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Short Review: Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga 2 11

Price: $499 The Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga 2 11 is a budget tablet. It is quite enough for surfing the Web, watching videos and using social networking sites such as Facebook and Twitter. This tablet is equipped with a bright, vibrant display. The Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga 2 11 offers a wonderful typing experience and a decent battery life....
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Review: Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet

Pros: 1. This 10-inch Android tablet is the lightest tablet on the market (it is even lighter than the iPad Air) 2. This is a water-resistant device. 3. There is an opportunity to add up to 128GB of additional memory (there is a miscroUSB port and a microSD card slot embedded into the device). 4. The images boasts vividness...
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The Happy End of Nike’s FuelBand

Nike changes its business concept: it closes the FuelBand project and lays off members of this division. Nike isn't planning to develop and launch the next generation of FuelBand fitness devices. Instead of it, Nike is looking forward to establish partnership with Apple and develop FuelBand software to the iWatch. Nike's decision against making wearable hardware...
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Google is planning to develop its next new tablet together with HTC

Two latest generations of 7-inch Google Nexus tablets are built by Asus. However, users expect Google to launch the next-generation tablet with a renewed design. That's why Google has made a decision to change the manufacturer of Nexus tablets. ASUSTeK Computer Inc. isn't too eager to receive a commission to manufacture the third generation of Nexus...
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History of Electronics: Samsung Opens Innovation Museum

Samsung Electronics opens the Samsung Innovation Museum in Suwon, South Korea to mark its 45th anniversary. The museum was inaugurated by CEO Kwon Oh-hyun. At the open event he said that Samsung Innovation Meseum had collected real historical masterpieces in the field of electronics. The museum stock numbers about 150 exhibits, including both Samsung products and inventions...
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LinkedIn Tops 300 Million Members

LinkedIn, the business-oriented social networking website, hits 300 million registered users. One third of these users (100 million) are from the US. And two thirds of them are outside the US. India, Brazil, the UK and Canada are the countries which boast the greatest number of LinkedIn members. In January 2013, LinkedIn announced that it had...
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Philips Announces Smartphone with Super Long Battery Life

Smartphones produced by Philips are not as popular as Apple, LG and Samsung's gadgets. However, they have always boasted a longer battery life in comparison with competitors. The new smartphone Philips W6618 is equipped with a battery which provides one and a half day of talk time and about two months (66 days) of standby. Unfortunately,...
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Twitter Acquires Data Startup Gnip

The microblog service Twitter acquires Gnip, a company which is engaged in social data providing. This company has been an ancient data parter of Twitter. Gnip accumulates and analyses data from social networking websites for marketing purposes. Twitter and Gnip has been partners since 2010. And now Twitter has acquired Gnip. As Twitter has turned into a...
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China: Windows XP Isn’t Dead

It's a well known fact that Microsoft officially ended support to Windows XP operating system on April 8. But the abandoned OS isn't dead in China. The matter is that one of the leading security vendors has developed a free software, which can protect Chinese users of the unsupported OS. Chinese security developer Qihoo 360 has...
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Google and Cameras Embedded into Contact Lenses

Google has recently registered itself at the United States Patent and Trademark Office with its new technical innovation. The main idea of the project consists in placing tiny (practically microscopical) video cameras into contact lenses. This patent explicitly hints at the logical evolution of the basic mission of Google Glass. The owners of these wonderful hi-tech...
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Google Sells out of White Glass Model

Google Glass was available for one day only on 15 April in the U.S. The device was available in different colors and with different frames. However, white devices were the first ones to be bought up. All the available smart glasses of white color sold out by midday, while red, blue, gray, and black devices...
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Google Glass Came into the Market for the First Time

Yesterday, on the 15th of April, Google decided to put Google Glass on the market on the territory of the U.S. American users had an opportunity to buy the device on the special Google website. The concept of the innovative wearable computers was demonstrated by Google in April, 2012. At first they were available only for...
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Top 3 Smartwatches

1. Pebble Steel Price: $250; The device boasts its elegant stainless steel design; The smartwatches are available with two kinds of wristbands: metal and leather; There is an official app store for Pebble watches. 2. Neptune Pine Price: $335; This is the largest smartwatches on the market; The device is equipped with a 5-MP camera; Neptune Pine is equipped with a slot for SIM...
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Wearables Will Soon Be Charged by Body Heat

Korean scientists have developed an innovative technique, which is to change the future of wearable devices. The new technology allows to turn body heat into electricity to charge fitness bands and smartwatches. A thin and tiny thermoelectric power generator fixed to transparent and flexible material draws energy from skin. In addition to the opportunity to charge wearables,...
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Facebook Targets Financial Services

Facebook Social Network is planning to expand its range of functions and services. It is developing an electronic money service, with the help of which European users of Facebook will be able to make payments and remittances. Within a few weeks Facebook is to get regulatory approval for the service in Ireland, where the company's European...
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OrCam Device: To Make Life Easier

OrCam, an Isralian startup, announces a device which can make the life of people with defective eyesight easier and increase their life opportunities. The innovative device looks like an ordinary camera, which should be fixed up to an eyeglass frame. This camera analyzes the ambient space and can voice the information. A little computer is embedded...
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Intel and SGI: Immersion Cooling Technology

Modern supercomputers and server systems are of gigantic proportions. And it is well known that they always heat up or overheat and require to be cooled. Intel and SGI demonstrate an innovative cooling system, when the electronics is submerged completely in fluid. The companies use a liquid dielectric developed by 3M. Submerged into this fluid, the...
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