19 November 2012

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How to add a Start menu to Windows 8
USA TODAY
Eric Havir, Microsoft Corp.'s senior manager for platform strategy, demonstrates how Windows 8 apps run on an 82-inch touch-screen perceptive pixel display, Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012, at "Build," Microsoft Corp.'s developers conference, in Redmond, Wash.

Evidence indicates astronauts could survive on Mars
Fox News
Radiation levels at the Martian surface appear to be roughly similar to those experienced by astronauts in low-Earth orbit, NASA's Mars rover Curiosity has found. The rover's initial radiation measurements — the first ever taken on the surface of another planet ...

Kepler Probe Just Finished Its Primary Mission, NASA Is Extending For Another ...
PlanetSave.com
NASA's Kepler Space Telescope just finished its three-and-a-half-year primary mission, searching for Earth-like planets in the cosmos. NASA is now planning to begin its extended mission, lasting for up to four more years. 20121118-001835.jpg. So far, data ...

Tesla Revived The Electric Car, But Can It Sell It?
weku
A Tesla Model S drives outside the Tesla factory in Fremont, Calif., Friday, June 22, 2012. The electric car was recently named Automobile of the Year by Automobile magazine and Car of the Year by Motor Trend. The American auto industry has a new darling ...

weku

My top 5 Wii U launch day games
San Jose Mercury News (blog)
The Wii U launched today, and while you're waiting in line to get a system or downloading that epic update, you may be wondering what games to get from retailers or the eShop. I'm here to help. I've been putting the system through its paces since Nov. 8.

Leonid Meteor Shower 2012: Look to the Sky
Patch.com
Keep your eyes on the sky during the pre-dawn hours until Nov. 20, because that's when the famous Leonid meteor shower is expected to peak. These meteors are fast (about 40 miles per second) and can leave trails of smoke, according to Astronomy.com.

'Ingress' will glue you to your Android even more!
Nerd Reactor
It seems that Google have done it again. Rather than to let me get on with my day, they have created an augmented reality game, Ingress, that uses your Android OS phone to turn everything that surrounds you into a game. Throughout your city there will be ...

Windows Phone 8 users report random reboots and battery issues
The Verge
Windows Phone 8 devices have been available since the beginning of the month and users are starting to report early issues across HTC and Nokia handsets. In a thread over at WPCentral with 143 replies, a variety of HTC 8X users report that handsets ...

Sometimes we like to compare Dropbox VS Skydrive when selecting online ...
Victoria Advocate
Sometimes we like to compare Dropbox VS Skydrive when selecting online backup media, but are you really chose the best because Cloud Storage already Trends in 2012 as Hard Drive online to backup your important files from computer virus attacks.

Why Facebook is full of it
ITworld.com
Facebook says it's not deliberately throttling news feeds to sell more ads. Maybe that is true. But one way or another, they're lying to us. By Dan Tynan. November 18, 2012, 9:00 AM — Would Yoda lie to you? That's what Facebook wants to know. As I noted in ...

'Mass Effect 3' Omega DLC to miss Wii U
Digital Spy
The news broke on the official Mass Effect Twitter account when a fan asked whether the expansion will be coming to the Nintendo console. 'Mass Effect 3' 'Leviathan' DLC announcement screenshot. © EA. Mass Effect 3: Special Edition. © EA. "Unfortunately ...

T-Mobile: Four major US carriers to 'likely' be reduced to three in future
Afterdawn.com
T-Mobile: Four major U.S. carriers to 'likely' be reduced to three T-Mobile USA, the U.S.' fourth-largest carrier, has said today that it expects only three of the major carriers to make it into the future. The carrier recently just announced a merger with MetroPCS ...

Chinese iPhone and iPad smugglers go on trial as government cracks down
The Verge
Even after Apple officially began selling in China, the iPad and iPhone have been hot targets for smuggling, partly because of the high taxes levied in the mainland. For the past few years, though, the government has begun cracking down: 26 people who ...

Verizon, Time Warner will throttle speeds, restrict usage of repeat copyright ...
Afterdawn.com
Time Warner says they will warn subscribers through popup notifications and eventually restrict browsing by in-browser redirects. Verizon will notify alleged pirates via email and even voice mail, and will eventually throttle speeds. Both companies are part of ...

