FAA May Relax In-Flight Electronic Device Usage Rules For Passengers

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is under criticism for applying outdated in-flight device usage policies for some time. Last year, in August, the agency announced to re-evaluate its in-flight electronic device usage policy. The re-evaluation seems to be bringing good news for the general public, according to a report by the New York Times.

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Peavey Finally Releases AT-200 Guitar With AutoTune Pitch Technology

If you want to play guitar with a bit of autotune support, you are in for some good news today. Peavey had unveiled its AT-200 electric guitar which packs autotune pitch correction as far back as January this year. It has finally made the new guitar model available now.

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Researchers Make Electronic Circuits “Atomically Thin”

Researchers have long been toying with the idea of creating electronics with a few layers of atoms. This would have essentially allowed building very thin and ultra-flexible electronics. However, the technique had many problems until now. Researchers have finally found a way to create electronics made from single layers of atoms.

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IBM’s First ‘Holey Optochip’ Can Transfer One Terabit Of Information Per Second

Researchers at IBM have developed a prototype optical chipset which they call 'Holey Optochip.' Holey Optochip is the first parallel optical transceiver which is able to transfer 1 terabit of data per second. Guys! 1 terabit of data per second means equivalent of downloading 500 High Definition (HD) movies in a second or the entire U.S. Library of Congress Web archive in an hour. Engineers are trying to manufacture it in high volumes for commercial implementation.

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One More Step Ahead To Accomplish Man’s Flying Dream

Since the Wright Brothers' era, still now it's human's dream to fly in air like Birds. Not yet the dream has come true, but still we people are trying to make this dream come true. At least, Jarnos Smeets, a Mechanical Engineer from the Netherlands, is the man who has been plugging away on his Human Bird wings project for long time. As a result, his latest breakthroughs are absolutely worthy of a peek which might lead us to fly in air in Reality.

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Samsung Electronics Brings A New Naming Strategy To Expands GALAXY Smartphone Range

Samsung Electronics create a new naming strategy for its GALAXY range of smartphones. Following this strategy the company release four new GALAXY smartphone, the GALAXY W, GALAXY M Pro, GALAXY Y and GALAXY Y Pro. These all are powerful and powered by Android 2.3 Gingerbread OS. According to engadget new naming scheme to play with, which is designed to bring sanity to Samsung's product names. The Galaxy W is meant to imply wonder, which strikes a balance of style and performance into each Sammy, while the M lineup which stands for magical will bring a taste of the high-end with a lower price point. Finally we've got the Y, which is a budget contender that's aimed at the youth and emerging markets. The Galaxy W features a 3.7-inch WVGA touchscreen, a 1.4GHz CPU and 14.4Mbps HDSPA connectivity. The rest of the devices M Pro, Y and Y Pro coming next week from Samsung. Checkout the press release below, you will find details of Sammy's scheme.

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Apple Reuse And Recycling Program

Apple puts PCs on free recycling party list, opens doors to iPads, iPhones and when you recycle with Apple, your used equipment is disassembled, and key components that can be reused are removed. Glass and metal can be reprocessed for use in new products and a majority of the plastics can be pelletized into a raw secondary material. With materials reprocessing and component reuse, Apple often achieves a 90 percent recovery rate by weight of the original product and the company still recycles old iPods and mobile phones (regardless of manufacturer) for free...........

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HTC Going For Strategic Partnership And Investment With Beats Electronics

HTC Corp. a global designer of mobile devices announced a strategic partnership and investment with Beats Electronics. For $300 million, HTC plans to up the ante in mobile audio with the expertise of Dr. Dre baked into its future handsets. The two fast-growing brands will focus on bringing high performance sound to HTC phones. The deal is set to befinal later this year. Checkout more details bellow in the press release.

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SparkFun Electronics Bring ProtoSnap, A New line Of Products Designed

SparkFun Electronics, a provider of parts, knowledge and passion for electronics creation, announced a New Line of Products to Enable Beginners to Explore the World of Embedded Electronics. There are three different kits available in the online store now, the Pro Mini ($45), the LilyPad Development Board ($60), and the LilyPad E-sewing kit ($20), the latter being an accessory pack for the LilyPad Board. Each product in the new ProtoSnap line features various input and output boards that are linked together, complete with traces, to form a multi-use prototyping platform. Checkout more details bellow in the press release.

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Nokia Struggling To Keep Up The Pace With Apple and Google

Nokia is continuously losing its shares to competitors including Apple and Google, the company is expected to report loss in second-quarter earnings. Nokia is not coming up with any cutting edge products soon and has decided to trim down the prices of its aging smartphone line-up from the beginning of the third quarter...............

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