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Rumor: Haswell-powered Retina MacBook Pros to Ship in October

Retina Display MacBook Pros equipped with Intel’s new Haswell processor platform could arrive later than expected, sometime in October according to …

3D printers could cause strokes, researchers warn

3D printers can be harmful to humans if they are not set up in the right environment, researchers at the Illinois Institute of Technology have warned.<p>3D printing is a process of melting plastic filament and creating solid objects by building them up in very thin layers. The technology is used in a …

Apple Is Too Rich To Care If It Has To Pay $500 Million For Book Price Fixing Scandal

Apple won't care.<p>It has $146 billion in cash on its balance sheet.<p>The $500 million sum is almost ironic — it includes triple damages for consumer injury. The tripling is supposed to deter companies from fixing prices by making it very expensive if they get caught. But the tech business is so much …

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Starbucks expands Powermat wireless charging pilot to Silicon Valley stores

The Powermat experiment at Starbucks appears to be going well. After rolling out the wireless tabletop charging stations to a small sample of locations in Boston, Starbucks is expanding the "evaluation" to select Silicon Valley stores. "We have seen positive customer response to wireless charging …

FPSRussia, One Of The Most Popular YouTube Channels Ever, Will Start Blowing Up Stuff Again

Nearly four months after being the subjects of a surprise raid by federal agents, and almost seven months after their co-founder was mysteriously killed in his Georgia office, the makers of one of the most popular YouTube channels of all time are ready to get back in the saddle.<p>"We'll start filming …

'Inside' vs. 'outside' headphones: What's the difference?

It's not just size; some headphones are better suited to on-the-go use, and others are mostly stay-at-home types.<p>The Velodyne vPulse is one of the best pair of $99 headphones I've ever listened to on the NYC subway, but it's not one I use at home or in any quiet space. Why's that?<p>The vPulse's …

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Nexus 7 (2013) receives two software updates at launch; tablet not compatible with Google Wallet

Launched earlier than expected, the new Nexus 7 already has two firmware updates in waiting according to a report while an other reveals that the tablet isn’t compatible with Google Wallet.<p>The two updates will upgrade the software to version JWR66N and then JSS15J, according to <i>Android Central</i>. The …

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20 of the most expensive iPhone and iPad apps in the world (AAPL)

Steven Depolo/flickr<p>If you think $10 is too much money for an app, you won't even consider downloading anything on this list.<p>While Apple's App Store is full of great apps that are inexpensive or free, there are also a handful that cost hundreds of dollars.<p>For some apps, like electronic textbooks …

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The 10 Coolest Things You Can 3-D Print Right Now

Cameras, guitars, RC aircraft and more!<p>One survey of the 3-D printing landscape will quickly show you that it's brimming with novelty items and useless junk. But don't let that overwhelm you! We sorted through the clutter to create this list of 10 projects that are both awesome and practical.<p>Don't …

Nexus 7 finds Apple napping

Uh-oh: the iPad Mini meets the new Nexus 7. It's not looking good for Apple at the moment.<p>Google has beat Apple at its own Retina-display-thumping game. Meet the Nexus 7, the eye-popping 323-pixels-per-inch wonder.<p>It is, in a way, the (rumored) iPad Mini Retina wrapped in Android 4.3.<p>Here's the …

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Irish Data Protection Agency Smiles On Apple, Facebook Prism Compliance But Europe Is Taking Closer Look At Safe Harbor “Loophole”

The Irish Office of the Data Protection Commissioner (ODPC) has responded to two of the complaints filed last month by the European data protection activists behind the Europe v Facebook (evf) campaign group against several U.S. technology companies for alleged collaboration with the NSA’s Prism …

New Nexus 7 up for pre-order at UK retailers, but not expected until mid September

Those who observed yesterday's Nexus 7 shenanigans from across the Atlantic may well be wondering when it'd all become relevant to them, and it seems we have the first hint of an answer. Currys and PC World now have active pre-order pages for the Google tablet, with the 16GB version priced at …

Control a dSLR camera with your Android phone or tablet

Augment your dSLR camera with an Android app that offers advantages like better focus, time-lapse photography, and even the option to share photos the moment they're shot. Sharon Vaknin shows you how.<p>That Android phone or tablet you've got? Consider it your dSLR's best new accessory. With the help …

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Three Reasons Samsung’s Developer Conference Is A Good Idea, One It’s Not

Google, of course, has a developers conference of its own–Google I/O. Apple, famously, has its own developers conference, WWDC, that is one of the …

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