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LG's Optimus G caught on camera, flexes quad-core muscles

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So, it seems that all those airborne clues about LG's new superphone are slowly coalescing into something more concrete. In fact, according to the folk at AndroidMx, so concrete they've actually had a go with one. Most of the specification they report chimes with what we'd already heard. The...
LG's Optimus G caught on camera, flexes quad-core muscles
BII MOBILE INSIGHTS: Here's How The Tablet Market Evolved In 2012
Redefining the art of self-portraits with a CT scanner and 3D printer

Vine graces Amazon Appstore, gives Kindle Fire HD's front-facing cam a workout

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Sure, the Kindle Fire HD may only have a front-facing camera, but its solitary shooter is about to start flexing more than its video chat muscles. Vine has just arrived on Amazon's Appstore, and it's ready for owners to download and churn out as many six-second video clips as...
Vine graces Amazon Appstore, gives Kindle Fire HD's front-facing cam a workout

How the tablet market evolved in 2012: Apple, Google, Samsung, Amazon, and Microsoft go to war

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The biggest year for tablets so far was undoubtedly 2012. Amazon and Google stepped up their games, Apple responded accordingly, Samsung flexed its muscles, and even Microsoft showed up to the party. Here’s our take on what happened this year and what it all means. Before we dive in though,...
How the tablet market evolved in 2012: Apple, Google, Samsung, Amazon, and Microsoft go to war

Thalmic Labs rolls out muscle-sensing Myo gesture control

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Startup Thalmic Labs has announced the launch of Myo, a new gesture control system. The device is housed in an armband worn on the forearm that senses electrical activity in the muscles, allowing users to interact with digital technologies using fingers and hands without relying on a camera-based capture. The...
Thalmic Labs rolls out muscle-sensing Myo gesture control
Terry Crews's playable Old Spice ad lets you control an insane drum set with his muscles

Microsoft granted patent for wearable EMG device

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Those muscle spasms? They're now good for something. Okay, so Microsoft's just-granted patent for a wearable EMG device doesn't really thrive off of involuntary twitching and such, but it does use your movements to control your smartphone, notebook and other gadgets. The "Wearable Electromyography-Based Controller," which we first glimpsed...
Microsoft granted patent for wearable EMG device

Does a Reddit live chat give Obama more tech cred?

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The president flexes his social media muscles again and holds an "ask me anything" session on Reddit, the ultimate geek Q&A forum. It likely earned him points with the tech set. [Read more]...
Does a Reddit live chat give Obama more tech cred?

DARPA developing muscle-controlled prosthetic limbs that can feel (video)

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DARPA's no stranger to bionic limb research, however two new projects under the agency's RE-NET program focus on improving amputees' link to their prosthetics. RE-NET aims to develop the technology that will connect artificial limbs to existing nerves and muscles. Once that's achieved, users will be able feel with...
DARPA developing muscle-controlled prosthetic limbs that can feel (video)
Man with first mind-controlled bionic leg climbs Chicago's 103-story Willis Tower

Eurocom Panther 4.0 is the mirror universe's version of an Ultrabook

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Eurocom, like its chassis-brethren Maingear and Clevo, just lives to jam over-sized Sandy Bridge E hardware into mumpsy laptops. Find yourself in front of the Panther 4.0 and you'll be staring into a 17.3-inch 1920 x 1080 display (you can choose between matte, glossy and 3D) as you work...
Eurocom Panther 4.0 is the mirror universe's version of an Ultrabook

Late 2012 iPad carries new PowerVR SGX 554MP4 graphics, muscles ahead in video speed

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It's well established that the A6X chip in the fourth-generation iPad is about twice as fast as its predecessor in pure number crunching, but how about those reportedly doubled graphics amid some increasingly fierce competition? Thanks to some help from Kishonti, AnandTech has learned that Apple may still have...
Late 2012 iPad carries new PowerVR SGX 554MP4 graphics, muscles ahead in video speed

Flick Champions World Edition for iPhone and iPad

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Unless you are reading this from the Olympic Village in London, I'm going to guess that the odds of you one day enjoying Olympic glory are several hundredths of a decimal point removed from "minimal." Not to worry: Flick Champions World Edition gives you a chance to enjoy some time...
Flick Champions World Edition for iPhone and iPad

How tweets reveal where you live

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WeKnowYourHouse.com shows how easy it is to use Twitter for evil, Google builds its travel muscles with Frommer's, and the Neo Geo makes a comeback. [Read more]...
How tweets reveal where you live

