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Why You Forget: 5 Strange Facts About Memory

Memory can be a playful thing. It collects minute details from childhood events, yet leaves us wondering where we left our keys.<p>There are several …

NFL Storms into Playoffs: Pictures

LG G Pro 2 pics leak out, show the G2's rear button setup mounted on a larger phone

LG only just announced that it's launching the G Pro 2 phone next month, and now two pictures that claim to show the device have surfaced on a Korean forum, <i>DC Inside</i>. Following up on last year's 5.5-inch Optimus G Pro, the pictured device features a rear-mounted button setup mirroring LG's most …

Drones Could Be Coming to American Skies Sooner Than You Think

Thanks to a 29-year-old "aerial anarchist" and his styrofoam airplane.<p>On message boards and Facebook groups, he’s known as Trappy. Fellow drone hobbyists call him an “ aerial anarchist” and marvel at the videos he’s taken with his five-pound foam aircraft of the Statue of Liberty, the French Alps …

Evernote now syncs your documents four times faster

Syncing Evernote content was quick when most users had just a handful of notes, but times have changed -- many people are now transferring pictures, presentations and web clips. The company may keep up with that seemingly insatiable demand, though, as it just launched a brand new sync engine. The …

Topping 100M Sticker Pack Downloads, Viber Launches Sticker Market On WP8

Viber, a free messaging and VoIP app, has today launched its Sticker Market for Windows Phone 8 devices with an update to Viber 4.0. This syncs up the Windows Phone 8 version of the app with Android and iOS, both of which have had access to the Sticker Market since November.<p>Launching access to …

World's first carbon fibre 3D printer on sale next month

The £3,000 desktop printer can manufacture carbon fibre parts that are 20 times stiffer and five times stronger than plastic parts<p>An American firm which manufactures components for race cars has spun-out a startup to bring the world’s first carbon fibre 3D printer to market.<p>The $5,000 (£3,000) Mark …

Sony To Launch SPA-TA1 Clip-On Camera Adapter For Tablets: iPadography Is Alive

The practice of “iPadography” - that is, iPad-powered photography - is a complex one. For the most part, folks think it shouldn't be done, yet …

Obama announces six high-tech hubs in bid to win the future of manufacturing

President plans to launch new centers this year in push to spur domestic job growth<p>President Barack Obama last night announced plans to create six high-tech manufacturing hubs in the US, as part of his administration's push to spur domestic job growth. The president outlined the proposal during his …

UK government plans switch from Microsoft Office to open source

Ministers are looking at saving tens of millions of pounds a year by abandoning expensive software produced by firms such as Microsoft.<p>Some £200m has been spent by the public sector on the computer giant's Office suite alone since 2010.<p>But the Cabinet Office minister Francis Maude believes a …

Apple's iPod: is the end nigh?

<b>Few pieces of technology can genuinely claim to be iconic. But Apple's iPod, first launched in 2001, arguably fits the bill.</b><p>With its distinctive click-wheel design, and those ubiquitous white bud headphones, the iPod brought good looks to portable audio technology - with a "cool" factor not seen …

Google: Japan Dominates Street View Traffic in Asia

Japan is attracting all of the attention when it comes to Google Street View — the service that provides 360-degree images of locations, landmarks and cities — in Asia. That’s according to data released by Google for the first time today.<p>Now with nine countries from Asia on the service, the …