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iPhone 7 concept features a home button built into the screen

Given the enormous success of the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus, Apple’s going to have to pull out all the stops if it hopes to boost sales further with its next major iPhone redesign. This iPhone 7 concept, created by designer extraordinaire Martin Hajek, certainly presents enough of a “wow” factor to do it!<p>…

Your Future British Airways Flights May Be Powered By Garbage

A new production plant will soon crank out jet fuel made from trash. As airlines seek to lower their carbon footprint and cities struggle with growing piles of waste, it could be a match made in heaven.<p>In a few years, your flight from London to New York may be powered by trash. A new production …

Facebook removes page glorifying Isla Vista killer

The social network has acted to remove the page about Elliot Rodger, a day after refusing to do so<p>Facebook has taken down a page describing Elliot Rodger, the Isla Vista killer, as an "American hero", after refusing to for more than a day.<p>The page, which described the murderer as making "the …

GE helps old wind turbines increase power production by lengthening their rotor blades

Building new fleets of windmills isn't the only way to meet increasing demand for breeze-based energy, it seems. General Electric plans to get more renewable energy out of some of its existing turbines by lengthening their blades. You see, shorter rotors need a stronger wind to turn them, so GE …

Samsung reveals Simband and Sami health platform

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/technology/1080000/1080385_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1522309616_319ee872529aef8e1bb18d5d5f869c9e<p><b>Samsung has unveiled a prototype wristband that can be fitted with third-party sensors to gather a range of health data about the wearer's …

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Samsung Moves To Upstage Apple With New Biometric Data Platform

Samsung is building a “data bank” of people’s biometric information that app developers and researchers can plug into to create clever, health-related services — ideally for Samsung devices.<p>Following the release of its Gear Fit wearable fitness tracker, its new SAMI platform, overseen by a former …

A Wind Turbine Inside A Floating Blimp Can Bring Power Anywhere

Designed to rise 1,000 feet in the air and deliver electricity to the ground, the Buoyant Airborne Turbine is a blimp on a mission.<p>Not all wind turbines are alike. While the great majority are large steel towers fixed to the ground, a few are shaped like gliders, kites, and blimps, and move around …

Publishing your first app in the Play Store: what you need to know

The easiest way to distribute an Android app is via the Google Play store. It isn’t the only distribution method, but it is the simplest way to reach millions of potential users. Publishing your first app in the Play Store isn’t hard, with a few tips and pointers you can have your app ready for …

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Verizon rebrands AWS spectrum as XLTE

XLTE will essentially offer faster peak data speeds and make more bandwidth available during heavy traffic times.<p>Verizon Wireless is having a little marketing fun on Monday.<p>The company announced the launch of its XLTE service. Verizon is trying to pitch XLTE as an offering customers should get …

Mobile

Leaked LG G3 images provide best look yet

Newly surfaced photos appear to spoil the big reveal of LG's upcoming flagship smartphone.<p>Phone-watchers eagerly awaiting the forthcoming announcement of LG's G3 smartphone can get a glimpse of some allegedly leaked photos of the flagship smartphone in all its brushed-finish glory.<p>Mobile tech blog …

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Arizona will get non-stop clean energy from hot air drafts

Many green energy sources only generate power in a narrow range of conditions. Solar panels won't work when it's dark, for instance, and wind turbines are useless when everything is still. If Solar Wind Energy Tower has its way, though, we'll soon get clean electricity around the clock. It recently …

Japan wants to build a space-based solar energy farm

A new proposal from the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) lays out a plan that would solve the country’s energy woes for decades to come.<p>The power source? A series of platforms launched into orbit around the planet to collect solar energy. Yeah, that’s right — a space-based solar energy …

10 hidden Galaxy S5 features, according to Samsung

The Galaxy S5 has been on the market for a week now, and with dozens of reviews and hands-on posts hitting the web, fans of the device probably already know about its main features.<p>But Samsung reckons there are some hidden features on the Galaxy S5 that you might not be aware of, and helpfully …

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Why Should You Be Worried About NSA Surveillance?

