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Halo 4 Live Action Web Series Trailer Is Pretty Entertaining [video]

Halo 4 Live Action Web Series Trailer Is Pretty Entertaining [video]

| July 12, 2012 | Reply

  Machinima has just dropped the first trailer for the live action web series of Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn. It wouldn’t be complete without an appearance from Master Chief to save a bunch of peoples butts. The three minute trailer has pretty decent acting, a lot of explosions and should make you interested in […]

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In 1964 Arthur C. Clarke Predicted The Wireless Future Almost Perfectly [video]

In 1964 Arthur C. Clarke Predicted The Wireless Future Almost Perfectly [video]

| July 11, 2012 | Reply

The Jetsons and Back to the Future had it all wrong. They pictured the year 2000 to be some crazy space age where we defied the laws of gravity and all other things earthly. But way back in 1964, Arthur C. Clarke touted advances in transistors and communications satellites to be responsible for a smaller […]

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Would You Like Your DNA Stored On The Moon? There’s A Kickstarter For That [fund this]

Would You Like Your DNA Stored On The Moon? There’s A Kickstarter For That [fund this]

| July 9, 2012 | Reply

If you were always worried about the Earth ending in December of this year and you thought to yourself “hm, maybe we can put DNA on the moon to save our species” then you are in luck! Earthrise Space is a company that has a goal of winning Google’s Lunar X competition which will award […]

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A Molecule Has Been Created That Makes Teeth Cavityproof

A Molecule Has Been Created That Makes Teeth Cavityproof

| July 9, 2012 | Reply

It’s called keep32(clever, huh?) and it may make your trips to the dentist much more tolerable. A molecule has been made tat can be put in toothpaste, in candy- pretty much anywhere. What the molecule can do is destroy the bacteria that creates cavities in about 60 seconds. The product has been under development since […]

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HTC Second Quarter Earnings Aren’t So Good

HTC Second Quarter Earnings Aren’t So Good

| July 6, 2012 | Reply

Just off the heels of record profits news from Samsung, HTC had to come out and let everyone know they had about a 58% loss in profits. Net income in Q2 for HTC was just $247 million. Last year HTC made about $586 million in the same time frame. HTC chalks the loss up to […]

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VLC Beta Finally Arrives On Google Play Store

VLC Beta Finally Arrives On Google Play Store

| July 2, 2012 | Reply

If you have a computer, you’ve probably used VLC Player. If not, then you’re way behind the times. It’s hands down the lightest and best player for any computer. It contains plugins for just about every video format possible and runs seamlessly on both PC and Mac. For about the past year there have been […]

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Nokia Wants Money From Someone For the Nexus 7 Or They May Sue

Nokia Wants Money From Someone For the Nexus 7 Or They May Sue

| July 2, 2012 | Reply

Nokia is joining the patent war. Last year Nokia mentioned they had a pretty heavy patent portfolio for wireless technologies and that they were willing to use this portfolio to bring money in for the company. Many devices you use with wifi use some sort of patent from Nokia and they get some money for […]

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Half Of All US Cell Phone Users Now Own Smartphones

Half Of All US Cell Phone Users Now Own Smartphones

| March 29, 2012 | Reply

I am surprised it took as long as it has. But the past year has been a big step, and the trend of phone sales that that smartphones show no signs of slowing down. In the past three months almost 70% of new phone buyers purchased a smartphone. In the past year alone the percentage […]

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RIM Reports Q4 Earnings. In This Case, RIM Reports Q4 Losses

RIM Reports Q4 Earnings. In This Case, RIM Reports Q4 Losses

| March 29, 2012 | Reply

It has taken a while, but RIM is starting to actually lose money now. Before it was making money, but not much compared to the days of old. In Q4 2011, RIM lost $125 million dollars with revenue of $4.2 billion. That may sound like a lot of revenue but it is down 19% from […]

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Verizon Announces the LG Lucid, An $80 LTE Phone With OK Specs

Verizon Announces the LG Lucid, An $80 LTE Phone With OK Specs

| March 27, 2012 | Reply

Verizon made it clear they only want LTE devices coming out on their network this year. At the time of that note, I wondered about people who wanted a budget phone. While the Lucid still forces a data plan on customers it will give people a change to get a brand new phone for just […]

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