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Two new experiments help blaze the trail toward quantum computing with teleportation

Advertisement<p>9 Comments<p>Credit: University of Tokyo<p>Scientists are a little bit closer to faster computing and better encryption after two experiments …

Quantum Mechanics

Beddit: A Proper Sleep Tracker That Uses An Ultra-Thin Film Sensor In Your Bed

Beddit, a Finnish company that has long made sleep trackers for medical professionals, is looking to tap into the broad consumer market with a $149 sleep tracker that uses a thin-film sensor on your mattress.<p>The sensor can send data back to a person’s smartphone, that tells them when they’ve been …

YouTube's 'Missile Command' Easter egg puts the video in video game

Protect your cat videos for great justice. A new YouTube easter egg lets you play <i>Missile Command</i> — that artifact of early '80s Cold War consciousness and Golden Age game mechanics — above whatever video you’re watching. Just load up the Flash player and type "1980" anywhere outside a text field to …

Roku iOS app update lets users stream videos to televisions

Similar to Apple TV's AirPlay, the new Roku iOS update allows users to beam videos recorded and stored on their mobile devices to their TVs.<p>Roku added a small, yet significant, addition to its app for iOS on Thursday. With the new 2.3 update, users can now stream videos stored on their iOS device …