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Kogan Agora phablet hands-on (video)

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Kogan has released a budget-friendly netbook (back when netbooks existed), laptop and tablet, and now its got a new product to show us here at CES -- the Agora smartphone. It's verging on phablet territory with a 5-inch screen (800 x 480 resolution), and running the whole show is...
Kogan Agora phablet hands-on (video)
Quadcopter prototype provides wireless charging for sensors in remote locations
Man builds induction-powered LED engagement ring, wins at everything

Powerocks debuts lightweight, compact Tarot backup battery

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Power solution manufacturer Powerocks today announced Tarot -- a backup battery designed to fit in a wallet, pocket, or small purse to provide an emergency charge for smartphones, tablets and other mobile devices quickly and safely when away from a power source or outlet. Tarot weighs 1.79 ounces, with measurements...
Powerocks debuts lightweight, compact Tarot backup battery

iPhone 5 Battery Images Leak: Only Slighter Larger Than iPhone 4S Battery, Despite Expected LTE

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In the blogosphere’s continuing quest to assemble a virtual iPhone 5 before Apple unveils a real one in September, 9to5Mac has published images of what appears to be the next iPhone’s battery. Juicy stuff! As expected, the battery is a bit larger than the last iPhone, but not by much....
iPhone 5 Battery Images Leak: Only Slighter Larger Than iPhone 4S Battery, Despite Expected LTE

A green Hadoop could manage solar-powered data centers

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The worlds of big data geeks and clean energy nerds have collided. Researchers at Rutgers University and Polytechnic University of Catalonia have proposed building “GreenHadoop,” a version of the programming framework MapReduce that could manage a data center’s computing workload to optimize clean energy from a solar system with grid...
A green Hadoop could manage solar-powered data centers

Adorable iPhone Arcade Cabinet Is Waiting For Your Minuscule Quarters [Gaming]

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Ion Audio's iCade Jr. may have beaten it to the punch, but since it uses the dock connector to talk to your iPhone instead of Bluetooth, the iAppCade cabinet doesn't need its own power source. More »...
Adorable iPhone Arcade Cabinet Is Waiting For Your Minuscule Quarters [Gaming]

Dropcam Updates iOS Apps With Location Based Control And Time Scheduling

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Dropcam is updating their iOS apps today with two new features their users have been clamoring for: location awareness and in-app time scheduling. Dropcam is a high definition plug-and-play security camera that has gotten some well deserved praise for its simplistic design and easy installation. Once your Dropcam is plugged...
Dropcam Updates iOS Apps With Location Based Control And Time Scheduling

Tencent and TCL team up on 26-inch Ice Screen with Android

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Tencent, China's largest Internet service portal, has teamed up with hardware maker TCL Multimedia to produce this 26-inch TV that has many tablet-like functions. Dubbed Ice Screen, it is powered by Android 4.0 and sports 1,366x768 resolution. The screen connects to Tencent's QQ Services and has its own power source...
Tencent and TCL team up on 26-inch Ice Screen with Android

Apple firmware update brings Mountain Lion's Power Nap feature to MacBook Airs

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Apple has issued a firmware update for MacBook Air computers today that should enable support for OS X Mountain Lion’s new Power Nap feature. It should be available on Mid-2011 models and newer. Apple describes Power Nap this way: When your Mac goes to sleep, it still gets things done...
Apple firmware update brings Mountain Lion's Power Nap feature to MacBook Airs
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Apple firmware update gives Retina MacBook Pros the Power Nap support they've been missing

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Following the release of a firmware update yesterday that enabled the Power Nap feature on MacBook Air mid-2011 models, Apple has shipped a similar update for Retina MacBook Pros, reports MacRumors. The update, which should be present under Software Update, enable’s Apple’s Power Nap, which it describes this way: When...
Apple firmware update gives Retina MacBook Pros the Power Nap support they've been missing

Magnesium: Alternative Power Source

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Magnesium: Alternative Power Source

Analogix announces SlimPort accessories for Nexus 4

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Analogix announced today the availability of new accessories that will allow the recently announced Google-LG Nexus 4 to connect to video output devices. The Nexus 4 is the first smartphone to feature SlimPort technology, which is based on DisplayPort, and Analogix' selection of SlimPort accessories will allow the new Nexus...
Analogix announces SlimPort accessories for Nexus 4

