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American Technology News for 4 Feb 2014

Evernote has updated its search functionality, adding fuzzy logic to how notes are discovered so that users can hunt down their content using conversational phrases. Evernote Descriptive Search,... initially only …
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It’s painfully cold outside, and the only thing to brighten our frostbitten surroundings is our phone. It contains the mental escape we want to dull our senses for the chill in the air. However,... having your hands out in weather that could damage your appendages is not exactly good for your health. There are a
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Air Force Is Sending Brand NewThe C-27J Spartan is a hell of a plane. Famous for its ability to take off from unfinished runways, it's a staple used by militaries around the world, including the United States. At least it was... until recently. The Air Force is sending its latest batch of beautiful, brand new C-27Js straight to the boneyard in Arizona's desert.
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Whining About Instant VideoIsn't it a total drag how you can't stream Amazon Prime videos on Android? And don't you wish you could get a discount on Prime if you're not actually watching any of that video? Well, Eric Neuman... actually got one. And all he had to do was ask.
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Start Carbonating For UnderWhatever you think about the situation surrounding Sodastream, carbonating your own beverages is awesome, saves you money, and the result is generally healthier than name brand soda. Today you can... pick up the Hamilton Beach Fizzini for just $19, which is cheap enough to impulse purchase just for curiosity's sake. The Fizzini is definitely more compact and portable than the Sodastream, and includes a starter pack of 10 CO2 cartridges. [Amazon]
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Google is one of a few companies that loves being involved in all kinds of different projects, one of which is Doodle 4 Google. In 2013, through the initiative, the Mountain View-based company... challenged kids to shoot for the stars and describe their...
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This week the app known as AllCast has gone (once again) fully live, ready for the Chromecast world first and foremost now that the Google team behind development for the …
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Why Hubble Has a TelescopeJust about everyone has heard of the Hubble Space Telescope. A space-based observatory on "the highest mountain" the world can provide; it is the technology behind many of today's great discoveries in... space. Started in 1977 and launched into orbit in 1990, it has aided in humans determining the expansion rate of the universe, as well as helping us make numerous other discoveries, both big and small.
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In an effort to bring Maps for iOS up to par with its Android equivalent, Google has released an update that makes the app on Apple's platform smarter in real-time. Now, when you're using Navigation... mode within the iOS application, Google Maps can ...
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Microsoft's "Super" Ad

TechPinions - 4 Feb 2014 17:58
Making fun of Microsoft Ads is like hunting dairy cows with a high-powered rifle and scope Microsoft and Apple have been competing against one another in computing for some thirty odd years. Both... companies have evolved over the years but, in ...
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Tamrac Apache Photo Messenger Bags

Photography Blog - 4 Feb 2014 10:00
Tamrac Apache Photo MessengerDesigned to be discreet, comfortable and lightweight; Tamrac’s new Apache series includes three rugged messenger bags offering superior organisation and equipment protection.
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Fujifilm X-T1 Review

Photography Blog - 4 Feb 2014 12:15
Fujifilm X-T1 ReviewThe Fujifilm X-T1 is a brand new compact system camera that looks, feels and performs very much like a classic DSLR that''s been shrunk in the wash. Is this the best X-series camera that Fujifilm have... released, and can it compete with the likes of the Sony A7/A7R and Olympus OM-D E-M1, not to mention DSLRs from Canon and Nikon? Read our in-depth Fujifilm X-T1 review to find out... Read the review »     
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Samsung has announced Unpacked 5 - Episode 1 for later this month, possibly hinting at the GALAXY S 5 with its exponential slyness. The Korean company is slight on details, …
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Time Inc. layoffs

