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‘Minority Report' adviser John Underkoffler ponders the user interfaces of the future

‘Minority Report' adviser John Underkoffler ponders the user interfaces of the future

1 hour ago   |   VentureBeat

John Underkoffler is the CEO of Oblong Industries, and he is perhaps best known as the science advisor for the landmark sci-fi film Minority Report. Long before the body suit...
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White House reportedly exploring wartime rule to help coal, nuclear

White House reportedly exploring wartime rule to help coal, nuclear

8 hours ago   |   Ars Technica

According to reports from Bloomberg and E&E News , the Trump Administration has been exploring another way to help coal and nuclear generators: the Defense Production Act of...
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Frustration be gone: this robot will build Ikea furniture for you

Frustration be gone: this robot will build Ikea furniture for you

1 day ago   |   Tech Radar

Every Ikea shopper faces the same dilemma: shell out hundreds of dollars to have someone build your bargain-priced beds and bookshelves, or spend hours following inscrutable...
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Here are the types of marijuana best for stress and anxiety, according to users

Here are the types of marijuana best for stress and anxiety, according to users

1 day ago   |   Ars Technica

Enlarge / Inventory including "Merry N'Berry" is on display at a medical marijuana dispensary By passively monitoring user-generated data from medical cannabis patients...
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Tiny krill appear to mix up the ocean

Tiny krill appear to mix up the ocean

1 day ago   |   Ars Technica

Enlarge / Differences in the density of water reflect light to show the complex mixing generated by a moving brine shrimp. (credit: Isabel Houghton, image obtained with the...
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Galaxy Zero Concept Handset Is Almost Completely Bezel-Less

1 day ago   |   Android Headlines   |   4 articles

A YouTube channel called ‘Science and Knowledge' has just released a new video which shows off a concept smartphone, this time around, it's the Samsung Galaxy Zero. Needless to...
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Netflix film examines why NASA shunned women astronauts in early days

Netflix film examines why NASA shunned women astronauts in early days

1 day ago   |   Ars Technica

Enlarge / An undated file photo of some of the Mercury 13 candidates. This June, the world will mark the 55th anniversary of the first woman flying into space. Valentina...
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Mammals are smaller than they used to be, and it's our fault

Mammals are smaller than they used to be, and it's our fault

2 days ago   |   Ars Technica

Enlarge / They were big, but we showed up, and they're now gone. When the first modern humans ventured beyond Africa during the late Pleistocene, roughly 120,000 years ago...
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Doctors tried to lower $148K cancer drug cost; makers triple price of pill

Doctors tried to lower $148K cancer drug cost; makers triple price of pill

2 days ago   |   Ars Technica

A drug that treats a variety of white blood cell cancers typically costs about $148,000 a year, and doctors can customize and quickly adjust doses by adjusting how many...
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Mass-produced graphene: MIT may have cracked it

Mass-produced graphene: MIT may have cracked it

2 days ago   |   Tech Radar

Graphene is the wonder compound that's being hailed as the solution for battery life problems, the building block for paper-thin Wi-Fi receivers, brain-computer interfaces, and...
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Google app 8.0 preps teaching Assistant about people, ‘scheduling' Custom...

Google app 8.0 preps teaching Assistant about people, ‘scheduling' Custom Routines, & more

From a versioning perspective, today's update to the Google app is major one as it jumps from 7.x to 8.x. A new “Your People” training feature for Assistant is already visible... Read more ...

Meet Daisy, the robot that disassembles old and unwanted iPhone units for...

Meet Daisy, the robot that disassembles old and unwanted iPhone units for usable parts

Hey gang, did you know that tomorrow is Earth Day? Well, at least someone at Apple did. The company has launched its Earth Day Apple GiveBack plan that not only will help the... Read more ...

Tamatem has built a thriving mobile business by bringing games to the Arab world

Tamatem has built a thriving mobile business by bringing games to the Arab world

FEATURE: Mobile publisher Tamatem has brought 40 games to the Arabic-language market and racked up millions of downloads. Its newest title is Airport City, a simulation game... Read more ...

How to adjust text size and enable bold text on iPhone, iPad, or Apple Watch

How to adjust text size and enable bold text on iPhone, iPad, or Apple Watch

Some may argue that the default text size on iOS is too large, while others would say the font is simply too thin to be legible. Luckily, Apple has options for both kinds of... Read more ...

Verizon LG V30 owners receive update giving their phone AI CAM and ThinQ name

Verizon LG V30 owners receive update giving their phone AI CAM and ThinQ name

Verizon is performing a little magic on its variant of the LG V30. They are waving a magic wand and turning the LG V30 into the LG V30 ThinQ. The update, which carries software... Read more ...

Apple celebrates Earth Day with Beer Bash performance from Ziggy Marley

Apple celebrates Earth Day with Beer Bash performance from Ziggy Marley

Apple got a head start on its Earth Day celebrations yesterday, holding a Beer Bash concert with reggae artist Ziggy Marley. As usual, employees took to Twitter to share... Read more ...

Today's Apps Gone Free: Earthlapse, Bill Assistant, Multiplication Flash...

Today's Apps Gone Free: Earthlapse, Bill Assistant, Multiplication Flash Cards and More

Receive stunning views of the planet Earth, pay your bills on time, and learn multiplication with today's collection of apps and games. All app prices are subject to change at... Read more ...

World's last Apple Watch shop at Isetan Shinjuku closing May 13th

World's last Apple Watch shop at Isetan Shinjuku closing May 13th

If you want to see the world's only remaining Apple store dedicated to Apple Watch sales, you'll have to act fast. Signage recently posted at the Isetan department store in... Read more ...

Galaxy S7 Update On Verizon Says It Brings Oreo But Doesn't

Galaxy S7 Update On Verizon Says It Brings Oreo But Doesn't

Verizon recently started pushing out an update to Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge units on its network, with its official changelog claiming the software package brings Android... Read more ...

Best phone for gaming 2018: the top 10 mobile game performers

Best phone for gaming 2018: the top 10 mobile game performers

The best phone for gaming has more than one right answer in 2018, and that's good news because talented developers are bringing more 3D games from the consoles straight to your... Read more ...