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How To Pick the Right Android Keyboard For YOU

How To Pick the Right Android Keyboard For YOU

There are tons of ways to tap text into your Android (y'know, when you're not just talking to it). CareAce looked at the stock 2.1 keyboard, Better, Swype Beta, TouchPal, SwiftKey Beta, and ThickButtons and sorted out what's what. Their helpful guide will point out, for example, that Swype is wel

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Google Voice Review

Google Voice Review

Get used to hearing the words “Google Voice” an awful lot because after using it for the past week I would describe it with three words: awesome, awesome, awesome. I’m going to take some time using text, pictures and videos to: Overview what you can do with Google Voice Walk you through

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Intel 80GB Solid-State Drives Get Official (and High) Price Tag, Are Blazing Fast [Ssds]

Intel 80GB Solid-State Drives Get Official (and High) Price Tag, Are Blazing Fast [Ssds]

Intel's slightly delayed leap into the SSD game is now official, with the company announcing a $595 pricetag for an 80GB SSD, which comes in 1.8-inch (X18-M) or 2.5-inch (X25-M) sizes for the same price, with 160GB versions coming later this year. While that's a considerably higher price-per-gi

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Signs of Armageddon: We’re worrying about CO2 emissions of a Google search

Take some interesting science statistics. Mix in a well-known company such as Google. Stir well. And you have a bunch of malarkey about how searching the Web is killing the planet. I suppose there’s nothing else to worry about on the weekend (Techmeme). First up, the Times of London “reveals t

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Top 5 features in Android 1.5 (Cupcake)

Top 5 features in Android 1.5 (Cupcake)

Google has released a preview SDK for the long awaited next version of Android: version 1.5, a.k.a “Cupcake”. I’m happy to report that this time it’s for real, and not just another rumor. Android 1.5 is expected to be featured on the new HTC Magic that is coming out in Europe next month f

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Windows 7 Build 7022 goodness: Screenshot Gallery

Windows 7 Build 7022 goodness: Screenshot Gallery

You may have heard by now that build 7022 of Windows 7 has recently hit the net. If you haven't had the pleasure of using the build yourself yet, you can always count on a nice screenshot gallery to satisfy your inner geek enthusiast. Keep on reading to see just what 7022 has to offer.

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Windows XP Mode No Longer Requires Virtualization Hardware

Windows XP Mode No Longer Requires Virtualization Hardware

Windows XP Mode is a pre-configured solution for Windows 7 users needing support for older software, and, until recently, it required AMD-V or VT processor hardware. An update released today should make XP Mode far more accessible to more Windows 7 users. If you're a 7 user who's been trappe

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Opera 9.6 Faster, Stronger, Available Now

Opera 9.6 Faster, Stronger, Available Now

Opera just popped out the latest version of their desktop browser, 9.6. Besides being just plain faster, it adds feature improvements all around, like a new low-bandwidth mode in the built-in email client, expanded syncing (speed dial, search engines and notes), and RSS feed previews, so you c

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China’s Loongson Processor Could Power First Natural-Born Chinese Supercomputer

The People’s Republic has unveiled more details on its quest to phase U.S.-made from its microchip diet. China’s next supercomputer will run purely on Chinese processors, possibly before the end of this year.

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SSDs and Why You Wish You Had One

Speed. Toughness. Efficiency. Silence. That’s why we want solid-state drives in our computers. But we worry about the zoom-zoom performance degrading over time, and the fact that SSDs might eventually wear out. Here’s what you need to know about ‘em.

Why Solid-State

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Disposable Paper Laptops

Recyclable Paper Laptop by Je Sung Park

I quite agree with Je Sung Park when he says that disposable cameras and cell phones have gained acceptance, so why don’t we take the next step and bring out a disposable computer. His Recyclable Paper is quite a raw version and could do(…)

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Acer’s Big Ass Aspire 8940: 18.4-inch Screen, Core i7 Processor

With an oversized -backlit 18.4-inch display, Core i7 720QM processor, and , the Aspire 8940 is set to face off with HP’s Pavilion dv8 and Toshiba’s Qosmio X500 in the uber desktop replacement stakes. And it’ll probably cost less.

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This Is the First USB 3.0 Motherboard


might be dicking around on USB 3.0, but ain’t. The Xtreme Design P7P55D-E is apparently the very first USB 3.0 motherboard. It’s an Intel P55-based mobo that uses a third-party USB 3.0 controller for a pair of ports.

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