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ROCCAT Savu hybrid mouse ready to assault PC gamers' senses for $60

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If ever there were a prime candidate for Pimp my Mouse, ROCCAT's Savu would be it. The R.A.D. peripheral (no, really, that's the acronym) incorporates a category-first: an achievements application that rewards players for "a wide range of gaming feats, such as mouse movement, button clicks, scroll steps, etc."...
ROCCAT Savu hybrid mouse ready to assault PC gamers' senses for $60

Nokia begins construction on Vietnamese production facility

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In keeping with Elop's focus on Asia-based production, Nokia's just broken ground on a new manufacturing facility in Vietnam. The site, located in the country's Bac Ninh province, spans over 17 hectacres and is slated to begin production of mobile devices when it's completed in early 2013. The move...
Nokia begins construction on Vietnamese production facility
Sony announces PlayMemories camera apps, will arrive on the NEX-5R first

KEF introduces M Series headphones bred from HiFi speaker know-how

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Mostly known for its extravagant speaker systems, KEF is finally taking a whack at ear gear. Today, the company announced two new types of HiFi headphones, known as the M Series, which include a pair of on-ear cups (M500) and a set of in-ear buds (M200). Priced at $300,...
KEF introduces M Series headphones bred from HiFi speaker know-how

MetroPCS outs Samsung Galaxy S Lightray 4G: 4.3-inch Super AMOLED, LTE and Dyle Mobile TV

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Well, that didn't take long. Shortly after showing up in some leaked shots, Samsung's Galaxy S Lightray 4G is with us yet again, save for this time around it's an official appearance courtesy of MetroPCS. The underdog carrier's announced the Lightray 4G will be the latest addition to its...
MetroPCS outs Samsung Galaxy S Lightray 4G: 4.3-inch Super AMOLED, LTE and Dyle Mobile TV

Hurricane Sandy Foils Google Presser, Other New York Tech Events

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A number of high-profile tech-related events held in New York this week have been canceled as Hurricane Sandy moves into the region....
Hurricane Sandy Foils Google Presser, Other New York Tech Events
A ‘First Look’ at the HTC Desire C (Video)

We take a hands-on look at the Samsung Series 7 Ultra at CES

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In addition to checking out the Series 7 Chronos at Samsung's presser, we got a glimpse of the 13-inch Series 7 Ultra, the first Ultrabook in the Series 7 line. It's available in Core i5 and i7 configurations, and both come with a very bright, 1080p display. Like the...
We take a hands-on look at the Samsung Series 7 Ultra at CES
Verizon taking pre-orders for HTC 8X, Nokia Lumia 822 beginning tomorrow at 1AM ET

At Bloomberg Presser, Details Emerge Re: NYU’s Applied Sciences Center in Downtown Brooklyn [LIVEBLOG]

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NYU's initial proposal for a tech campus at 370 Jay St. This morning, we reported that the second-place winner in the tech campus stakes is NYU-Poly. We've known since January that the university was the leading contender, but that negotiations were bogged down over financing--specifically, the uncertain costs involved with...
At Bloomberg Presser, Details Emerge Re: NYU’s Applied Sciences Center in Downtown Brooklyn [LIVEBLOG]

Sprint Nexus S 4G and Galaxy Nexus Get Android 4.1, Jelly Bean Update... Verizon?

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Sprint announced today that its two Samsung Google phones, the Galaxy Nexus and the Galaxy S, would be receiving rolling Butter-rific Jelly Bean updates.   Your play Verizon. Presser down south… Nexus S 4G and Galaxy Nexus Get Android 4.1, Jelly Bean, Update Nexus S™ 4G and Galaxy Nexus are the first two...
Sprint Nexus S 4G and Galaxy Nexus Get Android 4.1, Jelly Bean Update... Verizon?

At a Ribbon-Cutting for Shapeways' 'Factory of the Future,' Bloomberg Talks New York Tech

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The crowded presser for the factory of the future. (Photo: Shapways’ Instagram) This morning, Betabeat ventured forth to the industrial environs of Long Island City for a ribbon-cutting at what’s being billed as the “factory of the future.” Naturally, quite a few tech scene regulars were in attendance, like New...
At a Ribbon-Cutting for Shapeways' 'Factory of the Future,' Bloomberg Talks New York Tech

Sony teaches us how to unveil a console without actually showing it

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Sony’s huge, hyped-up PS4 event in New York City concluded Wednesday evening after two hours of dazzling gameplay, awesome features and a sleek new touchpad controller. But we didn’t see the actual console. We didn’t hear a price. And we didn’t learn about a release date. Xbox’s Larry Hryb, a.k.a....
Sony teaches us how to unveil a console without actually showing it

And the Mystical Magical Product Facebook Announced Was... Search

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Sure, if you’re into that kind of thing. (Photo: Screencap) Today, Facebook hosted a big presser to reveal “what we’re been building.” This prompted breathless speculation but, much to our dismay, the big reveal was not Facebook for cars, introduced by the Hoff in full Knight Rider getup. Instead, it was...
And the Mystical Magical Product Facebook Announced Was... Search

Amazon Cloud Player now lets you play content on your Sonos system, helps get the party started

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Along with letting us know it had pleasantly updated its Cloud Player with 256 Kbps matched files, Amazon also briefly mentioned that Sonos compatibility would be coming sometime "soon." Well, it turns out you won't have to wait much longer to blast those jams on your HiFi wireless speakers,...
Amazon Cloud Player now lets you play content on your Sonos system, helps get the party started

