Technology

The $800 Camera I Didn't Use To Share My Hawaiian Vacation Photos
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My wife loves technology. Hell, she spotted the job posting that landed me my first tech writing gig. She also loves sharing snapshots with friends. So when I told her that the Sony RX100 III could sling amazing selfies to Instagram with a tap of her phone, she was understandably stoked. When we packed our […]

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Samsung's Galaxy Note 4 To Go On Sale In India On October 17
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Samsung is expected to launch the Galaxy Note 4 at an event in New Delhi on October 14, with reports now suggesting the device will go on sale in the country as early as October 17. If true, Samsung’s flagship phablet will go on sale on the same day as the much awaited Apple iPhone […]

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Body Image: A fantastic voyage of art and technology
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The worlds of art and technology are colliding in a new exhibition that uses MRI scans and CT imaging to create art out of the human body.

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Samsung's Wi-Fi Upgrades Promise Speeds Up to 4.6Gbps
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The Register describes an advance in wireless speed announced by Samsung, which could make possible Wi-Fi speeds of up to 4.6Gbps in any device equipped with the new technology. By using “wide-coverage beam-forming antenna” and “eliminating co-channel interference, regardless of the number of devices using the same network” Samsung says it has cracked the problem […]

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Thync Scores $13M for Foggy Brain Project
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Thync on Wednesday announced it had raised US$13 million in funding from “top-tier” investors, including lead investor Khosla Ventures. Thync’s product, possibly called the “Vibe,” is a wearable device that purportedly uses neurosignaling to modify a user’s state of mind in relation to energy, calm and focus. Thync’s claims have raised some eyebrows. The company […]

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How Videogames Like Minecraft Actually Help Kids Learn to Read
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Brecht Vandenbroucke Minecraft is the hot new videogame among teachers and parents. It’s considered genuinely educational: Like an infinite set of programmable Lego blocks, it’s a way to instill spatial reasoning, math, and logic—the skills beloved by science and technology educators. But from what I’ve seen, it also teaches something else: good old-fashioned reading and […]

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AMD's new CEO has a background in mobile technology
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It feels like just yesterday that AMD brought in Rory Read to turn around its ailing fortunes, but today there’s another changing of the guard. The chip designer has announced that chief operating officer Lisa Su is its new CEO, effective…

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3D-Printed Machine Gun Folds and Shoots Endless Paper Airplanes
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It doesn’t matter what side of the debate you’re on when it comes to using 3D printers to make guns, how could anyone being against using the technology to build a machine gun that folds and fires an endless barrage of paper airplanes? Read more…

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Microsoft's RoomAlive Gaming Jumps Out of the Box
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Microsoft Research on Sunday demonstrated RoomAlive, a new technology that can transform any room into an immersive and interactive gaming display. Based on a scalable multiprojector system that adapts gaming content to the physical space, RoomAlive allows users to touch, shoot, stomp, dodge and steer projected content that becomes seamlessly integrated with their environment. A […]

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