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2012-05-06 23:00:15

My Hot Electronics is carrying the new Playstation Vita system at a starting price of $234.99 (Wi-Fi) and $274.99 (WiFi + 3G) for a limited time. Detroit, MI (PRWEB) May 06, 2012 My Hot Electronics is carrying the new Playstation Vita handheld gaming system at $234.99 for the Wi-Fi version and $274.99 for the Wi-Fi + 3G version. The 3G system allows for unlimited gaming over an AT&T 3G network (subscription sold separately.) "It is clear that the PS Vita is one of the most popular...

Holographic 3D Telepods May Revolutionize Videoconferencing
2012-05-04 05:54:13

[ Watch the Video ] Michael Harper for RedOrbit.com A Queen´s University researcher has taken inspiration from Star Trek to create an other-worldly way to meet with one another. Using a series of strategically placed projectors and Microsoft Kinect image sensors, Dr. Roel Vertegaal and his team at the Human Media Lab in Canada have created a human-scale 3D videoconferencing pod, allowing people in different places to meet with one another, just as if they were in the same room...

Skype Hack Reveals Users' IP Addresses
2012-05-02 04:17:07

It has been found that a Skype hack using a copy of SkypeKit reveals a user's external and internal IP addresses. The script showcasing the hack has been uploaded to GitHub, and its creator made a proof-of-concept website, reports Jamie Keene for The Verge. The altered version of SkypeKit allows the hack to bypass the certificate authentication that is normally used when Skype verifies the app. Using the SkypeKit, a person can simply type in their target's username, type in a CAPTCHA...

Skype Comes To Windows Phone
2012-04-23 12:42:22

Skype has released a version of their popular video-conferencing app for Windows Phone -- welcome news for users of Microsoft´s contender in the Smartphone Wars. Skype has been long-awaited on the Windows Phone platform ever since Microsoft bought the company for $8.5 billion nearly a year ago. Skype released a beta version of the app in February at the Mobile World Conference. In the time since its beta release, the app has gone through some improvements, including support for 18...

Microsoft Wanting To Build Skype Into Web Browsers
2012-04-17 05:56:04

Microsoft is reportedly working on a new version of Skype to run in Web browsers, according to a recent job listing by the company. Microsoft listed at least four job ads describing a "Skype for Browsers" project, looking for developers to bring the "Skype experience on to the Web." "You will have a chance to integrate existing Skype solutions on to the web with the support of the backend services build from the ground up using latest Microsoft technologies," Microsoft wrote in one of...

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Kobo Arc
2014-01-12 00:00:00

The Kobo Arc is a tablet computer produced and released by Kobo Inc. in November, 2012. It has a 7-inch screen and uses Android Ice Cream Sandwich operating system. It is the second model produced by Kobo, the first was the Kobo Vox. It comes in black or white with Wi-Fi, a micro USB port, a headphone jack, and dual speakers. It has a dual core CPU, 1 GB Ram, and 16, 32, or 64 GB of storage. It has a rechargeable battery with ten hours of reading and two weeks stand by. It is capable of...

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  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.