Monthly Archives: November 2014

Xbox’s Japan chief resigns after bleak Xbox One sales

It’s no secret that the Xbox One has been far from a hit in the Land of the Rising Sun, and now this is having its negative effects on the people in charge. As reported by Famitsu, a Japanese publication … Read the rest of this entry

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How Qualcomm aims to be everywhere — not just phones

Qualcomm already rules the mobile world — now it wants to tackle all of the other gadgets in your life. But none of this should be a surprise if you’ve been paying attention. Its Snapdragon chips already power most high-end … Read the rest of this entry

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Jolla promises to give tablets cellular connection if it raises $2.5 million

When Jolla launched an Indiegogo campaign to fund the development of its tablet, the company was only aiming to make $ 380,000. Somewhere along the way — say the moment it reached $ 1 million in pledges — the people … Read the rest of this entry

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Lego car becomes an avatar for a worm

Remember the OpenWorm project, in which researchers reproduced the genome of a nematode worm digitally and made it wiggle around on a screen? If you take the “brain” of that worm and use it to power a robotic car, you … Read the rest of this entry

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The first trailer for ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ is coming to iTunes tomorrow

After angering fans earlier this week, Lucasfilm has confirmed the first teaser trailer for the new Star Wars movie will be available online this Friday. The studio previously announced that an 88-second teaser would be shown in just 30 theaters … Read the rest of this entry

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Now Moto 360 owners can buy new bands at will

Did you rush to get a Moto 360 as soon as possible, only to realize that you were (temporarily) stuck with the band that came attached to your smartwatch? You can now do something about it. Motorola has started selling … Read the rest of this entry

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US courts hope an old law will help them bypass phone encryption

Federal law enforcement might not be having much success pushing for laws that require a security backdoor on your phone, but that doesn’t mean it’s out of options. Judges (including one who published an opinion on a New York fraud … Read the rest of this entry

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Sony Pictures’ computers are still locked as hackers demand equality

Sony Pictures’ employees around the globe are still locked out of their company computers after they were hacked on the 24th by a group calling itself the “Guardians of Peace.” Now, new details have emerged that shed some light on … Read the rest of this entry

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One of Sony’s first ‘new’ ideas is a smartwatch that’s all e-ink

Sony’s first idea to be born out of its new built-in “venture style” plan to create new products and impress, well, you and me, is apparently a combination of its e-ink reader tech and a smartwatch device. According to people … Read the rest of this entry

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NASA is 3D printing objects in space

At long last, 3D printing has conquered its final frontier: space. NASA has successfully printed its first 3D object aboard the International Space Station. It’s just a tiny faceplate that identifies the printer maker (Made In Space), but it’s both … Read the rest of this entry

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