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Toyota Hints That Hover Car Is In The Works

With Googles’ unveiling of their driverless car, you may have thought the future if the automobile has arrived… well Toyota has upped the ante with their hover car announcement. At Bloomberg‘s Next Big Thing conference in Sausalito, California on Tuesday, Toyota’s managing officer Hiroyoshi Yoshiki said that Toyota is making initial attempts to build a hover car [...]

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Samsung Announces Advanced Health Tracking Wearable Device

At Samsung’s “Voice of the Body” event in San Francisco they gave sneak peak of their upcoming wearable tech innovation, the Simband. The Simband is being pitched as the most extensive health tracking device on the wearable market, providing the user with instant access to a plethora of information truly making the Simband the “voice of [...]

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Robotic Furniture Is Becoming A Reality

Have you ever wished your table could be a couch, or that your nightstand could be a desk? With Roombots, the ability to morph furniture into different designs, may be just around the corner. Roombots are small robotic modules, each with three motors, weighing around 3 pounds. Each module can roll on the ground individually, [...]

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Google Acquires Photo-Based Translation App

Earlier today Google announced the purchase of the app Word Lens from Quest Visual; Word Lens allows the users to translate signs or any text by just taking a picture of it. The app currently allows you to translate between 7 different languages: English German Spanish Italian Russian Portuguese Google will most likely expand the [...]

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High Tech Talk About Toilets And Global Sanitation

Usually, when one thinks about technology and the development of new and interesting gadgets for the modern world, we think about computers and other smart devices that make our easy lives even easier. But when more than 35% of the human inhabitants on this planet—that’s 2.5 billion (BILLION! BILLION!) people—don’t have access to a toilet, [...]

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Sprint Publicly Confirms It Wants To Buy T-Mobile To Better Fight Verizon And AT&T

T-Mobile has certainly shaken up the wireless industry here in the U.S., and their efforts haven’t gone unnoticed, especially by their competitors. All of them. Just two years ago, rival AT&T tried to purchase the company, but the deal was struck down by regulators. Now, Sprint wants to attempt the same. In an interview with [...]

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The Geography Of 200+ Tech Acquisitions By Google, Facebook, And Twitter

You’ve likely heard of acquisitions made by all three of these companies. Facebook has purchased three notable companies, lately: Instagram, WhatsApp, and just this week, Titan Aerospace. Twitter has picked up TweetDeck, Vine, and Summify. Google? Well, Google hasn’t stopped buying up companies since the beginning. In fact, the big G makes up more than [...]

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Samsung Galaxy S5 Full Specs

Earlier this week, we told you about Samsung’s big reveal at Mobile World Congress: the long awaited, much anticipated Galaxy S5. If you’re looking for a full rundown of the official tech specs of Samsung’s new flagship device for 2014, look no further. Network :  LTE Cat.4 (150/50Mbps) Display:  5.1” FHD Super AMOLED (1920 x [...]

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Prescription Google Glass Is Real And Coming Soon [Photos]

Last month, we caught wind that Google will be introducing prescription versions of Google Glass — you know, for those of us with less than perfect eyesight. That’s been my one barrier to entry so far: I need prescription glasses. I’ve passed on three different offers to buy Glass just because of it. Good news: [...]

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What Tech Company Spends The Most On Advertising? The Results Might Surprise You.

Here are some interesting numbers for you to wrap your head around. In 2012, Samsung spent as much money on advertising as Apple did this entire year and the last three years — combined. Microsoft’s advertising budget jumped this year, most likely because 2013 is the first year they’ve had a broad portfolio of products [...]

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