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Google's Sundar Pichai confirms that offline Google Drive coming in five weeks

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During the closing session here at D10 in California, Google's on Senior Vice President of Chrome & Apps Sundar Pichai was joined by Susan Wojcicki (SVP of Advertising at Google) at Walt Mossberg. Sundar was able to drive the majority… Go To Full Article

Kinect + DSLR = The Future Of Films?

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This is a preview of a documentary that features hackers and media artists talking about coding, culture and the future of visualization. The film will be released later this year. Go To Full Article

ASUS throws up two more Computex teasers, hints at dual-OS and dual-side devices

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After the rather vague teaser from three days ago, ASUS is back with two new videos to highlight its surprises at Computex next week. The first one comes with the tag line "All-in-one is no longer in one," with the… Go To Full Article

Microsoft confirms upgrade path and pricing for Windows 8

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We've just gotten a thorough look at the Windows 8 Release Preview, and Microsoft has now also finally confirmed what the upgrade path will look like for those buying PCs before the OS is officially released later this year. The… Go To Full Article

Windows 8 Release Preview detailed impressions

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Until now, it seemed like Microsoft was gearing up to unveil the almost-final Windows 8 Release Preview in the first full week of June, just in time for what is sure to be the world's premier Ultrabook trade show. As… Go To Full Article

Dual Core/GT2 Ivy Bridge Die Measured: ~121mm^2

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I mentioned Intel's desired secrecy around die sizes and transistor counts for the majority of the Ivy Bridge lineup in our 3470 review from this morning. While I can't count individual transistors in the Core i7-3517U that was in ASUS'… Go To Full Article

Amazon to start collecting sales tax in New Jersey beginning July of next year

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Taxes. Taxes. Taxes. That's what you folks living within the Garden State will have to pay on Amazon purchases starting July 2013. The recent news -- which is likely to cause some of you to throw a minor temper tantrum… Go To Full Article

Skype CEO Tony Bates confirms 250m monthly users, talks Microsoft partnership

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Skype CEO Tony Bates just took the stage here on the final day of D10, and he got right into the news delivery mindset: as of now, there are 250 million monthly connected users. Said Bates, "When we closed [the… Go To Full Article

New Nanostructure Technology Can Mean Longer Battery Life

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Stanford researchers may have found the solution to making lithium-ion batteries last longer Go To Full Article

iFixit reveals Nook Simple Touch With GlowLight's magic -- with lasers

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Turns out the secret to the new Nook's patent pending magic glow isn't so magic after all. Nope, it utilizes the wonder of diffraction. Yep, the driving force behind this marriage-saving device is science! Says iFixit in its latest teardown, Go To Full Article

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