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Forget the camera, Elliptic Labs uses sound waves to bring touchless gesturing to Windows 8

Does Windows 8 touch-heavy focus have you lost and confused? Elliptics Labs may have your solution, with its ultrasound-based technology that lets you swipe and pinch without grazing that display.
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Gogo improves the speed of in-flight Wi-Fi

Definitely beneficial for passengers that want to surf the Web on U.S flights, Gogo is rolling out significantly faster Internet access on many planes.
Computing

Windows chief Steven Sinofsky departs Microsoft with immediate effect

Only a few weeks ago, Steven Sinofsky was overseeing the launch of Windows 8 and Microsoft's new Surface tablet. But now, to the surprise of many, he has suddenly parted ways with the computer giant.
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How does Windows RT gobble up 13GB of storage on the Microsoft Surface?

Microsoft Surface owners are discovering that despite an advertised 32GB capacity, they only have room for 16GB of files on their new devices. We took a closer look at the reasons for the disparity, and how Windows RT compares to both iOS…
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Acer C7 Chromebook offers Intel processor for just $199

Acer releases a new Chromebook that packs an Intel processor and a 320GB hard drive –and it's priced at just $199.
Computing

Life after silicon: How carbon nanotubes will power future gadgets

Researchers at IBM have detailed methods that could let chip designers move away from silicon transistors to smaller – and faster – carbon nanotubes.
Apple

Apple’s new iMac looks beautiful, but there’s junk in the trunk

Apple did a pretty good job at not showing us the back of its new, 5mm-thick iMac during its keynote on Thursday, and we think the new iMac may actually be hiding something behind it's svelte exterior.
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Teenage hacker sentenced to six years without Internet or computers

Fifteen-year-old, Cosmo the God, pleaded guilty to a series of felonies and is sentenced to supervised web and computer access until he's 21. For a kid who shows a lot of talent for computers and hacking, this could be detrimental to his…
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Box for Windows 8 hands on: an easy-to-use cloud storage app better than the online version

Cloud storage program Box launches its app for Windows 8. We tested out the new Windows 8 app to see how it differs from Box's online version.
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LG IPS235V Review

LG IPS235V Review.
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Watching online porn is a good way to get yourself blackmailed by a hacker

Browsing online porn sites has become increasingly dangerous thanks to a precipitous rise in "ransomware" viruses, which lock down victims' computers, and demand they pay hundreds of dollars for the ability to regain control of their…
Apple

Why would Apple move Macs to ARM processors?

Rumors have Apple moving away from the Intel chips currently used in Macs to the ARM-based chips used in mobile devices like the iPhone and iPad. But would such a seismic shift make sense?