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  • Opinion: New Aircraft Flies Without Wings or Helicopter Blades

    The Austrian research company IAT21 presented a revolutionary new type of aircraft called the D-Dalus at the Paris Air Show. Unlike other aircraft, the D-Dalus does not use wings or rotors to achieve flight. It’s a rectangular sled that can takeoff using to four mechanically-linked contra-rotating cylindrical turbines.

  • News: Coming with 3D: Smartphones from Sprint, AT&T

    Glasses-free 3D smartphones are about to invade the U.S., with Sprint selling the HTC Evo 3D on Friday and AT&T confirming that sales of the LG Thrill 4G will begin sometime later this summer.

  • News: 5 Coolest Lytro Light Field Camera Features

    Start-up camera maker Lytro promises that before the end of the year you will be taking pictures without worrying about pesky details such as focus, lighting, shutter speed and exposure. The company is pioneering a new kind of consumer camera that Lytro says can capture every ray of light within a camera's field of view. The technique is called "light field capture" which records various aspects of a light ray such as color, intensity, and direction. Regular cameras, Lytro says, merely record all the light rays without discerning the subtleties.

  • News: Nokia's First Windows Phone Codenamed 'Sea Ray' Surfaces

    Nokia has shown its first Windows Phone to the world, perhaps by accident.

  • News: Asus May Have 13-Inch Android Laptop in the Works

    Asus is rumored to be working on making the largest Android laptop to date: a 13-inch device with an attractive price tag under $299 and possibly a quad-core Nvidia processor. This cheap laptop, according to DigiTimes , may be expected as early as the end of 2011. Other computer manufacturers - Samsung, Toshiba, and Acer - are also expected to follow suit in introducing competitively priced ARM-based notebooks.

  • News: T-Mobile Says 1 Million iPhones on its Network

    There are currently at least a million unlocked iPhones on T-Mobile's network, or at least that's what the carrier has been telling people at the PepCom conference in New York. T-Mobile claims most of the phones pre-date the iPhone 4, which means those users physically had to trim their T-Mobile SIM card to get them to fit into their device.

  • News: Video shows first Nokia Windows Phone, code-named Sea Ray

    The first Windows Phone from Nokia is code-named Sea Ray, comes with an 8-megapixel camera and uses the Mango version of Microsoft's OS,according to a video sent to Hungarian Web site Technet.hu.

  • News: Hulu Plus app arrives for six Android phones

    U.S. video streaming service Hulu is expanding its reach to Android, but the app only works on six smartphones so far, the company said in a blog post on Wednesday.

  • News: Danish operators join forces on mobile wallet

    TDC, Telenor, TeliaSonera and Three are cooperating on the launch of a digital wallet service based on NFC (Near Field Communications) in Denmark, the operators said on Thursday.

  • News: Apple iPad 2 Display Ranks Best in Face-Off Against Android

    The first thing you notice about a tablet is its display. Even when a tablet is powered down, its display is what jumps out first, since the screen is the most dominant part. The quality of the display is a critical component of a tablet, just as image quality is essential to any screen, be it for a laptop, a monitor, a smartphone, or even an HDTV.

  • News: Remains of the Day: All work and no play

    Samsung doesn't get to play with future Apple products, Taiwanese manufacturers are getting pretty familiar with Amazon's purported tablet PC, and the Machine Project wants to tinker with Los Angeles's supply of Apple IIs. As for the remainders for Wednesday, June 22, 2011, don't tell me no lines and keep your hands to yourself.

  • Opinion: New Tech Turns Finger Swipes Into Power

    Scientists are looking into ways to turn the finger swipes on touchscreens into electricity. Finally, I can do something productive while I'm furiously swiping away while playing Fruit Ninja!

  • News: Austin added as second city for mobile wallet test

    Isis officials named Austin, Texas, as their second 2012 launch market for the carrier-backed venture that relies on Near Field Communication-ready smartphones to help consumers buy goods from merchants there.

  • News: Sony Ericsson's Xperia Ray, Active Coming with Gingerbread

    Sony Ericsson unveiled the Xperia Ray and Xperia Active, new phones that will come equipped with Android 2.3 Gingerbread, at the CommunicAsia conference in Singapore.

  • Equinux Tizi iPad 2 TV tuner updated

    The Apple iPad is a superb device on which to watch BBC iPlayer or YouTube videos. The Equinux tivi adds live viewing options and will even record programmes you'd otherwise miss

  • News: Camera Start-Up Lytro Promises to Revolutionize Photography

    With a new kind of camera, Lytro wants to remove the headaches of focus from digital photography.

  • Opinion: New iPhone Rumored to Have A5 Chip, Beefier Camera

    Apple is cooking up a new iPhone for September that will feature a better camera and zippier processor, according to online rumors. The next iPhone will reportedly feature the company's A5 dual-core processor and an 8 megapixel rear-facing camera. Apple may also be testing a new iPad that includes a retina display similar to the screen on the iPhone 4, according to Bloomberg.

  • News: iPhone 4 is Tops with Flickr Shutterbugs

    The iPhone 4's 5-megapixel camera is now officially the most popular camera used on Flickr, according to the photo sharing site's own statistics. The iPhone 4 outclassed Nikon's D90 for the top spot in Flickr's rankings, and it's the only phone in the top 5, alongside three other Canon EOS cameras.

  • News: Elpida develops thin memory device for tablets, phones

    Elpida Memory and subsidiary Akita Elpida Memory said Wednesday that they have developed technology to mass-manufacture a four-layer DRAM package just 0.8 millimeters thick that can be used to pack more memory into thinner mobile phones and tablets.

  • News: New LightSquared plan faces attack, uncertainty

    The coast is not yet clear for LightSquared's hybrid satellite-LTE network despite the company's announcement on Monday that it has found a solution to interference with GPS.



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