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  • Nanoresonators Create Ultra-High-Res Displays
    By on August 27, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments


    TuurlijkNiet writes with this excerpt from Linux for Devices: “Eat your heart out, ‘Retina display.’ A new technology unveiled yesterday will allow creating pixels eight times smaller than the ones on Apple’s iPhone 4, eliminate the need for polarizer layers, and allow screens to make much more efficient use of available light, say University of Michigan researchers. … The pixels in the nanoresonator displays are about ten times smaller than those (more…)



  • Fulham recruit Salcido from PSV
    By on August 27, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    Fulham complete the signing of Mexico international left-back Carlos Salcido from PSV Eindhoven.

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  • Making Ubuntu Look Like Windows 7
    By on August 26, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    DeviceGuru writes “Although it won’t help Linux run Windows-specific software applications, this easy hack produces an Ubuntu desktop that looks and feels a lot like Windows 7. It’s particularly suitable for reviving older PCs or laptops on which the main activities will be web-browsing, email, document writing, and streaming music and videos from from the web. The process installs a Windows 7-like GNOME theme on an otherwise standard Ubuntu 10.04 (more…)

  • Robson shocks Dokic in New York
    By on August 26, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    British teenager Laura Robson stuns former world number four Jelena Dokic with a 6-1 6-4 victory in the opening round of qualifying for the US Open.

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  • Accrington 2-3 Newcastle
    By on August 25, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    Newcastle book their place in the third round of the Carling Cup after seeing off the challenge of Accrington.

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  • Touchless Gesture User Interfaces
    By on August 25, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    An anonymous reader writes “Elliptic Labs is set to debut their Touchless Gesture User Interface technology which uses ultrasound to let the user navigate through a device’s commands simply with the motion of their hands. From the article: ‘Elliptic plans to showcase their “Mimesign” technology at IFA in Berlin from the 3rd to 8th of September 2010. Mimesign will bring intuitive ways for people to interact with devices. The possibilities (more…)

  • An In-Depth Preview of Final Fantasy XIV
    By on August 24, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    Square Enix tries again to have an online Final Fantasy MMORPG but unlike Final Fantaxy XI, things are more improved and a more positive outcome.

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  • ‘Leap Seconds’ May Be Eliminated From UTC
    By on August 24, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    angry tapir writes “Sparking a fresh round of debate over an ongoing issue in time-keeping circles, the International Telecommunications Union is considering eliminating leap seconds from the time scale used by most computer systems, Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). Since their introduction in 1971, leap seconds have proved problematic for at least a few software programs. The leap second added on to the end of 2008, for instance, caused Oracle cluster (more…)

  • Pulis unhappy with keeper Begovic
    By on August 24, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    Stoke boss Tony Pulis has criticises Asmir Begovic after the keeper refuses to play for the club in their Carling Cup second-round win over Shrewsbury.

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  • Roger Clemens to Be Indicted for Perjury in Doping Testimony
    By on August 24, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    Roger Clemens will be indicted on charges of making false statements to Congress about his use of performance-enhancing drugs, according to people briefed on the case.

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