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3D printed bullets (video)

May.20, 2013<p>A gun has been 3D printed that can actually fire a round. It is really tough now to control the gun and the bullets, since the bullet …

Portable and Affordable: New 3-D Printers That Cost Less Than $500

It's been easy to overlook some of the innovations coming out of the RepRap community as of late.<p>Between regular MakerBot releases and announcements …

BILL GATES IS THE RICHEST MAN IN THE WORLD AGAIN

Bill Gates is once again the world's richest man, according to Bloomberg News.<p>It says Gates has taken the lead from Mexican magnate Carlos Slim thanks to Microsoft's rising stock price. It's at a 5-year high trading at ~$34 a share.<p>Bloomberg's Billionaire Index hasn't yet updated to reflect Gates' …

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Apple reveals details of 50 billionth App Store download

The winner in the race to reach the 50 billionth download is an Ohio resident who snagged the Say the Same Thing app. Along with bragging rights, the lucky customer gets a $10,000 App Store gift card.<p>The Apple App Store odometer was spinning furiously en route to the 50 billionth app download.<p>Apple …

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Windows Phone comes 3rd in smartphones but Android keeps clear lead

Windows Phone has taken third place in the global smartphone OS shipments chart buoyed by Nokia’s Lumia successes, new figures suggest, pushing …

14-Year-Old Discovers iPad Smart Cover Magnets Can Shut Off Implanted Defibrillators

A fourteen-year-old has discovered that the tiny magnets inside the iPad can inadvertently shut off implanted defibrillators if the device is left on the chest, such as might happen if the user falls asleep with the iPad lying on them.<p>Apple builds magnets into every iPad it sells for use with its …