Grand Theft Auto 5 Release Date: 2nd Trailer Released (11/18)!
HawtWired (blog)
With next years highly anticipated release date of Grand Theft Auto V (GTA 5), every once of information from developer Rockstar is poured over by the interweb... This week, we have been graced with two massive updates with both screenshots, and the new ...

BestBuy Black Friday Ad 2012 Details, Features $199 PS3 Console Doorbuster ...
HawtWired (blog)
Today the BestBuy Black Friday Ad for 2012 was leaked! The doorbuster deals start promptly at midnight Friday. They typically hand out doorbuster vouchers to those in line. Highlights from the sale include $29.99 doorbusters on Xbox 360 and PS3 video ...

Amazon Black Friday 2012 Music CDs and Box Sets Deals Revealed (11/18)!
HawtWired (blog)
Today, Amazon revealed their lineup for Black Friday 2012 Music Deals via their Lightning Deals calenders. Things kick off promptly on Monday, November 19th, build up through Thanksgiving Thursday, and then continue on through Black Friday, extend ...

Federal Judge Slaps Google - Watchdogs Cry "First Blood"
Search Engine Journal
U.S District Court Judge Susan Illston hands down a ruling to approve the FTC's $22.5-million fine of Google over privacy complaints. However, consumer advocacy groups consider the fine a slap on the wrist. For Internet users, what should be made of ...

Search Engine Journal

Skyrim PS3 empathy requested for Dawnguard DLC
Product Reviews
There is no doubt that PlayStation 3 owners want the truth about Skyrim Dawnguard DLC on their platform, although a few things are clear now about the PS3, Pete Hines, and how the typical gamers feels about the lack of downloadable content on one of the...

Product Reviews

Next Borderlands 2 DLC is Mr. Torgue's Campaign of Carnage
Warp Zoned
Gearbox has revealed the next downloadable expansion for Borderlands 2 and it's going to be called “Mr. Torgue's Campaign of Carnage.” The expansion focuses on weapons dealer Mr. Torgue and his Badass Crater of Badassitude. Just like the Captain ...

Einstein's brain showed features unlike others in new study
Examiner.com
Related topics. Einstein's Brain. Advertisement. Einstein's brain was different than the average human's brain and scientists believe this is why the man was such a genius. With 14 recently discovered pictures of Einstein's brain, scientists were able to compare ...

Examiner.com

First impressions: The Kindle Fire HD 8.9-Inch makes a great gift
Examiner.com
Related topics. Amazon · Kindle Fire HD. Advertisement. Read: Google Nexus 10 review. Your LA Gadgets Examiner had about ten minutes with the Kindle Fire HD 8.9-Inch today and the device is more impressive than I thought it would be. Here are some of ...

Apple Purchases 1024 Patents From Rockstar Consortium
Tom's Hardware Guide
It has been confirmed that Apple has purchased a total of 1024 patents from Rockstar Consortium. The Rockstar Consortium has been passing the patents to the technology company over the past six months. A Korean regulator initially confirmed that the ...

Last chance to get the 'Playstation All-Stars Battle Royale' pre-order costumes
Examiner.com
Related topics. Playstation All-Stars Battle Royale. Advertisement. With “Playstation All-Stars Battle Royale” slated to come out in North America next week, players have one last chance to acquire the pre-order bonus. Those who reserve the Playstation 3 and ...

Happy Birthday Mickey Mouse
ABC News
Mickey Mouse made his debut in "Steamboat Willie" on Nov. 18, 1928. His image now graces comics, Disney parks, merchandising and video games. "I only hope that we never lose sight of one thing – that it was all started by a mouse," creator Walt Disney...

ABC News

Apple Ending Messages Beta For OS X Lion, Prepping Latest Mountain Lion ...
RedOrbit
OS X Lion users who have been using that platform's beta version of Messages for Mac have been notified by Apple that the preview program will end in less than a month, various media outlets have reported. According to Andrew Kunesh of Macgasm, the ...

RedOrbit

Man arrested for iPad Mini theft reportedly had maxi mouth
CNET
Worker at JFK airport arrested by FBI in connection with theft of two pallets of Minis was allegedly less than stealthy. Edward Moyer. by Edward Moyer. November 17, 2012 12:07 PM PST Follow @edatnews. Next time Google "forklift." An employee at New ...

Google Nexus 10 disassembled in review
Product Reviews
The Google Nexus 10 pre-order frenzy had some buyers demanding a better service from the innovative company, although others were happy knowing they managed to get an order in without the out-of-stock message, but were then stuck with constant site ...

