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PayPal co-founder Max Levchin returns to online payments with Affirm

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Curious what Max Levchin's been up to ever since he left Google in 2011? Well, wonder no more. Today, PayPal's co-founder revealed his return to the payment world with a new company called Affirm. Like many startups, Affirm is looking… Go To Full Article

Apple agrees to settle lawsuit over in-app purchases made by children

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Looks like Apple's set to put an end to the 2011 in-app purchase class action lawsuit filed on behalf of those whose children were spending a Smurphy amount of their money without account holder permission. According to the settlement, Apple… Go To Full Article

OCZ Agility 4 256gb @ LanOC Reviews

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It wasn't that long ago when we took a look at the OCZ Vertex 4, the first drive sporting the Indilinx Everest 2 controller. The Vertex 4 topped just about everything we put it through. When OCZ asked if we… Go To Full Article

Google Glass in focus: UI, applications & more

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"Thanks to a source close to the Glass project, though, we're excited to give you some insight into what magic actually happens inside that wearable eyepiece, what that UI looks like, and how the innovative functionality will work, both locally… Go To Full Article

Chrome 26 beta adds context-aware spelling checks so you kan rite gud

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We've all grown a little complacent with our spelling now that auto-correction has filtered down to the OS level, and that creates problems when we use browsers that aren't quite so diligent. Those who grab Google's Chrome 26 beta, though,… Go To Full Article

Slacker now streaming tunes on Xbox 360

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After receiving a pre-Valentine's Day makeover, Slacker has officially made its way to the Xbox 360. Free to download for Xbox Live Gold subscribers in the US and Canada, the 116.17MB app brings the internet radio station's revamped color scheme,… Go To Full Article

Dead bird turned into robot

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Scientists in the US have turned a dead bird into a robot to help study the behaviour of swamp sparrows. Go To Full Article

Tegra 4 reference tablets use SanDisk iNAND Extreme

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It's well established that NVIDIA's Tegra 4 is at least reasonably quick. It's only quick when the storage isn't a bottleneck, however, which is why SanDisk has negotiated a repeat partnership as the official storage supplier for reference Tegra 4… Go To Full Article

Andy Rubin confirms 'no plans' for Google retail stores

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If those Google retail rumors fuelled visions of whiling away some mall-time, thumbing at the latest Nexus gadgets in a parlor of their own, then Andy Rubin says keep dreaming. While there are some legitimate Google outposts to be found… Go To Full Article

i-mate talks up the Intelegent, a 4.7-inch slab of vaporware

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Don't worry if Dubai-based smartphone maker i-mate had slipped your mind. The business unceremoniously collapsed back in 2009 after allegedly suffering a "major fraud" that led it to fire all of its employees. Fortunately, CEO Jim Morrison is back with… Go To Full Article

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