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Here’s what the Google Pixel could look like

Google is set to announce a bunch of new products tomorrow. And the star of the show is supposed to be the long-rumored Google Pixel. 9t5Google has spotted not one but two accidental leaks that match up and look legit. ...

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This exoskeleton glove could let you feel the ‘shape’ of virtual reality

Virtual reality headsets like the HTC Vive and Oculus Rift can create realistic virtual worlds, and motion controllers can even let you interact with objects in them. However, this is the part of the VR experience that can feel less ...

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How carbon nanotubes could give us faster processors and longer battery life

Carbon nanotubes are one of those supermaterials — a cylinder with a diameter of one or two nanometers — that are full of dreamy applications, ranging from supercomputers to ultra-efficient smartphones. The problem is, they are difficult to manufacture, and commercializing these applications ...

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Devices could recycle radio waves instead of transmitting them with new ‘interscatter’ technique

If we’re ever to have things like smart contact lenses and permanent brain implants, one of the things we need to figure out is the power problem. Those devices need energy for collecting, processing and especially transmitting data — but ...

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Running at 150,000 RPM, this tiny motor could help satellites keep on course

Free space is clearly at a premium for tiny satellite designs like ASU’s Femtosat. The future is small in space: picture Cubesats the size of toasters and Femtosats an inch across crowding the skies. A newly invented motor that’s both ...

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MIT’s anonymous online communications protocol Riffle could beat Tor at its own game

Tor has been the go-to for anonymous communication online for years now — and that has made it one of the juiciest targets possible to the likes of the NSA and FBI. A new anonymizing protocol from MIT may prove ...

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This algorithm could make DNA origami as simple as 3D printing

If you want to print something a few inches tall, extruded plastic is a good medium. But when you need something at the nanometer scale, DNA is a better bet — but who has the time to design and assemble ...

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The next version of OS X could be called ‘MacOS’

It’s a small branding change, but it would make a lot of sense. Many different signs point to Apple abandoning the name “OS X” in favor of “MacOS”, or maybe “macOS” without a capital letter. Apple SVP of Worldwide Marketing ...

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Prominent cracking group claims game piracy could be dead within two years

Share This article For as long as games have had copy protection, there have been ways to break said copy protection. In the earliest days of gaming, games often required you to enter a random word or sentence from the ...

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Fake Christmas trees could make you sick

Adam C Bartlett/Getty Images Americans buy 9.5 million fake trees each year, but some people could get sick from them. If the holidays are leaving you feeling lousy, it may not be your in-laws. It could be the fake tree. ...

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