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Lilliputian Systems announces $60m round to commercialize MIT-developed portable power systems

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Lilliputian Systems, a Wilmington, Massachusetts-based developer of portable power products for consumer electronics ranging from mobile phones to tablets, MP3 players and laptops, today announced that it has closed on $40 million of a planned $60 million equity financing round. The investment was led by Moscow-based $10 billion investment fund...
Lilliputian Systems announces $60m round to commercialize MIT-developed portable power systems

Apple's Siri added to the Chevrolet Sonic and Spark through MyLink integration

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Chevrolet has revealed that the 2013 versions of its Sonic and Spark vehicles have been updated today to support Apple’s Siri personal assistant through its exclusive MyLink software. Provided they’re running iOS 6, car owners will be able to make voice-activated, hands-free calls to contacts listed on their iPhone, as well...
Apple's Siri added to the Chevrolet Sonic and Spark through MyLink integration
BlackBerry Messenger 7 adds free Wi-Fi voice calling, split-screen multitasking and more

China's Tencent takes aim at Skype by bringing video calling to global app WeChat

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Chinese Internet giant Tencent recently added video and voice calling to its popular Weixin mobile messaging application, and now those very same features have been brought to its international version, WeChat. The additions bring the service into direct competition with messaging heavyweights like Skype and FaceTime, while increasing the heat on its...
China's Tencent takes aim at Skype by bringing video calling to global app WeChat

New Nokia Luna Bluetooth headsets, now with wireless charging

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So yesterday saw a whole bunch of new Nokia-related goodies. There were phones (of course), charging pillows, a slew of retailers offering charging stations, and a bevy of new apps. One thing that didn't get a mention was the new Luna Bluetooth headsets. These may look familiar, but in...
New Nokia Luna Bluetooth headsets, now with wireless charging
Hands-On With the Jawbone Big Jambox: 2.7 Pounds of Audio Fury, Available May 15 for $299

The Drones Are Here! (And You Can Buy One Now)

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Parrot, a company best known for making Bluetooth headsets and accessories, has been expanding its offerings over the last few years.  The company not only makes the best headphones on the planet, but also a really cool hovering drone vehicle.  The AR Drone is equipped with 720p HD video camera,...
The Drones Are Here! (And You Can Buy One Now)
No, Google Glass is not a Segway for your face

Google Glass is for dorks -- and doctors

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July 9-10, 2013 San Francisco, CA Early Bird Tickets on Sale This column originally appeared on LinkedIn.  Google Glass is one of the most polarizing user-interface inventions to come along in decades. We’ll have a chance to see just how polarizing this week when thousands of developers crowd into...
Google Glass is for dorks -- and doctors

BlueAnt announces Q3 Bluetooth headset

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BlueAnt offers up its 3rd iteration of the Q-series of bluetooth headsets at CES 2013: say hello to the BlueAnt Q3. Packed in the new Q3's curvier shell are all the niceties of a modern Bluetooth headset including Siri support, Google Voice actions -- using free downloadable app --...
BlueAnt announces Q3 Bluetooth headset
Jawbone’s Big Jambox may be the only speaker you’ll ever need (review)

Exclusive: Dennis Woodside on the Genesis of the Moto X, Ditching Tablets and Learning to Say No

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Motorola’s phone of the future owes some of its capabilities to a high-tech watch that failed to achieve much commercial success. Speaking at D11, Motorola head Dennis Woodside confirmed the Moto X name, said the phone would be made in the U.S. and indicated that a variety of always-on sensors...
Exclusive: Dennis Woodside on the Genesis of the Moto X, Ditching Tablets and Learning to Say No

Video of Huawei's 6.1-inch smartphone: Small pockets needn't apply

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The trend of big smartphones that rival small tablets in size is continuing and Huawei is the latest handset maker to take the leap. The China-based company is expected to show off a 6.1-inch smartphone at next month’s Consumer Electronics Show, but a Huawei executive couldn’t wait for the event:...
Video of Huawei's 6.1-inch smartphone: Small pockets needn't apply

Nokia Luna Bluetooth headsets bring NFC, wireless charging

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Nokiaís procession of integrated accessories for its just-announced Windows Phone 8 devices, the Lumia 820 and Lumia 920 keep rolling out. The latest accessory to surface is the new Luna Bluetooth headset that comes in the same colorful colors as Nokiaís new handsets. In addition to supporting Qi wireless charging,...
Nokia Luna Bluetooth headsets bring NFC, wireless charging

Wi-Fi: are there any health risks?

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Hermie's Wi-Fi uses the same radio frequency as his microwave oven. Does that mean Wi-Fi is dangerous to his health?If it is possible for a microwave oven to interfere with Wi-Fi signals - I just read something like that on your blog - because they operate at the same frequency,...
Wi-Fi: are there any health risks?