Product Reviews

Google Is Latest Suitor of Spectrum-Rich Dish Network
eWeek
As Dish Network awaits FCC approval of its satellite-related spectrum, Google has joined partnership-hopefuls AT&T, Sprint and T-Mobile. Dish Network, the satellite TV provider, has compiled a good amount of wireless spectrum—the mobile industry's most ...

eWeek

Review: Halo 4 (Xbox 360) – An emotional trip into familiar territory
2D-X
When I first learned that there would be a Halo 4, disbelief, shock, and other negative emotions came over me. Halo 3, Master Chief”s final hurrah, ended the trilogy. A new game sounded very much like a franchine being milked dry. To add to the figurative gut...

2D-X

Facebook brings sharing to mobile users
GMA News
Mobile users of social networking site Facebook can now do the equivalent of a retweet of posts, photos – and of course, memes – thanks to a new Share button on Facebook's updated mobile app. In a blog post, Facebook's Aditya Koolwal said this allows ...

Apple HDTV “imminent” launch rumors dismissed
Inrumor
According to a Barron's report, Jefferies analyst James Kisner claimed that the launch of Apple's rumored HDTV was “imminent.” Kisner based his claims on several cable industry sources who said that at least one cable company is “is working to estimate ...

iPhone 5 Lightning-compatible accessories start popping up
TECH.BLORGE.com
Well it has certainly taken Apple long enough to approve some third-party accessories for its iPhone 5 with new Lightning connector. Now we have speakers, car chargers and more. Apple has been picky about who is and who isn't going to be able to ...

TECH.BLORGE.com

New iMac Release Date May Be Rescheduled to Early 2013
Eastern Morning Herald
Apple's new all-in-one iMac desktops are widely expected to be released before the end of 2012 (November for the 21.5-inch version, December for the 27-inch), despite the possibility of constrained supplies cited by company CEO Tim Cook. But there may ...

Eastern Morning Herald

Twitter Updates Mobile Apps For iPhone and Android
Social Barrel
Twitter users who access their accounts through an iPhone or Android handset can now see headlines and photos, discover popular tweets and search for a new perspective, announces the micro-blogging site. The Twitter team said users can now preview ...

Social Barrel

Motorola Droid Razr M 4G Receives Holiday price reduction with a $79 starting ...
Technology Bloom News
On September 10 the Motorola Droid Razr M 4G Android smartphone proved that a large 4.3 inch display and 4G connectivity does not need a huge and heavy smartphone body to exist. Motorola designers stretched the display from edge to edge, and the ...

Technology Bloom News

Used Volt Batteries Converted Into Microgrid Energy Storage System
CleanTechnica
General Motors (GM) and ABB have successfully converted used Chevy Volt batteries into a modular microgrid energy storage system that can support distributed generation and provide emergency backup power. Microgrid energy storage system ...

Sales Mean Nothing: Call of Duty Has Gone Stale
SlashGear
Another year, another November where Activision gets to tout its success with the Call of Duty franchise. This time around, the game company has announced that Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 has generated $500 million on launch day, becoming the company's...

SlashGear

Facebook adding sales tracking tool to its arsenal
VatorNews
Facebook has made it clear that it wants to find ways to persuade its brand advertisers that they can make money off of the site. After all, General Motors pull its ads off of the social network just days before its IPO because of how ineffective they were.

Bad Port or Bad Hardware? We're Already Hearing Complaints About Wii U ...
Kotaku
Bad Port or Bad Hardware? We're Already Hearing Complaints About Wii U Visuals As Nintendo's first high definition console, Wii U will join the neverending, nothing-really-proven debate between the PS3 and the Xbox 360 over which console's visuals for ...

CAR WARS! Battle Of The Badass - Land Rover Defender Vs. Mercedes' Energ ...
AutoSpies.com
For the Spies who know me well, one vehicle that I've been enthralled by over the years is the Mercedes-Benz G-Class, otherwise know as the G-Wagon or by its real name "Gelandewagen. " Think of it as Germany's Hummer. It's undoubtedly one of the most ...

Kindle Fire HD predicted to outsell Apple iPad mini 2 to 1 during holidays
Examiner.com
A recent report predicts the new Amazon Kindle Fire HD tablets will outsell Apple'siPad Mini tablets by a ratio of 2 to 1 units during this holiday season. With Black Friday 2012 around the corner, it's expected both units will sell well, but one ...

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