Use the Power of 30 Antivirus Engines to Scan Your PC

No antivirus engine is perfect, even the market leaders will miss the occasional threat, and so installing just one security package could leave you exposed to risks. WinMHR, though, will scan your system and use the collective intelligence of more than 30 antivirus tools to identify malware, which means it’s much more likely to detect even the lesser-known dangers.

Article at BetaNews
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Most Expensive Dog Sells for Over One Million Dollars

Tibetan Mastiffs are huge and fierce guard dogs that have stood watch over nomad camps and monasteries on the Tibetan plateau for centuries.

More recently, however, they have become highly-prized status symbols for China’s new rich. The dogs are thought to be a pure “Chinese” breed and they are rarely found outside Tibet, giving them an exclusivity that other breeds cannot match.

Accordingly, prices have risen from around 5,000 yuan a puppy five years ago to the hundreds of thousands and even millions.

Article at The Telegraph

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Large Hadron Collider Might be Used as a Time Machine

Our theory is a long shot, but it doesn’t violate anylaws of physics or experimental constraints,” physicist Tom Weiler of Vanderbilt University said in a statement.

However, if the theory proves correct, the researchers say the method could be used to send messages to the past or the future.

Article at Live Science

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Who Has the Fastest 4G Network

PC World has done some extensive nationwide tests to see, just how fast are the 4G networks of each of the four major wireless carriers .

By now you’ve seen all the ads pitching wireless companies’ new 4G mobile broadband services and devices. But beyond all the buzzwords and hype, which companies can reliably provide next-generation speed?

Here’s a summary of the results:

Laptop 4G Modem Tests
Network Average Download Average Upload Latency
Verizon 6.44mbps 5.00mbps 128ms
T-Mobile 2.83mbps 0.85mbps 173ms
AT&T 2.48mbps 1.05mbps 169ms
Sprint 2.15mbps 0.61mbps 214ms
4G Smartphone Tests
Network Average Download Average Upload
T-Mobile 2.28mbps 0.95mbps
Sprint 1.50mbps 0.56mbps
AT&T 1.45mbps 0.97mbps
Verizon 1.01mbps 0.67mbps

The smallest  carrier (T-Mobile)  seem like the big surprise. Coming in second in the laptop test and first in the Smartphone tests.

Entire article at PC World: via IntoMobile: via Talk Android

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Advances in Memory Technology Could Lead to Mobile Phones Lasting for Weeks on a Single Charge

University of Illinois engineers have developed a form of ultra-low-power non-volatile memory could someday provide consumers with hand-held devices that go without recharging for weeks or even months.

The research is based on an existing technology known as phase-change random access memory, or just phase change memory (PCM). However, instead of using metal wires as resisters, the research team used carbon nanotubes that are 10,000 times thinner than a human hair and that require far less power than standard PCM.

Article at ComputerWorld

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Japan Before and After the Quake and Tsunami


MSNBC has a slide show of satellite images that illustrates the destruction caused by the earthquake and tsunami that struck Japan.

View the rest of the slideshow at MSNBC

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Sync your Smartphone Contacts and Calender with Google for Free

Getting your contacts onto a new phone can be a real pain if you have to do it manually. However, Google offers instructions on how to sync up your smartphone with their servers.  You will need to have a Google account to take advantage of this.

Go here to create a google account
Below are instructions for each of the major smartphone platforms:

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