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Toshiba unveils high-speed UHS-II microSD cards - The Next Digit

April 18, 2014 - 1:10am

The Next Digit

Toshiba unveils high-speed UHS-II microSD cards
The Next Digit
Toshiba has just announced a breakthrough in memory card technology by releasing UHS-II standard microSD cards that could be used on tiny mirrorless cameras such as Samsung NX mini and Nikon J4 as well as on other electronic gadgets.
Toshiba's MicroSD Memory Cards Are World's FastestUbergizmo
Ultra-fast microSD cards from ToshibaThe FA Daily
Toshiba Sets Speed Record With New Specification MicroSD CardsTechWeekEurope UK
Android Community -Techtree.com -IT Business Net
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Rogers' widened LTE support gives Canadians speedier data indoors - Engadget

April 18, 2014 - 12:35am

Daniel Rubino

Rogers' widened LTE support gives Canadians speedier data indoors
Engadget
Canada got LTE relatively quickly, but that fast data currently has a big catch: since it doesn't run on low frequencies like in the US, you sometimes drop to 3G when you head indoors. Thankfully, those slowdowns won't be an issue for much longer. Rogers ...
Select Parts of Vancouver, Calgary and Toronto Can Enjoy 700MHz From RogersAndroid Headlines - Android News
Rogers flips the switch on 700 MHz spectrum to deliver the ultimate video ...Wall Street Journal
Rogers flips switch on 700 MHz spectrum in Vancouver, Calgary, TorontoCartt.ca (subscription)
CBC.ca -Android Central -Business in Vancouver
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Google's Project Loon testing LTE in Nevada? - CNET

April 17, 2014 - 10:12pm

Google's Project Loon testing LTE in Nevada?
CNET
Word has it that the high-flying Wi-Fi balloons may be trying to tap into 4G LTE while sailing above the desert. by Dara Kerr · @darakerr; April 17, 2014 8:01 PM PDT. comments. 0. facebook. twitter. linkedin. googleplus. more. more +. email. tumblr. stumble.
Exclusive: Google's Project Loon tests move to LTE band in NevadaNetwork World

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Tor network's ranks of relay servers cut because of Heartbleed bug - Ars Technica

April 17, 2014 - 9:49pm

Techie News

Tor network's ranks of relay servers cut because of Heartbleed bug
Ars Technica
Over a week after the revelation of a fatal flaw in the most recent versions of the OpenSSL cryptographic library—the encryption at the heart of much of the Internet's security—a large number of systems associated with the Tor anonymizing network remain ...
​Anonymity-based web service Tor may have to pull back capacity due to ...RT
Heartbleed May Reduce the Tor Network CapacityOverclockers Club
Tor anonymity network to shrink as a result of Heartbleed flawPCWorld
BetaNews -Engadget -BestTechie
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Google Fresh Out of Glass, Explorer Program Now Closed - Tom's Hardware Guide

April 17, 2014 - 8:20pm

Google Fresh Out of Glass, Explorer Program Now Closed
Tom's Hardware Guide
Google gave consumers a chance to try (or rather, buy) its wearable computer with its Explorer Program. Anybody who signed up for the Explorer Program on Tuesday had the option of buying Google Glass for $1,500. The sale was apparently a smash hit, ...

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Google: Try on Glass before you buy with free home kit - CNET

April 17, 2014 - 7:10pm

Google: Try on Glass before you buy with free home kit
CNET
The tech giant offers select users an opportunity to test out all of the wearable's frame styles and colors. But, there's a catch… by Dara Kerr · @darakerr; April 17, 2014 4:39 PM PDT. comments. 0. facebook. twitter. linkedin. googleplus. more. more +. email.

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Sorry kids, you must be thirteen or older to use Cortana - Daniel Rubino

April 17, 2014 - 6:02pm

Daniel Rubino

Sorry kids, you must be thirteen or older to use Cortana
Daniel Rubino
Windows Phone 8.1 brings a handful of new features to the mix. Cortana and the new Notification center obviously steal the headlines, but other features like Battery Saver, Wi-Fi Sense, Start backgrounds and more all add up to create a wonderful update.

