Archive for March, 2013

Windows Blue to bring cross-PC Bluetooth sync

Windows Blue to bring cross-PC Bluetooth sync

According to a leaked build of the next-generation update to Windows 8 going by code-name "Windows Blue", you'll soon be able to sync not only some of your account information from computer to computer with your Microsoft account. What Within Windows describes here is a laundry list of elements you'll be factoring in to your Microsoft account associations - everything from Bluetooth device recognition to Installed Apps. Soon you'll be able to bring your account with you wherever you go, on whatever PC you happen to be logging in on!

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Razer Edge gaming tablet: What the heck is it?

Razer Edge gaming tablet: What the heck is it?

If you've not heard of it before, the Razer Edge gaming tablet can seem like a bit of an odd unicorn. While we've heard of gaming tablets before, this really does appear to be one of the most grand efforts a company has made thus far - especially considering the rise of the Android tablet and the iPad - both of which could be considered "gaming tablets" in their own right. What have we got here then? We've got Windows 8, a 3rd-gen Intel Core i7 processor, 256GB SSD, and a fabulous 8GB of RAM - and NVIDIA graphics, too!

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Verizon FiOS tops list of best internet bundles by Consumer Reports

Verizon FiOS tops list of best internet bundles by Consumer Reports

We all seem to have issues with our cable company. Whether it's because of weird charges on our monthly bill or unreliable service, there seems to never be a decent cable company out there that can provide a great experience for its customers. However, that's not all true. It turns out that Verizon FiOS is pretty good, as it topped the list of Consumer Reports' best internet/cable/phone bundles.

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Apple patents wrap-around AMOLED display

Apple patents wrap-around AMOLED display

This week Apple's industrial designers and inventors have found their way back into the USPTO with a patent filing for a wrap-around display. This means that you'll have a device that's got a display that's wrapping around its sides rather than just sitting on the front - AMOLED in technology, too. You'll have brightness and light coming at you from all directions!

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Microsoft announces Play To Earn rewards on Xbox Live

Microsoft announces Play To Earn rewards on Xbox Live

In an effort to get Xbox Live users to play more of Microsoft's Xbox Live Arcade games, the company will be launching a new "Play To Earn" rewards system on Xbox Live on April 1 that will reward gamers with free items and Microsoft Points in exchange for playing XBLA games. The new program is only available to Xbox Live Reward members, so if you aren't a member, get signed up now to take advantage of the new rewards.

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Mars could be hit by a comet next year

Mars could be hit by a comet next year

A few years ago Jupiter was hit by several chunks of the comet Shoemaker-Levy 9 after the comet broke apart. The massive gravity of Jupiter ripped that comet into pieces and those chunks collided with the planet. Since Jupiter has such a thick atmosphere, all we could see were the effects the impact had on the thick atmosphere.

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