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'TeleHuman' uses Kinect for 3D holographic chat, bumps up options for contacting Obi-Wan (video)

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Looks like virtual Tupac might have some company. With Kinect, you are the hologram. Besides logging in lots of quality time at a South Korean theme park, the Kinect is now doing double duty at the Human Media Lab of Queen's University in Canada thanks to a 3D holographic...
'TeleHuman' uses Kinect for 3D holographic chat, bumps up options for contacting Obi-Wan (video)

How to keep 'work from home' employees accountable--without spying

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I've been a part-time, work-from-home employee for years now. And yes, I do work. A lot. Still, I hear whispers from coworkers who wonder if I'm just avoiding a commute to spend quality time with my laundry. And then there are the moms I meet at the park on...
How to keep 'work from home' employees accountable--without spying

Distro Issue 52: Does the MakerBot Replicator signal the dawn of in-home 3D printing?

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Almost every day it seems like folks are finding a way to add to the number of practical uses for 3D printers. What was once a hobbyist's dream gadget is now being used to produce faux arteries for lab-grown tissue and Magic Arms. As the pricey peripherals work their...
Distro Issue 52: Does the MakerBot Replicator signal the dawn of in-home 3D printing?

Distro Issue 61: Acer aims high with its Iconia W510 Windows 8 hybrid

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With the release of Windows 8 just around the corner, the arrivals of tablets and hybrids that are decked out with the aforementioned OS are also imminent. Sure, we've already seen a number of these, but up until now, we've yet to spend any quality time with the announced...
Distro Issue 61: Acer aims high with its Iconia W510 Windows 8 hybrid

Distro Issue 38: a peek at the Navy's Robotics Laboratory and an interview with MSI's Jeans Huang

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Ah, yes. The end of the week is upon us. Of course, this means that the latest installment of our tablet publication has arrived. Stepping up to the plate this time around, Brian Heater takes a look inside LASR, the Navy's Robotics Lab, and Richard Lai chats with MSI's...
Distro Issue 38: a peek at the Navy's Robotics Laboratory and an interview with MSI's Jeans Huang
MOBILE INSIGHTS: Android Is Beating iOS In U.S. Smartphone Sales

Sharp Aquos SH-10D makes pit stop at FCC, earns stamp of approval

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NTT DoCoMo announced a roster of phones this past May, and among them was Sharp's Aquos SH-10D. After spending some quality time with the FCC, the handset now has paperwork that could allow it to travel stateside. Along with a quartet of oddly angled corners, the phone packs a...
Sharp Aquos SH-10D makes pit stop at FCC, earns stamp of approval

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Hands-on with Toshiba's new LED Cloud TVs and Media Box with Blu-ray

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Although a mixer isn't exactly the best place to spend quality time with new TVs and Blu-ray players, we did take advantage of the time with the new hardware that was on display at Toshiba's CES party. We saw new a few Media Boxes with Blu-ray as well as...
Hands-on with Toshiba's new LED Cloud TVs and Media Box with Blu-ray

Acer Iconia W510 preview: as Acer moves into the Windows 8 era, it returns to its netbook roots

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More Info Acer unveils 11.6-inch Iconia W700, 10.1-inch W510 Windows 8 tablets Acer will stop making cheap crap, but keep selling netbooks CE-Oh no he didn't!: Acer's JT Wang tells Microsoft to 'think twice' about Surface Here it is, folks: our first Windows 8 device. No, not the first...
Acer Iconia W510 preview: as Acer moves into the Windows 8 era, it returns to its netbook roots
The Verge Mobile Show 016 - September 11th, 2012
Samsung shows off redesigned Series 7 all-in-one PC
HTC Titan II Review: Sometimes A Win-Win Is A Lose

Microsoft says "Bing it on", thinks it can beat Google in a blind test. Wanna try?

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Microsoft is making a bold move today, launching a new blind test that pits Bing against Google in efforts to show how useful its search results are compared to the old standard. Microsoft explains on its blog that this is a “non-scientific test,” but claims upfront that research shows “people...
Microsoft says "Bing it on", thinks it can beat Google in a blind test. Wanna try?

