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15-year-old girl invents flashlight powered by the heat of your hand - ExtremeTech

By on June 29, 2013 at 8:52 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>As the internet and apps era has …

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Why is Google's Glass $1,500, while comparable devices are only $500? - ExtremeTech

Why is Google’s Glass $1,500, while comparable devices are only $500?<p>By on June 28, 2013 at 2:00 pm<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the …

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Scientists produce Star Trek-like deflector device for cancer-free interplanetary travel - ExtremeTech

By on June 28, 2013 at 11:32 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>Scientists at the Rutherford …

Google is developing an Android game console, smartwatch, second-gen Nexus Q - ExtremeTech

By on June 28, 2013 at 5:39 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>Google is developing a game console …

3D-printed 'Cortex' cast concept puts a modern spin on bone fracture treatment

To anyone that's ever broken a bone, the negatives of traditional plaster casts are familiar: they're cumbersome, heavy, and can get rather smelly. Victoria University of Wellington graduate Jake Evill is looking to change all that with his Cortex cast. A mere concept for now, Evill says the cast — …

GEAK Ring puts NFC on your finger, unlocks phones and shares your contact card

Some say NFC is dead, but GEAK from Shanghai wants to prove them wrong. Announced alongside the GEAK Watch earlier today was this GEAK Ring, a tiny NFC-enabled wearable device that stores your identity. The ring's pitched as an intuitive way to unlock your phone -- just hold it with the hand that's …

iOS 7 Is Designed To Be Easy To Understand But Hard To Copy

Jony Ive explained in the video that introduced iOS 7 at the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference that the new design was both familiar to existing users and yet a totally new experience of the iPhone. There has been criticism of both the familiarity (nothing really new here) and the ad hoc nature …

10 craziest fish and where to see them

Think the fantastic fish of <i>Finding Nemo</i> were just fiction? The oceans are filled with creatures that defy imagination, and you can see many of them up close at aquariums across the USA.<p><b>Mandarinfish</b><p>Native to the tropical Western Pacific, mandarinfish are some of the flashiest fish species around. …

You're Interacting With Dark Matter Right Now

... But scientists have no idea how.<p>Here's a little experiment.<p>Hold up your hand.<p>Now put it back down.<p>In that window of time, your hand somehow interacted with dark matter -- the mysterious stuff that comprises the vast majority of the universe. "Our best guess," according to Dan Hooper, an …

Facebook Pays $20K Bounty To Researcher Who Found A Major Security Flaw In Facebook Before Hackers Did

Last month, UK security researcher Jack Whitton found a way to hack into other users' Facebook accounts without their knowledge, simply by sending a text message to Facebook, Dave Lee of BBC News reported Friday.<p>The flaw, which Facebook has fixed, was in a Facebook service that lets users link …

Despite Windows 8.1, PC market prospects aren't pretty

The PC market continued to slump in May. More signs of worse-than-expected negative growth for PCs this year.<p>Windows 8.1 may fix Microsoft's dot-zero release but it may not fix the PC market.<p>After Citi Research revised its PC market growth forecast down to negative 10 percent growth earlier in the …

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Android 4.3 leaks for Samsung Galaxy S4: A big deal, but not a big update - ExtremeTech

By on June 28, 2013 at 4:23 pm<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>There have been rumors, server logs, …

7 Water-Loving Gadgets to Pump Up Your Pool Party

It's hottime to jump in the pool. This summer, take your gadgets with you. These seven are designed to withstand the most energetic day by the water.<p>It's hot—time to jump in the pool. This summer, take your gadgets with you. These seven are designed to withstand the most energetic day by the water.

New App Lets Google Glass Owners Control Their Teslas Like Rich-Ass Robo-Wizards

Do you have Google Glass? Do you <i>also</i> have a Tesla?<p>Yes? Seriously? Who the hell are you, Batman?<p>Anyway — there’s now an application that lets you bring these two extravagant toys together, allowing you to control a bunch of things in the Tesla by way of Google Glass. Why? <i>Because</i>.<p><b>Here’s what the app,</b> …

Apple is planning a solar panel farm for its data center in Reno

Advertisement<p>3 Comments<p>Apple (s AAPL), working with Nevada utility NV Energy, is planning to build another solar panel farm next to a data center, …

Xbox One to let gamers scan download codes using Kinect

Many console gamers know the drudgery of entering a download code with a gamepad or keyboard. Now that Kinect is part and parcel of the Xbox One experience, however, they'll always get to skip that step: Microsoft's Marc Whitten has revealed that system owners can scan the codes with the Kinect …

Apple Files iWatch Trademark in 6 Countries

Apple has filed a trademark for “iWatch” with Japan’s patent office, seeking to protect the name it has coined and adding credence to rumors that the company is developing a smartwatch, according to a June 3 filing made public last week (spotted by Bloomberg News).<p><b>UPDATE:</b> According to a 9to5 Mac …

In Major Hire, Zynga Confirms Xbox Head Don Mattrick as New CEO, Taking Over From Mark Pincus

As <b>AllThingsD</b> reported earlier today, Zynga confirmed that it has hired Microsoft’s Interactive Entertainment President Don Mattrick as its new CEO.<p>In …

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