Monthly Archives: April 2011

Opera 11.10 includes improved power saving features

Just recently, the Opera 11.10 release candidate was made available for download. It brought a handful of important feature additions — like HTML5 File API support and IMAP enhancements — and loads of bugfixes. Nestled in amongst the other details … Continue reading

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Add playback hotkeys to Amazon Cloud Player with a Chrome extension

Sure, Amazon’s Cloud Player works — as long as you’re in the U.S. or willing to do some tinkering — but it’s fairly simplistic at the moment. There are plenty of features missing which we’d like to see added — … Continue reading

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IdeaPad S205 hits Lenovo webstore, starts at $499

The first of Lenovo’s CES-announced S Series, the S205, sauntered into the computer manufacturer’s online store this week, albeit lacking the 8GB DDR3 SDRAM option mentioned at its announcement. The base model sells for $499, sporting a 1.60Ghz dual-core AMD … Continue reading

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Speedtest.net overhauled with new look, new features

Speedtest.net is pretty much the go-to site for quickly figuring out how fast (or slow) your connection really is and comparing the numbers your ISP boasts with what it actually delivers. And now it’s got a new coat of paint … Continue reading

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Amped Wireless’ UA600EX adapter quadruples your laptop’s WiFi range when you’re on a boat

For every gadget you can use on land, there has to be one you can use at sea, right? Just in time for yachting season, Amped Wireless released the weatherproof UA600EX High Power Wireless-N 600mW Pro USB Adapter, which promises … Continue reading

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PBS Kids brings ‘Super Why’ to Android

OK, all you parents out there. Here’s another one that’s sure to keep the kids occupied for a good three, maybe four minutes. Chances are you’ve sat through an episode or two of PBS Kids’ "Super Why" — and now it’s … Continue reading

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Daily Crunch: Lab Results Edition

COOL LEAF: Mirror-Like Designer Keyboard Chemistry 60: The Chemistry Set Without Chemicals ?Slow Photography? Is Like Hipstamatic In Real Life Review: SumoBags Titan Beanbag Couch Exclusive: The Pioneer AppRadio Will Put The Look Of iOS On Your Dash Source: http://www.crunchgear.com/2011/04/27/daily-crunch-lab-results/ … Continue reading

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Nikon Image Authentication Software validates Photoshop phonies

It’s hard to believe that Russian President Dmitry Medvedev and Apple man Steve Jobs would get all giggly over a Granny Smith, and that’s for good reason: that apple’s about as phony as this tiny iPhone. According to a Russian … Continue reading

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Zwapp Puts A Social Layer Over Your iPhone Apps

Sharing what mobile apps you have in a social network has been tried various ways. Appsfire hit on the idea of socialising apps. Zwapp is coming at it from a slightly different angle. Its iPhone app (iTunes link) auto-discovers what … Continue reading

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Google bids $900 million for Nortel’s patents to protect against litigation trolls

Nortel, once one of the biggest telecoms company in the world but now in the death throes of bankruptcy, has selected Google’s $900 million bid for its patent portfolio as the stalking horse bid. This doesn’t mean that Google will … Continue reading

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