Monthly Archives: May 2011

Sony promises global PSN restoration by week’s end, except in some parts of Asia

It looks like Sony’s long, PSN nightmare is finally coming to an end — almost. Today, the company announced that it will restore PlayStation Network and Qriocity services in the Americas, Europe and most of Asia by week’s end. The … Continue reading

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Acer TravelMate 8481 series laptop shown off with super thin bezel, or so you think

Remember the rumor about an upcoming Acer laptop housing a super thin LG Shuriken display? Well, here it is at Computex. Thanks to the crazy thin bezel, we noticed this TravelMate 8481 series laptop quietly chilling out in a corner … Continue reading

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How to Set Up Your New Apple iPad

With the holiday season starting in just a few weeks, there is already a big holiday buzz about the Apple iPad. The iPad is bound to be one of the most popular holiday gifts this season. Whether you are looking … Continue reading

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Sand Trap is a fun and difficult physics maze game

Sand Trap is one of those games that at first seem too hard to bother with, but when you try to stop playing it you discover you’re hooked. The goal is to get as much sand as you possibly can … Continue reading

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Banshee music player now works in Windows, supports Amazon MP3 downloads

A few moments ago, version 2 of the Banshee music player for Linux was released, bringing with it a whole slew of new features, and the addition of an official — but alpha-quality — Windows build. The Mac OS X … Continue reading

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Samsung’s new AMOLED production line should help ease smartphone display shortages

AMOLED displays may be in relatively short supply nowadays, but Samsung is doing its best to bridge the gap. Today, the company’s Mobile Display unit announced that its 5.5th-generation AMOLED production line is now open, some two months ahead of … Continue reading

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Intel’s Ivy Bridge coming Q1 2012, growing festive moss while you wait

If you were religiously awaiting the fruition of last month’s Intel leak, brace yourself: we’ve got another one. Although Intel’s updated roadmap hasn’t changed anything per se, it does offer a few specifics. Whereas the previous schedule only suggested we’d … Continue reading

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ASUS unveils the Padfone — a tablet/phone hybrid

  While the U.S. is in holiday mode today, the rest of the world isn’t taking the day off. And for manufacturer ASUS, today’s a big one, with the announcement of the Padfone at the Computex conferencfe. One part Android … Continue reading

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Bake Your Meals the Sino-Scandinavian Way [Cooking]

Everybody loves dim sum! The bamboo baskets they use can cook an entire meal, all the same time, without leeching the flavor like boiling does. The new MENU Steam Stacker recreates this traditional Chinese cooking method in your oven. More » … Continue reading

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Japan Gets the Best PS3 [PS3]

When big PS3 games are released, Sony often launches a limited edition PS3, either with a special design or in a unique color. Role-playing game Tales of Xillia is no different. More » Source: http://feeds.gawker.com/~r/gizmodo/full/~3/TlqSzsfGSb0/ Anna Faris Anna Friel Anna Kournikova … Continue reading

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