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Sigma DP1, DP2 get 46-megapixel makeover

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If Nikon thought its 36-megapixel D800 would be the king of the resolutions this week, they were wrong. Sigma, it seems, didn't get the memo and has crashed the party, updating its DP1 and DP2 compacts with whopping 46-megapixel sensors. Okay, so technically it's three 15.3 megapixel layers (that...
Sigma DP1, DP2 get 46-megapixel makeover

Hands-on video with Tesla’s electric Model X

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Tesla unveiled its third electric car the Model X, an electric SUV/minivan hybrid, during a sneak preview at its design studio in Hawthorne, California on Thursday. We took GigaOM TV’s Green Overdrive show down to the event and got this first hands-on video with the car and an interview with...
Hands-on video with Tesla’s electric Model X

The Myth of the Disconnected Life

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The new year is now well underway and many people have probably already broken the resolutions they made to disconnect from their digital devices more often and reconnect with the people and places immediately around them. In reflecting on the year that has passed, there were moments that became...
The Myth of the Disconnected Life

Nokia 808 PureView first sample shots - feast your eyes

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This is it. Here's an exclusive first look at some sample shots taken with the Nokia's freshly minted 808 PureView imaging powerhouse -- and wow, just wow! The collection contains photos taken at different resolutions in various conditions that show exactly what the 41-megapixel camera is capable of. Feast...
Nokia 808 PureView first sample shots - feast your eyes

The FCC map of places your mobile data plan won’t work

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The Federal Communications Commission is spearheading a big effort to get rural Americans online, and to help, later this year carriers can apply for a $300 million fund to bring wireless broadband to the heartlands. Only it’s not the heartlands, as the nifty interactive map shows. The largest areas without...
The FCC map of places your mobile data plan won’t work

RED unveils Dragon sensor upgrade, turns Epic and Scarlet into a 6K camera

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Love gadgets named after Hannibal Lecter movies? Good, because RED's announcing the RED Dragon upgrade kit that'll bolt onto your EPIC or Scarlet camera to provide resolutions of 6K at 85fps or 5k at 120fps with 15+ stops of Dynamic Range. Company founder Jim Jannard has said that the...
RED unveils Dragon sensor upgrade, turns Epic and Scarlet into a 6K camera

Adobe outs Premier Pro CS6: a 'massive release' with better multicam and more

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If you turned your back on FCP X even after the big update, then the latest version of Adobe Premier Pro may be of particular interest. CS6 brings an enhanced 64-bit playback engine that can handle 5K resolutions and higher, new trimming options, compatibility with Mac touchpad gestures, a Warp...
Adobe outs Premier Pro CS6: a 'massive release' with better multicam and more

Apple “politely” accepts iPhone protestors’ petitions in NYC

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Credit: CNET The scheduled delivery of petitions asking Apple for better treatment of workers in factories that produce iPhones and iPads happened on schedule in New York City Thursday morning. Observers say there were far more press in attendance than actual protestors, but that the mission — to hand deliver...
Apple “politely” accepts iPhone protestors’ petitions in NYC
Apple’s new 15″ MacBook Pro: Thinner, Retina Display, USB 3, coming in June
Report: Video Accounts For Half Of All Mobile Traffic; Android Biggest For Mobile Ads
Windows 8 to support Retina-like displays and range of resolutions

Windows 8 Is Retina-Ready

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All the talk these days is of the new iPad and its magical screen. Apple isn’t the only one who can do that, you know. In fact, most display makers are looking forward to post-HD resolutions as one of the big selling points of the next generation of displays. Other...
Windows 8 Is Retina-Ready
145-inch 8K plasma display announced by Panasonic and NHK

Roku 2 XD and Roku 2 XS launch today in Canada with over 100 channels

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Having already debuted in the UK, Roku is officially undertaking the second stage of its international attack plan by taking on a new region of North America: Canada. Given the box's roots and popularity as a Netflix streamer it's no surprise that the international rollouts just happen to be...
Roku 2 XD and Roku 2 XS launch today in Canada with over 100 channels

Klout makes its first acquisition: Local-mobile app Blockboard

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Klout, the San Francisco-based startup that measures people’s “influence” across a variety of social networks, has made its first acquisition with the purchase of Blockboard, a Twitter-like mobile app that functions as a community bulletin board letting users post messages viewable to other people in their immediate area. Financial terms...
Klout makes its first acquisition: Local-mobile app Blockboard
Microsoft readying Windows 8 for "resolutionary" tablets

