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Vizio's Ivy Bridge all-in-ones get official

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Vizio recently announced that its first PCs -- the ones we glimpsed at CES back in January -- will ship in June. From our previous hands-on time, we already knew that the company's 24- and 27-inch all-in-ones sport 1080p screens and include HDMI passthrough for using them as HDTVs...
Vizio's Ivy Bridge all-in-ones get official

Quantance raises $12M to boost 4G data rates for mobile devices

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July 9-10, 2013 San Francisco, CA Early Bird Tickets on Sale Quantance has raised $12 million in a fourth round of funding to supply tiny qBoost power amplifiers that boost the efficiency of mobile data transfers via smartphones and tablets. The San Mateo, Calif.-based company has raised the money to...
Quantance raises $12M to boost 4G data rates for mobile devices

Facebook Wants To Create Powerful Computers That Melt Cleanly Away (FB)

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Data centers have a nasty reputation for pollution. Now Facebook has launched a contest to solve one of the computing world's biggest ecological problems. It wants to make computers out of biodegradable, compostable materials like cardboard, reports Stacey Higginbotham on GigaOM. The idea is part of Facebook's Open Compute Project. That...
Facebook Wants To Create Powerful Computers That Melt Cleanly Away (FB)

Amazon Rivals Do The Happy Dance Over Its Big Web Outage Last Night (AMZN)

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Part of Amazon's cloud went down last night, taking down services like Quora, Pinterest, HipChat, Heroku and countless others. And today, don't you know, Amazon's competitors have moved in for the kill. Amazon Web Services was disrupted between about 9 p.m. Eastern Time Thursday and 3:30 Eastern Friday morning. Amazon...
Amazon Rivals Do The Happy Dance Over Its Big Web Outage Last Night (AMZN)

iCRAFT robotic feeding arm (eyes-on)

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We're back for another day of exploring the Northeastern University labs. We checked out a handful of projects yesterday, including the HyCycle, a runner-up in the school's Capstone award. Today we checked out the winner: iCRAFT -- that's short for eye-Controlled Robotic Arm Feeding Technology. The project was developed...
iCRAFT robotic feeding arm (eyes-on)

ASRock Purity Sound motherboards come with better audio shielding, headphone amps

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Not that we were necessarily asking for it, but we now have another spec to weigh up when choosing a new Haswell motherboard. ASRock's A-Style Z87 mobos will come with a bunch of audio-related features collectively called "A-Style: Purity Sound", which the company claims will result in a better...
ASRock Purity Sound motherboards come with better audio shielding, headphone amps

Free App Lets You Design Your Ultimate Monster Modular Synthesizer

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Synthesizers.com has introduced a new version of SynthInvent – a a free Windows program that lets design your ultimate monster synthesizer by dragging and dropping modules into cabinets. Systems can be saved and shared, exported to a spreadsheet, or made into a web page. Features: Easy to use Select...
Free App Lets You Design Your Ultimate Monster Modular Synthesizer
Getting Started With The Raspberry Pi Is Not As Easy As Pie

Intel's Core i3 NUC mini-boards set to hit market in October, power up hobbyists and OEMs

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Intel has finalized the specs of its Next Unit of Computing (NUC) board, and announced it'll go on sale in October for less than $400 with a case and power supply. Carrying a 4 x 4-inch form factor between a Raspberry Pi and mini-ITX board, it'll be equipped with...
Intel's Core i3 NUC mini-boards set to hit market in October, power up hobbyists and OEMs

If Phishing Email Can Kill NY Power Grid, Lack Of Cybersecurity Legislation Is Not The Problem

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We've been talking about the faux urgency to pass some cybersecurity legislation coming from the federal government, with plenty of fear mongering from politicians who never seem to want to point out any factual basis for why we need such new laws. Instead, it's all been about Hollywood movie script-style...
If Phishing Email Can Kill NY Power Grid, Lack Of Cybersecurity Legislation Is Not The Problem

TODAY ONLY Cooler Master eXtreme Power Plus 500W Power Supply $29.99AR Free Ship at Newegg

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TODAY ONLY Cooler Master eXtreme Power Plus 500W Power Supply $29.99AR Free Ship at Newegg
Quantance’s tiny power amplifiers could dramatically improve your smartphone’s 4G data rates

Dell ships new Precision towers with Xeon E5-2600

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Dell has just announced four newly updated Precision tower workstations for business professionals with Intel's 32nm, eight-core Xeon E5-2600 processors. Other than the new chip, the towers get an externally-removable power supply that doesn't require any tools. It is lockable and has a built-in handle that lights up green when...
Dell ships new Precision towers with Xeon E5-2600

