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Today's two-second laugh: iPad printing, solved

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Filed under: iPad Take one iPad with any application running (and a clear-as-day multitouch screen), add one multi-function printer with an optical scanner, and boom, you've solved the problem of printing from iPad. Who needs a firmware update when you've got a little ingenuity? [via Engadget]TUAWToday's two-second laugh: iPad printing,...
Today's two-second laugh: iPad printing, solved

Basis Takes On Jawbone, Nike, Finally Launches Its Impressive $199 Health Tracking Band

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For Quantified Self devotees, data hounds and fitness enthusiasts, it’s a good time to be alive. Recent improvements in sensor technology, battery life and connectivity (and lower costs) have given rise to a slew of wearable gadgets and apps that make it easy to track and make sense of our...
Basis Takes On Jawbone, Nike, Finally Launches Its Impressive $199 Health Tracking Band
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Rheinmetall 50kW laser weapon aces latest test, pew-pews a 3-inch ballistic target

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In the "sure wish we had a video" category, aptly-monikered defense contractor Rheinmetall has run a highly successful test of its 50kW high-energy laser weapon. It works by hunting down incoming targets using a so-called Skyguard radar system, then locking in with an optical scanner before firing multiple, superimposed...
Rheinmetall 50kW laser weapon aces latest test, pew-pews a 3-inch ballistic target
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