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Brother PocketJet 7: a full-page printer you can carry anywhere

Try as we might to live in a fully digital, paperless world, there is no escaping the need to print out documents every now and then. No problem if you're always in the office or at home where access to a desk printer isn't a big deal.

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HP wants you to use its new 8-inch Windows tablet to get work done

The nice thing about 8-inch Windows tablets, aside from how portable they are, is that they're often super inexpensive and come with Microsoft Office pre-installed. The challenge for big tech companies is getting consumers to actually want to use t...

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Fujitsu’s terahertz receiver can fit inside a smartphone

The tech industry is trying to push higher and higher resolutions into devices, even those as small as smartphones. We now have 2K displays on smartphones and Sony just revealed the world's first smartphone 4K screen. But while the entertainment industry is doing its best to catch up, there could be a new bottleneck soon: network speed

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UK pricing for the Surface Pro 4, Lumia 950 phones and Microsoft’s other goodies

It's fair to say that Microsoft's latest launch event was its most interesting for a long time. We finally learned that Hololens will be made available to developers early next year, clapped eyes on the first flagship Windows 10 phones, checked out...

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San Francisco’s spike in 911 calls caused by butt dials

San Francisco’s Department of Emergency Management was baffled by a spike in the number of emergency calls the city was receiving, seeing a 28-percent jump between 2011 and 2014. The sudden increase indicated that the cause may be something other than an unexpected jump in crime — something not reflected elsewhere — and perhaps more innocuous

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Nobel Prize for Physics awarded to neutrino ‘flavor’ change

The Nobel Prize for Physics has previously been awarded to scientists for things like the study of the Higgs Boson particle and for complicated work that deals with graphene. This year is no different with Takaaki Kajita and Arthur B. McDonald comi...

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Windows 10 Mobile coming in December

Microsoft has just unloaded a couple of interesting new devices, including adequate yet disappointingly plastic new Lumia smartphones. One thing it didn't announce, however, was when the mobile version of its Windows 10 operating system will arrive. After all, a new flagship smartphone deserves a new flagship OS right?

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Verizon’s customer-tracking ‘supercookies’ connect to AOL ads

In the last year it's become known that Verizon uses "supercookies" (aka UIDH or Relevant Mobile Advertising) to track what its mobile customers are doing, but now it's taking a step further by quietly linking that information to ads from AOL (the...

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New Synaptics touch controller could give Android a 3D Touch

Apple introduced the idea of a new way of interacting with touch gestures, first with Force Touch and then with 3D Touch on the new iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus. Naturally, it will become the next trendy technology that everyone will vie for. Luckily for everyone else, Synaptics has come out with some new touch controllers that could give … Continue reading

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Synaptics will bring pressure-sensitive screens to Android phones

Right now, the only way to get a pressure-sensitive screen in a smartphone is to snag an iPhone 6s or wait patiently for the Force Touch version of Huawei's Mate S. You won't have to be quite so picky in the near future, though: Synaptics has unve...

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