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  1. 'Call for Makers' issued for entries to Westport Mini Maker FaireRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Westport News

    Gadgets, gizmos, tehcnology and inventions -- like this mini submarine --- will be on display at the 4th annual Westport Mini Maker Faire on April 25 at the Westport Library. This year's theme will be "Things That Roll," and makers whose entries include things that roll will be included on the event's official website, www.westportmakerfaire.org.

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  2. Disney wants to help developers make games more interactiveRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Engadget

    Many RPGs have more than one ending, but even then you still have limited ways to control the story or to interact with the characters. Disney Research , however, wants to make real interactive games -- ones where your actions can affect how it progresses and ends -- so it has created a platform that can help developers do so more easily than if they use traditional tools.

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  3. Swiss watchmakers are teaming up to fight Apple and GoogleRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Engadget

    Swiss watch companies are finally waking up to the potential of smartwatches, with the launch of models from three different companies. Mondaine, Alpina and Frederique Constant have revealed their take on the smartwatch today, and they're all very similar, and very familiar.

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  4. Chinese internet giants purge 60,000 accounts for inappropriate usernamesRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Engadget

    China will enforce an even tighter control over online names starting on March 1st, and it's already begun nuking any account that doesn't conform to its standards. A handful of powerful internet companies in the country have deleted over 60,000 accounts they believe are in violation of China's new real-name/username policy.

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  5. 11 ways to change how you liveRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    ... builders put aside the gee-whiz gizmos to focus on better design and construction and greener materials. Now the gadgets are back, but they're more functional, he said. To select 11 products, Mr. Thompson contacted manufacturers and challenged them ...

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  6. Disney's retelling the 'Star Wars' film saga with LegosRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Engadget

    There isn't a way to turn back time and prevent the Star Wars prequels from ever releasing , but maybe Disney XD's upcoming crack at them could make the flicks palatable. You see, the channel is prepping the launchpad for The Force Awakens ' December release with a Lego retelling of the entire story so far.

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  7. Runcible circular smartphone recalls the pocket watchRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Gizmag

    We've become accustomed to cell phones as noisy, rectangular devices filled with applications that are designed to assist us - but often distract us - in our daily lives. California-based startup Mohohm is looking to buck the trend with Runcible, a round device that doesn't use apps and doesn't beep or vibrate to alert users.

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  8. YouTube's new video trimming tool makes mobile edits a breezeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Engadget

    Even in the ideal setting, it's nearly impossible to get the perfect piece of footage that won't require edits. Those changes can be tough to tackle on mobile, but thanks to a YouTube update, perfecting a short video just got easier.

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  9. Daily Roundup: History of net neutrality, deconstructing Nintendo and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Engadget

    Welcome to the Daily Roundup . In today's news, you can learn about the history of net neutrality.

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  10. Would you prefer a thinner phone or better battery life?Read the original story

    Yesterday | Engadget

    Despite a number of exciting announcements related to battery technology, the sad fact is that our smartphones still need to be frequently charged. One thing that hasn't helped in prolonging the lives of our devices is a trend toward ever thinner phones.

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  11. Limpet's shell could inspire next-gen transparent displaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Gizmag

    The humble limpet has been receiving a lot of press lately, as scientists recently determined that the material from which its teeth are made is officially the world's strongest natural material . Now, an MIT/Harvard study suggests that a specific type of limpet's shell may hold the key to transparent displays that require no internal light source.

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  12. Can Ally Financial Cope With the Loss of General Motors?Read the original story

    Yesterday | The Motley Fool

    Losing a business partner always hurts, especially if it's one of the biggest companies in the world. That's the situation facing Ally Financial following the automaker's announcement that it will bring auto-lease financing for at least three of its four brands in-house.

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  13. BioShock shakes hands with Stepford in 'We Happy Few'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Engadget

    Smile for the camera -- and for the TV, and during the walk to the store, and while you're sitting in the living room, in the dark, all alone. Smile, because if you don't, they will come for you.

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  14. Uber data breach compromises IDs of 50,000 driversRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Engadget

    An Uber database containing the names and driver's license numbers of 50,000 current and former drivers was accessed by an outside party in 2014, the company announced today. Uber discovered the breach on September 17, 2014, and an investigation revealed one instance of unauthorized access on May 13, 2014.

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  15. Seattle PD has a YouTube channel for its body camera footageRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Engadget

    Seattle's officer-worn camera footage is making its way online, but if you were hoping for anything Cops -like you're likely to be disappointed. In accordance with privacy measures, faces aren't the only parts of a shot that are blurred out -- most of the time it's the entire frame, and audio's been scrubbed as well.

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  16. High-performance flow battery could rival lithium-ions for EVs and grid storageRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Gizmag

    A new redox flow battery designed at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory more than doubles the amount of energy that this type of cell can pack in a given volume, approaching the numbers of lithium-ion batteries. If the device reaches mass production, it could find use in fast-charging transportation, portable electronics and grid storage.

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  17. Gila Board brings independent suspension to off-road skateboardingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Gizmag

    We've seen a number of off-road skateboards hit the market over the past several years, although most of them have little or no suspension, and many do have electric motors - the latter is fine if you want it, but just adds weight, expense and complexity if you don't. Industrial designer Chris Terpstra's new Gila Board doesn't have a motor, but instead sports a unique fully-adjustable independent suspension system.

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  18. FlexCharger charges up to five devices at a timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Gizmag

    Charging devices is, for many people, just a part of their daily routine. We have smartphones, tablets, laptops, portable game consoles, and all kinds of other devices that need some juice.

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  19. Review: Splash Tunes Pro Bluetooth shower speakerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Gizmag

    We're really beginning to like singing in the shower, thanks to the Splash Tunes Pro waterproof shower speaker from FresheTech. This small, unassuming suction cup-mounted Bluetooth speaker delivers a surprising amount of sound in a speaker that costs US$70.

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  20. Here's how far we've come with net neutralityRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Engadget

    The FCC's ruling on net neutrality yesterday was the agency's most significant action in decades -- but it didn't come easy. It's something that's been discussed ever since Columbia Law professor Tim Wu coined the term net neutrality 2003, which, at its most basic level, refers to treating all web traffic equally.

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