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LUMO BodyTech Nabs $5M Series A For Smartphone And Sensor Tech To Change Your Posture

Wallet TrackR wants to make sure you never lose your wallet again

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We’ve all been there – that moment of panic when you can’t find something important. While services like Apple’s Find My iPhone have solved the problem for some mobile phone users, a new product wants to do the same for your wallet. Wallet TrackR from Phone Halo is a slim,...
Wallet TrackR wants to make sure you never lose your wallet again

ARM Chases Bigger Slice of Smaller Chips

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ARM Holdings, faced with intensifying competition from Intel in mobile, is betting that its focus on low-cost, low-energy chips can give it a leading role in the market for a new generation of tiny microchips that are the brains inside millions of everyday products....
ARM Chases Bigger Slice of Smaller Chips

$150 Pebble smartwatch to begin shipping Jan. 23

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The makers of Pebble—the $150 iPhone -compatible smartwatch that raised more than $10 million on Kickstarter— just announced at CES 2013 that it would finally begin shipping the device Jan. 23. All 85,000 backers will receive their watches within six to eight weeks. Check out LiveStream to watch a replay of...
$150 Pebble smartwatch to begin shipping Jan. 23

Cookoo analog smart watch makes early debut in Hong Kong, we go hands-on (video)

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Remember the Cookoo smart watch? For those who don't know, 'tis an analog watch with a notification display plus Bluetooth 4.0 low energy connectivity, and it prides itself for its much longer battery life compared to other smart watches. We originally covered it as a Kickstarter project back in...
Cookoo analog smart watch makes early debut in Hong Kong, we go hands-on (video)

Apple Shows Off Improved iPod Nano, Retina-Display iPod Touch With Siri

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Apple today unveiled a new line of iPod devices, punching up its popular music-playing hardware with improved battery life, displays and cameras. The new iPod Nano features a 2.5 inch, multitouch display. Apple showed off how widescreen video can be viewed when the Nano is turned on its side. It’s...
Apple Shows Off Improved iPod Nano, Retina-Display iPod Touch With Siri
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Regional U.S. Carriers Back Efforts to Ease Mobile Phone Unlocking in Bid to Draw iPhone Users

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Bloomberg reports that regional and rural carriers in the United States are banding together to back legislative efforts to ease the unlocking of mobile phones. Unsurprisingly, the smaller carriers see unlocking as a key way to attract new customers and gain access to the most popular handsets such as the...
Regional U.S. Carriers Back Efforts to Ease Mobile Phone Unlocking in Bid to Draw iPhone Users
Yves Behar's August Smart Lock Lets Users Open Doors With A Mobile App
Fitbit doubles down on mobile health with Zip and One trackers

F.C.C. Filing Shows Commission Is Eyeing Up Google Glass

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The wearable device, expected to be on sale some time this year, features bone-conducting speakers and top-flight Bluetooth 4.0. Project Glass, the most visible thing to come out of Google's top hush-hush X Lab, is being given the once-over by the F.C.C., alongside its wireless network application of last...
F.C.C. Filing Shows Commission Is Eyeing Up Google Glass

Bluetooth Gets Physical To Power Fitness Devices

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Bluetooth is managed by an industry group, and that body has just released two new standards that'll result in a whole new range of fitness sensors. Bluetooth's low energy wireless systems are ideal for sensors that measure the movements of people exercising while running or cycling--sensors that have long battery...
Bluetooth Gets Physical To Power Fitness Devices

New Apple Patent Applications Cover Maps, a Buckling Shock Mounting System and Much More

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On April 25, 2013, the US Patent & Trademark Office published a round of eleven original patent applications from Apple today excluding 15 continuation patent filings. In this report we cover two patent applications relating to Apple's "Maps" App, a new buckling shock mounting system to better resist mechanical shock...
New Apple Patent Applications Cover Maps, a Buckling Shock Mounting System and Much More

NASA's cold fusion tech could put a nuclear reactor in every home, car, and plane

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The cold fusion dream lives on: NASA is developing cheap, clean, low-energy nuclear reaction (LENR) technology that could eventually see cars, planes, and homes powered by small, safe nuclear reactors....
NASA's cold fusion tech could put a nuclear reactor in every home, car, and plane

Nissan Leaf adds energy efficient Bose stereo for 2013

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Bose engineers designed a low energy-use audio system for the Nissan Leaf electric car, available as part of a premium package on 2013 models. [Read more]...
Nissan Leaf adds energy efficient Bose stereo for 2013

HP teams with Intel on Gemini extreme low-energy servers

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Hewlett-Packard is jumping ahead in the low-energy server market with the introduction of Intel Atom-based Gemini....
HP teams with Intel on Gemini extreme low-energy servers
MetaWatch adds Bluetooth 4.0 support, iPhone compatibility in latest developer kit for $199
Now On Kickstarter: A Thin, Solar-Powered, Bluetooth 4.0 Game Controller Built Directly Into An iPhone Case

