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  • Early Apple Designs Revealed, Courtesy of Harmut Esslinger
    By on December 30, 2012 | Comments Off  Comments


    SternisheFan writes with an excerpt as carried by CNET of former Apple design chief Harmut Esslinger’s upcoming book, titled Design Forward: Creative Strategies for Sustainable Change. Writing of Steve Job’s integration of design as an essential element across the company as a whole, Esslinger says: “The company’s [then] CEO, Michael Scott, had created different business divisions for each product line, including accessories such as monitors and memory (more…)



  • Digestive problems early in life may increase risk for depression
    By on May 16, 2011 | Comments Off  Comments

    Depression and anxiety may result from short-term digestive irritation early in life, according to a study of laboratory rats by researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine. The findings suggest that some human psychological conditions may be the result, rather than the cause, of gastrointestinal disorders such as irritable bowel syndrome.

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  • For California, an Earthquake Early Warning System Is Up and Running
    By on February 24, 2011 | Comments Off  Comments

    autospa writes “In California’s Coachella Valley around Palm Springs, a state-of-the-art, first-in-the-world earthquake early warning system in now installed and operational. Twelve locations are now in place with 120 sites planned, all meant to detect an earthquake and give people a chance to get under a table, or in the case of a fire station, get the engines outside of the building.”

    Read more of this story at Slashdot.

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  • Qualcomm pushes mirasol back to early 2011
    By on October 4, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    Qualcomm at the Mobilize conference this week quietly said that its mirasol display technology wouldn’t be ready this year. Originally promised for 2010, the unique technology now won’t ship until early 2011.

    Mirasol works based on the same principles as the color of a butterfly’s wings, which use interference with refracted light to generate certain colors while blocking others. The technique promises the extreme low power of an e-paper display (more…)

  • Clark and Olver facing early test
    By on April 13, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    Anthony Clark and Heather Olver face a a tricky start at the European Badminton Championships, as governing body targets medals.

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  • Ubuntu 10.04 Alpha 2 vs. Early Fedora 13 Benchmarks
    By on January 15, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    Given that early benchmarks of the Lucid Lynx were less than encouraging, Phoronix decided to take the latest alpha out for a spin and has set it side-by-side with an early look at Fedora 13. “Overall, there are both positive and negative performance changes for Ubuntu 10.04 LTS Alpha 2 in relation to Ubuntu 9.10. Most of the negative regressions are attributed to the EXT4 file-system losing some of its performance charm. With using a pre-alpha snapshot (more…)

  • Fitton makes early Lakeside exit
    By on January 4, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    Seeds Darryl Fitton, Dave Prins, Martin Atkins and Mark Barilli are all beaten but Scott Waites eases through the first round of the BDO World Darts.

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  • Modern Warfare 2 Released Early in North Eastern U.S. GameSt
    By on November 9, 2009 | Comments Off  Comments

    Some lucky players are now playing Modern Warfare 2 early this weekend as GameStops in Northeastern states have been granted special dispensation from Activision to release them early due to street-breaking mom-and-pop stores.

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  • Windows 8: More early clues start to emerge
    By on September 24, 2009 | Comments Off  Comments

    As soon as Microsoft releases the final bits of a new Windows release to manufacturing — and often before — many users’ thoughts turn to what’s next.

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