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Chromecast said to go in sale in India tomorrow, via Snapdeal

<b>Update:</b> it’s official: the Chromecast will go on sale from tomorrow December 10 in India, via the Google Play Store, Airtel, and Snapdeal. The device will cost a bit more than we anticipated, at Rs 2,999 ($50.) Airtel is throwing in 60GB of free data for broadband users.<p><b>Original post:</b><p>Google’s …

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Get 10GB extra space on Google Drive for linking with Quickoffice

Have you wanted to check out Quickoffice in the past so you could edit Microsoft Office documents from your mobile device with ease? Google has just introduced two new perks since its acquisition of the application. Read on to find out what they are!<p>Quickoffice, an application for working with …

College Student's Speech Makes Him King of the Nerds

If the nerds of the world ever come together to elect a president for all geek-kind, this kid should definitely run.<p>The epic — yes, epic, there is no …

3-D-printed rocket parts excel again in NASA hot-fire tests

Key rocket parts built using 3-D-printing technology have passed another round of NASA firing tests, inspiring further confidence among space agency officials in this emerging manufacturing technique.<p>Two rocket engine injectors made with a 3-D printer performed as well as traditionally constructed …

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Will Google Glass create information heroes or new-wave Bluetooth dorks?

"There's a real opportunity for Glass to be mainstream," says Google<p>Google Glass in its current form might be the ultimate early-adopter status symbol, but project leaders at Google think it will grow into a broadly-accepted product. "There's a real opportunity for Glass to become mainstream," …

Google Framed As Book Stealer Bent On Data Domination In New Documentary

“Google And The World Brain” is a new documentary about Google’s plan to scan all of the world’s books, which triggered an ongoing lawsuit being heard today. The hair-raising film sees Google import millions of copyrighted works, get sued, lose, but almost get a literature monopoly in the process. …

Google Wallet chief Osama Bedier leaves company

Bedier left eBay's PayPal in 2011 to take over the mobile payments initiative -- a move that lead to allegations of trade-secret theft.<p>The head of Google Wallet -- the Web giant's mobile payments initiative -- has left the company, Google confirmed Wednesday.<p>"We can confirm that Osama Bedier has …

Lions of Kandahar

• <b>Author:</b> Rusty Bradley & Kevin Maurer<p><b>Includes a new Afterword by the authors</b><p>One of the most critical battles of the Afghan War is now revealed as never before. <i>Lions of Kandahar</i> is an inside account from the unique perspective of an active-duty U.S. Army Special Forces commander, an unparalled …

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'Google Now' Reportedly Coming to iOS, Chrome OS, Windows 8

Google Now is arguably the single best feature found in Android Jelly Bean, and soon, it seems, it may be coming to iOS, Windows 8 and Chromebooks …

Stamp-On Circuits Could Put Your Phone On Your Finger

Remarkable new tech that places ultra-thin circuits on your skin could revolutionize health care, entertainment, and more.<p>Transistors. Resistors. Capacitors. Inductors. Diodes. RF antennas. Inductive coils. Lithium ion batteries. These are the components of microprocessors, wireless communications, …

Video: This Is What Water Will Look Like in Games of the Future

Although graphics in 3D computer games has gone really far in the last decade or so, the water in most of them does not look very real — especially …

Hackers get root access on Google Glass ahead of retail release (update)

Tinkerers have only had their hands on the Google Glass "Explorer Edition" for a few days, but they've already found a way to achieve root on Google's much-ballyhooed face-computer, granting full access to the device's Android operating system.<p>The hack comes courtesy of legendary iOS jailbreaker …

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Minox: History Of A Spy Camera

<b>Image: RestrictedData/Flickr</b><p>The original Minox subminiature camera was invented by Walter Zapp in 1936. Zapp, a Baltic German from Riga (now capital …