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Samsung explores touchless tablet interaction with brainwave technology

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Try and wrap this one around your noggin. Samsung is currently working with researchers at the University of Texas on a project involving EEG caps that harnesses the power of one's mind to control tablets and smartphones, and if that weren't enough, the company's actually hoping to take it...
Samsung explores touchless tablet interaction with brainwave technology

Kinect Fusion-powered concept demos AR brain models for neurosurgeons (video)

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Microsoft has talked up its Kinect Fusion tool since 2011, but it took some time at TechFest this week to show off how the software could be useful in operating rooms. For those who need a refresher, Redmond's solution can create 3D models of whatever an attached Kinect sensor...
Kinect Fusion-powered concept demos AR brain models for neurosurgeons (video)

Verizon nukes your noggin. http://lgno.me/cpfN1B [Medium rare to Cajun crispy!]

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Verizon nukes your noggin. http://lgno.me/cpfN1B [Medium rare to Cajun crispy!]

Here's Microsoft's Most Important Executive Riding The Surface Tablet As A Skateboard (MSFT)

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To underscore the fact that Microsoft's Surface is extremely sturdy, Windows boss Steven Sinofsky slapped a pair of skateboard trucks and soft longboard wheels on the tablet and rode it around a little bit. Here's the photo he tweeted of himself trying to shred on the Surface. Since he runs...
Here's Microsoft's Most Important Executive Riding The Surface Tablet As A Skateboard (MSFT)

Liverpool v Arsenal - as it happened! | Scott Murray

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Liverpool had all the possession, Arsenal all the quality up front. Robin van Persie was the differenceOn Tuesday 8 April 2008, the time 9.23pm, 19-year-old Arsenal starlet Theo Walcott picked the ball up on the edge of his own area and embarked on a skittering run towards Anfield Road. Beating...
Liverpool v Arsenal - as it happened! | Scott Murray

Samsung's comically large Galaxy Note 8.0 smartphone: purely a brand play, if nothing else

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More Info Galaxy Note 8.0 preview Galaxy Note 8.0 specifications Note 8.0 spotted early at MWC The doors to this year's Mobile World Congress have just barely been opened, but you might say the show is already won. And, perhaps unsurprisingly, it's Samsung doing the winning. For those who...
Samsung's comically large Galaxy Note 8.0 smartphone: purely a brand play, if nothing else

Denon turns up the volume with 11 new headphone models featuring iOS app integration

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If you're looking for something new to wrap around your noggin this coming season, then put it on your radar that Denon will be bringing 11 new sets of headphones to store shelves this August. That number might seem like quite a lot to digest, but it becomes a...
Denon turns up the volume with 11 new headphone models featuring iOS app integration

White House Turns Star Wars / Star Trek Mistake Into Funny Meme

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As I've said before, you better have a sense of humor if you're going to be a politician. Not too long ago, the White House issued a direct response to a petition that America build a Death Star, for instance. The writer of that response proved he had his wookies...
White House Turns Star Wars / Star Trek Mistake Into Funny Meme

Purdue University's ReadingMate makes the classic reading-running combo a little easier

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Universities aren't just places for students to cut classes and enjoy themselves before eventually embarking on careers. They are also places where problems get solved, like the one facing runners who find it hard to read on the jog. That bane is the focus of a group of researchers...
Purdue University's ReadingMate makes the classic reading-running combo a little easier

Christmas Eve Dealmaster: Quiet your relatives with headphones!

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Merry Christmas Eve, Arsians! Too much family got you down? Aunts and uncles and cousins and in-laws invading your personal space, going through your fridge, screaming at each other at the top of their lungs? It's all part of the holiday experience! But it doesn't have to get you...
Christmas Eve Dealmaster: Quiet your relatives with headphones!

