Deals of the Day (4-23-2014)

Deals of the Day (4-23-2014)

Asus may be preparing to launch a new version of the Transformer Book T100 with a slightly faster processor. But the 2013 model is still a great bargain for folks looking for a Windows tablet with long battery life and the ability to serve as a notebook thanks to the included keyboard dock.

The Asus Transformer Book T100 typically sells for around $400 or less. But today’s daily deals roundup…

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Japan Display unveils 10 inch, 3840 x 2160 pixel tablet dispay

Japan Display unveils 10 inch, 3840 x 2160 pixel tablet dispay

Tired of tablets with plain old 1080p or lower resolution displays? There are a handful of options with higher pixel counts, including the Apple iPad‘s 9.7 inch, 2048 x 1536 pixel screen and the Google Nexus 10‘s 10.1 inch, 2560 x 1600 pixel display.

But soon we could see 10 inch tablets with 3840 x 2160 pixel screens, courtesy of Japan Display.

japan display 4k2k

The company’s new display packs 438 pixels per…

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Gigabyte unveils BRIX mini-PC with NVIDIA graphics

Gigabyte unveils BRIX mini-PC with NVIDIA graphics

Gigabyte is adding a new tiny desktop PC to its BRIX line of mini-computers. The company already offers several models with Intel or AMD processors. Now Gigabyte is preparing to launch a new model with an Intel Core i5 Haswell CPU and NVIDiA GeForce graphics.

gigabyte brix with geforce

The folks at TechReport spotted the new Gigabyte BRIX desktoprecently, and report it features a 2.8 GHz Intel Core i5-4200H processor and…

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Head of Russia’s largest social network VKontakte leaves his post

Head of Russia’s largest social network VKontakte leaves his post

Founder of VKontakte Social Network Pavel Durov (Photo from vk.com/durov)

Founder of VKontakte Social Network Pavel Durov (Photo from vk.com/durov)

Russian social network giant VKontakte has confirmed the resignation of its founder, Pavel Durov. After publicly stating that he was quitting and then changing his mind, Durov has now accused the firm of not notifying him personally of the final decision.

The company said that Durov’s resignation was granted in
accordance…

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​Unionists rally as Scottish independence mood gains ground

​Unionists rally as Scottish independence mood gains ground

Pro-independence supporters as they gather for a rally in Edinburgh (AFP Photo / Andy Buchanan)

Pro-independence supporters as they gather for a rally in Edinburgh (AFP Photo / Andy Buchanan)

Opponents of Scottish independence speak of pensions being lost in the potential separation from the UK. It comes after a recent poll showed that the gap between Yes and No votes is narrowing, with unionists losing ground.

The landmark ICM survey revealed Sunday a decline of the No vote
from 46 per…

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How to steal a cave painting: Thieves damage 5,000-yo rock in Spain

How to steal a cave painting: Thieves damage 5,000-yo rock in Spain

A damaged rock painting in Los Escolares Cave (image by @puertanatura)

A damaged rock painting in Los Escolares Cave (image by @puertanatura)

A 5,000 year old rock painting in the cave defined as World Heritage Site by UNESCO in southern Spanish Andalusia, has been “irreparably” damaged by thieves who tried to steal an artwork by cutting it out of a rock.

The painting located in Los Escolares Cave in Jaen province is
now “irreparable,”said local mayor Juan…

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Pacific naval powers sign pact aimed at preventing conflicts

Pacific naval powers sign pact aimed at preventing conflicts

US guided missile cruiser (R) leads Japanese destroyers during the 'Keen Sword', a US-Japan military exercise at the Pacific Ocean  (AFP Photo / Toshifumi Kitamura)

US guided missile cruiser (R) leads Japanese destroyers during the ‘Keen Sword’, a US-Japan military exercise at the Pacific Ocean (AFP Photo / Toshifumi Kitamura)

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Accident, Arms, Asia, China, Conflict, Japan, Military, Navy, Politics, Robert Bridge, Security, USA

As US military action increases in the western Pacific,…

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