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Why your Android handset probably won’t get an upgrade to Ice Cream Sandwich

@Mister Spock I don’t believe that to be true. The operating system isn’t the only reason to upgrade hardware, no matter how much Apple is trying to convince the world of this. Keep in mind that there are plenty of reasons for someone to upgrade hardware. 1) There is normal wear and tear on hardware. […]

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Custom-Designed Star Trek PC by Michael Okuda hits eBay: $8,000

The rare HP TouchPad Go tablet has come and gone on eBay, but fresh on this week’s list of geek-themed eBay offerings comes a one-of-a-kind desktop computer designed by esteemed Star Trek graphic designer Michael Okuda – the same guy who designed a number of the control panels for the very computers featured in some […]

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PlayStation Vita Launches in Japan

Sony’s hotly anticipated handheld console, the PlayStation Vita, may not be launching in the United States and Europe until February 22, 2012, but it’s officially out in Japan. PlayStation Vita Launch Info The PlayStation Vita features a quad-core processor, a multi-touch OLED screen, a rear touch panel, front- and rear-facing cameras, the Sixaxis motion-sensing system, […]

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PC Agent

From 7tech: PC Agent makes it possible for you to record user activities unnoticed and store encrypted in log-files. This log-files can be send via Internet or local network. The monitoring is completely invisible and easy to use. Following activities are recorded: Keystrokes; Password inputs, Mouse clicks, File operations, Printer, Scanner, Modem, Removable media, Power […]

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Zynga shares get off to inauspicious start

Zynga CEO Mark Pincus (middle), along with his wife, Alison, and Zynga executives ringing the bell this morning (Credit: Zynga) Social-gaming company Zynga is officially trading on the Nasdaq, and so far, things aren’t looking too good. The company started selling its shares for $10 around 8 a.m. PT this morning. The stock initially jumped […]

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Amazon admits to selling lots of Kindles

Amazon announced on Thursday that it’s selling a million Kindles a week, and has done so for the past three weeks. Given the company’s past refusal to say how many Kindles it’s selling, this is big news… but things are still not as clear as you might think.’ In the past, Amazon has announced Kindle […]

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Scott Mueller From Que Publishing and Richard Rabins From Alpha Software to Be …

NASHVILLE, TN, Dec 16, 2011 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) — Guests from Que Publishing and Alpha Software will appear on radio talk show Let’s Talk Computers. Que Publishing is a company of Pearson Education, the world’s largest education publisher and a Pearson /quotes/zigman/1468888/quotes/nls/pso PSO +0.74% company. Alpha Software has over 1 million users by focusing on […]

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Burglars rob computer shop at Regal Chowk

Srinagar, Dec 16: The burglars robbed Nice Computers, a shop at Regal Chowk selling computer gadgets, on the intervening night of Wednesday and Thursday. The spot is at a stones throw distance from Kothi Bagh Police Station.  The owner of the shop Muhammad Anees told Greater Kashmir that the burglars decamped with electronic goods worth […]

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Zynga IPO gets off to inauspicious start

Zynga CEO Mark Pincus (middle), along with his wife, Alison, and Zynga executives ringing the bell this morning (Credit: Zynga) Social-gaming company Zynga is officially trading on the Nasdaq, and so far, things aren’t looking too good. The company started selling its shares for $10 around 8 a.m. PT this morning. The stock initially jumped […]

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How a wonky DIMM ruined my server upgrade

As you may be able to see in the highest-resolution version of the snapshot above (click to enlarge), it’s not every day one comes across a physically distorted DIMM. This is one of a set of eight 4GB sticks, originally intended to boost the performance of a Hyper-V host machine at Ratcliffe Brown Wines Spirits, […]

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