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Our test finds new iPad hits 116 degrees while running games

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The new iPad can run significantly hotter than the earlier iPad2 model when running an action game, Consumer Reports testers have found. Using a thermal imaging camera, Consumer Reports engineers recorded temperatures as high as 116 degrees Fahrenheit on the front and rear of the new iPad while playing...
Our test finds new iPad hits 116 degrees while running games

This 1-Minute Video of the Earth's Rising Temperatures Will Keep You Up at Night

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2012 was not the hottest year on record, but the direction we're heading is pretty clearly a bad one. Whew! We did it! We didn't have another warmest-year-on-record! Just kidding. 2012 might not have been the warmest year on record (in fact it was the ninth) but that is no...
This 1-Minute Video of the Earth's Rising Temperatures Will Keep You Up at Night

Sony preps waterproof TX20, three more Cyber-shots

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Sony in an overnight update put out four new Cyber-shot cameras, each with its own distinct edge. The TX20 embodies Sony's typical very thin, internalized zoom design, but with an unusually rugged body. It can stay immersed at depths down to 16 feet, can take five-foot drops, and survive temperatures...
Sony preps waterproof TX20, three more Cyber-shots

Caterpillar CAT B15 smartphone offers a taste of rugged Jelly Bean

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We've seen our fair share of rugged smartphones, but there's a certain amount of attention due when a heavy equipment builder like Caterpillar gets involved. Its newest smartphone, the CAT B15, undoubtedly has the survivability you'd expect from a company that makes bulldozers: the aluminum-and-rubber shell can survive 5.9-foot...
Caterpillar CAT B15 smartphone offers a taste of rugged Jelly Bean
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Is the weather worse under the Coalition government? Visualised

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How does the weather under the Tory/Lib Dem coalition compare to previous administrations?• Download the data• More data journalism and data visualisations from the GuardianIs it possible that David Cameron's Britain is a colder place than Tony Blair's? Or one with less sunshine? Well, maybe.For those who feel that the...
Is the weather worse under the Coalition government? Visualised

Toray unveils new self-repairing film for devices, fixes scratches in under 10 seconds

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Toray's advanced film department has finished its new self-cure coating and is set to start using it as a decorative layer on a series of as-yet unannounced notebooks. Fortunately, the company is already chasing down more pervasive uses on smartphones and touch-panels. The science involves a wet coating method...
Toray unveils new self-repairing film for devices, fixes scratches in under 10 seconds
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Apple Maps 'Life Threatening' Say Australian Police

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In the photo above, purple pin is Mildura’s actual location. The red pin is where the application claims it to be.Add “potentially life-threatening” to the list of shortcomings accumulating around Apple’s new iOS mapping application. Police in Victoria, Australia issued a warning Monday discouraging travellers from relying of Apple’s new...
Apple Maps 'Life Threatening' Say Australian Police

Canon unveils much slimmer PowerShot D20 rugged camera

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Canon's turn at launches for the CP+ camera show were headlined by a major rethink of its rugged camera. The PowerShot D20 is dramatically smaller and thinner than the D10 while keeping the durability. It can take water up to 33 feet deep, survive temperatures as cold as 14F or...
Canon unveils much slimmer PowerShot D20 rugged camera
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FujiFilm Camera Design to Withstand Water, Shock, Dust, Freezing Temperatures

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FujiFilm said Wednesday it will begin sales of a digital camera in June that is waterproof, shockproof, sealed against dust and sand, and works at temperatures......
FujiFilm Camera Design to Withstand Water, Shock, Dust, Freezing Temperatures
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Media Decoder: 'Radiolab' Enlists Listeners to Track Cicadas

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"Radiolab" has scheduled Cicada Tracker Maker events to help people build sensors that will detect the temperatures that herald the emergence of cicadas....
Media Decoder: 'Radiolab' Enlists Listeners to Track Cicadas
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Pulsed lasers make lightweight glasses out of polymers

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Microscopically, glasses are solids that look more like liquids—they lack a regular crystalline structure. The liquid character is no accident, since a typical glass is made by cooling a fluid rapidly. If done in the right way, this skips the usual crystallization that occurs at the freezing point of...
Pulsed lasers make lightweight glasses out of polymers

Taiwanese gamer dies while playing at Internet cafe, nobody notices for 9 hours

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A 23-year old League of Legends player named Chen Rong-yu was found dead, sitting upright in his chair, in an Internet cafe in Taiwan. According to the report from Sky News, the young man could have been dead for up to 9 hours before anyone took notice. It’s far from the...
Taiwanese gamer dies while playing at Internet cafe, nobody notices for 9 hours

Consumer Reports now recommends the iPad, proving pageviews mean more to it than helping buyers

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Late last month a couple of sites posted up thermal readings taken of the new iPad, suggesting that it ran slightly warmer than its predecessor. This wasn’t all that surprising, given that it is also much more powerful than the previous model. But then the product information site Consumer Reports...
Consumer Reports now recommends the iPad, proving pageviews mean more to it than helping buyers

Handshakez, Measuring Customer Engagement, Lands $3.6M Series A

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More often than not, how you sell something is as important as what you sell. When you make the process of getting a deal done pleasant and engaging for the customer, they’re more likely to come back for more. This level of engagement is at least one motivation behind a...
Handshakez, Measuring Customer Engagement, Lands $3.6M Series A

Sous vide cooking pumps into action at Viante

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The Viante Home Products CUC-09SV Sous Vide Cooker is set to become a fixture in the kitchen. The device cooks food at precise temperatures. [Read more]...
Sous vide cooking pumps into action at Viante

Data centers show signs of 'green fatigue'

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A new survey from the Uptime Institute suggests fatigue is setting in when it comes to making data centers greener, and it may be partly due to overachievers like Google and Microsoft.In the Institute's latest survey of data center operators, only 50 percent of respondents in North America said...
Data centers show signs of 'green fatigue'
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Researchers bypass Android encryption by exposing phones to freezing temperatures

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Security researchers in Germany have discovered that physically freezing an Android smartphone can grant access to encrypted data....
Researchers bypass Android encryption by exposing phones to freezing temperatures
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