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GlacierWorks, founded by renowned mountaineer David Breashears, has joined forces with Internet Explorer to put the world's highest peak at your fingertips with Everest: Rivers of Ice. The exploration platform works in any browser, but it's specifically optimized for IE 10's touch-based technology...

May 29th 2013 at 12:00am 0 Comments
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DayZ creator Dean Hall hasn't forgotten about finishing the standalone game, or how much you want to play it – but he was giving you the cold shoulder last week. On May 21, Hall reached the top of Mt. Everest, according to a picture tweeted on May 24. He's now made it safely down the mountai...

May 27th 2013 at 7:30pm 0 Comments
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Maybe it's just interference from our seasonal goggles, but isn't there something quite cheery about SSD reviews? In the case of OCZ's Octane drive, our good spirits derive from the sturdy performance of its freshly-conceived Indilinx Everest controller, which ought to keep big players like SandF...

November 25th 2011 at 8:40am 0 Comments
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China Mobile has awarded Huawei the contract to build a Solar Powered GSM base station on Mount Everest. Planted at 6,500 meters, the tower will supply network coverage for the Beijing 2008 Olympic Torch Relay Team, mountaineers, and beautify a pretty drab landscape. Apparently the tower will be us...

October 12th 2007 at 10:41am 0 Comments
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He did it, British climber Rod Baber made a cell mobile phone (apparently using a MOTORIZR Z8, not a satellite phone) call from the top of Mount Everest. In fact, he made the record breaking call twice: the first to a voice mail account, the other to his wife and children. He even sent a text messag...

May 22nd 2007 at 5:59am 0 Comments
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He did it, British climber Rod Baber made a cell mobile phone (apparently using a MOTORIZR Z8, not a satellite phone) call from the top of Mount Everest. In fact, he made the record breaking call twice: the first to a voice mail account, the other to his wife and children. He even sent a text messag...

May 22nd 2007 at 5:59am 0 Comments
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Climbing the tallest mountain on earth is no small feat, and is certainly something to be proud of, but it's not without its risks; most of which stem from the extremely low Oxygen content in the air in "The Death Zone" above 22,000 ft. Unfortunately, it seems that Neal Muller, a grad student at UPe...

October 25th 2006 at 11:00pm 0 Comments