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PowerUp 3.0 Turns Paper Airplane into Smartphone Controlled Flying Machine

No doubt it’s a great idea to turn a paper airplane into a smartphone controlled flying machine. How to achieve it? The <b>PowerUp 3.0 Smart Module</b> will …

Xbox One sees speed improvements with SSD, hybrid modifications

Xbox modder Brian Williams has installed two non-standard drives on an Xbox One, testing them to see whether they make for faster boot and game load …

Google Adds Folders to Bookmarks Search in Latest Chromium Build

Google has committed a long-requested feature to the latest Chromium build: folder support in bookmarks search. In short, this means folders are now included in the search results when you go looking through the browser’s bookmarks.<p>The new feature was first noted by developer and Google open-source …

These companies could be watching everything you buy this holiday shopping season

If last year is anything to go by, Americans will spend over $60 billion in the four days from Thanksgiving, this Thursday (Nov. 28), to the end of the weekend. That doesn’t include “cyber Monday,” when merchants put up post-Thanksgiving deals online; Adobe reckons Americans will spend another $2.3 …

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OCZ declares bankruptcy, may sell its assets to Toshiba

OCZ dropped off the radar shortly into 2013 as it struggled to correct dodgy accounting and stem ongoing losses. Unfortunately, it couldn't turn things around quickly enough -- the one-time legend in memory technology has declared bankruptcy. That isn't necessarily the end of the story, though. …

Bitcoin hits $1,000 for the first time

The virtual currency Bitcoin, a decentralized form of money that approximates cash on the internet, has never been worth more. The price of a single bitcoin has soared above $1,000 on Mt. Gox, one of the main exchanges where the currency is bought and sold. As of this writing, the price is $1,020 …

iPhone 5s and 5c take lions share of Japan smartphone sales in October

Kantar World Panel is reporting that Apple took 76% of total smartphone sales in Japan during October. This means Apple outsold other manufacturers by about 3:1 in the country.<p>[tweet https://twitter.com/KWP_ComTech/status/405288467141115904]<p>The strong sales performance is likely due to the addition …