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Apple iPad sale ban case suspended for now in Shanghai

Posted in Hardware on 24th Feb, 2012 07:58 PM
by APM
Apple can for now continue to sell the iPad tablet in Shanghai after a court ruling over naming rights was suspended on Thursday.
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Through the blood:engineers create self propelled medical device

Posted in Hardware on 23rd Feb, 2012 11:24 AM
by APM
A tiny, wirelessly powered, self propelled medical device capable of controlled motion through a fluid, blood, to be exact
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Starting March 1st, A Red License Plate in Nevada Means the Driver is a Robot

Posted in Hardware on 23rd Feb, 2012 01:35 AM
by APM
An extended campaign in Nevada by Google has led to a new host of provisions which will allow automated cars to legally drive in the state.
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Google to sell heads-up display glasses by year end

Posted in Hardware on 22nd Feb, 2012 04:21 PM
by APM
Google made glasses that will be able to stream information to the wearers eyeballs in real time will go on sale to the public by the end of the year
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Valve Talks Half-Life's Absence, Possible Valve Hardware

Posted in Hardware on 21st Feb, 2012 08:59 PM
by APM
Half-Life 3 and, er, wearable computers? Newell and co may not talk much, but that doesn't mean they're not great at it.
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Pentagons project Avatar: same as the movie, but with robots instead of aliens

Posted in Hardware on 21st Feb, 2012 08:53 PM
by APM
Soldiers practically inhabiting the mechanical bodies of androids, who will take the humans place on the battlefield.
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Terahertz CMOS debuts at ISSCC

Posted in Hardware on 21st Feb, 2012 08:45 PM
by APM
We can now build a CMOS image chip for a cell-phone-sized camera module that sees in the terahertz range
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Tesla X will have two electric motors and beat a Porsche 911 to 60 mph

Posted in Hardware on 20th Feb, 2012 08:24 PM
by APM
The next electric Tesla will be an SUV that will outrun a Porsche 911 to 60 mph, carry seven passengers, handle well in both rain and snow.
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Playstation Vita ready for Europe launch

Posted in Hardware on 20th Feb, 2012 08:00 PM
by APM
Sonys new handheld console: the Playstation Vita, is set to launch in Europe on Wednesday.
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DNA Sequencing To Go

Posted in Hardware on 19th Feb, 2012 10:18 PM
by APM
Oxford Nanopore says it will be selling by the end of the year a DNA sequencer the size of a USB memory stick that can be plugged into a laptop and used to perform a single molecule sensing experiment.
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AMD: what went wrong?

Posted in Hardware on 19th Feb, 2012 05:59 PM
by APM
Five years ago, AMD looked set to topple Intel. Now its very existence is under threat.
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Quad-core iPad 3 to be announced March 7?

Posted in Hardware on 18th Feb, 2012 07:14 PM
by APM
If the rumors prove true, an LTE, quad-core, Retina display iPad 3 will be announced on March 7
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Gecko inspired mess free super adhesive can stick a TV to the wall

Posted in Hardware on 18th Feb, 2012 05:42 PM
by APM
The super adhesive Geckskin can stick a 700 pound load to the wall without leaving a sticky residue
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New system allows robots to continuously map their environment

Posted in Hardware on 17th Feb, 2012 05:59 PM
by APM
Algorithm to build 3D maps requires a low cost camera, no human input.
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Current flash memory technologies wont scale beyond 2024, researchers say

Posted in Hardware on 17th Feb, 2012 05:43 PM
by APM
NAND flash memory has become increasingly popular in recent years, providing storage in almost all modern mobile devices
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Nevada approves regulations for self driving cars

Posted in Hardware on 16th Feb, 2012 11:39 PM
by APM
Nevada is becoming the first state to regulate self driving vehicles on its roadways.
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