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Windows 8 brings zero 'pop' to consumer PC sales

Windows 8 brings zero 'pop' to consumer PC sales | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Windows 8 has delivered no bump to flagging consumer PC sales in the U.S., a retail research analyst said.
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What backing up your home with Tesla’s battery might be like

What backing up your home with Tesla’s battery might be like | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Now we know a lot more about how much Tesla's home battery will cost -- and what it can do.
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Iconic VW Camper van to be revived as a battery-electric vehicle

Iconic VW Camper van to be revived as a battery-electric vehicle | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Speaking to Autocar, a Volkswagen board member revealed that the iconic Camper van is set for an electric revival.
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'Mission Accomplished' Was 12 Years Ago Today. What's Been The Cost Since Then?

'Mission Accomplished' Was 12 Years Ago Today. What's Been The Cost Since Then? | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
On May 1, 2003, President George W. Bush delivered a now-infamous speech aboard an aircraft carrier in which he declared that "major combat operations in Iraq have ended" and that "in the battle of Iraq, the United States and our allie...
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Boeing's Dreamliner Has a Bug That Can Make It Lose Power Mid-Air 

Boeing's Dreamliner Has a Bug That Can Make It Lose Power Mid-Air  | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Here’s yet another snag for the embattled Boeing 787 Dreamliner: The Federal Aviation Administration today warned of an alarming software glitch, in which the AC power can cut out and cause the pilot to lose control in the middle of a flight.
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Integer hell. Keep taking those math classes, boys and girls.

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Joe Namath Wouldn't Play Football If He Could Do It All Over Again

Joe Namath Wouldn't Play Football If He Could Do It All Over Again | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Another legend gives up on the game that made him famous. ...
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Tesla Energy is Elon Musk's battery system that can power homes, businesses, and the world

Tesla has finally taken the wraps off Tesla Energy, its ambitious battery system that can work for homes, businesses, and even utilities. The system breaks down into two separate products: the...
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Carriers Beware: Facebook Testing New 'Phone' App

Carriers Beware: Facebook Testing New 'Phone' App | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it

A native dialer application would appear to be Facebook’s first service that coordinates with a carrier’s all-important voice network.

 
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Hulu reportedly lands 'Seinfeld' streaming rights

Hulu reportedly lands 'Seinfeld' streaming rights | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
According to a report by Variety, tomorrow Hulu will announce that it has won the bidding war for streaming rights to the Seinfeld series. The deal is sa
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Turn your Apple Watch Sport into a Gold Edition, save over $11,000 - SlashGear

Turn your Apple Watch Sport into a Gold Edition, save over $11,000 - SlashGear | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Ok first day Apple Watch buyers, now that your coveted wrist device has arrived, how do you feel about it? Did you buy the stainless steel model and love it so
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Apple Watch 'not designed for the long haul,' says iFixit - CNET

Apple Watch 'not designed for the long haul,' says iFixit - CNET | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
The Apple Watch received a score of 5 out of 10 for repairability, due to the impossibility of removing just about any component inside.
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Front Runners in the Hunt for the Apple Watch Killer App

Front Runners in the Hunt for the Apple Watch Killer App | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Among the many early—and flawed—watch apps are some helpful examples of how we’ll use a wrist-top computer
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Waiting for the Apple Watch: A less than luxury experience - CNET

Waiting for the Apple Watch: A less than luxury experience - CNET | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
The Apple Watch rollout hasn't been the smoothest experience, with buyers facing long shipping delays and confusion about how to actually buy the device, which was released Friday.
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Nasty hack could render all nearby iOS devices useless

Nasty hack could render all nearby iOS devices useless | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Mobile security company Skycure revealed details about an iOS vulnerability that could allow an attacker to put all nearby iOS devices in an unusable state.
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VoIP Jeff Pulver fears FCC will stifle Internet innovation by using Title II to enforce net neutrality (Video) - The Business Journals

VoIP Jeff Pulver fears FCC will stifle Internet innovation by using Title II to enforce net neutrality (Video) - The Business Journals | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
VoIP pioneer Jeff Pulver joined other "tech elders" in Washington, D.C., to celebrate 20 years of Internet independence and to lobby Congress to override the FCC's decision to apply utility-style regulation to computer networks. VIDEO
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Happy 10th Birthday YouTube: Google's Video Platform Enters The Double-Digits

Happy 10th Birthday YouTube: Google's Video Platform Enters The Double-Digits | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
In ten years time, the site has grown to include more than one billion users and over a million channels.
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The $350 Apple Watch reportedly costs only $84 to manufacture

The $350 Apple Watch reportedly costs only $84 to manufacture | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
But Apple CEO Tim Cook disputes that these cost breakdowns are accurate.
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White House to announce it's buying 50,000 police body cams

White House to announce it's buying 50,000 police body cams | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
According to The Hill, President Obama is reportedly set to announce a nationwide body camera program on Monday. This pilot project will purchase 50,000
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Apple and Samsung Are Friendly Again, and the Competition Should Be Terrified

Apple and Samsung Are Friendly Again, and the Competition Should Be Terrified | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
As the relationship thaws, winter may be coming for SanDisk, TSMC, and other chipmakers
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American Airlines Planes Grounded Because of Pilot iPad Crashes

American Airlines Planes Grounded Because of Pilot iPad Crashes | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
American Airlines has been using iPads in place of paper reference books for several years—but last night, a weakness showed. “Several dozen” of the airline’s planes were grounded as pilots’ iPads crashed.
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LG's new G4 is a powerhouse phone wrapped in leather

LG's new flagship smartphone, the G4, is official. If you've been following this space, none of that should come as a surprise: virtually everything about the phone has either leaked or has already...
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Why the Apple Watch Launch Is One for the History Books - ForbesLife

Why the Apple Watch Launch Is One for the History Books - ForbesLife | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Apple will instantly become the major player in the smartwatch market at 12:00:01 AM on April 24. Basically the second the Watch is officially available. While Apple is no stranger to coming into a product category and quickly displacing the top dog, what will take place with the Apple Watch is [...]
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The Best Apple Watch Apps: Starter Pack - SlashGear

The Best Apple Watch Apps: Starter Pack - SlashGear | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
The first day you own an Apple Watch is a strange one, to be sure. You're not really sure if you want to stick with the software you get on the device right out
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Comcast Calls Off Time Warner Cable Merger

Comcast Calls Off Time Warner Cable Merger | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Comcast has scrapped plans to merge with Time Warner Cable in a $45.2 billion deal that would have combined the country’s two largest cable and broadband providers, the companies said Friday.

The move comes two days after the Federal Communi...
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