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1 hr ago | Ubergizmo

Huawei Ascend P7 Case Leaked

It does seem as though the nature of the flagship smartphone market has accelerated to such an extent where an annual refresh cycle does not sound crazy at all, leaving the general public to chase after the coat-tails of technological advancement so that they do not end up being left behind.

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Related Topix: Cameras

5 hrs ago | Ubergizmo

Samsung Galaxy Beam 2 Officially Launched In China

A few years ago, Samsung announced the Galaxy Beam which was basically an Android powered device that came with a built-in projector.

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9 hrs ago | Gizmag

Remote-controlled MiniBrake aims to boost safety for biking novices

The MiniBrake enables parents to bring their child's bike to a halt within a range of 50 meters A team of Hungarian inventors is looking to help ease the stress of raising would-be Evil Knievels by developing a remote controlled bicycle brake.

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Related Topix: Inventions, Science / Technology

Wed Apr 23, 2014

Ubergizmo

'Walk' Your Drone With A Dog Leash

Drones are starting to enter our mainstream consciousness , whether it is meant for military purposes or being involved in some of the more peaceful tasks such as delivering a package to your doorstep.

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Engadget

IBM's Watson supercomputer will soon be your personal shopper

Watson had been a doctor , a geneticist , a game show contestant and even a chef in the past.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, High Performance Computing, Computers

Engadget

Facebook's mobile focus is paying off

It's clear that when Facebook said it was going to be a mobile-first company back in 2013, it meant it.

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Related Topix: Startups, Facebook, Social Software, Mobile Marketing

Engadget

Etsy acquires indie-gadget marketplace Grand St.

Gadgets are probably the last thing you'd look for on Etsy's DIY-heavy marketplace, but that could soon change.

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Related Topix: Etsy

Ubergizmo

Coversnitch Lamp Eavesdrop On Its Surroundings

Walls have ears, or so the saying goes. Perhaps that might be true many, many years ago, but this is certainly not the case when it comes to modern day trappings.

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Lifehacker

How To Share Gadgets Seamlessly In A Multi-Person Household

Not everyone can afford a separate computer or tablet for each member of the family, so you have to learn to share.

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Related Topix: Dropbox, iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, Google Drive, Headphones

Ubergizmo

Bloom Necklace for Misfit Shine Activity Tracker

While Nike is busy firing its wearable team, Misfit is still ramping up its product lineup.

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Engadget

Hacker attacks on websites shot up 75 percent last quarter

Akami Technologies' State of the Internet report for Q4 2013 has just arrived, and one stat stands out like a bad rash: DDoS attacks were up 75 percent over last quarter , and 23 percent from the year before.

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Gizmag

Earth observation competition searching for outstanding application ideas

Sentinel-1 is the first satellite to be launched as part of Copernicus, an earth observation initiative spearheaded by the European Commission in partnership with the European Space Agency, and the European Environment Agency On April 15, just days after Copernicus' Sentinal-1 sent its first images back to earth, the Copernicus Masters opened its ... (more)

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Related Topix: Environmental Law, Law

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Ubergizmo

Apple Fixes Heartbleed Bug In Latest Wi-Fi Routers

The furor surrounding the Heartbleed security bug seems to be dying down slowly but surely, but this does not mean that it no longer poses a threat to computer users everywhere.

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Related Topix: Emerging Technology, Wireless, Computers

Ubergizmo

Call Of Duty 2014 Screenshot Appears

It does seem as though Call of Duty is starting to feel like it is a FIFA or NBA title on game consoles - there is a new version or edition with each passing year.

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Related Topix: Activision, Call of Duty , Video Games, The, Deep Silver, Duke Nukem Forever, Take-Two Interactive, 3D Realms

Ubergizmo

Samsung Galaxy Note Pro Gets FCC Approval

The Samsung SM-P907A was first talked about in December last year, where it has been rumored that this particular device would eventually make its way to AT&T in due time, being the mobile carrier's very own version of the Galaxy Note Pro 12.2. It is then encouraging to see that the folks over at the FCC have finally given their nod of approval to ... (more)

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Ubergizmo

Samsung Stops Selling Paid Applications Through Smart TVs

Samsung has announced that it is no longer going to distribute paid applications through its smart TVs and connected Blu-ray platforms.

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Ubergizmo

Rhapsody Is Exclusive Music Streaming Service For Fan TV

Time Warner Cable and Fan TV announced today that the Fan TV set-top box is going to feature Rhapsody as the exclusive music streaming service at launch.

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Ubergizmo

NVIDIA Shield 2 Might Feature Tegra K1 With 4GB RAM

NVIDIA's Android based handheld gaming console, the Shield , is due for an update later this year.

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Gizmag

Kittyo lets owners play with their cat by remote control

More and more, we're seeing technologies that allow pets to play with toys while the owner is either not around or too busy to give the animal the attention is deserves.

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Gizmag

First transfusions of "manufactured" blood planned for 2016

In the not-too-distant future, blood made with lab-grown red blood cells could be readily available for use in transfusions According to the World Health Organization, approximately 107 million blood donations are collected globally every year.

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Related Topix: Shutterstock, Biotech, Charitable Organizations, Wellcome Trust, Lothian County, Scotland, United Kingdom

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