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Eidos mask and goggles allow you to adjust your sight and hearing on the fly

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Sight and hearing are arguably our two most important senses, but they're also arguably our two most variable ones as well. A new project created by art students, dubbed Eidos, allows you to manually adjust your sight and hearing on the fly, changing and enhancing the perception of the two...
Eidos mask and goggles allow you to adjust your sight and hearing on the fly
Twitter loses 2 heavy hitters: Platform director Ryan Sarver & TweetDeck founder Iain Dodsworth

NVIDIA outs new mobile GPU line, boasts 'every leading notebook manufacturer' support

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In NVIDIA's ongoing efforts to monopolize the technical-sounding graphics card market, the California-based components manufacturer today announced a new mobile line of GPUs aimed at notebook computing. That's five new GPUs in total, with the GeForce GT 720M and 735M making up the "mainstream" segment, while the GT 740M,...
NVIDIA outs new mobile GPU line, boasts 'every leading notebook manufacturer' support

Google wants to build private airport terminal

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Google wants to fly. The Internet search leader with interests in advertising, mobile operating systems, self-driving cars and augmented reality glasses is seeking to get into the aviation game. Google plans to build an $82 million private airport terminal in San Jose, Calif., to accommodate its business jets. It...
Google wants to build private airport terminal

HP reclaims top spot in PC sales, market as a whole climbs 21 perccent

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Well, Apple's reign atop the list of the world's top PC makers was short lived. After clawing its way into the lead, if you counted the iPad as a PC, HP is back atop the heap -- even with Cupertino's tablet-inflated numbers. According to Canalys, the Palo Alto company...
HP reclaims top spot in PC sales, market as a whole climbs 21 perccent
iTunes 10.6 adds 192kpbs and 256kbps transcoding options for iPod and iOS devices

Fly Or Die: Apple TV

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Apple’s third-generation Apple TV didn’t really enjoy the limelight upon arrival. Something flashier stole the show. But it’s still an important product, especially considering that the way we consume media is rapidly changing. Matt and I discuss this, and actually end up arguing a little bit more than I...
Fly Or Die: Apple TV

Daily Crunch: Swarm

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Here are some of yesterday’s stories on TechCrunch Gadgets: Swarming Robots Will Fly Menacingly Towards Your Loved Ones In Perfect Formation Mint.com Launches Android Tablet App The New Android Watch In The Google Store Isn’t What You Think Review: Panasonic Lumix GX1 Back To Basics: Sony Appoints Kazuo Hirai, Ousts...
Daily Crunch: Swarm

RovAir Aims to be the Airbnb of Mobile Broadband Plans

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Got a mobile broadband device that you only really use a few times a month? Me too. If you’re sick of two-year contracts and monthly fees that go mostly to a gadget that sits idle in your bag until you’re out of range, there are a couple of different alternative...
RovAir Aims to be the Airbnb of Mobile Broadband Plans

Open Stack, Open Compute And How Opening Up Is The Only Way To Reach The Data Heavens

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“Open” this, “open” that: It seems like everything is “open” these days. Well hello, people, Bill Gates’ gravy boat has run aground. It’s time to get out the Starship and fly in those open clouds. Hokey? You bet your SaaS this is hokey. But come on, take a look...
Open Stack, Open Compute And How Opening Up Is The Only Way To Reach The Data Heavens

Twitter lets brands send promoted tweets to select regions and devices only, for better targeting

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Twitter’s advertising system thus far has been relatively simple for brands. They tweet out a message from their account and then log into the ad portal, pick a region and an ad budget and publish it as a promoted tweet. But this can be problematic when a brand has a...
Twitter lets brands send promoted tweets to select regions and devices only, for better targeting
Hungry for forecasting tech, HotelTonight buys PrimaTable

VIDEO: Drones on display

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More pilots are being trained to fly American unmanned aircraft than fighter planes, and most of them are put through their paces at Holloman Air Force Base in New Mexico....
VIDEO: Drones on display

Apple exploring self-resizing keys for iPhone keyboard

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A patent application revealed on Thursday shows that Apple may be working on improving the accuracy of the touchscreen keyboards featured in its iDevices by allowing them to automatically adjust aspects such as key sizes to user typing behavior on the fly....
Apple exploring self-resizing keys for iPhone keyboard

