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Google patents Project Glass motion-based theft detection

@ 2012/07/18 read/post comments(0)
We know that you're never gonna take your Google glasses off, but if some nefarious lout feels differently, the boys and girls in Mountain View's X lab have got you covered. The company has patented a system whereby the device… Go To Full Article

Infortrend NAS server family ties up your network and storage needs

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Infortrend is the latest to step up with a collection of new NAS servers pitched at both households and business and it's now announced. The EonNAS Pro Series offers from two to eight-bay tower systems, while the 1000 series gives… Go To Full Article

Skype confirms fix rolling out for instant messaging bug

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When one of your main services throws up a pretty embarrassing bug, you're going to want to squash that quick. Skype has stepped up and done just that, according to its blog. The hotfix will be rolling out for version… Go To Full Article

Ford wants you to meet its touchy, feely interior quality robot, RUTH 2.0

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That's RUTH. In the end, she really amounts to a big robot arm with six joints, but Ford clearly has a soft spot for the faceless employee. First utilized in Europe, the Robotized Unit for Tactility and Haptics is currently… Go To Full Article

Barnes & Noble brings out Nook for Web

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We'd say it's about time. Although it's almost two years late to the party, Barnes & Noble is responding to Amazon's Kindle for the Web with Nook for Web. Much like its counterpart across the virtual aisle, the Nook web… Go To Full Article

Finger recognition on the Kinect

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The Kinect is awesome, but if you want to do anything at a higher resolution detecting a person’s limbs, you’re out of luck. [Chris McCormick] over at CogniMem has a great solution to this problem: use a neural network on… Go To Full Article

T-Mobile US offers new Europe-wide 500MB roaming plan for $50

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In a bid to avoid making suit-wearing execs continually eye their data use when traveling to Europe with your smartphone, T-Mobile has announced a $50 per month plan for business customers, which offers half a gig of data on both… Go To Full Article

StyleTap brings its Palm OS emulator to Android, only asks for $50

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Chrome? Who cares, give us Blazer! For those of you who just can't let go of your legacy Palm OS apps, StyleTap has been delivering emulation software to salve your woes since about 2005. But, if you've been riding the… Go To Full Article

Microsoft under investigation for not fulfilling browser choice pledge

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You'd be forgiven for thinking this whole browser choice issue was resolved back in 2009, but no. European regulators are back on Redmond's back, following suspicions that the megacorp may not be complying with the deal it struck all that… Go To Full Article

Team Group Announces UHS-I Xtreem Series Memory Cards

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Incorporated with the latest generation of UHS-1 transmission technology, Team Group Inc. Micro SDHC UHS-1/Micro SDXC UHS-1 is a high-performance memory card designed specifically for smart phones, tablet computers, and driving recorders. Reading speeds up to 40MB/s and IOPS 500… Go To Full Article

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