Google Glass Explorer Editions start receiving XE5 software update, new features

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Google's cadre of Glass explorers only started receiving the headgear last month, but the folks in Mountain View are already pushing out an update. Named XE5, the fresh software carries a raft of tweaks and new features, ranging from crash reporting to Google+ notifications. Among the more notable upgrades...
Google Glass Explorer Editions start receiving XE5 software update, new features

Enthusiasm for solar panels is contagious

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Residents are more likely to install solar panels on their own homes if their neighbors have also embraced the technology. A study by Yale and New York University investigating the effects of social interaction on adoption of solar photovoltaic panels—i.e., whether other people's enthusiasm for solar power is contagious—discovered that...
Enthusiasm for solar panels is contagious

Giving iPad PowerPoint Presentations Just Got a Lot Better

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One of the iPad's more intriguing business uses is making presentations before a live audience. The device is portable and fun to use, and the swipe and pinch gestures can make for some dramatic presentations. Sadly, iPad presentations haven't lived up to their potential - especially for users of...
Giving iPad PowerPoint Presentations Just Got a Lot Better

LittleBits Is A Nearly Perfect Electronics Discovery Kit

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I’ve been hearing about LittleBits, an electronics kit for hobbyists and kids, for quite a while but I never got a chance to play with them until recently. The company recently announced a funding round with hardware manufacturer PCH and they launched their Extended Kit, a new box of bits....
LittleBits Is A Nearly Perfect Electronics Discovery Kit

Researchers create lithium-ion battery that can stretch to 300% its original size

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Researchers at Northwestern and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have created a stretchable, flexible lithium-ion battery that can be recharged wirelessly. This is big news for wearable computing, roll-up displays, and implantable devices -- all of which have been desperately awaiting a flexible, stretchy power source....
Researchers create lithium-ion battery that can stretch to 300% its original size

Sony Shows Power Outlets That Can Control Electricity by User, Device, or Source

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Sony is developing electric wall sockets and plugs that can control power consumption by appliance, user or original power source....
Sony Shows Power Outlets That Can Control Electricity by User, Device, or Source

Voyager Is Leaving The Solar System!

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The Voyager 1 space probe, which launched in 1977, has now reached the edge of the solar system Chris Wickham at Reuters reports. It will soon become the first and only man-made object to enter interstellar space, Voyager is now about 18 billion kilometers from the sun. It's traveling...
Voyager Is Leaving The Solar System!

Qualcomm's wireless power technology allows for pad-free charging

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If Qualcomm's vision becomes a reality, users will be able to wirelessly recharge smartphones and tablets without placing them in direct contact with charging pads.The chip maker has started shipping test equipment that allows phones to be charged by placing them millimeters away from a wireless power source. A...
Qualcomm's wireless power technology allows for pad-free charging

A double helping of Pi: Hit mini-computer Raspberry Pi now available with 512MB of RAM

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Mini computer favourite Raspberry Pi just got fatter as element14, the collaborative community and electronics store furthers its partnership and launches the new 512MB board. The latest version provides double the RAM and so it is able to cope with multimedia, high memory and mobile applications. According to element14. this...
A double helping of Pi: Hit mini-computer Raspberry Pi now available with 512MB of RAM

Will your body be the battery of the future?

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The average human, at rest, produces around 100 watts of energy. This equates to around 2000 kcal of food energy, which is why your recommended daily intake of calories is around 2000 kcal. Over periods of a few minutes (or a few hours in the case of trained athletes), we...
Will your body be the battery of the future?
Apple buying energy-efficient Bloom fuel cells to power North Carolina data center

CordLite illuminated iOS dock connector cable hands-on (video)

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Love or hate it, Apple's 30-pin dock connector is no easier to attach than a standard micro-USB plug. That's not to say that it's tremendously difficult to link an iOS device with its proprietary cable, but it can be a nuisance on occasion, especially when you're fumbling around in...
CordLite illuminated iOS dock connector cable hands-on (video)
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Apple Granted Patent on Methods for Dimming Screens Based on Content Needs
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Future iPhones could have true wireless charging with no station required
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