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Synology DS212j @ techPowerUp

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Today we are testing the Synology DS212j, an entry level NAS that comes at an attractive price of $199. Even at that price, the NAS is equipped with a huge list of features and offers good power savings potential since… Go To Full Article

Qualcomm Q3 2012 earnings show revenue ($4.63b) and profit ($1.21b)

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Qualcomm is reporting its financial numbers for the last quarter and has been the trend, it's a good time to be everywhere in the wireless business. Continued strong demand for 3G and 4G-connected hardware is keeping sales high, driving "strong… Go To Full Article

YouTube Now Offers Face Blurring

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YouTube has added a new face blurring feature that allows you to blurs faces in your videos automatically. It works well enough that it will even blur pictures, posters and hand drawn smiley faces. Check out the video below: Blurring… Go To Full Article

Microsoft launching Windows 8 on October 26th for new and upgrade customers

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The title says it all, folks -- Microsoft's newest operating system will hit the masses starting on October 26th, nearly three years to the day after the launch of Windows 7. Just days after the company previewed Office 2013, we're… Go To Full Article

Google opens Web Lab at London's Science Museum

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Still unable to resist its techno-philanthropic urges, Google has just unveiled the Web Lab at the Science Museum in London. Paid for entirely with Google juice and constructed in a basement area that was previously used for storage, the exhibition… Go To Full Article

iPhone 5 has not entered final production phase

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As the speculated fall launch date of the iPhone 5 draws near, the whirlwinds of rumors and speculations are becoming more and more specific. A recent rumor has suggested that Appleā€™s sixth-gen iPhone development is currently in the third stage… Go To Full Article

Microsoft responds to critics, defends touch UI in Office 2013

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If you read our preview of Office 2013, you know we liked it. A lot. But if we had one reservation it's that Office still isn't that finger-friendly, even with the addition of a touch mode that widens the spacing… Go To Full Article

AT&T and Verizon shared data plans compared

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With the introduction of AT&T's Mobile Share this morning, the two largest mobile operators in the US (the other one, of course, being Verizon) have officially embraced the idea of pooled data plans. The concept is simple: bundle talk, text… Go To Full Article

Enyo 2.0 released in finished form

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HP's plans to open-source webOS included mention of Enyo 2.0, a framework designed to spread webOS' learnings to other platforms -- to spread the love around, so to speak. The code foundation, while behind schedule, has just left beta: any… Go To Full Article

Monitoring your home energy use

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[Dave's] been elbow-deep in mains voltage while building this home energy monitoring rig. He started with an approach that is different from most we’ve seen before. He wanted a system that could make a linear measurement to keep the accuracy… Go To Full Article

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