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Uno's speed-reading wristband feels like a work in progress

@ 2016/05/23 read/post comments(0)
Wearing the Uno Noteband makes me feel as if I'm in an '80s spy movie. Whenever I receive a message on my smartphone, the device on my wrist vibrates. One swipe later and words are being flashed at my eyes,… Go To Full Article

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 video review: Behold, the GPU king

@ 2016/05/23 read/post comments(0)
As far as video card upgrades go, there's a lot to love with NVIDIA's GeForce GTX 1080. We called it "the upgrade you've been waiting for" in our full review. The GTX 1080 blows away last year's high-end cards, and… Go To Full Article

Toshiba Releasing 8TB, Non-Shingled Performance Hard Drive

@ 2016/05/23 read/post comments(0)
In my experience, Toshiba drives are nearly as reliable as HGST but available at a lower cost, so this is very welcome news for someone who just can't stop ripping Blu-ray discs. These will be part of the X300 line,… Go To Full Article

Brexit and will the British Pound remain stable

@ 2016/05/23 read/post comments(0)
The referendum which can change the economic landscape of the United Kingdom is on the horizon. The referendum or Brexit is to be held on Thursday, June 23rd and will determine whether the United Kingdom should leave and or remain… Go To Full Article

Paramount will end its lawsuit against 'Star Trek' fan film

@ 2016/05/23 read/post comments(0)
Lawyers from Paramount/CBS have been pursuing the makers of a crowdfunded Star Trek fan film, Axanar, for months, but according to JJ Abrams, they're finally going to back off. Abrams made the announcement at an event last night on the… Go To Full Article

Google is making mobile search more visual with rich cards

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Google's new "rich cards" format will make googling on your phone a more visual experience than what you're used to. It's sort of an evolved version of rich snippets, those search results that come with small images and a short… Go To Full Article

Philips will launch a $400 Ultra HD Blu-ray player next month

@ 2016/05/23 read/post comments(0)
Even as Ultra HD Blu-ray discs continue to trickle out, in the US there's only one option to play them -- Samsung's UBD-K8500. That should change next month as Philips introduces its own Ultra HD Blu-ray player. Available in two… Go To Full Article

World's largest solar power plant experiences minor meltdown

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A small fire temporarily shut down the generator at the Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating System near the California-Nevada border Thursday. According to the Associated Press, some wires at the power plant melted and caught fire after a misaligned mi...… Go To Full Article

'Woorld' makes a strong argument for weird Project Tango apps

@ 2016/05/23 read/post comments(0)
It's not hard to see how Google's Project Tango can be utilitarian. Need directions through a crowded mall? Easy. Want to learn more about art installations as you wander through a museum? Done. What's easier to miss is just how… Go To Full Article

Dell P4317Q 43" monitor is a multitasking monster

@ 2016/05/23 read/post comments(0)
We talk a lot about monitors around here, but we rarely come across one as unusual as the Dell P4317Q. This 43" 4K monster is the latest addition to Dell’s Professional display series. It comes with a robust set of… Go To Full Article

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