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Japan Mulls '911' Emergency Calls from Social Networks

@ 2012/09/03 read/post comments(0)
Japan's disaster management officials are considering alternative solutions to emergency calls in natural disasters. A panel met in Tokyo for preliminary talks on the possible use of alternative web-based solutions such as Twitter, Yahoo, local chat lines and social networks.… Go To Full Article

Razer Introduces Blade R2: Faster, Less Expensive

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Earlier this year, I took a look at Razer’s first foray into gaming systems, the Blade notebook. I came away pretty impressed overall, particularly with the level of design and engineering polish. Considering it was their first notebook product, they… Go To Full Article

Revel: Programming the Sense of Touch

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From the Disney Research Labs, new research is being conducted on tactile perception. The new studies are allowing tactile sensing to be transferred from almost any object to touch screens by way of a process known as 'Reverse Electrovibration'.… Go To Full Article

Gmail advanced search gets autocomplete in 'from' and 'to' fields

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Coming on the heels of Google announcing additional languages for Gmail search, the dev team out in Mountain View is rolling out a few more tweaks. For starters, when you use advanced search, you'll now see autocomplete predictions in the… Go To Full Article

ASRock X79 Extreme11 Intel LGA 2011 @ techPowerUp

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The ultra-high-end ASRock X79 Extreme11 is fitted with an onboard PCIe 3.0 LSI RAID controller, and not just one, but TWO PLX PEX8747 PCIE 3.0 switches. The ASRock X79 Extreme11 really does take it to the Extreme, offering functionality and… Go To Full Article

Phenom II x4 970 & Phenom II x6 1090T BE - Gaming Performance HD 7970 @ ocaholic

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This week, as a lot of readers wanted us to do, we tested the gaming performance of the Phenom II x4 and Phenom II x6 coupled with an AMD Radeon HD 7970. Which brings our comparison tables to a new… Go To Full Article

More Samsung Galaxy Stellar details spill

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More details about the Samsung Galaxy Stellar 4G LTE, Verizon's upcoming budget offering, are now surfacing from the midst of the carrier's internal systems. Our source has confirmed that the Stellar is now expected to launch on September 6th, and… Go To Full Article

Open webOS beta will become available to developers today

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Just like that, HP is making good on its promise to release Open webOS in beta. The code is available today under the Apache 2.0 license, and is landing slightly ahead of schedule (HP long ago said the software would… Go To Full Article

Plextor M5 Pro SSD Review @ XSReviews.co.uk

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It was less than two weeks ago that our review of the Plextor M3 Pro was published, and already we have in our hands its successor, the Plextor M5 Pro. This new solid state drive comes packing Marvell’s latest 88SS9187… Go To Full Article

Nokia Lumia 820 prototype breaks cover in photos, confirms little else

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Renders, shmenders. According to Coolxap.com what you see above is a real-world prototype of the Nokia Lumia 820 -- aka Nokia Arrow. As well as some tantalizing hardware shots, we get a sneaky glimpse at that all important "About phone"… Go To Full Article

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