LTE-enabled Pantech Flex spotlights 'Easy Experience' ICS mode [Video]

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Pantech and AT&T are exclusively offering a simplified Android handset, dubbed “the Pantech Flex,” starting Sept. 16 for $49.99 with a two-year agreement. The 4G LTE-enabled Flex runs on Android 4.0, but it also includes a new Easy Experience mode that “prioritizes customers’ apps on the home screen in...
LTE-enabled Pantech Flex spotlights 'Easy Experience' ICS mode [Video]

Koubachi WiFi Plant Sensor takes your cactii's temperature, sends it to your iPhone

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Plants, like pets, need to be constantly cared for, but not everyone's blessed with the requisite green thumb. So, for those of you imbued with what we'll call the bad, brown touch, Swiss outfit Koubachi's got a cloud-based solution to sidestep those negligent ways and keep your window garden...
Koubachi WiFi Plant Sensor takes your cactii's temperature, sends it to your iPhone

Sprint introduces My Wireless STS service to assist folks with speech disabilities

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Sprint's had text-to-speech services on devices like the Samsung Epic 4G for quite some time, and now, looking to build up on that, the company's introducing its My Wireless STS feature. The new speech-to-speech service aims to help people with speech disabilities by giving them access to an operator-assisted...
Sprint introduces My Wireless STS service to assist folks with speech disabilities

CloudOn launching its iOS, Android tablet apps in 16 more countries, Office hounds rejoice

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Surprise, surprise, CloudOn has just opened a fresh can of tablet-friendly Office and is getting ready to deliver it outside of the US, UK and Canada for the first time in its relatively short history. The cloud-based service announced it's now launching its iOS and Android applications in 16...
CloudOn launching its iOS, Android tablet apps in 16 more countries, Office hounds rejoice

ZTE Grand Memo hands-on: a first look at Qualcomm's Snapdragon 800 in action

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ZTE caught us by surprise today, outing a Snapdragon 800-infused version of the Grand Memo at its MWC 2013 presser. The device, which still features the same 5.7-inch display, 13-megapixel rear camera and 3,200mAh battery, is nearly indistinguishable from the other variants we saw on the showfloor. But for...
ZTE Grand Memo hands-on: a first look at Qualcomm's Snapdragon 800 in action

Yahoo Adds Summly News Aggregator To Its List Of Acquisitions

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Is Marissa Mayer trying to fill the gap left by Google Reader? Yahoo! has just announced that it is buying Summly, the mobile news aggregator created by a British teen last year. Summly has been withdrawn from the App Store. According to the Yahoo! presser: "Nick and the Summly...
Yahoo Adds Summly News Aggregator To Its List Of Acquisitions

GameStop's annual EXPO opens up to general public, monitor tan required for entry

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Outdoor concerts, European music festivals, keggers -- whatever your concept of summer fun is, GameStop's adding its own EXPO to the list. Previously the exclusive province of its own employee horde, the gaming retailer's opening up its annual conference to the pasty-faced public for the first time this year....
GameStop's annual EXPO opens up to general public, monitor tan required for entry

Sprint bringing LTE to San Francisco and over 20 more cities 'in coming months'

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We can't say we're exactly surprised Sprint would be bringing its 4G LTE waves to one of the biggest markets on the West Coast, but there's nothing like hearing it straight from the horse's carrier's mouth. Earlier today, Sprint announced its developing Long Term Evolution network will be hitting...
Sprint bringing LTE to San Francisco and over 20 more cities 'in coming months'
Video: Nintendo Besties Booth Tour
HTC joins Sony as a maker of PlayStation certified handsets, PlayStation Suite is now PlayStation Mobile

Scientists develop composite material to enhance device response time

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Ever feel like your phone is taking an awfully long time to register that swipe to unlock? Well, scientists from Imperial College London and King Abdullah University of Science and Technology are developing a solution that could mean faster response times. By combining polymer semiconductors and small molecules into...
Scientists develop composite material to enhance device response time

LG to hold 'Share the Genius' presser, May 1

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Held in New York City, LG sends out invitations for a New York City press conference slated for Wednesday, May 1. [Read more]...
LG to hold 'Share the Genius' presser, May 1

Project Moonshot take two: HP's low-power Gemini servers let go of ARM's Calxeda for Intel's Centerton,

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Last we'd heard of HP's Project Moonshot, that effort to create low-energy servers was set to ride on the back of the Calxeda SoC. But for the rollout of its production-ready "Gemini" models, the company's changed tack, replacing the previously announced ARM chips for Intel's Centerton. Why the sudden...
Project Moonshot take two: HP's low-power Gemini servers let go of ARM's Calxeda for Intel's Centerton,

Nintendo gets social and connected with Wii U, but leaves out price, release date at E3

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At their E3 presser, Nintendo chose to focus on the Wii U and its games and services, but not so much on specific launch windows or on the next generation of 3DS games. [Read more]...
Nintendo gets social and connected with Wii U, but leaves out price, release date at E3

Ematic announces eGlide XL Pro Android 4.0 slate for $220

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Ematic clearly isn't aiming to differentiate itself when it comes to tablet designs, but then again, the company is a devotee of that tried-and-true method of undercutting its competitors' prices. (Remember that impossibly cheap PMP?) Its just-announced Android 4.0 slate, the eGlide XL Pro 2, may not be a...
Ematic announces eGlide XL Pro Android 4.0 slate for $220
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