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Review: Cooler Master CM Storm Devastator Gaming Gear Combo
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Pros:  Unrivaled value for money; Backlit keyboard and mouse; Great tactile feedback on both devices; Dedicated DPI swithcing button (mouse); Solid tracking (mouse); Feature packed. Cons:  Poor choice of DPI presets (mouse); 2KRO only (keyboard); Keyboard lettering isn't easily visible without backlighting. Cooler Master CM Storm Devastator Gaming Gear ComboMRP: Rs 3,499MOP: Rs 2,750 The […]

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Ask Slashdot: What Online News Is Worth Paying For?
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schnell writes “The increasing prevalence of online news paywalls and ‘nag walls’ (e.g. you can only read so many articles per month) has forced me to divide those websites into two categories: those that offer content that is unique or good enough to pay for vs. those that don’t. Examples of the former for me […]

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Rumour: ‘Mega’ Sized iPhones Coming Your Way!
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Circa September 2011, Samsung Mobile introduced to the world a new form-factor, which certainly grabbed a lot of eye-balls both for the wrong and right reasons. A year later the ‘phoneblet’ as we knew it was a sales success; telling manufacturers that size does matter and people were receptive to the same design philosophy. Steve-Jobs […]

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Browser makers get past high-resolution image impasse
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Newer screens packed with pixels are great for detail, but only if software can take advantage of them. Originally posted at News – Internet & Media

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Review: ZOTAC ZBOX ID92 Mini PC
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Pros:  Haswell Core i5 is fast; UHD (4K) compatible; Feature packed; Excellent design and build quality; Power efficient; Upgradeable; Dual DisplayPort outputs. Cons:  Expensive; Intel Graphics is a letdown; No SSD; Lacks HDMI. Price: Rs 46,000 (Plus); Rs 36,000 (Non-Plus) I personally love the Mini-ITX form factor. It’s just the right size that strikes a […]

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Torvalds gives Nvidia software thumbs up, not middle finger
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In a surprise reversal, the graphics chip designer has released experimental software to help open-source programmers use its new new Tegra K1 mobile processor. Originally posted at News – Mobile

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Mozilla adopts plain-vanilla password sign-in for Firefox sync
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The open-source browser today uses a complicated method to let people sync bookmarks, tabs, and other settings. Now Mozilla is trying a more ordinary username-password approach. Originally posted at News – Internet & Media

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Windows 8.1 update may default to desktop on startup
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An expected update to Windows 8.1 could reportedly boot directly to the traditional Windows desktop, bypassing the tiled “Metro” start screen. Originally posted at News – Microsoft

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Facebook shares soar on solid 2013 financial results
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The company’s shares jump above $62 on Thursday as pent-up demand for the stock breaks loose after yesterday’s earnings report. Originally posted at News – Internet & Media

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