Google Bans Glassware Facial Recognition Apps Until Protection Is In Place

Since Google launched their new Google Glass eyewear last year there has been some concern regards privacy and possible abuse of their new Google Glass system.

Now Google have addressed the concern over its facial recognition software available for their Glassware and Google Glass computer, and says they will no reject any Glassware application that uses it until proper protection is in place.

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APC Paper PC Wins Design And Innovation Award at Computex 2013

Some of our readers might remember the APC Paper PC we featured here on Geeky Gadgets back in January of this year, which was unveiled with a Rock APC board inside a paper book surround.

Now the APC Paper has been awarded a Design and Innovation Award at Computex 2013 for its groundbreaking use of new types of materials and form factor which has pushed the humble PC into new directions.

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ASUS Desktop PC G10 With UPS Power Protection Announced

ASUS has announced a new style of desktop PC at Computex this week in the form of the ASUS Desktop PC G10 which they have equipped with a handy UPS power saving feature, just in case the grid power to the system should fail at any time.

The addition of the UPS (uninterrupted power supply) in the ASUS Desktop PC G10 will help you save your work without the system turing itself off when a power cut hits, giving you 20 seconds to save your work.

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Acer Aspire S7 Flagship Ultrabook Unveiled

As well as announcing their new Acer Aspire S3 ultrabook, Acer have also taken the wraps off its new flagship ultrabook in the form of the Acer Aspire S7, which is equipped with a 13.3″ screen and is fitted with an enhanced battery providing all-day computing, together with a new backlit keyboard and 2nd generation Acer TwinAir cooling, producing 20 percent less fan noise than other models.

Acer Aspire S7

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ASUS RT-AC68U Router Unveiled Offering 1,900 Mbit/s

ASUS has been unveiling a slue of new products at Computex this week and adding to the ever growing list in the new ASUS RT-AC68U router.

The ASUS RT-AC68U router is the first the first dual-band WiFi-ac router and offers users data rates of up to 1,900 Mbit/s, via devices running the latest 802.11ac wireless support.


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Eve Online And Dust 514 Servers Still Down After DDOS Attack

Following a DDOS attack which happened in the early hours of Sunday morning both the Eve Online and Dust 514 Tranquility cluster of servers are still down.

This morning the games developer CCP issued a statement via Twitter stating that “Our engineers are close to resolving the issues on Tranquility. We aim to have have our servers live as soon as we possibly can.”

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MSI Primo 81 Android 4.2 Tablet Announced

As well as unveiling their new gaming laptop in the form of the new MSI GE40 powered by a new Haswell Intel Quad Core i7-4702MQ (2.90GHz) processor.

MSI have also unveiled their new MSI Primo 81 tablet which is fitted with a 7.85-inch IPS LCD display sporting a resolution of 1024 × 768 pixels.

MSI Primo 81

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ASUS VivoPC Windows 8 Home Theatre Announced

Also at Computex this week ASUS has unveiled their new ASUS VivoPC home theatre system which is powered by Microsoft’s latest Windows 8 operating system.

The new ASUS VivoPC can also be used as a desktop PC as well as a home theatre entertainment system, and supports the new 802.11ac WiFi connection.


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ASUS Transformer Book Trio Unveiled At Computex

At Computex this week ASUS has unveiled a new addition to the range of Transformers with the launch of the new ASUS Transformer Book Trio which has been created to enable users to run both Microsoft’s latest Windows 8 operating system and Google’s Android 4.1 Jelly Bean operating system.

The ASUS Transformer Book Trio is fitted with a 11.6-inch, 1080p screen and is powered by a fourth-generation Core i7-4500U processor together with a 2GHz Intel Atom Z2580 chip powering the Android side of the device.

ASUS Transformer Book Trio

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MSI GE40 Haswell Powered Gaming Notebook Announced

MSI has this week announced the launch of a newly update MSI GE40 gaming laptop which is now powered by a Haswell processor, and is equipped with a 14″ HD+ (1600 x 900) Matte LED display.

As well as the Intel Quad Core i7-4702MQ (2.90GHz) Processor, the MSI GE40 is also powered by 8GB DDR3 1600MHz Memory, supported by a NVIDIA GeForce GTX 760M 2GB GDDR5 graphics card.


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Kinect 2.0 For Windows Will Be Arriving Next Year Says Microsoft

Microsoft has today announced that Kinect 2.0 will be launching on Windows machines sometime next year, and will be the same Kinect 2.0 controller that was unveiled earlier this week with the next generation Xbox One.

The new Kinect 2.0 monition controller is fitted with a high-definition (HD) colour camera as well as a new noise-isolating multi-microphone array that filters ambient sounds to recognise natural speaking voices even in crowded room, says Microsoft.

Kinect 2.0

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