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NVIDIA announces GeForce GTX 770 for under $400, says it's faster than last year's GTX 680

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It probably won't come as a huge surprise, given the GTX 780's appearance last week, but today's launch of the GTX 770 nevertheless brings us a very interesting product. The card is claimed to be about five percent faster than last year's much more expensive flagship, the GTX 680,...
NVIDIA announces GeForce GTX 770 for under $400, says it's faster than last year's GTX 680

MSI GT60 and GT70 gaming laptops get NVIDIA GTX 680M graphics, available now from $1,899

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MSI introduced the GT60 and GT70 notebooks in March, and the latter has already received an upgrade to NVIDIA's GeForce GTX 675M GPU. Now both laptops are taking another step up, this time to the GeForce GTX 680M, NVIDIA's latest GPU, with 4GB of dedicated memory. The refreshed 16-inch...
MSI GT60 and GT70 gaming laptops get NVIDIA GTX 680M graphics, available now from $1,899

Verizon, Google get ready to post Galaxy Nexus' Android 4.0.4 update, really really this time

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After a horrible tease at the start of the month, Google and Verizon finally appear ready to roll out the Android 4.0.4 update for the LTE Galaxy Nexus. Verizon has just posted the install guide for its elusive IMM76K upgrade, a telltale sign that the update could push out...
Verizon, Google get ready to post Galaxy Nexus' Android 4.0.4 update, really really this time
YouTube adds VHS mode to celebrate 57 years of videotape recording

Amazon fattens up EC2 compute cloud, chops prices

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Embiggened CPU and memory, but EBS storage only Cloud computing juggernaut Amazon Web Services has cut prices and fattened up its offerings.......
Amazon fattens up EC2 compute cloud, chops prices

Successor to DDR3 Memory Reaching Devices Next Year, Micron Says

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Micron on Monday said that DDR4 memory -- the successor to DDR3 DRAM -- will reach computers next year, and that the company has started shipping samples of the......
Successor to DDR3 Memory Reaching Devices Next Year, Micron Says
Garmin introduces the Approach S3, a $349 touchscreen GPS golf watch

IE9 more popular on weekends than weeknights, breaking with IE’s long-held usage patterns

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According to StatCounter’s collected browser usage data, Internet Explorer 9 is an anomaly among its franchise brethren: IE9 is more popular on weekends than on weeknights. For some time, the rule was simple: people used Internet Explorer at work, as they had to, but at home they used Firefox and other alternatives (this...
IE9 more popular on weekends than weeknights, breaking with IE’s long-held usage patterns

Flexible smartphone curls up when it gets a call

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A prototype smartphone uses a flexible display and a layer of memory wires to notify users of incoming calls by curling up its corners. [Read more]...
Flexible smartphone curls up when it gets a call
Building for the Internet of things (and the demise of the client-server model)

Samsung teases Series 9 Ivy Bridge Ultrabook, leaves availability in the ether

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Samsung's latest Series 9 Ultrabook is certainly a beautiful piece of engineering, but really, what's the fun in purchasing a new laptop with yesterday's internals? Fortunately, users won't need to make that compromise, as the company has now outed a refreshed version of the computer that's complete with Ivy...
Samsung teases Series 9 Ivy Bridge Ultrabook, leaves availability in the ether

Amazon's September harvest: new HD Kindle Fires, Paperwhite ereader

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Amazon announced at a press conference Thursday four new tablets and one new ereader, the Kindle Paperwhite, as well as Kindle Serials a feature where  users can buy a serialized publication that will update automatically. Despite rumors, Amazon did not announce a smartphone. GigaOM’s Laura Owen live blogged from the LA...
Amazon's September harvest: new HD Kindle Fires, Paperwhite ereader

Verizon confirms Motorola RAZR HD and RAZR MAXX HD available October 18th, caps lock comes free

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When Verizon said the RAZR HD and RAZR MAXX HD would be out before the holidays, they weren't kidding. October the 18th is the big day if you're after some of the sharp-sounding Motorola action. The 8-megapixel, NFC-enabled RAZR HD , if you recall sports a 4.7-inch 720p display,...
Verizon confirms Motorola RAZR HD and RAZR MAXX HD available October 18th, caps lock comes free

This Handy Vibrator Is a Great Place to Store Your Pitch Decks

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(Photo: Crave) USB drives, it seems, are never around when you need them. Not only that, they’re frequently boring looking, amounting to barely more than little pieces of plastic and metal painted monochrome colors. It’s time to disrupt USB drives, don’t you think? Michael Topolovac, cofounder of Crave, certainly does, and...
This Handy Vibrator Is a Great Place to Store Your Pitch Decks