The New Motorola Is Still Looking to Accessorize

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Under Google, Motorola has exited markets, cut thousands of jobs, and sold its cable set-top box unit. But the company has apparently decided to stick with its business of making accessories that complement its phones. Motorola is putting the finishing touches on a new lineup of Bluetooth headsets and other...
The New Motorola Is Still Looking to Accessorize

Watch Nokia CEO Stephen Elop tease Wednesday's Windows Phone 8 launch

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Nokia is set to unveil on Wednesday a new line of Lumia smartphones running Microsoft’s Windows Phone 8 tomorrow, and TNW will have live coverage of the launch. If the numerous leaks haven’t been enough for you, go straight to the source with The Wall Street Journal’s interview with Nokia...
Watch Nokia CEO Stephen Elop tease Wednesday's Windows Phone 8 launch
Forget LTE, the real iPad wireless story is Bluetooth
How MYO convinced me that an Apple "iWatch" might actually be a good idea

Briefly - iWalk batteries, NeoGeo Gold X, Graffletopia

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Apple and smartphone accessory manufacturer iWalk, has debuted the Extreme Series, backup batteries capable of charging all electronic devices, including smartphones, navigation units, cameras, Bluetooth headsets, and laptop computers. The Extreme 15000, the flagship model with 15,000mAh, comes with a micro USB and Apple cable, 8 different connectors for true...
Briefly - iWalk batteries, NeoGeo Gold X, Graffletopia

North Carolina town is first in US to ban hands-free and hand-hand phone use while driving

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Chapel Hill, a town in North Carolina, has become the first in the US to ban the use of hands-free and hand-held cellphone usage when driving a car, according to a report from News Observer. The ban goes beyond the convention of outlawing hand-held cellphones to include wireless calling systems,...
North Carolina town is first in US to ban hands-free and hand-hand phone use while driving

Switched On: Tablets offer a new choice for voice

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Each week Ross Rubin contributes Switched On, a column about consumer technology. The term "phablet" has always been, at best, a relative descriptor. It kicked in with the release of the original Galaxy Note even though the voice-enabled Dell Streak had beaten that product to market. And while the...
Switched On: Tablets offer a new choice for voice

DealNN roundup: refurb. 3.2GHz iMac, now only $1079

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Today's deals from DealNN include price breaks on iMacs, Bluetooth headsets, and more. Apple.com has recently dropped the price of the refurbished 21.5-inch, 3.2GHz iMac, complete with an Intel Core i3 processor, 4GB of RAM, 1TB hard drive, built-in iSight camera, and 8x SuperDrive. Currently featured at DealNN, the iMac...
DealNN roundup: refurb. 3.2GHz iMac, now only $1079

HTC One X camera discovered to have remote shutter functionality with BT headsets

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Here's something fun for HTC One X owners with a knack for Instagram photography. Recently discovered by ePrice on YouTube, the phone apparently features a remote shutter for its camera that's activated with some Bluetooth headsets. As Droid Life mentions, it can take a certain button combinations to get...
HTC One X camera discovered to have remote shutter functionality with BT headsets

Motorola Droid RAZR and RAZR Maxx update includes Android 2.3.6 and better 4G performance

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The first major update for Motorola's Droid RAZR and RAZR Maxx will upgrade the phones to Android 2.3.6 as well as squash some bugs and improve performance. As was speculated before, the succinctly named 6.12.173.XT912.Verizon.en.US. update applies to both the Droid RAZR and RAZR Maxx, and can be downloaded...
Motorola Droid RAZR and RAZR Maxx update includes Android 2.3.6 and better 4G performance
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Hi-Fun's Hi-Call Bluetooth gloves, hands-in (video)

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Sometimes the most fascinating bits from a tradeshow come from those booth in between major manufacturers, and while we're certainly not claiming that the Hi-Call is "the best product at IFA" as its spokesperson suggested to us with a smile, they're nothing if not interesting. Hi-Fun's gloves are Bluetooth...
Hi-Fun's Hi-Call Bluetooth gloves, hands-in (video)

After being down, Jawbone's UP gets back up again

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Think of it as UP 2.0 — an updated, and improved version of the wearable computing that was launched by San Francisco-based consumer devices company, Jawbone. The original version came to market with much fanfare a year ago, generated a lot of attention, but then fell on hard times when it...
After being down, Jawbone's UP gets back up again

10 Game-Changing Pieces of Tech From The 2000s

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The 2000s were a great decade for technology. We are still seeing influences from this recent time period today. In case you don't remember, here are 10 pieces of tech that changed everything by making our lives easier  and more enjoyable.10. Bluetooth headsets (2002) Bluetooth, a low-power, short-range wireless technology,...
10 Game-Changing Pieces of Tech From The 2000s

In-Car Bluetooth Speakerphones That Let You Wheel and Deal

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Eating, putting on makeup, talking on the phone — these are all things you shouldn’t do while driving. The first two items can certainly wait until you’re out of the car. But there may be situations where you have no other choice except to take a call on the road....
In-Car Bluetooth Speakerphones That Let You Wheel and Deal
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