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Lite-On Develops Strange New mSATA SSD Design for Acer

@ 2012/12/20 read/post comments(0)
On taking apart the Acer S7 Ultrabook, The SSD Review discovered a strange new SSD form-factor, which bears the label of Lite-On, and carrying the model number "CMT-256L3M." This is perhaps the first mSATA SSD with two independent SSD subunits,… Go To Full Article

Sceptre teases 2013 lineup that includes near-borderless TVs, WiFi sound bar

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Sceptre isn't waiting for CES to give a peek at what its home theater roster will bring. This year, the budget-focused company is hoping to take on the extra-minimalist TVs we've seen from Samsung and LG. Its 32- to 55-inch… Go To Full Article

5-inch ZTE U887 enters the low-end phablet fray

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Hot on the heels of the Samsung Galaxy Grand, a lower-end Galaxy Note II alternative announced yesterday, ZTE is trotting out a dual-core phablet of its own: the U887. According to Gizchina and the TENAA certification database, the device sports… Go To Full Article

Toyota 2013 Avalon Limited packs Qi wireless charging

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Few if any of us are fans of buying 12V adapters to keep our phones powered up in the car. Those who buy the just-arriving 2013 Toyota Avalon Limited, if they choose the Technology Package, won't have to. A lid… Go To Full Article

EFF gets $500k from donors to fight flawed patent system

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The Electronic Freedom Foundation (EFF) got an early Christmas present to help them with the battle to bring about serious patent reform. The money came from Mark Cuban and famous indie game developer Notch with each of them donating $250,000… Go To Full Article

Google sells Motorola Home cable and internet box business to Arris for $2.35 billion

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Ever since Google announced it would acquire Motorola Mobility last year there have been questions about what it would do with the company's large internet and TV set-top box business, and now that question has been answered: it's selling Motorola… Go To Full Article

Which way do non-polarized film capacitors go? There is an answer.

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If you, like us, thought that capacitor orientation only matters for polarized varieties like electrolytic capacitors you should read through this article. [Bruce Trump] looks at why some film capacitors have a stripe printed on one end and why their… Go To Full Article

USGS Has Tips On Surviving The Apocalypse

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U.S. Geological Survey scientists have some handy tips for surviving the apocalypse on 12-21-12. The question to consider on December 21, 2012, and every day is: Have I done everything I can to ensure that my family and I are… Go To Full Article

Silverstone Fortress FT03 @ LanOC Reviews

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When it comes to interesting or creative designs for PC cases, Silverstone is one of only a few manufactures that come to mind. They are known for making stylish cases but they have also gone off the beaten path with… Go To Full Article

Kobo Mini gets a big price drop for a limited time

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Looking for something, um, stocking-sized later this week? Kobo's announced a temporary but significant price-drop on its diminutive 5-inch Mini e-reader. From December 21st to the 23rd, the pocket-sized device will have a budget-friendly price of $50 -- that's down… Go To Full Article

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