Antonio Cafolla

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RePhone Lets You Turn Anything Into A Phone

Making a cellphone is easy. You go into a mine, pull up some ore, extract various metals and then add components that you manufacture from other mines. Then you have to get FCC clearance and create lithium ion battery. Finally, you need to write a Snake game. If you can’t do that, try RePhone.<p>The …

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You Can Buy Amazon's New Super-Cheap Tablet in a 6-Pack

Amazon wants to sell you a new tablet — or six.<p>The online retail giant on Thursday announced a new 7-inch tablet called the Fire that will retail for …

4 Great Multitools You Should Carry in Your Car

The smart driver is always prepared.<p>Car guys need a reliable multi-tool like waiters need a corkscrew within easy reach. Helpful in almost any unexpected situation, from wrenching on the fly to cracking something cold open at the end of a long day of driving, having a multi-tool cannot be …

Long passwords won't keep you safe warn security services

Britain's security services have warned that complex passwords do little to reduce the risks of people being hacked by cyber-attackers<p>Complex passwords do little to reduce the risks of people being hacked by cyber-attackers, Britain's security services have warned as they advised businesses to …

Dual Selfie Camera Smartphones, Yoga Tablets, Smartwatches And PCs: Lenovo 'Occupies' The IFA

BERLIN – With an impressive lineup of speakers, from Microsoft’s vice president Nick Parker, to Intel’s Kirk Skaugen to several of the company’s own managers, Lenovo unveiled yesterday night several devices, at Europe’s largest consumer electronics fair, the IFA.<p>Unfortunately, some of them, like …

Samsung's next-gen SmartThings home hub goes on sale

The next generation of SmartThings hardware is now available after a lengthy delay. Samsung purchased the home automation company just over a year ago, but was optimistic when it said the next-gen hardware would arrive in April. The hub, sensors and app (available on iOS and Android) are now good …

New Study Reveals the Least Acceptable Places to Use Your Phone

Pew research shows we're okay with it just about anywhere.<p>Most of us know that checking your phone in a theater is unacceptable, verging on the immoral. Now we have the data to back up that assertion. Today the Pew Research Center released its study on "Americans' Views on Mobile Etiquette," and it …

Apple Loses ‘Swipe To Unlock’ Patent In German Court

Apple has lost a challenge in the German court system that sought to overturn an earlier ruling, which voided its patent for ‘swipe to unlock’ in Europe.<p>The patent (EP1964022) was granted back in 2010 and was used to win an injunction against Motorola smartphones (back when Moto was owned by …

Google launches YouTube Gaming to challenge Amazon-owned Twitch

Service aims to help Google-owned video streaming company compete for live gaming audience after it failed to buy market leader<p>YouTube has launched a dedicated service for gamers, YouTube Gaming, in an attempt to compete with Twitch, the live streaming company it tried to buy last year.<p>The move …

Just How Great Is the Legendary Bugatti EB110 SS?

Even though the car's up for auction, that doesn't stop Chris Harris from having a bit of fun.<p>If you were one of the few people lucky enough to actually get to drive their hero car, how would you react?<p>Chris Harris layers on the stunning details of this 1995 Bugatti EB110 SS. With four …

Exploride Heads-Up Car Display

It's true: the Exploride Heads-Up Car Display does do what its name suggests. But it's much more than just a transparent screen. This multi-use …

Google Map Maker returns to the US, UK and over 40 other countries

Google's Map Maker tool returned a few weeks ago after being shut down following an issue with digital vandalism. While it went live in six countries earlier this month, the US and UK weren't among the selected locales for the initial return. Map Maker is available in those areas once again, …

How to disable Android bloatware without root

Every single time I get a new phone, my first mission is to get rid of that pesky software manufacturers and carriers insist on pushing down our throats. Yes, I am talking about bloatware, those apps which come pre-installed in your new handsets, but you will likely never use and can’t truly …

The UK just made iTunes illegal

The UK’s High Court has turned all of its computer users into outlaws overnight, in a new ruling that makes it unlawful to create a copy of copyrighted content, without the direct permission of the copyright holder.<p>The new law means UK citizens can no longer create backups of their computer …

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Lava Pixel V1 Android One device specs and pricing leaked

Google created the Android One movement to ensure developing markets have access too affordable devices with updated software. It looked great on paper, but the truth is most of these phones didn’t offer great bang for your buck. With so much competition and great options in the affordable …

Your next phone could have USB Type-C (and that's a good thing)

There's a tiny-but-terrific change happening in phoneland. USB Type-C, or USB-C is a new protocol for the charger port phone makers are embracing in droves. You can learn more about it here, but the bottom line is that the USB protocol for phones, tablets, laptops and accessories is changing for …

First pictures of the Samsung Galaxy S6 Mini leak; August release?

With all the commotion between the Galaxy S6, S6 Edge, S6 Active, S6 Edge+, and Note 5, it’s no wonder that very little has been said -or seen- of the more “diminutive” form factored product in Samsung’s sizable stable of smartphones. Indeed, it has been assumed there would be a Galaxy S6 Mini in …

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3D Grass Printer Lets You Produce Creative Gardens in Any Shape You Want

In 2013, students at the University of Maribor in Slovenia designed a “green” 3D printer, known as <i>PrintGREEN</i>, whose output has the ability to grow grass. Conceived by Maja Petek, Tina Zidanek, Urka Skaza, Danica Renicnik and Simon Tran, they developed the device with the help of their mentor Duan …

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