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All News for November 2012

Like many electronic devices, the majority of today's smartphones aren't made to survive abuse. With new display technologies that are currently in development however, smartphones of the future may be more durable. These new display technologies... Read more...
There’s always talk about products aimed at developing markets, and India, the country with the second-largest population in the world, is most definitely one of those markets. Though there are... Read more...
With so many conflicting reports on the state of Windows 8, it's difficult to get a grip on exactly where it stands in the grand scheme of things at this early stage. For example, Microsoft just the other day proudly proclaimed that it's sold 40... Read more...
In what's likely to come as a surprise to no one, Facebook has called for an end to its close relationship with Farmville-creator Zynga. Unlike other game developers that use Facebook as their platform of choice, Zynga had access to promotional... Read more...
If wireless carries got together for a game of dodgeball and had to pick teams, we have a feeling T-Mobile would be the last one picked. That would definitely be the case if Apple was put in charge of the event. To wit, Apple's iPhone has been on... Read more...
Microsoft's official Twitter account for Surface delivered a gut punch to potential Surface Pro shoppers by confirming that battery life on the x86 tablet will be less than that of its ARM-based Surface RT slates. Much less. "Hey Shahroom, #Surface... Read more...
Acer's making it easy to grab a C7 Chromebook in time for the holidays. Initially, the $199 laptop was available via Google Play, BestBuy.com, and in Best Buy stores, but you can now find it at TigerDirect, Newegg, and Staples.com, the company... Read more...
Nintendo's Wii U jumped out to a fast start, selling 400,000 units during its first week of sales. It's become difficult to find the console in stock anywhere, that is unless you're willing to pay inflated prices on eBay or Craigslist. However, it's... Read more...
Pong is 40 years old, and to celebrate the venerable video game, Atari is pulling out all the stops. First, there’s a new Pong game out for iOS called Pong World. Pong World is intriguing because it began life as an entrant in the Pong Indie... Read more...
Ultra HD? It's shaping up to be a major story at CES 2013, with 4K HDTVs finally to a point where affluent consumers start to buy these sets. But then, of course, there's the chicken-and-egg issue: will anyone buy a 4K HDTV without 4K content to... Read more...
Enterprise drives aren't too tough to locate these days, but 4TB ones? Those are a little more special. Toshiba has just expanded its line of business critical HDDs with a new 4TB MG Series offering, along with three other big boys to fill up the... Read more...
Ever since the Wii U was announced, there've been conversations on the type of CPU it used and what sort of performance gamers could expect from it. Deep off-the-record comments from game developers indicated that the Wii U's horsepower was on par... Read more...
If you’ve been biting your nails, wondering whether Apple would meet its self-imposed deadline of November for the release of its iTunes 11, you can cut it out now, for Pete’s sake. Apple beat the bell by a day, putting the download... Read more...
Microsoft's Windows RT Surface debuted with the launch of Windows 8, but the company kept its lips sealed on when the x86 version of the tablet, dubbed Surface Pro, would launch or what the price would be. The company has narrowed down the former... Read more...
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