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Google Gets Around California Law With Temporary Steering Wheels On Self-Driving Cars
1 hour ago

Google Gets Around California Law With Temporary Steering Wheels On Self-Driving Cars

The California DMV won’t allow Google to test its self-driving cars on the road unless they have manual controls and a backup drive onboard at all times. To get …
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iPhone Pre-Orders Set New Overnight Record
3 days ago

iPhone Pre-Orders Set New Overnight Record

After seeing the iPhone 6 Plus sell out in just a few hours, Apple has confirmed that overall pre-orders for the new iOS 8-powered devices have set a new record …
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Apple Watch Battery Life: “About A Day”
5 days ago

Apple Watch Battery Life: “About A Day”

The Apple Watch’s battery life is one thing Apple failed to address during its presentation, but a source told Re/code that the device’s battery currently lasts for “about a day.” …
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Say Hello To The Apple Watch
6 days ago

Say Hello To The Apple Watch

During its press event today, Apple announced the Apple Watch, its first product in the wearable tech space. It’s a smartwatch that features inductive charging, a square face, sapphire glass, …
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Amazon Drops Price Of New Fire Phone From $199 To $0.99 Before iPhone 6 Announcement
1 week ago

Amazon Drops Price Of New Fire Phone From $199 To $0.99 Before iPhone 6 Announcement

Amazon has cut the price of its new Fire Phone smartphone from $199 to $0.99 ahead of Apple’s iPhone 6 announcement. The only catch? You have to take out …
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Report: Apple Testing 1704×960 Resolution Display For iPhone 6
4 months ago

Report: Apple Testing 1704×960 Resolution Display For iPhone 6

A new report by 9to5Mac claims that Apple is testing a 1704×960 resolution display for its next-generation iPhone. The new resolution for the iPhone 6 would allow the device …
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A Review: Does Google Glass Make Sense?
5 months ago

A Review: Does Google Glass Make Sense?

I was pretty excited when I first heard about Google Glass and got on the list early hoping to get my hands on it. When Google held a one …
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Canadian Entrepreneur Develops The First Posture-Correct Upright Workstation
11 months ago

Canadian Entrepreneur Develops The First Posture-Correct Upright Workstation

The Workblade, developed by Ergostanz of Abbotsford, is a project that aims to “chuck the chair” to overcome what researchers call, “our unnecessary and dangerous habit of sitting everywhere.”

The …
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Review: The GeekDesk Max Adjustable Standing Desk [Video]
2 years ago

Review: The GeekDesk Max Adjustable Standing Desk [Video]

It takes a certain kind of person to love a standing desk, and that kind of person will love this one. The GeekDesk is one of the best standing desks I’ve seen. It’s a little on the expensive side, but it has a built-in electronic lifting system that allows you to set the perfect height, and it can lift 335 pounds easily. Read More

Oops: Android 4.2 Bug Omits The Month Of December
2 years ago

Oops: Android 4.2 Bug Omits The Month Of December

The launch of Android 4.2 brought a plethora of new features to the mobile world, but a recently discovered bug omits something fairly important: the month of December. If you take a look at the People app on any device using the new OS, the last 31 days of the year will be unavailable for contacts’ anniversaries, birthdays, and other special occasions. Google has acknowledged the issue, although it hasn’t said when it will have a fix. We’ve reached out to Google to get some more information, but have not yet received a response. In the meantime, I wouldn’t recommend depending too much on your smartphone to remember upcoming birthdays—people born in December get screwed out of enough presents as it is. Read More

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