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If you want a vacation from your smartphone but still need tunes, a Bluetooth speaker called Drifter may be just the gadget. Yes, the rugged, waterproof and buoyant model is aimed at the boating and beach crowd, but there are already plenty of wireless speakers with those qualities. What makes it...

August 11th 2015 at 8:39am 0 Comments
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Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade? Pish posh. As any red-blooded American will likely confess, it's the parade preceding the annual Rose Bowl that really gets one's attention, and this year's edition featured a float from none other than Microsoft itself. As Russell Wilson and co. were gearing up to...

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Online document publishing platform Scribd introduced a new mobile application for the iPhone called Float Reader. The app is a reading tool that lies somewhere in between Flipboard and Instapaper As expected, the Float Reader app lets you read documents from your online Scribd account. Scrib...

July 19th 2011 at 11:30am 0 Comments
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The iPhone is known for casual games, but Float might be a little too simple even for most casual gamers. That said, children and those just looking for a super simple experience may find it interesting. It's a game we've all played before -- you get a balloon and try to keep it in the air for...

March 10th 2011 at 8:00am 0 Comments
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For the first time ever (yes, ever!), this year's Rose Parade in Pasadena, California will be headed up by a hydrogen-powered vehicle. Honda's fuel cell-equipped FCX Clarity will lead the 120th parade, and the pace car will be followed by the Super Cub motorcycle -- the first model sold in the Unit...

December 24th 2008 at 2:09am 0 Comments
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We mentioned yesterday a rumor that Apple won't cut a check for iPhone application developers until the dev's share of the sales tops $250. A lot of commenters were upset about this, if it's true: TomWBrowning said "So if you make an app that costs $1 you won't see a penny even if 359 people buy it?...

June 27th 2008 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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There was a time when data was slow, screens where monochrome, and keypads were simple -- and that's the way we liked it. Now you've got QWERTY clamshells, virtual keyboards, e-ink, and everything in between, yet somehow, that's just not enough for HTC's wild tastes. The Windows Mobile champion (an...

March 18th 2008 at 5:35am 0 Comments
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Try not to get too frenetic here, but a couple of gurus at the University of St. Andrews in Scotland have reportedly created an "incredible levitation effect by engineering the force of nature which normally causes objects to stick together." In layman's terms, the scientists have devised a way to r...

August 7th 2007 at 2:08am 0 Comments