Monthly Archives: December 2010

HTC Scribe turns up in US trademark filings, could be a tablet

It’s an open secret at this point that HTC is almost certainly working on one or more tablets for introduction in 2011 — and with heavyweights like Samsung, Motorola, and LG all playing the game (or about to play the … Continue reading

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Ford MyKey adds radio censorship to further control teen driving habits

Daddy doesn’t have to take the T-Bird away, he can just take all the fun out of driving it. That is, if the T-Bird is actually a Taurus. Ford’s MyKey system has been engendering teen resentment since the release of … Continue reading

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Stupid Windows Trick: just start typing to jump to a specific file in Explorer

Lots of the Windows tips and tricks I’ve picked up over the years are the result of facepalm moments. For example, I went years before finding out that you could right-click the Start Menu’s programs list to sort by name. … Continue reading

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HTC’s 4G Thunderbolt Phone Could Be Dual-Core With 1080p [Android]

If these specs are to be believed, the Thunderbolt will be HTC’s first dual-core phone (with a 1.2GHz MSM8960 processor), and will contain an 8MP rear-facing camera and 5MP forward-facing camera. More » Source: http://feeds.gawker.com/~r/gizmodo/full/~3/eDdLSctkuDU/htcs-4g-thunderbolt-phone-could-be-dual+core-with-1080p Jeremy Allan Mayfield James Christopher McMurray … Continue reading

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Google Books now lets you compare word and phrase frequency in 5.2 million books

Google, in association with a couple of boffins from Harvard University, has just released an awesome tool that should entertain you for at least 10 minutes, and possibly more. It lets you compare words, or phrases, from a corpus totaling … Continue reading

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AllMyApps is a sexy download store for Windows

The Mac App Store is coming next month, but Windows users have a similar store they can enjoy right now. AllMyApps has just launched in beta, and it’s ready to help you find, install, and share loads of great free … Continue reading

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LucidLogix virtualization tech enables AMD and NVIDIA GPUs to play together with Sandy Bridge

It’s baaack. We’ve gone well over half a year without hearing a peep from black magic makers LucidLogix, but here on the doorstep of CES 2011, the company has resurfaced just in time to ride on the coattails of Intel’s … Continue reading

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Free games for your new Windows computer

Right now, Steam is running all kinds of crazy year-end deals and there are loads of games you can buy at crazy low prices. But maybe you’re all tapped out right now — and you’d like to get your hands … Continue reading

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Sprint’s 3G / 4G MiFi 4082 revealed?

Wasn’t long ago that we found hard evidence of a WiMAX-capable MiFi from Novatel in the FCC — and now, we might have the first press shot of it. Of course, press shots are always prettier than the actual devices, … Continue reading

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Netflix: ‘we’re going to continue our international expansion next year’

Three months after Netflix invaded Canada with a bizarre combination of paid actors and $8 instant streaming plans, CEO Reed Hastings the company has declared the move a success and says it will expand its service to other countries in … Continue reading

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