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Facebook proposes more transparent privacy policy, wants to know what you think of it

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Facebook's had some privacy foibles in the not-so-distant past, and has been working to improve its policies to better inform Facebook users how their info is exploited. Last year, the Irish Data Protection Commissioner's Office did an audit of Facebook's… Go To Full Article

Scythe Intros KAMAZO Series USB 3.0 External HDD Enclosures

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Scythe introduced a pair of new external HDD/SSD enclosures under the KAMAZO series. These include the KAMAZO-S35-U3-BK, designed for 3.5-inch SATA drives; and KAMAZO-S25-U3-BK, designed for 2.5-inch SATA drives. Both enclosures take advantage of USB 3.0 SuperSpeed interface to eliminate… Go To Full Article

EVGA Intros LED Controller for EVGA GeForce GTX 690

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EVGA has released a utility that allows the "GeForce GTX" logo on the side of the EVGA GeForce GTX 690 to be customized. Users can manually increase/decrease the brightness, or, when paired with EVGA Precision X, have the LED light… Go To Full Article

A First Look at Thunderbolt on Windows with MSI's Z77A-GD80

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I finally made the transition to a notebook as my desktop last year, a move many had made years prior. Quad-core mobile Sandy Bridge and good SSDs made the move simple for me, but Thunderbolt eventually made it near perfect.… Go To Full Article

Apple dumping Google for own Maps app in iOS 6 (update)

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Granted, Apple and Google aren't quite the bosom buddies they once were, but how far is Cupertino going to free itself from the Android-maker? Well, Apple's picked up a number of mapmakers and is now reportedly getting ready to unveil… Go To Full Article

IBM celebrates the 15th anniversary of Deep Blue beating Garry Kasparov

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It's been 15 years since IBM's Deep Blue recorded its famous May 11th 1997 victory over world champion chess player Garry Kasparov -- a landmark in artificial intelligence. Designed by Big Blue as a way of understanding high-power parallel processing,… Go To Full Article

Nintendo prepares to kill off Aqua Blue 3DS, dump it in a watery grave

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Anyone that bought Nintendo's 3D portable early on may have laid their hands on an endangered species. The original Aqua Blue model will cease production soon, according to Nintendo Japan's official site. In a full list of the 3DS's ever-increasing… Go To Full Article

Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 lands at UK's Carphone Warehouse

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Brits left unaffected by last month's US launch of the Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 can now get in on the Ice Cream Sandwich action: the silver version of the tablet recently landed at Carphone Warehouse in the UK, and… Go To Full Article

OCZ Announces 64GB Vertex 4

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OCZ announced yesterday via their Twitter profile that a 64GB version of their Vertex 4 will soon be available. Vertex 4 is based on a second generation OCZ/Indilinx controller, named the Indilinx Everest 2. However, it was later revealed that… Go To Full Article

Redsn0w 0.9.11b1 now allows post-iPad 2 devices to downgrade to an older firmware

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Per usual, the Dev-Team whiz-kids have been hard at work trying to make your jailbroken iOS life a tad bit easier. This time around, MuscleNerd & Co. have outed their latest revision of RedSn0w (0.9.11b1), allowing folks using the new… Go To Full Article

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