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Google patches SVG and IPC exploits in Chrome, discoverer banks $60,000 in the proc.

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Google revels in hacking contests as ways of testing Chrome's worth. Even if the browser is compromised, the failure provides a shot at fixing an exploit under much safer circumstances than an in-the-wild attack. No better example exists than the… Go To Full Article

Consumer Reports: Purple haze not an iPhone 5 issue

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Consumer Reports is defending its positive review of the iPhone 5, saying the recent flare-up about the device's camera is an issue common across many smartphones. Go To Full Article

Western Digital Unveils the My Net Wi-Fi Range Extender

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WD, a subsidiary of Western Digital, and a world leader in external storage and solutions for today's connected life, today unveils its My Net Wi-Fi Range Extender to expand wireless home networks into out-of-reach areas of the home. Go To Full Article

iFixit tears into the new iPod touch, bemoans lack of repairability

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The folks over at iFixit have gotten their tool-sporting hands all over the new iPod touch, giving Apple's latest music player the customary detailed teardown. The alien autopsy-esque dissection reveals the device's A5 processor, flash memory from Toshiba and a… Go To Full Article

Vizio Unveils Holiday PC Lineup

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VIZIO, Inc., announced today its holiday line-up of Windows 8-based PCs, highlighted by a 24" and 27" All-in-One Touch PC with 10-finger capacitive touchscreen displays. Equipped with stunning full HD 1080p displays and an impressive 2.1 audio system with subwoofer,… Go To Full Article

Acer Debuts Aspire M5 Ultrabooks With Touch and All-Day Battery Life

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Acer America today announced the Aspire M5 series of Ultrabooks, available exclusively at Best Buy stores in the United States. Featuring Windows 8, the slim and stylish Aspire M5 series combines the portability of an Ultrabook with powerful performance, 8-hour… Go To Full Article

New Acer Aspire V5 Series Notebooks: 30 Percent Thinner, Touch and Windows 8

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Acer America today announced the Aspire V5 series, a popular range of thin and light notebooks will be available with Windows 8 beginning October 26 in North America. Ideal for consumers looking for impressive performance, style and full-featured mobility at… Go To Full Article

Acer Aspire V5 and M5 laptops will be available with touchscreens this month

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Make no mistake, one of the biggest trends you'll see this fall is PC makers slapping touchscreens on their current machines so as to make them a little more Windows 8-appropriate. And Acer is no exception: the company is introducing… Go To Full Article

ECOXBT waterproof bluetooth speaker keeps the party floating

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Waterproof smartphones and cameras are pretty much commonplace these days, but what about accessories to accompany these aquatic electronics? Enter the ECOXBT from ECOXGEAR. Priced at $130 this IPX7 approved, rugged, floating bluetooth speaker box can not only withstand 30… Go To Full Article

Japan's Softbank in 'advanced talks' to acquire Sprint for more than $12 billion

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While recent rumors suggested Sprint could be interested in snatching up Metro PCS, it may actually be the target of an acquisition.The Nikkei, Reuters and Wall Street Journal report it is in final buyout talks with Japanese carrier Softbank at… Go To Full Article

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