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What nerds want: Computer edition

Nvidia During the holiday marketing push, we’re inundated with ads and gift guides that celebrate the flashiest stuff, but it turns out, the nerds among us are looking for more nuanced additions to their technological lineup. So we asked tech editors and writers from around the Internet to share what it is that they really […]

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BRAGG: Gift that keeps on giving — external hard drive

I lost a cherished friend two weeks ago: my 4-year-old Macintosh computer bit the dust. In truth, it only semi-crashed but the “genius” at the Apple Store in Green Hills suspected a virus. Because it was going take a while to identify it and the computer was at the end of its life span, I […]

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Two upgraded early warning aircraft returned from US

Taipei, Dec. 18 (CNA) Two early warning aircraft that were sent to the United State in June last year for upgrades have been returned and will be tested soon, military sources said Sunday. They have been retrofitted with more efficient eight-blade propellers and their radar and surveillance systems have been upgraded. The two aircraft, originally […]

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Thug who hit police officer with five stone concrete block thrown off building during Bristol riots over Tesco store is jailed

By Lee Moran Last updated at 3:33 PM on 18th December 2011 Thug: Benjamin Cyster dropped a concrete slab onto a police officer from the top of a building A bare-chested thug who dropped a five stone concrete block off the top of a building onto a policeman has been jailed for seven-and-a-half years. Benjamin […]

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5 More Things to Outlaw in Cars

The U.S. National Transportation Safety Board‘s recommendation that all states ban drivers from using portable electronic devices — including cell phones with hands-free kits — doesn’t go far enough. Sure, states will balk amid strong resistance from the industry, car manufacturers and consumers. But this proposal is a good start, even if it doesn’t gain […]

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Warpia ConnectHD turns your TV into a wireless monitor and webcam

Smart TVs already allow you to Skype and stream content from your computer, but Warpia has a solution for those of us who aren’t ready to upgrade our HDTVs quite yet. It’s called the ConnectHD SWP400VC, and it essentially lets you use your TV as a wireless monitor while also providing a wireless 720p webcam and […]

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Mac App Store downloads top 100 million

The Cupertino, California-based firm launched the online shop in early January on the momentum of its culture-changing App Store for iPhone, iPad, and iPod programs. “The Mac App Store is the largest and fastest growing PC (personal computer) software store in the world,” said Apple senior vice president of worldwide marketing Philip Schiller. “In just […]

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PDF file mystery started after IE9 upgrade

Q: Recently, I have been unable to view PDF files, such as bank statements, on Internet Explorer. I upgraded (that term is questionable) to IE 9 sometime before this problem, and I can’t say for sure I was ever able to view them since the upgrade. I have searched all the help files I can […]

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Trine 2 now on Mac, follows PC launch

Trine 2 now on Mac, follows PC launch 17 Dec 2011 at 21:44:18 by John Robertson Trine 2 is now available for Mac via the Mac App Store following its release on PC over a week ago (via Steam). It’s due to arrive on PlayStation Network this coming Tuesday (20 Dec) and on Xbox Live Arcade on […]

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