Volvo Is Creating Self-Driving Cars

Google’s had self-driving vehicles on the streets of the U.S. of A. for a couple years now, but Swedish automaker Volvo is now throwing its own hat in the ring. In an ongoing experimental program called “Drive Me,” the company plans to unleash 100 cars on the streets of Gothenburg, Sweden by year 2017. Already, [...]

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Beginning Next Month, Sprint Will Start Throttling Data Speeds For Its Top 5% Of Users

If you’re in the top 5% of Sprint’s data users, you’re in for a wake up call next month. While the company didn’t clearly define what the requirements are for landing in the “top 5%,” it does have a clear policy against heavy data usage. To some extent, it’s to be expected, since Sprint remains [...]

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[Deal Alert] Galaxy S5 On Amazon For $99 For A Limited Time

Verizon and Sprint customers planning on picking up Samsung’s latest and greatest flagship are in luck. For a limited time, Amazon has them available for $99 with a new two-year contract – that’s $100 off the price you’ll find in the respective carrier stores or online. Both white and black models are available in the [...]

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[Free App] AcDisplay Gives Simple, Beautiful Lockscreen Notifications

The one feature everyone likes to copy from the Moto X is its lockscreen notifications. There are a handful of apps out there that attempt to do this, but of all the ones I’ve tried, this one seems to work best. It’s simple, it’s lightweight and easy on your battery, it’s customizable, and it gives [...]

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Bitcoin ATMs Are Now Distributing Currency In Seattle, Austin, and Vancouver

Bitcoin, the now famous (or infamous) cryptocurrency, has been a major headline maker this year, and now, anyone looking to obtain Bitcoins can do so at ATMs that are popping up throughout North America. It’s unknown how many Bitcoin ATMs are currently in operation, but the world’s first Bitcoin ATM opened last year in Vancouver, [...]

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Amazon Adds New Same Day Delivery Markets, Now Serves 12 Cities With Local Express Delivery

Customers in San Francisco, Dallas, and parts of Los Angeles rejoice! Your favorite web retailer now offers same day delivery in your city. As long as you order before the daily cut off time, you can opt to have many of the site’s eligible items delivered to your door within hours instead of days. Previously, [...]

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Your Smartphone Can Help Find A Cure For Cancer

When I was in college, I “donated” my computer’s off-time to SETI, the Search for Extra-Terrestrial Intelligence. A cool cause, but not necessarily a noble one. Now, you can do your part in the fight against cancer and Alzheimer’s by letting the University of Vienna borrow your Android’s brain power while you sleep. Called Power [...]

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FCC Wants $48,000 Fine From Florida Man Who Jammed Cell Phones From His Car For Two Years

Florida is one of a handful of states who have yet to outlaw the use of mobile devices while driving, and apparently resident Jason Humphreys had had enough of distracted drivers. He decided to take matters into his own hands and actually got away with it for quite some time. For nearly two years, Humphreys [...]

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Big News: The Sony Xperia Z2 Is Coming To Verizon

For all of recent memory, T-Mobile has been the only U.S. carrier to offer Sony’s Xperia Z lineup of smartphones. Of course, you could always get an unlocked version from overseas, but even then, you were likely using it with T-Mobile or AT&T. A photo posted to Sony’s Google+ page indicates that for the first [...]

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This Canadian University Developed A Prototype For A Foldable Smartphone

A Canadian university is developing a new twist on technology that could eventually lead to fold-able displays including something like a fold-able smartphone. The design and prototype comes out of Queen’s University and is called “Paperfold.” Paperfold uses electronic ink technology — similar to what e-readers like Amazon’s Kindle or something like the Pebble Smartwatch [...]

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