latest application reveals a fingerprint sensor apparently embedded into the iPhone itself. The patent describes a hardware "window" that can...
Apple files patent application for fingerprint sensor that can be transparent or opaque

Apple Meeting With Accessory Makers to Promote Lightning Integration

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Next month, Apple will meet with accessory makers in Shenzhen, China to discuss integration of the new Lightning connector in third party products, according to a report from TechCrunch. The MFi Program allows manufacturers to obtain the hardware components necessary to connect iPhones, iPods and iPads to third party docks,...
Apple Meeting With Accessory Makers to Promote Lightning Integration

Review: Nexus 10 tablet is a solid house built on shifting sands

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Is the Nexus 10 a 10-inch Android tablet we can believe in? Andrew Cunningham Specs at a glance: Google/Samsung Nexus 10 Screen 2560×1600 10.055" (300 ppi) PLS touchscreen OS Android 4.2 "Jelly Bean" CPU 1.7GHz Samsung Exynos 5 Dual RAM 2GB GPU ARM Mali-T604 Storage 16 or 32GB NAND...
Review: Nexus 10 tablet is a solid house built on shifting sands
Apple SVP Phil Schiller talks 'thinnovation' on Mac lineup, Optical media, Windows 8 and value

Apple Opening Massive New Beijing Retail Store This Weekend

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Apple is preparing to open its third retail store in Beijing this weekend, with the massive new Wangfujung store representing yet another high-profile entry for the company. The Next Web was on hand for the media preview today, gaining an early look at the new store and hearing from Apple...
Apple Opening Massive New Beijing Retail Store This Weekend
Kickstarter: Release Your Inner James Bond With These High-Tech Linear Watches

iPhone 5 Represented 21% of Verizon's 3.1 Million iPhone Activations in 3Q 2012

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Verizon today became the first major U.S. iPhone carrier to report earnings for the third quarter of 2012, giving some insight into iPhone sales one week before Apple reports its numbers. In a conference call following the earnings release, Verizon revealed that it activated 3.1 million iPhones during the quarter,...
iPhone 5 Represented 21% of Verizon's 3.1 Million iPhone Activations in 3Q 2012

Apple Reportedly Acquiring Streaming Video Firm Color Labs

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Just after the revelation that Apple has acquired Web app startup Particle, The Next Web reports that Apple is also in the process of acquiring Color Labs. Color, which raised a substantial $41 million round of financing even before launching last year, arrived as a photo sharing service that has...
Apple Reportedly Acquiring Streaming Video Firm Color Labs
Apple SVP Phil Schiller on iPod Touch ambiant light sensor omission: It is too thin

Apple Acquires HTML5 Web Firm Particle

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CNET reports that Apple has acquired Particle, a small San Francisco-based startup firm specializing in HTML5 Web and Web app work. The acquisition is said to have been for the company's talent rather than any specific project it was working on.The company has done HTML5 work for Google, Motorola, Amazon,...
Apple Acquires HTML5 Web Firm Particle
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Intel Hopes Its New Tablet Will Go To the Head of the Class

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When it comes to the consumer and business markets, Intel is content to put its chips in other people’s devices. In education, though, Intel has gotten in the hardware business itself. The chipmaker has already sold 7 million of its rugged classmate PCs and now it is taking aim at...
Intel Hopes Its New Tablet Will Go To the Head of the Class
Review: 21.5-inch 2012 iMac takes two steps forward, one step back
How To Build Your Own LEGO Turing Machine

Apple's Color Labs Acquisition Involves Only Color's Engineering Team

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Late yesterday, The Next Web reported that Apple was finalizing a deal to acquire Color Labs, the video streaming service and app founded by Lala Media veteran Bill Nguyen. The report came at the end of a confusing day in which an internal memo indicated that the company was being...
Apple's Color Labs Acquisition Involves Only Color's Engineering Team

Foxconn Executive Speaks to Difficulty of iPhone 5 Assembly

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Following word that increased quality control standards for the iPhone 5 assembly process have slowed Foxconn's production and increased stress on workers, The Wall Street Journal shares comments from an unnamed Foxconn executive explaining the difficulty in assembling the device."The iPhone 5 is the most difficult device that Foxconn has...
Foxconn Executive Speaks to Difficulty of iPhone 5 Assembly

New iMac and Mac Mini Models to Retain Current Pricing, Add 8 GB RAM Module Options

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9to5Mac reports that prices for Apple's new iMac and Mac mini coming next week will be in line with current pricing, almost certainly confirming that the new iMac models will not carry more-expensive Retina displays.The three Mac mini models will likely be priced at the same $599, $799, and $999...
New iMac and Mac Mini Models to Retain Current Pricing, Add 8 GB RAM Module Options

BlackBerry Z10: the specifications

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BlackBerry - the company formerly known as Research in Motion - is to release two new handsets, the Z10 and the Q10• Follow all the latest in our live BlackBerry blogSize130mm x 65.6mm x 9mmDisplay4.2", four-point multitouch LCD display, 1280 x 768 resolution at 356dpi, touch on lensSoftwareBlackBerry 10 OSMemory2GB RAM,...
BlackBerry Z10: the specifications

Sony RX100 sequel leaks in Japanese manual images, adds tilting screen, hot shoe and WiFi

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We were more than a little smitten with Sony's original RX100, a high-end Cybershot point-and-shoot housing a notable 1-inch 20.2-megapxiel CMOS sensor alongside a f/1.8 Carl Zeiss lens. It looks like there were enough customers that thought the same, because SonyAlphaRumors has gleaned several images from the manual for...
Sony RX100 sequel leaks in Japanese manual images, adds tilting screen, hot shoe and WiFi
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