Biegert & Funk bring the literal time to your wristwatch with QLOCKTWO W

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It's a common desire among everyday folk: we often say we'd like to read more, if only we had the time. While it's unlikely to fill your noggin with the prose of Hemingway or the poetry of Whitman, a new wristwatch from Biegert & Funk promises to quench your...
Biegert & Funk bring the literal time to your wristwatch with QLOCKTWO W

Google Warns Thousands Of Users About Potential State-Sponsored Cyber Attacks

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According to the NYTimes, tens of thousands of users have seen the following message pop up on their Gmail, Chrome browser, or Google home page: “Warning: We believe state-sponsored attackers may be attempting to compromise your account or computer.” To be perfectly clear, this message doesn’t mean that a successful...
Google Warns Thousands Of Users About Potential State-Sponsored Cyber Attacks

Cybram 001 simulator helps doctors practice brain surgery without risking lives (video)

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Sometimes it's awesome to be a guinea pig; take for example, getting down and dirty the Consumer Preview of Windows 8. When it comes to brain surgery, however, there are no happy little accidents -- and let's face it, Bob Ross would've been a horrible surgeon. Thankfully, a new...
Cybram 001 simulator helps doctors practice brain surgery without risking lives (video)

Brain wave meter knows what you're thinking, so get your mind out of the gutter (video)

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A team from Keio University has built a brain scanner that knows when you're stressed, sleepy or interested. Resembling John McEnroe's headband, the device examines the frequency rather than the type of waves your noggin produces. That data, combined with the team's algorithm enables your thoughts and feelings to...
Brain wave meter knows what you're thinking, so get your mind out of the gutter (video)

Quirky Raises a Whopping $68M. From Andreessen Horowitz and Kleiner Perkins

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Mr. Kaufman (Photo: Twitter) There must be a whole lot of you noodling around with an inventive notion in the back of your noggin. Two major VC firms have just made a bet to that effect, investing a whopping $68 million in social product development startup Quirky. Andreessen Horowitz led the...
Quirky Raises a Whopping $68M. From Andreessen Horowitz and Kleiner Perkins

Size Matters In Florida

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John Heilemann thinks the Romney campaign needs a margin of victory "that screams that they have decapitated Gingrich, and then played soccer with his severed head": What margin will convey that image? At this point, I'd guess the consensus among the political class is that it will have to be...
Size Matters In Florida

SOEmote tracks our face, transplants our expressions onto an Everquest II persona (hands-on)

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Sony's PlayStation division may have been the main focus this week at E3, but Sony Online Entertainment has something unique of its own of its to show off for MMORG players. Specifically, folks who are into the PC title Everquest II will soon be able to access a facial...
SOEmote tracks our face, transplants our expressions onto an Everquest II persona (hands-on)

Huawei Fusion arrives at AT&T, lets you Go prepaid with Gingerbread for $125

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Hey, not everyone needs a bunch-of-core superphone tied down to a two-year contract, so it's always nice to have some solid prepaid options, right? If you shook your head yes to that, you'll be pleased to know that AT&T's just added the Android Gingerbread-loaded Huawei Fusion to its GoPhone...
Huawei Fusion arrives at AT&T, lets you Go prepaid with Gingerbread for $125

Dark Souls 2 - preview

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PC, PS3, Xbox; From SoftwareThere was a moment in the Dark Souls 2 presentation in New York last week that I feel aptly sums up the entire aesthetic of From Software's belligerently difficult RPG series.Picture the scene: an armour-clad warrior is walking down a dimly lit hallway in a medieval...
Dark Souls 2 - preview

White House Turns Star Wars / Star Trek Mistake Into Funny Meme

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As I've said before, you better have a sense of humor if you're going to be a politician. Not too long ago, the White House issued a direct response to a petition that America build a Death Star, for instance. The writer of that response proved he had his wookies...
White House Turns Star Wars / Star Trek Mistake Into Funny Meme

Quirky helmet concept gives new meaning to headlight

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As a general rule, it's usually never a good look to strap things to your noggin. That said, we're willing to let this particular Quirky-made concept slide for two reasons: it could very well save your motorcycle-loving life and it won't muck up your head gear. The in-development helmet...
Quirky helmet concept gives new meaning to headlight
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