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Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 announced, looks eerily familiar

Samsung today announced its upcoming Galaxy Tab 3, the company's next iteration of Galaxy Tab devices. According to Samsung, the tablet will be equipped with a seven-inch screen, much like its predecessor; however, the device will feature a thinner bezel…

Intel "Haswell" CPUs to arrive June 3

On Friday Intel announced that Haswell, its next-generation of Core processors, would arrive in about 3.33 quadrillion nanoseconds. In less esoteric terms, that means Haswell is slated to arrive on June 3 in the U.S. -- around the same date…

YouTube celebrates one billion monthly unique users

While most of us deal with "dozens" or even "hundreds" on a daily basis, YouTube deals with numbers in the billions. It appears the eight year-old video service has hit its latest milestone of one billion unique users each month. …

Verizon debuts $60 prepaid plan for 3G smartphones

Verizon announced today the introduction of two prepaid plans which bundle together unlimited voice and texts exclusively for 3G smartphone owners. The company's $60 option includes a rather slim 500MB of data, but its $70 plan offers a more bountiful…

Acer's latest ultrabooks sport touch screens, Windows 8

Acer continues to fortify its upcoming Windows 8 line up. The company's latest additions are the M5-481PT and M5-581T: touch screen-enabled, Ivy Bridge-toting "ultrabooks" equipped with 14-inch and 15.6-inch displays, respectively. Both models will feature reasonable prices tags of $699…

YouTube adds automated caption translation for 300 languages

YouTube has announced the latest addition to its very own video editor: automated caption translation for over 300 supported languages. The Caption Translation Manager utilizes Google's Translate and Translator Toolkit in order to work its magic. Alternatively, video authors can…