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Illinois Medical Marijuana Bill Signed Into Law By Governor Pat Quinn

Illinois on Thursday officially became the 20th U.S. state to legalize medical marijuana.<p>At a ceremony at the University of Chicago, Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn signed the bill while joined by Jim Champion, a military veteran who suffers from multiple sclerosis, the Chicago Tribune reports.<p>"I feel …

Your iPhone: Made in China, Korea, Texas, Kentucky, and … Inner Mongolia?

A lot goes into making an iPhone: Gorilla Glass, an A6 chip, circuit boards, the accelerometer, various other components, transistors, wires, and connectors. And then there’s the software on top of that.<p>As we know, Apple relies on manufacturers in China, such as Foxconn and Pegatron, to assemble …

Rovio’s Bad Piggies goes free for iPhone and iPad as Apple’s App of the Week

I’ll admit I’ve wasted a few hours building vehicles to nowhere with my kids on Bad Piggies. Now Free HD for iPad or iPhone (via MacRumors) as Apple’s App of the Week.

Apple Will Reportedly Use Samsung Retina Screen For Next iPad Mini

Apple suppliers in Asia are working on a next-generation iPad Mini that will have a high-resolution retina display from Samsung, the Wall Street Journal reports, in an interesting collaboration between the two smartphone rivals.<p>Component manufacturers have reportedly been told that Apple is …

O2 4G LTE coming to the UK on August 29th

Move over EE, you’re not the only game in town anymore! Starting August 29th, O2 will be launching its 4G network in the UK, at least for lucky users in London, Leeds and Bradford.<p>For those that don’t live in either of these cities, no worries. O2 plans to get the ball rolling as soon as possible, …

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Dialogue: Easily Make, Receive, and Record Smartphone Calls From Your Mac!

I use an iMac for my daily work, and keep a pair of studio headphones attached for listening to music, participating in conference calls, using …

The U.K. Doesn't Want Motorists Using Google Glass, Obviously

Panasonic puts Android on your home phone

Advertisement<p>3 Comments<p>Cell phones keep on changing, but the traditional landline has remained mostly the same. Panasonic is looking to shake things …

Cell phones are stepping in where governments are failing

Myanmar is opening up politically, and among the first, largest civil society campaigns is a social movement organized over Facebook for cheaper cell phone calling plans. Syria has been locked in civil war for almost two years; despite the strife—or because of it—cell phone subscriptions have taken …

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Galaxy Note 3, Samsung Gear smartwatch to be announced on September 4, report claims

A new report from South Korea says that Samsung will unveil the Galaxy Note 3 smartphone and the Gear smartwatch at a special media event that will take place on September 4 in Berlin, Germany.<p>The date is consistent with what we’ve heard before. It makes sense to see the Galaxy Note 3 arrive at IFA …

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Moto X: Google unveils 'self-driving', always listening smartphone

Motorola's Moto X can be operated hands free using voice control, and is designed to be in permanent listening mode<p>Google has unveiled an American-built "self-driving" smartphone, the first made from scratch by Motorola since it was acquired by the internet company last year.<p>Using voice control as …

The Week in Review: Lords, Ladies and Royal Babies

Inside Flipboard / July 26, 2013<p>There was one man in the news this week who took the media by storm—and he’s only a couple of days old. George …

Tooth sensor stops you from lying to your dentist

Researchers at National Taiwan University have created a wearable mouth sensor that can differentiate your bad habits, and send that information …

HP’s first Android smartphone could come this year

HP made some serious missteps with the ill-fated Palm acquisition, which ended up as a write-off and a very public embarrassment for the Silicon Valley giant.<p>Under CEO Meg Whitman, HP went back to the drawing board, and decided that the best way to move forward was to embrace Android. The first …

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