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Bill Gates Funds A Smartphone Battery That Runs On Human Urine

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation is on a mission to improve human sanitation, particularly in areas of the world that don't have a reliable water supply. Much of that effort is about reinventing the toilet but the foundation has also challenged scientists to find ways to turn human waste into …

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Prettier Than Linen: Change The Login Screen Wallpaper In OS X Mavericks [OS X Tips]

The login screen wallpaper in OS X Mavericks is a pretty boring dark gray linen picture, with the Apple logo in the center. Yawn.<p>Far better to put in your own image, thereby customizing the login screen for your very own purposes, am I right? It’s not too tricky to do so, though it does require …

Instagram’s Next Update Could Include Messaging

Instagram does photos on mobile better than anyone else. They also recently added video to that mix, but it doesn’t look like Instagram is going to stop there: rumor has it they are getting into messaging next as well.<p>Over at GigaOm, Om Malik says that “well-placed sourced” claim that new private …

The Original ‘Infinity Blade’ Is Now Free For A Limited Time [Deals]

Infinity Blade came out nearly three years ago, but even though its been one of the most successful iOS games ever thanks to its impressive graphics and rich gameplay, Chair has only made the game available for free once, but for a limited time the company is giving away the game on the App Store …

Google Wallet debit card announced, available now

After months of rumors, the Google Wallet Card has officially arrived. The prepaid debit card lets Google Wallet users make payments with their Wallet balance at ATMs, banks, and any business that accepts MasterCard Debit. You can request your own card starting today (so long as you've verified …

Wondering What Happened ‘On A Day Like This’? This App Has You Covered

<b>On A Day Like This</b> — Reference — $0.99<p>On A Day Like This is a brand-new app that fills you in on significant events for any day you choose. You just swipe in the date you want, and you can flip through events, births, deaths, and holidays and observances. It’s a simple, clean, easy-to-use app that …

Retina iPad Minis Experiencing Image Retention Display Issues

Do you remember how last week, the iPad mini with Retina Display was said to have been delayed to November because of LCD burn-in issues with Sharp’s IGZO display panels? It appears the rumor was true, because the iPad mini does have image retention issues.<p>Over on his blog, Instapaper creator Marco …

Coin Wants To Be The One Card In Your Wallet To Rule Them All, And It Looks Brilliant

What if you could condense all of the credit, debit, membership, and gift cards in your wallet down to a single card? Companies like Apple and Google have tried to give us digital wallets, but nothing has really caught on. People still feel tied to their physical wallets.<p>Coin is a new product that …

Let’s put some Asian in the equation, shall we

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DODOcase Adds iPad Air To Custom ‘Build-A-DODO’ Program

Sorry bird-lovers, this post isn’t about reversing extinction — rather, it’s about DODOcase’s custom case builder coming to the iPad Air.<p>DODOcase’s book-like cases are pretty spiffy — they’re apparently distinguished enough even for presidential use — so being able to build one to fit any taste …

Kanye West Just Rebranded The Confederate Flag For Himself

Some may argue that it’s simply a nod to history or a source of Southern pride, but to most of us, the Confederate flag is a skin-prickling racist icon. Worn casually on a belt buckle or handkerchief, it becomes a passive-aggressive endorsement of slavery–something along the lines of “those were …

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When will iOS and OS X finally meet, or have they already?

Advertisement<p>11 Comments<p>Apple has definitely received some harsh criticism in the past concerning the creation of its walled garden. With no less …