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Samsung ATIV Q pictures and hands-on - Pocket-lint

There is a distinct feeling that if a kitchen sink could have been attached to the Samsung ATIV Q, it would have been. Samsung has thrown everything …

Laptops

Samsung ATIV Tab 3 hands-on (video)

Well, we're no closer to finding out whether or not this is indeed the world's thinnest Windows 8 tablet, but we can confirm that the ATIV Tab 3 is stunningly thin. In fact, it's as svelte as its iOS and Android competitors, hitting an astounding 8.22mm. Samsung's following the design lines of its …

Samsung ATIV Book 9 Plus and ATIV Book 9 Lite hands-on (video)

Samsung's long since decided to rebrand its Series 9 series as ATIV Book 9, but it's only now that it's got some new Ultrabooks to show off. While the ATIV Book 7 unfortunately jumped the Haswell gun, the higher-end ATIV Book 9 Plus is happy to benefit from those impressive battery savings we've …

Apple Mac Pro eyes-on (again) - Pocket-lint

Following the launch of the Mac Pro in June we've now seen the desktop computer in the flesh, not behind glass at the Apple 22 October event. The Mac …

Thunderbolt

Of Nur and Kohinoor

The sale of the Nizam diamond for $4.5 million at an auction house abroad recently set tongues wagging in Dariba Kalan, the historic gem and …

India

In search of Udupi sambar

There are signs of life — small things — like the rustle of a newspaper, the early morning stretch and crack of knuckles, a soft gentle breath of …

Recipes

Breathing life into Hyderabad’s Qutb Shahi tombs

After many a hiccup, the Agha Khan Trust for Culture (AKTC) finally commenced restoration work at the historic Qutb Shahi tombs here on Saturday.<p>This …

Archaeology

Sony Xperia ZR announced, allows underwater photography down to five feet of depth (video)

Sony's ratcheted up its water-resistant device tech a notch with the launch of the Xperia ZR, a new 4.6-inch, 720p Android smartphone that's waterproof to 1.5 meters (5 feet). Sony boasts that its new device will let you film your snorkeling adventures in full HD quality, with HDR in both video or …

Sony 13.3-inch e-ink notepad prototype aims to replace paper in universities - Pocket-lint

Sony Japan has revealed a digital paper prototype that it is working on. It's a 13.3-inch slate device with an e-ink touchscreen display and a …

MicroSD

Acer Aspire R7 15.6-inch touchscreen notebook launched, the Star Trek PC that promises 'revolution' - Pocket-lint

As part of its New York City press conference, Acer has announced the Aspire R7, a Full HD (1920 x 1080) touchscreen notebook that it describes as …

Laptops

Acer Aspire R7 pictures and hands-on - Pocket-lint

That's not your eyes deceiving you, and there's no Photoshop trickery afoot here: that is a keyboard in front of the trackpad. And this is the Acer …

Laptops

Acer Iconia A1 pictures and hands-on - Pocket-lint

Acer has added to its Iconia tablet line with the introduction of the A1, a 7.9-inch LED-backlit IPC display device, and Pocket-lint had a play with …

Gear & Gadgets

Loewe Speaker 2go has apt-X Bluetooth, NFC and portability for £269 - Pocket-lint

Loewe is looking to disrupt the portable Bluetooth speaker market with the launch of the Loewe Speaker 2go, a premium speaker that will cost only …

Gear & Gadgets

Toshiba reveals WT310 business tablet: Windows 8 Pro, 11.6-inch display and digitizer pen

Toshiba's got an Ultrabook hybrid on the way for general consumption, and now it's targeting the business-savvy Windows 8 user with its WT310 tablet (a product code borrowed from an old Windows 7 model). Running Windows 8 Pro, the 11.6-inch 1080p slate packs an unnamed Intel Core processor, SSD …

Laptops

Class calculator: A US view of the class system

<b>Foreigners can find Britain's class system baffling and fascinating. With its traditional divisions declared obsolete by sociologists, an American offers his take on the new seven-tier model.</b><p>The BBC's Great British Class survey has pretty much killed productivity at my end of Facebook. Everyone in …

Downton Abbey

Meet the Man Who Sold His Fate to Investors at $1 a Share

• Author: Joshua Davis. Joshua Davis Business<br>• Date of Publication: 03.28.13. 03.28.13<br>• Time of Publication: 6:30 am. 6:30 am<p>On January 26, 2008, a …

Home networking explained, part 5: Setting up a home router

CNET editor Dong Ngo explains the best way to set up most Wi-Fi routers: via the web interface. This guide can be applied to all consumer-grade routers in the market, save for those from Apple.<p><b>Editors' note:</b> <i>This article was first published on March 26, 2013 and updated on July 1, 2016 with</i> …

Five things to consider before buying LED bulbs

Know what you're getting into before investing in LED light bulbs.<p>As your incandescents burn out, it's a good time to consider switching to LED bulbs.<p>LEDs have an impressive lifespan (20-something years!) and are very cost-effective.<p>Now's the right time to switch to LEDs. These bulbs have made …

LED Lighting