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After Sandy: Community-minded 11-year-old helps local residents with pop-up Internet cafe

An 11-year-old New Jersey girl is doing her bit to help in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy. Lucy Walkowiak has opened a pop-up Internet cafe to enable locals in her flood-hit city to get back in touch with friends and family.

Here it comes: iPad Mini sales start in New Zealand

With Apple's global launch of the iPad Mini set for 8am, November 2, plenty of consumers in New Zealand, where it's already Friday, will be busy testing out the new device.

Gaming tablet WikiPad indefinitely delayed after missing release date

The WikiPad was a dark horse contender in the increasingly competitive tablet market this fall, but its focus on gaming distinguished it from the iPad, Surface, and Kindle Fire. After missing its release date, its unclear if and when…

Ford partners with Scout for in-car nav powered by your smartphone

Owners of select Ford vehicles can now use the same Scout app from their smartphones to navigate in the car thanks to Ford Sync's AppLink integration.
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Researcher claims he can predict the Next Big Thing on Twitter

An MIT professor believes he has built an algorithm that will make it possible to predict which topics will trend on Twitter anywhere from 90 minutes to four hours before they're recognized by Twitter's own systems.

Maybe I don’t want a touchscreen laptop

With Windows 8, it seems that Microsoft is forcing the touchscreen laptop upon us. While they work on tablets and hybrids, touchscreens never seem like the best method of control for a machine placed on a desk. Is it possible touchscreen…

Why won’t my email work in Windows 8’s Mail app?

So you've upgrade to Windows 8 and are now wondering why your email isn't working in Windows 8's Mail app? We know why, and we also know how to help.

Android gaming console Ouya goes into production, dev kits due in December

The latest update from the creators of Ouya, the Android-based video game console that raised more than $8.5 million on Kickstarter this past summer, says that the game has entered the engineering phase with circuit boards in production.
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HTC Windows Phone 8X Review

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Apple increased R&D spending by more than a third in 2012

Despite grumblings from critics who feel as if Apple has lost its edge, everything seems to be getting better at 1 Infinite Loop with sales, profits and staff increasing this year - And more than a billion dollars being added to the…

French court orders Toyota to stop showing ads with off-roading trucks

A judge in Nanterre, France ruled that advertisements showing Toyota vehicles driving off-road encourage irresponsible behavior and must be withdrawn.

Jamie Foxx appears to be playing Electro in Amazing Spider-Man 2

Two new pieces of information have emerged that seem to suggest that actor/comedian Jamie Foxx will be playing the role of Electro in the upcoming Amazing Spider-Man 2.