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Apple files for a patent on an iPhone with swappable lenses

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Taking phone photography seriously is certainly possible. Short of tacking on a slightly ludicrous add-on case, however, you're normally stuck with whatever lens the phone designer deems fit. Unless Apple uses technology from a very out-of-left-field patent application, that is.… Go To Full Article

Kikori CNC gantry router eyes-on

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Judah Sher's cubicle wasn't originally on our slate of scheduled stops during yesterday's trip to the Artisan's Asylum hacker space in Somerville, Massachusetts, but the man behind the Kikori CNC gantry router lured us in with a rather large piece… Go To Full Article

Shortage of PEX8747 Bridge Chip Disturbs Various Launch Schedules

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An increasing number of high-end graphics cards and motherboards are relying on PCI-Express bridge chips to expand the PCI-Express lane budgets, no thanks to the puny number of PCI-Express lanes today's mainstream computing platforms come with. Following the transition to… Go To Full Article

Microsoft plans 'major announcement' for Monday, June 18th

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It's not offering much in the way of hints, but Microsoft has just invited the press to an event in Los Angeles on Monday, June 18th for what it promises will be a "major Microsoft announcement." While it didn't have… Go To Full Article

NZXT Havik 140 Heatsink @ Techreaction.net

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We are adding a new name to list of manufacturers. NZXT has invited us to have look at their latest air cooler release, the NZXT Havik 140. Here we have another great company from sunny California. Seems like the sun… Go To Full Article

AFDS 2012 Day One @ Rage3D.com

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The first part of our AMD Fusion Developer Summit '12 coverage begins with a look at Bullet Physics, and how AMD's Heterogeneous System Architecture can facilitate better physics in games. Go To Full Article

Chrome being optimized for high-density displays

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The new MacBook Pro's Retina display is pretty nifty. Few applications are designed to really take advantage of all the extra pixels, but Google is getting an early start. Chrome Canary, a sort of beta testing ground for new Chrome… Go To Full Article

Cher Wang: HTC will grab as many patents as it can

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HTC co-founder and chair Cher Wang has said that her company plans to register and buy a host of patents in order to maintain parity with its competition. Speaking at the firm's 15th anniversary party, she said that despite being… Go To Full Article

Gender gap in tech jobs threatens to widen skills gap

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The “worrying” under representation of women in tech related roles could be contributing to the IT skills gap, and hurting the economy. In a debate in the House of Commons yesterday, MPs debated the lack of presence… Go To Full Article

Silverstone Fortress FT03 Mini Case Review

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It would be fair to say that over the past couple of years we’ve seen some very interesting chassis design innovations from Silverstone. They haven’t been afraid to think outside the box and have come up with some very impressive… Go To Full Article

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