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Need Juice? This Phone Charger Fits In Your Wallet

<b>The Pitch:</b> The ChargeCard is a super-slim USB phone charger that can fit in a wallet as easy as a credit card. The product was funded on Kickstarter, and was recently sold on the shopping site Grand St.<p><b>The Verdict:</b> Few phones have the juice to last through an entire day of even moderate usage. In …

Arms treaty blocked by Iran, North Korea and Syria

<b>Iran, North Korea and Syria have blocked what would have been the first treaty to regulate the $70bn (£46bn) global trade in conventional arms.</b><p>The draft would require states to ensure that conventional weapons are not transferred across borders if they are to be used in human rights …

N Korea 'readies' rockets to strike US bases

North Korea's leader has responded to America's use of nuclear-capable B-2 bombers in joint South Korean military<br>drills with more angry rhetoric, saying his rocket forces are ready to attack US positions.<p>The North's official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) news agency said on Friday that Kim …

Samsung sees A4WP wireless charging as the future

Source: Wired<p>Wireless charging is becoming an increasingly popular feature in top of the line smartphones. The new Galaxy S4 comes with built in wireless charging, but Samsung doesn’t see the Qi technology (the current standard found in most wireless charging products) used in its new flagship …

iPad mini vs Nexus 7 vs Nexus 10 vs Surface RT: tablet comparison review

(Please note: this is <i>not</i> a comprehensive roundup of every tablet on the market, <i>nor</i> a detailed list of every specification of those tablets. It's my …

These Google Glass Early Adopters Will Warm Your Heart

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>In a shameless attempt to win skeptics over, Google has included the betterment of penguins, …

Hands-on with Mozilla’s Web-based “Firefox OS” for smartphones

Plans for an all-HTML5 smartphone OS are ambitious. Maybe too ambitious.<p>Launching a new mobile OS is a difficult project since the market leaders, …

How to find truly free wireless access

You're in the middle of a city park. You're at a rest stop on the side of the road, seemingly in the middle of nowhere. Or maybe you're simply in your living room. You turn on your computer and have instant, secure access to the Internet without requiring any network cables or log-ins -- or even …

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20% of all Blackberry 10 Apps are Android ports

Blackberry had just announced last week that the Blackberry App World had finally reached its 100,000 app milestone. The Blackberry App World had …

More Apps Coming to Cars, but They’re Still Miles From Perfection

One thing is certain at today’s New York International Auto Show: Auto makers are getting more app-happy.<p>But auto apps are still far from high-tech …

Google Glass will reportedly be manufactured in the US

Google Glass headsets will be manufactured in the US, according to a report from <i>The Financial Times</i><i>.</i> Specifically, Google wil be manufacturing the headsets at a Foxconn plant in Santa Clara, California, making it the second product that we know Google has manufactured on US soil. The first of which …

Rights group criticises Somalia over rapes

Somalia's President has responded to a report that accuses security forces of abusing people in refugee camps, saying his government is working to improve its human rights record but that the list of problems his country is facing is "endless".<p>Human Rights Watch (HRW) said on Tuesday that Somalia's …

North Korea 'Photoshopped' marine landings photograph

North Korea has been caught doctoring a photograph to double the number of hovercraft in a military exercise as part of its increasingly aggressive propaganda campaign.<p>The picture showed vessels with the same give-away shine on the front, moving through the water at an identical angle and throwing …

Chinese navy makes waves in South China Sea

Analysts: Country's bold move spurred by 'U.S. inaction.'<p>BEIJING – The appearance of a Chinese navy flotilla at an island chain 1,120 miles from its home shores is a clear sign that the new Communist regime is moving to enforce its claims to the entire South China Sea, experts said Wednesday.<p>James …