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Swarm robots perform classical 'scores' inside Georgia Tech's GritsLab (video)

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The folks at the Georgia Robotics and InTelligent Systems (Grits) Lab at Georgia Tech have been hard at work for some time now researching swarm robots. A portion of said work deals with tasks require that a group of hi-tech gadgets to individually reach a location and a specific...
Swarm robots perform classical 'scores' inside Georgia Tech's GritsLab (video)
Hands-on with Aereo: $12 monthly broadcast TV with DVR live-streams in Safari for Mac and iOS
Google Fiber's Next Stop Could Be Austin, Texas
It's dangerous to go alone! Take these Android apps into the New Year.

$74 MK802 PC-on-a-stick beats Cotton Candy to market, has ICS on board

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Unless you're lucky enough to live in Scandinavia, you'll have to wait till the end of summer to get your Cotton Candy fix. Aching to nab yourself a computer-on-a-stick before then? If you're willing to step down in specs, the Chinese-made MK802 could be the PC in your pocket....
$74 MK802 PC-on-a-stick beats Cotton Candy to market, has ICS on board

Distro Issue 70 arrives with a look at wearable computing and the history behind Google Glass

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The first wearable "augmentations" span from the 11th and 12th centuries all the way up to Google's side project that has built a ton of momentum this year. In the cover story of this week's issue of our e-magazine, we take a look at Google Glass and the timeline...
Distro Issue 70 arrives with a look at wearable computing and the history behind Google Glass

Glass Explorer Edition gets unboxed, photographed

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We already know what Page and Co. will be packing along with Glass devices, but now that participants of the Explorer program have begun picking up the spectacles, we're getting a second-hand unboxing experience. For those in need of a refresher, the glasses will be accompanied by a microUSB...
Glass Explorer Edition gets unboxed, photographed

Read later service Pocket drops Safari Extension, Chrome web app, updates bookmarklet with list view

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The popular read later service Pocket has released a nice set of updates today, including a new Safari Extension and an updated bookmarklet. There is also a new Chrome web app and an update to its Chrome extension. The Safari Extension places a ‘Pocket’ button right next to your URL bar...
Read later service Pocket drops Safari Extension, Chrome web app, updates bookmarklet with list view

Let Developers Choose Their Tools, Apple

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(A note from Harry: Here’s a “letter to the editor” from Kevin Miller, CEO of Scotland-based RunRev. His company makes a HyperCard-like development platform; one of its investors is Mike Markkula, who funded the creation of the Apple II and later served as Apple’s CEO.) In recent weeks, there has...
Let Developers Choose Their Tools, Apple

LibreOffice kicks it up to version 4.0, promises leaner performance and greater interoperability

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It's been a little over a week since Microsoft unveiled its big Office 2013 suite (along with that Office 365 subscription option) to the world, and right on cue the Document Foundation has released version 4.0 of open source alternative LibreOffice. The latest update promises to be cleaner and...
LibreOffice kicks it up to version 4.0, promises leaner performance and greater interoperability

Distro Issue 41: a visit to the Lowcountry's Twelve South, TiVo Premiere XL4 and HTC EVO 4G LTE

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It's the most wonderful time of the week once again, pals. Like most seven-day periods, this one comes to a close with the latest issue of our e-magazine for your gadget reading pleasure. Front and center this time around, our own Darren Murph pays a visit to the South...
Distro Issue 41: a visit to the Lowcountry's Twelve South, TiVo Premiere XL4 and HTC EVO 4G LTE

AOL unveils Alto: a web-based email client with an emphasis on aesthetics and organization

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A cleanly organized inbox may be a holy grail that's seemingly out of reach, but AOL (which happens to be our parent company) has unveiled a web-based e-mail client dubbed Alto to help cut through clutter. Instead of singing up for a brand-new email address, users log into the...
AOL unveils Alto: a web-based email client with an emphasis on aesthetics and organization

Some Lucky Asshole Gets to Go to Space With Leonardo DiCaprio

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Hey there, travel buddy! (Photo: Flickr, Craig Grobler) Somebody check on the president of the Leonardo DiCaprio fan club, because we’ve got some bad news. E! reports that someone–it’s not clear who–has paid $1.5 million for a ticket to outer space sitting next to Mr. DiCaprio. Can you imagine a better chance...
Some Lucky Asshole Gets to Go to Space With Leonardo DiCaprio

Wahoo Fitness introduces RFLKT: an iPhone-powered bike computer that lets handsets stay in pockets

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Sure, you can turn your smartphone into a bike computer, but if you'd rather not put your pricey piece of tech anywhere near harm's way, Wahoo Fitness' RFLKT Bike Computer offers an alternative. Instead of packing all the brains, the device sits atop a bicycle's handlebar and displays data...
Wahoo Fitness introduces RFLKT: an iPhone-powered bike computer that lets handsets stay in pockets

Yahoo Is Among Those Mulling a TVGuide.com Bid for About $20 Million

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According to sources close to the situation, Yahoo is among the companies taking a serious gander at TVGuide.com, the online entertainment listings, video and news site and mobile app. Earlier today, Deadline Hollywood reported that its owner Lionsgate was in “advanced negotiations” to sell the site for about $20...
Yahoo Is Among Those Mulling a TVGuide.com Bid for About $20 Million

