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January 21, 2015
POWER ADAPTOR OneAdaptr Twist Plus World Charging Station$79 If you travel the world with an Apple MacBook Air or MacBook Pro, you will love the new OneAdaptr Twist Plus World charging station. This universal adaptor attaches to any MacBook power adaptor by replacing its attached plug or extended power cord. Its twist-and-turn mechanism lets you choose the right power plug for Europe, Australia, China and North America. Not only does it charge your MacBook, the Twist Plus also provides four USB ports for charging other mobile devices and works as a stand-alone wall charger.

Q1Media Introduces Advancements to Hydra Programmatic Ad Platform
January 21, 2015
Q1Media has launched updates to its Hydra programmatic maximization engine showcasing enhanced user interface with responsive design, data visualization capabilities, and direct integration with the helpdesk. According to a release, the enhancements provide online publishers with access to improved ad performance reporting and to more sources of revenue.

Feezell Receives NSF CAREER Award to Study Blue and Green Vertical-Cavity Lasers
January 20, 2015
The University of New Mexico issued the following news release: Daniel Feezell, an assistant professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of New Mexico, has received a $500,000 National Science Foundation (NSF) Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) award. The award, which begins March 1 and continues through February 2020, is for a project titled "Short-Wavelength Vertical-Cavity Surface-Emitting Laser Arrays Using Nonpolar and Semipolar GaN."

Feezell Receives NSF CAREER Award to Study Blue and Green Vertical-Cavity Lasers
January 20, 2015
The University of New Mexico issued the following news release: Daniel Feezell, an assistant professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of New Mexico, has received a $500,000 National Science Foundation (NSF) Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) award. The award, which begins March 1 and continues through February 2020, is for a project titled "Short-Wavelength Vertical-Cavity Surface-Emitting Laser Arrays Using Nonpolar and Semipolar GaN."

Seabed may hold a fortune in tin
January 20, 2015
A CORNISH company hoping to mine for tin at the bottom of St Austell Bay has revealed details of its ambitious plans - which could create "well-paid, year-round skilled jobs". Treliver Minerals is applying for the right to survey a stretch of seabed between Dodman Point and Lansallos in the hope of identifying ancient - and potentially lucrative - tin seams. A two-stage project would determine the size of each seam, and whether mining the metal is economically viable. The company already has "near- surface" tin exploration projects running at Treliver Manor Farm in St Columb and two other sites in the St Austell area.

-LG G3 GETS SWEETER WITH LOLLIPOP
January 20, 2015
ENP Newswire - 20 January 2015 Release date- 19012015 - SYDNEY - LG Electronics (LG) today announced the schedule for the roll-out of its highly anticipated Android 5.0 Lollipop Operating System (OS) upgrade for the LG G3 smartphone in Australia.

NEC showcases solutions for promoting smarter and safer cities at Intersec 2015 in Dubai
January 20, 2015
National Electrical Code Corporation has issued the following news release: "We Make Cities Safer," NEC is demonstrating a portfolio that includes its NeoFace(R) face recognition technology, video analytics technologies and a broad range of cutting-edge systems for sensing, networking and information processing. NEC's biometric solutions are used in over 40 countries worldwide, including for government functions, such as a national ID system in South Africa, and for law enforcement, such as city police departments in the United States. NEC's solutions can also be applied in the consumer sector for VIP identification in hotels and restaurants and display screen marketing applications.

Garmin® Introduces New GNX™ 7- and 10-Inch Marine Instruments
January 20, 2015
Garmin has issued the following new: OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced the GNX 120 and GNX 130, two new large-format marine instrument displays designed for serious sailors who demand quality, precision, and total integration. “Garmin’s new GNX instruments boast the brightest and most visible digits available in the market today, providing superior readability day or night,” said Dan Bartel, vice president of worldwide sales. “Combined with their customizable data displays, these new GNX displays make it easier than ever for sailors to get the information they need at a glance, allowing them to focus more on cruising or racing.”

All the fun of the hi-tech fair; Gadgets
January 16, 2015
The huge Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas is always an important date in the calender for gadget fans. Here's our pick of the many new techno goodies that were unveiled during last week's expo... CYBERPOWER TRINITY FANG While everyone expected a bigger showing from the Valve-backed Steam Machine PC gaming segment at CES, it ended up being down to CyberPower to supply the wow factor at this year's conference. Its Trinity Fang looked more like a nuclear reactor than a gaming PC, but will be able to play all the top titles at the highest settings when released in three months' time.

Saudi- Samsung launches Galaxy A5 and A3 devices in KSA
January 14, 2015
Samsung Electronics says its all-new Galaxy A5 and A3 mobile devices are now available in the Saudi market offering a refined trendy design and the most advanced functions to support social networking.


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