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iTunes 11.3 adds HD movie Extras to Mac and Apple TV

Buying movies on iTunes just got a lot more like purchasing a Blu-ray from Best Buy, thanks to the addition of an all-new iTunes Extras features for HD movies. The new feature is part of the iTunes 11.3 update Apple released this morning, that brings new content to movies played on your Mac and …

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Apple Said to Be Working with Intelligent Energy on Fuel Cell Technology for Portable Devices

Fuel cell firm Intelligent Energy may be partnering with Apple to introduce fuel cell technology into future MacBooks and other mobile devices claims a report in <i>The Daily Mail</i>. While the tabloid does not have a strong rumor track record, fuel cells have long been discussed as a possible energy …

LG Created A Flexible Display That Can Roll Up Like A Newspaper

The flexible panel has a resolution of 1200 x 810 pixels and can be rolled up into a tube-like shape with a radius of 3 cm.<p>While you can't purchase the bendy display for yourself quite yet, the new display panel will act as precursor to future "rollable" TVs, according to TomsHardware.<p>"We are …

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Google Launches iOS Version of Multiplayer Augmented Reality Game 'Ingress'

Google's mobile-augmented reality game <i>Ingress</i> today launched for iOS devices, coming seven months after the game's general release on Android. The title's product manager confirmed last October that an iOS version of the game was in the works after a closed beta saw over ten thousand active players …

Google Glass Creator Heads To Amazon

Where do you go after leading projects at Google’s top-secret skunkworks, Google[X]?<p>NASA? DARPA? The secret underground bunker where they’re keeping the hoverboards, jet packs, and flying cars?<p>Nope. The answer, it seems, is Amazon.<p>Babak Parviz, the Googler most heavily credited with creating Google …

Why Apple just hired a Swiss-watch salesman

Last year, Apple poached Angela Ahrendts, the CEO of Burberry, a British purveyor of luxury-goods. Today, Apple added a senior sales director from Tag Heuer, a Swiss purveyor of luxury watches, CNBC reports, citing Jean-Claude Biver, the head of watch brands at LVMH, a company that owns lots of …

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Phenox Makes A Drone More Of A Companion By Dropping The Controller

Drones are great, but for the most part, they can get old pretty quickly. A new Kickstarter project wants to throw some additional variety into the mix with a programmable, “intelligent” drone that acts as a platform for apps, too. The Tokyo-based project features hardware you’ll likely find …

Get an Epson MegaPlex MG-50 projector for $239

In case I haven't mentioned it lately, Cheapskate readers are some of the most awesome people on the planet. You have no idea how much I appreciate your kind words and gestures. Thank you, thank you, thank you. /mushystuff<p>Projectors are awesome. A high-end HD model can turn a living room into a …

Apple Patents Wraparound Edge-Mounted iPhone Displays With Virtual Buttons

Apple has a new patent granted today (spotted by AppleInsider) for a side-mounted wraparound display that could be used to add virtual buttons to the edges of future iPhones in place of physical controls. The display would run the circumference of the device, and offer up virtual versions of …

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New iOS 7.1 Code Indicates That Siri Could be on Her Way to The Apple TV

- Apr 23, 2014<p>Code found within the iOS 7.1 SDK suggests that Siri may be headed to the Apple TV sometime in the future. Siri is likely destined for …

Fruit flies fitted with tiny backpacks to save farms

<i>(Credit: CSIRO)</i><p><b>The CSIRO is putting RFID sensors on Queensland fruit flies to study their behaviour in the hopes of saving Queensland's crops.</b><p>What do …

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Samsung graphene breakthrough set to turn 'wonder material' into wearable tech

Samsung has made a breakthrough in a new 'wonder material' poised to build the next generation of wearable technology. The company's biggest brains have cooked up a technique for growing graphene on a larger scale that could take the atom-thin material from the lab to the real world.<p>Waving smoke …

This Robot Kangaroo Can Pretty Much Hop Forever

A German company has successfully emulated the jumping behavior of the kangaroo in robot form, the company said.<p>The bionic kangaroo has self-charging …

Pico-packin' Ayane smartphone can project 42-inch images

Despite smartphones packing integrated pico projectors being around for a good few years now, it's fair to say that they haven't really set the …

