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Sony’s Xperia Tablet Z’s stylish overall design, screen, fast performance, good camera and noticeably high sound quality make it easy to love, says Katie. Plus, it can run underwater.
Yahoo’s new HR rule: If you can’t hire them, buy their company.
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News Bytemade another one of its nifty “Chrome Experiment” demos to show off new Web technology. It’s called Cube Slam and, using WebRTC, you can play the arcade game Pong face to face with a friend without installing any plugins (on desktop Chrome or Chrome OS, not mobile yet). Since you control the Pong paddle via off-camera arrow buttons, the live video part is kind of odd — so make sure to psych yourself up to trash-talk and be extremely visually expressive before you send your friend an invite link.
News Bytea set of middle-aged interns at Google, brought in $18.1 million on its opening weekend. That was above expectations, but only good enough for fourth place at the box office with a B+ rating from moviegoers. Too bad the movie studio can’t say it was just the beta version.