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Microsoft has a crazy plan to make your batteries last a lot longer

Right now, the way a laptop battery works is pretty straightforward:<p>You have a big lithium-ion hunk of a battery that dispenses power to your computer as the hardware says that it needs it.<p>Basically, that means that if you're doing something like playing a game or watching a movie, your processor …

Microsoft Surface

Mattel View-Master hands-on: Retro toy gets AR upgrade

Mattel’s rebooted View-Master won’t be the only Google Cardboard headset around when it hits stores this October, but it’s possibly the most …

Machine Perception

Microsoft cloud guru: We don’t notice Google much

Mark Russinovich, Microsoft’s CTO of its Azure cloud computing platform, claims not to have “had time to even digest” Google’s decision to create a …

Apple kicks Aperture (and iPhoto) to the curb; are we ready for Photos?

Apple's plan to kill Aperture (and iPhoto) for Photos will cost it goodwill with Mac-using photography pros<p>Federighi showed off some image retouching …

Excited for iPhone 6? Check out this stock - The Buzz - Investment and Stock Market News

The iPhone 6 is expected to be bigger and have a scratch-proof sapphire screen. That's why shares of GTAT are soaring.<p><i>The opinions expressed in this commentary are solely those of Paul R. La Monica. Other than Time Warner, the parent of CNNMoney, Abbott Laboratories and AbbVie, La Monica does not</i> …

Will the 5.5-inch iPhone 6 be Apple's premium phone?

Multiple reports point to a Sapphire display and camera optical stabilization only on the 5.5-inch iPhone 6. Is September 19th the release date? And more iWatch rumors.

Report from Apple’s sapphire supplier points to fall release for iPhone 6

The supplier of Apple’s sapphire displays is quickly becoming one of the most reliable sources for news concerning the next iPhone. In its latest …

Mother Nature at her best.

Apple just procured enough Sapphire Crystal furnaces to make 100-200M ~5-inch iPhone displays in Arizona

Last year, Apple and GT Advanced struck a deal to open and operate a manufacturing facility in Mesa, Arizona related to sapphire crystal components.<p>Earlier this year, we learned that Apple is “aggressively” pushing to make the facility operational by February 2014 and that the building would …

Apple Testing Prototype iPhones With Six-Inch Screens, Not Expected This Year

Apple is testing prototype iPhones with significantly larger screens than current models, according to <i>The Wall Street Journal</i>. The report claims Apple has tested models with screens as large as six inches, a significant increase from the 4-inch screen on the iPhone 5, but they are not expected to …

The iPhone will reportedly be sold by Japan's largest carrier, NTT Docomo, this fall

The iPhone may soon come to Japan's largest mobile carrier, NTT Docomo. The <i>Nikkei</i> newspaper reported today that Apple has reached an agreement that will bring one, and possibly two, new iPhones to Docomo this fall. So far, the iPhone has been sold in Japan by both AU and SoftBank — the …

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Mars rover Curiosity captures 1.3-gigapixel panorama of the Red Planet - ExtremeTech

By on June 27, 2013 at 1:59 pm<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>NASA has produced a …

Conspiracies

Live streaming comes to ABC Player app for iOS

ABC plans to begin live-streaing content from its local stations in the New York and Philadelphia markets this week. What's more, the company is …