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AT&T Has One Of The Best WiFi Hotspots You Can Buy (T)

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Mobile hotspots are a great way to connect to the Internet on-the-go. The tiny devices use a wireless carrier's network to connect at high speeds and then beam it your computer or other device through a WiFi signal. I've been using Novatel's latest hotspot, the AT&T MiFi Liberate, for some...
AT&T Has One Of The Best WiFi Hotspots You Can Buy (T)

You’ve lost or had your mobile phone stolen on holiday, now what?

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Hopefully you’ve never experienced that sinking feeling the moment you realize that you’ve either lost or had your mobile device stolen. This situation alone can be enough to paralyze some, but if it happens while you’re away from home on unfamiliar territory, it’s even worse. For all the love, joy,...
You’ve lost or had your mobile phone stolen on holiday, now what?
How energy harvesting tech could power wearables and the internet of things
Sonic Notify uses sound waves to push content to your phone, nabs a patent
NASA Puts Nanotechnology Swarm Patents Up for Auction

MIT 'microthrusters' are the size of a penny, could reposition tiny satellites

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Bus-sized satellites require massive engines for even the slightest movements, but as far smaller structures become a possibility, a tiny driving mechanism can offer usable thrust. To serve this next-gen tech, MIT saw a need to develop "microthrusters," which are each the size of a penny and can be...
MIT 'microthrusters' are the size of a penny, could reposition tiny satellites

Is The FBI Dumb, Evil, Or Just Incompetent?

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Your government is worried. The world is “going dark.” Once upon a time, telephones were the only way to talk to someone far away, and the authorities could wiretap any phone they wanted. Nowadays, though, suspects might be communicating via Facebook, Google Hangouts, WhatsApp, Snapchat, Skype, Viber. And so, inevitably:...
Is The FBI Dumb, Evil, Or Just Incompetent?

MIT figures out how to power tiny devices with... the ear

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The ear's cochlea houses a natural battery containing ions that create a tiny electrical voltage. Researchers are developing chips with such low-power demand that this voltage just might be enough to power them. [Read more]...
MIT figures out how to power tiny devices with... the ear

NASA puts nanotechnology swarm patents up for auction

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Psst. If you’re thinking of getting into the intelligent smoke-detector business or building a swarm of nano-bots, NASA has a few patents for you. In fact, you might even get them at a bargain price. They’re up for auction Thursday in Los Angeles, at an event run by the...
NASA puts nanotechnology swarm patents up for auction

How To Use Electronics All Day Without Destroying Your Body

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It’s not just sitting at a computer all day long that’s killing modern man: hunching over to use our cell phones, leaning back to read tablets, and even the standing desk is wreaking havoc on our bodies. Crippling our posture to use tiny devices for extended periods of time drops...
How To Use Electronics All Day Without Destroying Your Body
Review: Samsung's new ARM Chromebook gets by without Intel inside

Death By Wikipedia: Encyclopaedia Britannica Stops Printing

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So many things about printed encyclopedias seem insane now. The space that dozens of volumes takes up. How much an entire set weighs (well over 100 pounds). The fact that many middle class families used to have to pay for them in regular installments. How slowly they are updated with...
Death By Wikipedia: Encyclopaedia Britannica Stops Printing
How Stanford-affiliated StartX began to embrace medical startups
Leap Motion and HP bringing embedded gesture control to PCs; 'watches, smartphones, glasses' coming next

The demise and rebirth of compact cameras

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Compact point-and-shoot cameras are rapidly becoming something of a rare phenomenon in our society. Attend any sort of significant public gathering, such as a music concert, wedding or large sporting event, and you will notice a sweeping change in the way that people document it. A plethora of smartphones are...
The demise and rebirth of compact cameras
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