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The 2013 MacBook Air: Core i5-4250U vs. Core i7-4650U

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Apple typically offers three different CPU upgrades in its portable Macs: the base CPU, one that comes with the upgraded SKU and a third BTO option that's even faster. In the case of the 2013 MacBook Air, Apple only offered… Go To Full Article

ZOTAC Unveils GeForce GTX 650 Ti Destroyer TSI

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In value-conscious markets, the way a graphics card is presented, goes a long way in making sure it sells. ZOTAC understands this all too well, and unveiled its new GeForce GTX 650 Ti Destroyer TSI graphics card. The card features… Go To Full Article

Guild Wars 2 will avoid expansions

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Guild Wars 2 will not have any expansion packs if it gets its content strategy right, according to its lead content designer. Go To Full Article

Hole found in Android code base

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The Android code has a hole that allows a hacker to modify a digitally signed Android application package file and not break its cryptographic signature which would normally set off a red flag that something is amiss. … Go To Full Article

Real inventor of the mouse dies

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Douglas Engelbart, the man who invented the mouse and mapped out the future of the Internet decades before anyone else, has died aged 88. Engelbart, in 1968, demoed a cubic device with two rolling discs called an… Go To Full Article

Boston University trolls Apple

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Boston University has been declared an enemy of the Apple religion after it went to court wanting a ban on a wide assortment of Fruity products and all the outfit's profits. According to Gigaom, Boston University wants… Go To Full Article

Korean MoD clamps down on smartphones

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The Korean Ministry of National Defence announced Wednesday that it will restrict the use of smartphones inside its buildings from mid-July, reports the Korea Times. The ministry is concerned that phones could be used to leak sensitive… Go To Full Article

VPN providers under attack

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Mastercard and Visa have now started to take action against VPN providers and are refusing them card access. According to Torrentfreak, Swedish payment provider Payson cut access to anonymizing services after being ordered to do so by… Go To Full Article

Scientists grow human liver from stem cells

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Stem cell research has resulted in several important breakthroughs in medicine, such as rebuilding the larynx and regenerating spinal cord connectors. Now the liver, one of the most highly sought after organs on the donor transplant list, could get some… Go To Full Article

Plasma thruster could propel small satellites into deep space for cheap

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A few years from now, we might be able to send small satellites into deep space for cheap using a new propulsion system being developed by University of Michigan engineers -- assuming they raise enough money via Kickstarter. Called CAT… Go To Full Article

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