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Video compares iPhone 5 parts to iPhone 4S

Posted in Hardware on 23rd Aug, 2012 07:09 PM
by AlexMuller
The plethora of leaked iPhone 5 parts has makes it easy to visualize what the new phone could look like, now a new video compares some of those parts to the iPhone 4S.
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New wonder material replaces graphene for future electronic devices

Posted in Hardware on 23rd Aug, 2012 06:58 PM
by AlexMuller
Researchers have now made a variety of electronics from an amazing new material: a 2D version of molybdenum disulfide
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Robot learns to recognise itself in the mirror

Posted in Hardware on 22nd Aug, 2012 07:29 PM
by AlexMuller
Nico is a humanoid robot that can recognise its reflection, a step on the path towards true self awareness.
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+7

IBM sets world record PV solar cell power conversion efficiency

Posted in Hardware on 21st Aug, 2012 06:36 PM
by AlexMuller
IBM sets world record for photovoltaic energy conversion efficiency with earth abundant materials
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Not content with lasers, NASA will be sending a drill to Mars

Posted in Hardware on 21st Aug, 2012 06:24 PM
by AlexMuller
NASA announced today that it is planning yet another mission to Mars.
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Skilled Work, Without the Worker

Posted in Hardware on 21st Aug, 2012 06:24 PM
by AlexMuller
From the production line to management: how robots are revolutionizing manufacturing
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Smartphone penetration breaks 50% barrier in the U.S.

Posted in Hardware on 20th Aug, 2012 05:28 PM
by AlexMuller
Data collected shows that smartphone penetration has broken the 50 percent barrier in the United States, with these devices now outnumbering feature phones for the first time.
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D Wave quantum computer solves protein folding problem

Posted in Hardware on 20th Aug, 2012 05:19 PM
by AlexMuller
128 qubit D Wave One quantum computer has solved the puzzle of how certain proteins fold
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Sharks tracked by surfing robot

Posted in Hardware on 20th Aug, 2012 05:09 PM
by AlexMuller
A surfing robot is being used to track great white sharks off the coast of California, US, by marine scientists.
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+4

Motorola files patent lawsuit against Apple, aims to block U.S imports of its products

Posted in Hardware on 19th Aug, 2012 04:31 PM
by AlexMuller
Motorola claims Apple is infringing on seven of its patents and wants to block iPhone, iPad, and Mac computers from being imported to the U.S.
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Microthruster ion drive gives tiny satellites a boost

Posted in Hardware on 19th Aug, 2012 04:26 PM
by AlexMuller
Small scale satellites show a lot promise, but unless they have equally small scale thrusters they are pretty limited in what they can do.
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Sandia modular robot hand brings a delicate touch to bomb disposal

Posted in Hardware on 18th Aug, 2012 07:19 PM
by AlexMuller
The Sandia Hand combines high dexterity with very low production costs
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Nasa Curiosity rover prepares to zap Martian rocks

Posted in Hardware on 18th Aug, 2012 07:15 PM
by AlexMuller
Nasa Curiosity rover is getting ready to zap its first Martian rock.
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Lab on a chip using Nanowires provides heart attack detection in minutes

Posted in Hardware on 18th Aug, 2012 07:09 PM
by AlexMuller
A new device quickly filters the molecules in a blood sample, capturing proteins that warn of an impending heart attack
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Off the shelf brainwave scanners can extract your private information

Posted in Hardware on 18th Aug, 2012 07:04 PM
by AlexMuller
Using specialized tests, scientists have developed a way to extract data from your mind using an off the shelf brainwave scanning device.
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Google Self Driving Car Passes 300,000 Miles

Posted in Hardware on 17th Aug, 2012 05:46 PM
by AlexMuller
Google employees to start commuting with self driving cars
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