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ZTE to launch Mozilla-based smartphones early next year

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ZTE just can't get enough mobile OS's. The manufacturer is all over Android, it's got Windows Phone 8 coming out of leaky pores, and now it's revealed plans to launch phones based on the Firefox OS (formerly "Boot to Gecko")… Go To Full Article

Carnegie warns of drop in chip sales

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The world chip sales market "probably dropped" in August, a Carnegie report has said. World chip sales were likely to be $24.4 billion in August, unchanged from the high sales of July. Carnegie added that taking everything… Go To Full Article

The Nook Simple Touch can run a Genesis emulator, but should it?

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There we were, thinking touch-based versions of gaming classics were a bad idea on a device intended for gaming -- and then we saw Sonic the Hedgehog 2 running on a Nook Simple Touch. YouTube user "ndncnbvcuyuys" rooted his touch-based… Go To Full Article

Guild Wars 2 Review @ Techgage

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Guild Wars, the hugely successful subscription-free fantasy MMO, now has its first sequel: Guild Wars 2. The developers promise a divergence from traditional MMO formulas, including those used by the original. Does this new direction herald a new era of… Go To Full Article

ASUS Maximus V Formula Motherboard Review

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Today we are looking at the Asus Maximus V Formula Motherboard, designed for the latest i7/i5/i3 Intel processors. The Maximus V Formula is a ‘no compromises’ Z77 motherboard, aimed at the top 10 percent of enthusiast user who will be… Go To Full Article

Crucial m4 mSATA 256GB SSD Review

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Not only are SSDs faster than HDDs, but they also consume less power and generate less heat. Additionally, because they have no moving parts, they're quieter, more reliable and more compact than their spinning counterparts. These "bonus" attributes don't matter… Go To Full Article

ASUS Nexus 7 Tablet (Android 4.1 Jelly Bean) Review

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ASUS' Nexus 7 gets put under the review microscope as we check out its NVIDIA Tegra 3 quad-core processor and Android Jelly Bean 4.1 OS. Go To Full Article

Round-up of 74 laptop power adapters: original or universal?

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When you're looking for a new power adapter for your laptop, there are two choices. Do you purchase an original from the laptop manufacturer, or do you give a universal adapter a try? The ones in the last category are… Go To Full Article

AliBaba buys back half of itself

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Alibaba has bought back half the stake Yahoo owned in the company for about $7.6 billion. The move ends years of horse trading which has cost the careers of a couple of Yahoo CEOs and clears the way for Alibaba… Go To Full Article

Wikipedia hit by "pay for entry" scandal

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Two trusted Wikipedia types are editing Wikipedia pages and facilitating front-page placement for paying clients. According to CNET, Jimmy Wales is furious. After all it is one thing to make worthy people disappear because you have a… Go To Full Article

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