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Samsung confirms multi-window feature and Jelly Bean update for original Galaxy Note

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That previously-spotted Premium Suite upgrade for the Galaxy Note is on its way, with Samsung revealing all the details on its site. With a refreshed UI appears very similar to its successor, the respectable Android slab will also lay claim… Go To Full Article

New Toshiba camera sensor lets you refocus after the shot

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Hoping for some after-the-fact focusing in your next smartphone camera? Well, you'll have to wait around a year, but Toshiba's planning exactly that with a new module that houses an array of 500,000 tiny lenses. Within a 1cm-thick unit, these… Go To Full Article

Flawed Wordpress plug-in exposes users

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An insecurity expert has warned that a popular plugin for Wordpress may expose all the personal information on their bog to a Google search. Jason Donenfeld said that many WordPress users that had added the plugin had… Go To Full Article

Marvell loses $1.17 billion to university, in patent place

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A federal jury has found that Marvell Technology nfringed two patents held by Carnegie Mellon University, and ordered the chipmaker to pay $1.17 billion in damages. The fine is nearly twice Marvell's profit in its latest fiscal… Go To Full Article

Ubuntu's Shuttleworth gets all sniffy with his Christmas message

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Queen of desktop Linux, Mark Shuttleworth gave out his Boxing Day message yesterday in which he sniffly dismissed those who think his Unity interface is the spawn of Satan. Shuttleworth has been championing Unity on his Ubuntu… Go To Full Article

Airlines will charge you for data privacy

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After a couple of years mulling the merits of making you pay for a mile up Nintendo, the airlines are considering charging passengers who refused to hand over personal data. Global distribution systems that supply flight and… Go To Full Article

NCKU's i-Transport robot wheelchair helps riders reach full height

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Those who have to use a wheelchair are often bound to the elevation of the seat if they want to reach something, which isn't fair when some parts of our world are still built for standing height. Taiwan's National Cheng… Go To Full Article

AT&T to update Samsung Galaxy Note II with Multi-Window tomorrow

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Most US models of the Samsung Galaxy Note II have already been updated with Multi-Window -- a split-screen feature that allows users to view two apps at once -- but AT&T is the last of the four national powers that… Go To Full Article

Apple Wins Micro-SIM Patent

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Apple has been granted a patent that covers connectors that allow for multiple methods of inserting a SIM card. Connectors that may allow SIM cards to be easily removed and replaced, may be resistant to damage by an improper insertion… Go To Full Article

Gmail phone calls remain free of charge in 2013 for US and Canada

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It may be an expected holiday gift, but it's still a nice one: Google's VoIP service in Gmail will remain free of charge for calls within the United States and Canada in 2013. A note on the Gmail Blog announced… Go To Full Article

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