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SkypeKit allows developers to bring Skype to any device

By: Don Lynn | More News: Mobile Devices | Posted: Jun 24, 2010 12:11 am

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Skype's taking another step towards being available on any mobile device you can think of. Today the new SkypeKit makes its debut and becomes available for download. Skyptkit is a development tool for programmers that will allow them to make Skype functions like voice and video calling and instant messaging available on any Linux based internet connected device or desktop app.

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White iPhone 4 delayed due to manufacturing problems

By: Don Lynn | More News: Mobile Devices | Posted: Jun 23, 2010 10:23 pm

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On the day before the official iPhone 4 launch in Britain, France, Germany, Japan and the United States, Apple has said that the white version of the iPhone 4 would not be available for nearly another month due to what they are calling a "manufacturing glitch." Black iPhone 4 supplies are not said to be affected by this glitch.

 

According to an Apple spokesman, "White models of Apple's new iPhone 4 have proven more challenging to manufacture than expected, and as a result they will not be available until the second half of July. The availability of the more popular iPhone 4 black models is not affected."

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Panasonic RP-HC700 noise cancelling headphones launch

By: Shane McGlaun | More News: Audio, Sound & Speakers | Posted: Jun 23, 2010 7:06 pm

Panasonic has unveiled a new set of headphones that are designed to block outside sounds with active technology. These headphones are perfect for the frequent traveler. I wish they would block the sound of a spouse talking.

 

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The headphones are called the RP-HC700 and claim to block 92% of external sounds by creating sound waves that cancel out sounds. The headphones fold flat for storage and use a single AAA battery to power the active noise cancelling hardware.

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Ten One Design unveils the Particle case for iPad

By: Shane McGlaun | More News: Mobile Devices, Tablets & Phones | Posted: Jun 23, 2010 6:06 pm

When it comes to protecting my gadgets, I want a case that is slim and doesn't add bulk to the device. The last thing I want is a big and bulky case, but I do want protection from drops.

 

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Ten One Design has unveiled a new case for the iPad that is called the Particle. The Particle is a very low profile case that has rubber feet and fits around the sides of the iPad.

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Shuttle X350 Slim PC packs ION 2 GPU

By: Shane McGlaun | More News: Laptops | Posted: Jun 23, 2010 5:04 pm

Shuttle is all about compact computing and has one of the largest lines of SFF computers. Typically, these small machines are bare bones rigs that the user has to finish off. Shuttle also has machines that are ready to go.

 

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This week Shuttle showed off a new machine called the X350 Slim that is ready to work. It has a thin profile about 1.5-inches thick and can be mounted behind a TV or a PC monitor. Shuttle claims it is one-third the size of its previous slim computer.

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SuperTalent ShuttleCraft SSDs for enterprise storage debut

By: Shane McGlaun | More News: Storage | Posted: Jun 23, 2010 4:04 pm

SuperTalent has unveiled a new line of SSDs that strike a geek cord with me. The SSDs are called ShuttleCraft and are aimed at enterprise users. If you say enterprise and shuttle in the same sentence around here and Star Trek comes to mind.

 

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The new SSDs are SAS drives and will come in two families including the S series with SLC NAND flash and M series with MLC NAND flash. The SSDs all feature wear leveling, Bad Block management, ECC, and power failure management.

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HP offers Mini 100e Education Edition netbook for schools

By: Shane McGlaun | More News: Laptops | Posted: Jun 23, 2010 3:02 pm

HP has been in the netbook market for a while now and has machines aimed at different user groups. The company has announced a new netbook that is made to be a bit more rugged than the average machine and aimed it at schools.

 

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The new machine is called the HP Mini 100e Education Edition. The new machine has a 10.1-inch LED backlit LCD with WSVGA resolution. It uses an Intel Atom N455 CPU and the NV10 Express chipset. The machine has 1GB of RAM and a VGA webcam.

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Download of the Day: Beyond Compare 3.2.0 Beta

By: Steve Dougherty | More News: Software | Posted: Jun 23, 2010 10:24 am

Our Download of the Day today is Beyond Compare 3.2.0 Beta.

 

Beyond Compare 3 is the ideal tool for comparing files and folders on your Windows system. Visualize changes in your code and carefully reconcile them.

 

• Compare Files, Folders

Beyond Compare allows you to quickly and easily compare your files and folders. By using simple, powerful commands you can focus on the differences you're interested in and ignore those you're not. You can then merge the changes, synchronize your files, and generate reports for your records.

 

• Specialized Viewers

Beyond Compare includes built-in comparison viewers for a variety of data types. Compare .csv data or HTML tables in a Data Compare session, or images in a Picture Compare session.

 

• 3-way Merge

Beyond Compare's new merge view allows you to combine changes from two versions of a file into a single output. Its intelligent approach allows you to quickly accept most changes while carefully examining conflicts.

 

• Synchronize Folders

Beyond Compare's intuitive Folder Sync interface lets you reconcile differences in your data automatically.

 

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Deal of the Day: 2TB Seagate ST32000542AS Barracuda LP internal SATA Hard Drive for $89.97 after Rebate with FREE Shipping

By: Steve Dougherty | More News: Storage | Posted: Jun 23, 2010 9:56 am

Our Deal of the Day today is the Tiger Direct - 2TB Seagate ST32000542AS Barracuda LP internal SATA Hard Drive for $89.97 after Rebate with FREE Shipping!!.

 

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