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Qualcomm 28nm Snapdragon S4 pops up in benchmarks

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Benchmark NenaMark 2 test results of the upcoming 28nm Snapdragon S4 processors reveal fairly strong performance. The device the chip was on isn't identified, however, but it is likely a seven-inch tablet as the resolution is typical of such devices, at 1024x600. It ran on the 1.5GHz MSM8960 processor with...
Qualcomm 28nm Snapdragon S4 pops up in benchmarks

Print-On-Demand Book Test Results (via Martin Taylor)

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Print-On-Demand Book Test Results (via Martin Taylor)

Samsung's $249 Chromebook lights up benchmarks with the latest Ubuntu build

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A Googler managed to load up Samsung's latest Chromebook with Ubuntu and spelled out the process for like-minded DIYers in October, and now some benchmarks of Mountain View's $249 machine running Raring Ringtail -- which is still in development -- have surfaced. With a 1.7GHz dual-core Exynos 5 Dual...
Samsung's $249 Chromebook lights up benchmarks with the latest Ubuntu build
Microsoft 'Security Essentials' flunks independent anti-virus certification test

Taters on a Plane: Boeing Engineers Use Potatoes To Test In-Flight Wifi

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Let us praise the lowly tater. (flickr/graibeard) The list of things that go well with potatoes is almost endless. We can prove that by noting that now that list even includes wifi. Boeing engineers, in an effort to improve wifi transmission during flight, have been using tons of potatoes to...
Taters on a Plane: Boeing Engineers Use Potatoes To Test In-Flight Wifi

Google Glass Will Be Able To ID Someone In A Crowd, Based Only On That Person's Clothes (GOOG)

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A new technology designed specifically for Google Glass could identify you solely based on your fashion sense.  InSight, which is partly funded by Google, recently unveiled an app for analyzing the clothes and accessories people wear to later identify them, Paul Marks of New Scientist reports. Sure, there's already facial...
Google Glass Will Be Able To ID Someone In A Crowd, Based Only On That Person's Clothes (GOOG)

Acer eases mystery Iconia B1-A71 Tab past FCC, GLBenchmark shows modest specs

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Acer looks ready to launch an entry-level tablet into the market judging by an FCC application that popped up today along with an earlier GLBenchmark leak. The test site's report shows a likely 7-inch or so tab with a 1,024 x 600 display, Android 4.1.2 Jellybean, 1.2GHz dual-core processor...
Acer eases mystery Iconia B1-A71 Tab past FCC, GLBenchmark shows modest specs

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?
Unreleased MacBook Pro, iMac revealed by benchmarks
The A/B Test Results Are In

Why Your Company Won't Let You Use Your iPad At Work

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A new phenom is hitting the enterprise known as Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) and it will have a huge impact on our jobs in the next five years. BYOD sounds simple: let employees choose their own devices and software and let them use their personal devices like smartphones...
Why Your Company Won't Let You Use Your iPad At Work

Testing firm: Internet Explorer tops browsers for malware protection

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Mirror, mirror on the wall, what browser blocks malware best of all? The answer to that question is Microsoft Internet Explorer 10, at least according to the latest test results released by NSS Labs. In tests performed on the five top browsers on the market--IE 10, Google Chrome 25/26,...
Testing firm: Internet Explorer tops browsers for malware protection
Startups: Twitter Buys Mobile A/B Testing Startup Clutch.io

Study suggests voice-to-text 'just as dangerous' as texting while driving

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If you thought you were driving safe when activating your voice-to-text service or starting up Siri, a survey by the Texas Transportation Institute thinks it might dull your reactions just as much as finger-based typing. Its new study compared 'traditional' text messaging with voice-to-text and found that drivers still...
Study suggests voice-to-text 'just as dangerous' as texting while driving

DailyDirt: Doing Math In Your Head

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Math might not be the easiest subject for some students, but there might be different ways of teaching it that could make it more tolerable for kids. The more we learn about how our brains process math problems, the better we can teach ourselves how to tackle math education. There's...
DailyDirt: Doing Math In Your Head

How many people have a gigabit connection? Fewer than you think.

