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Nokia X3 Touch and Type Phone Combines Touchscreen, Keypad

Aug 17th, 2010 | By technologynews

Nokia introduced the X3 Touch and Type Aug. 17, on the Nokia Conversations blog. Touch screen or keypad? No need to decide, says the Finnish phone maker. In a first, it’s combined the two, offering a 12-button keypad to complement the X3s 2.4-inch touch screen.   Our research tells us consumers who have invested
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IBM Supercomputer to Compete on Jeopardy

Aug 17th, 2010 | By technologynews

People interact with computers through programming languages and user interfaces, which are tools for issuing concrete commands. But when querying one another, humans use language in dense, sophisticated, and ambiguous ways. What if computers could keep up with natural language, and answer questions the way humans ask them of one another? This is
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Asus lower shipment estimates for Eee netbooks thanks to iPad

Aug 17th, 2010 | By technologynews

Asus is not doing well with its netbook shipments right now. The company has been shipping tons of the small machines, but over the last few months the netbook market overall has started softening as the market matures. The improving economy also means that more consumers have the extra money to buy a normal notebook
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Lost Memorabilia, Including the Hatch’s Apple-II, Headed for Auction

Aug 17th, 2010 | By technologynews

Surely Desmond found the duties that tied him the Apple-II Plus in the Swan Station to be a drag, but Lost fans who fancied the old Apple desktop, or would like to fulfill a hatch-reenactment fantasy of hurriedly typing 4, 8, 16, 23 into the computer, now have a chance. ABC Studios, along
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Microsoft SharePoint 2010: 20 Reasons Developers Are Excited

Aug 17th, 2010 | By technologynews

SharePoint Designer 2010 Developers can use SharePoint Designer 2010 to get a quick start on SharePoint development projects. Using SharePoint Designer, you can rapidly create SharePoint solutions in response to business needs. Developers can compose no-code solutions that encompass a variety of common scenarios, from collaborative sites and Web publishing to line-of-business data integration, business
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MSI FX600-002US now available at a great price

Aug 17th, 2010 | By technologynews

I have been impressed with the last few MSI notebook computers that I have messed with. The things tend to offer lots of performance and style at a good price. Some details of the MSI FX600 leaked online not too long ago, but we were missing a few key pieces of the puzzle. Those pieces
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Sceptre announces easy to assemble new home theater furniture

Aug 17th, 2010 | By technologynews

Sceptre has been peddling some nice and inexpensive LCD TVs for a while now that come in a range of sizes. The sets can be purchased online and in retail stores like Target and more. One thing that many people who buy a new TV want and need is a place to set that TV
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Microsoft ‘Vail,’ ‘Aurora’ Server Builds Are Now in Preview

Aug 17th, 2010 | By technologynews

Microsoft has released preview builds of its Windows Home Server, codenamed Vail, and its Windows Small Business Server, codenamed Aurora. The new Vail build adds native support for Mac OS, and can be downloaded here. Other features include improved multi-PC backup and restore, simplified setup, media streaming outside a home or office, and a
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Nikon offers up sweet new Coolpix X1100pj digital camera

Aug 17th, 2010 | By technologynews

A while back Nikon unveiled a cool digital camera in its point-and-shoot Coolpix line that had a projector built in to share those photos and video on the camera with more people. The company has now unveiled a follow up to that original projector equipped camera called the Coolpix S1100pj. Compared to the predecessor, the
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Lian Li adds new PC-C50 HTPC chassis to line

Aug 17th, 2010 | By technologynews

They say once you go Lian Li you never go back. Well, OK so maybe they dont say that but all of the Lian Li cases I have used over the years were much better than most other cases on the market. The big downside to Lain Li gear is that the company knows it
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