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This Is the Most Complex Video of a Real Cell Ever Made

The best part of high school biology was the movies. Some of them basically amounted to weird close-up fetish porn, sure. Other high school biology videos were actually educational, including the only one that ever taught me anything about the human cell, Inner Life of a Cell .

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Google Actions Challenge igniting new app development for Assistant

The folks at Google responsible for lighting fires in the bellies of developers have revealed a program called the Google Actions Challenge.

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Nine Days With an Absurd $9,000 Gaming Laptop

There may exist inside of you a desire that burns white hot for the Acer Predator 21 X, but you will never buy this laptop. It is not for you, because if you want this laptop, you probably can’t afford it, and if you can afford it, you are probably old enough to not want to spend $9,000 on a laptop that weighs as much… Read more..

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Ninety7 Vaux Review: Echo Dot speaker-battery cuts Alexa’s cord

It’s easy to get hooked on having Amazon Alexa around, but though the affordable Echo Dot’s always-listening microphones are good, there’s no beating the true portability of a battery-powered speaker. Rather than splash out on an Amazon Tap, though, Nintey7’s Vaux offers an upgrade route to make an Echo Dot mobile. For $49.95 you can not only cut the power … Continue reading

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iPhone 8 dummy hints at what could be

Depending on whether there is really a delay, we might just be about 4 months away before we can finally close the case on the mystery of the iPhone 8. It’s still quite a long way to go, though, and opinions and information from “credible” sources remain conflicting. A new video of what is allegedly an iPhone 8 dummy unit … Continue reading

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This could be what the Galaxy S8 Active looks like

With the regular Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus still relatively new devices, we haven’t heard too much about their rugged counterpart, the Galaxy S8 Active.

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Microsoft Research holographic display can fit in eyeglasses

Of the three major “synthetic” reality platforms, Microsoft’s HoloLens comes closest to the dream of overlaying digital objects on top of real world ones and interact with both of them in the same way. However, it shares the same limitations as the HTC Vive and Oculus Rift in terms of the bulk of the headset required for it to function. … Continue reading

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Android O will allow graphics driver updates from Play Store

In some ways, mobile platforms have influenced trends in the desktop space, from minimalist user interfaces to app sandboxes to sanctioned app stores. It seems, however, that the next trend will be going in the opposite direction, with desktop platforms influencing the “plumbing” of mobile operating systems. That is, perhaps, nowhere more evident in the upcoming Android O, which will … Continue reading

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The arcane rules Facebook uses to censor its users

If you looked at your Facebook feed over the past election season and wondered “just what does it take for a post to get censored?” then prepare to be even more confused. A set of slides from the social network’s moderation manuals have been published publicly, revealing the narrow line the site’s managers tread between “credible statements” invoking violence or … Continue reading

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Tesla gives all existing owners free Supercharger use, as well as new referrals

Back in January electric car maker Tesla announced that it was bringing an end to the free unlimited Supercharger use perk for new buyers. Anyone who purchased a Tesla after January 15th would get 400 kWh of Supercharger credit per year, but after that they would need to pay to charge up their car while away from home.

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