Mariella Moon

Mariella Moon

Former Digital Trends Contributor
Mariella loves working on both helpful and awe-inspiring science and technology stories. When she's not at her desk writing, you can find her in her room reading books, in front of the mirror trying to perfect her winged eyeliner, or crouched on the floor, giving her dog, Roco, a belly rub.

Website auto-resizes font by watching your face, makes it possible to read text from afar

Want to play with some auto-resizing font magic? Realtime Responsive Typography, an experimental website, adjusts the font size on screen for you, depending on how far away you are from your display's webcam.

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It’s not just the Surface Pro…MacBook Airs also suffer from storage issues

A report by Ed Bott of ZDNet reveals that Apple's MacBook Air might be just as deserving of all the criticism Microsoft has been getting over the Surface tablets' storage issues. The two devices' useable storage spaces are very close to each other in number.

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Google introduces bandwidth slider and audio-only option for Hangouts

Thanks to two new features that make Google's Hangouts video chat service a lot more user-friendly, you'll soon be able to use Hangouts in places around the globe with low or unreliable connectivity.

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Is Apple the world’s top PC maker? Sure, if you classify the iPad as a PC

Previous reports list HP as the top PC maker for 2012, but according to one research firm, Apple owned HP during the last quarter when it comes to PC shipments. But that's only if you add iPad sales to the mix.

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StormFly USB bracelet: Finally, an operating system you can wear on your wrist

The StormFly may look like one of those rubber LiveStrong bracelets, but if you plug it into a computer, it works its magic. This USB device comes with its own operating system, so you can turn any computer into your own.

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Raspberry Pi Foundation to release $25 camera module for the tiny computer

The Raspberry Pi Foundation previewed a tiny camera to go with its tiny computer. It will take a month or so before it becomes available, but when it does hit the market, you can get it for $25.

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Is your city one of the lucky five to get a new Microsoft store?

This year, expect more than a handful of permanent Microsoft Stores to go up around the U.S. These five newly announced locations will have stores up and running come summer, carrying many of the company's various products.

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Lenovo delays ThinkPad Helix release to March or April

We got our hands on Lenovo's ThinkPad Helix convertible at CES, but you'll have to wait a bit longer. The company revealed that it won't be hitting the market this February as planned.

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$25 Raspberry Pi now available in Europe; rest of the world to follow

The even more affordable version of the Raspberry Pi has stripped-down specs compared to the first model released, but it has a lot of potential applications.

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HP announces 14-inch Pavilion 14 Chromebook, largest Chromebook yet

HP follows Samsung's, Acer's, and Lenovo's lead with a new 14-inch Chromebook, making it the largest Chromebook to date.

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Chromebooks now used in 2,000 schools around the world

Whether or not you're buying one, Chromebook sales are up as more and more educational institutions jump on the Chromebook bandwagon.

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Amazon drops price of Retina MacBook Pros by $200

While not exactly the deep discount we've all been hoping for, $200 less for a pricey MacBook Pro isn't that bad.

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Google Glass may include bone conduction technology

Developers who spent $1,500 to have the first units of Google Glass Explorer Edition might be getting their high-tech eyepieces soon.

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Microsoft announces $70 student discount for Windows 8 Pro upgrade

Starting February 1, college students can get Windows 8 Pro for 35 percent less than the regular price. Thanks, Microsoft!

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IBM’s Watson supercomputer is heading to college to study math and language

Remember Watson, IBM's supercomputer that bested Jeopardy champions? IBM is sending its baby off to college so that it can become even smarter.

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