Monthly Archives: January 2012

Apple Raises Garden Walls

New iPhone, mobile OS and cloud service debut, as the company looks forward to a future beyond conventional use patterns. – The launch of the iPhone 4S, iOS 5 and iCloud Oct. 4 was a milestone for Apple. For starters, … Continue reading

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Ubuntu’s New ‘HUD’ Factor: A Step Forward or Back?

Some of us here in the Linux blogosphere may have hoped for a quieter 2012 than 2011 turned out to be, but so far at least, it doesn’t look like we’re getting our wish. January appears to have started the … Continue reading

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Apple iPad Sales Show Rivals No Threat

Apple sold more than 15 million iPads during the holiday quarter, and CEO Tim Cook predicts tablets will outsell PCs in the future. Source: http://feeds.informationweek.com/click.phdo?i=e85024e7441fad283af4edbb96a165da Thq Texas Instruments Teradata Teletech Holdings

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This Folding Bike Helmet Is an Urban Cyclist’s Dream Come True [Cycling]

Cycling in cities is a great idea: it’s quick, cheap, and you even get some exercise. But the number of people that don’t wear a helmet is frankly terrifying. Maybe this folding helmet will help change that. More » Source: http://feeds.gawker.com/~r/gizmodo/full/~3/vhi2BQIJ4cQ/this-folding-bike-helmet-is-an-urban-cyclists-dream-come-true … Continue reading

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Droid RAZR MAXX Announced

Verizon announced a new DROID RAZR that is available on January 26th. I have often commented that I wished manufacturers would stop with the thin obsession, and focus on battery life, and they finally listened to me. OK, so probably … Continue reading

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Windows 8 getting a built-in PDF reader, Metro-style

For what seems like an eternity, Download Squad readers have reacted to news of security exploits targeting Adobe Reader with a common sentiment: why doesn’t Microsoft build its own secure PDF reader into Windows? Apparently the Windows 8 team agrees, … Continue reading

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Wealthiest in Washington area get best high-speed Internet values, study says

Residents of the wealthiest parts of the Washington region tend to get the best value in high-speed Internet service, paying less for faster speeds, according to a new study from American University. Source: http://feeds.washingtonpost.com/click.phdo?i=fe23f7a4505fa8fd1acefe1d3dafa608 Infocus Ims Health Imation . Ikon … Continue reading

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Everything You Thought You Knew About Learning Is Wrong

According to one expert, most common learning strategies are actually hurting our ability to acquire and retain long-term knowledge. Source: http://www.wired.com/geekdad/2012/01/everything-about-learning/ Acer Adobe Systems Advanced Semiconductor Engineering Alliance Data Systems

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Tablet Shipments To Reach 383.3 Million By 2017, 46% In Emerging Markets

Post-PC era? Here we come: According to new data from NPD, tablet PC shipments are expected to grow from 72.7 million units in 2011 to 383.3 million units by 2017. For comparison purposes, worldwide PC shipments for 2011 were 352.8 … Continue reading

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Quantum speed limits within reach, present moves ever closer to future

Got your wire-rimmed spectacles on? Had a full night’s rest? Eager to get those synapses firing? Here’s hoping, because Marc Cheneau and co. are doing everything they can to stretch the sheer meaning of quantum understanding. The aforesaid scientists recently … Continue reading

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