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Qualcomm's Snapdragon S4 Pro quad core dev tablet now available for $1,299

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For those keen beans out there who want to get an early taste of Qualcomm's first quad-core chipset, news just came in that starting today BSQUARE, the usual distributor of Qualcomm dev kits, is offering the Snapdragon S4 Pro mobile… Go To Full Article

Droid X360 goes for the KIRF prize

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Can we establish a KIRF award for Most Likely to Invite Multiple Lawsuits? If so, Long Xun Software would have to claim the statuette for its Droid X360, at least if it dared set foot in the US. This prime… Go To Full Article

Google fetes 40 years of Landsat with new timelapse videos of Earth

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Compared to Landsat, which has been beaming photos of our planet since 1972, Mountain View is a cartographic newb. But Google Earth drove geospatial interest into the stratosphere when it launched in 2005 and, with a billion downloads and counting,… Go To Full Article

VIA Outs ARM-Powered Pico-ITX Motherboard

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VIA announced the VAB-800, a motherboard in the pic-ITX form-factor (10 cm x 7.2 cm, ATX/ITX compatible), driven by an ARM-based SoC. The company claims the SoC powering the board is capable of 1080p video playback, drawing less than 5W… Go To Full Article

Sharkoon Outs Tactix Gaming Keyboard

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Sharkoon announced its newest gaming keyboard, the Tactix. On paper, it ticks quite a few checkboxes on the list of what a modern gaming keyboard really needs, including a sweet price. Go To Full Article

UK Man "Allergic" To Technology

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I'm not saying this story is complete B.S. but, if you are going to claim you are severely allergic to technology, you probably shouldn't show a picture of you using a laptop in the article. Just sayin'. Phil Inkly claims… Go To Full Article

Apple secures multitouch-related patent dating back to 1995 from inventor

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Apple has come into possession of a number of patents owned by Canadian inventor Timothy R. Pryor in recent years (see the More Coverage link below for a few examples), and it's just today been granted another that's particularly interesting.… Go To Full Article

Lytro finally rolls out Windows desktop software

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As cool as the Lytro camera's post-picture taking focusing technology is, it's hard to overlook some of the product's shortcomings -- not the least of which is the fact that the company only offered a Mac solution when the device… Go To Full Article

Shocker! Three's unlimited data adopters use lots of 3G

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Three, a UK mobile network provider specializing in unlimited data packages, has reported that its customers are talking full advantage of their plans. Specifically, the average monthly usage has more than doubled this summer (we use the term loosely) from… Go To Full Article

Day Z Mod To Go Stand-Alone This Year

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The Day Z mod for ArmA 2 has been a runaway hit, boosting ArmA 2 sales and raising its profile among PC enthusiasts. The mod team has been open with its plans to spin off into its own stand-alone game,… Go To Full Article

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