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Here's NASA's New Design for a Warp Drive Ship

In 2012, NASA physicist Harold White revealed that he and a team were working on a design for a faster-than-light ship. Now he's collaborated with an …

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Study finds weird magic ingredient for quantum computing

A form of quantum weirdness is a key ingredient for building quantum computers according to new research from a team at the University of Waterloo's …

HP Slate6 and Slate7 want to turn phablets into VoiceTabs

When is a phablet not a phablet? When it's a VoiceTab! HP is planning to make its voice heard in the mobile game with the new HP Slate6 VoiceTab and HP Slate7 VoiceTab.<p>The Slate6 has a 6-inch screen, while the Slate7 -- you guessed it -- is a 7-inch tablet. The Slate6 boasts a 720p screen, and the …

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Could This Mini Device Free Your SIM Card From Your Phone?

Japanese operator Docomo wants to free your SIM card from your phone to help manage your presence across multiple devices. Today, it announced a prototype Portable SIM device it hopes will one day do that.<p>The Verge and Tech In Asia both demoed the device which uses a combination of Bluetooth and …

Selfies and digital stickers are big. Line's new Selfie Sticker app does both

Mobile social network launches standalone Selfie Sticker iPhone app as it seeks more growth in the west<p>Selfie smartphone photos were seemingly everywhere in 2013, while digital "stickers" have also been growing fast within social apps. Now Japanese firm Line is combining the two.<p>Line, which has …

Xiaomi Mi 3 review: China's Xiaomi delivers a metallic smartphone for very little cash - CNET

<b>The Good</b> Xiaomi's flagship phone has a beautiful aluminum-magnesium chassis, solid build quality, powerful performance, and a great UI for a relatively low price.<p><b>The Bad</b> The smartphone lacks LTE connectivity, and a microSD card slot means you'll only ever have 16GB of onboard storage.<p><b>The Bottom …

Mobile Technology

Google preserves 5Pointz and other street art with new digital exhibitions

Google's Cultural Institute website is a sprawling and eclectic digital museum, and today it's adding a wealth of street art to its collection from locations across the globe. Google says that it has around 100 street art exhibitions with more than 5,000 images between them. As usual, Google didn't …

Three new software freebies worth checking out

For a total cost of zero, you can score basic tools for editing video, ripping DVDs, and migrating to a new PC. Plus: two bonus deals!<p>When it comes to free software, you probably know the old favorites: OpenOffice, GIMP, CCleaner, Avast Free Antivirus, and so on.<p>But let's not overlook the new. …

Software

Skype for iPhone: Remastered

Skype is getting a brand new iPhone app, redesigned from the ground up to create a “consistent look and feel with the Windows Phone and Android apps,” the Microsoft-owned company announced earlier today.<p>The app isn’t live yet, and it seems the company is revealing the news today to create …

Chromecast support coming to VLC within 4-6 weeks!

Chromecast support is the new trend among popular apps. The HDMI dongle is so well received and popular that it has started to become a standard in any app that can take advantage of it. VLC was taking its sweet time, but the developers have stated Chromecast support is in the works as we …

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Can Google stop online piracy by halting pirate websites' revenue?

Meneame Comunicacion<p>The power of the internet has freed us from many chains, opening doors we never knew existed. We all once lived in a world where you had to go places to obtain information and content. Of course, so much freedom has also made it (much) easier to steal media. Piracy has since …

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