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Dec

Microsoft launches Student Advantage program, brings free Office access to 35,000 schools around the world


Microsoft’s never been shy about showing students some love, from its reduced-fee Office University program to multiple Surface offers. Let’s add another example to that list: The company’s Student Advantage program is now up and running, offering…

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Dec

Volvo to conduct large-scale autonomous car tests by 2017


Volvo has been one of the stronger proponents of self-driving cars, and it’s proving that today by detailing its plans for a large-scale autonomous vehicle project in its native Sweden. The Drive Me initiative will put 100 robot cars on Gothenburg…

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Dec

Samsung Chromebook 20% OFF for next few hours


Looking to pick up a Samsung Chromebook but don’t wanna spend too much money? Hurry up and swing by Amazon where the retailer is offering the 11.6-inch model for only $199.99, a savings of around $50 off the normal cost. Indeed, the $199 sticker price is well worth it; we’re big fans…

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Dec

Badland makes its way to Android after success on iOS


The extremely popular action adventure platform Badlands by Frogmind has finally been released from its iOS prison and is now available on Android. Badland is a free-to-play style side scrolling puzzle that is dead simple to play, visually stunning and highly additive. It offers 80…

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Dec

Cyber Monday: 30% off entire store at Griffin Technology


There is no shortage of Cyber Monday deals and offerings floating around the web today. We have been watching many of the primary ones to help let you guys know where the savings are at. Another one just landed in our inbox from Griffin Technologies. Griffin is an accessory manufacturer that has…

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Dec

Like Clockwork: Angry Birds Seasons 2013 Christmas Update Out


Year after year Rovio adds to their portfolio of games and continues to find the time to make updates to some of the ones that helped start it all. Rovio has released their annual Christmas update for Angry Birds Seasons that brings in 25 more pig smashing frozen holiday levels, plus 4 bonus…

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Dec

iOS Proves Much More Popular Than Android for Black Friday Shopping


Though Apple’s iOS market share numbers have fallen behind Android in the past year, the platform still leads for Black Friday shopping.
According to research from IBM Benchmark, iOS users spent an average of $127.92 per order on Black Friday, versus an average of $105.20 per order for…

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Dec

Apple Offers Free No-Minimum Shipping Through December 22, Posts Holiday Shipping Deadlines


Apple has posted a guide on holiday shipping deadlines on its website notifying shoppers when to place orders for Macs, iPads, iPhones, iPods, and accessories for delivery by December 24, 2013.
In the United States, Apple’s earliest deadlines are for the Retina iPad mini and the iPad…

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Dec

Red HTC One Max shows up in a promotional poster


HTC One Max was released recently by HTC as their new flagship device, and also as a competitor of the Samsung Galaxy Note 3. To be honest, both devices are great and if you end up with either of them, I am sure you wouldn’t be disappointed. Although having a choice in color is a… …

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Dec

Peripheral Vision 013: Robert Howe on why simplicity is the key to building a better robot hand


Even in the world of robotic limbs, sometimes simpler is better. “Ten years ago, we kept building these anthropomorphic hands again and again, and yet we never made them function correctly,” Robert Howe explains. The professor of engineering and a…

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