Endoscopic Surgical Robot Is Designed To Wriggle Down The Throat

Last year, Carnegie Mellon robotics professor Howie Choset designed a modular robotic snake, which it quickly put to work exploring the pipes within …

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The Micro is a 3D printer 'designed for everyone'

M3D is making a bid to bring 3D printing to everyday consumers. Today the company is introducing the Micro, a product it claims to be the world’s "first truly consumer 3D printer." The Micro — now live (and already funded) on Kickstarter — was designed around three key principles: reliability, …

Apple Testing 65-Inch iTV Panels With Korean Supplier [Rumor]

Are we finally getting closer to the existence of the Apple TV set Steve Jobs told Walter Isaacson he had “finally cracked?”<p>According to a new rumor/report from the South Korea-based <i>Korea Herald</i>, an “unnamed” South Korean display manufacture is currently making 65-inch organic light emitting diode …

Turkish court orders partial lifting of YouTube ban

ANKARA (Reuters) - A Turkish court on Friday ruled that a blanket ban of social-media website YouTube violated human rights and ordered most of the restrictions be lifted, citing a top court ruling this week that scrapped a similar ban on microblogging site Twitter.<p>YouTube logos displayed on a …

Facebook Improves Free Voice Calls in Messenger App

Facebook updated its Messenger app Thursday with improvements to the app's voice calling feature.<p>The latest version of the app makes it easier for …

App Store Prices to Increase in Five Countries

Apple is increasing the price of iOS apps and content in the App Store in five countries, after the company emailed developers explaining the adjustments, which are being made due to changing exchange rates.<p>From April 1, customers that shop in the App Store using the Australian Dollar, Indian …

Melodigram Is A Photo-Sharing App That Adds “Atmosphere” And An Audio Message To Your Snaps

Forget artificial intelligence, virtual reality, or drones. What the world really needs is another photo-sharing app (and Office for the iPad of course). Enter Melodigram, an app for iOS that lets you add background sound and an audio message to a photo, and share a link to that content on various …

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UPDATE: April Fools.<p>FORTUNE –The gadget-repair company iFixit, a persistent critic of Apple (AAPL) products for their low “repairability,” announced Tuesday that it has been purchased by Apple for an undisclosed price.<p>iFixit is best known for its “teardown” photos of disassembled iPhones and iPads, …

This iPad Can Boot Between iOS 5, iOS 6, And iOS 7 At Will [Video]

Hate iOS 7’s visual aesthetic, but have apps that require iOS 7 to function? You should do what famed jailbreaker winocm did — hack his iPad 2 so it triple boots between iOS 5.1, iOS 6.1.3 and iOS 7.0.6!<p>Well, okay. You got us. The elite skills necessary to hack your iPad to dual boot operating …

Fuse lets you put your own 3D characters into Steam games

If, like us, you believe that true individuality can <i>never</i> be expressed through four different choices of goatee, then listen up: Fuse, the character-creation tool on Steam, now supports fully user-generated imports for the first time, making it possible for artistic souls to create clothing, body …

Apple Patents A Surface-Like Touch Keyboard Smart Cover With A Trackpad Twist

Apple has a new patent for an iPad accessory (via Patently Apple) that incorporates keyboard features into the design of a new smart cover. The touch-based cover resembles the one Microsoft’s Surface uses for input, but it has a unique twist which is the basis for the patent – multi-touch gesture …

PS4 2014 Games Release List

Following this year's E3, we've compiled a list of all the PlayStation 4 games the have been or will be released in 2014. If a game has an announced release date, it is written next to the game title.<p>Keep in mind that the release dates for upcoming games is subject to change. But with that caveat …

Use your iMac as an external monitor

If you have an iMac made in mid-2011 or later, then one thing you can do with it is to use it as an external monitor. Similar to Target Disk mode, where one Mac's internal hard drives can be mounted as external drives via FireWire or Thunderbolt to another system, Target Display mode allows an …

Scientists find treatment to kill every kind of cancer tumor

Researchers might have found the Holy Grail in the war against cancer, a miracle drug that has killed every kind of cancer tumor it has come in contact with, the New York Post reported.<p>The drug works by blocking a protein called CD47 that is essentially a "do not eat" signal to the body's immune …