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T-Mobile wants to give your phone number superpowers

As our lives grow more connected, so have our devices.

14 hours ago from The Washington Post

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Almost every adult still watches TV the old-fashioned way

Surprise: an overwhelming majority of adults still watch TV on a TV despite cord-cutting and the prevalence of mobile broadband. 92 percent of those aged 18 and older according to a ...

13 hours ago from Engadget

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DJI's tiny Spark drone needs only your hands to fly

Chinese company DJI has played a bigger part than anyone in bringing drones to the masses, and it's looking to continue that role with a new easy-to-use aircraft that weighs less than ...

Wed 24 May 17 from Gizmag

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Nintendo shares hit 8-year high as cult title Monster Hunter is announced for Switch

 Nintendo is unleasing a monster title on the Switch — quite literally — after Capcom revealed plans to bring its Monster Hunter franchise to the console with the upcoming Monster ...

20 hours ago from TechCrunch

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HTC's refreshingly unique mobile VR headset heads to Japan

We've opined several times of late that mobile VR hasn't exactly been throttling forward at breakneck speed (or, for that matter, even break-fingernail speed). HTC just announced a smartphone-based ...

Thu 25 May 17 from Gizmag

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Check out this $12,000 hourglass created by one of Apple's designers

If you thought Apple’s $300 physical books were testing the limits of what people are willing to buy, take a look at this. While not from the Cupertino company itself, one of its designers, ...

16 hours ago from Techspot

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CCC members show iris recognition bypass using photo, contact lens

(Tech Xplore)—Mobile vendors have turned to novel biometric ways to unlock smartphones. Now iris recognition joins the biometric family, with the concept being that the user looks and an iris ...

Wed 24 May 17 from TechXplore

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Amazon adds stickers to the camera in its iPhone app to try to sell you stuff

In a confusing addition to the Amazon app earlier this week, you can now add stickers to pictures taken using the bundled camera, as spotted by TechCrunch. Taken at face value, that ...

15 hours ago from The Verge

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Sphero launches Lightning McQueen app controlled car

The Ultimate Lightning McQueen car has expressive LCD display eyes, a soft plastic mouth that can 'talk,' and can reach top speeds of up to six miles (9.6 kilometers) per hour.

7 hours ago from Daily Mail

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While Barnes & Nobles close, Amazon is opening real live bookstores

A luxury shopping complex on New York's Columbus Circle opens to a new tenant Thursday: Amazon.

Thu 25 May 17 from Phys.org

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