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  • Apple's iPad on top despite heat issue

    Apple's iPad on top despite heat issue

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    Apple Inc's new iPad topped Consumer Reports' list of tablets despite the influential watchdog stoking doubts two weeks ago by saying the latest iteration of the best-selling tablet threw off more heat when used heavily. The widely followed group that reviews everything from electronics to…

  • Apple's iPad on top despite heat issue

    Apple's iPad on top despite heat issue

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    Apple Inc's new iPad topped Consumer Reports' list of tablets despite the influential watchdog stoking doubts two weeks ago by saying the latest iteration of the best-selling tablet threw off more heat when used heavily. The widely followed group that reviews everything from electronics to…

  • Lifetime cost of F-35 fighter at $1.45tn

    Lifetime cost of F-35 fighter at $1.45tn

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    The U.S. government now projects that the total cost to develop, buy and operate the Lockheed Martin Corp F-35 Joint Strike Fighter will be $1.45 trillion over the next 50-plus years, according to a Pentagon document obtained by Reuters. The Pentagon's latest, staggering estimate of…

  • Google plans low-price tablet computer

    Google plans low-price tablet computer

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    Google is teaming with Asia-based hardware makers on a low-priced, 7-inch tablet computer to challenge offerings by Amazon.com and Apple, reports said Thursday. Android software backed by the California Internet giant will power hardware built by partners including Samsung and Asustek to compete with iPad…

  • Swiss solar plane will try fly to Morocc

    Swiss solar plane will try fly to Morocc

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    The Swiss sun-powered aircraft Solar Impulse will attempt to fly from Switzerland to Morocco in coming weeks, in its longest flight to date, organisers said Wednesday. "After its inaugural flight to Paris and Brussels in 2011, Bertrand Piccard and Andre Borschberg's solar airplane will attempt,…

  • New iPhone will use bigger display

    New iPhone will use bigger display

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    Apple Inc's new iPhone will have a sharper and bigger 4.6-inch "retina" display and is set to be launched around the second quarter, a South Korean media reported on Thursday. Sales of the iPhone, first introduced in 2007 with the touch screen template now adopted…

  • Research firm: New iPad more expensive to make

    Research firm: New iPad more expensive to make

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    Apple appears to be making less of a profit from each new iPad than it did when it launched the previous model a year ago, according to a research firm's analysis. IHS iSuppli took apart a new iPad on Friday, the day the device went…

  • Video games enter realm of art in Smithsonian exhibition

    Video games enter realm of art in Smithsonian exhibition

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    They've come a long way since the man who would be Mario set off to rescue Pauline from Donkey Kong and Pac-Man gobbled up as many dots as he could before the ghosts caught up with him. But really, are video games art? Absolutely, contends…

  • Showtime for commercial spaceflight at hand

    Showtime for commercial spaceflight at hand

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    The first privately owned passenger spaceship is on track for a test flight beyond the atmosphere this year, and nearly 500 people have signed up for rides.Another company just closed on $5 million equity financing, enough to finish building a two-seater rocketplane called Lynx.…

  • Apple to stay ahead of rivals with faster iPad: analysts

    Apple to stay ahead of rivals with faster iPad: analysts

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    Apple Inc will continue to retain the lion's share of the tablet market as its new 4G-enabled iPad readies for competition from Windows 8-based products, and a cheaper iPad 2 takes on Amazon's popular Kindle Fire, analysts said.Shares of Apple inched up a percent…

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