Monthly Archives: November 2010

HTML5 drag-and-drop upload comes to Google Docs

You’ve been able to do it for a while now in Gmail, and now drag-and-drop uploading has arrived in Google Docs. If you’re running a compatible browser like Chrome, Firefox 3.6+, or Safari 5, adding new files to your Google … Continue reading

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Daily Crunch: Chug Edition

Wanna Watch TV? Don?t Cut The Cord, Get Cable Just In Time For Breakfast: The Egg Cuber In 24 Hours I Will Drink A Full Can Of Four Loko, Live, On Camera Study: Young People Lead The Way When It … Continue reading

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When it comes to smartphone loyalty, Apple?s iPhone wins

According to Gfk’s recent survey, iPhone users remain the most satisfied and claim they’ll stick with their iPhones instead of jumping ship to another smartphone platform. Out of all the users surveyed, only 25% of them plan to stay loyal … Continue reading

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HTC Merge accessories in the wild — nope, still not official yet

Here’s what we know about the HTC Merge: it’s also been known as the Lexicon, it’s a dual-mode phone with GSM and CDMA heading to Verizon, it’s got a slide-out QWERTY, an 800MHz processor, Bing and Bing Maps (a popular … Continue reading

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Leveraging Linux for Supercomputing

High-performance computing applications such as numerical simulation — whether for forecasting, mechanical and structure simulation, or computational chemistry — require a large number of CPUs for processing. To meet these needs, customers must buy a large-scale system that enables parallel … Continue reading

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Better Pop Up Blocker for Chrome blocks pop-ups — better

Who doesn’t love pop-ups? Really, I mean, it has to be the world’s most effective and well-respected mode of advertising. You’re browsing along, reading something on the Web, and suddenly your screen explodes with color and NSFW video clips. Seriously, … Continue reading

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512MB free storage for your Dropbox, just for tweeting

Well, not just for tweeting… But Dropbox will boost your free account by a full 512MB if you’re feeling social. Head on over to www.dropbox.com/free, sign in to your account, and you’ll be given four tasks to complete. Each one … Continue reading

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Sony PSP to gain unlimited music via cloud-based Qriocity service

Just days after Sony’s Qriocity video-on-demand service went live across Europe, in flies this — news that the aforesaid service will be spreading its wings and touching the PSP in short order. Word on the street has it that the … Continue reading

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Jing, the all-in-one screen capture and recording tool from TechSmith, reviewed

TechSmith, with the launch of Snagit more than 20 years ago, is the definitive veteran of screen capture technology. Camtasia Studio, launched almost 10 years later, is now at version 7.1 and remains the best screen recording and video editing … Continue reading

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LG Star shows up again, flexes its Tegra 2 muscle for the camera

That high-end Android smartphone from LG seemingly destined for release early next year has made another appearance — and this time, the UI’s in full view and showing us a few tricks. Looks like the so-called Star will be running … Continue reading

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