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Hubless Zigzain Bicycle Concept Powered by Simple Driveshaft [Bicycles]

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Would a drive shaft work in a bicycle? Possibly, and here's a BMX bike concept that takes the design and runs with it, sans hubs!The hubless wheels are a cool touch, I'll admit, but I have my doubts about whether the tiny driveshaft will replace today's venerable chain configuration. Whatever...
Hubless Zigzain Bicycle Concept Powered by Simple Driveshaft [Bicycles]

Google is giving a free Chromebook Pixel to all I/O attendees

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Google has announced at I/O, its annual developer conference held in California, that everyone attending the first keynote this morning will receive a free Chromebook Pixel. Sundar Pichai, Google SVP of Chrome and Android, revealed the news on stage: “Our goal behind the Pixel was to literally to build the best...
Google is giving a free Chromebook Pixel to all I/O attendees
Zuckerberg And Facebook Have Thought About Charging For APIs, But Advertising Is Better

New iPad rumored using Senseg haptic feedback technology

www.electronista.com
The new iPad being announced later today could have haptic feedback, Pocket-lint sources claim. Apple has allegedly been in talks with a Finnish company, Senseg, the creators of a technology called E-Sense. Unlike normal haptic feedback methods, the one Apple is reportedly using would put an electrical pulse behind every...
New iPad rumored using Senseg haptic feedback technology

Google's Apps, Chromebooks Central To Malaysia's Educational Improvements

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Schools across Malaysia will be getting Google Chromebooks to help with their digital education. In a blog post, Google explains that schools across Malaysia will be getting Google Chromebooks to help with their digital education, and that some 10 million school kids in both primary and secondary education will...
Google's Apps, Chromebooks Central To Malaysia's Educational Improvements
90 Seconds on The Verge: Google I/O, Microsoft, and Apple's App Store

Google Maps On Your Desktop Is Getting A Brand New Look, More Features (GOOG)

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Google Maps has been one of the more popular apps Google created and Google just announced a bunch of new improvements to it. The new Maps includes a gorgeous full-screen mode. The side bar is gone. It allows you to customize the maps in new ways, too, like connecting to...
Google Maps On Your Desktop Is Getting A Brand New Look, More Features (GOOG)

First impressions of a new flagship, the LG Optimus G Pro for AT&T

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Last week, AT&T announced it is exclusively selling the LG Optimus G Pro for $199 with contract. The phone can be pre-ordered now and is expected to be available on May 10. I received an early review unit and have spent just a little time so far using the phone....
First impressions of a new flagship, the LG Optimus G Pro for AT&T

Acer unveils slightly upgraded C7 Chromebook with 4GB RAM and 6 hour battery

9to5google.com
If the Pixel sparked your interest in investing in a Chromebook, but its absurd price turned you off, then the Acer C7 Chromebook may be what you’re looking for. Announced via press release this afternoon, the new and improved Chromebook C7 from Acer boasts a number of useful performance boosts....
Acer unveils slightly upgraded C7 Chromebook with 4GB RAM and 6 hour battery

Sony lifting development license fee on PlayStation Vita and Mobile starting ... yesterday

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Sony's already got a low barrier to entry for developers on its PlayStation Mobile platform, which encompasses the PlayStation Vita handheld game console and a variety of smartphones -- just $99 for a license enables publishing across all PlayStation Mobile devices. Apparently that fee is too much for some...
Sony lifting development license fee on PlayStation Vita and Mobile starting ... yesterday

Insert Coin: 'Epic Mario' aims to build entire Super Mario Bros. Level 1-1 with Legos (video)

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In Insert Coin, we look at an exciting new tech project that requires funding before it can hit production. If you'd like to pitch a project, please send us a tip with "Insert Coin" as the subject line. What's cooler than Super Mario Bros. and Legos? Why, Super Mario Bros....
Insert Coin: 'Epic Mario' aims to build entire Super Mario Bros. Level 1-1 with Legos (video)

Bing Buys Up The First Mega-Sized Facebook Log-Out Ad Placement

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The first Facebook  ”logged out” ad space has an advertiser – Microsoft.  This high-pixel ad space was announced at fMC last week, and is only displayed to those users who log out of Facebook.  TechCrunch reported the news of the partnership between Bing and Facebook, and Facebook... Please visit Marketing...
Bing Buys Up The First Mega-Sized Facebook Log-Out Ad Placement

Nokia Reportedly Lining Up 'True' PureView Windows Phone For Launch This Year -- Codenamed EOS

