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IQ level tied to choice of internet browser

In a study that is likely to incite controversy, AptiQuant, a Vancouver, British Columbia based Psychometric Consulting company has released a report that it says shows users of Microsoft Internet Explorer ...

Aug 01, 2011 weblog
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Will Google resurrect the smartbook?

(PhysOrg.com) -- The idea of a smartbook has been tantalizing, but first generation attempts have fallen prey to their own immaturity. Now, though, there is a chance that Google could resurrect the smartbook ...

Nov 03, 2010 weblog
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PC BIOS soon to be replaced by UEFI

(PhysOrg.com) -- The 25 year old PC BIOS will soon be replaced by UEFI (unified extensible firmware interface) that will enable PC's to boot up in a matter of seconds. In 2011 we will start seeing UEFI dominate ...

Oct 02, 2010 weblog
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Google Releases DIY Android App Inventor (w/ Video)

(PhysOrg.com) -- Google has announced a new software development program that lets anyone develop an application for Android devices; it’s called the App Inventor for Android. Google says the software is ...

Jul 12, 2010 weblog
4.7 / 5 (13) 12 | with audio podcast

Firefox 4 Beta 1: Overview of Changes and Performance

(PhysOrg.com) -- In the latest version of Firefox's free, open-source Web browser, you will notice some visual changes like tabs on top similar to Google Chrome and single button menu similar to Office 2007. ...

Jul 08, 2010 weblog
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Google Planning Android 3.0 and Music Service for Q4

(PhysOrg.com) -- Google Android 3.0 aka Gingerbread, will appear around mid-October with the first headsets shipping in November/December time frame, according to Mobile-review.com's Eldar Murtazin. This information ...

Jul 05, 2010 weblog
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