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Bluetooth keyboards will get 10-year battery life with new chip, Broadcom promises

Broadcom is working on a Bluetooth chipset that will give wireless keyboards a battery life of up to 10 years, the company said on Tuesday. If they had a battery life of as long as 10 years, that Bluetooth-based accessories could potentially never need new batteries, the chip maker said. A set of two AA […]

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NavX sues Google again, increasing its claim for damages over Adwords rules

French navigation data provider NavX filed another lawsuit against Google last Thursday, renewing its accusations that the company abused its dominant position in online advertising and tripling its claim for damages. In June 2010, the French Competition Authority ordered Google to change its practices in settlement of a complaint from NavX about the same issue, […]

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Antec Will Support USB 2.0 Motherboards In Eleven Hundred and P280 Cases

While it is not often that users upgrade their computer cases without also updating the internals (at least compared to the opposite scenario), Antec still has you covered. If you purchase an Antec P280 or Eleven Hundred gaming case to house your trusty computer components that are only up to USB 2.0 compatible the two […]

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Microsoft Windows 8 Will Be Irrelevant for Traditional PC Users. – X

International Data Corp., a leading market research firm, said that Microsoft Corp.’s next-generation Windows 8 operating system will be irrelevant for typical PC users as it will barely offer any new and important features. As a result, Windows 8 will not catalyze people to upgrade their existing PCs or spur additional interest in getting new […]

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H&M defends practice of using computer generated bodies on its lingerie, swimsuit models

The budget chic department store HM was busted for placing real-life models’ heads on computer generated bodies for its online store selling underwear, lingerie and swimsuits. The practice was first reported by Norwegian website Bildbluffen, which noticed that the site’s underwear models’ bodies were all the same, while their faces were different. Follow FOX411 on Twitter. […]

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X3: Albion Prelude being released on PC next week

Among other things, it’s the first X game to support TrackIR POV panning. Very cool, and suggests that the upcoming XRebirth game, which will model ship cockpits, will support TrackIR too. 0

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H&M defends practice of using computer generated bodies on its lingerie, swimsuit models

The budget chic department store HM was busted for placing real-life models’ heads on computer generated bodies for its online store selling underwear, lingerie and swimsuits. The practice was first reported by Norwegian website Bildbluffen, which noticed that the site’s underwear models’ bodies were all the same, while their faces were different. Follow FOX411 on Twitter. […]

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Fuji Xerox to launch Dropbox-like cloud storage service for its copiers

Fuji Xerox will launch a new cloud storage service that hooks directly into its multifunction copiers next week, allowing documents to be uploaded by scan or fax, then edited or downloaded by computer or phone. The “Working Folder” service will provide features similar to that of existing cloud services and standard file servers, with encryption, […]

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HP bundles PCs with Box cloud storage

HP is partnering with Box to provide business customers cloud storage alongside their PC purchases. The companies revealed the tie-up this week, which will give users two options for special Box storage deals – if they buy one of the desktops selected by HP. The first offer is available to purchasers of either the HP […]

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Microsoft Pitches Windows Store for Apps

Microsoft on Tuesday brought its Windows 8 road show to San Francisco, where the company previewed its upcoming Windows Store for app developers and media. The key ingredients of the Windows Store are easy app discovery from within and without the online marketplace, built-in app trials with quick upgrade paths, support for both x86 and […]

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