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02.21.13
Sony preps extra-low power mobile GPS chips, draws on motion sensors for help
02.21.13

Sony preps extra-low power mobile GPS chips, draws on motion sensors for help

Many of us can vouch for smartphone navigation being something of a battery hog. Sony would like u...

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02.13.13
New in-car GPS tech uses motion sensors for accurate, autonomous city driving
02.13.13

New in-car GPS tech uses motion sensors for accurate, autonomous city driving

In-car GPS developers have long had to wrestle with the urban canyon effect that blocks or bounces...

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10.20.12
Node modular iOS sensor hands-on
10.20.12

Node modular iOS sensor hands-on

With the spate of bad publicity surrounding all those Kickstarter projects that never make it beyo...

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09.04.12
Mosoro releases its Bluetooth LE sensors and SDK for VIP appcessory developers
09.04.12

Mosoro releases its Bluetooth LE sensors and SDK for VIP appcessory developers

Since we last heard about Mosoro's Lego-brick sized Bluetooth LE modules, they've changed their na...

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08.21.12
Microsoft earns patent for claimed wireless charging improvement, pad with info screen
08.21.12

Microsoft earns patent for claimed wireless charging improvement, pad with info screen

Device makers are bent on bringing us inductive charging, and Redmond has joined the fray with a r...

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08.16.12
Black and Decker screwdriver senses your hand movement to adjust speed, direction (video)
08.16.12

Black and Decker screwdriver senses your hand movement to adjust speed, direction (video)

Were you feeling the need for new tech to replace the switches that control direction and speed on...

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07.17.12
Google patents Project Glass motion-based theft detection, locks up if it feels 'unnatural' movement
07.17.12

Google patents Project Glass motion-based theft detection, locks up if it feels 'unnatural' movement

We know that you're never gonna take your Google glasses off, but if some nefarious lout feels dif...

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06.27.12
Google Maps offline for Android is available today in version 6.9, also Compass Mode for Street View
06.27.12

Google Maps offline for Android is available today in version 6.9, also Compass Mode for Street View

Google showed off offline Google Maps at its event earlier this month, and now during I/O it's rea...

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03.18.12
Switched On: Extra Sensory Perception
03.18.12

Switched On: Extra Sensory Perception

Each week Ross Rubin contributes Switched On, a column about consumer technology. At Intel's CES 201...

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