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Sony's new $2,000 digital binoculars get better zoom, EVF

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A second-generation design improves zoom range, the electronic viewfinder, ruggedness, and size -- but not price. [Read more]...
Sony's new $2,000 digital binoculars get better zoom, EVF

AVADirect Mini Gaming PC review: custom-built, compact powerhouse

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AVADirect's custom-built Mini Gaming PC packs some serious power inside its small, shock-resistant mini-tower. This compact gaming PC doesn't come cheap, but the $2000+ price tag isn't too bad considering some gaming rigs will cost you over $5000. Plus, the performance - it scored an impressive 200 on our...
AVADirect Mini Gaming PC review: custom-built, compact powerhouse
Click & Grow Turns To Kickstarter To Seed Its 2nd Gen "Smart Herb Garden"

AT&T Ending 2G Network by 2017

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AT&T is shutting down its second-generation, or 2G, wireless networks by 2017 as it continues to upgrade its systems to faster technology and better use its limited airwaves....
AT&T Ending 2G Network by 2017
Leaked iPad 3 Components Reveal New Internals, But No New Design [Exclusive]

New Surface rumor has 7.5-inch model shipping Q1 2014

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An analyst with NPD DisplaySearch has told CNET that Microsoft has settled on a 7.5-inch display for one its second-generation Surface tablets, which would go on sale in Q1 2014. The display could have a resolution of 1,400x1050 pixels that would give it a pixel density of 233 pixels per...
New Surface rumor has 7.5-inch model shipping Q1 2014
Possible Photos of Second-Generation iPad Mini Rear Shell Surface

Neighborhood social network Nextdoor nabs $21.6m to grow its platform, coming to a doorstep near you

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The social network for neighborhoods, Nextdoor, is releasing its second generation service to its users, giving them a redesigned interface, the ability to connect with nearby neighborhoods, and and includes an enhanced focus on creating a virtual neighborhood watch to help fight crime in the area. All of these changes...
Neighborhood social network Nextdoor nabs $21.6m to grow its platform, coming to a doorstep near you

HP Moonshot server class leaves concept, to power commercial-grade internet of the future

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We're all about the future of the internet here at Engadget, so you can imagine our excitement when HP today announced that it's shooting for the moon with its latest server system, the HP Moonshot. Promising significantly reduced energy consumption and space requirements, the Moonshot is HP's "second generation"...
HP Moonshot server class leaves concept, to power commercial-grade internet of the future

Potential Samsung Galaxy Note 2 bezel snapped by Mr. Blurrycam

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Here's an image purporting to be of the Galaxy Note 2's bezel, and if it's a fake, it's a very good one. Taken by a (sharper-than-usual) blurrycam snapper wearing factory-style dust booties, the hardware suggests a chunky, squared-off design for the second-generation phablet that rejects the Galaxy S III's...
Potential Samsung Galaxy Note 2 bezel snapped by Mr. Blurrycam

Ube WiFi Smart Dimmer to recieve customized multitouch gesture control

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Here's a cool little addition to the increasingly competitive world of home automation. Ube's got a WiFi Smart Dimmer that utilizes multitouch functionality to control the the lights in your house -- use one finger to turn off a single light, or use two to turn off a set....
Ube WiFi Smart Dimmer to recieve customized multitouch gesture control

Velocity Solo X2 review: Teach an old PC new SATA 6-gbps tricks

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If your PC lacks a SATA 6-gigabits-per-second interface, you can't get top performance out of any of the latest consumer-grade solid-state drives. Such drives bump up against the 6-gbps limit of that bus, while the older second-generation SATA interface maxes out at just 3 gbps. Apricorn's Velocity x2 should remove...
Velocity Solo X2 review: Teach an old PC new SATA 6-gbps tricks

Apple accelerating second-gen iPad mini, analyst claims

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Apple is speeding up production of a second-generation iPad mini, says RBC Capital Markets' Doug Freedman. The analyst is touring chip manufacturers in China, and makes the Mini claim in a recent investor memo. "iPad Mini Gen-2: Apple's gen-2 iPad mini is getting pulled-in, and is likely to have several...
Apple accelerating second-gen iPad mini, analyst claims

Browsium lands biggest customer yet, moving UK agency from IE6 to IE9

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Browsium, the Redmond startup whose technology lets companies run legacy web apps in the latest versions of Microsoft’s Internet Explorer and Windows, has signed its biggest customer to date, the London-based HM Revenue & Customs governmental agency. Computer Weekly reports that the agreement “will act as a proof of concept for...
Browsium lands biggest customer yet, moving UK agency from IE6 to IE9
The New iPad's Closest Competitor? The Old iPad.

