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Gift Guide: Lenovo Yoga 13

techcrunch.com
When Lenovo first announced the Yoga in October nobody knew what to think. A laptop that folks over to turn into a big tablet? With Windows 8? Meh. However, after some extensive usage I’ve come away thinking that the Yoga might be the coolest Win8 laptop I’ve used and...
Gift Guide: Lenovo Yoga 13
Replica Portal Gun goes up for pre-order in Japan
It's dangerous to go alone! Take these Android apps into the New Year.

Here's The Big Problem With Facebook's New E-Commerce Effort (FB)

www.businessinsider.com
Yesterday, Facebook announced that it will sell gifts users can send to their friends. Chris Dixon, a successful serial investor and one of New York's most visible startup investors is skeptical it'll work. "Getting users to switch 'modes' from online to offline (& vice versa) has historically yielded very low...
Here's The Big Problem With Facebook's New E-Commerce Effort (FB)
Google Translate for Android adds offline translations in 50 languages, vertical text translations for Chinese, Japanese & Korean

MAG II Gun Controller reports for FPS duty on PS3 and PC from Nov 20th

www.engadget.com
Last time we saw a MAG gun controller, it was being splayed all over the FCC. But, that was some time ago; gamers with a gun habit will be twitching those trigger fingers for something new. One option? How about the MAG II? Initially seeing the light of day...
MAG II Gun Controller reports for FPS duty on PS3 and PC from Nov 20th

SpellTower - review

www.guardian.co.uk
The new-look word game is more addictive than everOne of the most popular app store titles, SpellTower (£1.49, Zach Gage, iOS) has received a multiplayer update. What at first appears to be yet another word game soon becomes fantastically addictive with its mix of word-finding and Tetris.Letters fall from the...
SpellTower - review
Samsung Galaxy S III announced: 4.8-inch 720p display, eye tracking, available later this month
Nintendo plans early 2013 launch for 'Wii Fit U'
PayPal Here: hands-on photos with the new credit card reader and app
CSR Racing is earning more than $12M a month on iOS, says NaturalMotion

Apple Granted Major Multi-Touch Patent Along with Eight Others

www.patentlyapple.com
The US Patent and Trademark Office officially published a series of ten newly granted patents for Apple Inc. today. In our first patent report this morning we covered Apple's design win for their original 2007 iPhone that credited the late Steve Jobs as one of the inventors. Our final patent...
Apple Granted Major Multi-Touch Patent Along with Eight Others

Halo 4 trailer video shows Forerunners, new tech

venturebeat.com
At the Microsoft press briefing this morning, the Halo 4 video showed the audience new and expected features of the highly anticipated upcoming game. In the video, strange new lifeforms creep out of the jungle. While we know that the covenant are returning for this installment, these are new...
Halo 4 trailer video shows Forerunners, new tech

Official London 2012 Olympic Games iOS game released

9to5mac.com
The 2012 Olympic Games being held in London this July has been given its own official game, dubbed London Games, available on the App Store and Google Play this evening. Based off 12 venues that will be used at the Olympics, the game allows players to participate in nine...
Official London 2012 Olympic Games iOS game released

The New Droid RAZR Family: Hands On

www.anandtech.com
We just spent a little bit of time with the new Droid RAZR family: the Droid RAZR M, RAZR HD and RAZR HD MAXX. The RAZR M features a 4.3-inch qHD Super AMOLED Advanced display, while the HD and HD MAXX feature 4.7-inch 720p Super AMOLED HD displays. PenTile...
The New Droid RAZR Family: Hands On
Google's location-based Field Trip serendipitous discovery app comes to iOS
Samsung HomeSync is a media streamer with a huge hard drive (video hands-on)

Photoshop Elements, Premiere Elements 11 debuts for Mac, PC

www.electronista.com
Adobe late Monday announced the new Photoshop Elements 11 and Premiere Elements 11, the company's consumer-level photo-editing and video-editing programs. The new versions have both been given makeovers in the user interface once again, with modes separated by skill levels (three in PS Elements, two in Premiere Elements) and new...
Photoshop Elements, Premiere Elements 11 debuts for Mac, PC
So what can you do with the Galaxy Note 2 pen, anyway?

