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Philips Announces Smartphone with Super Long Battery Life

Smartphones produced by Philips are not as popular as Apple, LG and Samsung's gadgets. However, they have always boasted a longer battery life in comparison with competitors. The new smartphone Philips W6618 is equipped with a battery which provides one and a half day of talk time and about two months (66 days) of standby. Unfortunately,...
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Twitter Acquires Data Startup Gnip

The microblog service Twitter acquires Gnip, a company which is engaged in social data providing. This company has been an ancient data parter of Twitter. Gnip accumulates and analyses data from social networking websites for marketing purposes. Twitter and Gnip has been partners since 2010. And now Twitter has acquired Gnip. As Twitter has turned into a...
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China: Windows XP Isn’t Dead

It's a well known fact that Microsoft officially ended support to Windows XP operating system on April 8. But the abandoned OS isn't dead in China. The matter is that one of the leading security vendors has developed a free software, which can protect Chinese users of the unsupported OS. Chinese security developer Qihoo 360 has...
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Google and Cameras Embedded into Contact Lenses

Google has recently registered itself at the United States Patent and Trademark Office with its new technical innovation. The main idea of the project consists in placing tiny (practically microscopical) video cameras into contact lenses. This patent explicitly hints at the logical evolution of the basic mission of Google Glass. The owners of these wonderful hi-tech...
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Google Sells out of White Glass Model

Google Glass was available for one day only on 15 April in the U.S. The device was available in different colors and with different frames. However, white devices were the first ones to be bought up. All the available smart glasses of white color sold out by midday, while red, blue, gray, and black devices...
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Google Glass Came into the Market for the First Time

Yesterday, on the 15th of April, Google decided to put Google Glass on the market on the territory of the U.S. American users had an opportunity to buy the device on the special Google website. The concept of the innovative wearable computers was demonstrated by Google in April, 2012. At first they were available only for...
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Top 3 Smartwatches

1. Pebble Steel Price: $250; The device boasts its elegant stainless steel design; The smartwatches are available with two kinds of wristbands: metal and leather; There is an official app store for Pebble watches. 2. Neptune Pine Price: $335; This is the largest smartwatches on the market; The device is equipped with a 5-MP camera; Neptune Pine is equipped with a slot for SIM...
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Wearables Will Soon Be Charged by Body Heat

Korean scientists have developed an innovative technique, which is to change the future of wearable devices. The new technology allows to turn body heat into electricity to charge fitness bands and smartwatches. A thin and tiny thermoelectric power generator fixed to transparent and flexible material draws energy from skin. In addition to the opportunity to charge wearables,...
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Facebook Targets Financial Services

Facebook Social Network is planning to expand its range of functions and services. It is developing an electronic money service, with the help of which European users of Facebook will be able to make payments and remittances. Within a few weeks Facebook is to get regulatory approval for the service in Ireland, where the company's European...
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OrCam Device: To Make Life Easier

OrCam, an Isralian startup, announces a device which can make the life of people with defective eyesight easier and increase their life opportunities. The innovative device looks like an ordinary camera, which should be fixed up to an eyeglass frame. This camera analyzes the ambient space and can voice the information. A little computer is embedded...
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Intel and SGI: Immersion Cooling Technology

Modern supercomputers and server systems are of gigantic proportions. And it is well known that they always heat up or overheat and require to be cooled. Intel and SGI demonstrate an innovative cooling system, when the electronics is submerged completely in fluid. The companies use a liquid dielectric developed by 3M. Submerged into this fluid, the...
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Apple Uses Renewable Energy Sources

Apple has recently been called ''green'' tech company. The incorporation has been given such a title mostly due to its usage of renewable energy. For the purpose of building up its lead in the field of environmental protection, Apple buys a hydroelectric power station in Oregon. This power plant is located not far from Apple's...
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Google Launches Its New Anti-Malware Service

Google Inc is planning to launch a service which will regularly scan apps installed on smartphones and tablets. At present time applications are exposed to scanning only in the course of installation process. In spite of the fact that Google Verify Apps is considered to be a reliable security system, Android is the most vulnerable operating...
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SmartHouse Controlled by iPad

Rumors about so-called smarthouses controlled with the help of smartphones and tablets are afloat. However, it's quite difficult to realize this idea in practice because of incredibly high cost of all necessary manipulations. But in fact, you can find a real smarthouse in California. Its price is $22.000.000. Electric power supply of the house is...
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Samsung is Rumored to Launch Standalone Smartwatch

Samsung Inc is working at a ''self-sufficient'' version of Samsung Gear 2 smartwatch, which will most likely be called Samsung Gear Solo. The new model hasn't been announced yet, but it's rumored to be equipped with a slot for a USIM card (USIM – universal subscriber identity module). This innovation will enable users to make...
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Nearly 3 in 10 PCs Still Run Windows XP

On April 8,2014 Microsoft ended support of Windows XP. However, the operating system launched in 2001 is still used by 28 per cent of PC owners all over the world. Statistical data reveal that about 300 million computers all over the world are still running Windows XP. Nearly 3 in 10 PCs still run this...
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HTC Announces Its 2014 First Quarter Financial Results

Taiwanese smartphone maker HTC Corp has published its 2014 first quarter financial results. And these results are quite sad: the company is running practically at a loss. The loss is estimated to $62million. The sum is even bigger than it has been forecast. The company's revenue is smaller in comparison to the corresponding results of the...
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3D Printing Industry: The Micro

3D printing market is filled with a great number of devices. So a potential consumer can easily get confused by this diversity. The only problem is high prices (a starting price is about $1000). The Micro 3D printer (M3D) is able to settle two main issues: firstly, it boasts its small size and can be...
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