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AMD talks new R7 GPUs, Nikon D610 unveiled, Gold HTC One launched, new $100 bill and more

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AMD talks new R7 GPUs, Nikon D610 unveiled, Gold HTC One launched, new $100 bill and more

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AMD talks new R7 GPUs, Nikon D610 unveiled, Gold HTC One launched, new $100 bill and more

AMD has unveiled pricing and specifications for three new R7 video cards . The new video cards are all reasonably priced with the most expensive be under $140.

Nikon unveiled a new DSLR camera today called the D610 that's packed with interesting features. The camera has a 24.3-megapixel CMOS sensor and retails for slightly less than $2600 with the lens.

Rumors are circulating about the next generation iPhone being called the iPhone 6 . Rumors claim that the iPhone 6 will use a 4.8-inch display.

HTC launched a very limited edition smartphone in the UK called the Gold HTC One . HTC covered the outside of the normal HTC One with 18 karat gold and the device is said to be worth $4420.

The US government put a new one hundred dollar bill into circulation with new security features. The new bill has a 3-D security ribbon and a bell in the Inkwell. These new security features are supposed to help prevent counterfeiting.

Airbus has announced a deal has been finalized with Japan Airlines worth $9.5 billion. The deal will see Airbus providing Japan Airlines with 31 A350 Jets.

The nobel-prize-goes">Nobel Prize for 2013 in physics has been granted to Francois Englert and Peter Higgs. The pair received the Nobel Prize for research into particle physics and the so-called god particle.


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Greensboro Teens Arrested In Craigslist Robberies

Source: CBS Charlotte

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Police in Greensboro have arrested four 17-year-olds in connection with three robberies from people trying to sell items through Craigslist. A statement from police says the four are facing multiple charges, including larceny from the person and conspiracy to commit a felony. The four are from High Point. The statement says the robberies occurred between July 2 and July 10. In one instance, police say the teens stole an iPhone listed for sale by a Greensboro resid ...
Source: CBS Charlotte   Full article at: CBS Charlotte 4 hours ago, 6:33pm CDT


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Now You Can Make An Emoji Out Of YOUR Face

Source: 7x7 Magazine

Tired of the smiley-face emjoi? Or the ho-hum sadface one? Or, ugh, the poop one? (Speaking of, please stop sending me the poop emoji, friends. I am delicate toward displays of crude bodily functions.) Then check out ImojiApp. Created by San Francisco-based developer Tom Smith, it turns any face (or image) into a sticker.  Either import an image into the app, do some light cropping and erasing, and you’ll have your own emoji that can be messag ...
Source: 7x7 Magazine   Full article at: 7x7 Magazine 6 hours ago, 5:00pm CDT

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Portland creative agency teams with killer site on killer app

Source: Business Journal of Portland

Online news magazine The Daily Beast dropped a new iPhone app today, and Portland creative agency Instrument helped make it happen. The Daily Beast has a monthly audience of more than 17 million and the majority of those readers are visiting through their mobile devices. With this shift in devices, the media company and Instrument built the app to cater to mobile reading habits. The interface for the app follows The Daily Beast’s philosophy: “Read this. Skip that.” Stories are served with… ...
Source: Business Journal of Portland   Full article at: Business Journal of Portland 7 hours ago, 3:28pm CDT

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The Growing Market for Getting Paid to Wait in Line

Source: The Atlantic

Those visiting New York for the first time wouldn’t be completely incorrect if they figured that at its core, the city is just one long line. When I spent a summer there a couple years ago, I waited outside Lincoln Center to see some of Christian Marclay’s mesmerizing video The Clock. I tried to minimize my wait by scheduling my queueing for the off-peak time of 3 a.m., and even then, I stood by for two or t ...
Source: The Atlantic   Full article at: The Atlantic 9 hours ago, 1:50pm CDT

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Guitar World's Paul Riario Demos Ninebuzz Modal Buddy App for Guitarists — Video

Source: Guitar World

In this new video, Guitar World's Paul Riario demos the new Ninebuzz Modal Buddy app for iPhone and iPod Touch. The app teaches you the modes by letting you jamming along to several backing tracks. Check it out and download it in the itunes app store! The app is available here. For more about Ninebuzz, visit ninebuzz.c ...
Source: Guitar World   Full article at: Guitar World 10 hours ago, 12:52pm CDT

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'Lucy': Hot Buttered Popcorn, With Plenty Of Nuts

Source: WYPR

What would you do if you could access 100 percent of your brain's potential processing power? Reverse climate change? Pick up new languages while you sleep? Pay your rent on time? Invent an iPhone capable of making and receiving telephone calls?More important: Would you savor the salty, crunchy, hot-buttered freshness of writer-director-mogul Luc Besson's wiggedy-wack but truly, madly deeply watchable thriller Lucy — a Ritalin-spiked pixy stick of ...
Source: WYPR   Full article at: WYPR 13 hours ago, 10:06am CDT

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Review: Scosche RHYTHM+ Armband Heart Rate Monitor

Source: AppleTell

A heart rate monitor can help you determine whether you’re pushing yourself hard enough while working out. But are all heart rate monitors the same? Not exactly. The Scosche RHYTHM+ breaks from the usual chest strap and instead wants to hang out on your forearm. The RHYTHM+ measures your heart rate without hugging you to death by optically measuring blood flow. Sounds pretty cool, right? The Scosche RHYTHM+ armband is everything you’d expect an armband to be. It’s IP6 ...
Source: AppleTell   Full article at: AppleTell 13 hours ago, 10:02am CDT

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I Got Drunk And Tried Muji's New Relaxation App. I Would Not Recommend It

Source: Fact or Design

There's a reason it's called Muji to Sleep, not Muji To Drunk.Muji--the wonderfully minimalistic Japanese design company with its oh-so-charming products--has released a new app. Called Muji to Sleep, it's an ambient sound app for iPhone that features six different soundscapes (waves, birds, fire, stream, waterfall, and forest), each tailored to help you gently nod off into sl ...
Source: Fact or Design   Full article at: Fact or Design 16 hours ago, 7:00am CDT

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Domino's Pizza Killer Who Stabbed Driver on Final Shift was 'Murderer Waiting to Happen'

Source: IBTimes World

Kasim Ahmed regularly carried knife which he used to slay Thavisha Lakindu Peiris ...
Source: IBTimes World   Full article at: IBTimes World 16 hours ago, 6:29am CDT

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Prince William's Close Friend Guy Pelly Found Guilty Of Drink Driving

Source: The Huffington Post: UK Edition

A close friend of the Duke of Cambridge was today found guilty of drink driving in his £90,000 sports car after visiting one of his exclusive London nightclubs. Guy Pelly was pulled over while at the wheel of his Audi R8 GT V10 Coupe in London's Knightsbridge, in the early hours during May last year. The 32-year-old initially refused to give a roadside breath test before being taken to Belgravia police station to be tested on an intoximeter machine. Guy Pelly arrives at ...
Source: The Huffington Post: UK Edition   Full article at: The Huffington Post: UK Edition 17 hours ago, 5:11am CDT

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