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2 hrs ago | 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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6 hrs ago | 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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10 hrs ago | 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

Gizmag

Bugatti pays homage to classic Type 18 sports car with new special edition

It seems the only constant at international auto shows these days is a new Veyron special edition.

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Related Topix: Bugatti Veyron 16.4, Coupe, Convertible, Netherlands, World News

Engadget

Withings Pulse O2 monitors blood oxygen levels for climbers, asthmatics

Withings released its Pulse tracker late last summer, and now the outfit has announced it's successor: the Pulse O2.

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Engadget

Nest Learning Thermostat now available on Google Play

With a $3.2 billion hole to fill , Google's opened up yet another avenue for you to acquire Nest.

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Engadget

Finally, you can customize the face on your Sony Smartwatch 2

Sony has added new features to its Smartwatch 2 since its arrival last year, but there was one glaring omission.

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Gizmag

1930s Australian home receives stunning energy-efficient renovation

Rather than building a brand new home, it can often make more sense to renovate an existing home and bring it in line with modern standards.

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Related Topix: Australia, Oceania, World News,

Gizmag

Four-wheel drive electric BajaBoard dares you to ride

Though the only range problems a leg-powered skateboard suffers are to do with the fitness of its rider, electric skateboards do offer the thrill of being able to take on a Corvette without the aid of bionic limbs, zip over dirt, grass or road without running out of puff, or even just get the adrenalin pumping on the way to work.

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Gizmag

Will superhuman powers give us superhuman problems?

Any mention of cyborgs or superpowers evokes fantastical images from the realms of science fiction and comic books.

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Engadget

Tilting Amazon's phone could be the most important thing you do with it

Amazon's got a at least one smartphone up its sleeves, and we know it's going to feature some curious 3D effects thanks to a slew of sensors and a quartet of front-facing cameras.

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Engadget

Download: Show your friends you're smarter than them with QuizUP

Sometimes you don't need an original idea to make a killer app, as long as you get the presentation right.

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Related Topix: Online Dating, Games, Scrabble

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