Viddy takes social video to the next level: Officially opens up its API

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Today, social video sharing site Viddy has made a huge leap towards becoming a powerhouse. The company has announced the availability of its API, which will allow developers to build around the platform and come up with new ways to share videos. In a blog post, the company has challenged...
Viddy takes social video to the next level: Officially opens up its API
Hawaii's patrol drone grounded after state fails to seek FAA approval

Earth-skimming DA14 asteroid contains $195 billion of minerals, if we can catch it

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On Friday, asteroid 2012 DA14 will pass within 17,200 (27,700km) of Earth. DA14 is about 50 meters wide, and will be the closest ever fly-by of a celestial body that astronomers have known about in advance. If that wasn't thrilling enough, though, celestial mining company Deep Space Industries is saying...
Earth-skimming DA14 asteroid contains $195 billion of minerals, if we can catch it

Start soaring with the Robocopter GST Special Edition [VB Store]

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Remote-controlled toys have never really gone out of style, and with technological advances it is likely that you’re already carrying around a remote for one in your pocket – your iPhone – so all you need now is the toy to control. That’s where the latest VentureBeat offer comes...
Start soaring with the Robocopter GST Special Edition [VB Store]

The ukulele's future is now with 'Futulele' iPhone, iPad app (video)

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Nothing quite says "check me out" to the ladies like riffing on a frickin' pink ukulele -- until now. For folks rocking both an iPhone and an iPad, Touch DJ app maker Amidio Inc., is releasing its latest magnum opus, the "Futulele." Ah, be still, your beating heart. This...
The ukulele's future is now with 'Futulele' iPhone, iPad app (video)

WalkMe Walks You Through Websites

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A Tel Aviv startup, WalkMe, aims to do for your website what your UX team should have already done: make it easier for your users to understand. The service creates little pop-up bubbles over various points in order to lead your users through a typical interaction, be it a...
WalkMe Walks You Through Websites

How Low Can Drones Go?

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As we've pointed out in a few stories, drones aren't necessarily something to worry about. Like any technology, they can be used for good and bad purposes, and shouldn't be dismissed out of hand. But determining where exactly the line between acceptable and unacceptable lies is tricky, as the...
How Low Can Drones Go?

Coolest app I've seen all month: Solar Walk

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Tour the solar system with this dazzling astronomy app, which lets you fly Google Earth-style from one planet to another, learning along the way. [Read more]...
Coolest app I've seen all month: Solar Walk

Internet Doomsday averted, ISPs save day

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Internet service providers offer cure for DNSChanger malware, a Canadian hotel puts new tech in guest rooms, and pigs may soon fly. [Read more]...
Internet Doomsday averted, ISPs save day

Deko

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Deko: Since the inception of the App Store, there have been no lack of wallpaper apps. Almost all of them are ugly or spammy or both. Deko is the opposite. It's a beautiful app that lets you make custom, pattern-based wallpaper for your iPhone/iPad on the fly. Deko is free,...
Deko

BMW and Thermaltake's Level 10 M gaming mouse is real, costs $100

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Thermaltake and BMW DesignworksUSA's Level 10 M gaming mouse has made the transition from concept to reality. Unlike its teasing appearance in January, the unit now has some real-world specifications, including five programmable keys and a Z-key that'll change your gaming profile on the fly. The optical unit's DPI...
BMW and Thermaltake's Level 10 M gaming mouse is real, costs $100

Infogr.am Launches To Kill The Careers Of Struggling Infographic Designers

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Infogr.am wants to create a sort of Adobe Illustrator in the Cloud, allowing anyone to create cool info-graphics on the fly. Back in February European accelerator HackFwd invested in the startup from Riga, Latvia, and now it’s fully launched its service. It’s competing in the space with Piktochart and Easel.ly....
Infogr.am Launches To Kill The Careers Of Struggling Infographic Designers

"...let them silently drive away the small animals that fly about, that they may not come near to the cups." http://bit.ly/9aNNlU #flabellum

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"...let them silently drive away the small animals that fly about, that they may not come near to the cups." http://bit.ly/9aNNlU #flabellum

Senator Tweets About 'Very Uncomfortable' TSA Pat Down: 'OMG'

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A few years ago, we wrote about how many elected officials in Congress get to skip through airport security when they fly -- which might explain why they're not so concerned with the intrusive nature (and lack of effectiveness) of today's security theater at airports. It turns out that this...
Senator Tweets About 'Very Uncomfortable' TSA Pat Down: 'OMG'
Trouble at OnLive: reports of bankruptcy, mass layoffs swirl
Robotic wing helps scientists uncover the secrets of bat flight
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