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One final run of the HP TouchPad is on its way

Any of my U.S. and Canada friends out there, if you jumped at the chance and were able to get an order in for an HP TouchpPad without it being cancelled (like me), it seems we still have hope of actually receiving it. For those of you [...]
One final run of the HP TouchPad is on its way
One final run of the HP TouchPad is on its way

Via TechCrunch

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Google and AP offering $20,000 scholarships to aspiring tech journalists

I know that here at Akihabara News people often complain of numerous spelling and grammar errors since not all of us are native English speakers or have a journalism background, although those of us that are try to fix the mistakes whe[...]
Google and AP offering $20,000 scholarships to aspiring tech journalists

Via AP-Google Journalism and Technology Scholarship

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Sony finally fully restoring its PSN and Qriocity services

Sony has gotten a lot of heat lately for all the hackery to the Playstation Network that kept it from being online since April. Today Sony announced it will fully restore all PSN and Qriocity services today (June 2) in the Americas, Eu[...]
Sony finally fully restoring its PSN and Qriocity services

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Sony ‘Welcomes Back’ PSN customers with free games

After all that’s happened recently with the Playstation Network outage, Sony had restored some services, and now they’re doing something else for customers. Today Sony announced details about its “Welcome Back” [...]
Sony ‘Welcomes Back’ PSN customers with free games

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Deal: Acer 27-inch LED monitor for $279

I know we don’t usually post these types of things here on Akihabara News, but I think that while everyone would love to own the latest and greatest tech toys, it’s not always possible due to the prices. Deals are also some[...]
Deal: Acer 27-inch LED monitor for $279
Deal: Acer 27-inch LED monitor for $279

Via Newegg

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ORIGIN EON17-S matches bulky weight with pure power

This may not be a computer from an Asian company, but this laptop from Miami-based ORIGIN PC does have the fastest mobile processor clock speed in the world. Today ORIGIN announced the availability of the EON17-S with second gen Sandy [...]
ORIGIN EON17-S matches bulky weight with pure power
ORIGIN EON17-S matches bulky weight with pure power

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Acer’s Iconia Tab W500 hits US retailers today with Windows 7

If you’ve been waiting for a device with a full desktop OS, but offers the mobility of a tablet combined with the productivity and familiarity of Windows 7, the new Acer Iconia Tab W500 has finally arrived.  This tablet is the id[...]
Acer’s Iconia Tab W500 hits US retailers today with Windows 7
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Sony CE America Files Patents, Maybe for PSP2?

Sony Computer Entertainment of America has filed seven patents with the US Patent and Trademark Office, with such goodies as “two-fingered touch”, “unfortunately… the user’s fingers often obscure the part [...]
Sony CE America Files Patents, Maybe for PSP2?
Sony CE America Files Patents, Maybe for PSP2?Sony CE America Files Patents, Maybe for PSP2?Sony CE America Files Patents, Maybe for PSP2?Sony CE America Files Patents, Maybe for PSP2?Sony CE America Files Patents, Maybe for PSP2?

Via United States Patent and Trademark Office

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Chinese Supercomputer One-Ups US Processing Speed Record

Chinese National Supercomputing Center supercomputer Tianhe 1A broke the world supercomputer processing speed record for the first time, it was announced last week. At over 2.5 petaflops (2.5 thousand trillian calculations per second),[...]
Chinese Supercomputer One-Ups US Processing Speed Record

Via Asahi.com

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