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Facebook's Director of Engineering explains how you're part of the dev team

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Ever wondered why those crazy fools at Facebook think it's a good idea to meddle with the timeline, or how you chat? Well you can blame yourself. Probably. The social network's Director of Engineering, Andrew "Boz" Bosworth, reveals all in… Go To Full Article

Boingo snaps up Cloud Nine Media to expand its ad-sponsored WiFi network

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Boingo tried its hand at free WiFi with Google earlier this summer, and now it's acquired Cloud Nine Media to help it claim a larger slice of the sponsored internet access pie. Though Boingo's 500,000 subscription-based access points vastly outnumber… Go To Full Article

Burner turns your iPhone into a disposable, lets you be faux-shady

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Need a throw-away phone number? It's now available as the Burner iPhone app, from a company called Ad Hoc. There's no explanation for how it works technically, but using it looks easy: you pay $2 for the app, which gives… Go To Full Article

US Army's LEMV spy blimp spotted hovering over New Jersey

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The US Army's not-so-secret Long Endurance Multi-Intelligence Vehicle (LEMV) spy blimp is better at staying hidden than we thought... if unintentionally. Although it was due to fly the friendly skies of Lakehurst, New Jersey in mid-June, Northrop Grumman's usually unmanned… Go To Full Article

Vertex 4 256 Go SSD review

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Vertex 4 is an SSD that we know well, we have tested in its 512 GB, but with a somewhat too new firmware, which sometimes penalized. So far, we test again the Vertex 4 in declination 256 GB, but this… Go To Full Article

Panasonic preps SD cards that survive heat, water and X-rays

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Much ado has been made of weather-resistant cameras, but it's all a moot point if the memory card dies, isn't it? Panasonic wants that level of survivability in its SDHC and SDXC cards, and its new UHS-I-level SDAB and SDUB… Go To Full Article

AFOX HD7850 Single Slot Crossfire Review

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Today we take a first look at the new single slot HD7850 graphics card from AFOX. The company claim this is the ‘world’s most powerful single slot graphics card’ and our review will highlight Crossfire performance. If you are building… Go To Full Article

Lenovo ThinkPad T430u Ultrabook Arrives Later This Month

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Lenovo may have scored a lot of attention with its $1,400 X1 Carbon Ultrabook, but it's the ThinkPad T430u Ultrabook, which featured at CES 2012 (January) that has consumers looking forward to, due to its US $779 price-point. The T430u… Go To Full Article

Sony Xperia GX makes Japan debut today

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The Xperia GX passed muster at the FCC labs a few weeks back and is filling shelves of NTT DoCoMo stores starting today. If you like your smartphone screens big and high-resolution, you'll probably be very happy with the Xperia… Go To Full Article

Qualcomm about to buy AMD

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Shares of AMD rose by nearly ten percent after rumours that fabless chipmaker Qualcomm might be thinking of buying the fabless chipmaker. The rumours appear to have been based on an announcement that AMD made on Tuesday.… Go To Full Article

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