PayPal offers price matching, free return shipping for the holidays

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PayPal is getting even more aggressive in courting consumers with the rollout of new holiday promotions for cost-conscious shoppers. Now, consumers can get price-matching, free return shipping and six-month financing on purchases online or in-store through the end of the year. When a purchased product is advertised for less by any...
PayPal offers price matching, free return shipping for the holidays

10 Great Ideas Someone Should Invent

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This article might change your life or make you rich. It’s time to save the world. There’s a lot of bad news out there. Rising unemployment, soldiers being replaced in their jobs by drones that kill babies, a new housing crisis that will end all housing crises, who is the...
10 Great Ideas Someone Should Invent

Brain implant allows paralysed woman to control a robot with her thoughts

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The BrainGate implant can decode a patient's brain signals and instruct a robotic arm to reach and grasp objectsA woman who lost the use of her limbs after a devastating stroke nearly 15 years ago has taken a sip of coffee by guiding a robotic arm with her thoughts.The 58-year-old...
Brain implant allows paralysed woman to control a robot with her thoughts

Hipmunk Adds Calendar Integration To Mobile Apps For Trip Planning Bliss

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Hipmunk, the flight and hotel search startup known for its snazzy user interfaces, has done it again. The company today is rolling out a new integration for its mobile apps with popular calendar applications (right now it works with iCal, Google Calendar, and Microsoft Outlook.) Essentially, this makes the often...
Hipmunk Adds Calendar Integration To Mobile Apps For Trip Planning Bliss

Warrior Web from DARPA aims to boost muscles, reduce fatigue and injury (video)

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The U.S. Military's dabbled with full-on robotic suits in the past, but it's now looking at a less convoluted, more energy-efficient approach. A project called Warrior Web from DARPA aims to enhance soldier carrying capacity and minimize injuries by distributing loads better, providing better joint support and "reapply(ing) energy...
Warrior Web from DARPA aims to boost muscles, reduce fatigue and injury (video)
Marvel and Aurasma Announce New Line Of Augment Reality Comics

Google Muscles Into Paid Discovery Of Apps With New Click-To-Download Mobile Ads

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The app stores are overrun, and there’s little way to get noticed until you break into the charts. So Google has just announced a new AdWords unit called “Click-To-Download” mobile ads that lead directly to iTunes and Google Play. With a similar design to Facebook’s app ads, Google is reaching...
Google Muscles Into Paid Discovery Of Apps With New Click-To-Download Mobile Ads
Canon Debuts "Experience Centre" Physical Showroom In Canada, Includes 500px Partnership

US military exploring Kinect for low-cost physical therapy routines

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When Bill Gates first demoed his BASIC interpreter for the Altair, it seems a safe bet that he could've never guessed that his company would eventually be collaborating with the US military to introduce new forms of physical therapy. Thanks to Kinect, however, Microsoft and the Air Force are...
US military exploring Kinect for low-cost physical therapy routines

Cracking your knuckles does not actually hurt your bones or cause arthritis. The sound you hear is just gas bubbles bursting. Cracking your knuckles (or any of your joints) can have therapeutic benefits. When you crack one of your joints you are pulling

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Cracking your knuckles does not actually hurt your bones or cause arthritis. The sound you hear is just gas bubbles bursting. Cracking your knuckles (or any of your joints) can have therapeutic benefits. When you crack one of your joints you are pulling
This Is The Most Innovative Startup From This Year's Y-Combinator Class

Olympic Committee Apparently Determined to Suck the Fun out of Twitter

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Pretty sure if we actually use an image of the Olympics, we’re getting sued. (Photo: Flickr.com/revstan) The Olympics don’t get going for another month, but it’s already looking like the games may already be headed for a bruising run-in with the Internet. ReadWriteWeb has found the International Olympic Committee’s social media...
Olympic Committee Apparently Determined to Suck the Fun out of Twitter

Facebook's power play

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The social network's D.C. lobbying shop muscles up for a war on potential privacy regulations....
Facebook's power play
Brain-implanted electrical device helps restore life to paralyzed limbs

Scientists tap brain signals to help paralyzed hand move

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Researchers at Northwestern University have developed a device they say can deliver messages from the brain directly to muscles -- skipping over the spinal cord -- and enable a paralyzed hand to move....
Scientists tap brain signals to help paralyzed hand move
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