Archive | August, 2012

New Angry Birds Space update: Red Planet

Angry Birds creators Rovio announced a new chapter to Angry Birds Space. It will come out Thursday and is titled “Red Planet“. It will send players to the fields of Mars for more bird-on-pig rivalry. Rovio created the trailer with the help of NASA with the footage taken by the Mars Rover Curiosity from the […]

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President Barack Obama Joins Reddit

U.S. President Barack Obama is making an unscheduled appearance on Reddit today, doing an AMA, “Ask Me Anything“. “Hi, I’m Barack Obama, President of the United States. Ask me anything,” Barack Obama wrote at 4:15 p.m. eastern today. “Welcome to Reddit, Mr. President,” deadpanned TheAtomicPlayboy. He is the first sitting president to participate in the […]

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Thunderbird, TB15, and Firefox 15, available today

Mozilla announced today the release of two of its products: Firefox 15, a new version of the open source Web browser, and Thunderbird 15, TB15, a new version of the free email application. The company has also updated Android Web browser with a number of new features and enhancements. On the mobile side, the latest […]

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One huge loss for mankind: R.I.P Neil Armstrong…

One of the world’s greatest icons — pioneering astronaut Neil Armstrong — died yesterday at 82 years old. As everyone knows, and as he will forever be remembered in the hystory books, he was the first man to walk on the moon, the defining moment for a generation and inspiration to the generations that followed. […]

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Apple / Samsung battle in CA: the Verdict

After deliberating for 21 hours and 37 minutes, the jury in the Apple v. Samsung trial reached a verdict on Friday in the San JOSE, California court . The nine jurors decided unanimously that Samsung had infringed on Apple’s intellectual property. However, the Cupertino firm won’t be getting the more than $2.5 billion it asked […]

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Early iPhone design was inspired by Sony

Samsung has claimed that tech giant Apple’s iconic iPhone wasn’t the firm’s own invention. According to the South Korean mobile maker, first prototype iPhone from 2006 revealed, was inspired by Sony design. It seems that Apple industrial designer Shin Nishibori was directed to prepare a “Sony-like” design for an Apple phone and then had CAD […]

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Sony PRS-T2 e-reader is finally official!

Sony has just revealed a new touchscreen e-reader by the name of PRS-T2, that is a follow-up to 2011’s PRS-T1. It will come with a couple of important adjustments, bringing an improved finish and smoother operation. Another new feature in this e-reader is the social network integration, offering direct access to your Twitter and Facebook […]

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UBOOK, Universal noteBOOK: attractive design

UBOOK (short for Universal noteBOOK), is the first multi-touch, high performance laptop. A fully functionning, high-specification computer, it offers a programmable multi-touch input screen, instead of a physical keyboard, thus combining all the flexibility of a tablet with the power of a laptop. The result is a powerful new tool with an exceptional design and […]

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Flexible Battery technology is on the way

While mobile phone technology has improved dramatically in the last five years, one element has not seen any radical change: the batteries that power our devices! They have not increased too much in capacity, and they also remain inflexible in shape. This is why so many phones keep the same basic rectangle shape for years. […]

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