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It can happen to anyone: Obama's credit card declined

Apparently, even the president of the United States can have trouble with his credit card.

Fri 17 Oct 14 from Phys.org

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MasterCard, Zwipe announce fingerprint-sensor card

On Friday, MasterCard and Oslo, Norway-based Zwipe announced the launch of a contactless payment card featuring an integrated fingerprint sensor. Say goodbye to PINs. This card, they said, is ...

Sat 18 Oct 14 from Phys.org

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Samsung launches new, Intel-based Chromebook 2

If you're keyed up on Google's rapidly growing Chrome OS platform, then you'll likely be aware of Samsung's Chromebook 2 range, announced back in March. The company has today revealed a new, ...

Fri 17 Oct 14 from Gizmag

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PSA: You Won't Be Able To Upgrade The New Mac Mini's RAM Yourself

 If you’ve ever owned a Mac Mini, there’s something you should probably know about the recently-announced latest generation: the RAM? It’s soldered to the board now. In ...

9 hours ago from TechCrunch

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iFixit rips apart Apple's new 5K iMac in latest teardown

The key feature of Apple’s new iMac is in the name: the 5K Retina display. Despite the fact that Apple’s latest went on sale just days ago, the repair specialists at iFixit couldn’t ...

Sat 18 Oct 14 from Techspot

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A big night but no surprises? Apple unveils world's thinnest tablet and highest-resolution PC

In what's likely to be the tech giant's company's last major launch event this year, last night Apple revealed two new iPads and a high-resolution screen iMac desktop computer. Some details ...

Fri 17 Oct 14 from The Independent

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This isn't a thumbdrive, it's a PC that weighs less than 2 ounces and works in any HDMI port

The plain-looking, white device you see up there isn’t a promotional flash drive Intel was giving out to conference attendees. It’s actually a Bay Trail Atom PC that tips the scales ...

Fri 17 Oct 14 from Geek.com

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Titan City: a hand-built Minecraft metropolis that took two years and 4.5 billion blocks

Okay, you've probably seen enough 'amazing Minecraft creations' to last a lifetime, but sometimes the sheer dedication of these projects in unavoidable.

Fri 17 Oct 14 from The Independent

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Apple finally updates the Mac Mini, lowers the price to $499

It wasn't too long ago that we were seeing Apple unveil its new set of iPhones, but now the Cupertino company is back for another round. Just now, at its routine iPad event, Apple has taken ...

Thu 16 Oct 14 from Engadget

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Blocks: A customisable, modular smartwatch

Creator of the modular smartphone Phonebloks is stepping into the wearable market with a customisable, modular smartwatch called Blocks.

5 hours ago from CNET

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