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More energy efficient transistors through quantum tunneling

Posted in Hardware on 29th Mar, 2012 06:10 AM
by AlexMuller
breakthroughs in the development of tunneling field effect transistors which deliver performance comparable to todays transistors, but with much greater energy efficiency
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Metallic Hydrogen: A Game Changing Rocket Propellant

Posted in Hardware on 29th Mar, 2012 05:23 AM
by AlexMuller
Atomic metallic hydrogen, if metastable at ambient pressure and temperature could be used as the most powerful chemical rocket fuel, as the atoms recombine to form molecular hydrogen.
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Matterports scanner can create a 3D model from anything

Posted in Hardware on 28th Mar, 2012 03:16 AM
by AlexMuller
Y Combinator startup Matterport has invented a small scanner, that can scan any space or object and create a 3D model.
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Intels chip market share hits a 10 year high

Posted in Hardware on 26th Mar, 2012 10:47 PM
by AlexMuller
Fueled by strong sales in its core PC chips business, Intel reached its highest overall chip industry market share in more than 10 years
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Apple Products Trigger Religious Reactions Like Cults

Posted in Hardware on 25th Mar, 2012 11:20 PM
by AlexMuller
Pope Benedict has been documented stating that technology consumption is a big threat to religion. He made sure to remind everyone that technology cannot replace God.
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iPhone 5 rumors will be a snoozefest this year

Posted in Hardware on 25th Mar, 2012 12:57 AM
by AlexMuller
Now that the new iPad is out, the tech world is beginning to anxiously report on details about Apples next iPhone (lets just call it the iPhone 5 for now).
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Fingerprint checking smartphone patent filed by Sony

Posted in Hardware on 24th Mar, 2012 12:41 AM
by AlexMuller
Technology to allow smartphones to scan their users fingerprints through their screens as an identity check has been patented by Sony.
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Applying Watson technology for personalized cancer care

Posted in Hardware on 23rd Mar, 2012 11:39 PM
by AlexMuller
The resulting decision support tool will help doctors everywhere create individualized cancer diagnostic and treatment recommendations for their patients based on current evidence.
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Microsoft invents projector eyewear for Xbox and beyond

Posted in Hardware on 23rd Mar, 2012 02:11 AM
by AlexMuller
Patent Bolt has discovered that Microsoft has been secretly working on a video headset since September 2010.
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The robots are coming! Better get used to it

Posted in Hardware on 21st Mar, 2012 03:25 PM
by AlexMuller
Robots are widely used now, and theyre only spread even farther into daily life. The scifi future may be closer than you think.
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Free apps eat up your phone battery just sending ads

Posted in Hardware on 20th Mar, 2012 02:37 AM
by AlexMuller
Up to 75 per cent of the energy used by free versions of Android apps is spent serving up ads or tracking and uploading user data: running just one app could drain your battery in around 90 minutes.
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China to Overtake U.S. as Top Smartphone Market in 2012

Posted in Hardware on 19th Mar, 2012 01:05 AM
by AlexMuller
China is poised to overtake the U.S. as the leading market for smartphone shipments in 2012, according to new data from IDC
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Race Against the Machine

Posted in Hardware on 17th Mar, 2012 11:54 PM
by AlexMuller
Will technology create permanently high unemployment?
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Hewlett Packard Scientists Envision 10 Teraflop Manycore Chip

Posted in Hardware on 16th Mar, 2012 11:40 PM
by AlexMuller
HP has been devising a manycore chipset, which would outrun the average sized HPC cluster of today. The design represents a radical leap in performance...
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Sandberg BatteryCase for iPhone 4/4S delivers more bang for your buck

Posted in Hardware on 15th Mar, 2012 08:38 PM
by AlexMuller
Sandbergs BatteryCase is a case for iPhone 4 and iPhone 4S packs impressive specs into a slim package
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Pentagon considers on demand disposable satellites

Posted in Hardware on 15th Mar, 2012 05:02 PM
by AlexMuller
Squads of disposable mini satellites able to provide reconnaissance to soldiers at the press of a button are being considered by the US military.
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