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1 hr ago | Ubergizmo

Facebook Cross One Billion Installs On Android

If we come down to sheer numbers alone then Android has a significant lead over iOS , its closest rival which comes in as the second most popular mobile platform out there.

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Related Topix: Startups, Facebook, Social Software, Google

6 hrs ago | Engadget

You can now unplug Sonos kit from the router

Sonos has made a name for itself as a wireless home audio system. The problem is -- up until today -- that you still needed to plug something into the router .

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Wi-Fi, Emerging Technology, Wireless

6 hrs ago | Engadget

Photos show the Xperia Z3 Compact is (another) chip off the old block

To say that Sony's Xperia devices have become a bit ... "samey" would be an understatement.

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6 hrs ago | Engadget

Digitsole's smart insoles keep your tootsies warm as you walk

Most people believe that wrist-worn wearables are technology's next frontier, but only one company that we know of has thought about our feet .

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9 hrs ago | Ubergizmo

webOS Ports Renamed To LuneOS, Will Focus On Nexus 4 And HP TouchPad

For a while it did seem like webOS did have the potential to become the next big smartphone platform, but we guess it looks like iOS and Android managed to beat them to the punch.

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9 hrs ago | Engadget

NASA explains why you won't get a drone delivery anytime soon

Delivery drones are great at exactly one job right now: generating buzz . However, NASA has told the New York Times that actual widget-shipping drones from Amazon or Google are still far in the future.

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Related Topix: Emerging Technology, Search Engines, US News, Federal Aviation Administration

9 hrs ago | Engadget

Sony's next smartphone-mounted camera will let you change lenses

If you're looking to be the king of Instagram, Sony's about to give you the ultimate smartphone weapon, judging by a leak from Xperia Blog .

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Related Topix: Cameras

13 hrs ago | Ubergizmo

Drone Checks Out Upcoming Apple Campus

Early last month, we brought you word on new Apple Campus 2 photos that depicted some concrete foundation work that went on, and this time around, there is something far more interesting that you might want to take note of - a drone which has been outfitted with a camera managed to take to the skies to capture a drone's eye view of the upcoming ... (more)

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16 hrs ago | Ubergizmo

LG And Swarovski Delivers Premium Curved Oled TV

When it comes to living in large, there are many different ways to do so. Some of us happen to have a whole lot more money than others to "throw around", if you will, and even the high end stuff that one purchases ends up looking rather "ordinary".

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Mon Sep 01, 2014

Ubergizmo

Internet Explorer 11a 2s Market Share Is On The Rise

A lot of people give Microsoft's Internet Explorer browser a lot of grief, and in all fairness earlier builds of Internet Explorer left a lot to be desired, thus giving alternative browsers such as Firefox and Chrome room to grow.

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Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups

Engadget

Apple reveals the the most common reasons that it rejects apps

Apple is such an opaque company that even app developers can be left, out in the cold, wondering why their app was rejected from the app store .

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Engadget

Opportunity rover is getting reformatted after ten years on Mars

NASA's ironman Mars rover Opportunity, like your five-year-old PC, is about to get reformatted.

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Related Topix: Triathlon, Outdoor Recreation

Engadget

Sony's RX10 camera now shoots higher-quality video at a lower price

Sony's Cyber-shot RX10 is a pretty capable camera, but it still has weaknesses: it doesn't shoot super high-quality XAVC-S video, and that steep $1,300 price is bound to steer some people toward DSLRs and mirrorless cams.

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Gizmag

New algorithm identifies weak spots in body tissue prior to injury

Muscle and tendon strains or tears may soon be detectable prior to injury, thanks to new algorithms developed by researchers at Washington University in St Louis When it comes to muscle, tendon, and bone injuries, early diagnosis can save you from a world of hurt and lengthy rehabilitation.

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Related Topix: Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Science

Engadget

This 'Find My iPhone' exploit could be to blame for celebrity photo hacks

Initial reports suggested that hackers targeted the iCloud accounts of the high-profile victims, and held eager would-be-viewers to ransom on notorious bulletin-board 4Chan, demanding Bitcoin in exchange for a peek of the images .

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Related Topix: Find My iPhone, iPod touchiPad App, iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, iCloud, Science / Technology, Economics News, Bitcoin

Engadget

Heart Bot can draw an artistic rendition of your heartbeat

How does a famous-rapper-slash-business-tycoon and a tech titan launch a collaborative project? Apparently, by throwing a fancy soire graced by the presence of a robotic Picasso .

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Related Topix: DLP Mobile, Science / Technology, Robots

Sun Aug 31, 2014

Ubergizmo

The New Moto X Will Be Headed For Verizon

A couple of weeks ago, Motorola sent out invites to an event that they would be hosting on the 4th of September.

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Ubergizmo

The Leica MP Titanium Can Be Yours For $40,000

As if Leica cameras weren't expensive enough, it seems that someone out there thought it would be a great idea if they could make it more expensive.

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Related Topix: Cameras

Ubergizmo

HTC Smartwatch Release Rumored For September

If reports and rumors are to be believed then September is going to be a very good month for gadget lovers.

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Related Topix: HTC

Engadget

Don't forget to enter our Back to School 2014 sweepstakes

Most college students are already settling into the fall semester, but it's not too late to nab some updated gear.

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