Upcoming FCC Decision Expected To Kill Net Neutrality

April 23, 2014


The FCC has confirmed that it will hold a May 15 vote on a new set of policies governing net neutrality and ISP behavior — but according to the Wall Street Journal, the commission’s proposed regulation will effectively kill the idea of a level playing field. The Wall Street Journal reports that the proposed rules would prevent ISPs from blocking…

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Google Maps Takes You Back In Time With Street View Historical Imagery Collection

April 23, 2014


Google Maps has been around for a good long while now, and the search (er, maps) giant is still updating its images of the whole world in order to keep those Street View shots as current as possible. Now, with a catalog of aging photos, Google has opted to make something cool out them instead of just dumping them into the abyss of history….

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Two and a Half Geeks 4/23/14: AMD Radeon R9 295X2, GeForce GTX 780 Ti Round-Up, Das Keyboard 4, Gigabyte BRIX Pro and More

April 23, 2014


In this latest episode of HotHardware’s Two and a Half Geeks, Andrew, Dave and Marco (Iyaz is on vacation!) talk about the insanely powerful AMD Radeon R9 295X2 graphics card, the Lenovo ThinkPad 8 tablet, our GeForce GTX 780 Ti Round-Up featuring cards from MSI, Gigabyte, and EVGA, the slick new Das Keyboard 4 Professional, the Gigabyte…

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BOXX Rips Apple’s "Elegant" Mac Pro and It’s Hilarious

April 23, 2014


Microsoft could take a few lessons from BOXX in how to poke fun at the competition in a tactful yet hilarious manner. BOXX, which builds high-end workstations and rendering systems for a variety of applications — film and television, visual effects, game development, simulation, government and defense, and the list goes on — decided to compare…

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Lowest Prices on Dell UP3214Q 32" UltraHD Monitor, Logitech G602 Wirless Gaming Mouse and More

April 23, 2014


Welcome back to the latest installment of HOT deals, direct from our friends at LogicBuy. We’ve got some cool stuff in store for you today, including huge discounts on the 32-inch Dell UP3214Q UltraSharp 3840×2160 4K IPS display, an HP USB 3.0 3005pr Port Replicator, Lenovo’s IdeaPad Flex 14 Convertible Touch Ultrabook, the Logitech…

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‘Flippypad’ Project Ara Controller Concept Turns Modular Smartphone Into A Gaming Device

April 23, 2014


Even though Google’s Project Ara modular smartphone isn’t a Real Thing just yet (but allegedly will be come January), creative minds are already cooking up intriguing modules and add-ons for the smartphone. One from Samuel Herb, “The Aether Technician”, is a device that attaches to the Ara phone and turns it into a…

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Dell Latitude Rugged Extreme Laptop Hits The Battlefield, Fire And Police Front Lines

April 23, 2014


Dell is touting its Latitude Rugged Extreme laptops that boast shock, water, and dust-resistant capabilities that go beyond industry standards; Dell notes that as these lappies are being used in environments such as the battlefield and in police and fire department work, there’s no room for failure. These notebooks are built to be virtually…

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Trio Of Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 Models Coming In 7, 8, And 10.1-Inch Sizes

April 23, 2014


It seems like the number of Samsung Galaxy Tab models in the company’s lineup is already quite large, but three more are landing as of May 1st. There will be 7-, 8-, and 10.1-inch models of the Samsung Galaxy Tab 4, and you can preorder them starting tomorrow. Available in black or white, all three of the Tab 4 tablets will be available…

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2K Games Taking Civilization And Borderlands Series To Valve Steamworks

April 23, 2014


Gamespy’s multiplayer servers are getting unplugged and going dark on May 31, and as the deadline approaches, game publishers are scrambling to find new homes. For 2K, the solution is simple — send its more popular games over to Steamworks. That includes the first Borderlands titles and several Civilization games, which are all headed to…

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WhatsApp Expands User Base To Half Billion, So Facebook Paid $38 Per User?

April 23, 2014


Facebook isn’t afraid to make a splash, hence the decision back in February of this year to scoop up WhatsApp for $19 billion in cash and stock options. It remains Facebook’s largest transaction to date, though it could prove a brilliant move in the long run, especially as WhatsApp keeps attracting more users. As of right now, WhatsApp is…

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