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Your ability to read this message reveals something incredible about the mind

Can you read the message below?<p>That's not exactly true — just about everybody can read the message with ease. But according to one scientist, our ability to read such messages reveals something pretty incredible about the brain.<p>Interpreting passages like this hardly activates the section of the …

Engines

LiFi: Internet connection powered by light

Imagine a future where your internet connection is beamed across your office from the overhead lights.<p>Using a standard light fitting attached to an internet connection, LiFi sends data to a receiver attached to a computer by means of rapid, invisible, flickering of the light source.<p>Professor Harald …

Internet of Things

Samsung Reportedly Drops Out of Apple's A8 Chip Production Over Low Yields

Apple may rely on Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing (TSMC) for the entirety of its A8 processor production in 2014, claims a report from <i>TechNews Taiwan</i> [Google Translate] (via <i>G 4 Games</i>). Samsung allegedly was dropped as a manufacturer because of low yields in its 20 nm manufacturing process for …

LG L40 Release Date, Price and Specs - CNET

BARCELONA, Spain -- The most diminutive in LG's new series of three shown off at Mobile World Congress, the L40 fits in the palm and slides into pockets. Its only 3.5-inch display keeps it portable to the highest degree, but the tradeoff, of course, is a cramped virtual keyboard that mocks …

Gear & Gadgets

Google is working on 10-gigabit Internet connections, executive says

Google wants to create Internet connections of 10 gigabits per second, 10 times faster than what it already delivers to customers of its Fiber service in the Kansas City area.<p>Patrick Pichette, chief financial officer of the tech giant, said it could take as long as 10 years to create the …