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Scout iPhone Nav App Helps You Find Coffee, Parking - PC Magazine

April 17, 2014 - 5:29pm

Scout iPhone Nav App Helps You Find Coffee, Parking
PC Magazine
Scout lets you search for restaurants, coffee shops, and other stops that are coming up ahead along your route. 0shares. Scout Add a Pit Stop. Road trippers, rejoice. TeleNav, maker of the GPS app Scout, is looking to get a leg up on competitors with a handy ...

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"No Charge to Charge" will launch alongside the EZ-Charge card on July 1, 2014 - DailyTech

April 17, 2014 - 5:27pm

DailyTech

"No Charge to Charge" will launch alongside the EZ-Charge card on July 1, 2014
DailyTech
Nissan is looking to lure in new LEAF customers by expanding its "No Charge to Charge" promotion and offering new EZ-Charge cards. According to Nissan News, the new EZ-Charge cards will allow Nissan LEAF owners to access EV charging networks like ...
Nissan Offers Free Charging for Leaf OwnersAutomobile Magazine
Nissan Offers Free And Easy Charging For LEAF CarsUbergizmo
Free Charging When You Buy/ Lease a Nissan LeafSustainableBusiness.com
SFGate -Sacramento Business Journal -Torque News
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Samsung teams with GlobalFoundries on 3D chips - PCWorld

April 17, 2014 - 5:18pm

Wall Street Journal

Samsung teams with GlobalFoundries on 3D chips
PCWorld
Samsung is partnering with chip manufacturer GlobalFoundries to increase the supply of low-power, high-speed chips for smartphones and tablets. GlobalFoundries has licensed Samsung's 14-nanometer FINFET chip making process, which is used to ...
Samsung, Globalfoundries Agree to Adopt Same Production ProcessWall Street Journal
Samsung, Glofo Roll 14nm ProcessEE Times
Samsung, GlobalFoundries ink exclusive, multi-year 14nm FinFET dealRegister
Reuters -Businessweek -MarketWatch
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Chrome OS Potentially Getting Proximity Unlock Feature Called Easy Unlock - Android Headlines - Android News

April 17, 2014 - 4:50pm

Chrome OS Potentially Getting Proximity Unlock Feature Called Easy Unlock
Android Headlines - Android News
If you own a Chrome OS device, the future could hold a very interesting feature for you. It appears that within the Chrome OS dev channel a possible new upcoming feature was spotted that would allow people who use a Chrome OS device like a Chromebook ...
Lilbits (4-17-2014): Unlock your Chromebook with your phone (eventually)Liliputing

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College Kids Hack Siri to Unlock Teslas and Heat Up Your House - Wired

April 17, 2014 - 4:13pm

College Kids Hack Siri to Unlock Teslas and Heat Up Your House
Wired
When Apple first introduced Siri three years ago, she amazed the world with her warm voice and her human-like voice response. But the years since her debut have been quietly underwhelming, in large part because Siri isn't able to access the wide range of ...
This is what Siri on steroids might look likeCITEworld
This Hack Gives Siri Awesome New PowersLAPTOP Magazine (blog)

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Lilbits (4-17-2014): Unlock your Chromebook with your phone (eventually) - Liliputing

April 17, 2014 - 4:08pm

Lilbits (4-17-2014): Unlock your Chromebook with your phone (eventually)
Liliputing
Tired of typing a password to unlock your laptop the old fashioned way? It looks like Google is planning to provide an “Easy Unlock” function for Chromebooks. Here's how it works: with Easy Unlock enabled, the Chromebook will search to see if your phone is ...

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Unfinished 'Easy Unlock' Feature Creeps Into Chrome OS Dev, Will Potentially ... - Android Police

April 17, 2014 - 2:12pm

Unfinished 'Easy Unlock' Feature Creeps Into Chrome OS Dev, Will Potentially ...
Android Police
A new feature has snuck into the Chrome OS dev channel that, while not yet fully baked (okay, it's still mostly a block of ice), could one day allow users to unlock their Chromebooks automatically just by having their phone in close proximity. This feature is ...

