Gloria Sin

Gloria Sin

Former Digital Trends Contributor
When she is not tinkering with gadgets, Gloria is covering computing news for Digital Trends. She's a regular contributor to Tom's Hardware and Shaw Media, and has previously written for ZDNet and FastCompany.com. She also served as a judge for the 2013 CODiE Awards for the Best Mobile App for Consumers. In her off(line) hours, you will likely find her skating at a rink or watching a hockey game.

Space Monkey rethinks the datacenter, makes personal cloud storage affordable

After just one day on Kickstarter, Space Monkey has already met its funding goal of $100,000 and is on its way to making distributed cloud storage a reality - where each user is a part of its network.

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Microsoft: Almost 25 percent of computers are still unprotected from viruses and malware

According to Microsoft's latest security report, closed to 3 million computers were attacked by malware in 2012. Learn about the many ways you can protect your computer from cybercrminals.

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Microsoft just made two-step account login official

Two-step authentication for your Microsoft account is real: you can either enter a code from an authenticator app or provide additional security info to log in – whether you're using a Windows, Android, or iOS device.

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Report: Chromebook use on par with Windows RT devices, and that’s not a good thing

It looks like Chromebooks are having as rough of a time as Windows RT devices right now. According to a recent report, only a fraction of a percent of users surfed the Web on a Chromebook last week.

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$99 UDOO mini ARM computer has 4 times the power of a Raspberry Pi

UDOO is the latest single-board computer to take Kickstarter by storm. For just $99, you can have an ARM-powered mini computer with Wi-Fi and Ethernet that supports both Android and Linux.

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Dell announces 13-inch Latitude 3330 laptop for students and schools

The 13.3-inch Latitude 3330 laptop from Dell is made for the high-tech classroom: it supports Wi-Di, multiple operating systems, and comes with security features that protect student data.

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Fujitsu makes paper interactive with touchscreen interface

Fujitsu Laboratories has come up with a way to bring touch and gesture controls to real-world objects like paper through its touchscreen interface using just a low-res webcam and projector.

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Windows 8.1 could let you skip the Metro Start screen and go straight to desktop

Russian tech site Microsoft Portal found a line of code inside a beta version of Windows 8.1 that may let you bypass the Metro-tiled Start screen, and boot straight to Desktop Mode.

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Asus’ 13-inch Taichi 31 with back-to-back 1080p displays finally goes on sale

After wowing us at its October 2012 launch and at CES 2013, Asus' Taichi 31 convertible Ultrabook with double 13-inch 1080p displays and improved battery life is finally making its way to our shores.

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Pre-ordered Chromebook Pixel LTEs should arrive today

Here comes your Chromebook Pixel LTE. If you pre-ordered one of Google's flagship Chromebook with 4G/LTE cellular connection through Google Play, you should be getting yours as early as today.

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A computer motherboard-inspired Memory rug for your home

Designer Lukas Scherrer's geeky rug for carpet maker Ruckstuhl may look like a computer circuit board, but it doesn't feel like one: it is made with layers of felt wool – not silicon!

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Could Intel’s next-gen ‘Bay Trail’ Atom processor save new Windows 8 tablets?

At IDF 2013, Intel discussed the upcoming quad-core Atom chips codenamed "Bay Trail" that will be powering the next wave of Windows 8 tablets, which are due to arrive later this year.

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Samsung’s 13-inch Series 9 Premium Ultrabook with 1080p HD display now available for $1,400

Samsung updates its premium 13.3-inch Series 9 Ultrabook with a 1080p full HD non-touch display, an Intel Core i7 processor, Intel graphics, 128GB SSD, and Windows 8; but is it worth $1,400?

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Samsung accidentally leaks $1,200 Windows 8 ATIV Book 6 for the U.S.

Hinting at a new naming structure for its W8 laptops, a yet-to-be-announced "ATIV Book 6" laptop was pulled from Samsung's website after a brief leak today on Samsung's website today.

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Toshiba’s rumored Protege Z10t Ultrabook with detachable screen shows up at IDF 2013

Intel SVP Kirk Skaugen was eager to show off just what an Ultrabook Detachable looks like. One lucky news outlet got the rundown on an unnamed Toshiba device, which just so happens to look a lot like the Protege Z10t that recently went through the FCC testing.

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