IT buyers think beyond the PC: 84% to buy iPads next quarter

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Apple’s iPad has the almost completely undivided attention of corporate IT departments right now. It’s far from the only tablet out there, yet according to a ChangeWave Research survey of 1,604 businesses, IT buyers are interested in little else. In February, 84 percent of those IT folks said they planned to...
IT buyers think beyond the PC: 84% to buy iPads next quarter

RED Dragon 6K sensor upgrade eyes-on

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"Obsolescence Obsolete" -- that's RED's tagline for the just-announced Dragon sensor upgrade, which is set to bring 6K resolution to EPIC and Scarlet cameras beginning later this year. The sensor module was on display at the company's NAB booth today, under a backlit case that could only have been...
RED Dragon 6K sensor upgrade eyes-on

Video: Chrome for Android is faster and feature full

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Google finally merged its Chrome browser with the Android mobile operating system today and I’m thrilled to see it. Not only is the new Chrome beta about 15 percent faster than the stock Android browser, it brings a cleaner interface that makes it easier to browse. And if you’re a...
Video: Chrome for Android is faster and feature full

Move Over 1024×768: The Most Popular Screen Resolution On The Web Is Now 1366×768

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1024×768 screens are a bit like Windows XP: there have long been better options, but they still remained the most often used screens on the web. That is, until now. According to the latest data from StatCounter, 1366×768 screens just surpassed 1024×768 as the most popular screen resolution used by...
Move Over 1024×768: The Most Popular Screen Resolution On The Web Is Now 1366×768

Amazon updates CDN for dynamic content

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Amazon is updating its Cloudfront content delivery network (CDN) to handle dynamic, interactive web content. CDNs help web sites ensure that users get the web pages they want faster typically by caching commonly used pages closer to likely users. Over the years, CDN providers like market leader Akamai have moved...
Amazon updates CDN for dynamic content

BlueStacks Latest Program Marries Android and the Mac

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BlueStacks, a start-up that has focused on bringing Android apps onto Windows computers, says it is now ready to do the same for the Mac. The company is using a mock wedding at Google’s I/O conference to mark the launch of an early “public alpha” version of its Android-on-Mac software....
BlueStacks Latest Program Marries Android and the Mac

StatCounter finds 1366 x 768 to be most popular screen resolution for the first time

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It's had quite a run, but it looks like the old standby resolution of web designers everywhere, 1024 x 768, has finally been eclipsed by a newer, wider rival. According to web analytics firm StatCounter, use of 1024 x 768 fell from 41.8 percent in March of 2009 to...
StatCounter finds 1366 x 768 to be most popular screen resolution for the first time
Asus Zenbook UX31A and UX21A coming soon with Ivy Bridge, WiDi, matte Full HD IPS display, and backlit keyboard

At AT&T, iPhone continues to boom

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Apple’s iPhone stayed in high demand at AT&T during the first quarter of 2012 (ended March 31,) the company reported early today. The company sold 5.5 million smartphones and of which 4.3 million were iPhone activations. In comparison, Verizon activated about 3.2 million iPhones during the first quarter of 2012.  The demand...
At AT&T, iPhone continues to boom
Facebook is set to release a new premium ads product

A Photo App That Makes "Awesome" a Verb

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Photography standards have taken a nose dive lately. The photos shared on social networks are often captured on smartphone cameras, which can take poor quality shots. Even photos captured at higher resolutions get downgraded when posted on social networks, including Facebook. Together, ‘Focus’ and ‘Expose’ on-screen icons let users make...
A Photo App That Makes "Awesome" a Verb

Google’s stringing up its gigabit network after delay

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Google is ready to start stringing fiber for its gigabit network, according to a blog post from the search giant on Monday. The news comes as a welcome update to its project to lay a gigabit fiber-to-the-home network in both Kansas Cities after the local newspaper reported last month that Google...
Google’s stringing up its gigabit network after delay

If Apple chose to move to OLED, Samsung now has the numbers. Quality still a consideration.

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The Korea Times reports that Apple may be considering moving its displays over to OLED from LCD.  Samsung, Apple’s biggest display provider, is ramping up OLED production to the point where it could meet Apple’s demand numbers. Thanks to the increased volume, chances have been raised to ship Samsung’s OLEDs...
If Apple chose to move to OLED, Samsung now has the numbers. Quality still a consideration.
iPad still beats Android tablets by default, PC Magazine illustrates
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