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Nvidia Announces The $199 Shield Set-Top Box

At a post-GDC keynote at the Nob Hill Masonic Center, Nvidia co-founder and CEO Jen-Hsun Huang just took to the stage for a series of big announcements. The video processing technology company today unveiled its plan to further its push into user hardware with a $199 Shield, a set-top box running …

Over a dozen Steam Machines 'more powerful' than consoles hit this fall

Valve continues to put console gaming in its crosshairs with news that a dozen new Steam Machines are hitting this November. Prices aren't concrete, but the company promises higher performance than game consoles starting at "the same price point." What's more, new units from Alienware and Falcon …

The YotaPhone 2 and its awesome e-paper display are coming to the US

The YotaPhone 2, which ranks as one of the coolest and more novel Android smartphones in recent memory, is headed to the United States. <i>Phone Scoop</i> reports that the company plans to launch an Indiegogo campaign in the spring and make the phone available for around $600. Should that prove successful …

This is Nvidia Shield: a closer look at the 4K Android TV game console

• Entertainment<br>• Gaming<br>• Google<br>• Tech<br>• GDC<br>• Photo Essay<p>40<p>Tweet Share<p>Share on Facebook Tweet Share Pin Share<p>Nvidia touted three big announces at its GDC 2015 press conference, but all of them center around its latest Shield device: a home console powered by Tegra X1, running Android TV, and capable of playing …

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The Three Steps to Success on YouTube

<i>This essay is part of a series written by speakers featuring at our upcoming 10th anniversary TNW Conference on April 23 & 24 in Amsterdam. Discount tickets to the event are still available for purchase here.</i><p>YouTube is huge. It has 1 billion users, its the second largest search engine, and over 300 …

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Dual-Screen YotaPhone 2 Comes To The U.S. This Summer Via Indiegogo

The YotaPhone 2, an innovative Android smartphone with a standard full-color display on the front, and a low-power e-ink screen on the back, will finally make its way to the U.S. market beginning this summer with an Indiegogo campaign kicking off soon. The company will use the crowdfunding site to …

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Ikea's new furniture can charge your phone, no wires necessary

Are you interested in tying down your furniture to a technology "standard" that's far from standard? Then you might be interested in some new products that will be on sale at Ikea in North America and Europe this spring. The Swedish furniture company has partnered with the Wireless Power …

How Sapphire, The Nearly Indestructible Material Now Being Used For Smartphones, Is Made

There's been a lot of buzz around sapphire, an extremely hard material that smartphone makers are using to produce scratch-proof screen displays. Huawei, the world's third largest smartphone maker, unveiled the Ascend P7 with a sapphire display on Friday. The announcement follows rumors that …

Wakie Wakes You With Phone Calls From Strangers

There’s alarm clock apps that force you to spin around, and ones that require you to move closer to your router. Then there’s Wakie, an app that encourages random strangers around the world to wake you up with a phone call.<p>Wakie has actually existed before, as it’s the international version of the …

Outlining the Case for 1334 x 750 and 2208 x 1242 iPhone 6 Retina Displays

Throughout the past few months, a number of rumors have suggested many different resolutions for both the 4.7-inch and 5.5-inch iPhone 6, giving a variety of reasons as to how Apple will best optimize a larger screen size for both users and developers.<p>Prominent Apple journalist John Gruber has now …

Boston Is Getting Solar-Powered Park Benches That Charge Your Devices

The “Soofa” marks a new milestone in smart urban furniture.<p>No longer should we have to beg a block’s worth of bartenders to let us charge our dead phones. What if USB outlets were treated like public property instead?<p>Thanks to a trio of hardware designers and engineers who generated the idea at the …

Surgeons replace a 12-year-old's cancerous vertebra with a 3D-printed implant

According to market-based research firm IDTechEx, the medical and dental market for 3D-printers is set to grow from US$141 million to $868 million by …

To Maximize Your Website, Use 'Psychological Distance' to Your Advantage

6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>One of the primary aims of consumer psychology is to understand the way individuals evaluate objects and events. Numerous studies have led to an understanding that evaluations and choices are driven not only by the quality and …

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