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Booting Windows 8: Too Fast To Interrupt

@ 2012/05/24 read/post comments(0)
Remember the days of people complaining about their computer booting too slow? Now, people are going to complain about it booting too fast. Windows 8 has a problem – it really can boot up too quickly. So quickly, in fact,… Go To Full Article

Measuring projectiles with OpenChronometer

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[Spork] over on the Netduino forums wanted to push the limits of what his little board could do. He put together a chronometer to measure the velocity of rifle rounds and Nerf darts using an Arduino-compatable CPLD shield. Go To Full Article

Dell expecting Windows 8 tablets to boost profits

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Dell is hoping to boost profits with a slew of new tablet computers powered by Microsoft's next operating system, Windows 8. Go To Full Article

Google CEO Larry Page on Charlie Rose

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Google CEO Larry Page was interviewed on Charlie Rose recently, and there was certainly some interesting stuff in there. Sadly, the interview suffers from the curse of modern journalism in that it was all a bit timid and civil (no… Go To Full Article

Apple's Ive is building the "most important and best work"

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Apple is famous for its marketing and getting leading newspapers to print it for free. This week Jonathan Ive, the company's senior vice president of industrial design, pulled a swifty with the British media. … Go To Full Article

Hard drive prices continue slow decline

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More than a month has passed since we last looked at hard drive prices, so it's time for an update. We've been tracking a selection of mechanical hard drives ever since last year's Thailand flooding sent prices skyward. The graph… Go To Full Article

RunCore Unveils the Xapear SSD with Remote Data Deletion and RFID Protection

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RunCore, leading supplier of high-performance solid-state drives, announces the global launch of their Xapear Solid State Disc drive. RunCore's Xapear is a smart USB 2.0 connected SSD solution with RFID protection, allowing you to split your data into a freely… Go To Full Article

Google Search for iPhone gets the 2.0 remake

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Google gave its official search app an iPad remake late last year, and now it's smaller iPhone and iPod touch devices getting the new UI's treatment. As of Google Search App 2.0, the smaller iOS devices see a big emphasis… Go To Full Article

Gigabyte to unveil X11 on May 31st as lightest laptop ever

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Gigabyte is clearly hoping to carve out a name for itself in a very crowded ultraportable space; it sent us word of a media event for a new X11 laptop in its native Taipei on May 31st, just a few… Go To Full Article

Nvidia teases $199 Tegra 3 tablets

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Android tablets featuring Nvidia's Tegra 3 processors may slip under $200 this summer. The Verge says that, at Nvidia's Annual Meeting of Stockholders briefing last week, the company teased a platform code-named "Kai" that will purportedly enable such devices.… Go To Full Article

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