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As Google expands its commitment to bringing fiber-to-the-home gigabit connections to more places, I wondered exactly how many people actually have gigabit connections. So I asked Ookla, the company that operates the Speedtest.net service for its data. Turns out, there’s not real way to calculate who has a gig, but...
How many people have a gigabit connection? Fewer than you think.
Microsoft anti-virus scores low on "protection," fails to be certified
A/B Test Results: How IGN Makes Small Changes for Mass(ive) Effect

LG Eclipse may be coming to Sprint and AT&T by Halloween

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After initial specs and a few decent pics bubbled up to the surface of the internet, the "superphone" known as the LG Eclipse is shedding its shyness. The device, supposedly sporting a quad-core Krait APQ8064 with Adreno 320 GPU, has been spotted with a User Agent Profile and Bluetooth...
LG Eclipse may be coming to Sprint and AT&T by Halloween

Big Supercomputer Gets Much Faster, Aided by New Chips

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Twice a year, the people who own and run the world's biggest computers announce their latest test results. One of the biggest on Monday is formally announcing a kind of brain transplant that should help it move up near the top when the rankings are announced later this month....
Big Supercomputer Gets Much Faster, Aided by New Chips

Save the date: Samsung Mobile Unpacked 2012 IFA event set for August 29th

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You know it's nearly time for IFA 2012 when Samsung starts sending out the Mobile Unpacked invites. The event, famous for launching the phablet-defining Galaxy Note just one year ago, is scheduled to take place on August 29th and should see the official unveiling of that smartphone inbetweener's successor....
Save the date: Samsung Mobile Unpacked 2012 IFA event set for August 29th

Big Data-Based Fertility Tracker Ovuline Now Integrates With FitBit & Other "Quantified Self" Devices, Will Support Pregnancy Tracking Too

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Ovuline, the big data-driven fertility tracker backed by $1.4 million in funding from Lightbank, Launch Capital and others, is today launching an upgraded version of its Smart Fertility product which now more accurately predicts ovulation, offering real-time feedback plus integration with “quantified self” devices like the FitBit and Withings. Company...
Big Data-Based Fertility Tracker Ovuline Now Integrates With FitBit & Other "Quantified Self" Devices, Will Support Pregnancy Tracking Too

RT @smashingmag: Yesterday IE 9 impressed with its standards Support (http://bit.ly/9cQzF7), today test results are very depressing: http://bit.ly/d1YGZH

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RT @smashingmag: Yesterday IE 9 impressed with its standards Support (http://bit.ly/9cQzF7), today test results are very depressing: http://bit.ly/d1YGZH

Health Science: The Truth About Weight-Loss Pills and Energy Drinks, for Knowledge and Profit

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Between medications and food, there's a huge swath of edible products that don't need approval from the FDA, including energy drinks and weight-loss pills. Manufacturers test their products for safety, rarely offer test results that vouch for efficacy, or mention ......
Health Science: The Truth About Weight-Loss Pills and Energy Drinks, for Knowledge and Profit
Geekbench test results confirm 1GB of RAM in the new iPad

New Chrome Stable release improves battery life and website permission control

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Googler Ami Fischman, a self-dubbed “Watt Wrangler”, just announced a new battery-saving Chrome Stable release. “We recently enabled GPU-accelerated video decoding for Chrome on Windows,” wrote Fischman on the official Google Chrome blog. “Dedicated graphics chips draw far less power than a computer’s CPU, so using GPU-accelerated video decoding while watching...
New Chrome Stable release improves battery life and website permission control

iPad family aces battery tests while Android tablets lag

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Android tablets, large or small, can't seem to match the battery life of the iPad. In a recent set of battery life tests, Apple's new iPad has the longest battery life among 10-inch tablets; in the 7-inch category, the iPad Mini comes out on top as well. UK consumer...
iPad family aces battery tests while Android tablets lag

Running with music: the case for and against

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Two runners, journalist Matt Kurton and Sean Blair from Audiofuel, debate whether music offers valuable motivation or a dangerous distractionMatt Kurton: 'I take much more notice of what's going on around me and of the way my body is working'Several years ago, blogging here about training for the London Marathon,...
Running with music: the case for and against

Andreessen Horowitz Hires Ex-Washington DC Mayor Adrian Fenty

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Silicon Valley's hottest VC firm, Andreessen Horowitz, has added a second special advisor: Adrien Fenty, the former Washington D.C. mayor. Fenty is famous for disrupting the way kids are taught in DC. Early during his first year in office, in 2007, he took over control of the city's education system....
Andreessen Horowitz Hires Ex-Washington DC Mayor Adrian Fenty
Apple hiring 'ground truth managers' to make sure iOS Maps match reality
× Just a test of the new info bar. What do you think?