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Microsoft gives Motorola a good kicking

@ 2013/02/12 read/post comments(0)
Microsoft has opened the champers after seeing off Google-owned Motorola Mobility in a patent battle over the H.264 codec. The battle involves three patents, 7,310,374, 7,310,375, and 7,310,376, that Motorola licences to the Xbox 360, Windows and… Go To Full Article

Facebook sued over like button

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Social networking site Facebook is in trouble with a Dutch firm which claims to have a patent on its like button. A patent-holding company, working together with the widow and family of a Dutch computer programmer, has… Go To Full Article

Booting Linux bricks Samsung laptops

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Booting Linux using UEFI just once on various Samsung laptops is enough to brick them. According to reports on the Ubuntu bug tracker, the report appears to be caused by a kernel driver for Samsung laptops.… Go To Full Article

[M] COOKOO Watch Review

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COOKOO started as a project on Kickstarter and one of the available products is the Connected watch. When paired with the COOKOO CONNECTED APP from our iOS device, we’ll get different visual alerts on the LCD screen for incoming calls,… Go To Full Article

How to Create a Bootable DOS USB Drive

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DOS isn’t widely used anymore, but you wouldn’t know if from reading instructions written by manufacturers for BIOS updates, firmware-updating utilities, and other low-level system tools. They will often require you to boot into DOS and run the utility.… Go To Full Article

[M] Cooler Master CM Storm Sentinel Advance II Gaming Mouse Revisited

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The Sentinel Advance II Gaming Mouse from Cooler Master, CM Storm division sports a high performance ADNS-9800 Laser sensor which allows DPI settings from 200 up to 8200, comes with small weights for adjustment and the software contains a lot… Go To Full Article

New Addonics 1U Cipher RAID Rack and Cipher RAID Tower Offer AES 256-bit Encryption

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Addonics Technologies today announced the Addonics Cipher RAID Rack and the Cipher RAID Tower, two RAID Storage solutions with AES 256-bit hardware encryption for high capacity storage. Both products are ideal for securing large volumes of sensitive information, data archiving… Go To Full Article

Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed Review @ Techgage

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The current state of kart racing games for the PC could be considered tolerable if the good ones came around more often; instead, what we're usually given is depressing. But – here's Sumo Digital to the rescue with Sega's latest… Go To Full Article

Nanoxia Deep Silence 1 Mid-Tower Case Review @ Hi Tech Legion

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The Nanoxia Deep Silence 1 takes mid-tower versatility to the next level, using an incredibly advanced array of cooling and layout options, all while keeping airflow and silence as its main focus. The keys to the Nanoxia Deep Silence 1’s… Go To Full Article

Transcend StoreJet 25M3 1 TB External USB 3.0 HDD Review @ OCC

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Overall I was quite impressed with this little drive. The small form factor and the durable MIL-spec enclosure combined to form an external drive that will serve you for years. While not always incredibly speedy in the synthetic benchmarks, the… Go To Full Article

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