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This bezel-less smartphone is a glimpse into the future of mobile screens

At first glances, Apple’s iPhone 7 is virtually identical to the previous model. You could be forgiven for wondering what’s next for smartphone design. This might give you an idea.<p>Sharp has recently shown off their latest display technology innovation, and it looks extremely cool. It’s called the …

Green Pie In The Sky? Vertical Farming Is On The Rise In Newark

From the outside, the AeroFarms headquarters looks like any other rundown building in downtown Newark, N.J. It used to be a store, and more recently a nightclub. Now it's a test farm.<p>"My favorite is the mustard green that's called a Ruby Streak, which is this leaf right here," says AeroFarms CEO …

MIT and Google's New Algorithm Removes Reflections and Fences From Photos

All the better to #trend with<p>There’s something that Little League baseball games, the zoo, and the top of the Freedom Tower all have in common. If you want to take a picture, you’ll probably have something obstructing your view, whether it be glass or a fence.<p>Soon, smartphone cameras may have a way …

Wow: This Algorithm Can Separate Reflections from Photographs

Researchers at Google and MIT have figured out a way to automatically remove reflections and obstructions from photographs, and their latest demo of …

DJI Phantom 3 Standard is a $799 Entry-Level Camera Drone for Newbies

DJI today announced its new Phantom 3 Standard, an entry-level camera drone that carries a smaller price tag and a smaller feature set.<p>The new drone …

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Sydney University's actions towards failing foreign students cynical, union says

The National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU) has weighed into a stoush between the University of Sydney and a group of foreign students who have been …

This Ultra-Thin Solar Charger Can Power Up Your iPhone On The Go

Practical off-the-grid phone charging is becoming a reality.<p>Not so long ago, solar chargers were a better idea in theory than in reality. Typical devices would require as much as four times as long to power up a phone as plugging into a wall outlet. This might work if you were spending all day in …