Here's Why The City Of San Francisco Just Outlawed Macs (AAPL)

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The City of San Francisco has  banned the purchase of any more Apple computers by all of its agencies. The City is alarmed that Apple has turned its back on the environment, reports the Wall Street Journal. Last week, Apple withdrew from EPEAT, a government-backed certification program that ensures electronics...
Here's Why The City Of San Francisco Just Outlawed Macs (AAPL)

Samsung SM-C101 hits Bluetooth SIG, rumored to be next Galaxy Camera

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Slapping Android on a point-and-shoot worked surprisingly well for Samsung with the Galaxy Camera, but the device did have flaws -- not least its size and inability to make phone calls. A rumor that originated on SamMobile a few days ago suggested that the South Korean handset maker is...
Samsung SM-C101 hits Bluetooth SIG, rumored to be next Galaxy Camera

Mosoro releases its Bluetooth LE sensors and SDK for VIP appcessory developers

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Since we last heard about Mosoro's Lego-brick sized Bluetooth LE modules, they've changed their names, picked up another member and are now making their way to iOS app developers. The 3D-Motion's got an accelerometer, gyroscope and magnetometer, while the Enviro measures temperature, humidity and barometric pressure. New to the...
Mosoro releases its Bluetooth LE sensors and SDK for VIP appcessory developers

BB10 Blackberry launch: live coverage

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Join us for rolling coverage of the launch of Blackberry's new software and the Z10 and Q10 handsets3.38pm GMTThese devices are the absolute best typing experience in the industry, says Heins.There is a demonstration of the Flow feature. the new software has a screen where up to 8 apps -...
BB10 Blackberry launch: live coverage

Phil Schiller Goes on Offensive Against Android and Samsung

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Apple marketing chief Phil Schiller went on the offensive against Android in a unusually forthright interview with The Wall Street Journal. Mr. Schiller, Apple's senior vice president of world-wide marketing, also said that Android users are often running old operating systems and that the fragmentation in the Android world was...
Phil Schiller Goes on Offensive Against Android and Samsung
Goji joins the connected lock parade, adding Wi-Fi and Bluetooth as a twist

Tearing Down The Pebble Reveals A 120MHz Chip, Lots Of Glue

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The Pebble smart watch is one of the most ephemeral pieces of hardware I’ve seen in a while. The watch is amazingly light and yet contains enough computing power to run a solid notifications system and, once development ramps up, any number of interesting apps. How do we know? iFixIt...
Tearing Down The Pebble Reveals A 120MHz Chip, Lots Of Glue

Android 4.3 Release Spotted Briefly In Google Search Results

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Google seems determined to leak all the exciting Google I/O news ahead of the official event. We’ve already seen the new Google Maps go live briefly before being pulled down, are hearing reports of a new music streaming service, and now there’s been confirmation that the next version of Android...
Android 4.3 Release Spotted Briefly In Google Search Results

Quantifying your pup: Whistle wants to create the world's largest database on dog behavior

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Whistle is the latest San Francisco startup trying to crack the wearable device market, but it has one key differentiator over the Fitbits (see disclosure), FuelBands and Amiigos out there. You would look awfully silly wearing Whistle’s activity tracking device, since its intended to clip onto your dog’s collar. Whistle...
Quantifying your pup: Whistle wants to create the world's largest database on dog behavior

Inside iOS 7: iBeacons enhance apps' location awareness via Bluetooth LE

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Apple's new iBeacons feature for iOS 7 implements a Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) profile for micro-location, enabling a series of new geofencing capabilities for app developers.    ...
Inside iOS 7: iBeacons enhance apps' location awareness via Bluetooth LE

Project Moonshot take two: HP's low-power Gemini servers let go of ARM's Calxeda for Intel's Centerton,

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Last we'd heard of HP's Project Moonshot, that effort to create low-energy servers was set to ride on the back of the Calxeda SoC. But for the rollout of its production-ready "Gemini" models, the company's changed tack, replacing the previously announced ARM chips for Intel's Centerton. Why the sudden...
Project Moonshot take two: HP's low-power Gemini servers let go of ARM's Calxeda for Intel's Centerton,

Meet Agent, A Smartwatch With A Second Processor For Minimizing Power Consumption And Wireless Charging

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This embed is invalid Smartwatches are all the rage, and judging by the turnout and level of enthusiasm at the recent year one meetup for Pebble Kickstarter backers in San Francisco, there’s at least a passionate niche audience for the things. So it isn’t surprising to see them continue to...
Meet Agent, A Smartwatch With A Second Processor For Minimizing Power Consumption And Wireless Charging
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