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Nature-inspired nano-material builds a better electrode, points to greener future

@ 2012/12/24 read/post comments(0)
From the apple falling on Newton's head to batteries made out of root extract, scientists have long turned to nature for ideas. Following that tradition, the brainiacs over at the University of Reading have developed a new nano-material electrode coating… Go To Full Article

Radeon HD 7970 and GeForce GTX 680 tested with 10 CPUs

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We published a rather special article today, just in time for some last-minute holiday shopping. Everybody would of course love to have the latest and greatest of graphics cards, but do you know whether your computer can actually get the… Go To Full Article

Cooler Master Elite 120 Advanced Case Review on Technic3D

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The Cooler Master Elite 120 Advanced is the next PC-Case in the Technic3D Editorship. The Elite 120 supports Mini-ATX motherboards and have place for two 120mm and one 80mm Cooling-Fans. We will check this and many more in the following… Go To Full Article

Sapphire Edge VS8 Mini-PC Review @ HardwareHeaven.com

@ 2012/12/22 read/post comments(0)
Sapphire are back with their latest generation of mini-PC, the EDGE VS8. Based around AMDs A8 APU we get quad core processing and DirectX 11 graphics, all in an ultra-compact chassis Go To Full Article

TransPhone modular smartphone / tablet goes Pro, still looks like a beginner

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ASUS' PadFone 2 may be the only notable contender in the phone-in-tablet space, but it does have a cheapo me-too in TransPhone. The latest "Pro" version of this budget hybrid comprises a 7-inch 1,024 x 600 TransPad dock, which swallows… Go To Full Article

Archos 97 Titanium HD tablet combines Retina display prowess with an obtuse name

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Can a single company produce too many Android tablets? Archos surely doesn't think so. Earlier today, the French electronics maker unveiled its awkwardly named 97 Titanium HD. Aside from a kooky moniker, the company's forthcoming slab features a 9.7-inch 2,048… Go To Full Article

ASUS RT-N66U Wireless Router Review @ ThinkComputers.org

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Not all wireless routers are equal. Every wireless router can shuffle bits back and forth between the Internet, the local wired network, and the local wireless network. Some routers are faster than others, and that’s to be expected. However, there… Go To Full Article

Rheinmetall 50kW laser weapon aces latest test, pew-pews a 3-inch ballistic target

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In the "sure wish we had a video" category, aptly-monikered defense contractor Rheinmetall has run a highly successful test of its 50kW high-energy laser weapon. It works by hunting down incoming targets using a so-called Skyguard radar system, then locking… Go To Full Article

Animoog 2.0 for iPad helps you crank out hits with accelerometer-controlled mod.

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Building up your beat lab's equipment arsenal to finish up production on that 80s-themed mix-tape that you've been working on? Then you might want to check out Animoog 2.0 for iPad. Loaded with a smorgasbord of abilities, the updated synthesizer… Go To Full Article

Scientists unveil greener, smarter sleigh for Santa

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Scientists working at General Electric (GE) have made a number of modifications to Santa's sleigh, making it faster, smarter and more energy-efficient. Go To Full Article

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