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Saturday, October 25, 2014

Kindle Voyage: With the best e-reader, old eyes can do new tricks | Page 2 | ZDNet

"However, if you have any kind of eyestrain issues at all, if you fidget with the head positioning on the subject with your progressives or bifocals to get the right level of sharpness, if you perceive any level of fuzziness when you read whatsoever, then do yourself a favor and just get the Voyage.

Because while I can read with a Paperwhite no problem, and it's a pleasurable experience, the Voyage comes that much closer to creating the suspension of disbelief that while I am reading, I am not old and decrepit and I don't need $750 glasses to help me read.

I also find that when I read with it, the font doesn't need to be as blown up so large, so I don't have to turn pages

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Sold, right? Ok. A couple more things.

The Voyage is about the same weight as the Paperwhite, about six ounces without a case on it. Which is to say it's effortless to pick it up one handed. Both of the devices have excellent build quality."

Sunday, October 19, 2014

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 review - CNET

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 review - CNET

Hands On: Amazon Kindle & Kindle Voyage

The Retina iMac | The Verge

The new Kindle Voyage e-reader is shockingly good | The Verge

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 Review

For South Korea, Host of League of Legends Championship, E-Sports Is National Pastime -

"Time and again, South Korea has provided glimpses of technology-related transformations before they expand globally, including widespread broadband availability and smartphone adoption. The country has also led in professional video game competitions, often called e-sports, creating organized leagues, training well-financed professional teams and filling giant stadiums with frenzied fans to cheer on their favorite players.

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A video game tournament in Seattle in July. Pro gaming, called e-sports, is becoming a lucrative worldwide spectator sport.
Power Up: In E-Sports, Video Gamers Draw Real Crowds and Big Money
AUG. 30, 2014
The Summoner’s Cup awaited the top team at the League of Legends World Championships, which are being held this month before cheering crowds in Busan, South Korea.
Power Up: Behind League of Legends, E-Sports’s Main Attraction
OCT. 10, 2014
Such excitement was on display in Seoul on Sunday, when more than 40,000 fans filled the outdoor soccer stadium used for the 2002 World Cup semifinal to watch the world championship for League of Legends, one of the world’s most popular games."

Lockheed Claims Breakthrough on Fusion Energy - Scientific American

"WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Lockheed Martin Corp said on Wednesday it had made a technological breakthrough in developing a power source based on nuclear fusion, and the first reactors, small enough to fit on the back of a truck, could be ready in a decade.

Tom McGuire, who heads the project, said he and a small team had been working on fusion energy at Lockheed's secretive Skunk Works for about four years, but were now going public to find potential partners in industry and government for their work."