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Facebook and Yahoo! friends again, agree to patent cross-license

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And so, the Facebook v. Yahoo! courtroom tussle has come to an end. The two Silicon Valley giants have agreed to a legal truce and cross-licensed a bit of each other's IP, meaning that's one less legal donnybrook we have… Go To Full Article

Scientists take mind-controlled robot for a stroll

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What if you could control a robot -- wait, don't answer yet -- with your mind? Pretty great, right? That's what the Virtual Embodiment and Robotic Re-embodiment (VERE) group is working on, and it's made some pretty good, you know,… Go To Full Article

SEGA's Nights Coming to the PC

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Sega is continuing to reach into its back catalog, and fans are loving it. The latest HD remaster from the house of Sonic is the Saturn classic, Nights into Dreams. The digital re-release will be available on Xbox Live Arcade,… Go To Full Article

Battlefield 3 Getting Arranged Matches

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To give the Battlefield 3 competitive scene a helping hand, DICE is working on a new 'Matches' feature that lets players set up and schedule closed servers for their bouts. It'll all run through the Battlelog, but you'll need to… Go To Full Article

EA opens SimCity Social on Facebook, really, really hopes you'll 'like' it

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Sure, it may not have been the most, you know, explosive launch at this year's E3 -- but if Facebook "likes" are any sort of metric (which, granted, is debatable), EA's newly reborn and heavily-socialized SimCity has a bright future… Go To Full Article

Samsung Galaxy S III OTA update adds brightness widget to drop-down menu

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While we didn't have many complaints with what Samsung offered us in its 2012 flagship, several users noted that the auto-brightness setting wasn't really making the most of that 4.8-inch screen. The Galaxy S III's latest OTA update tries to… Go To Full Article

Gigabyte Z77X-D3H Mainboard Review on Technic3D

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The Gigabyte Z77X-D3H Mainboard arrived Technic3D. We check the Mainboard with Intel Z77chipset functions and Performance in the following Review with a Intel i7-3770k CPU on Windows 7 64 Bit and Linux. Go To Full Article

Fujifilm X-Pro1, Garmin Edge 200 and Otterbox's Universal Defender case, revisited

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Welcome to IRL, an ongoing feature where we talk about the gadgets, apps and toys we're using in real life and take a second look at products that already got the formal review treatment. If we've never… Go To Full Article

HD 7970 Gaming Performance: AMD Catalyst 12.6 WHQL & 12.7 Beta @ Ocaholic

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Last week AMD released two interesting drivers for their graphics cards. First of all the Catalyst 12.6 WHQL, remember the last WHQL they released were the Catalyst 12.4 from April. Then you have the Catalyst 12.7 Beta, official this time… Go To Full Article

Wait, Did Apple Just Patent the Ultrabook?

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If the shape and design of a notebook computer can be patented and that patent can, in fact, be enforced, Apple may have been just given a tool that could turn out to be a pain in the neck for… Go To Full Article

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