Telltale Galaxy Note Documents Spotted On T-Mobile's Website Ahead Of Launch

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Well, if you needed any more proof that the Galaxy Note will soon make an appearance on T-Mobile’s store shelves, take a gander at this. TmoNews has discovered that a slew of Galaxy Note related documents can be found by searching for — what else? — “Galaxy Note” on T-Mobile’s...
Telltale Galaxy Note Documents Spotted On T-Mobile's Website Ahead Of Launch

Adobe acquires Behance, sets sights on community-driven Creative Cloud

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Well, it looks like Adobe is wrapping things up nicely before the long holiday weekend. Mere days after the most recent round of updates, the software outfit has just announced its acquisition of Behance, the online portfolio community for creatives in a number of disciplines. Founded in 2006 by...
Adobe acquires Behance, sets sights on community-driven Creative Cloud

ARIS 100-watt wireless speaker shipping for $499 with DLNA and Windows 8 certification

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If you're on the look-out for a decently boombastic wireless speaker but can't quite stump up three grand for the latest B&O, then perhaps the ARIS from Aperion Audio is worth a gander. Having finally emerged from pre-order status, it's available from Amazon and other retailers priced at $499,...
ARIS 100-watt wireless speaker shipping for $499 with DLNA and Windows 8 certification

Hauppauge announces StreamEez to broadcast live HD video

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Hauppauge, not satisfied with only bringing DVR-like functions to the Broadway this week -- has unleashed a new box called the StreamEez that links your HD video camera to your computer for live broadcasts. HDMI or component video hook it up on the cam side, USB on the computer...
Hauppauge announces StreamEez to broadcast live HD video

Instapaper iOS app gains location-based article updates

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Instapaper's new feature lets you update articles in the background when you enter or leave set locations. Few things are more infuriating than when your plane takes off, and you load up Instapaper to get your read on, only to find that you forgot to update it with all...
Instapaper iOS app gains location-based article updates

iLuv outs three more Bluetooth speakers, NFC and Qi-certified wireless charging join the fray

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Looking for wireless charging and Bluetooth connectivity in your next speaker dock? If so, iLuv's most recent CES announcement may be of interest. The MobiRock is the company's first Bluetooth unit to sport Qi-certified wireless charging pad for re-juicing sans wires while blasting the latest Big Boi album. That's...
iLuv outs three more Bluetooth speakers, NFC and Qi-certified wireless charging join the fray
TechCrunch Primer: A Crash Course In Cool Camera Apps

Sprint Grows LTE Lineup With Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1, LG Smartphones

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With Sprint’s 4G LTE network rolling out to 100 more cities in the coming months, the carrier is continuing to add to its selection of compatible smartphones and tablets with the introduction of four new devices today. The Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1, LG Optimus G, LG Mach and Sprint...
Sprint Grows LTE Lineup With Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1, LG Smartphones

Rovio Brings Back Orange Bird With Angry Birds Space Update, Teases Possibility Of A Level Editor

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Rovio has just released an awesome new update to its latest game in the Angry Birds series, Angry Birds Space. The update brings with it a brand new Space Egg character, along with the return of Orange Bird, post-Super Hero makeover. Past that, you’ll also get access to 20 new...
Rovio Brings Back Orange Bird With Angry Birds Space Update, Teases Possibility Of A Level Editor

Slickdeals' best in tech for January 21st: 55-inch Panasonic Viera 3D HDTV and Lumix DMC-GF5

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Looking to save some coin on your tech purchases? Of course you are! In this round-up, we'll run down a list of the freshest frugal buys, hand-picked with the help of the folks at Slickdeals. You'll want to act fast, though, as many of these offerings won't stick around...
Slickdeals' best in tech for January 21st: 55-inch Panasonic Viera 3D HDTV and Lumix DMC-GF5

Scientists generate 281-gigapixel cell map using electron microscope

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Electron microscopes can produce incredibly detailed and even 3D views of sub-cellular structures, but often at the cost of losing the bigger picture. Researchers at Liedel University in the Netherlands, however, have leveraged a technique called virtual nanoscopy that enables researchers to observe the whole of a cell and...
Scientists generate 281-gigapixel cell map using electron microscope

10 Incredible Geeky LEGO Creations [PICS]

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Geeks and LEGO seem to go together like mac and cheese (or Macs and Apples, even) with tons of fan-made geek-inspired creations to be found in every corner of the interweb, including the LEGO Flickr group.From both full-time, professional LEGO artists to those who just have a penchant for...
10 Incredible Geeky LEGO Creations [PICS]

Distro Issue 88: TechShop makes its mark on American manufacturing

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There's a hackerspace in San Francisco that is equipping hardware startups with the tools they need to get up and running for a mere $125 per month. A brand new issue of our weekly visits TechShop to take a gander at the industrial revolution that includes the likes of...
Distro Issue 88: TechShop makes its mark on American manufacturing
DocStoc unleashes 30 free iPad and iPhone apps for business types

WiFi Kindle Touch gets its passport, now available internationally

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Ever since Amazon unveiled its cheap-as-chips Kindle Touch, the thing's been selling like mad here in the US. However, our friends on other continents haven't been able to enjoy swiping and tapping its multitouch E Ink display -- until now, that is. Amazon failed to alert the masses with a...
WiFi Kindle Touch gets its passport, now available internationally
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