The Loop - 4 Feb 2014 19:39
I hate seeing people lose their jobs. Last week several Macworld staffers lost their jobs in layoffs and now Time Inc. I've been through this and it's not easy.∞ Read this on The Loop
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Samsung Galaxy Note Pro 12.2Samsung has officially announced that the Wi-Fi enabled Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 and Tab Pro 10.1 and 8.4 will finally be made available in the U.S. from this February 13 onward. Pre-orders have already... kicked off at midnight today (Eastern Time), February 4 from the likes of Samsung.com, Best Buy, Walmart, Amazon, Tiger Direct, PC Richard and Sons, Fry's, and Newegg. Of course, you can place your pre-order today, but the Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 12.2 will only arrive this coming March. Verizon Wireless would be the first mobile carrier to offer the Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 with 4G LTE connectivity sometime later this quarter as we shared earlier. (more…) Follow: Tablets, galaxy note pro, Samsung, Samsung Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 Available In The U.S. This February 13 original content from Ubergizmo....
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These alien landscapes areA nebula in space? The surface of a faraway planet? A fantastic sci-fi illustration? Or just microscopic goo? It's just ice, like the rest of these fantastic photos by Michael Wagner:
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Halo 2 Anniversary rumors run rampant

Slash Gear - 4 Feb 2014 16:00
Halo is undoubtedly one of the most successful franchises in the gaming world. Halo has been an Xbox exclusive. The game has been offered on the PC, but it has …
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What Do You Think of the SochiSochi hasn't been displaying the best of marketing strategies to date , with the world now fully aware that it still isn't ready for the impending Olympics . Can its logo can help right some of its... wrongs?
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Samsung Announces UK Pricing for NX30

Photography Blog - 4 Feb 2014 11:00
Samsung Announces UK PricingSamsung UK has announced the manufacturer’s suggested retail price of the Samsung NX30 compact system camera.
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Carved Wooden Bow Ties - $49

The Gadget Flow - 4 Feb 2014 08:00
Carved Wooden Bow Ties - $49Carved Wooden Bow Ties are truly unique, stay classy with one of the designer range by Sanderson Design. With 3 designs available in 5 different timbers you are sure to stand out from the crowd... whether it is at a...
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Chalk Wall Decals - $20

The Gadget Flow - 4 Feb 2014 08:00
Chalk Wall Decals - $20These are easy-to-apply Chalk Wall Decals from StickerYou that help you create an instant blackboard or message board on walls, doors or any flat surface in the home, office or at school. It comes in... two shapes, one of which...
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Salespeople at the Apple store can bombard you with technical jargon and gadget buzzwords. That's why they call them geniuses, right? Well, that know-it-all sales dude may have not been an Apple... associate at all. Comedian Tyler Fischer, in collaboration with Prank Riot, took to four Apple stores in the New York City area and posed as an Apple employee. For the prank, Fischer makes ridiculous and fake claims about the products, scans customer's retinas for a credit check and even suggests that people just go buy an Android instead See also: Devil Baby Will Haunt New Yorkers' Dreams It may be hard to believe the unknowing customers went along with it, however, Fischer says, "Not a single customer questioned if I wasn't an employee. They all went with everything I said."
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Hasselblad has had a couple announcements already this year, including the upcoming 50-megapixel full-frame CMOS digital camera. The latest one rolled out today, with the company both debuting and... launching …
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Think full-frame DSLRs are tooHasselblad announced a new full-frame DSLR in its collection of luxury cameras, the 24.3-megapixel HV. Although the HV is a repackaged Sony A99, the exterior is an entirely new design. The post Think... full-frame DSLRs are too expensive? Check out Hasselblad’s $11,500 HV camera appeared first on Digital Trends.
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RYNO Cycle Could Make Unicycles Cool Again

Ubergizmo - 4 Feb 2014 19:06
Do you remember some of the weirder names when it comes to far older modes of two-wheeled transportation such as the penny farthing? Well, the unicycle has not exactly been the most popular mode to... get around in the past, where it more or less remained within the domain of the circus, but here we are with the RYNO Cycle which could very well change one's perception on this transportation option. (more…) Follow: Transportation, bicycle, RYNO Cycle Could Make Unicycles Cool Again original content from Ubergizmo.     
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