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  1. Philips turns LEDs into an indoor GPS for supermarketsRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Engadget

    Philips believes that the days of endlessly roaming around a store looking for the right kind of balsamic vinegar may soon be at an end. The company's lighting division has developed an indoor navigation system that enables your smartphone to direct you straight towards the Oils & Vinegars section.

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  2. Facebook launches 'caller ID' for new Messenger conversationsRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Engadget

    Next time someone contacts you on Facebook Messenger for the first time, you'll see a calling card of sorts showing his photo, other public info and how you two are connected. Facebook's Vice President of Messaging, David Marcus, calls it "enhanced caller ID for messaging," and it shows up even if you're not Friends with the other person.

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  3. You won't need waves with this $20,000 electric surfboardRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Engadget

    If you want to surf, but are too lazy to paddle or look for waves, the Wakejet Cruise from Swedish outfit Radinn is for you! The company says it "marries the agility and speed of wakeboarding with the freedom of surfing," but that doesn't mean you can take the electric-powered craft lightly. It cruises along at a rather insane 28mph for a full half-hour on a single charge -- or up to an hour if you're willing to go slower.

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  4. EE Harrier and Harrier Mini reviewRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Engadget

    EE's Kestrel was its first own-brand 4G smartphone, meant for those wanting breakneck mobile data speeds without breaking the bank. One year on, the Kestrel is coming to the end of its life, and when remaining stock is depleted, it'll disappear from the network's handset roster.

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  5. Xbox for Windows app gets a flurry of features ahead of E3Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Engadget

    If you're an early Windows 10 adopter , you'll soon find a smattering of new features inside the Xbox app. As part of its June update, Microsoft is adding "game hubs" which, similar to the Xbox One, show which friends have played the title and their recent activity.

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  6. Man Shot By Shotgun Saved By His iPhone 5cRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Ubergizmo

    The iPhone 5c, while created with the best intentions, was not Apple's best-selling product . In fact many are wondering if a repeat of the "C" phone this year is truly needed but that's a debate for another time.

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  7. Blizzard Releases Full Overwatch Gameplay VideosRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Ubergizmo

    Blizzard is a developer who has been known for three major franchises - StarCraft, Warcraft, and Diablo. All three franchises have proven to be extremely successful in their own ways and have developed legions of fans, which is why when Blizzard introduced Overwatch , many sat up and paid attention.

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  8. Fitbit Leads The Way In The Wearable Bands MarketRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Ubergizmo

    When it comes to choosing a wearable for our wrists, we can opt for the more well-rounded smartwatch like the Apple Watch, or we could opt for more dedicated fitness bands that are more focused towards fitness than displaying notifications, such as those created by Fitbit and Garmin. That being said in terms of wearable bands, it seems that Fitbit is the current leader .

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  9. Nokia In No Hurry To Sell Of HERE Mapping ServiceRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Ubergizmo

    Ever since the reports came out that Nokia was interested in selling off its HERE Maps division , there have been plenty of rumors that have followed. These rumors consist of who might be interested in buying the company and so far we have heard big names such as Microsoft , Uber , and even Apple and Google's names were mention .

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  10. Supergirl Pilot Leaked On Torrent Sites Six Months EarlyRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Ubergizmo

    Considering how well DC's recent TV series such as The Flash and Arrow have been doing, we're sure many are excited to see what the upcoming Supergirl TV series will bring to the table. Now if you're just as curious as everyone else, it seems that you can sate your curiosity today because according to reports , the pilot of the show has leaked onto torrent websites.

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  11. Inside the weird, wonderful and award-winning Melbourne School of DesignRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Gizmag

    Known as the suspended studio, an internal tower dangles from the ceiling of the Melbourne School of Design There was more than a touch of irony about the University of Melbourne's old architecture building. As the breeding ground for generations of Australia's designers and builders, the plain brick building had come to be known as one of the campuses most drab and uninspiring structures.

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  12. Samsung's Spotify Rival Reportedly Hit With LayoffsRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Ubergizmo

    With so many music streaming platforms available, some with bigger libraries and being more popular, we had to wonder how Samsung's Milk Music would fare, especially when users probably think of platforms such as Spotify, Pandora, and Rdio when it comes to music streaming. This is why it doesn't come as a complete surprise to learn that Samsung's Media Solutions Center America, the arm responsible for Milk Music and Milk Video, are laying off their employees .

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  13. Blizzard Removes Cigar From One Of Their Characters, Fans Not PleasedRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Ubergizmo

    For those who are fans of Blizzard's games, especially the StarCraft franchise, you might be familiar with Tychus who is a prominent StarCraft character. In the game's artwork, the character can clearly be seen smoking a cigar.

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  14. Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge Iron Man Edition Launches Next WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Ubergizmo

    Last Friday, Samsung teased the Iron Man Edition Samsung Galaxy S6 /S6 Edge as "coming soon", but the company did not provide any specific dates. Well the good news is that if you're a fan of The Avengers, Iron Man, Marvel comics, or all of the above, you will be pleased to learn that the device will be launched next week.

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  15. KFC saves phones from greasy fingers with tray liner keyboardRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Gizmag

    Texting is so much a part of modern life that some people can't even pause for a meal of fried chicken without sending a message. As part of an advertising campaign and in an effort to avoid an epidemic of greasy smartphone screens, KFC restaurants in Germany have been giving away paper tray liners with built-in Bluetooth keyboards, so patrons can text away while munching on their extra crispy.

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  16. DrumPants as a trigger-activated communication systemRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Gizmag

    The DrumPants Trigger-Activated Communication System extends the capabilities of the DrumPants wearable MIDI controller to fit the needs of people with speech impairments who could use some help communicating DrumPants , the wireless device that converts your pants into a wearable MIDI controller and music sequencer, can now bring a different kind of music to the ears of those around you. Its creators have recently started a beta test program that uses DrumPants triggers to control lights and doors and to give a voice to those who have none.

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  17. Apple Store App Updated With Two-Step AuthenticationRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Ubergizmo

    While shopping apps like the Apple Store app makes shopping on our mobile devices easier, it can also be dangerous as someone could accidentally purchase an item using your account thus putting you out of hundreds, if not thousands of dollars in a single click. Thankfully things are about to get safer in the latest Apple Store app.

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  18. BlackBerry Eyed By Microsoft & Xiaomi For Acquisition [Rumor]Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Ubergizmo

    There have been plenty of rumors surrounding who may or may not acquire BlackBerry, although to date we have yet to see any of these rumors come to fruition. Well here to add to the list is a report from DigiTimes who claims to have heard from industry sources that companies such as Microsoft and Xiaomi could be interested in the Canadian handset maker.

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  19. Pebble Time To Begin Shipping 27th MayRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Ubergizmo

    Early this year Pebble Time, the color version of the Pebble smartwatch, launched on Kickstarter where it was successfully funded. An update earlier this month revealed that the device had entered into mass production and was ready to begin shipping this month, although no specific dates were mentioned.

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  20. Uber's experimental cars are driving around PittsburghRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Engadget

    It looks like Uber's robotics lab is now up and running -- the Pittsburgh Business Times has just spotted one of its test cars marked "Uber Advanced Technologies Center" driving around the city. If you recall, the ridesharing company teamed up with Carnegie Mellon scientists in 2014 reportedly to develop self-driving taxis , among other technologies, in the new lab.

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