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NVIDIA announces GeForce GTX 770 for under $400, says it's faster than last year's GTX 680

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It probably won't come as a huge surprise, given the GTX 780's appearance last week, but today's launch of the GTX 770 nevertheless brings us a very interesting product. The card is claimed to be about five percent faster than last year's much more expensive flagship, the GTX 680,...
NVIDIA announces GeForce GTX 770 for under $400, says it's faster than last year's GTX 680

SSD prices have halved in a year: is it time to get one now?

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Data from US and UK retailers shows that SSD or 'Flash' drive prices for use in laptops or as a boot drive for desktops have halved, so that it's now under $1 or £1 per gigabyte. It might be the fastest way to speed up your PCPrice crash! And for...
SSD prices have halved in a year: is it time to get one now?
Modeling the Yellowstone magma plume with a vat of sugar water

Palm's glimmer of hope

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The new Palm 800w. Image: Palm At the end of the campy old Batman TV show, the one with Adam West, you could often count on a cliffhanger where some ne'er-do-well was moments away from offing the caped crusader, by dropping him into a vat of bubbling acid or setting...
Palm's glimmer of hope

When Apple's iPhone 5 goes abroad, Italy is most expensive, Hong Kong the cheapest

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As Apple’s iPhone 5 comes to 22 more countries today (Friday), a new analysis shows that Italian customers are paying the most for their new phones, while Hong Kong buyers get the best deal overseas. Setteb.it broke down the pricing across 25 different localized Apple Online Stores, including applicable VAT...
When Apple's iPhone 5 goes abroad, Italy is most expensive, Hong Kong the cheapest

Microsoft Surface Pro coming to the UK on May 23rd starting at £719

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Microsoft has a good excuse for the Surface Pro's late arrival in the UK: the company claims that demand in the US stripped its cupboards bare, leaving nothing but RT crumbs to sell on this side of the Atlantic. In any case, Redmond tells us that a date has...
Microsoft Surface Pro coming to the UK on May 23rd starting at £719

The Return Of Dumb Ideas: A Broadband Tax To Save Failing Newspapers

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RobW points us to an opinion piece over at The Guardian, by David Leigh, who argues that there should be a £2 tax on every broadband connection sent to newspapers in order to prop them up for their own failures to adapt to a changing market place. He tosses out...
The Return Of Dumb Ideas: A Broadband Tax To Save Failing Newspapers
Amazon ebook tax loophole being contested by European commission

HP Pavilion 20 Linux AIO launches in the UK, ships with Ubuntu for £349

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Ready to take the plunge on a new all-in-one, but not super pumped about tackling Windows 8? You're probably not alone, and it looks like HP's got a solution. The company's entry-level Pavilion 20-b101ea AIO desktop now ships with Ubuntu pre-installed, so if you've been considering a jump to...
HP Pavilion 20 Linux AIO launches in the UK, ships with Ubuntu for £349

ASUS FonePad official: 7-inch tablet with phone functionality and an Atom CPU

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We already knew ASUS was prepping a product called the FonePad, a 7-inch tablet with built-in phone functionality (yes, just like the new Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0). Well, ASUS just formally unveiled it here at Mobile World Congress, which means we've got a few more details to share than...
ASUS FonePad official: 7-inch tablet with phone functionality and an Atom CPU
The Best Of Today's Mysterious Microsoft Announcement

EU aims to close Amazon Luxembourg VAT dodge

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The EU's European Commission has confirmed that it intends to force Luxembourg and France to......
EU aims to close Amazon Luxembourg VAT dodge

Airbnb could get banned from Amsterdam: Local authorities are now hunting for illegal hotels

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Following legal issues across the US, Airbnb is facing serious conflicts with the local government in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Airbnb’s issues in Amsterdam aren’t new; in fact, an investigation into the service was ordered by authorities back in November, led by Alderman Freek Ossel. So far, 200 “suspicious” homes have already been researched, and Parool...
Airbnb could get banned from Amsterdam: Local authorities are now hunting for illegal hotels

Motorola launches Razr i with a 2.0Ghz Intel Atom processor, ships next month

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The first of its smartphones to sport an Intel processor, a 2.0GHz Atom Z2460 to be exact, was officially launched by Motorola at an event in London yesterday. The Android 4.0 “Razr i” (upgradeable to 4.1 in the future), includes a 4.4-inch, 960 x 540 AMOLED display, 8 megapixel...
Motorola launches Razr i with a 2.0Ghz Intel Atom processor, ships next month

Apple's A6 CPU actually clocked at around 1.3GHz, per new Geekbench report

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As the initial wave of iPhone 5 reviews hit, it looked as if Apple's dual-core A6 processor was sporting a clock speed of around 1GHz. We saw reports (and confirmed with our own handset) ranging between 1.00 and 1.02GHz, but a new Geekbench build (v2.3.6) has today revealed a...
Apple's A6 CPU actually clocked at around 1.3GHz, per new Geekbench report

Mobile data roaming is set to become a lot cheaper in Europe as new EU price caps roll out

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Staying connected as you travel around Europe is about to get a lot cheaper for millions of EU citizens as new European Union price caps on mobile data roaming come into force. From 1 July 2012, EU mobile operators will be able to charge no more than 70 euro cents plus...
Mobile data roaming is set to become a lot cheaper in Europe as new EU price caps roll out

Raspberry Pi boards begin shipping from today (video)

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The moment has finally arrived: Eben Upton's Linux-powered dream of a super-cheap PC that could revolutionize the way we teach computer science begins shipping from today. RS Components and Allied Electronics have begun to mail the dinky devices out to the lucky pre-order customers who managed to get through...
Raspberry Pi boards begin shipping from today (video)

Students Invent A New Method Of 3-D Printing, Using UV Light

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Robot arms wield an off-the-shelf projector and a vat of light-sensitive resin in a new form of digital fabrication....
Students Invent A New Method Of 3-D Printing, Using UV Light
The year of the tablet phone continues with the 7-inch Asus Fonepad & new HD Padfone hybrid
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