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Flickr App Updated To v3.0 With Video Capture, Auto-Tagging, And Simplified ... - Android Police

April 17, 2014 - 1:00pm

The News Ledge

Flickr App Updated To v3.0 With Video Capture, Auto-Tagging, And Simplified ...
Android Police
The Flickr app is getting a makeover today as it hits version 3.0. The company is concentrating on improving the experience with easier searching and a better overall interface, but there's a big new feature too – video capture. There's even this snazzy video ...
Flickr Channels Instagram, Launches Video in 3.0 UpdateThe News Ledge
Yahoo's Flickr 3.0 Adds Live Filtering Tools, Video And MoreAppAdvice
Flickr 3.0 Brings Filters, Editing Tools And MoreUbergizmo
PetaPixel -SlashGear -Pocket-lint.com
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Dropbox picks up another photo storage service: Loom - ZDNet

April 17, 2014 - 12:43pm

AppAdvice

Dropbox picks up another photo storage service: Loom
ZDNet
Dropbox has bought up another startup on its way to establishing a one-stop shop for storing anything and everything in the cloud. More about Dropbox: Dropbox's enterprise strategy: Be as 'ubiquitous' as possible · Dropbox users experiencing upload ...
Dropbox aquires iOS photo app Loom, will fold into Carousel next monthCNET
In a quest to own your photos, Dropbox buys Loom & shuts it downVentureBeat
Dropbox weaves cloud photo service Loom into CarouselMacworld
TechCrunch -AppAdvice -SlashGear
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Sonos To Drop Wireless Bridge Requirement - Zatz Not Funny

April 17, 2014 - 12:19pm

Pocket-lint.com

Sonos To Drop Wireless Bridge Requirement
Zatz Not Funny
Amen. Sonos has finally concluded that, under most conditions, they can provide reliable music streaming over existing WiFi networks without requiring their $50 Bridge. Not only does this represent a cost savings for potential new customers, but it also ...
Sonos simplifies setup, removes the need to buy an expensive extra boxCNET
Sonos Is About to Get Even Easier By Ditching the BridgeGizmodo
Sonos tests software to turn its music streaming system completely wirelessPocket-lint.com

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Battle of the Linux clouds! Linode DOUBLES RAM to take on Digital Ocean - Register

April 17, 2014 - 12:09pm

Battle of the Linux clouds! Linode DOUBLES RAM to take on Digital Ocean
Register
Linux server slinger Linode has doubled its RAM allocations per-server, and swapped out all its hard drives with SSDs allowing it to match upstart Digital Ocean on prices. The new gear was announced by the company in a blog post on Thursday. It contains ...
Linode Invests $45M in New Cloud OfferingTalkin' Cloud
Linode Invests $45M To Switch To SSDs, Double RAMTechCrunch
Linode Invests $45 Million to Retool its InfrastructureData Center Knowledge

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Facebook adds new Nearby Friends feature to engage mobile users - CNET

April 17, 2014 - 12:06pm

The Province

Facebook adds new Nearby Friends feature to engage mobile users
CNET
Users of the world's largest social network can now find out who is around them. After spending billions on acquisitions and developing other apps, it's also a return to Facebook focusing on, well, Facebook. by Richard Nieva · @richardjnieva; April 17, 2014 ...
Facebook rolls out location-sharing featureWashington Post
Facebook Launches “Nearby Friends” With Opt-In Real-Time Location Sharing ...TechCrunch
Facebook Launches 'Nearby Friends' Location Feature for Meet-Ups IRLMashable
CBS News -Re/code -The Verge
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Red Hat Linux Containers: Not Just Recycled Ideas - InformationWeek

April 17, 2014 - 11:49am

V3.co.uk

Red Hat Linux Containers: Not Just Recycled Ideas
InformationWeek
Red Hat and its partner, Docker, bring DevOps characteristics to Linux containers, making them lighter-weight vehicles than virtual machines for cloud workloads. Some people accuse Red Hat of dusting off an old idea, Linux containers, and presenting them ...
S&P 500 Analyst Moves: RHTForbes
For Red Hat, it's RHEL and then…?Network World
Red Hat Announces Dates for Red Hat Summit 2015 in BostonMarketWatch
EnterpriseTech -Inquirer
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