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Samsung Fined $1,000 Over Fatal Gas Leak

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A one thousand dollar fine for a fatal accident? I guess they'll be thinking twice about not reporting faulty equipment sooner. Korea's Yonhap News Agency is reporting that Samsung will be fined a nominal 1 million won (roughly $1,000) for… Go To Full Article

Lian Li PC-V650 Review: The Mini Tower That Fits a Full Tower

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We take a look at Lian Li's PC-V650 case and find out how well it fits a full desktop's components inside of it. We make some interesting discoveries, as well. Go To Full Article

Samsung Laptops Bricked by Booting Linux Using UEFI

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Ryan passed this along early this morning (really early for Ryan, seeing that we’re not even in the double digits of the morning hours!), and while this issue is only likely to affect a very small subset of users, anything… Go To Full Article

Steve Ballmer calls Dropbox 'a fine little startup'

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Microsoft is no stranger to industry flak, but it's always better to give than to receive, right? Steve Ballmer thinks so, and in a recent Bloomberg interview, he took a second away from talking up the new Office 2013 to… Go To Full Article

Saying goodbye to Fringe one last time

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No one can deny that Fringe had a good run. Five seasons and 100 episodes is certainly nothing to scoff at this days, especially as networks are all too eager cancel genre shows if the ratings aren't through the roof. Go To Full Article

New Security Hole Found in Wi-Fi Routers: Disable UPnP to Protect Yourself

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A while back, we told you that UPnP on your router is not very secure, and you should probably disable it. Now a security research firm has found out that the problems are even worse than we originally thought.… Go To Full Article

China's complicated history with video games: when a ban isn't really a ban

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Earlier this week, China Daily quoted an anonymous government source -- allegedly straight from the Ministry of Culture -- saying China is considering lifting a 12-year-old "ban" on game consoles soon. While it's was unclear how reliable the source was… Go To Full Article

Android-powered Vertu Constellation Ti leaked all over

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Shortly after the latest rumor that Vertu's prepping its first-ever Android-based device, eagle-eyed Blog of Mobile delivered further evidence to support the claim, and it even managed to dig out what it claims to be product shots of said phone.… Go To Full Article

BlackBerry Z10 vs. the competition: fight!

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BlackBerry has finally, officially unveiled its maiden BB10 flagship, all-touch device, the Z10, and you can read all about RIM BlackBerry's new handset in our review. But, if you're looking to see how it and BB10 stack up against the… Go To Full Article

Nokia begins its Windows Phone 7.8 upgrade rollout (video)

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Talk of Microsoft finally deploying Windows Phone 7.8 has been building to a crescendo -- and we're glad to confirm it's more than just noise. The more customizable home and lock screens, Marketplace improvements and numerous under-the-hood upgrades are rolling… Go To Full Article

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