Art Thompson, Red Bull Stratos' technical project director, talks circuit breakers, wind shear and biomedical data

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While Felix Baumgartner landed safely on the ground just a matter of hours ago, the internet is still resonating with the sound of tweets, status updates and YouTube clicks, all thanks to what was one of the most spectacular human endeavors in recent history. The mission was simple, to...
Art Thompson, Red Bull Stratos' technical project director, talks circuit breakers, wind shear and biomedical data

ZTE Grand S hands-on

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ZTE didn't wait for its official press event to take the official wraps off its latest flagship release, the Grand S: the company is previewing it in its booth. And in a rare match of marketing garble and specs, this grandiose moniker actually befits the hardware to which it's...
ZTE Grand S hands-on

Panasonic Eluga hands-on

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Well, Panasonic wasn't lying. Turns out, the company's Eluga smartphone is, as promised, quite elegantly designed. The stunning handset, which made its debut at this year's Mobile World Congress, isn't racing towards the finish line with Google's latest OS or even top shelf internals. Rather, this Android device places...
Panasonic Eluga hands-on
The joy of iPad
By the numbers: 13-inch Retina MacBook Pro vs. other MacBooks and the ultrabook competition

Google MapsGL update adds parallax perspective, improves virtual tourism

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Google's been spending some quality time with its Maps offering of late. Most recently, it overhauled the 3D buildings and landmarks to make them, well, better. This time, its Maps' juiced up sibling MapsGL that's been feeling the paternal love. The WebGL-based 3D renderings have been given parallax perspective,...
Google MapsGL update adds parallax perspective, improves virtual tourism

Sennheiser Orpheus HE90 headphones ears-on

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This year at CES -- as always -- there's been waves and waves of new technology. Not everything of interest is always white hot, though. We're talking about the above pair of headphones -- the Orpheus HE90 from Sennheiser. Those in the know will be somewhat familiar with these...
Sennheiser Orpheus HE90 headphones ears-on

What time do top CEOs wake up?

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To find out how high achievers organise their lives we asked seven top business people to run us through their working day - including the bosses of AOL and Ericsson. Introducing the interviews, Tim Dowling discovers that a very early start is the key to success ...Investigating the bedtimes of...
What time do top CEOs wake up?

A photographic look at the new iPad’s warmer Retina display, increased size and tweaked shape

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The new iPad has arrived at TNW and we will be bringing you ongoing coverage of the new Apple tablet throughout the week. There aren’t many physical differences between this year’s model and the iPad 2, but we did highlight some of them for you here. We will have an...
A photographic look at the new iPad’s warmer Retina display, increased size and tweaked shape
Engage! Star Chart updates its incredible Windows 8 app for launch day

LG Optimus G review: a quad-core powerhouse with Nexus aspirations

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More Info LG Optimus G: hands-on with Korea's latest powerhouse LG Optimus G for AT&T hands-on LG Optimus G for Sprint hands-on You've heard it before: the more things change the more they stay the same. It wasn't that long ago that we reviewed LG's flagship Optimus 4X HD,...
LG Optimus G review: a quad-core powerhouse with Nexus aspirations

Distro Issue 43 has arrived with Thomas Dolby: TED talks, cell phone deals and the Floating City

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What's that? You've already worked your requisite 40 hours this week and you're ready to throw in the towel? Well, we've got something far more enjoyable for your Friday afternoon relaxation. Hot off of the e-presses, this week's issue of Distro is packed with a week's worth of leisurely...
Distro Issue 43 has arrived with Thomas Dolby: TED talks, cell phone deals and the Floating City
Iran ‘celebrates’ 1979 revolution anniversary by blocking encrypted websites

HTC One X hands-on at MWC 2012 (video)

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Mobile World Congress has already brought a lot of great phones already, and the show floor hasn't even opened yet. But there's just something about Peter Chou's latest creation that has us more eager to play with it than anything else we've seen so far (and perhaps for the...
HTC One X hands-on at MWC 2012 (video)
What Now: Board Meeting or Waste of Time?

First look at Apple's 'next generation MacBook Pro'

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After announcing the "next generation MacBook Pro" complete with REtina Display, Apple let WWDC attendees spend some quality time with the machine and AppleInsider was there to grab some up-close photos....
First look at Apple's 'next generation MacBook Pro'
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