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Unique Martian rock found in the Sahara desert

Unique Martian rock found in the Sahara desert

A rock from the Red Planet was discovered in the Sahara desert, and has been under study for the last year. The results from the study show that it is different from other Martian rocks that have been discovered, in that it contains more water and is older than the majority of other discoveries. The finding has been named NWA 7034, is said to be 2.1 billion years old, and offers a glimpse into Mars' history.

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Have TabletKiosk made the perfect slate? Sahara hands-on

Have TabletKiosk made the perfect slate? Sahara hands-on

My ageing tc1100 was already looking pretty shabby in comparison to the new Sahara slates from TabletKiosk, and having now read Steve's hands-on experience of them over at GottaBeMobile its taken to snuffling sadly in the corner of the room. 

 

No surprise, really; with dual active and passive digitisers (meaning finger touch and more accurate stylus control), easily accessed RAM, hard-drive and wireless modules for future upgrades, and a casing design not only minimalistically attractive but obviously well thought through, the i440D is edging its way to the top of the list for those considering tablet upgrades.

Google offers DVD Dev Kits for the Internet-constrained

Google offers DVD Dev Kits for the Internet-constrained

As much as the Internet is a font of knowledge (not exactly wisdom) for many of us, not everyone has the luxury of a good connection to take advantage of what the Internet has to offer. This is an impediment especially for interested Android app developers, as majority, if not all, of Google's resources, though free, are Internet-bound. At the very least, they require a lot of time and bandwidth to even download. Which is why Google has a new Developer's Kit offer for those living in "bandwidth challenged" areas.

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Remnants of GOCE satellite may hit Earth this weekend

Remnants of GOCE satellite may hit Earth this weekend

A satellite put into orbit around the Earth by the European Space Agency called the Gravity field and steady-state Ocean Circulation Explorer or GOCE has completed its mission. Rather than leaving the satellite aimlessly orbiting the planet forever, the ESA is having the satellite reenter the Earth's atmosphere. The satellite weighs about ton and experts believe that some parts of the satellite will impact the surface of the earth.

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Google plan to launch WiFi networks in emerging markets will connect millions

Google plan to launch WiFi networks in emerging markets will connect millions

Google has been throwing a lot of effort and money into its Google Fiber gigabit Internet plans, having announced several cities in the past couple months that are slated to get the service. That won't be the extent of its dabbling in the territory of Internet provider services, however, if sources who spoke to the Wall Street Journal are correct. Reportedly, Google plans to bring wireless Internet to a billion or so new users in emerging markets.

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