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The Nokia 808 PureView was arguably the best phone to be unboxed at last year’s Mobile World Congress tradeshow. Except it wasn’t, because the handset was running the legacy Symbian OS. The PureView’s whopping 41 megapixel camera did certainly capture the imagination, along with Nokia’s clever pixel-oversampling technique which meant...
Nokia Reportedly Lining Up 'True' PureView Windows Phone For Launch This Year -- Codenamed EOS

Why You Can’t Dismiss Nokia’s 41-Megapixel Phone

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My first reaction upon hearing about Nokia’s 41-megapixel 808 Pureview was that it was an absurdity, a perfect example of the very worst of consumer electronics, and a total miss. But the more I read, the better I understood that this phone isn’t just some freak of nature with a...
Why You Can’t Dismiss Nokia’s 41-Megapixel Phone

With SteelHouse Slingshot, Advertisers Can Customize Their Websites For Visitors Who Saw Their Ads

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With a new feature called Slingshot, marketing tech startup SteelHouse wants advertisers to look beyond the click. President and CEO Mark Douglas told me that he’s trying to tackle the problem of “viewthroughs” — people who see an ad and, even though they don’t click on it, are prompted to...
With SteelHouse Slingshot, Advertisers Can Customize Their Websites For Visitors Who Saw Their Ads

Designers: Kleiner Perkins Wants You

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One the biggest trends sweeping Silicon Valley is the glorification of design. Entrepreneurs used to sweat over the back-end technology that kept their sites running. Now following the example of design-obsessed Steve Jobs and others, they are equally anxious about the color and placement of each pixel on the screen...
Designers: Kleiner Perkins Wants You
Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 delayed for revisions

Ring, ring! Skype video calls arrive in the browser.... with Outlook.com

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People pining for Skype video calls directly in the browser have something to look forward to today, provided they use Outlook.com for their email. On Tuesday, Skype announced a preview of web support for its audio, video and instant messaging services in Firefox, Internet Explorer and Chrome. The service is...
Ring, ring! Skype video calls arrive in the browser.... with Outlook.com

Epic video game art lights up 'Into the Pixel' exhibit

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Take a peek at the eye-popping original art that inspired 16 major video games selected as finalists for a prestigious video game art exhibition debuting at E3 2012. [Read more]...
Epic video game art lights up 'Into the Pixel' exhibit

3D book scanner blows through tomes at 250 pages per minute

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Dai Nippon Printing probably isn't a company you're terribly familiar with, but you might feel inclined to keep closer tabs on the Japanese outfit. With help from the University of Tokyo, Dai Nippon has created a book scanner that can plow through texts at up to 250 pages a...
3D book scanner blows through tomes at 250 pages per minute
Rumor: iPad mini is going retina
BlackBerry Q5: an entry level BlackBerry 10 handset (hands-on)
How touch-screen laptops can help the mobile Web

Sprint’s LG Viper 4G LTE launches April 22nd for just $99.99

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Sprint announced last week that pre-orders for one of its first 4G LTE-enabled smartphones were going live on April 12th, and now the carrier has made launch details official. LG’s affordable Viper 4G LTE will become available in just over a week on April 22nd for $99.99 on contract....
Sprint’s LG Viper 4G LTE launches April 22nd for just $99.99

LG Optimus G Pro to debut this April

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Set to launch through Japanese carrier NTT DoCoMo, the new LG phone will offer a 5-inch screen with a 1,920x1,080 pixel display. [Read more]...
LG Optimus G Pro to debut this April

MIT hushing up swarmbot display tech?

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On Wednesday morning, Evan Ackerman over at BotJunkie posted about MIT's Flyfire system. The idea behind the system is simple and very exciting: Swarms of tiny LED-carrying robot helicopters arrange themselves in the air to make 2D or 3D displays in which each bot serves as a single pixel....
MIT hushing up swarmbot display tech?
How Google plans to rule the computing world through Chrome

Meet Dave Wiskus, the designer who shared his future vision on stage at #TNW2012

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Dave Wiskus is a designer and the creative officer at Black Pixel the application developer and design house. Wiskus was one of the speakers at The Next Web conference in Amsterdam and he believes that the future of design will be about users and not profit. He says that design is...
Meet Dave Wiskus, the designer who shared his future vision on stage at #TNW2012
iOS 6 Simulator Test Lends Credence To iPhone 5 Resolution Rumors

Classic Note For iOS Is Bringing Blocky Back

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In case you can’t wait for Jony Ive to give iOS a complete revamp, there’s Classic Note, an app that will bring back a bit of the Woz-Jobs magic in fully 128K glory. The app includes a note taker and calculator stuffed into a package that harkens back to the...
Classic Note For iOS Is Bringing Blocky Back
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