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5 min ago | NEWS.com.au

10 best non-Apple gadgets at an Apple store

DID you know you don't just have to buy Apple stuff at its stores? There's a whole heap of other awesome kit to see if you can dodge the blue shirts.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Apple, Laptops/Notebooks, Startups, iPhone, Wireless, Emerging Technology

1 hr ago | Gizmag

The Cesium 133 atomic wristwatch heads to Kickstarter

The Cesium 133 prototype currently sports a carbon fiber case, which keeps its weight down to that of a regular wristwatch There are plenty of atomic watches available that can keep time accurately by receiving a radio signal from an atomic clock, but there hasn't ever been a true atomic wristwatch which boasts its own atomic clock.

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5 hrs ago | Ubergizmo

Zynga Goes Back To Basics With FarmVille 2: Country Escape

Zynga's FarmVille was once very popular . You would receive dozens of requests from people on Facebook who played the game.

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9 hrs ago | Gizmag

Floating nuclear plants could prove tsunami-proof

MIT proposes building floating nuclear power plants located 5 to 7 miles into the ocean, enabling the nuclear power plants to ride out a tsunami without sustaining damage The most frightening part of a tsunami hitting a nuclear power plant is what comes after - radioactive leaks that contaminate the water around the plant are exceedingly difficult ... (more)

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12 hrs ago | Gizmag

Aqua Elliptica looks to get the crowd walking on water

A Kickstarter crowdfunding campaign is raising money for a new type of watersport.

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16 hrs ago | Gizmag

DPI details 10,000 lumen laser projector ahead of July release

Digital Projection International has announced the forthcoming release of what's claimed to be the first production high-brightness laser projector in the world.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Ubergizmo

Heartbleed Attack Results In Stolen Taxpayer Data

We have heard about the Heartbleed bug in recent times, as well as denials by at least one entity concerning knowledge about the existence of such a vulnerability without informing the masses.

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Engadget

MIT designs a floating, tsunami-proof nuclear plant

What's the safest place to put a nuclear reactor ? Offshore, apparently. A new power plant design concept from MIT envisions a facility built on floating platforms, moored in deep water several miles off the coast.

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Related Topix: Nuclear Energy

Gizmag

Rats receive lab-grown esophagi

Ordinarily, when patients require a total or partial replacement of their esophagus, tissue from their own stomach or intestine is used.

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Engadget

Google's new camera app brings Photo Sphere and Lens Blur to Android devices

While Google has continued to toss new features into the camera app shipped on its Nexus devices, many Android phones replace it something else.

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Related Topix: Google, Startups

Engadget

Jaguar Land Rover brings the boardroom to your dashboard with in-car infotainment system

The boundary between your smartphone and your car is growing thinner by the day, and Jaguar Land Rover is the latest in a long line of car companies trying to work out the ideal balance between the two.

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Related Topix: iPhone

Engadget

Shh, it's a Secret: The allure of the anonymous internet

This is just a small sampling of posts I've recently seen on Secret , an anonymous-sharing app that's part of a new trend in Silicon Valley.

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Related Topix: Social Software, Startups, Facebook

Gizmag

Tips for getting started with Amazon Fire TV

Amazon recently released its streaming set-top box, Fire TV , that competes with Apple TV and Roku.

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Related Topix: Emerging Technology, Search Engines

Ubergizmo

Samsung Exec Felt Jobs' Death Was 'Best Opportunity' To Attack iPhone

During the second patent infringement trial between Apple and Samsung a lot of secret documents have been brought to the limelight.

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Related Topix: Apple, Startups, Steve Jobs

South Whidbey Record

Children's theater brings gadgets, gizmos and thingamabobs to Langley stage

Curious sea creatures and crustaceans will surface on the stage for Whidbey Children's Theater performance of Disney's "The Little Mermaid Jr." Director Elizabeth Herbert returns to the children's theater after six years and is enjoying guiding a new group of students.

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Related Topix: Arts, Theater, Entertainment

Gizmag

Sky and TalkTalk announce 1 Gbps broadband for UK cities

Sky, TalkTalk and CityFibre will begin rolling out a 1 Gbps network in York next year, before moving to other locations Broadband speeds in the UK currently max out at about 300 Mbps, provided by British Telecom.

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Related Topix: Shutterstock

Ubergizmo

Halo: Spartan Assault Kicks Off Universal Windows Games

Microsoft has just started to accept universal applications for its combined Windows and Windows Phone Store, and what better way to introduce universal apps than in the form of a game - Halo: Spartan Assault ? The one time purchase of this game will be able to be used on either platform, where it has been listed as a universal app in both the ... (more)

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Related Topix: Halo: Spartan Assault, 343 Industries, Microsoft Game Studios, Video Games, Microsoft, Startups

Engadget

NASA catches a glimpse of Saturn birthing a new moon

For the first and perhaps the last time ever, NASA's Cassini spacecraft , whose mission is to orbit Saturn, has captured a new moon emerge from the Jovian planet's rings.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, NASA

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Engadget

Apple, Samsung and more to adopt anti-theft smartphone kill switch

Apple and Samsung are duking it out in court yet again , but there's at least one thing they agree on: users shouldn't be helpless when their phones are stolen.

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Ubergizmo

Lenovo FLEX 2 Laptops Announced

Lenovo has recently announced that they have added two new computers to their FLEX lineup in the form of the FLEX 2. The FLEX 2 laptops will come in two different sizes, a 14-inch display ora 15.6-inch display, but apart from the difference in display sizes, both laptops are expected to feature the same hardware internally.

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Related Topix: Laptops/Notebooks, Computers, CPU, Science / Technology

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