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Best of CES 2013 @ Ubergizmo

01/15/2013, CES 2013 is well behind us, and despite the avalanche of devices, demos and news, there are a small group of products that caught our attention more than others. They may soon be in your living room, on your head, in your hands, your bag or your pockets:...

GPS Takes Elderly Woman In Wrong Direction For Over 900 Miles

01/14/2013, In a world post-GPS, we know many of you absolutely trust your guidance systems whether it be dedicated GPS devices or Google Maps, but if we learned anything from GPS misguidance reports in Australia, it’s that you shouldn’t trust your GPS...

157-Year Old Restaurant Uses Receipts To Bring “The Latest News”

01/14/2013, The 157-year-old Old Ebbitt Grill in Washington, DC. will be the first among thousands to use receipt-printed newspapers as a means of delivering the latest news to its customers. The restaurant, a favorite of former Presidents Grant, Cleveland, Harding...

Samsung Fined In Taiwan

01/14/2013, It seems that our friends over at Samsung have shared with the rest of the world that they have been fined a grand total of NT$300,000 (which translates to approximately $10,389) by Taiwan’s Fair Trade Commission (FTC). The reason behind this particular...

San Antonio Poised To Launch First Bookless Public Library

01/14/2013, The world is going completely digital, and Bexar County Judge Nelson Wolff is walking into that direction as well. Being the bookworm that he is with over 1,000 first editions in his private collection, Wolff plans to create a new countywide library...

FBI Launches New Website That Uses Google Maps To Locate Crimes

01/11/2013, What if we had the technology that will allow us to view locations of the latest crime scenes through a map? Well, the FBI has been thinking about that for a long time. In fact, the FBI has just launched a new website that will show visitors the location...

Hackers Found Guilty Of Stealing Unreleased Michael Jackson Music

01/11/2013, Two hackers from U.K. are sentenced to 100 hours of community service after officials found them guilty of stealing unreleased Michael Jackson tracks from Sony Music Entertainment. 27-year old James Marks and 26-year old James McCormick were arrested in...

China Policy Demands New Residences Have Fiber Optic Connections

01/11/2013, While the U.S. plays catch up with the rest of the world with its broadband speeds, other countries are continuing to make a harder push for its people to enjoy broadband Internet connections. China, which is one country which has the fastest broadband...

Meg Whitman Expects It Will Take Five Years To Turn HP Around

01/11/2013, HP was and still is a pretty big name in computing, although we guess the company did not manage to experience the same success when it came to their mobile products, at least until the HP TouchPad went on a fire sale and when people found out that you...

HoverCam Document Scanner Updated At CES

01/10/2013, [CES 2013] although the idea of scanning all your paper documents is really enticing, but the actual implementation is often more difficult than expected. I have personally tried a number of solutions, and in the end, I fell back on taking photos with a...

Microsoft Confirms R2 Studios Acquisition

01/10/2013, It is now official. Microsoft has just acquired R2 Studios. It was just last week when we wrote to you about the rumor surrounding Microsoft’s acquisition of R2 Studios. Insider sources told the Wall Street Journal that Microsoft bought the...

Study On Fireflies Results In Brighter LEDs

01/10/2013, CES is slowly coming to an end, but we’ve heard of a lot of new LEDs coming out this year from multiple manufacturers. LEDs look incredible, but they can look even more incredible thanks to fireflies. A study was conducted by the University of...

Skype Updates Windows Client To Integrate With Microsoft Outlook

01/10/2013, Back in 2011, Microsoft announced it had purchased Skype for a cool $8.5 billion, and shortly thereafter we started seeing Microsoft slowly start to integrate it into its products, even ending its own Windows Live Messenger and having those users move...