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Explainer: the science of fireworks

While large firework displays have become even more more popular over the past ten years or so, most of the chemistry behind these exuberant displays has been known for centuries. Marrying this with modern digital technology ...

dateJan 02, 2014 in Hardware
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Bluetooth group ushers in updated Bluetooth 4.1

(Phys.org) —The Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG), the regulatory body responsible for the standard, announced on Wednesday its release of an updated version of the specification, Bluetooth 4.1. This is the first new ...

dateDec 06, 2013 in Hardware weblog
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Review: Intel's Haswell chip strong on PC gaming

PC gaming has been a withering entity lately. Consoles rule, and game makers primarily target Sony's PlayStation and Microsoft's Xbox as the game systems of choice. That hasn't stopped PC gaming specialists from trying their ...

dateNov 18, 2013 in Hardware
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SD Association adds faster UHS Speed Class

(Phys.org) —The SD Association this week announced a new high-performance option and symbol in support of 4K2K television and video products. A new Ultra High Speed (UHS) Speed Class 3 (U3) symbol will indicate products ...

dateNov 09, 2013 in Hardware report
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LLNL, Intel, Cray produce big data machine

(Phys.org) —Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory in partnership with Intel and Cray, today announced a unique high-performance computing (HPC) cluster that will serve research scientists at all three institutions and ...

dateNov 05, 2013 in Hardware
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