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REVIEW: Toshiba's Funky New Tablet/Laptop Windows 8 Hybrid (MSFT)

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Toshiba's new flagship laptop for Windows 8 is the U925t Satellite.  When you first pick it up though, it feels like a super thick and heavy tablet. That is until you slide the device's face away from you and pull the screen forward, giving it the look of a more...
REVIEW: Toshiba's Funky New Tablet/Laptop Windows 8 Hybrid (MSFT)
Review: White Google/LG Nexus 4...Same great phone, now in white
Apple solves 'Scuffgate' but the fix is making it even harder to buy an iPhone 5

The iPhone 5's Aluminium DOES Scratch Too Easily, And That's Why Supply Has Limited Sales (AAPL)

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Oct. 10 (Bloomberg) -- Apple Inc.'s iPhone 5 supply shortfall is being exacerbated by a quality-control crackdown at Foxconn Technology Group that's designed to cut the number of devices shipped with nicks and scratches, according to a person familiar with the matter. The scrapes, which sparked complaints with the iPhone's...
The iPhone 5's Aluminium DOES Scratch Too Easily, And That's Why Supply Has Limited Sales (AAPL)

Five Protective Cases for the iPhone 5

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Uh-oh. Is there a ScuffGate controversy brewing? The iPhone 5 went on sale just last Friday but already a number of owners have taken to the Web to complain about imperfections on their shiny new Apple device. (Not to mention the kerfuffle over the Maps application in iOS 6.) Belkin...
Five Protective Cases for the iPhone 5

A Scuffed iPhone 5

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Q: I bought an iPhone 5 and found, when I opened the box, some scuff marks. I read that Apple says this is “normal” wear and tear for aluminum devices. Is that true? A: There have been many reports of small nicks or scuffs on iPhone 5s, especially around the...
A Scuffed iPhone 5

How its aluminum housing may be causing iPhone 5 shortages

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Apple's sixth-generation smartphone is thinner and lighter, mostly due to its aluminum casing. But this makes the device prone to scuffmarks, chips, nicks, and other quality-control failures. [Read more]...
How its aluminum housing may be causing iPhone 5 shortages

Some users find scuffs, nicks on newly-purchased iPhone 5s

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An increasing number of iPhone 5 owners are reporting scuffs and other signs of damage to their newly-purchased smartphones right out of the box, with some miffed customers taking to the web in what is being dubbed "scuffgate."...
Some users find scuffs, nicks on newly-purchased iPhone 5s

Scratch 'N' Bitch: Apple SVP Says iPhone 5 Scuffs Are Normal

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Apple hasn’t yet officially addressed reports that its new iPhone 5 is more susceptible to scratches, scuffs and nicks than its predecessor, despite mounting complaints. But unofficially a company executive has remarked on it and doesn’t seem all that concerned. In an e-mail exchange obtained by 9to5Mac, Apple Senior Vice...
Scratch 'N' Bitch: Apple SVP Says iPhone 5 Scuffs Are Normal

How to rid your close-ups of dust and scratches with Photohsop

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One of the challenges of close-up photography is to capture a small object as pristinely as possible. Human eyesight is no match for a powerful camera lens. Once you import your photos and view them full screen, you'll notice objects that looked spotless to the naked eye are in...
How to rid your close-ups of dust and scratches with Photohsop

The problems with anonymous trolls and accountability in the digital age

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Back in the summer of 1995, I encountered my first online troll. At that time I’d been using the Internet for a few months only (via the monopolization of a favourite Mac at the back of a university computer lab). I came across the troll through a text-based chat forum...
The problems with anonymous trolls and accountability in the digital age

We are all bandwidth hogs now

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Demand for international bandwidth grew 39 percent last year, and at a compounded annual rate of 53 percent between 2007 and 2012, according to Telegeography. The interesting bit here is that the growth is coming not just from developed regions, but all regions of the world. Cheaper mobile phones with...
We are all bandwidth hogs now

Scuffgate? Some Early Adopters Claim iPhone 5 Case Is Scratch-tacular

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It wouldn’t be another iPhone launch without a surrounding air of controversy. Or two. Complaints about the new Apple-created Maps in iOS6, continue to pour in as users find more things that appear to be a step back from the previous Google Maps-powered application. But the software issues may only...
Scuffgate? Some Early Adopters Claim iPhone 5 Case Is Scratch-tacular

Sony NEX-6 review: it's the whole package, for just shy of a grand

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Sony had a lot to show off just before we hopped aboard a flight to Photokina. The A99 was a lightweight bargain of a full-frame DSLR, the Cyber-shot RX1 was the most powerful compact we'd ever seen and the 16.1-megapixel NEX-6 was one of the finest mirrorless models of...
Sony NEX-6 review: it's the whole package, for just shy of a grand

Use of aluminum unibody slowing iPhone 5 production

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Appleís decision to use an aluminum unibody chassis for the iPhone 5 is causing supply constraints, reports Bloomberg. Apple chose the material for its light weight and resistance to cracking, it is also softer than the Gorilla glass used on the back of the iPhone 4 and 4S. This is...
Use of aluminum unibody slowing iPhone 5 production
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