NVIDIA announces second generation Maximus, now with Kepler power

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It's been almost exactly a year since we first heard about NVIDIA's Maximus technology, and today the firm's just announced an update. The second generation of the platform is now supported by Kepler-based GPUs. This time around computational tasks get ferried off to the SMX-streaming K20 GPU, leaving the...
NVIDIA announces second generation Maximus, now with Kepler power

Intel may push Ivy Bridge back to June

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Intel may delay full scale production of its highly anticipated Ivy Bridge processors due to weak PC sales, a result of the slowdown in the global economy. According to Digitimes, Intel is giving PC makers more time to clear their stock, so that Intel in turn can clear its own...
Intel may push Ivy Bridge back to June

Sony-made Google TV units will come with Plex as standard

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Plex has inadvertently announced that its excellent media center software will be baked into Sony's forthcoming range of Google TV devices. A customized version of its app for the platform arrived on Google Play, declaring that it was only available for download on "late model 2012 Sony internet TVs."...
Sony-made Google TV units will come with Plex as standard
Apple to pay $53 million in class-action suit following iPhone warranty policy

Can Amazon, Sony, or Google Catch Apple?

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I found one person who has no plans to buy iPad 1.0: James McQuivey, a VP at Forrester Research. He’s less than impressed with Apple’s latest offering and if he buys an iPad in the future it will be in 2011 or beyond (when the second generation comes out). While...
Can Amazon, Sony, or Google Catch Apple?

Monsanto Wins Case Of Seed Patents; Planting Your Own Legally Purchased & Grown Seeds Can Be Infringing

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We've written a few times now about Vernan Bowman's legal fight against Monsanto, concerning patents over so-called "Roundup Ready" seeds, which Monsanto has patented. Here's the quick version of the details from an earlier post: The farmer, Vernan Bowman, bought official Monsanto seeds and planted his crops. Yet, Monsanto has...
Monsanto Wins Case Of Seed Patents; Planting Your Own Legally Purchased & Grown Seeds Can Be Infringing
Fifth-gen iPad reportedly due in March along with Retina iPad mini

Qualcomm's New Snapdragon Processor Packs Two More Surprises

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At January’s CES event, Qualcomm announced an impressive array of specifications for the Snapdragon 800 — a quad-core processor, Ultra HD video, etc. And at Mobile World Congress next week, the chipmaker is showing off two more features of the forthcoming processor. First off, it will have an integrated voice-processing...
Qualcomm's New Snapdragon Processor Packs Two More Surprises
Apple hit with injunction in South Korea for patent infringement

China's homegrown Apple competitor launches first product for TV

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Xiaomi, China’s two-year-old homegrown competitor to Apple that is valued at $4 billion, certainly doesn’t mess around. Just three months after launching its second-generation, high-spec smartphone, the Mi2, the startup has confirmed it will start selling a set-top box that is much like Apple TV. Xiaomi’s charismatic CEO, Lei Jun,...
China's homegrown Apple competitor launches first product for TV

Intel’s Windows 8 tablet specs look boss, but can the price be right?

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Oh my, oh dear, Intel has some beautiful specifications in mind for Windows 8 tablets. By now I’m sure that you have seen the information, but just in case, here’s what the company is looking for: tablets with 9+ hours of battery life, built-in 3G/4G, and 30 days standby time, all in...
Intel’s Windows 8 tablet specs look boss, but can the price be right?

THE MICROSOFT INVESTOR: Dumbed Down Office Suite On Surface Tablets May Hurt Enterprise Adoption (MSFT)

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The Microsoft Investor is a daily report from SAI. Sign up here to receive it by email. MSFT Rising With Tech   Markets are wavering as China's slowdown is staggeringly bad despite sinking initial jobless claims. Shares of MSFT are up with tech. Catalysts for the stock include the BUILD developer...
THE MICROSOFT INVESTOR: Dumbed Down Office Suite On Surface Tablets May Hurt Enterprise Adoption (MSFT)
Sony launches new digital binoculars that record what you see

Changes at the top for Federated Media: Deanna Brown is out, Battelle is back in

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Big news at Federated Media today, founder John Battelle is stepping back in as CEO after many years of not running the company day to day. Deanna Brown will be stepping down. The company offered the usual boiler plate statement on the move: How great everything is, that Battelle is...
Changes at the top for Federated Media: Deanna Brown is out, Battelle is back in

Second-gen Nest teardown reveals high degree of repairability, fun with curved glass

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Chances are if you've bought a $250 thermostat you aren't going to immediately rip it apart to see what makes it tick. Thankfully, there's folks like iFixit that does these sorts of things for us, and they've now finally done the honors with Nest's second-generation unit. As with the...
Second-gen Nest teardown reveals high degree of repairability, fun with curved glass
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