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3 hrs ago | Engadget

Microsoft unleashes 'Settlers of Catan' on the web

Microsoft has something of an extracurricular activity: When it's not releasing Office for iPad or updating Windows, it has a habit of helping other companies build websites .

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Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups, Ipad, Skype, iPod touch App, Science / Technology, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, Games, Board Game

4 hrs ago | Engadget

High-tech headband looks to prevent drowning, bad parenting

Some drowning incidents can be easily prevented, and a wearable device wants to keep tabs on submersion time while your kids are at the pool.

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Related Topix: Sports, Swimming

7 hrs ago | The Inquirer

Festival tech: Leading the charge

AS YOU REJOIN our story, we've reached the Glastonbury Festival in Somerset. The tent is pitched and it's time to start experimenting with the various gadgets and gizmos that have started to embellish "getting away from it all".

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

11 hrs ago | Ubergizmo

Nokia Lumia 930 Charged Using Apples And Potatoes

When it comes to charging your smartphone or tablet, most of the time we do not need to think twice when doing so - just plug the charger into any available wall outlet, and ensure that the other end is plugged into your device, and you're good to go.

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11 hrs ago | Ubergizmo

Samsung Shoots Sunrise To Sunset Film On Galaxy S5

The mobile phone has certainly come a long way since it was first introduced to the market a few decades ago.

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Related Topix: Cell Phones, Electronics

15 hrs ago | Ubergizmo

Majority Of New UK Internet Subscribers Opt To Disable Porn Filter

Back in 2013, it was announced that ISPs in the UK would soon start to filter porn by default .

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Related Topix: Internet Service Providers

18 hrs ago | Engadget

'Ulysses' is coming to life thanks to virtual reality

Look, there's nothing to be ashamed of if you've been plowing through James Joyce's Ulysses for the past, oh, decade.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Virtual Reality

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Gizmag

"Air waveguides" used to send optical data through the air

An illustration of an air waveguide, with the four laser-produced 'holes' and the source of the transmitted light Efficient as fiber optic cables are at transmitting data in the form of light pulses, they do need to be physically supported, and they can only handle a finite amount of power.

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Engadget

Here's what our readers are saying about the Surface Pro 3

With the Surface Pro 3 , Microsoft tried yet again to build a tablet that can replace your laptop, but critics found it fell just shy of that goal.

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Related Topix: Keyboards

Engadget

Twitch lets you host another channel's stream while you're on a burrito break

When a broadcaster logs off for dinner or puts down the controller for some shut-eye, Twitch now lets them keep the game streaming going with its new Host Mode.

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Engadget

Thanks to NASA, you can 3D print your own asteroids and satellites

If you have access to a 3D printer , you can now output your own space-exploring fleet thanks to NASA.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, NASA

Gizmag

Early impressions: Amazon Fire Phone

Apple launched the iPhone seven years ago. The first flagship Android phones hit the scene four and a half years ago.

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Related Topix: Home Listing, Home

Engadget

Apple reportedly releasing Os X Yosemite in October alongside 4K desktop and 12-inch Retina MacBook

Well, this is a timely rumor: Today is the day Apple opens up OS X Yosemite for public beta-testing , and now we're hearing the final version of the OS will come out in late October.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Apple, Laptops/Notebooks, Startups

Engadget

Prototype NASA robot will burrow through sheets of alien ice

When it came to life on Mars , NASA might have struck out, but it's got a good feeling about Europa .

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, NASA

Gizmag

Audi gives the A7 TDI a boost with "competition" model

Do you like the look of the diesel Audi A7, but think it isn't quick enough? Audi may just have the car for you.

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Related Topix: Audi A7, Audi, Sedan

Ubergizmo

Police Arrest Burglar After He Was Heard On Xbox Live Chat

We have heard many hilarious stories of how thieves and robbers have managed to get themselves caught simply because they did not know that they were being recorded , and it looks like that has just happened again over in Tenterden Close, Eastbourne.

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Related Topix: East Sussex County, England, World News, United Kingdom,

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Engadget

Here's what happened at Engadget Live Seattle

Engadget made another appearance in Seattle last Friday, again taking over the Showbox SoDo.

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Engadget

PS4 will add Blu-ray 3D support soon

That was fast. After Microsoft announced the Xbox One is going to get Blu-ray 3D support in an update soon, Sony's PlayStation Europe arm has responded by finally revealing the same feature is coming to the PS4 .

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Related Topix: Video Games, Microsoft Xbox

Ubergizmo

Son Goes Up Against Dead Father's Ghost In RalliSport Challenge

The Internet is full of stories, some true, others questionable, and a bunch of them being outright lies.

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Ubergizmo

Lumia 530 Coming To T-Mobile

For the past few weeks there have been rumors that Microsoft would soon announce a successor to the popular Lumia 520 smartphone .

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Related Topix: T-Mobile, Microsoft, Tellme, Startups

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