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Facebook mulls access for children under 13

Facebook mulls access for children under 13

As it is right now to have a Facebook account, you're supposed to be at least 13 years old. That certainly doesn't keep some younger kids from getting their own accounts by simply gaming the easily defeated age verification process. Some of the people on my friends list have children as young as seven years old with their own accounts, which have been active for over a year.

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Intel Cove Point Windows 8 ultrabook hybrid costs $1,000 to make

Intel Cove Point Windows 8 ultrabook hybrid costs $1,000 to make

Intel recently showed off a new reference design for an ultrabook/tablet hybrid during its IDF 2012 developer conference in Beijing. The prototype was shown running a Consumer Preview of Windows 8 on an early version of a future Ivy Bridge processor. However, details have emerged that it carries a daunting cost of nearly $1,000 to manufacture.

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Intel reveals Windows 8 tablet specs

Intel reveals Windows 8 tablet specs

During the IDF conference in Beijing, Intel let loose on its checklist of spec requirements for upcoming Windows 8 tablets. The company plans to initially support two basic tablet form factors, one being a 10-inch slab, while the other an 11-inch hybrid with a physical keyboard in tow. The tablets will be running on Intel's Clover Trail Atom Z2760 chips.

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Intel: 75 new Ultrabooks in 2012 plus 10 Atom tablets

Intel: 75 new Ultrabooks in 2012 plus 10 Atom tablets

Over 75 new ultrabooks are expected in 2012 along, Intel has confirmed, along with ten OEMs designing tablets based on the latest Atom processors, as the company pushes ahead with its MacBook Air and iPad rivalry. Key to Intel's IDF Beijing 2012 conference is power consumption - or, more accurately, how it's dropping - with chips for phones, tablets and notebooks all expected to slash their energy additions and boost both runtime and standby. Meanwhile, there are significant graphics improvements also on the cards.

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Temple Run for Android to be announced via Facebook

Temple Run for Android to be announced via Facebook

The game known as Temple Run is only 6 months old and is already one of the most downloaded games in the history of iOS* - and it's time for the Android version. Believe it or not, one of the top search terms in our system right this minute is none other than "Temple Run Android", so we've decided to do a bit more digging than we normally would for a game release. What's turned up is a promise by the folks responsible for the Temple Run game, developers from Imangi Studios, that the release date will be dropped nowhere else but their own Facebook Group.

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Intel to aid smaller companies to increase Ultrabook production

Intel to aid smaller companies to increase Ultrabook production

Intel is aiming to bridge the gap between manufacturers and smaller brands, in an effort to build more ultrabooks. The manufacturers Intel is targeting include Pegatron, Compal, Quanta. Since bigger brands - Dell, Acer, and Asus, have already dabbled in the manufacturing of ultrabooks, Intel will focus on bridging the gap between brands such as Viewsonic, Motion Computing, and Epson.

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Fusion Garage Grid 10 drops TabCo disguise: 10-inch custom slate

Fusion Garage Grid 10 drops TabCo disguise: 10-inch custom slate

TabCo has come clean, and as expected the "brand behind the brand" is Fusion Garage. The CEO behind the underwhelming JooJoo, Chandra Rathakrishnan, is back with his team's second attempt at a tablet, along with the confession that "our initial [JooJoo] hype did not meet the performance of the product." Grid 10 is the slate he believes will change all that, based on the Android kernel but with "a stunning" interface on top.

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