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World’s oldest original working digital computer rebooted (Video)

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Harwell Dekatron’s clip of the Wolverhampton Instrument for Teaching Computation (WITCH), 1950s’ supercomputer, was restored over a period of three years by experts at England’s National Museum of Computing in Bletchley Park. They even rebooted the beast in front of reporters. The world’s oldest original working digital computer is the size of a garage door […]

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Apple Plan: Liquid metal to replace glass in next iPhone?

A couple years ago, Apple bought the rights to use an alloy called Liquidmetal exclusively in electronics, and since then the world has been wondering when they would use the technology. According to Korea IT News, this year’s new iPhone could see the glass iPhone back replaced with this smooth, lightweight alloy. An online publication […]

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Google to open online store to sell tablet PCs

Google is planning to open an online store to sell tablet PCs directly to consumers, according to a report in The Wall Street Journal on Thursday. The Internet search company is planning to market and sell tablets directly to consumers through an online store, similar to rivals Apple and Amazon, according to reports. The move is […]

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3D printing Technology could change space missions (Video)

Equally revolutionary would be to manufacture parts on demand in zero gravity, in outer space. Silicon Valley-based startup Made in Space has built and tested a 3D printer to do that, aboard the International Space Station (ISS) in 2014. “It’s difficult to anticipate what we are going to fix because you don’t know what is […]

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Intel pushes ultrabooks toward channel users (Ultrabook Temptations Video)

NEW ORLEANS –Momentum around ultrabooks has only just begun and the opportunity for the channel around the lightweight PCs will be major, Intel Corp. told channel partners and customers during its Solutions Summit event. C.J. Bruno, vice-president and general manager of sales and marketing at Intel, said that it’s easy for the company to stand […]

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SXSW Festival 2012: Homeless people turned into walking internet hotspots

Austin, Texas – A charity is turning homeless people into wireless hotspots at the South by Southwest conference in Texas. An advertising firm BBH New York is working with local homeless advocates to help homeless people in Austin make some money by carrying around their own personal portable Wi-fi emitter that they use to sell a […]

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The QWERTY Effect: How Typing gives impact on how we perceive words

A keyboard’s arrangement could have a small but significant impact on how we perceive the meaning of words we type. Specifically, the QWERTY keyboard may gradually attach more positive meanings to words with more letters located on the right side of the layout (everything to the right of T, G and B). The effect may […]

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Apple MAC OS X “Mountain Lion” inspired by iPad

Apple’s next Mac operating system, OS X Mountain Lion, will bring far more integration to iOS found on the iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch when it arrives this summer. The Cupertino, California Company announced Mountain Lion on Thursday morning, detailing the new version of what was previously known as Mac OS X on its website for […]

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SAMSUNG LAUNCHES GALAXY TAB 2 RUNNING ANDROID 4.0

Samsung officially launched its latest tablet computer, Galaxy Tab 2, running Android Ice Cream Sandwich last Monday, February 13, 2012. According to Samsung, it is the first line up tablet computers somehow similar to the first Galaxy Tab launched last 2010. Since then, Samsung actively enhancing tablet line up in different sizes and Android Operating […]

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