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The Courts

Samsung's Comparison of Galaxy S To iPhone 383 383

david.emery writes "In a document from the ongoing Samsung/Apple trial, provided in both English translation and Korean original, Samsung engineers provided a detailed comparison of user interface features in their phone against the iPhone. In almost all cases, the recommendation was to adopt the iPhone's approach. Among other observations, this shows how much work goes into defining the Apple iPhone user experience." Ars has an article on the evidence offered by Apple so far.
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New Gadget Tells You When To Take a Break 50 50

Kilrah_il writes "An Israeli company developed a gadget that measures your blood pressure and tells you when you are stressed and need to take a break from your computer. 'The user grasps two sensors shaped like computer mouses to measure the electric activity of the heart in minute detail. Software then combines the measurements with prerecorded personal details such as age and sex to calculate various indicators for stress and mood.' Looks like a must-have accessory for Slashdotters everywhere."
Handhelds

Submission + - HP-35s calculator announced and withdrawn 1 1

leighklotz writes: "HP announced their 35th anniversary version of the groundbreaking HP-35 calculator on July 11th, and the New York Times featured [reg warning] it in their Circuits section today. Sadly, today was also the day that HP apparently withdrew the product to correct reported manufacturing defects. For calculator geeks, note that it has a big prominent ENTER button and reportedly features good tactile feedback. No news about the recall on HP's website..."
Google

Submission + - Google limits lifespan of cookies

wouterteepe writes: Google's preference cookies used to last a dazzling 31 years. In a move to please privacy advocacies, they have decided to reduce this to only 2 year. To let your cookie expire, you do have to keep away from google for only 2 years... Of course, all the other issues about Google and privacy are unaffected by this.

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