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Apple Designs Solar-powered iPhones

A patent application suggests Apple plans to offer solar charging capabilities for the iPhone and other mobile devices.

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Apple Posts HTML5 Demos, Jabs at Flash Some More

Apple's new HTML5 Showcase site shows what the latest Web design standards can do.

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Microsoft Previews Windows Live Essentials Upgrade For Windows 7

Microsoft previewed the first major upgrade to Windows Live Essentials for Windows 7 late Wednesday. Here are some of the new feature highlights.

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Intel's Roadmap Revealed: 6 Notebook CPUs Ahead

Get a preview of Intel's plans for new dual-core chips this year.

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Synaptics Trackpad Accepts Four-Finger Gestures

The new TouchPad-IS takes gesture commands to new levels, giving the Mac Trackpad a new challenger.

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Flexible Glass Technology Means Lighter, Brighter Displays

Sony joins Corning and others developing ultrathin displays that could bring "The Daily Prophet" to your door.

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Smartphone App Supplies Hotel Key

Intercontinental Hotels are experimenting with a smartphone application that saves plastic and opens your room door.

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Future of Computing may Lie in Organic Molecules

Researchers model a processor on how the brain works, taking their blueprints from observations of nature.

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Thinner Kindle -- Coming Soon?

Amazon is reportedly readying a skinnier model of its e-reader for release in August.

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'iPhone Killer' is Finally Here: It's Not Quite What You Think

Watch out, iPhone: A new open-source device is an iPhone killer--literally.

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Rumor: The Next Apple TV Revealed?

The next Apple TV is rumored to use cloud storage and be based on the iPhone's OS.

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Researchers Take Major Step Toward Quantum Computing

So-called quantum dots--ten times smaller than transistors--could end up being a key part of a quantum computing-powered future.

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BenQ Announces Ridiculously Slim LED Monitors

BenQ claims that its new 15mm-thick LED-backlit LCD monitors will offer high contrast and energy efficiency.

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Silicon Replacement: Gallium Arsenide?

Research could produce means to make electronics cheaper and more efficient.

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Bugs and Fixes: Security Woes for Windows, McAfee, Firefox

Critical updates plug OS and browser holes; an antivirus update crashes PCs.

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