LG Display Develops World’s Thinnest FHD Smartphone Bezel

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LG Display has announced that they have developed the world’s thinnest FHD smartphone bezel, the company showed off a new 5.2 inch LCD display that has a bezel which measures just 0.7mm thick.

This new 5.3 inch display comes with a full HD resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, and the bezel on the display is even thinner than the thickness of a credit card.

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Microsoft has another round of layoffs

ms jobsYou may remember that back in July of this year there was word about how Microsoft intends to slim down their workforce by 18,000 jobs before the end of next year. That is always sad news in this economy and we never like to see people losing their jobs.

Then last month, Microsoft moved to release 2,100 of their employees, and now we have word that another round of layoffs has occurred. This one will impact about 3,000 employees. This is not good news.
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Microsoft Band Is Their Fitness Focused Smartwatch (Video)

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We have been hearing rumors about a Microsoft Smartwatch for some time, the device is now official, and as we heard previously it is designed with health and fitness in mind.

The Microsoft Band is not limited to working with just Windows Phone handset, the device is compatible with Windows Phone 8.1 devices, Apple’s devices running iOS 7.1 and above and Android devices running Android 4.3 and above.

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Huawei Ascend Mate 2 Will Not Get Android 4.4 KitKat

Huawei Ascend Mate 2

Earlier this year, Huawei launched the oversized Ascend Mate 2, which also went on sale in the US carrying an affordable price tag when compared with the handware it had to offer.

If you’re a proud owner of the Huawei Ascend Mate 2, there’s a piece of bad news for you. Huawei has confirmed the handset will not get the Android 4.4 KitKat update, but the device will be offered by the Chinese company in the coming months.

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U.S. Cinemas Ban Google Glass And Other Wearable Devices

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Earlier in the year we heard that UK cinemas had banned the use of Google Glass, and now cinemas in the U.S. have also banned the use of Google Glass and other wearable devices which are capable of recording video.

The news was announced by Motion Picture Association of America and the National Association of Theater Owners, who announced that wearable recording equipment is now banned during the showing of a movie in cinemas across the U.S.

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Twitch Broadcasters now have a “dress code”

twitchlogoSome users on Twitch like to show off their physique while streaming, but that is no longer acceptable thanks to a change that Twitch has made in its Rules of Conduct. The new rules say that those who are using the service to stream gameplay must dress “appropriately,” and the rules go further into detail as to what is and what isn’t acceptable. No, this isn’t a joke.

According to the new Rules of Conduct for Twitch, broadcasters who wear no clothing or sexually suggestive clothing, which includes and may not be limited to “lingerie, swimsuits, pasties and undergarments,” will have to look elsewhere since this is now prohibited. Full nude torsos are also not allowed.
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Alienware 13 Gaming Laptop Launches Priced From $999

Alienware 13 Gaming Laptop

As well as launching their new stand alone desktop graphics card expansion dock in the form of the Alienware Graphics Amplifier for $299, and the new Alienware Area 51 gaming desktop computer system earlier this week.

Dell has also announced the availability of their new Alienware 13 gaming laptop, that was first unveiled backing August and starts priced at $999, working seamlessly with the new Alienware Graphics Amplifier if desired.

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