<i>Part 2 of the</i> TED Radio Hour <i>episode</i> The End Of Privacy.<p><b>About Mikko Hyppönen's TED Talk</b><p>Virtually every international Internet user is being watched, says hacker and cyber security expert Mikko Hyppönen. He calls for digital privacy in the age of government surveillance.<p>Privacy is non-negotiable. It …

Uncarrier T-Mobile wants to be your un-bank too

The carrier's Mobile Money program is designed to go after customers who haven't traditionally had bank accounts.<p>What's the next stop for T-Mobile's Uncarrier train? It's the world of mobile banking.<p>T-Mobile's latest program is Mobile Money, a low-cost way for consumers who don't have a bank …

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Here's How Google's 'Diabetes Contacts' Will Work

Right now, many of the 347 million people who have diabetes worldwide monitor their blood sugar levels by pricking their fingers and testing the blood. Google wants to replace needles and blood with a contact lens and tears.<p>Here's everything we can figure about how Google's contacts might work:<p>In …

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More Galaxy S5 rumors: New 2900mAh Li-ion battery with rapid charging

Advertisement<p>5 Comments<p>Credit: Shutterstock / koya979<p>When I reported on the latest rumored specs for the Galaxy S5 yesterday, one thought kept going …

PGP creator’s new ‘Blackphone’ is a secure Android phone that may protect you from the NSA

It was only a matter of time until someone developed a smartphone entirely focused on security.<p>Phil Zimmermann, best known among techies as the creator of the email encryption tool PGP, announced his latest security effort today: Blackphone, a smartphone powered by a custom secure version of …

LG G2 next to join the gold smartphone craze -- report

A product listing on ePrice shows a gold G2 for sale, following similar options from Apple, Samsung, and HTC.<p>Yet another company is offering a gold-colored smartphone, according to a sales listing on e-commerce site ePrice.<p>The online-shopping site on Tuesday published images of a gold-colored LG …

Mobile Technology

Samsung foldable AMOLED display secretly show-off at CES

There was plenty on show at this year’s CES, but it seems that Samsung was also sneaking around the event with some new secret technology. Samsung was reported showing off a prototype foldable AMOLED display to selected guest behind closed doors.<p>Samsung Display showcased a 5.68 inch high resolution …

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Sprint’s Framily plan isn’t Amway, but it’s a distant cousin of multilevel marketing

Advertisement<p>13 Comments<p>Since writing my post about Sprint’s interesting spin on the family plan on Tuesday, I’ve received a bunch of comments about …

Alima Aims To Tell You When Your Air Is Harmful – And Prevent It From Ever Getting There

French company and 2014 Hardware Battlefield contestant Alima thinks people want to know what makes up the air they breathe, and they previously launched a successful Indiegogo campaign to prove that it is indeed something consumers want. Once known as AirBoxLab, the Paris startup ran an Indiegogo …

Samsung opens up about Galaxy S5, new Gear and Galaxy Note with “three-sided display”

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Samsung mobile chief Lee Young Hee has confirmed to Bloomberg that the Korean company will release its Galaxy S5 smartphone …

T-Mobile helps you write your carrier a ‘break-up letter’

Yesterday T-Mobile took the lid off phase 4 of its uncarrier initiative, providing a way for families to leave other networks for T-mobile without having to worry about paying off the early termination fees — as T-Mobile will foot the bill. Being the fun company that T-Mobile is, they not only are …

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White House dumps main Healthcare.gov contractor

Finally, someone's getting fired over the Healthcare.gov debacle. <i>The Washington Post</i> is reporting that the administration is about to cut ties with CGI Federal, the contractor that built most of the error-riddled website where Americans are supposed to buy health insurance. CGI will be replaced by …

Scientists discover a naturally occurring hormone that blocks marijuana buzz

A group of scientists from the French Institute of Health and Medical Research may have discovered the buzzkill in hormone form. It's called Pregnenolone, and a new study suggests it may be released as a natural response to counteract the mental effects of marijuana. Researchers discovered the …

Why game developers must wait for the coming wearable computing breakthrough

Advertisement<p>4 Comments<p>Credit: Ars Technica<p>On Christmas, game website Polygon released a feature that painted a picture of how wearable technology …

Will The iPhone 6 And iWatch Be Made Out Of The New Curved Gorilla Glass?

Corning has announced “Manufacturing Readiness for 3D-Shaped Gorilla Glass” in advance of CES next week in Las Vegas. Immediately, speculation has turned to how Apple might make use of this new material in its upcoming products. Daisuke Wakabiashi writes in <i>The Wall Street Journal</i> Digits blog that, …