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Researchers develop ‘WiFi for power’ that charges from 15 feet away

A new wireless power technology developed in South Korea can keep devices running at distanced up to five meters. If it lives up to expectations, you might be able to stop plugging things in completely in the not too distant future.

AMD Announces Refresh of Never Settle Forever Program

After letting their Never Settle Forever gaming bundle program slowly lapse over the past few months, AMD sends word this morning that they’re going to be significantly refreshing the program. The updated program will now include virtually...Show More Summary

WTF happened to Pac-Man?

In his thirties and still afraid of ghosts Antique Code Show  During the finale of this season’s King of the Nerds, one of the nerd challenges was to complete the first level of Pac-Man in a set time. I was delighted to see they were playing the original arcade version, albeit on an iPad.…

The AM1 Kabini Motherboard Preview: Analyzing the Hardware

One of AMD’s primary feature points for the AM1 Kabini platform was the introduction of low-cost motherboards. The promotional material provided gave a suggested AM1 combined price of $60. Now after release the cheapest APUs are $31 for a dual core and $35 for a quad core. Show More Summary

Galaxy S5 Follow-Up: Water Resistance, Adobe RGB Testing and More

A Closer Look at Water Resistance Recently on the podcast, Anand mentioned that I was looking at how the Galaxy S5 performed when running benchmarks underwater. This ultimately started after the initial Galaxy S5 review was finished, as I started to test just how well the IP67 functionality worked. Show More Summary

DIY CT scanner built for price of one commercial CT scan

Canadian Peter Jansen was inspired to build an inexpensive CT machine after experiencing the high cost of medical care in the US. He just deposited his complete and open source plans for a DIY device on the Github repository.

True optical zoom coming to HTC smartphone cameras

Time to ditch that heavy DSLR? Maybe in a year, year and a half An HTC spokesman says that smartphone camera technology is advancing at such a rate that it may soon catch up to "real" cameras in one critical feature that separates pro shooters from snap shooters: optical zoom.…

iOS 8: What must-have features does Apple need to add?

Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) is only a month-and-a-half away, and interest in the impending iOS 8 announcement is starting to surge across the internet. It's no longer missing any major features on the scale of copy and paste and third-party apps, so what can Apple offer in iOS 8 to deliver an exciting new revision?

Google lets wannabe Glass Explorers ADMIRE THEMSELVES in their own mirrors

At-home trial offers fashionistas an eyeful of broken Glass Interested in Google Glass but worried that you'll look like a dork wearing it? The Chocolate Factory is testing out a new pilot program to help ease your mind.…

Questionable report questions enterprise flash’s future

A new report claims that SSD adoption is doomed to stall in the enterprise, but uses highly questionable metrics for that conclusion.

Leaked photos may indicate slimmer next-generation iPad

Will iPad Air evolve into iPad Helium? Photos have surfaced that purport to show Apple's next iPad having a bonded LCD and front-panel glass display, allowing it to be even thinner than the current 7.5mm (0.29-inch) thick iPad Air – or perhaps the same thickness, but with a larger battery.…

ET deals: Qosmio laptop, 40-inch Samsung smart TV, Galaxy Note 10

Today we've got some solid deals for you on a wide selection of tech, headlined by the lowest price we've ever seen on the GTX 770M-packing Toshiba Qosmio. That gaming rig checks in at $900, that's 40% off the regular price. We've also...Show More Summary

SilverStone ML04 & ML05 Slim HTPC Cases Review

Silverstone is well-known among technology enthusiasts, and while they offer a great selection of technology-related goods, cases and virtually everything enclosure-related are their specialty. The company offers a very impressive selection...Show More Summary

Top 5 tech cars of the 2014 New York International Auto Show

The coolest, highest-tech minivan ever. A full-time video rear mirror. More cars with Apple's CarPlay. The 2014 New York International Auto Show has no shorter of great tech.

Graphene ‘spaser’ brings optical computing to the nano-scale

A graphene-based "spaser" could allow extreme miniaturization of computing, and bring lasers to a scale never seen before.

GeForce GTX 780 Ti Round Up: EVGA, Gigabyte, MSI

Do you know what gets our juices flowing even more than high-end hardware? It's having the opportunity to wrangle and evaluate multiple versions of a top-tier product. In this case, we've gone out and collected NVIDIA GeForce GTX 780 Ti graphics cards from three different enthusiast brands: EVGA, Gigabyte, and MSI. Each of the cards in this...

Carriers commit to kill switches by 2015, but ruin implementation to protect profit

The wireless industry has finally agreed to mandate a kill switch on all cell phones sold in 2015 -- but it has taken pains to implement the standard in a way that sabotages its function. Why? Because stolen phones are a profit cent...

Chrome Remote Desktop makes its way onto Android

Earlier this week, Google released Chrome Remote Desktop for Android, and brought VNC to the masses. This tiny 2.1MB app allows your phone or tablet to connect seamlessly to Chrome on a PC, and completely control your desktop without having to bother setting up your own VNC server.

AMD Q1 2014 Quarterly Earnings Analysis

AMD hosted their quarterly earnings conference call this afternoon to announce their financial results for the quarter ending March 2014. While they still reported a GAAP loss of $20 Million ($0.03 per share), year over year resultsShow More Summary

ET deals: Lenovo U530 touch laptop with Core i7 for $849

Laptops packing 4th-gen Core  chips are getting cheaper — as we pointed out yesterday with the $620 HP Envy 15t – but it can still get pricey if you want a premium laptop with other high end features like a hybrid hard drive or a touchscreen. One of the best laptops we’ve seen sporting top-of-the-line specs while…

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