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A video shows the iPad Air dropped from about five feet face down into a mound of dirt that, admittedly seems to have a lot of little rocks in it, but the results are disastrous, the iPad Air's... screen is completely destroyed.

The iPad Air is also dropped onto concrete, immersed in water and, in a danger few are likely to face, blown apart by an AirSoft M7 air gun. 

If you...

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In testing done by Anandtech, the Surface Pro 2 ran over 8 hours while browsing the web over Wi-Fi. That's a jump up from 6.6 hours before the latest software update was released. The improvement... also means you can play video over Wi-Fi 16% longer to 7.75 hours from 6.65 pre-update.

But the Surface Pro 2 still trails the competition by a bit, scoring 8.330 versus 9.480 for the iPad&...

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Groene, who’s official title is director of design on the Surface team, tackles everything from how design and engineering work meshed together to what fabric is being used on the Type Cover 2.

“We... don’t design it first, and then engineer it,” said Groene in the video. “We design and engineer it always together.”

(Worth reading: Microsoft explains how it improved the Surface...

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The Yoga tablets, available in 8-inch and 10.1-inch models, will provide 12 to 14 hours when watching high-definition video, said Lenovo rep Stephen Miller. The tablets can run much longer if the screen... is set to lower brightness or if used for less demanding tasks than video. 

Other tablets typically run as long as 11 hours under the best conditions. 

The 8-inch Yoga is priced at...

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The new series, entitled “Sheriff Callie’s Wild West”, is aimed at children aged 2 to 7 and is expected to arrive on the Watch Disney Junior app and a related micro website on November... 24. The series will then hit the firm’s two traditional TV networks – Disney Channel and Disney Junior – in early 2014.

One of the company’s execs explained the rationale be...

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The increase was 145% jump from the $1.2 billion for the first half of 2012, according a report by the Interactive Advertising Bureau.

In addition to outright growth, analysts attributed... part of the rise to improvements in the ability to better measure the success of mobile ads.

"Mobile advertising's breakneck growth is evidence that marketers are recognizing the tremendous...

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In a new video, Disney Research explains how it is working on a new process called "rendering 3D tactile features on touch surfaces". The technique combines electro vibration and Disney's... own algorithm to make for a tactile 3D screen which allows human hands to feel the textures or even the shape of an object displayed on screen.

The firm’s video on the tactile display provid...

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With Smart Vision you can create an augmented-reality 3D model of a face from a 2D image taken with an iPad.

Online retailer Glasses.com developed an iPad app using Smart Vision that lets users... see a realistic, 180-degree image of their face in 3D wearing different styles of glasses.

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The video, from YouTube channel Unbox Therapy, shows a quick comparison of the purported 9.7-inch iPad's rear casing in Apple's new "Space Gray" color, meant to be a replacement for... the outgoing "Slate.

Interestingly, the space gray casing is not fitted with the embedded magnets used to attach Apple's Smart Covers, suggesting the part is a prototype or an early pr...

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Detailing the Yoga Tablet on Chinese micro blogging website Weibo recently, Lenovo’s head of China Chen Xudong claimed that the model will be the thinnest tablet on the market and said that it... will feature Intel’s Bay Trail CPU and a battery that can last for up to eight hours when in video mode.

But in an intriguing twist, it appears that the tablet could also be fitted with a...