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Samsung, Toshiba and Intel to join forces to develop chip tech that could halve semiconductor line widths to 10 nanometers- Wow!

October 31, 2010

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As with anything technological and political, strange bedfellows are made! The main company this writer watches in mobile is Samsung, you might want to keep an eye to that company as well. (Reuters) – Chipmakers Intel Corp, Toshiba Corp and Samsung Electronics Co Ltd will join hands to develop technologies that could more than halve […]

Pew report shows low adoption rates in US for medical or health APP’s despite availability

October 30, 2010

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This commentator finds the attached research interesting at best. Certainly there is a demand for health APP’s or any other method of gaining knowledge about one’s health. the one thing that appears to be consistant, is that most users don’t know where to go to get the right APP’s or what to essentially do with […]

Nintendo is betting large on their new 3DS game machine that goes on sale in Japan in February, and in March for Europe and the U.S. Social gaming may never be the same!

October 30, 2010

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(WSJ)  TOKYO—The headline feature of Nintendo Co.’s forthcoming 3DS portable videogame system is the ability to play 3-D games without the need for eyewear, but it is the device’s ability to locate other players that may prove critical to its success. Nintendo’s 3DS game machine goes on sale in Japan in February, and in March […]

Microsoft to acquire Canesta a small Silicon Valley company that specializes in gesture-recognition technology

October 30, 2010

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(NYT) Microsoft said on Friday that it was buying Canesta, a small Silicon Valley company that specializes in gesture-recognition technology. Interest in this technology has surged because it lets people control computers and other devices through hand movements and other bodily gyrations, in similar fashion to the systems depicted in futuristic films like “Minority Report.” […]

Acer to launch multiple tablet devices in NYC November 23rd.

October 29, 2010

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This is just the beginning of what will be a full 3 months of tablet launches (look at CES in January!). IDG News Service – Acer plans to launch “multiple” tablet devices at an event in New York on Nov. 23, with different OSes and multiple form factors, the company’s CEO said Friday. The market […]

Facebook to test out location based check in deals with Facebook Deals

October 29, 2010

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Is Facebook cloning groupon program with Facebook Deals? Seems so. (Allfacebook Blog) Facebook is currently testing a new “Facebook Deals” service which enables businesses to provide deals whenever visitors check-in to a physical store. The new service is being tested with a limited number of partners, and all we currently have access to is a […]

Retailers move Black Friday up a few weeks – So what happens to Cyber Monday?

October 28, 2010

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Now the release of sales prior to ‘Black Friday’ has been going on for a few years. It used to be leaking the ads a few days early, now, its a part of the 4th quarter strategy to drop significant deals in the weeks leading up to the Friday after Thanksgiving. This is simply a […]