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Opinion: Will Windows 8 power the first tablets you can live on?

Maybe tablets aren’t just for Angry Birds after all. Here’s how Windows 8 Metro and the right hardware could make a next-generation tablet you can actually live on.
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Salt helps man design a hard drive that holds six times more data

A Singapore researcher has used table salt to increase the capacity of hard drives by six times.
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Nvidia announces 3D Vision 2 glasses with improved technology

Positioning this product as the optimal solution for gamers that want to experience 1080p 3D graphics, Nvidia rolls out a new version of the 3D Vision glasses with a couple upgrades.
Android Army

Google CEO says Microsoft can ‘hassle’ partners with patent threats, but won’t stop Android

Larry Page isn't happy with Microsoft. The Google CEO used yesterday's earnings call to address the company's attempts to introduce "Android tax" on manufacturers.
Android Army

Motorola announces Xoom Family Edition for $380

Motorola has unveiled the Xoom Family Edition, a new cheaper version of its 10.1-inch tablet with a bundle of apps included.
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Epic fail: Samsung’s own lawyers can’t tell a Galaxy Tab 10.1 from an iPad

In a court hearing defending the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 against the iPad 2, Samsung lawyers were unable to pick out their own tablet from the competition.
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Microsoft completes Skype acquisition deal

Skype is now officially a part of computer giant Microsoft. A statement released late Thursday by the Redmond-based company welcomed Skype as a new business division within Microsoft.
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Television struggles to captivate tablet and smartphone owners

While television networks attempt to keep the attention of the viewers with new forms of programming, smartphones and tablets are currently distracting viewers from the Fall schedule.
Apple

Was Dennis Ritchie more important than Steve Jobs?

It's an apples-to-oranges comparison, but the loss of two industry giants within a week makes us wonder: who's contribution to modern technology is more important?
Computing

It’s official: mobile devices outnumber people in the U.S.

There are now more wirelessly connected phones and tablets in the United States than there are people.
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Reports of Google acquiring Akamai are “baseless”

Shares of content delivery network Akamai spiked on rumors they were about to be acquired by Google, but it's just another one of those baseless Internet rumors.
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Computer programming legend Dennis Ritchie has died

Dennis Ritchie, father of the C programming language and UNIX operating system, died this weekend at the age of 70.