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Chrome 18 is here – Faster Graphics Acceleration

Chrome 18 is here – Faster Graphics Acceleration

Chrome 18 is Here Yesterday, Google launched its very latest version of the Chrome browser which apart from the usual bug fixes and security patches added important hardware graphics acceleration for both Mac and Windows based system. Chrome 18 brings ...

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JetBlue High Speed In-flight Internet by 2012

JetBlue High Speed In-flight Internet by 2012

After Boeing’s failed attempt to bring satellite internet into commercial aviation it now seems possible that the idea might still have a chance after JetBlue Airways has announced plans to bring In-flight high-speed Internet service to more than 170 of ...

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Western Digital TV Live HD Media Player

Western Digital TV Live HD Media Player

Western Digital recently introduced its TV Live HD media player featuring network capability and full high-definition (HD) resolution. The new device offers users the ability to play content (mostly videos) stored on USB and network drives. Furthermore, it is capable ...

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Toshiba’s Touch Multimedia Tablet

Toshiba’s Touch Multimedia Tablet

Toshiba announced its first touch-screen mobile device, JournE Touch, at the Internationale Funkausstellung (IFA) electronic consumer fair in Berlin. The launch of Toshiba’s touch-screen came as a surprise, as the company was rather expected to announce its first Blu-ray disc ...

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Modeling User Interactions with Search Engines

Researchers at Penn State University in State College, Pennsylvania have developed a new way to gauge user satisfaction with search engine results. Based on results garnered from treating searching like a neural network, they hope to use these new metrics ...

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Inexpensive Satellite Bandwidth under Development

Inexpensive Satellite Bandwidth under Development

A team of researchers funded by the European Union has developed methods for optimizing satellite bandwidth, potentially dropping the combined cost of satellite phone, television, and internet services to as little as 50 Euros a month. The Integrated Multi-layer Optimization ...

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Minoru 3D Webcam

Minoru 3D Webcam

The British company Minoru has recently introduced an innovative webcam which offers a unique 3D experience. Unlike most webcams that capture regular photos, this new gadget captures still photos and live videos in 3D – which later could be sent ...

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Surfing the Web is Good for Your Brain

Surfing the Web is Good for Your Brain

Scientists at the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) have revealed that older adults are able to increase the efficiency of their brain by performing searches on the Internet. The survey performed shows that computer-savvy middle-aged and older adults were ...

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Google’s New Browser: Chrome

Google’s New Browser: Chrome

Google has launched a beta version of its new browser called Chrome to rival Firefox 3, Internet Explorer 7, and Opera. To market it, Google has taken an unconventional method of presentation: a comic book. Google Blogoscoped, a site dedicated ...

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