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Barnes & Noble Nook HD Review

Barnes & Noble Nook HD Review

The popular bookseller Barnes & Noble surely have a great pair of tablets on their hands, but they are rarely mentioned while talking about budget friendly tablets. With a strong focus on e-readers and digital content the Nook HD puts up a great fight against the competition. With the iPad mini selling like crazy, the Nexus 7 popular in the Android world, and the Kindle Fire HD does their new Nook HD stand on its own? Read on to find out our thoughts on this impressive 7-inch HD tablet that doubles as the perfect reader.

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B&N NOOK HD and HD+ revealed: We go hands-on!

B&N NOOK HD and HD+ revealed: We go hands-on!

Barnes & Noble has refreshed its NOOK tablet range, revealing the NOOK HD and NOOK HD+, a duo of high-definition Android-based slates with some ambitious aspirations. Replacing the well-esteemed NOOK Tablet, the two new models balance competitive pricing - kicking off at $199 for the 7-incher and $269 for its 9-inch sibling - with impressive specifications, not least eye-catching HD displays. We caught up with B&N for some early playtime with the touchscreen pair.

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Nokia Lumia 920 hands-on extended cut: City Lens and PureView

Nokia Lumia 920 hands-on extended cut: City Lens and PureView

We had an extended look at the Nokia Lumia 920 this week courtesy of Nokia and Microsoft, complete with a brief glance at the difference between standard and PureView photography technology. What you're about to see is a look at the unibody-like design of the hardware first, then a vision of what it means to work with Windows Phone 8 with Nokia-specific additions like Nokia City Lens and wireless charging right out of the box. And of course you'll have Microsoft's full suite of Office apps to back you up as well, SkyDrive included!

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NASA kicks off asteroid mission simulation at Johnson Space Center

NASA kicks off asteroid mission simulation at Johnson Space Center

Back in March of this year, NASA announced that it was conducting initial testing to prepare for a bigger test this summer having to do with a simulated mission to a near-Earth asteroid. The goal of the mission was to study the human factors that contribute to living and operating on the surface of an asteroid for an extended period. NASA has announced that the mission simulation is ready to kick off at the Johnson Space Center in Houston.

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Mophie Outride turns your iPhone into a rugged sports camera

Mophie Outride turns your iPhone into a rugged sports camera

There are numerous digital cameras on the market that are ruggedized and intended to be used for action sports. These cameras include things like the Contour line and GoPro cameras. With the popularity of the iPhone, there are lots of people that already have a high-quality camera they take with them everywhere thanks to the Apple smartphone.

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Apple to appeal Samsung “advertisement” court ruling

Apple to appeal Samsung “advertisement” court ruling

Earlier today it was announced that after ruling the Samsung Galaxy Tab not "cool" enough to be mistaken for an iPad, a UK judge has demanded that Apple place "an advertisement" for Samsung declaring the result for all to see. This judgement has, as expected, been appealed by Apple and has been granted the right to take the case to the court of appeal by the same Judge Birss that presided over this main case. In the event this ruling stands, Apple will have to pay for notices in the Daily Mail, Financial Times, Guardian Mobile magazine, and T3 as well as displaying a notice on Apple.com that the Samsung tablet does not infringe on Apple's registered designs.

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