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Google’s Project Tango teams up with NASA for autonomous space robots

by dlife Google’s ATAP team and NASA are using theProject Tango smartphone with 3D motion tracking to help navigate robots in the International Space Station. The smartphone’s Myriad 1 vision processor chip is capable of making a quarter millions 3D measurements per second. It uses those measurements and creates a map of its surroundings. By attaching a Project Tango […] 18 April 2014 at 11:08 am
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Google's Project Loon tests move to LTE band in Nevada

by Christine Kitsati Google has expanded its Project Loon tests to the Nevada desert and, for the first time, into licensed radio spectrum. Google declined to comment on the secret trials, but a local official confirmed they are related to Project Loon, and government filings point to several recent balloon launches. Loon is an ambitious attempt by Google to […] 18 April 2014 at 11:04 am
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Ubuntu 14.04 will power “first commercially available Ubuntu tablets”

by dlife Canonical today is releasing Ubuntu 14.04, a Long Term Support (LTS) edition for desktops and servers and an update to the versions of Ubuntu for phones and tablets. LTS editions are released once every two years and receive five years of support from Canonical and thus gain wider adoption in businesses than the less stable […] 18 April 2014 at 11:03 am
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Playing Jenga with... Caterpillar vehicles!

by Christine Kitsati Caterpillar is widely known for its awesome machines and sometimes - like lately - with its smartphones. Surely however this time the company makes us gasp in awe with what their machines are able to do! As you will see below it's not something the everyday user can do. It's a Jenga battle with 27 […] 17 April 2014 at 12:30 pm
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What does Cortana think about Clippy?

by Christine Kitsati It's almost Easter, so according to Microsoft and the technicians behind Cortana (the Windows Phone 8.1 Mobile Assistant, it is time for an Easter Egg! That's why all of Cortana's answers related to questions about significant people around human history (like Steve Ballmer, Bill Gates or Satya Nadella are so special! But what really happens […] 16 April 2014 at 11:28 pm
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Hogwarts has began offering online lessons! Be the next Harry Potter!

by Thodoris Konsoulas Even though it has been more than 3 years since the last Harry Potter movie, there are some wannabe Magicians who still wait for their Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry letter in order to become the next Harry Potter! Some fans of the Harry Potter movies, created HogwartsIsHere.com that accepts apprentice wizards and offers […] 16 April 2014 at 11:23 pm
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8 experiments with water that you can do in your place

by dlife It looks like the little cray scientist strikes again. Are you one of these guys who like to experiment with everything in their sight? Perfect! We have 8 scientific experiments with water that you can try yourself! No they are not difficult, you can try them out any time of the day and prove to […] 16 April 2014 at 10:55 pm
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44% of all Twitter accounts has never tweeted anything!

by Christine Kitsati According to a new report from Twopcharts reveals that 44% of all Twitter accounts has never tweeted! With more than 974 million Twitter accounts we can understand that there are A LOT of people in the world who don't do anything with their tweeter accounts! We don't know if these people are shy or don't care however […] 14 April 2014 at 11:49 pm
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PSV Eindhoven gets the first ... connected stadium in the world!

by dlife May FIFA and UEFA constantly postpone the adoption of the "line technology", in accordance with which the referee of a match will automatically be updated for the case when the ball crosses the line of the goal, this does not prevent anything technological to appear in football. The Dutch PSV Eindhoven is the first team […] 13 April 2014 at 07:11 pm
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The Smithsoniac Magazine presents the best photos of the year that were shot with mobile phones

by Christine Kitsati The Smithsonian magazine published a list of 60 finalists for the 11th Photo Competition. The photos (which are selected among 50,000 from 132 different countries) are divided into 6 categories with 10 finalists in each category. And of course, as we are in ... 2014, there is a new category of photos that are shot […] 13 April 2014 at 07:09 pm