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Mighty Mug Promises You'll Never Spill Your Coffee Ever Again - Technabob

How many mugs have you broken this year? If you answer two or more, then you’re a certified klutz and you shouldn’t be using glassware anymore. …

Google to Launch Wireless Internet Provider Services

You’ve probably heard about Google Fiber, Google’s own internet service provider plans that have brought faster internet to certain cities than ever …

Gear & Gadgets

Apple 1 from 1976 signed by Wozniak sells for $650,000

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/981000/981472_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1532453542_7f2567db9e0b14131799ad4f3fcf9adc<p><b>An original Apple 1 computer from 1976 - one of only six still in working order - has sold at auction in Germany for more than 500,000 euros …

Steve Wozniak

'Phones for all pupils’ to close the digital gap

A council is considering giving children smartphones when they get to school to end the “digital divide” between rich and poor pupils.<p>A ban on 24,000 pupils using their smartphones in 62 primary and secondary schools in Aberdeen is to be lifted, with teachers instead encouraging their use as a …

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HTC One 'Google Edition' with stock Android reportedly in the works

HTC may follow Samsung's lead and produce a "Google Edition" of its latest flagship smartphone running stock Android. According to sources that spoke to Russell Holly at <i>Geek</i>, work on a version of the HTC One without its Sense software customizations is underway, with a US launch said to be …

Hangouts Easter Eggs put dinos and ponies in your chat

If the 850 hand-drawn emoji included in Hangouts aren't enough for you, we've got some good news -- there's a small collection of Easter Eggs that add even more whimsy to your discussions. The commands are mostly initiated with an IRC-like "/" followed by certain words. For example "/ponies" sends …

Watch and record live TV on your Raspberry Pi

Many of those set-top boxes hidden under televisions are already running Linux. And despite their lack of CPU power, they're all more than capable of …

Android to get built-in Bluetooth Smart Ready support this year

As powerful as Android can be, Bluetooth is one of its glaring weaknesses: the absence of a default Bluetooth framework has led to inconsistent implementations from both device builders and app developers. Google is at last covering that gaping hole, however. As hinted earlier today, it's …

EA to end Online Pass program, cites player disapproval

Remember EA's Online Pass program? If you've ever purchased one of the company's games used, it probably rings a bell. The system was devised in 2010 as a way for the company to collect revenue from used game sales, requiring players of second-hand software to pay an additional fee to unlock …

Google+ now chooses your 'best' photographs

New features mean Google can automatically enhance and select your ‘best’ photographs, the company has announced.<p>Speaking at the Google I/O conference in San Francisco, Vic Gundotra said that as more users uploaded all their photographs to Google+, in large part because of Android phones doing so …

$349 Nvidia Shield mobile gaming console is high-powered and premium priced

Nvidia(s nvda) debuted its Project Shield gaming console in January and now the full details are available. On Tuesday, the company announced that …

Battlefield 4's Frostbite 3 game engine goes mobile in 'Frostbite Go'

It appears that while EA's making claims that its Frostbite 3 game engine (which powers next-gen's <i>Battlefield 4</i>) can't run on Nintendo's Wii U, the game publisher is also working on bringing "true Frostbite experiences to all major mobile platforms." The Frostbite website details the initiative as …

Nokia's colorful DC-18 portable USB charger matches your phone, shoes

For the most part, battery packs have become what CD cases were in the late 90s -- generic and utilitarian. Nokia's new DC-18 portable chargers dare to be different. The sharp, tile-like designs house a modest 1,720 mAh cell, retractable micro-USB cable (that doubles as a a switch,) plus an LED …