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It's been 40 years since the world's first mobile phone call

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On April 3rd 1973, Martin Cooper made the first mobile call on the nine-inch (and 28-ounce) Motorola DynaTAC. Dialing up a rival at AT&T, he apparently said that he was ringing "to see if my call sounds good at your… Go To Full Article

Survey claims phablets are a fad

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More than a billion smartphones and tablets are in use around the world, and research outfit Flurry has detected more than 2,000 unique device models so far. Rapid development has resulted in a multitude of form… Go To Full Article

Hybrid Memory Cube Consortium Finalizes Specifications

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More than 100 developer and adopter members of the Hybrid Memory Cube Consortium (HMCC) today announced they've reached consensus for the global standard that will deliver a much-anticipated, disruptive memory computing solution. Developed in only 17 months, the final specification… Go To Full Article

Compro TN50W Review @ Vortez

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Back in February Compro announced their new TN50W – a home network IP camera with cloud functionality. In our first outing with Compro today, we will be taking a look at the all-new TN50W to see if it’s a worthy… Go To Full Article

New Nexus 7 coming in July

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Google is rumoured to introduce a revamped Nexus 7 this July, which means it should land roughly a year after the first one. The new tablet, Reuters reports, is expected to feature a smaller bezel and a… Go To Full Article

US gov invests $100 million to map the human brain

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The US government has launched a long-running research project aimed at mapping the human brain. Dubbed the Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies (BRAIN), the initiative will launch with around $100 million of initial funding in 2014,… Go To Full Article

Cheat on your iOS or Android device with this BlackBerry 10 OS tour

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The BlackBerry Z10 is now attainable on three outta the four big US carriers, leading many to wonder what a BB10 phone would be like. Well, if you haven't had a chance to fondle the handset in-store, Heins & Co's… Go To Full Article

Hands-on with PROLiNK's Hesperus and Xanthinus gaming mice

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Yesterday at a media event held at Clarke Quay in the sweltering heat of Singapore, long-time IT equipment vendor PROLiNK unveiled its latest line of bat-themed gaming peripherals, as well as their collaboration with local gaming mousepad specialist Barracuda Technologies.… Go To Full Article

Windows RT prices plummet

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Prices of Windows RT devices have started falling and according to Techworld it is because suppliers are trying desperately to ditch them. Vole released Windows RT for ARM-based devices and Windows 8 for Intel-based devices in October… Go To Full Article

Baidu Eye is no joke, aims to be a Google Glass competitor

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We all know that Chinese search giant Baidu is notorious for receiving much inspiration from its US counterpart, Google, and according to the above IM screenshot published on April Fools' Day (now bear with us here), the former is apparently… Go To Full Article

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