Olympus Tough TG-1 iHS: A Rugged Camera With Serious Specs

www.pcworld.com
With a fast F2.0 lens, high-speed shooting modes, and low-light skills, Olympus's latest rugged camera offers compelling traits for everyday use, too....
Olympus Tough TG-1 iHS: A Rugged Camera With Serious Specs

Galaxy S III Android 4.2.2 firmware leaked, adds several S 4 features (video)

www.engadget.com
Samsung didn't stray far from its comfort zone when designing the Galaxy S 4, and now a leaked build of Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean for the S III makes it even harder to distinguish the older flagship from the newer one. The folks at SamMobile got their mitts on...
Galaxy S III Android 4.2.2 firmware leaked, adds several S 4 features (video)

Quantum teleportation achieved over ten miles of free space

arstechnica.com
Quantum teleportation has achieved a new milestone or, should we say, a new ten-milestone: scientists have recently had success teleporting information between photons over a free space distance of nearly ten miles, an unprecedented length. The researchers who have accomplished this feat note that this brings us closer to...
Quantum teleportation achieved over ten miles of free space

AOC releases borderless 27-inch IPS monitor

www.electronista.com
AOC announced today the retail availability of the i2757fh, a new 27-inch IPS display with a bezel only 0.08 inches thick. The new display is said to be designed according to high environmental standards, containing mercury-free panels and arsenic-free glass. A winner of the iF Product Design Award, the i2757fh...
AOC releases borderless 27-inch IPS monitor
Nuance working on Siri-like voice tech for phones in sleep mode

Apple Marketing SVP Phil Schiller Thinks Instagram "Jumped The Shark" After Android Launch?

www.macrumors.com
9to5Mac claims Apple's marketing chief Phil Schiller told a fan that the uber-popular photography app Instagram "jumped the shark" after it launched an Android version. Schiller recently deleted his Instagram account and a 9to5Mac reader noticed this and asked why he had deleted it. In a direct message, Schiller reportedly...
Apple Marketing SVP Phil Schiller Thinks Instagram "Jumped The Shark" After Android Launch?

AMD to add ARM processors to boost chip security

arstechnica.com
Back in February, AMD raised the possibility that future processors from the company might include ARM cores. The assumption at the time was that these ARM cores would be used for computation. The company has revealed its first plans for chips combining x86 and ARM cores, but it turns out...
AMD to add ARM processors to boost chip security

Scientists Claim to Have Teleported Matter over 10 Miles

www.neatorama.com
Chinese scientists claim that they have teleported material over a distance of ten miles with 89% fidelity: Teleportation over distances of a few hundred meters has previously only been accomplished with the photons traveling in fiber channels to help preserve their state. In this particular experiment, researchers maximally entangled two...
Scientists Claim to Have Teleported Matter over 10 Miles
Review: Lytro Lightfield Camera

Fitbug launches Bluetooth-connected activity sleep tracker and scales (hands-on)

www.engadget.com
Not to be confused with a similar product, the UK-based Fitbug has unveiled a collection of new connected health gadgets here at CES. The Fitbug orb is button-sized tracker that measures calories, distance and even pace. The pedometer tech inside also monitors your sleeping pattern. Connectivity wise, it can...
Fitbug launches Bluetooth-connected activity sleep tracker and scales (hands-on)

The time is right for an open source Ubuntu tablet OS

thenextweb.com
I’ve been reading the Microsoft Surface RT reviews, and while the Surface Pro x86 is really the one everyone should judge the line on, they are pretty much the same when it comes to the Windows RT software. If you don’t know the difference between Windows RT and full Windows...
The time is right for an open source Ubuntu tablet OS
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