Researchers take full control of cockroach's movement, turn it into a wireless sensor

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Built-in power supply? Check. Ability to survive anything? Check. Easy to control? Okay, anyone who's had a cockroach as an uninvited houseguest knows that's not the case. So, rather than re-inventing the biological wheel with a robotic version, North Carolina State university researchers have figured out a way to...
Researchers take full control of cockroach's movement, turn it into a wireless sensor

Update: NASA, SpaceX launch Dragon but glitch delays power supply

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After a successful liftoff this morning, the SpaceX Dragon spacecraft is on its way to rendezvous with the International Space Station....
Update: NASA, SpaceX launch Dragon but glitch delays power supply
Nvidia GeForce GTX 690 announced: two Kepler GPUs on one card

'Severe' OpenSSL vuln busts public key crypto

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Private keys pilfered through power supply Computer scientists say they've discovered a "severe vulnerability" in the world's most widely used software encryption package that allows them to retrieve a machine's secret cryptographic key.… The power of collaboration within unified communications...
'Severe' OpenSSL vuln busts public key crypto

Lenovo ThinkCentre PCs recalled over fire hazard defect

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Lenovo is recalling more than 50,000 of its PCs due to a possible fire risk. The ThinkCentre M70z and M90z both house a defective component in their power supplies that can overheat. This is problematic as said power units are embedded within these of all-in-one models. Anyone who picked...
Lenovo ThinkCentre PCs recalled over fire hazard defect

This $49 Quadcopter Flips, Dips, And Floats

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Why spend a few hundred on a Parrot AR.Drone when you can pop over to Brando and pick up a $49 quadcopter that fits in the palm of your hand and does flips. The Quadcopter uses “New Design Technology” to be “The Most Stable (like the real?) Floating in the...
This $49 Quadcopter Flips, Dips, And Floats

Bacteria completes epic Unity project, crams 15 consoles in one

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When it comes to modding consoles there are two names that generally stand above the rest: Mr. Benjamin J. Heckendorn and the man known as Bacteria. The latter has done his fair share of portable machines, but his latest completed project takes console hacking to lofty new heights. Unity...
Bacteria completes epic Unity project, crams 15 consoles in one
Logitech introduces TV Cam HD, a $199.99 Skype camera for your HDTV
Apple TV Teardown Reveals Upgraded Wireless, Single-Core A5

Mwave.com - Coolmax PS-228 Black Power Supply Tester $25.99 ($17.99 M Club)

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Mwave.com - Coolmax PS-228 Black Power Supply Tester $25.99 ($17.99 M Club)

Facebook Is Making HP and Dell Play Nice Together (FB, HPQ, DELL)

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Facebook's year-old project to create open source hardware for data centers has gotten a major boost. A whole bunch of big players have signed on to participate. It's called the Open Compute Project. Facebook wants new designs for computers, storage and other equipment that are more energy efficient. But there's...
Facebook Is Making HP and Dell Play Nice Together (FB, HPQ, DELL)
Facebook, Intel, & Rackspace get more open-source than ever with new designs

Microsoft on scent of landfill-fueled data center

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Redmond's Data Plant is a research project to run data centers with renewable biogas sourced locally at landfills or wastewater treatment plants for a cleaner and more reliable power supply. [Read more]...
Microsoft on scent of landfill-fueled data center

New Mac mini gets teardown, still highly repairable

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Repair and tool-selling site iFixIt has done a teardown of the very latest Mac mini and found it basically unchanged from last year's model in terms of repairability. The company revealed that the RAM, hard drive and even the power supply can be replaced or repaired, with only the processor...
New Mac mini gets teardown, still highly repairable

Apple Lightning cable inspection finds an extra-smart connector, won't make for cheap substitutes

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Apple made much ado of the Lightning connector it launched side-by-side with the iPhone 5, but what we've known about it has been limited outside of the presence of an authentication chip. Double Helix Cables' Peter Bradstock has delved deeper and tells AppleInsider that there's some clever wiring that...
Apple Lightning cable inspection finds an extra-smart connector, won't make for cheap substitutes
How a $13,000 contract transformed Apple from a hobbyists' dream to a computer giant

1024-bit RSA encryption cracked by carefully starving CPU of electricity

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Since 1977, RSA public-key encryption has protected privacy and verified authenticity when using computers, gadgets and web browsers around the globe, with only the most brutish of brute force efforts (and 1,500 years of processing time) felling its 768-bit variety earlier this year. Now, three eggheads (or Wolverines, as...
1024-bit RSA encryption cracked by carefully starving CPU of electricity
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