Microsoft releases fix-it for Internet Explorer 8 vulnerability

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Microsoft has released a temporary fix for a zero-day vulnerability in Internet Explorer 8, which was used by hackers in a prominent attack against the U.S. Department of Labor's website.The problem is particularly dangerous since it can allow an attacker to install malware merely by visiting a tampered web...
Microsoft releases fix-it for Internet Explorer 8 vulnerability
Micron announces DDR4 DRAM module ahead of official spec

Hands-on with LG's new Optimus L Series II Android smartphones

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LG announced the second iteration of its Optimus L Series smartphones earlier this month, but it’s held off on actually showing the devices to the public until Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. The LG Optimus 7II has the highest specs out of the trio , offering a 1GHz dual-core Qualcomm...
Hands-on with LG's new Optimus L Series II Android smartphones

Installation of Blue Waters Petaflop Supercomputer Begins

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An anonymous reader writes "The National Center for Supercomputing Applications at the University of Illinois is finally getting the troubled Blue Waters supercomputer installed. After IBM walked away from the project after 3 years of planning, Cray stepped in to pick up the $188 million contract. Now, in around 9...
Installation of Blue Waters Petaflop Supercomputer Begins

Global Hackathons Prepared To Carry Forward The Work Of Aaron Swartz

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One of the key points we've tried to raise over and over again in the wake of Aaron Swartz's death is that it's important for people to carry on his work. We've seen it in a few places already -- such as with academics freeing up their own work --...
Global Hackathons Prepared To Carry Forward The Work Of Aaron Swartz

Yahoo board chairman, three others step down in big shuffle

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Yahoo on Tuesday orchestrated one of its biggest board shifts in recent memory. Long-serving chairman Roy Bostock said he wouldn't stand for reelection at the next shareholder meeting, effectively resigning this year. Three others, Vyomesh Joshi, Arthur Kern, and Gary Wilson, were also stepping down.......
Yahoo board chairman, three others step down in big shuffle

It’s Official: Samsung Galaxy Note Launches Feb 19 on AT&T for $299

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Samsung and AT&T made the release date and pricing for the Samsung Galaxy Note official today. The leaked roadmap from last week was almost right. Consumers get to scoop up the Note on February 19th, not the 18th. One extra day to wait. Unless you pre-order. Customers that do so...
It’s Official: Samsung Galaxy Note Launches Feb 19 on AT&T for $299
HTC One 'coming soon' to T-Mobile for just $99
Facebook redesigns Friendship Pages with Timeline in mind

DIY electronics flourish in the same town as Apple's factories

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Shenzhen, China is home to some of the most controversial electronics factories in recent memory, but it also plays host to a robust culture of small, nimble, sometimes single-man electronics manufacturing operations. At Hoektronics, founder of MakerBot Industries Zach Hoeken got a look at one of the machines that...
DIY electronics flourish in the same town as Apple's factories

G Cloud Backup gives Android users peace of mind for free

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G Cloud Backup is a new backup solution for Android devices from developer Genie9. It aims to provide a simple, no-frills backup service to give Android users peace of mind, and does so for free — with optional purchases of additional storage space for those who need it. Setting up...
G Cloud Backup gives Android users peace of mind for free

NVIDIA intros GeForce 600M with Kepler, touts ultrabook cred

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NVIDIA has paired up the GeForce GTX 680 launched Thursday with its first notebook graphics sharing the same Kepler architecture. The GeForce GT 640M LE, GT 640M, GT 650M, and GTX 660M all use the new 28-nanometer building process both to be smaller and cooler than their ancestors as well...
NVIDIA intros GeForce 600M with Kepler, touts ultrabook cred
Daft Punk's 'Random Access Memories' leaks online a week before official release
Tonight! On The Verge with Senator Al Franken, Mary Jo Foley, and Chipocrite!

Crucial unveils M500 SSD line with up to 960GB capacity

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Memory and storage purveyor Crucial today announced the availability of the Crucial M500 series of solid state drives (SSD). Featuring terabyte-class capacity, increased response times over previous models, and an advanced feature set, the Crucial M500 2.5-inch SSD is available in 120GB, 240GB, 480GB, and 960GB capacities....    ...
Crucial unveils M500 SSD line with up to 960GB capacity

LG Intuition spied in press shots, leaves one piece of the puzzle left to go

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The LG Intuition may be one of Verizon's more poorly-kept secrets of recent memory. Apart from LG itself having confirmed that an Optimus Vu rebranding is due for the US within weeks, there's been pricing and even an uncannily detailed FCC filing to fill in the gaps. Why not...
LG Intuition spied in press shots, leaves one piece of the puzzle left to go
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