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PaperFold E Ink phone is context sensitive based on folds

<b>A foldable e-paper smartphone concept adjusts how it displays information based on the configuration of folds between its three screens.</b><p>An E Ink …

MIT is about to become the world’s first Bitcoin economy

What would happen if every undergraduate student on a campus got $100 in Bitcoins? And what if that campus was the endlessly inventive MIT?<p>Those questions are behind a new Bitcoin experiment at MIT, which prides itself on pioneering emerging technologies. More than half a million dollars has been …

Glowing Lunecase feeds on iPhone's electromagnetic radiation

It's well-known that phones emit a bit of electromagnetic radiation. The topic's been the subject of much speculation, study, and even a bit of concern. Electromagnetic radiation's about to get a reputation as an intriguing alternative energy source.<p>The Lunecase looks at first like a pretty regular …

The New MacBook Air Continues Apple's Embracing And Extending Across The Price Points

Yesterday’s announcement of the new MacBook Airs shows Apple’s version of ‘embrace and extend’ is alive and well. By providing an even more competitive option in the $1000 price band, Cupertino is leveraging the MacBook Air as a gateway to the Apple world and bringing more people into the ecosystem …

Google no longer mining student Gmail accounts for targeted ads (updated)

Google makes no bones about scanning our emails for advertising purposes, but the company has suddenly become a bit more timid when it comes prying into students' messages. According to the <i>WSJ</i>, Google has stopped scanning the 30 million accounts that are registered under its free-of-charge Google …

Android gained 8 percentage points in US in the past year, mostly at iOS’ expense

With the release of some smartphone OS market share numbers to the end of March this year, Android is up more than 8 percentage points from 2013 in the US. This brings Android to almost 60% US market share.<p>The exact numbers reported see Android up 8.3 percentage points over last year, to a total of …

Lix, A More Precise 3D-Printing Pen, Passes Its Kickstarter Goal In 2-Hours

The 3Doodler 3D-printing pen, as my TC colleague John Biggs recently pointed out, is a fun toy but a silly tool. It’s big and its output is frustratingly wonky. But then it was created by a pair of veteran toy makers so focusing on the fun was clearly the primary intention.<p>Now a U.K. startup is …